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1920s: Drought hurts Manteca economy

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

November 29, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1910s: Water brought prosperity to Manteca

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

November 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1900s: Manteca starts as wide spot on road

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

November 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1800s: Joshua Cowell walked across Sierra

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

November 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It wasn’t perfect in a Mayberry vanilla way

My brothers dared me to do what they caught Jeff, a young kid from across the alley, doing one day.

November 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$1,500 DAILY PG&E BILL

Here's a riddle: What costs at least $1,500 a day to run in electricity, has 250,000 lights, includes 6 inches of ice, and has a reindeer named Rodolfo?

November 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Father Joe, Pastor Mike & being an American on this Thanksgiving Day

We take a lot for granted.

November 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Turkeys R Us reaches goal of 2,900 turkeys

Mike Mallory is impressed.

November 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Postal Service compares itself to refrigerators

Pity the United States Postal Service.

November 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Police chief selection hits snag, delays pick until 2012

Picking the next Manteca police chief is almost back to square one.

November 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Professional video production among telethon auction items

Ricardo Granados has seen the positive impact the Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club has had on youth over the years firsthand.

November 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


California going to pot: Crime & non-punishment

San Joaquin County is a trendsetter when it comes to crime and non-punishment in California.

November 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Give students & professors more time to protest

We require sex education in school.

November 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Boys & Girls delivers on promise

No one wanted the Boys & Girls Club in their neighborhood back in 1978.

November 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca being sued for $25M in fatal officer-involved shooting

Relatives of Ernesto Duenez Jr. are suing the City of Manteca, retired Police Chief Dave Bricker, and Police Officer John Moody for $25 million in what they are framing as an unjustified shooting employing excessive force.

November 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Wail of dozens of police sirens & toilet flushing

One of the most unique car shows in the 209 takes place today from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Ripon ...

October 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


6,000 more students by 2020?

Conditions exist that could increase Manteca Unified enrollment by 25 percent to top 30,000 students by 2020.

October 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cheap shots, ethnicity & the Manteca council race

Let's be very clear on one point: What you are about to read is not being uttered, whispered or blogged by any of the ...

September 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Trash talk: Manteca delivers

I am currently paying $19.78 a month for solid waste collection.

September 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


HAVING A BALL

What is orange, round and 10 feet in diameter that can get a 60-year-old farmer that's 6-foot-2 and 205 pounds and arguably the biggest ...

September 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Singh leads pack raising $41K so far

Gary Singh is the biggest benefactor of campaign donations - $41,126 - so far in the Nov. 8 Manteca City Council race.

September 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Horse whipping Wells Fargo makes Congress nothing but hypocrites

Nothing is more amusing than to see bi-partisan indignation picking the low hanging fruit to make it look as if the government has your best ...

September 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$10.89 A MONTH GARBAGE HIKE

Manteca's 12-year run without a rate hike for garbage collection is about to come to an end.

September 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


ACORN LEAGUE SPROUTS

Big things are growing from the new Acorn League.

September 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


tale of 2 websites

The $57,500 question: Does Manteca need to revamp its new website?

September 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Obamacare doesn’t add up for some

This is not a holier than thou column. I'm not. Nor is this gloating. Healthcare needs in this country - defined by cost and results ...

September 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


NEW WATER SOURCE?

Part of Manteca's future water supply may be heaven sent.

September 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Drug incidents down 39.2% at Manteca Unified campuses

The Manteca Unified war on drugs is making progress.

September 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Little Johnny & the Dysfunctional Family City

Little Johnny is 8 years old.

September 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The bogeyman & bogeywoman aren’t on boob tube tonight

I don't fear for America.

September 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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