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CRIME DROPS IN MANTECA

Manteca crime through the first seven months of 2017 - except for two categories - is down significantly from the same period last year.

August 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Using 96-gallon carts to address homeless issues

Let's be honest.

August 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


THOSE BLASTED CARTS

Shopping carts being abandoned throughout Manteca are not a homeless problem per se.

August 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Amazon creating 1,000 jobs 10 miles north of Manteca near airport

The biggest private sector employer in San Joaquin County will soon be Amazon.

August 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Hunting for witches in the Internet Age

History repeats itself.

August 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Letters


PAYING PRICE FOR PROGRESS

The City of Manteca is taking Eric and Jeanette Hayes' home one way or another.

August 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Water use in Manteca just 11% below ‘13

Manteca's water use skyrocketed in July as a long string of 100-plus degree days prompted an increase in landscape watering.

August 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca pot growers must have permits starting Sept. 14

Anyone growing marijuana for recreational or medicinal purposes in Manteca starting Sept. 14 will be required to obtain a permit from the City of Manteca.

August 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA CAMPING IS ILLEGAL

A year ago homeless were bedding down for the night even before the sun went down in front of the Chase Bank and beneath the covered walkway leading to Food-4-Less and other stores at the Spreckels Park Marketplace.

August 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Avoiding the total eclipse of the heart

A miracle of sorts is happening today at 10:17 a.m.

August 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


I-5 do-si-do & high speed parking lots

Friday's colossal back-up on northbound Interstate 5 offered a peek of what lies ahead for the Tracy-Lathrop-Manteca region.

August 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


At least there’s space for evidence

Manteca Police may have cramped headquarters but at least there should be adequate room for evidence storage.

August 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Board looks at options for growth

Manteca Unified expects by 2020 to have upwards of 2,000 more students - or the equivalent of two elementary schools.

August 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


STREET CRED

In just a little over 3½ miles, one city street in Manteca carries four different names.

August 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Roundabout on Louise Ave. for new homes

The first new neighborhood built east of Highway 99 in more than a decade is expected to generate 241 students that most likely will end up filling classroom seats at New Haven School and East Union High.

August 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Meanwhile drunks keep on truckin’

A protest convoy of more than 300 trucks minus trailers rolling down Highway 99 from Yuba City to Fresno on Friday was designed to bring ...

October 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SIDEWALK SLEEPING

Manteca's elected leaders on a one-by-one basis made it clear to city staff they don't want anyone, homeless or not, to be able ...

October 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


More homes will mean less water used

Typically when an acre of California farmland is converted into an acre of subdivision homes the water use is a wash.

October 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


PUMPKIN MANIA

Dell'Osso Farms is arguably the happiest place in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

October 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Want affordable housing? Then bring back RDA

Voters are being asked in November to approve a $4 billion general obligation bond to pay for affordable housing.

October 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


OPEN ONCE AGAIN

The City of Manteca has reopened the restrooms at Library Park that have been closed for daily use for more than three years.

October 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SSJID extending irrigation season through Oct. 20

Flows out of New Melones River into the Stanislaus River will start ramping up today until they almost triple to 1,375 cubic feet per ...

October 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Pumpkin Fair carnival opens today

Manteca Pumpkin Fair events start today with the opening of the carnival at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley near Fitness Evolution at Union Road ...

October 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New homes picking up 68% of growth cost for roads

An updated major road fee that is weighted heavily on the back of residential growth is now in place.

October 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


PARK CAMERAS BY NOVEMBER

Surveillance cameras are expected to be in place by sometime in November at two downtown hot spots for issues involving the homeless as well as ...

October 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It’s more than just homeless stealing silverware and then running

Debby Moorhead was at Denny's on South Main Street when two homeless individuals entered the restaurant, grabbed some silverware, and fled.

October 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Memo to city on downtown: How about it, partner?

If you are among the 30,000 plus people heading downtown this weekend for the 33rd annual Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair, make sure you ...

October 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA’S PUMPKIN KING

George Perry Sr. loved the Manteca Pumpkin Fair.

October 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CENTENNIAL CALENDAR

Richard Silverman and Tom Stewart are on a mission - for Manteca.

October 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Is Manteca about to get on a better growth course?

Brace yourself for a watershed event.

October 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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