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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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Brooks says ‘thanks’ with free car washes

You can score this Monday through Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. with a free express exterior car wash as Scott Brooks celebrates the ...

September 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New life for old Indy site

One of Manteca's biggest eyesores could soon become the city's largest climate controlled mini-storage.

September 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MODESTO’S VICTORIAN JEWEL

MODESTO - The McHenry Mansion in downtown Modesto is an unparalleled treasure from the Victorian era.

September 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Manteca must kill Raymus expressway

It's time to do the honorable thing. It's time to do the right thing. It's time to do the fiscally wise thing ...

September 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Cantu, Cushman plan meet & greets

Two more Manteca City Council candidates in the Nov. 8 election are planning meet and greet events.

September 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Pumpkin Maze on pace to top 3 million visitors

California's biggest agri-tourism event - the Dell'Osso Farms Pumpkin Maze - is expected to close in on its 3 millionth visitor during its October run.

September 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Mayor honors memory of Suzanne Clemens

Suzanne Roberts Clemens loved Manteca and Lathrop.

September 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


What about the lies public colleges feed students to cover tuition tabs?

No one should find joy in ITT Technical Institute pulling the plug on its 130 plus campuses including the Lathrop location that has been around ...

September 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


ONE SWEET DEAL

The "coach" delivered.

September 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


VA eyes Manteca for Vet Center

Manteca city officials are working with the Veterans Administration to locate a Vet Center in Manteca.

September 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MELS GARAGE

Learning in Manteca Unified is more than just words and math.

September 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Police score compliments for homeless success stories

Manteca Councilman Mike Morowit is impressed with the early success Manteca Police Department is having by dedicating community resource officers to address homeless issues in ...

September 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Proposition 57: Get out of Jail Free measure

There's a measure on the ballot you're going to want to pay extra attention to on Nov. 8.

September 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


COMING DOWN THE TRACK

Bay Area riders catching California High Speed Rail to Los Angeles will initially ride ACE trains to Merced to make their connection.

September 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Chicken Little now rules California barnyards

Cows fart. Cows belch.

September 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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