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We often forget how good we really have it here in USA

It seemed endless.

February 19, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Fighting foreclosure blight

Dead grass. Swimming pools with green water infested with mosquitoes. Garbage stacked in yards. Broken windows and trashed interiors.

February 18, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City overcharged restaurant $15,151 over 9 years for water

The City of Manteca has been overcharging Chez Shari restaurant at the municipal golf clubhouse for water use to the tune of $15,151.20 over nine years.

February 18, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Having a heart attack over the selling of Quadruple Bypass Burgers

The food police are at it again.

February 18, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Downtown Manteca ‘grows’ in size

Downtown is growing.

February 17, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SHIFTING TO 21st CENTURY

A dry winter has meant City of Manteca vehicle maintenance workers rarely have to worry about raindrops falling on them as they work on large vehicles such as refuse collection trucks and fire engines.

February 17, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


High speed rail: No longer their way or the freeway

Finally, a bit of sanity is surfacing around the folks at the California High Speed Rail Commission. They are taking their foot off the accelerator when it comes to their strategy of trying to steamroll over California by figuratively pursuing a one-track high speed rail vision.

February 16, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


10% less city water possible

South San Joaquin Irrigation District is warning the cities of Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy to brace for a possible 10 percent reduction in water deliveries for 2012.

February 16, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MORE THAN PIPE DREAM

The clay pipe being buried along Woodward Avenue is a precursor to a major transformation of orchards and fields south of the Highway 120 Bypass.

February 16, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Stop state retirees from working for state to help reduce deficit, unemployment

California has an 11.1 percent unemployment rate.

February 15, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


197,200 visitors flock to Lathrop over seven months

LATHROP - Pumpkins, snow and mud have turned out to be big draws for Lathrop.

February 15, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca should consider making highest vote getter every 2 years mayor

Is the direct election of Manteca's mayor a bane or a blessing?

February 15, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


4th of July celebration staying put

The political fireworks over the community celebrating the Fourth of July at Big League Dreams have turned out to be nothing more than a dud.

February 14, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


One for the money, two over 50 can go to Elvis tribute show

Here's something to get all shook up about: A free Elvis Presley tribute concert for those 50 and older.

February 14, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The price of a half cent sales tax vote: True pension reform

Just how good of a salesman is Jerry Brown?

February 13, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


The real wall we need to build is in DC

Building a wall, per se, won't address what is really fueling a mass "illegal" immigration from south of the border.

December 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Other Views


Garbage costing more in March

There's a chance the solid waste increases the Manteca City Council adopted Tuesday won't be fully implemented within four years as adopted.

December 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SOROPTIMIST MAGIC

There's something magical about the Manteca Soroptimists' Holiday Affair.

December 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Let’s restore steelhead in the LA River

"Though the great salmon runs were only in Northern California rivers, steelhead trout were trapped, speared or hooked as they returned to from the sea ...

December 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Gary Singh embodies the true American Dream

Twenty-four years ago Gary Singh was struggling to learn English.

December 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


600 fish will cost 209 region $250 million

A state bid to increase the net annual number of new fish on three rivers that provide the economic lifeblood for the Northern San Joaquin ...

December 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SIZZLER

Breakfast omelets at a Sizzler?

December 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Moorhead, Singh take oath today

Newcomer Gary Singh and incumbent Debby Moorhead will take the oath of office during a special Manteca City Council meeting set for 4 o'clock ...

December 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


TRASH TALK THIS TUESDAY

Manteca is moving to level the playing field when it comes to fees charged - or not charged - to collect garbage.

December 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Learning about life in Death Valley

I was near the top of Thimble Peak some 6,381 feet above the floor of Death Valley. What I saw before me was a ...

December 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Del Webb founder had SJ Valley roots

The largest residential development so far in Manteca history - and one that is slowly changing the city's demographics -is the progression of an idea ...

December 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cannery was first Manteca industry

Manteca's first industrial employer wasn't Spreckels Sugar.

December 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Powers left mark on farming & Manteca

Ed Powers was a 24-year-old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream.

November 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


ANSWERING THE CALL

Volunteers exclusively answered fire alarms in Manteca up until 52 years ago.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca tree lighting set for Thursday

Manteca's traditional lighting of the city Christmas tree on Thursday kicks off an evening of holiday fun at the Civic Center.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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