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Future Manteca park needs

It is costing Manteca taxpayers $475,000 so the city can have a plan for the next 20 years about what they should do to address parks and recreation needs.

June 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


100 percent Chromebooks by end of 2017

Every Ripon Unified student from kindergarten through 12th grade will be using Chromebooks by the end of 2017.

June 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca saves $140K a year by shedding PG&E

Is the epic struggle the South San Joaquin Irrigation District has undertaken to replace PG&E as the retail power supplier for Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon worth it?

June 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Another warehouse for Spreckels

One of the three remaining undeveloped parcels in the 360-acre Spreckels Park project may soon have a 285,215-square-foot building for industrial uses.

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


NEXT MILESTONE

Some 107 years after South County residents embraced the then bold move to form the South San Joaquin Irrigation District, secure what are now senior water rights on the Stanislaus River watershed, and build the first in a series of reservoirs that powered economy growth and prosperity for over a century, the current SSJID board is posed to make another milestone decision.

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cabral: He went the extra mile for customers

Bill Cabral - a man who parlayed a trust in people, an outgoing personality, and a work ethic second to none to found Cabral Motors in 1957 - has passed away at age 84.

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A Night of Hope focus on helping homeless

A Night of Hope is coming to Manteca.

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The next step: Preventing homelessness

Mike Kelly is a wise man.

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Frosted flakes, sin taxes & North Korea

It was a Saturday morning ritual for way too many years.

June 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Restroom security working

There was a time when a parent could take their child to the Library Park playground during the day and if he or she needed to go to the bathroom, they used the restrooms just a dozen yards or so away.

June 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Despair? Not on their watch

Hope springs eternal.

June 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The council is clear: Manteca must deal with the homeless

The message Tuesday was clear: No more fooling around when it comes to the homeless.

June 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


From homeless to success

Jeff Zellner is living the American Dream.

June 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Get ready for Sacramento ‘magic’ to deal with homeless

Get ready for the big lie - or at least being misled whether it is intentional or not.

June 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Do as we say not as we do department

Perhaps the entire City of Manteca staff didn't get the memo about a drought being on and it being against the rules for anyone to water between noon and 6 p.m. on any day.

June 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Manteca cuts water use by 28% in June

Manteca has hit its stride when it comes to water conservation.

July 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cantu swings away with new golf course idea

Ben Cantu's proposal during his unsuccessful 2014 campaign for the Manteca City Council to convert the Manteca Golf Course into a low-key community park ...

July 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


9,779 MORE HOMES

Enough housing units are now on the development playing board to turn Manteca into a city of 105,000 residents if they are all built.

July 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MANTECA MEMORY LANE

A stroll down Manteca's memory lane is planned for Saturday, July 30, at Woodward Park.

July 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


How about background checks on buyers of smartphones to save lives?

I feel so much safer knowing that California will soon be doing background checks on those who buy ammunition.

July 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Is Manteca off track?

Ben Cantu uses a remote controlled model car to explain what he believes is the biggest problem facing the City of Manteca.

July 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THEY’RE NOT ON VACATION

School's out for the summer.

July 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Partial frontage roads for Oakwood Trails

Oakwood Trails - a new neighborhood envisioned for 676 homes - is moving a step closer to breaking ground.

July 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Filing opens next week for council

Manteca city voters on Nov. 8 will get to do something that Modesto voters no longer can - vote to fill all council seats that are ...

July 11, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Why not ban ability to buy soda using food stamps?

You've heard the pitch.

July 11, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Lawyers use class action to take you to cleaners

My front-end washing machine generated an odor after a number of uses.

July 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Making Manteca streets safer

The lives of pedestrians - and bicyclists - in Manteca do matter.

July 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Drones may join Manteca illegal fireworks fight plus city fence amnesty

Mayor Steve DeBrum wants the possible use of drones next Fourth of July weekend to patrol the skies over Manteca to document illegal fireworks.

July 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


California isn’t flooding; it’s burning

It's time to fight fire with fire.

July 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Other Views


River Islands planning 600 apartments

River Islands at Lathrop is gearing up to enter the red-hot South County apartment market.

July 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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