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Move to bury landfill expansion

Farmers and environmentalists along with pilots are joining forces to try and block a proposed 184-acre expansion of Forward Landfill on Austin Road north of Manteca.

May 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Transit station: Downtown icon?

Manteca's first municipal building in the downtown district since closure of the two-story brick city hall on Sycamore Avenue in the 1970s is more than just a basic transit station.

May 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca’s ‘Flag Man’ has been on the job for 10 years overseeing placement of 2,400 flags

Les Thomas is a patriot at heart.

May 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Of water towers, Manteca icons & gigantic flags

Evelyn Burton has a point.

May 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The Great Pumpkin debate

Council candidate Ben Cantu wants to create a Manteca icon by painting the water tower on Wetmore Street to resemble a giant pumpkin in the sky.

April 30, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


RELAY FOR LIFE

Raquel Castro was ready to party.

April 30, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Surefire way to counter rotten behavior: Be sweet

Be sweet.

April 30, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca Relay for Life: A celebration of life

She couldn't wait to hear the sweet strands of "Happy Birthday."

April 28, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca home proportionally to more single family houses than state

Manteca and Tracy fit the suburban image of post world War II California with an endless sea of single-family homes much better than California itself.

April 28, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Entitlement 101: Cheat in honors class & sue school to stay in the class

A sophomore at Sequoia High in Redwood City in an English honors class is caught cheating and is kicked out of the class. His parents sue as it may hurt his chances of getting into an Ivy League school.

April 28, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Congress may force all of Manteca to buy flood insurance

Language inserted in a reauthorization bill making its way through Congress could force every Manteca homeowner and business to buy expensive flood insurance even though their property has never been inundated by water.

April 27, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Two-bedroom homes show signs of being on road to recovery

It was one of those conversations that tend to stick with you.

April 27, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Health care reform won’t address what ails us as Americans

You want real health care reform?

April 27, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SSJID plan includes tax cut

Reduced taxes on new construction would be a byproduct of South San Joaquin Irrigation District's push to replace PG&E as the retail electrical provider in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.

April 26, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop made sure there is a morning after housing debacle

What a difference four years make.

April 26, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Fix family van before buying the Ferrari

What would your spouse think if the plumbing was leaking from your second floor bathroom and your home's aging sewer pipes were corroded to ...

March 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


WHO’S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD WOLF?

So, who is afraid of the big bad wolf?

March 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Heath clubs upping their game making now a great time to join

Nothing like healthy competition to lighten your stress and your wallet.

March 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


GETTING IN SHAPE

If you were to tell my high school PE teacher Jack Gayaldo that I belong to three health clubs and religiously exercise seven days a ...

March 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Parking lots & living in civilization

What ails America can be found in a parking lot.

March 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Street fair carnival opens for 8 day run

Manteca's 21st edition of the Crossroads of California is a week away but the fun has already begun,

March 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


POSITIVE PLACE FOR KIDS

Youth ages 6 through 18 are invited to stop by the Manteca Boys & Girls Club next Monday, March 27, through Friday, March 31, to get ...

March 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Get ready for $2,000 a month apartment rent

This is going to sound a tad blasphemous, but here goes: But why does Sacramento worry about affordable housing to the point they mandate cities ...

March 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Expressway: Push to drop it from plan?

Is it time to "un-ring" the bell when it comes to Raymus Expressway?

March 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Park projects don’t have to take 99 years

Manteca's new dog park and adjoining sidewalk along Eucalyptus Street might have been built for at least 20 percent less than the $235,000 ...

March 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca ignored its flood policies

Had Manteca followed its own general plan adopted in 2003, all of the homes built south of the 120 Bypass straddling Airport Way would have ...

March 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City drops consultant hired by Elena Reyes

A cornerstone of City Manager Elena Reyes' first - and only - significant initiative has been quietly dropped.

March 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Why are things the way they are in Manteca?

"People get the neighborhood they want."

March 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Workshop Thursday on future of Manteca

Manteca will be closing in on - if not exceeding - 120,000 residents when the year 2040 rolls around.

March 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES

Good news and bad news is coming this way.

March 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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