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Turkeys R Us still short turkeys for 300 families

Turkeys R Us needs another $2,800 by Friday to make sure the 1,300 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop that they helped at Thanksgiving will also have a Christmas meal.

December 17, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Telethon total now at $100,391

Late pledges have pushed the 2009 Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon total to $100,391.

December 17, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Home(s) is where the jobs are

Getting people back to work is job one for the Manteca City Council.

December 16, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Children shouldn’t have to eat dog food

As a kid, I thought it was just weird.

December 16, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca’s $9.5M wish list

Manteca may ask Uncle Sam for $9.5 million.

December 15, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Kids put food on wish list, many may not get any this Christmas

It pains Mike Mallory to know that there are kids out there who have narrowed down their gift wish list to simply food this year and that they may still go without nourishment on Christmas save for perhaps basic macaroni and cheese.

December 15, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Here’s why UC protestors aren’t getting empathy

Now here's a novel way to prevent the University of California from incurring more costs that in turn impact what students pay for tuition – damage buildings.

December 15, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Levees aren’t safe

Manteca is about to officially admit flooding from the San Joaquin and Stanislaus rivers is a potential problem for some municipal residents.

December 14, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New route: Truckers can keep on trucking

A few simple signs are going to save truckers a bundle in fines.

December 14, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Malcontents upset homes are being built

It doesn't make sense.

December 14, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Manteca water rates dropping

It will cost more Jan. 1 to flush your toilet and to turn on a light switch.

December 13, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


NO CHRISTMAS MEAL

Hundreds of families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will probably go without a traditional Christmas meal for the first time since 1997.

December 13, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It’s worth having ice water running through your veins

I now know where the phrase "ice water running through your veins" comes from.

December 13, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca: Epicenter of SJ construction

Manteca has emerged as the brightest spot for construction in all of San Joaquin County as The Great Recession rolls on.

December 12, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Move afoot to augment force with reserves having 24-hour police powers

Manteca could soon have reserve police officers with "24-hour peace officer powers."

December 12, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Why rats like dark tunnels such as the Twin Tunnels

The emperor has no clothes.

August 27, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Applying pressure to conserve

The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is studying a pressurized water system between Woodward Reservoir and the Van Groningen Road reservoir near Escalon that could save enough water to supply all of the current needs of Manteca and Lathrop.

August 27, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Making it hard to be homeless in Manteca

It's time to get serious about the homeless in Manteca.

August 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Bonus bucks blowback

Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.

August 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Poor kids can’t ‘buy American’ access while the wealthy can

Annie Moore was the first immigrant processed through Ellis Island when it opened on Jan. 1, 1892.

August 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Is community committed to homeless effort?

Next month's community summit on the homeless could end up being much ado about nothing.

August 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The case for a 2.5% growth rate for the City of Manteca

A lot has changed in the past 30 years.

August 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Great Wolf guests will drive up to four hours

Manteca popped up on McWhinney Development's radar for a Great Wolf Resort for the same reason that attracted Bass Pro Shops: Manteca's location at the epicenter of a demographically rich market.

August 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New Adventures

One of the most magical rides in California can be taken on the 206-mile long Highway 120 that runs from Manteca in the west to Benton in the east.

August 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


UNDER $230,000

The under $230,000 market when it comes to nicer resale homes is almost history once again in Manteca.

August 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Tougher Manteca water rules?

Manteca is working on more severe water conservation measures that are expected to be considered by the City Council in 30 to 45 days just as the highest water use period of the year ends.

August 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Builders have Manteca’s lunch & forgo the ‘tip’

If you work as a waiter or waitress today the odds are overwhelmingly that you can't keep yourself clothed, fed, and sheltered on what you make.

August 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca kisses $6.9M good-bye

Manteca's elected leaders are letting developers off the hook for $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building more homes.

August 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca needs to liberate ‘taxi’ services

Talk is cheap, especially when the drill is to blame Sacramento.

August 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


THE SCORECARD

Target Bass Pro Shops. Twenty more parks including Big League Dreams, Woodward Park and the Spreckels Park BMX track. Del Webb at Woodbridge. Dryers Ice Cream. Ford Motor Company parts depot. The Yosemite Avenue/Highway 99 interchange. The Central Valley Cancer Center

August 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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