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150 parcel owners face $100 weed fines

There are 150 property owners who have until the end of this week to clear high weeds and rubbish from their land or face $100 penalties.

July 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The ultimate in distracted driving sins

A small but growing number of motorists seem unable to comprehend what an emergency vehicle - especially a fire engine - coming at them on a road with lights flashing and sirens wailing means.

July 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


99 going to six lanes

It's been 56 years since Highway 99 – dubbed the Central Valley's Main Street – opened as a four-lane freeway through Manteca.

July 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Golf tourney helping kids named in honor of late Jim Brown

The late Jim Brown knew the impact recreation programs can have on a young person.

July 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Moffat plant helps keep water rates down

It doesn't look like much but a new treatment plant along Moffat Boulevard at Garfield Avenue behind a wrought iron fence is helping Manteca water users save nearly $500,000 a year.

July 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The Stockton-Lodi Board of Supervisors redistricting plan

Out of touch pretty much describes the majority of the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors when it comes to the South County.

July 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca turns into cone zone

The three-word theme for Manteca this summer: Road work ahead.

July 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Giving ex-cons ‘protected class’ over law-abiding Californians

More than 40,000 prisoners are having their sentences reduced in California either due to a decree by the U.S. Supreme Court or as a cost saving move by the state legislature.

July 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Will Manteca pay $6 a year for fire service?

Lathrop-Manteca Fire District leaders will know exactly how two votes are being cast in the parcel tax election two days prior to the official count.

July 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The government cost of pursuing risky business

One's heart goes out to the families of the seven men missing from the fishing boat tragedy on July 3 in the Sea of Cortez.

July 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


To park or not to park by park

Woodward Avenue near its namesake park has generated a lot of neighborhood complaints.

July 14, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


12% tuition hike underscores need to rethink higher education system

It will now cost $5,742 a year in tuition to attend a California State University campus full-time.

July 14, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Bridges going in three years ahead of roads

LATHROP - Bradshaw Crossing - named in honor of a man who helped figuratively build bridges between east and west Lathrop – is breaking ground in the next two weeks.

July 13, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


If you want your kids to run wild, go to Chuck E. Cheese

If I'm ever in Monroeville in Pennsylvania, I intend to stop at McDain's Restaurant.

July 13, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


National night out

Manteca Police are hoping the community steps up its efforts to help fight crime through the formation of Neighborhood Watch groups.

July 12, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


I’ve yet to see a bear with a smartphone

It's a question I'm constantly asked: Isn't it dangerous to hike by myself in the Sierra or Death Valley?

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Dollars for economic projects

The days of Manteca landing big fish using redevelopment money are winding down.

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


COOLING CENTER OPENS

Sometimes having a hot time isn't cool at all.

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Legal fireworks sale starts today at noon

Starting at high noon today it will be legal to use safe and sane for 156 consecutive hours in Manteca to midnight on Monday.

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Get ready for Tweets from City of Manteca

Want better communication with Manteca City Hall?

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Future Manteca park needs

It is costing Manteca taxpayers $475,000 so the city can have a plan for the next 20 years about what they should do to ...

June 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


100 percent Chromebooks by end of 2017

Every Ripon Unified student from kindergarten through 12th grade will be using Chromebooks by the end of 2017.

June 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca saves $140K a year by shedding PG&E

Is the epic struggle the South San Joaquin Irrigation District has undertaken to replace PG&E as the retail power supplier for Manteca, Ripon, and ...

June 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Another warehouse for Spreckels

One of the three remaining undeveloped parcels in the 360-acre Spreckels Park project may soon have a 285,215-square-foot building for industrial uses.

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


NEXT MILESTONE

Some 107 years after South County residents embraced the then bold move to form the South San Joaquin Irrigation District, secure what are now senior ...

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cabral: He went the extra mile for customers

Bill Cabral - a man who parlayed a trust in people, an outgoing personality, and a work ethic second to none to found Cabral Motors in ...

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A Night of Hope focus on helping homeless

A Night of Hope is coming to Manteca.

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The next step: Preventing homelessness

Mike Kelly is a wise man.

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Frosted flakes, sin taxes & North Korea

It was a Saturday morning ritual for way too many years.

June 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Restroom security working

There was a time when a parent could take their child to the Library Park playground during the day and if he or she needed ...

June 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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