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Archive By Author - Dennis Wyatt


So who’ll join the race to replace Weatherford as Manteca’s mayor?

Manteca's Willie Weatherford Era comes to an end in two years and nine months.

February 09, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Flex is the word at Oakwood Shores

Oakwood Shores 2.0 isn't simply an upgrade of the initial gated lakefront community that took major nosedive during the collapse of the housing bubble.

February 09, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


NACA loans may help Manteca

Efforts to put home-buying families into Manteca foreclosures will get a boost in the coming months from the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America.

February 09, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


More people, less snow can add up to California disaster

Clear skies are spelling trouble for California.

February 08, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Will we have enough water?

Continued spring-like weather and critical Sierra snowpack at 37 percent of normal are prompting Manteca leaders to consider taking conservation measures to the next level.

February 08, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Eight months & no decision

A knife and a marijuana pipe figure heavily into arguments by family members of Ernesto Duenez in connection with their $25 million federal court lawsuit resulting from his death in an encounter with Manteca Police.

February 07, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


These are bad times? Those who lived thru World War II would say we never had it so good

Gas is pushing $4 a gallon again.

February 07, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


68,136 call Manteca home

Manteca's growing attraction as a retirement destination for active seniors played a big role in pushing the city's population mark to 68,136 in 2011.

February 06, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


What will become of RDA housing projects?

A parcel bought by the Manteca Redevelopment Agency at 282 North Airport Way for a 10-unit affordable house project could end up being seized and sold by the state to help reduce California's budget deficit.

February 06, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Obama essentially decrees that Catholics can’t be Catholics

I am not Catholic.

February 05, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Oakwood Shores making big splash

Oakwood Shores had the dubious distinction of being San Joaquin County's biggest residential foreclosure casualty.

February 04, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Dollar General opening Manteca store later this year

Dollar General – dubbed the nation's largest small-box discount retailer – is putting its money down on Manteca.

February 04, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Fate of $46.7M up in the air

State lawmakers may clear up the fate of $46.7 million set aside for Manteca transportation infrastructure projects and affordable housing efforts.

February 03, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


If new agency can’t walk on water it’ll walk over us

Fear can be a wonderful thing.

February 03, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


High marks for tutoring effort

Three out of every four students involved in Give Every Child a Chance programs show at least a year's growth in language arts comprehension.

February 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Manteca’s $16.1 million pool dilemma

As a policy document the new City of Manteca Parks and Recreation master plan is flawed big time.

December 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


CRACKING UP

When Mark Houghton took over as Manteca's Public Works Director in late 2007 he was impressed with how the city had a good handle ...

December 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Christmas & Caring Ball for Our Troops set on Dec. 17

There are still tens of thousands of American soldiers who are serving in war zones this Christmas.

December 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


HOLIDAYS ON THE FARM

Toss aside the Wii. Forget Space Mountain. This is the real deal, well except for the snow. It's manmade.

December 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


$75M: Costly recreation wishes

The wish list for Manteca recreation facilities over the next 20 years will cost at least $75 million.

December 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca cuts water use by 30% as drought conditions linger

It's raining.

December 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Congressional Act of 2016 To Save California

Drive Interstate 5 south toward Los Banos and veer west toward the Pacheo Pass.

December 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Orange joining Manteca’s solid waste rainbow

Sometime in the next decade the City of Manteca will likely stop weekly "garbage" collection.

December 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


How about buying small garbage cart upgrade from city?

There's a dose of good news - and possibly more - for those Manteca solid waste customers not thrilled about the City of Manteca's prouncement ...

December 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


FIRE STATION BREAKS GROUND

Ground broke Wednesday at River Islands at Lathrop for the first of what could end up being three fire stations in the largest planned community ...

December 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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


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