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WINTER RESPITE

A bit of paradise - and a rare look into a winter's day in the Northern San Joaquin Valley 160 years ago - awaits those venturing to Caswell Memorial State Park.

February 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FLOOD FEES COMING

The cost of building a home in southwest Manteca could jump $3,145 on April 20.

February 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Funding running out for 6 firefighters

Manteca will lose funding for six firefighters within 11 months.

February 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


What direction for Manteca High’s second hundred years?

Manteca High was once the social center of the community with its performing arts center jammed for concerts and other events.

February 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca’s monument to drug use

Want to see how drug use can destroy a neighborhood?

February 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


PULLING THE PLUG

Sycamore Court - the fire-damaged problematic boarding house with 15 rooms and two communal bathrooms near the heart of downtown Manteca - will not be able to reopen as a residential complex.

February 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$17K needed to remove lead paint at fire station

It is going to cost $17,000 to remove and dispose of lead paint at Manteca's oldest fire station on Powers Avenue across from Lincoln Park.

February 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sacramento discouraging significant water conservation

Imagine South San Joaquin Irrigation District being able to reduce water use by 60,000 or so acre feet annually. That's enough water based on Manteca's current per capita use of 150 gallons a day to meet the needs of 357,099 Californians for a year or a city the size of Bakersfield.

February 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


WINTER DAY TRIP ON

ARNOLD - Big snow, big trees, and the big outdoors.

February 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


New Melones still lags with 42% capacity

Sierra snowfall that is the heaviest so far in 22 years has only been able to bring New Melones Reservoir up to 42 percent of its 2.4 million acre feet of water capacity.

February 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


LATHROP ROAD FIASCO?

Take a drive down Lathrop Road at mid-afternoon and you'll get a precursor of what is to come on a roadway that is emerging as a key player in the movement of goods while serving existing and emerging neighborhoods.

February 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


What happens if Manteca Unified goes nuclear?

How advantageous is it for the Building Industry Association of the Delta headed by Jon Beckman who once served as a councilman in the fairly slow growth community of Lodi to get the developers he advocates for to play ball with the Manteca Unified School District?

February 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


FINANCIAL TIME BOMB?

Manteca Unified is on target to spend at least $13.9 million more for a 50 percent jump in teacher retirement contributions within three years.

February 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


TRASH TALKING

Arguably the most enduring Manteca municipal "employee" of the past 14 years did a lot of trash talk.

February 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Tickets issued for rolling thru stop sign every 10 minutes

You'd better think twice about rolling through that stop sign.

February 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Growth wave slams Mossdale, Veritas schools before others

There is one tool that Manteca Unified might need to deploy in the next five years that may not sit too well with families already ...

April 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Chamber brings Market & Music to Manteca starting May 23

Market & Music in Manteca returns on Tuesdays from May 23 to July 25 at Library Park.

April 28, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Community leader Ted Poulos passes away at age 89

Ted Poulos - a man that helped Manteca residents stay healthy as well as playing key roles in building the community and its economy - passed away ...

April 28, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


POLICE SPACE ISSUES

The first permeant space expansion for the Manteca Police Department in nearly 40 years will be ready to move into next week.

April 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca turning water play feature back on at Library Park May 23

There's going to be free, cool fun for kids this summer.

April 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Nature’s drought is over but not the ‘real’ drought

Take a drive out to Stewart Road.

April 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS

They're bullish on downtown Manteca and with good reason.

April 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Transfers take pressure off Manteca High

If it wasn't for transfers out of the Manteca High attendance area to other high schools in the district the campus would have 455 ...

April 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Shed your tears for Mary Phillips & Stacy Errickson

I do not cry for Jack Jones. Nor do I shed a tear for Marcel Williams.

April 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA’S DOUBLE TRACK FUTURE

There are double tracks in Manteca's future.

April 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


State’s green strategy takes green from poor

California's green strategy, if anyone in Sacramento has the courage to be honest, should be called for what it is - the biggest rip-off of ...

April 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Van Ryn going into Manteca Hall of Fame for agriculture efforts

Bill Van Ryn -a self-employed farmer who is an avid supporter of Catholic ministries - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.

April 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


VIETNAM WAR MURAL

Manteca is dedicating its 30th mural - a tribute to those who served in the Vietnam War - on Saturday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at ...

April 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Mathis & Huerta help save the Delta farm

Delta College trustees Cathy Mathis of Manteca and Carlos Huerta of Stockton have saved the farm - the Delta College Farm that is.

April 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca’s future front door on Moffat Boulevard

The answer to jump starting downtown may be pulling out of the station in seven or so years.

April 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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