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Downtown: Give up all hope ye who enter?

"Manteca today finds itself in a position which is hardly unique in California. Population is exploding, while the Downtown remains worn out and outmoded, without the qualities which will maintain it as the prime shopping center of the community."

August 15, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


UNOBSTRUCTED VIEW

Various landscaping that hindered view of drivers turning left from Madison Garden Drive onto Lathrop Road was trimmed back or removed by Manteca Parks & Recreation crews on Tuesday.

August 14, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MANTECA’S DEADMAN’S CURVE

Drive eastbound on the 120 Bypass long enough and you know the drill: Grip the steering wheel, get ready to hit the brakes, and fear for your life.

August 14, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SSJID may switch to paperless agendas

Going paperless for South San Joaquin Irrigation District board meetings could save $1,800 a year.

August 13, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Thomas the Tank Engine versus Slick the Runaway High Speed Train

Thomas the Tank Engine was sad.

August 13, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


REAL FARM FRESH

One of the advantages of living in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop is access to fresh produce,

August 12, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SSJID seeks to store water for 748,000 people

South San Joaquin Irrigation District is pushing a plan to increase annual water storage by enough to serve the entire population of Sacramento and Stockton combined without costing a cent to do so.

August 12, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A one, and a two: Who was Lawrence Welk?

Talk about bursting my (champagne) bubble.

August 12, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Planners ponder setback rules for Manteca yards

A children's swing set - or other playground equipment - can't be placed within three feet of either a property line or within 10 feet of a side street in Manteca. Play equipment can never go in a front yard.

August 10, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


People’s Republic of Richmond goes from soda taxes to property seizure

I am underwater.

August 10, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


On track to invest $18.6M

The irony wasn't lost on Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez.

August 09, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Comrades, are you going to next Manteca council meeting?

Question: What do the now defunct Soviet Politburo and the Manteca City Council have in common?

August 09, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Lies, damn lies, and the Twin Tunnels

The Twin Tunnels propaganda is a classic case of double talk.

August 08, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


City dedicates new ‘community meeting hall’

"The city isn't dedicating a transit station; they're dedicating a community meeting hall."

August 08, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Is city undercutting FESM, MRPS?

Plans to rent the Manteca Transit Center were derailed less than five hours after the $8.3 million building was showcased during an open house.

August 07, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Should I call my car Betsy?

The 1924 Ford Model "T" has finally gotten revenge.

February 23, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca looks to avoid costly lawsuit

Manteca's neighborhoods are going under the microscope of demographers in a bid to insulate the city against a California Voting Rights Act lawsuit.

February 23, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City workers kill thousands of gophers

If Manteca ever needs a city mascot may I suggest the gophers?

February 22, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA IN THE HUNT

It's fitting that 5.11 Tactical is opening in Manteca's centennial year just as the city is being positioned to embark on the ...

February 22, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Making highway rest stops safer & pay their own way along I-5

Twenty-eight miles south of Lathrop where vehicle speeds start pushing into the 80s and the CHP picks off the low hanging fruit of clueless folks ...

February 21, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


How did East Union High get it’s name?

Two readers have sent emails asking the same question: How did East Union High get its name?

February 21, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca rejects bid to freeze growth in floodplain

Manteca's elected city leaders - opting to stay the course to enhance flood protection for 8,000 existing residents on the dime of the buyers ...

February 21, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GREAT WOLF GOES BIG

The Great Wolf deal is getting bigger.

February 20, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Deal keeps fire district whole for 10-year period

The 344-acre Griffin Park development being annexed into Manteca from the rural area to the south is expected to yield up to 1,592 homes.

February 19, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


People do vote for people who are like them

Louis DeArcos served as mayor of Lincoln - the Placer County town I grew up in - 27 years before California's Voting Rights Act of 2002 ...

February 19, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


If we want more police it will cost us

It's time we had honest conversations about Manteca, our needs, our wants, and our maddeningly inability to plan and then execute strategies and stick ...

February 17, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


District elections for Manteca?

Manteca - if its four elected council members reflected the city's ethnic makeup based on the 2010 Census - would have at least one Latino. It ...

February 17, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Council could OK 67th police officer Tuesday

Higher than projected taxable consumer spending in Manteca means the city will be able to hire its 67th police officer in April.

February 17, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BAY AREA PRICE REALITY

Imagine, if you well, if one of the first California ranch-style houses built in Manteca's Shasta Park neighborhood had been built on a third ...

February 16, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Sacramento turns farmers & businessmen into criminals

No one can serve two masters.

February 16, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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