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Del Webb adds to ranks of volunteers

Del Webb is doing more than just selling the lion's share of homes in Manteca.

April 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Weaning off users subsidizing other power customers

There are a lot of reasons to criticize PG&E's upper management.

April 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


BMX insurance snag

The long-awaited Manteca BMX track at Spreckels Recreation Park has hit another snag - general liability insurance.

April 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Easter Bunny helpers busy with free egg hunts

Candy, kids, and eggs can only mean one thing – it's time for community Easter egg hunts.

April 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GameStop opening store at Stadium Retail Center

Gamers will soon have another place in Manteca to buy everything from new and used game platforms to game software.

April 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | BUSINESS


Quibbling over lame slaughter animals underscores Sacramento silliness

The Humane Society believes it is animal cruelty to slaughter a pig that is too feeble to walk.

April 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Del Webb: Smart move for buyers

Why is Del Webb at Woodbridge selling one out of every five new homes in Manteca?

April 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


The lesson Sammy Davis gave us in black & white

Editor's note: This is a shorter version of a column that first appeared in 1993.

April 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


War hero joining Hall of Fame

Sammy Davis - a man whose bravery beyond the call of duty in the Vietnam War made him a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient - is being inducted into the 2010 Manteca Hall of Fame.

April 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Just 10 spaces left for street fair April 10-11

Manteca's biggest event - the 14th annual Crossroads Street Fair that draws crowds in excess of 35,000 - has just 10 vendor spaces left.

March 31, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Act my age? I certainly hope I never fall into that trap

I'm 54 today and I'm still not "acting my age," whatever that annoying little saying is supposed to mean.

March 31, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Seeking green from Uncle Sam

Manteca's leaders are making a pitch for Uncle Sam's green dollars in a bid to keep a lid on future sewer costs for municipal ratepayers.

March 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SAFE helps keep fire department ready for emergencies

Volunteers are helping stretch the effectiveness of the Manteca Fire Department by doing re-inspection of various businesses where safety concerns and possible fire hazards were previously noted by full-time trained personnel.

March 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Entries sought for first ever Memorial Day parade May 31

Debby Moorhead would like nothing better than to see hundreds of Manteca veterans walking down flag-lined Yosemite Avenue on Memorial Day to the applause of thousands of spectators lining the street for the city's first parade honoring those who have served America.

March 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Library: Still standing & filling a big need

Back in 1994 during a terse exchange over the need for a new Manteca Library, one opponent stood up in the council chambers and declared it was a moot point since public libraries would be on the way out by the year 2000.

March 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


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You’d better watch out; Criminals shopping for steals

It's the busiest time of the year - for criminals.

December 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Holidays change city’s garbage collection days

If your garbage is collected on Thursday and Friday normally in Manteca, it won't happen for the next two weeks.

December 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Retro music movement gives a pulse to vinyl sales

Vinyl records are supposedly making a comeback of sorts.

December 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Homeless shelters ‘a right’

Any group has "the right" to open a homeless shelter for single men in Manteca as long as they do so in a general commercial zone.

December 19, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cities prepare for floods while drought continues

The biggest threat to Manteca and Lathrop: Flood or drought?

December 19, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Louise: On track for widening

Road work on Louise Avenue may take a little longer than expected.

December 18, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Morowit goes GQ on council

The spiffy look that newly seated Councilman Mike Morowit sported at Tuesday's meeting didn't go unnoticed by Leonard Smith.

December 17, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Hernandez gets nod for council

Vince Hernandez is back in the saddle.

December 17, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Would Steve Jobs have embraced Going Digital for his kids?

The parents are frustrated.

December 17, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Vacant council seat may be filled tonight

Manteca could have a new councilman tonight.

December 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


½ cent tax key to ACE

Altamont Corridor Express trains could be stopping in downtown Manteca as well as downtown Ripon within five years if Stanislaus County voters approve their own version of San Joaquin County's half cent Measure K transportation sales tax during the next election cycle.

December 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Disconnect between school board & community

Forty-three days have passed since the resounding no confidence vote on the Manteca Unified School District board and they still don't get it.

December 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The good guys still wear blue

Manteca Police are playing Santa once again for needy kids as they've done for years.

December 14, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Storm didn’t really help storage

Rains may pound the Central Valley and Bay Area relentlessly but it won't help much if rain and heavy snow doesn't fall in the Sierra.

December 14, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Making PG&E offer next step

Lloyd Haworth insisted.

December 13, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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