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Uncle Sam will force kids to breath dirty diesel fumes

If Uncle Sam were a real human and not just a caricature for the United States he'd be investigated for child cruelty by Children Protection Services.

October 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Keep the $2.8M, Uncle

Manteca is returning $2.8 million to Uncle Sam.

October 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Justice becoming scare commodity in SJ County

Good-bye People's Court.

October 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Which ACE will get played?

There are now two candidates emerging for a Manteca station on the Altamont Commuter Express' proposed high-speed rail.

October 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Tear down that wall, Mr. Weatherford

One man's junk is another man's treasure.

October 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca pursues 4th Bypass interchange

Manteca is betting that four of a kind along the 120 Bypass will give them a winning hand when it comes to positioning for economic growth.

October 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


To those turning their nose up at $15-an-hour jobs

"Distribution jobs in Manteca at $15 an hour doesn't qualify as good paying jobs."

October 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


American success story taking shape at Louise & Main

Hope and faith - with a healthy dash of sweat - can be found on the corner of Louise Avenue and North Main Street.

October 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca tower is coming down

John Harris is a history buff and a die-hard Mantecan.

October 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Turkeys R Us face daunting challenge for Thanksgiving

The Turkeys R Us drive for the last 13 years has made sure that every struggling household in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon had a turkey with all of the trimmings for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

October 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Woodward Ave. transformation is now underway

Eighteen months from now the last remnants of the country road known as Woodward Avenue within the city limits will become a wide two-lane boulevard with the largest tree-lined median in Manteca.

October 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1st budget trigger Manteca Unified OK; 2nd trigger will pose cash problems

Manteca Unified won't be pushed to the brink as California edges closer to the first round of automatic budget cuts.

October 14, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Guess why retailer Chose Manteca: It’s due to city maximizing lure

One store doth not a recovery make.

October 13, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Two options: Survive & thrive or give into the darkness

Do not fear the darkness.

October 13, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Guess who’s coming to Manteca?

Guess is opening a factory outlet store in the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.

October 13, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


New housing, the American Dream & young Mantecans

As we were driving down Main Street Monday talking about things in general including people who commute to the Bay Area for bigger paychecks, Ashley ...

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Making a mess along Yosemite Avenue

The clothing drop-off box at Yosemite and Powers avenues in the Dollar General parking lot is a popular spot.

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Lancers celebrate 50 years

High school homecoming parades, a tradition that continues today in many smaller communities such as Ripon, haven't graced the streets of Manteca for at ...

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Auto burglaries up 90.18% so far in Manteca

Serious crime in Manteca - driven primarily by auto burglaries - is up 19.72 percent during the first six months of this year.

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BIA threatens to sue the goose that lays the golden eggs

The Building Industry Association of the Delta protests a bit too much.

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


TEST SCORES UP

The average Manteca Unified student is lagging behind the average California student in math, English, and literacy goals based on a statewide standard test.

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Environmentalists oppose increasing bass fishing limits

A push to reduce the population of the non-native bass in the Delta to protect endangered fish is being opposed by a group that wants ...

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Prop 47 works for drug users & criminals

There were 52,000 fewer arrests in California last year.

August 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


AVOIDING THE FISH FRY

Keeping reliable water flowing through Manteca and Lathrop household taps and irrigating Ripon almond orchards could come down one day to how well rainbow trout ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THE SPACE SQUEEZE IS ON

Move into a house within walking distance of a Manteca Unified elementary school and you might be in for an unpleasant surprise.

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CHARGING INTO RE-CHARGE WATER?

The days of storm runoff from Manteca running into the San Joaquin River then either out into the Pacific Ocean or into the California Aqueduct ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Homeless set up camp in North Main storm basin

Several residents in the Manteca neighborhoods off Northgate Drive west of North Main Street have reported seeing an uptick of homeless in their area and ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Collision Center plans new complex

The hub of traffic collision repair in Manteca will soon be along East Yosemite Avenue east of Vasconcellos Avenue and across the street from Manteca ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


It’s true. Numbers don’t lie.

My driver's license says I weigh 198 pounds.

August 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Prop 13 & affordable housing

What goes down must come up.

August 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


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