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KILLER ON THE LOOSE?

It is an irony that isn't lost on Doris Morgan.

July 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wine Group plans to build big warehouse

The Wine Group - the world's second largest winery based on volume - is planning to build a 510,000-square-foot warehouse for wine storage on the southeast corner of East Highway 120 and Murphy Road in rural Ripon.

July 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Give Reichelt her due: She was right about Mello Roos taxes

Georgiana Reichelt has been called a lot of things over the years.

July 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


KIDS’ ZONE RETURNS

Youth aged 2 to 6 are invited to bring their ride-on toy cars or power ride-ons to Friday's Kids' Drive-In party being staged by the Manteca Parks & Recreation Department.

July 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Eight so far seek two openings in Manteca

The November Manteca City Council election could be one for the record books.

July 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Heat wave hits as 20th anniversary of blackout approaches

The current heat wave that started Saturday with the initial day of 100 degree plus heat and is expected to continue through this Saturday comes just two weeks shy of the worst modern power outage ever in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop as well as the rest of Northern California.

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Two decades in Manteca of broken promises regarding library

You can't - as they say - judge a book by its cover.

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


BURGERS TOP BOOKS

A citizens group striving to write a new chapter for public libraries in San Joaquin County is counting the Golden Arches to make its case.

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


260,000 BY 2060

More than 260,000 people will call Manteca, Ripon or Lathrop home in 2060 if population forecasts issued by the San Joaquin County Council of Governments materialize.

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Chevron station, mini food store south of Bypass

The architecture for a proposed Circle K convenience store and Chevron gas station south of the 120 Bypass along South Main Street will dovetail into that of The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca Unified still following civil rights hoop settlement

Ever wonder why Manteca Unified School District started combining varsity basketball games for boys and girls teams on Friday nights?

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


‘The mountains are calling and I must go’

Why do I hike? I was wondering that Monday as I was bypassing snow nearing the 14,232-foot summit of White Mountain, California's third highest peak.

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


1900s: Manteca starts as wide spot on road

The 20th century dawned in Manteca without a domestic water system, a public sewer, or even electricity.

July 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


War brings major change to Manteca

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.

July 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1930s: farm woes, fires, floods in ‘quiet decade’

The 1930s could be characterized as Manteca's "quiet decade" if it weren't for the first major flood of the 20th century, labor strife, fires, and diseased sugar beets temporarily shuttering Spreckels Sugar.

July 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Tennis balls up MUSD game

Sherie Gates treats Golden West School like it is her own home.

August 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Northgate Park makeover underway

Manteca's second oldest community park - Northgate Park - is undergoing a $950,000 modernization.

August 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Medeiros seeks return to board

Manuel Medeiros - a former trustee that was knocked off the Manteca Unified board in the 2014 election won by Ashley Drain who later was indicted ...

August 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Law offers relief from ADA lawsuits

California small businesses no longer will be at the mercy of "predatory lawyers" if they correct American with Disabilities Act violations identified by an access ...

August 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The compelling case for vibrant arts in schools & in Manteca

Singing -or more precisely music - isn't one of my strong suits. I don't sing in the shower as I don't want to ...

August 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SCHOOL-LESS IN SOUTH MANTECA?

A solution to housing the avalanche of students expected from 9,779 homes -including 8,312 homes south of the 120 Bypass -in various stages ...

August 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca water use up 15% over last year

Manteca's water use is creeping back up.

August 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ben Cantu & Manteca’s three-peat

Manteca - that once billed itself as "The Crossroads of California" in the 1980s before adopting the moniker "The Family City" - is at a crossroads.

August 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


LOSING PRIVILEGES

A small but growing number of Manteca residents are singing the blues because their efforts not to pay more green by continually placing garbage in ...

August 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Thieves steal trees from cemetery

How low will thieves go?

August 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Developers push Manteca closer to year round schools

The party is almost over.

August 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Getting lives back on track

David Lee Nunes Jr. is facing a tough decision.

August 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


TAKING OFF

These are heady days for Stockton Metropolitan Airport.

August 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1800s: Cowell walked across Sierra from Nevada

It was the ultimate power walk.

August 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Keeping SJ County moving

Kris Balaji is an expert at moving things.

August 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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