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Snagging Pacific Rim business

Oakland's loss is Manteca's gain.

May 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Jerry Springer: The ring master of ‘reality’ TV

I am at a loss to understand why any person in their right mind - gee, that thing might be a clue - would ever agree to go on the Jerry Springer Show and similar boob tube genre.

May 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Ropin’ on the River: More than a rodeo

There is little doubt the inaugural Ropin' on the River rodeo will be action packed.

May 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca: Ready for next round?

Mike Atherton has a word for Manteca - "amazing."

May 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Free Gracin concert Sunday at Woodward

He's a one-time American Idol finalist and a country singing star in his own right.

May 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Put high speed rail back on the state ballot

Make no doubt about it. High speed rail is sexy.

May 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


City needs diversified tax base

Mountain Valley has Google.

May 24, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Practice, practice, practice

There is no such thing as a typical fire.

May 24, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Steal cars galore & get out of jail free as a bird ruling

Every action has an equal and opposite reaction.

May 24, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Fire services cost $103 per Mantecan

It costs Lathrop-Manteca Fire District $169 per resident to provide basic fire services.

May 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Mayor says he’ll match whatever compensation cuts workers take

Mayor Willie Weatherford intends to step up and take another hit in his monthly compensation to match whatever employee groups end up taking in order to balance the municipal budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.

May 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Let’s really fight crime & create legalized drug dens

I'm all for legalizing drugs - with just a couple of conditions.

May 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


670 more jobs at stake

Union Pacific Chief Executive Officer Jim Young is riding the rails to town Wednesday to brief community leaders on the proposal to roughly quadruple the railroad's truck-to-train intermodal freight operation that hugs the city limit line of Lathrop and Manteca.

May 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$89K for lobbyist from money that can’t help city budget shortfall

Just days before city management told 16 municipal workers – including six firefighters – that they would not have a job as of July 1 due to revenue shortfalls, a split Manteca City Council voted to spend $89,000 to renew a contract with a Washington, D.C., lobbying firm.

May 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SSJID deal nets $274K more from sale of electricity

Two small power plants at Woodard Reservoir 15 miles northeast of Manteca may soon generate average of $247,000 more for the South San Joaquin Irrigation District.

May 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


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


Fireworks on 4th at Woodward?

Manteca's Independence Day celebration at Big League Dreams sports complex has been a dud of sorts when it comes to attendance to the activities ...

April 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Waterford joining Manteca Hall of Fame

Phil Waterford - a businessman driven to serve the less fortunate in the community - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.

April 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


California: Is it the next stoner state?

Jerry Brown a few years back was asked to comment on the drive to legalize recreational use of pot in California.

April 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


ACE coming down the tracks?

Altamont Corridor Express trains will start running down the tracks to downtown Manteca, Ripon and Modesto if the California High Speed Rail Authority votes to ...

April 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


South County Savior

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 ...

April 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


NEW WATER SOURCE FOR COURSE

Menlo Park's exclusive Sharon Heights Golf & Country Club knows the value of reclaimed wastewater.

April 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$500 fines possible for water abuse

Stricter water rules are now in place for Manteca residents and businesses.

April 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ex-Lathrop chamber CEO hosts book release event

Former Lathrop Chamber of Commerce CEO Mary Kennedy-Bracken is conducting a book release party on Thursday, May 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m ...

April 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


PITCHER PERFECT

Most of the time, a three-hitter with eight strikeouts will yield a win for a pitcher.

April 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It was almost worth losing the pepper tree

My neighbors have probably been wondering if I was ever going to top Christmas Eve 2010.

April 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Grassroots downtown plan

A low-key proposal to establish a partnership between the city, businesses, and property owners to breathe new life into downtown has been outlined by the ...

April 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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