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The biggest joke in Manteca might just be enforcing the sign ordinance

With all due respect, what is the point of modifying the Manteca municipal sign ordinance when it comes to temporary signs, A-frame signs, flag banner signs, and human signs?

March 26, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SSJID in position to squeeze by

The spring storms blanketing the Sierra aren't expected to break the back of the drought for much of California.

March 26, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


HUMAN SIGNS TARGETED

Mr. Pickle may be in a pickle under proposed changes to the Manteca sign ordinance.

March 26, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Business


ANOTHER TRAFFIC SIGNAL

It's been just over 50 years since Manteca got its first traffic signal to replace the flashing red light at the four-way stop at Main Street and Yosemite Avenue where Highways 99 and 120 once intersected.

March 24, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The trigger for an economic boom: Lower power via SSJID

A plentiful and stable water supply was responsible for a real and sustained economic boom 100 years ago in Manteca, Ripon and Escalon.

March 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


More jobs means more traffic

The rush hour impacts on traffic from the Yosemite Square Park project is expected to be significant enough to justify having developers make modifications to an intersection a mile away.

March 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Is owning your own home worth it? Sit down and try to figure it out

Is owning a home really worth it?

March 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


When will council decide it is worth saving Mantecans $480,000 a year?

City of Manteca staff needs to listen to Councilman Vince Hernandez when it comes to alternative energy.

March 22, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Hernandez wants to cut $1.2M PG&E bill by going green at treatment plant

Councilman Vince Hernandez wants to do everything possible to keep Manteca sewer rates from increasing.

March 22, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It’s time for state university leaders to take Reality 101

Want to get all warm and fuzzy about the prospect of voting for a half cent sales tax to support California education?

March 21, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Three-peat for pipe work closing road for long time?

The current "shut down" on Woodward Avenue work is eerily familiar to Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford and Councilman Vince Hernandez.

March 21, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


High speed ACE train may create jobs in Manteca

The late Bob Cabral's vision may one day come true for Manteca.

March 21, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


So just where is the ‘sacrifice’ at the state level?

Gov. Jerry Brown needs all the luck he can get.

March 21, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


More office space, less homes

The Highway 99/120 Bypass interchange was once avoided like the plague by developers due to the smell of the Moffat Feed Lot and sugar pulp from the defunct Spreckels Sugar plant.

March 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


UP TO 13,600 JOBS

Manteca learned a valuable lesson in the 1990s.

March 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Fears mislead us to focus on burglaries

If you have a home security system you are likely spending $360 a year or so to guard against financial loss.

February 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


WILL DON PEDRO SPILL?

The big test is coming.

February 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Panhandle con: Elderly Fresno ‘resident’ keeps getting stuck in Manteca

Ten days ago Mike -a Bulletin reader - called about being played by any elderly woman panhandling.

February 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


BUREAUCRATIC BUMBLING

The San Joaquin River that is imperiling farms in South Manteca and roughly 40,000 residents in Lathrop and Weston Ranch would be less of ...

February 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Levee upgrades need to go forward first

California as a civilized state is a fluke.

February 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


A DAY ENJOYING MANTECA

If I had a day to show off a friend who has never stepped foot in Manteca before why I like living here I'd ...

February 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Getting Lathrop Road onto the right path

Lathrop Road is a mess and is likely to get a loss worse.

February 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA’S DEADLY STREETS

It's not your imagination. Manteca's streets are getting dangerous.

February 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City residents urged to keep up to date on conditions, services

Manteca is not taking any chances.

February 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Extensive rain makes pallets essential

Pallets often become essential for navigating Manteca Unified school campuses during extensive periods of rain.

February 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Will this be 12th flood in 90 years?

High stakes behind-the-scenes jockeying has been underway for the past two days as South County officials scramble to get the state bureaucracy to take steps ...

February 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


UC’s problem isn’t its police force as much as its culture

Pity a University of California peace officer, especially those assigned to double-standard campuses such as Berkeley and Davis where unrestrained free speech is reserved for ...

February 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Dredging: It could reduce flood fears

"Sediment has been identified as a significant contributor to the aggradation of the San Joaquin River and reduces its capacity to carry flood waters." - Excerpt ...

February 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Serious crime was flat during ‘16 in Manteca

Serious crime per 1,000 - the yardstick the FBI uses to provide apple to apple crime comparisons on an annual basis - was down ever so ...

February 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Oroville Dam: Honestly, what do we expect?

Want to see California's future?

February 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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