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Archive By Author - Dennis Wyatt


How the Grinch stole prosperity

For years, the folks of Weneedjobsville believed in Santanomics.

December 24, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Coming to the Internet: City Council meetings

Sometime in early 2010 you'll be able to click and watch the Manteca City Council in action.

December 23, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


1920s: The Great Drought hurts Manteca economy

It wasn't the Great Stock Market Crash of 1929 that was the defining economic development for Manteca in the 1920s.

December 23, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Of plagiarism, personal attacks & lack of civility

Enough is enough.

December 23, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Catch & release ground rules set

An orchestrated game of "catch and release" with ground rules laid down by police chiefs throughout San Joaquin County is keeping criminal suspects viewed as bigger threats to society behind bars longer.

December 22, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


1910s: Water brought prosperity to Manteca

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history as the first decade of the 21st century draws to a close.

December 22, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sweet deals have taken Manteca ‘to the next level’

Taking Manteca to "the next level" over the past 100 years has taken vision and ingenuity.

December 22, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Water: Use less, save more

Conserve water and pay less.

December 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1900s: Manteca starts as wide spot on road

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history as the first decade of the 21st century draws to a close.

December 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Police wish list: MESH camera system

The eyes of Ripon Police are upon you if you break the law in that city.

December 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


First day of winter is anything but dark & dreary

This is not the darkest day of the year. It is the start of the rebirth of nature and one's self.

December 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Next cuts could cut to ‘the bone’

Expenses are going to increase next fiscal year for Manteca Unified by upwards of $4.5 million.

December 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Manteca police ranks shrinking to 55 officers by end of March

There were 72 Manteca Police officers at the start of October.

December 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Christmas trees cause house fires yearly in Manteca

It usually starts with a small spark that makes a small crackling noise.

December 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


PG&E hiking baseline power rates 3%

Those who use the least electricity will see their PG&E bills go up in January while those who use the most will see a slight drop in their bills.

December 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Candidate is a liquor store owner and proud of it

Mike Morowit is not running away from who he is.

July 31, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Sign of the times: Cantu first one up

Ben Cantu gets points for being eager.

July 31, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Crumpled car graces West Yosemite Ave.

Hasn't anyone that enforces abandoned car rules noticed the crumpled sedan complete with jagged metal sticking out and shattered glass around it parked on West Yosemite Avenue near Johnny's Restaurant?

July 31, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


$500 gutter flooding fine for Los Angeles?

On the first day of the state's "get tough" water conservation rules, a Los Angeles water pipe broke spilling 20 million gallons of water, submerging 960 cars in an underground parking garage, covering the University of California Los Angeles Pauley Pavilion's basketball court with 10 inches of water, and has caused other damages.

July 31, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Silverman is off and running

Richard Silverman last week became the first candidate to qualify for the Manteca City Council ballot as all of his signatures on his nomination papers have been verified.

July 31, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


On good authority: Roger Craig in Tracy

Sports Authority is opening a store in Tracy's West Valley Mall on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 8 a.m.

July 31, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


McKinley-120 interchange

The proposed McKinley Avenue interchange could be the first step toward easing congestion on the 120 Bypass.

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS

Mike Morowit's financial savvy has managed to keep Miner Mart a viable business through two economic downturns and a tectonic shift in Manteca retailing during the past 20 years.

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Doing the right thing

Honest people do exist.

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Forced estate sale thanks to ADA suit at Barnwood in Ripon

Perhaps Carmichael-based attorney Scott Johnson will drop by the Barnwood Restaurant in Ripon this Friday or Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to see if he can pick up a bargain.

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Waterford thanks Thomas for efforts

Helping Manteca Chamber of Commerce clean flags and replace those that have been damaged: $5,000 or so.

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


MJC seeking chain gang

Want to join a gang?

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Growth triumphs over Manteca Rural Committee

Back in the 1980s the residents along the north side of Louise Avenue between Airport Way and the railroad tracks formed the nucleus of the Manteca Rural Committee.

July 29, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Tough Manteca balancing act

Manteca has entered the green versus yellow lawn quandary.

July 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THE DEL WEBB EFFECT

Spreckels Sugar in the 1950s paid its employees one week in $2 bills.

July 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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