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Don’t recreate Modesto’s Village 1 debacle in Manteca

Modesto has a population of 202,000 residents.

February 13, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Spending $1.3K to save $650K annually

A consignment used car lot on the southeast corner of Wetmore and South Main streets could help the City of Manteca general fund save $650,000 a year.

February 13, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


97 workers losing jobs at Manteca supplier for NUMMI plant

Amtex is closing its Manteca operations March 31 due to Toyota's decision to pull the plug on the NUMMI plant in Fremont.

February 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | BUSINESS


Convicted robber wants OK to pedal hot dogs on Manteca streets

A Stockton man convicted of second degree robbery, possession of controlled substances, and using a firearm in commission of a felony wants a Manteca municipal vendor's license so he can operate a hot dog catering van on city streets.

February 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Scaling back flirtation with death on Half Dome

Sanity is about to return to one of Yosemite's most enduring features – Half Dome.

February 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Reducing housing fees will do harm

Editor Manteca Bulletin,

February 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Letters


Tale of two Manteca houses

There is still no rhyme or reason to the Manteca housing market as it enters the third year of full-scale foreclosure frenzy.

February 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


The case for a $10,000 California tax credit for homebuyers

The best way to keep California's housing construction pulse from straight-lining might just be Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposal for reviving and expanding the $10,000 state home buyer's tax credit.

February 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Home values drop 57% in 4 years

The days of Manteca's housing prices mimicking Six Flags at Vallejo's Medusa super roller coaster plunging to earth are over.

February 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Volunteers sought to help place flags

An anticipated break in storm systems Monday will allow volunteers to place and unfurl 2,400 flags to honor American presidents.

February 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


You can’t trash city’s response to recession

It takes a lot of cash to get rid of our trash.

February 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


46 Manteca housing starts

Manteca builders started 46 new homes in January.

February 10, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SSJID: PG&E gas line might induce growth triggering EIR study need

PG&E's plans to place a 24-inch natural gas line through a swath of rural South Manteca is likely to be "growth inducing" and therefore may require an environmental impact study before work can proceed.

February 10, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The Protect PG&E’s Gold Mine Act

Hiram Johnson and his contemporaries were mortified at the chokehold Southern Pacific Railroad had on California in the early 1900s.

February 10, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Shades of pink in the land of bleeding red

"We have met the enemy and he is us." – Pogo in Walt Kelly's 1970 comic strip of the same name

February 09, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Ground needs 2” of rain before runoff occurs

It will take at least 2 inches of rain in much of California before any sizeable run-off makes its way into reservoirs that are at record lows.

October 02, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


30 YEARS OF FUN

The frost isn't on the pumpkin yet and the day time highs are still hitting the upper 90s.

October 02, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca schools byte off more than they can afford

They're sleek. They're cutting edge. They're today.

October 02, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$31.7 million decision is for the birds

The double-crested cormorant is not on any endangered species list.

October 01, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Study: SSJID can lower rates 15%

It's now the $310 million question.

September 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Stockton Police: Gambling with Sam Fant’s reputation?

Stockton Police are alleging Manteca Unified School District board member Sam Fant is a person of interest in an Internet café gambling operation.

September 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


EU golf remains unbeaten

Brooke Riley shot an even-par 37 to lead East Union's 246-288 win over Manteca at Manteca Park Golf Course. Monday's win moves the Lancers to 5-0 in the Valley Oak League.

September 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | High School Sports


Unconditional love for all her 31 kids

What's right with the world?

September 29, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


MOVING WALL RETURNING

The Moving Wall - an 80 percent replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., - is returning to Manteca a little more than 20 years after its first appearance.

September 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sammy Davis’ lesson in black & white

Editor's note: This is an abbreviated version of a column about the Manteca High Vietnam Moving Wall ceremonies that former Manteca High student and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis appeared at that was published in March of 1993.

September 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


TALKING TRASH

You can tell a lot about a city by its garbage.

September 27, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Two types of water: Let the suing begin

Water is water, right?

September 27, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$MART MOVE$

She's a single woman in Manteca in her 50s.

September 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


DEEPENING DROUGHT FEARED

It rained 0.51 inches in Manteca on Thursday.

September 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Time to change course at city hall

There is no delicate way to put this. The folks who run the City of Manteca day-to-day are out of touch with the people they serve.

September 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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