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Manteca updating rules governing dog owners

If your dog is licensed and you have it on a leash walking around town but without the city issued identification tag Manteca's animal services officers can impound it.

June 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


So you think that tip you put down is something extra for good service

A tip is a gratuity, right?

June 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca buying 417 acres of farmland

Manteca is spending $3.4 million to buy 417 acres deep in the rural farm country to the south of the city.

June 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


272 Manteca residents land jobs during May

Manteca enjoyed a second straight month of a full percentage point drop in unemployment in May as the jobless rate has now fallen from 16.1 percent in March to 14.1 percent in April.

June 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Brown’s RDA budget trick burdens local taxpayers with bill for excessive state spending

You tell your family that it's time to live within your means.

June 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


It’s expensive to rent in SJ County

At a median gross rent of $988 a month San Joaquin is the most expensive county to rent housing in the entire Central Valley.

June 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GIVING FAMILIES HOPE

David Cox could easily have used the $125 he shelled out for a ticket to Thursday's summer garden party benefiting HOPE Family Shelter on something else.

June 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Unified should weather state budget shenanigans

Manteca Unified has built a budget designed to weather Sacramento's ax even if it cuts schools as deep as some fear.

June 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Why a Manteca, Stockton county supervisor district makes sense

Airport Way hurries past farm fields slowly giving way to urbanization in the southern part of Manteca.

June 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


MUSD food among nation’s best

Just how tasty and nutritious is the food served to Manteca Unified students?

June 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


State budget deal costing Manteca $6.7M

Manteca's redevelopment agency is taking a $6.7 million hit if Gov. Jerry Brown signs the state spending plan adopted Wednesday by the California Legislature.

June 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Worst dwellings in Manteca: Drug houses

There are tattle-tail signs in many cases.

June 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


From pre-WWII to state-of-the-art

The days of the City of Manteca crews performing repairs on $293,000 garbage trucks out in the weather will come to an end sometime in mid-2012.

June 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


If eating 2 apples a day is going to kill me, so be it

Dead man eating. That's how the public health advocacy organization known as the Environmental Working Group would probably describe me.

June 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Earlier budget crisis led to LMDs

The uproar over imposing a landscape maintenance district to pay for the neighborhood park scheduled to be put in place later this year in the Union Ranch neighborhood is the outgrowth of a decision made almost 30 years ago.

June 14, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Homeless man’s dog attacks

Wayne Cummings' cowboy boots are a bit gnawed and his denim jeans pant legs shredded but he's alive

May 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


DELTA LEVEES

Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series on rivers, lakes, reservoirs, the Delta, innovations and the weather that play a key role ...

May 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Council keeps aerial display at BLD complex

Aerial fireworks will again be launched near the Big League Dreams sports complex this Fourth of July but the plug has been pulled on the ...

May 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca: The little city that couldn’t

Can Manteca deliver on just one water play attraction?

May 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Police walk a fine line

Manteca Police are walking a fine line when it comes to what some contend is the city's most pressing quality of life issue - the ...

May 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FOOD TRUCKS RETURN

One the biggest single day events ever staged by the Manteca Parks & Recreation Department - Manteca Food Truck Mania - returns to Woodward Park on Sunday, May ...

May 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Water leaks, burned out street lights & frustration

A well-lit neighborhood is a deterrent to crime.

May 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Education cartel: $$$$ Taxpayers: 0

This might sound like blasphemy to some but don't be surprised if the education cartel implodes the current public education system from kindergarten through ...

May 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Illegal fireworks crackdown

Those firing off illegal fireworks in Manteca starting July 1 could run a greater risk of being slapped with a $750 fine plus the cost ...

May 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca may up fee for non-resident golf

Non-resident green fees for playing 18 holes at the Manteca Golf Course may increase by $1 starting July 1.

May 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The fallacy of minimum wage & rising the tide

Forty-six years ago I was flipping burgers at the Squirrel Cage in Lincoln. I was making $1.65 an hour. It was California's minimum ...

May 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca needs to tweak North Main decision

Sitting in traffic on North Main Street on a weekday afternoon or a late Saturday morning as it struggles to snake through downtown makes you ...

April 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Minimum wage, maximum pain

California's minimum wage laws are already having severe impacts on Manteca's two leading non-profits - Give Every Child a Chance and the Manteca-Lathrop Boys ...

April 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Homes may soon border Sedan Ave.

Manteca's first residential project aimed at serving four distinct income brackets of home buyers is being proposed on 339 acres stretching from a point ...

April 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


My favorite song? Try ‘California’ by Sinatra

My taste in music runs the gamut from rock to jazz as well as country to western.

April 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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