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Practicality trumps sentimentality in water tower debate

The water tower is coming down.

May 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Transit station: prelude to rebirth coming down the tracks to downtown?

What came first: The transit station or the train?

May 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Move to bury landfill expansion

Farmers and environmentalists along with pilots are joining forces to try and block a proposed 184-acre expansion of Forward Landfill on Austin Road north of Manteca.

May 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Transit station: Downtown icon?

Manteca's first municipal building in the downtown district since closure of the two-story brick city hall on Sycamore Avenue in the 1970s is more than just a basic transit station.

May 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca’s ‘Flag Man’ has been on the job for 10 years overseeing placement of 2,400 flags

Les Thomas is a patriot at heart.

May 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Of water towers, Manteca icons & gigantic flags

Evelyn Burton has a point.

May 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The Great Pumpkin debate

Council candidate Ben Cantu wants to create a Manteca icon by painting the water tower on Wetmore Street to resemble a giant pumpkin in the sky.

April 30, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


RELAY FOR LIFE

Raquel Castro was ready to party.

April 30, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Surefire way to counter rotten behavior: Be sweet

Be sweet.

April 30, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca Relay for Life: A celebration of life

She couldn't wait to hear the sweet strands of "Happy Birthday."

April 28, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca home proportionally to more single family houses than state

Manteca and Tracy fit the suburban image of post world War II California with an endless sea of single-family homes much better than California itself.

April 28, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Entitlement 101: Cheat in honors class & sue school to stay in the class

A sophomore at Sequoia High in Redwood City in an English honors class is caught cheating and is kicked out of the class. His parents sue as it may hurt his chances of getting into an Ivy League school.

April 28, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Congress may force all of Manteca to buy flood insurance

Language inserted in a reauthorization bill making its way through Congress could force every Manteca homeowner and business to buy expensive flood insurance even though their property has never been inundated by water.

April 27, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Two-bedroom homes show signs of being on road to recovery

It was one of those conversations that tend to stick with you.

April 27, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Health care reform won’t address what ails us as Americans

You want real health care reform?

April 27, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Pension costs may crush city budgets

Pension payments for the City of Manteca's municipal workforce is project to go up $13.6 million through 2025 eclipsing projected salary increases by ...

February 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Don Pedro told to cut releases by Army Corps

Turlock Irrigation District wants to continue releasing more water out of the Don Pedro Reservoir sending it down the Tuolumne River and into the San ...

February 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The sweet scent of almond blossoms

The days of the stench from sugar pulp recycled through cattle in the Moffat Feed Lot are gone.

February 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

SAN FRANCISCO - One of the best ways to see what's in the earth's backyards - vast areas untouched by technology and urbanization - is 90 ...

February 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


GO NUTS IN RIPON

It's not too hard to figure out why the Ripon Almond Blossom Festival today, Saturday and Sunday is a perennial favorite not just for ...

February 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City explores options for golf pro shop

The staff that helped the late Alan Thomas run the Manteca Golf Course play and driving ranges will be in place through at least June ...

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Golf: Time to to update city’s game

Golf has changed a lot in the past 20 years.

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


More rooftops & paving means more flooding

No sooner had Coyote Creek overflowed in San Jose on Monday forcing 225 residents to flee knee deep water that the buzz started about how ...

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MONEY FOR STREET REPAIRS

The latest plan to raise money for California's deteriorating roads could send $2.5 million annually to Manteca to upgrade streets riddled with cracks ...

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Time to tap budget brakes for MUSD

Get ready for a Manteca Unified School District spending slowdown.

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


We are turning smartphones into dumbphones

Smartphones are getting less and less expensive.

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


DENHAM LOOKS TO HELP

Congressman Jeff Denham - who has helped local agencies get the federal government to look at fish predation on the Stanislaus River instead of just releasing ...

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The levee is breaking, so who do you call? Not the government

A levee along a waterway that the State of California has jurisdiction is being breached. Who do you call for help while you scramble like ...

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


New speed for Woodward: 30 mph from Union to Airport

In the coming days the speed on Woodward Avenue between Union Road and Airport Way will be set at 30 mph.

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The problem with California conceit

How high's the water, mama?

February 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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