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The working poor discover 29 + 49 + 89 adds up to less money & still no healthcare

During the early stages of the foreclosure crisis I got into a heated phone exchange with Congressman Jerry McNerney's communications director.

August 28, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


If $150 fee goes away Cal Fire needs “George Runner Rule”

Wildfires, they say, are getting worse.

August 27, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


PAYING TO PLAY

Manteca's fastest growing source of municipal revenue isn't property tax nor is it sales tax.

August 27, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Knodt contributed to Vietnam War archives

Norm Knodt's recollections of his service in Vietnam are being incorporated into The Vietnam Center and Archive collection at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.

August 26, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


More trees coming for Woodward Ave.

Bids are being sought to complete the landscaping in Woodward Avenue medians west of Airport Way.

August 26, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Southside Park: The city cuts the grass, gangs own the turf

Southside is unlike any other city park.

August 26, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Protests force cancellation of 5K food stomp

LATHROP - Ron and Susan Dell'Osso don't want to start a food fight.

August 24, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Remember the good old days when saying ‘I’m bored’ wasn’t a prelude to a thrill kill

"We were bored and didn't have anything to do so we decided to kill somebody." - what one of three teen suspects in a thrill kill told police in Oklahoma.

August 24, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


1,2,3-TCP detected in water well

Extremely small traces of a chemical used in pesticides for orchard crops as well as in industrial solvents has been detected in a Manteca municipal water well.

August 23, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ivy covered sound walls on Louise?

The Manteca City Council would prefer a two-mile stretch of Louise Avenue become as creepy as possible by allowing ivy to spread across sound walls.

August 22, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca decides smoking in parks less obnoxious than Big Government

Manteca is not New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg's kind of town.

August 22, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca snuffs out smoking ban

Manteca's parks - except within 25 feet of playground equipment - are still legal places for smokers to puff away.

August 21, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Paving a safer future with $100 bricks

You can make sure that the elderly who can't afford smoke or carbon monoxide detectors and struggling families hard-pressed to buy car seats will have a safer future.

August 21, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Breathable air or drive-thru windows?

Enjoying the air quality of the last few days?

August 21, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca starts work on 3.6M gallon water tank on Atherton

Work has started on the second phase of an effort to enhance water quality and pressure for southeast Manteca as well as put in place services for growth along the Austin Road corridor.

August 20, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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SSJID could help reduce groundwater use by adding more farmland & city deliveries

The South San Joaquin Irrigation District could prove critical to the South County's ability to meet state mandates regarding groundwater management by annexing farmland ...

April 21, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


THE FINAL RAIL LINK

The final link in the transcontinental railroad was not at the much-celebrated meeting of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific on May 10, 1869 at ...

April 21, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Freeloading via non-taxed Internet sales

Say Manteca residents buy $50,000 worth of clothes, office supplies, home accessories and such each day from Internet firms such as Wayfair, small independents ...

April 21, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Energizer Bunny salesmen keep pounding the drum

If you live in an older neighborhood there's a parasite you have to worry about and it's not termites.

April 20, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


DRIVING FORCE FOR MURALS

Charleen Carroll - one of the driving forces behind the largest public arts project in Manteca - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.

April 20, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Woodward name graces school, reservoir, park

Pioneer Walter J. Woodward was responsible for the ground work for securing water that made it possible for Manteca to grow from a railroad siding ...

April 20, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wake up and smell the Prop. 65 warning

I admit. I was among the 63 percent of California voters in 1986 who supported Proposition 65 - the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act.

April 19, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


‘ZERO HOUR’ ARRIVES

The dedication of the final mural for what is believed to be the nation's only concentration of murals honoring those who fought in America ...

April 19, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Biggest MPD need is more patrol officers

Traffic enforcement is a top priority for Manteca Police but that doesn't mean the city's top law enforcement officer will be pushing to ...

April 19, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A promise I failed to keep for Mom

It is one of the few times in my life I have ever felt guilty for letting someone down.

April 18, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SEEKING HELP FOR BYPASS

Elected officials as well as public leaders from throughout San Joaquin County are in Washington, D.C., today making a pitch for up to $65 ...

April 18, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Love Manteca coming up short on volunteers

It doesn't seem like much but devoting four hours this Saturday to a variety of projects around Manteca as part of the Love Manteca ...

April 18, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Land of Oz & downtown Manteca

Maybe, just maybe, it's time to approach downtown Manteca a bit differently.

April 17, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Water play feature will be turned on four days a week

The popular interactive water play feature at Library Park that was turned off for four years during the drought before limited use was allowed in ...

April 17, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca High transformation may take 5 years

Manteca High's modernization and expansion to ultimately educate 2,200 students will likely take more than five years to complete once construction starts.

April 16, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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