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A July 4th blast for $40,000

Manteca may continue to buck the trend of tight budgets prompting many Central Valley cities to drop Fourth of July aerial fireworks or else rely entirely on donations.

January 16, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca shows its thanks for a wounded warrior

They waited patiently on a clear Manteca Saturday afternoon.

January 14, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Transit station nears final OK

Manteca isn't overly friendly when it comes to mass transit.

January 14, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Room tax sharing plan with schools, others may move Great Wolf forward

A possible fallback plan to finance the extension of Daniels Street and accompanying infrastructure to McKinley Avenue to access city property for the development of a Great Wolf resort could generate millions of dollars for Manteca Unified School District.

January 14, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Mayor optimistic about snagging Great Wolf

Mayor Willie Weatherford is still hopeful a Great Wolf Resort will come to Manteca.

January 14, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


What about going after the CPUC and its failure to protect the people?

These are not fun days for PG&E.

January 14, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


South County resale homes selling for less than fair value

Is the South County housing undervalued when it comes to fair market price?

January 13, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


It’s Chief Nick Obligacion

Nick Obligacion – a 20-year veteran of the Manteca Police Department – has been selected to serve as the city's next police chief.

January 13, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca procession honors severely wounded Marine

A Marine who spent 54 months in a hospital undergoing 130 surgeries following a battlefield injury in Iraq is coming to Manteca Saturday complete with a police escort followed by more than 100 members of the Patriot Riders motorcycle group.

January 13, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


State spends 8 times more than counties to jail juvenile offenders

Fear is expensive.

January 13, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Grim news: 50% less irrigation water

Even during the depth of four different droughts since the 1970s the outlook never looked this grim for South San Joaquin County.

January 12, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New police chief pick expected by month’s end

Manteca could have a new police chief by the end of the month.

January 12, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


What do hernias, fear of electrocution & gardening have in common?

Pain is relative.

January 12, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


99 GETTING WIDER

The days of a four-lane Highway 99 freeway through Manteca are numbered.

January 11, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Denham wants Uncle Sam to have $15B garage sale

Jeff Denham is pushing for Congress to do what many of his constituents do when they have unneeded property and need to raise cash – conduct a garage sale.

January 11, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Cannery was first Manteca industry

Manteca's first industrial employer wasn't Spreckels Sugar.

December 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Powers left mark on farming & Manteca

Ed Powers was a 24-year-old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream.

November 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


ANSWERING THE CALL

Volunteers exclusively answered fire alarms in Manteca up until 52 years ago.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca tree lighting set for Thursday

Manteca's traditional lighting of the city Christmas tree on Thursday kicks off an evening of holiday fun at the Civic Center.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA HAS MAIL

Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue was built 77 years ago.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Take it from the lopsided kid — I’m definitely not athletic

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Aug. 15, 2012.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


San Joaquin County’s most flood prone area

Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Christmas in the Park to feature ice skating rink

Ice skating is coming to downtown Manteca this Friday and Saturday.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


California turning into Tower of Babel

Editor's note: Denis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Feb. 20, 2011.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


AG HISTORY

Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region in a bid to make a living after the ...

November 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Verbal pollution in form of cussing wears down the soul

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on July 3, 2012

November 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The family they call Manteca

Let's talk turkey.

November 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


DOWNTOWN MANTECA

Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment ...

November 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca cuts water usage by 28 percent

Manteca's water use for the first 10 months of 2016 is 28 percent lower than the same January-through -October period three years ago.

November 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop tree lighting Dec. 1 starts season

Lathrop is getting into the spirit of Christmas with everything from a home decorating contest to a parade.

November 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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