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Not exactly mirroring USA economy

New home starts dropped in August across the country.

September 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘New’ Library Park helps set up downtown’s game

Downtown's future - and its past glory - is being celebrated today.

September 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$5 a head fish bounty versus $6 billion dam

Could a $5 a head fish bounty program bring a truce to California's water wars?

September 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Powering Manteca

Marty Turner has spent countless days and nights in driving rain and falling snow to keep the lights on and help power the Northern California economy.

September 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Pumpkin Maze employs 300 with $150,000 October payroll

LATHROP - Dell'Osso Farms' Pumpkin Maze is more than just an October tradition and the largest agri-tourist attraction in California.

September 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Advance carnival tickets save buyers 50 percent

The 27th edition of the Manteca Pumpkin Fair kicks off Wednesday when the carnival starts a five-day run adjacent to Best Buy in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.

September 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$458M Manteca RDA debt

Manteca's Redevelopment Agency has $458 million in debt California taxpayers will be on the hook for if Gov. Jerry Brown achieves his ultimate goal of putting redevelopment agencies out of business.

September 24, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca family fun zone must be inclusive, not just for moneyed

It is clear there are a significant number of people out there who would like Manteca to have another public swimming pool.

September 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Scaring up several fun contests for Pumpkin Fair

The search is on for Manteca's Great Pumpkin carver.

September 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Time for mortgage lending to go back to the future

Back to the future - that is exactly what the government needs to do.

September 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Time to make those who benefit most from valley air pollution pay for it

The Environmental Protection Agency is absolutely right.

September 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Smog costly for drivers

The smog is not only making folks irritable but it will soon cost every vehicle owner in the San Joaquin Valley $12 a year.

September 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Library Park expansion dedication set for Monday

Manteca is going to celebrate a rare occurrence Monday - the tearing up of a street to create a park.

September 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


No water, no power = home uninhabitable

Every neighborhood seems to have one. And they're not hard to spot.

September 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Court sides with SSJID on fish

A federal plan to essentially drain New Melones when needed to protect salmon in the Delta has been tossed by U.S. District Court Judge Oliver Wagner.

September 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


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 ...

July 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1910s: Water brought prosperity to Manteca

Water.

July 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘Bulbs’ & de facto right turn lanes

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared March 26, 2005 in the Manteca Bulletin. The city, 11 years later, is ...

July 18, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA GROWS UP

Karen McLaughlin's tenure as Manteca's city manager came to an end this week.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City manager job wasn’t on radar

Karen McLaughlin didn't start out in life with the goal of becoming a city manager.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Water play stays dry awaiting state

Joanne Beattie would love to have the city turn back on the $450,000 interactive water play feature at Library Park on Tuesdays during the ...

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Circle K with gas pumps at Bypass & Main

The first commercial construction south of the 120 Bypass since the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley opened eight years ago will be a convenience store ...

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1800s: Cowell walked across Sierra Nevada

Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Environmental perfectionism can kill people

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared Feb. 16, 2005 in the Manteca Bulletin.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca’s problem: Silicon in Bay Area

Manteca's destiny is sealed but its fate isn't.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


GECAC: 79.2% success rate

"If you put a caring adult across from a struggling student amazing things will happen." - the late Antone Raymus

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


NEW $500K ENGINE

Manteca's newest fire engine rides higher for a reason.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Impromptu steak dinner for homeless

Jeff Shields had a dilemma.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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