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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


Where will elementary classroom capacity go?

The first step Manteca Unified will make in addressing a tidal wave of enrollment growth in the coming years is to determine options that maximize the $45 million they have on hand.

April 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


A CENTURY AGO

Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes brought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.

April 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SOLAR IS HOT TREND

In the coming months Manteca will reach a milestone no one would have thought possible less than a decade ago - the 1,800th home in the city could be generating its own electricity.

April 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Anyone for a March 17, 2020 primary vote?

Trying to get the elected leaders in the small states that hold sway other the Electoral College to abandon it is the textbook definition of an exercise in futility.

April 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The ticking time bomb driving cost of government

California's minimum wage has some significant collateral damage that advocates failed to factor.

April 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Galgiani makes push to secure $110M for flood protection work

State Senator Cathleen Galgiani is making a push to secure $100 million to provide mandated 200-year flood protection for Lathrop as well as part of Manteca and Stockton.

April 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Apartment proposal lacks bus turnout for serving 103 students

Elementary students that would live with their families at the proposed 144-unit Manteca Luxury Apartments on Lathrop Road west of Union Road would be bused some six miles to French Camp School.

April 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca sticks with golf model

Manteca is sticking with a proven operational model for the Manteca Golf Course.

April 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘That’s what the police officer keeps asking’

As I was jogging down Cowell Avenue to cross Moffat Boulevard to reach the Tidewater to head south toward Sedan Avenue Monday at noon, a figure was sitting crouched over on the concrete near the fence line of the self-serve fueling station.

April 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Burglar took checks written for senior center activities

A number of checks written for five events and seven classes taking place at the Manteca Senior Center were stolen during a break-in at the city facility earlier this month.

April 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Things get a tad heated in negotiations between RUSD & teachers

Nothing heats up the vernacular as much as salary negotiations, or more precisely , the public posturing away from the table.

April 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


THE $80M QUESTION

The solution to reduce carnage on the 120 Bypass and ease congestion at the freeway's interchange with Highway 99 will require a major revamp of the Austin Road interchange.

April 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


DELICATO EXPANDING

Manteca largest year-round agricultural employer is gearing up for a major expansion.

April 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Maybe call it the ‘Homeless Highway’

It may go down as the biggest unintended consequences in Manteca history.

April 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


City improves Library Park conditions, issues still remain

LAUREL TO THE CITY OF MANTECA for efforts so far at addressing issues at Library Park in downtown Manteca.

June 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Free summer lunch offered at 44 sites

Making sure that students have at least one nutritional meal weekdays during summer break has proven an effective way to make sure hunger doesn't ...

June 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Political humor needs to get out of the proverbial gutter

I like a good political joke even if it lampoones a position or politician I support.

June 01, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SUMMER SPLASH SATURDAY

The Manteca Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with the Manteca Fire Department is offering a free Summer Splash Water Safety Day on Saturday, June ...

June 01, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City looking at replacing trees, cleaning pavers in downtown

Addressing two downtown concerns - missing trees that were planted as part of a nearly $3 million redevelopment project and dirty sidewalk/crosswalk pavers - are on ...

June 01, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Roundabout planned for Woodward, Union Road

There's a roundabout in the future for the Union Road and Woodward Avenue intersection.

June 01, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Powers left mark on farming as well as on Manteca

Ed Powers arrived in Manteca in 1904 as a 24 year old with a dream.

June 01, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CalPERS cost will double to $19.5M in 5 years

Manteca within five years will be paying over $19 million into the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).

May 31, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca don’t need no stinkin’ Atherton Drive missing link

Debbie Moorhead was adamant at the last Manteca City Council meeting that she wants the infamous missing link on Atherton Drive between Airport Way and ...

May 31, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SAFEST WATER POSSIBLE

There are - by some estimations - as much as 10 feet of snow still hugging the upper reaches of the western slope of the 11,464-foot ...

May 31, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Remembering freedom’s price

They came from throughout California - the Los Angeles Basin, Central Valley farm towns, San Francisco, and mountain communities.

May 30, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sworn police officer ranks unchanged for 3rd straight year

Manteca has added almost 5,000 residents in the past five years.

May 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Summer & life’s little pleasures

Summertime and the livin' is easy

May 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Golf course subsidy jumps to $320,000

The Manteca Golf Course needs financial help.

May 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


STILL DIGGING OUT

Three Sierra passes that are typically open by Memorial Day weekend are still blocked by snowdrifts that Caltrans crews report are as high as 40 ...

May 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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