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Volunteers exclusively fought fires in Manteca until 1958

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

July 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Does Meg have anything to offer besides attacks on Jerry Brown?

Meg Whitman is definitely getting the best produced political hit commercials money can buy.

July 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Gang shooting in alley near Library Park

A gang-related shooting in an alley near Library Park in downtown Manteca resulted in the car of an innocent victim being hit as he was driving down Manteca Avenue late Friday afternoon.

July 17, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Gotcha! politics & fuss over Palin’s Turlock payday

"Why did they try to keep it a secret for so long, and now release the figure out of nowhere? Our schools are hurting, students are hurting, and to charge that kind of money for a speech I still feel is a bit absurd." - Ashli Briggs, a 23-year-old California State University at Stanislaus political science major as quoted by the Associated Press concerning the release of how much Sarah Palin was paid to speak in Turlock.

July 17, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Council needs to rethink Manteca LMDs

Richard Behling believes government has no business being in landscape maintenance.

July 16, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Fees doggone too high?

Manteca's leaders heard the howls of protest over $100 licensing fees for unfixed dogs loud and clear.

July 16, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SLOWLY BUT SURELY

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a part of a series of stories on how mayor and council hopefuls would address various municipal issues

July 16, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Behling: Put downtown to citywide vote

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a part of a series of stories on how mayor and council hopefuls would address various municipal issues

July 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Four take out papers for Manteca council

Four Manteca City Council hopefuls as well as one mayoral candidate have started circulating nomination papers.

July 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Manteca Fire going after weed-infested yards

Manteca Fire Chief Kirk Waters is well aware of the fire hazard posed by the front yard of a home in the 300 block of Fremont Avenue that is choked with five-foot-high weeds.

July 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Nurses union makes case for Whitman’s election

The 900-pound gorilla in the Nov. 2 race for governor isn't Meg Whitman.

July 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


1 million of us by 2035

San Joaquin County by 2035 will have more residents than the current population of seven states and could at the same time still have a larger agricultural production as well.

July 14, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GOD, FAMILY, & PATRIOTISM

A deep faith in God, family, and the Manteca Chamber of Commerce magazine combined forces to help bring Marty and Jane South to Manteca from Wisconsin.

July 14, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Travolta & Patsy Cline at Woodward

John Travolta, Robin Williams, Patsy Cline, and Connie Francis are all performing at Woodward Park Saturday.

July 13, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Anderson drops out of mayor’s race to seek council seat

Samuel Anderson is opting to run for the Manteca City Council instead of the mayoral post in the Nov. 2 election.

July 13, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Drought goes from very bad to simply bad

Things have gone from very bad to bad on the Stanislaus River watershed that's critical for South County farms and cities,

May 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Golden Years are empty Tin Cup Years

Florence dreads the 12th of the month.

May 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Opportunity in fast growing SE Manteca

It is arguably the hottest small parcel zoned neighborhood commercial as well as for other uses that's available in Manteca - five acres at the corner of Pillsbury Road and Woodward Avenue.

May 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Turning food waste into fuel

Spoiled food and table scraps you toss into your brown Toter will eventually help fuel the City of Manteca refuse trucks that collect your garbage, recyclables and yard waste.

May 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Silverman pans $2M freeway landscaping

It is safe to say Councilman Richard Silverman isn't impressed with the just completed $2 million landscaping project along the 120 Bypass and Highway 99 corridors through Manteca.

May 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘FILL THE HELMET’

Vietnam veteran George Terry is on a mission.

May 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Growth splits graduating 8th graders

Growth is tearing apart 8th grade classes this month.

May 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Vierras donate $10K to VFW fund

John and Eleanor Vierra believe so strongly in the power of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 to provide a network of effective support for those who have served America in wars that they decided they needed to make a donation to the post's building fund.

May 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca cracks down on illegal soccer parking

Future soccer tournaments at Woodward Park could require the hosting organizations to hire an off-duty Manteca Police officer to write parking tickets in the surrounding neighborhoods.

May 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Scores don’t make a school. Teachers do.

Just how good is your school?

May 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Making sure they’re not forgotten

A Vietnam-era Huey helicopter is landing at Woodward Park on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. a half hour before the opening ceremony of what promises to be the biggest Memorial Weekend Commemoration yet.

May 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


3 percent of students are migrants

"Summer" vacation for 600 plus Manteca Unified students starts in mid-December and ends in mid-March.

May 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


4,000 plus signed up for Lathrop 5K Mud Run

A little more than 4,000 people have signed up for the 2015 edition of the Mud Run on the Farm taking place Saturday, May 30, at Dell'Osso Farms in Lathrop.

May 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Vicious women & beauty pageants

I like looking at women's legs. I'm not being sexist. I'm a guy.

May 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Will $2M landscaping survive?

It's the $2 million question: Now that a three-year maintenance contract has expired for landscaping planted along the 120 Bypass and Highway 99 corridor will it survive the drought?

May 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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