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You can’t judge people by their housing type

I had been a homeowner for 12 years when I went to rent an apartment seven years ago.

June 24, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Neighbors dislike apartment plan

Buyers of homes built in Dutra Estates are convinced the Manteca City Council has set in motion the decline of their neighborhood by allowing apartments to be built on the southeast corner of Woodward Avenue and the new alignment of McKinley Avenue.

June 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Legislature pays the price for their poor performance

"I halted a fulfilling private sector career path to enter public service. I now have to explain to my wife and daughter that we won't be able to pay the bills because a politician chose to grandstand at our expense." - Assemblyman Mike Gatto, D- Los Angeles, lamenting about forfeiting his pay for the legislature's failure to adopt a balanced budget on time

June 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Legislature bars SHARP volunteers from ticket writing

Parking enforcement for everything from blocking a fire hydrant to illegal use of handicapped zones is expected to drop off significantly in Manteca.

June 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Del Webb folks lobby council to avoid laying off 6 firefighters

Denise Drury doesn't see the issue over whether Manteca can afford to keep six firefighters after July 1 as being purely about money.

June 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It’s heaven on earth: Summer in Manteca

The air just before dawn in Manteca during the summer is pure heaven.

June 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Apartments lag behind homes

More than nine times as many single family homes have been built in Manteca during the past 25 years than apartments.

June 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It's July 3rd & 4th

The City of Manteca is celebrating the Fourth of July on July 3.

June 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Standing at work is better than standing in an unemployment line

Back in the 1990s, a Ford executive was showing off a new line of robots that assemble vehicles to a United Auto Workers representative.

June 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Moffat, E. Yosemite road work

Expect delays on Moffat Boulevard as well as East Yosemite Avenue between Cottage Avenue and Commerce Drive for the next few weeks.

June 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Here comes summer!

Get ready for a hot time in Manteca this week.

June 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Policy opens door for Manteca vendor

Homeless people wanting to access restrooms inside the Manteca Library when the outside lobby doors are locked are forcing the city to upgrade the double glass lobby doors.

June 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A bright idea from Uncle Sam: Mercury poisoning possibility for every household

Lead and asbestos have been banned by government decree from being used in homes.

June 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Manteca writing off $414,253

Bad debt write-offs for non-payment of municipal utilities have dropped for the first time after growing for four years.

June 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca updating rules governing dog owners

If your dog is licensed and you have it on a leash walking around town but without the city issued identification tag Manteca's animal services officers can impound it.

June 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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My favorite song? Try ‘California’ by Sinatra

My taste in music runs the gamut from rock to jazz as well as country to western.

April 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Fireworks on 4th at Woodward?

Manteca's Independence Day celebration at Big League Dreams sports complex has been a dud of sorts when it comes to attendance to the activities ...

April 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Waterford joining Manteca Hall of Fame

Phil Waterford - a businessman driven to serve the less fortunate in the community - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.

April 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


California: Is it the next stoner state?

Jerry Brown a few years back was asked to comment on the drive to legalize recreational use of pot in California.

April 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


ACE coming down the tracks?

Altamont Corridor Express trains will start running down the tracks to downtown Manteca, Ripon and Modesto if the California High Speed Rail Authority votes to ...

April 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


South County Savior

Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series on rivers, lakes, reservoirs, the Delta, innovations and the weather that play a key role ...

April 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


NEW WATER SOURCE FOR COURSE

Menlo Park's exclusive Sharon Heights Golf & Country Club knows the value of reclaimed wastewater.

April 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$500 fines possible for water abuse

Stricter water rules are now in place for Manteca residents and businesses.

April 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ex-Lathrop chamber CEO hosts book release event

Former Lathrop Chamber of Commerce CEO Mary Kennedy-Bracken is conducting a book release party on Thursday, May 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m ...

April 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


PITCHER PERFECT

Most of the time, a three-hitter with eight strikeouts will yield a win for a pitcher.

April 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It was almost worth losing the pepper tree

My neighbors have probably been wondering if I was ever going to top Christmas Eve 2010.

April 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Grassroots downtown plan

A low-key proposal to establish a partnership between the city, businesses, and property owners to breathe new life into downtown has been outlined by the ...

April 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


RETURN OF THE JEDI

Get ready for the return of the Jedi, Manteca Parks & Recreation style.

April 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Long reaps Hall of Fame honor

Henry C. Long - a farmer with roots dating back to 1901 in French Camp - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.

April 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Go ahead and tell me to take a hike

The mountains call.

April 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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