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River Islands creating rare river view home sites

LATHROP - The only way historically to have a home in the Central Valley with a sweeping view of either the San Joaquin River or Sacramento River is to have a home elevated and hugging a levee.

August 17, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Despite the odds teachers still manage to deliver

Next time you go to verbally beat up a teacher, take a deep breath.

August 17, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Bad city utility debt jumps

Bad debt from Manteca's municipal utility accounts has tripled in the past two years to $261,594.

August 16, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca’s first City Hall broke ground in 1923

The two-story brick building complete with Spanish-style roof tile at the point of the triangle-shaped block across from Library Park where Manteca and Sycamore avenues connect at one time was the pride of Manteca.

August 16, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Poag & McEwen’s shortsightedness proves costly

The Highway 120 Bypass is a great location for a retail business.

August 16, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Maze adds spinning pumpkin ride

LATHROP - Get ready to go for a spin this October in a pumpkin.

August 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


7,100 trees going along Manteca’s freeways

Manteca's freeway corridors are about to go from ugly to stunning.

August 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Odds & Ends


Manteca selling land to RDA for $940,000

Manteca's municipal coffers are about to come into some much needed cash - $940,000 to be exact - from the sale of two city-owned properties.

August 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Being floored thanks to pride, craftsmanship

Thirty months ago I found what I told myself was the perfect house.

August 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Upholstery firm receiving $100K in relocation help from RDA

Fran's Creative Upholstery is receiving $100,000 from the Manteca Redevelopment Agency to relocate their business to make room for the $6.6 million transit station project.

August 14, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | BUSINESS


River Islands’ ‘fishermen friendly’ plan

LATHROP - Trying your luck fishing in the San Joaquin River without being in a boat means you either have to trespass and cast your line from near a levee, pay entry fees to county or state park, or else get down to the river side by a bridge crossing.

August 14, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Do you trust motives of big oil companies?

Take a trip south on Highway 99 toward the Grapevine on a stagnant summer day.

August 14, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


‘With This Ring I Thee Wed’: A love story

She thought he was a showoff.

August 13, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1917: Growth & congestion in downtown

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 of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.

August 13, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


American health care scores ‘win’ over swine flu

Aren't you glad you're alive today?

August 13, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


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HUNT STARTS

Brian Hunt loves to play tag because he doesn't think Christians should hide their faith.

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1800s: Cowell walked across Sierra in 1863

Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


San Francisco, like LA, needs to atone for its water sins

Why is San Francisco privileged?

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Nailed for fence again

Three years ago Manteca city officials told John and Vivien Griffin their fence was no longer considered in violation after the Chadwick Square homeowners were able to prove it wasn't a safety problem as a complaint made at that time contended.

June 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Not wise to pass fake $100 to police officer

Here's some advice: If you're going to try to pass counterfeit $100 bills at a fireworks booth don't do so at the one manned by the Manteca Police Officers Association.

June 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


WORLD WAR II MURAL

Manteca's Fourth of July some 74 years ago was tempered by fear.

June 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Homeless & Manteca property crime

My neighbor had an unexpected visitor recently.

June 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Trump should sit down with brain surgeon

Who would you rather perform brain surgery on you: Donald Trump or an illegal immigrant from Mexico?

June 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Packing on the pounds

San Joaquin County residents are getting fatter.

June 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Copper theft still big problem

Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion knows just how brazen copper thieves can get.

June 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Brisk sales at Atherton means model homes are now for sale

By DENNIS WYATT

June 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Manteca plans aerial fireworks, parade, breakfast & celebration

The forecast calls for 101 degrees in Manteca on the Fourth of July.

June 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Coming this fall: Going Digital tours

Manteca Unified is launching educational tours for community members this fall to help people understand how the Going Digital initiative is being used to enhance learning in the classroom.

June 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Crying foul: Are we now a nation of paranoids?

Jogging down Tannehill Drive I heard the familiar cranking of a bicycle coming up from behind.

June 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Hernandez: Build satellite libraries

Vince Hernandez believes the time has come for serious movement toward the city expanding Manteca's library facilities.

June 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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