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Eight months & no decision

A knife and a marijuana pipe figure heavily into arguments by family members of Ernesto Duenez in connection with their $25 million federal court lawsuit resulting from his death in an encounter with Manteca Police.

February 07, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


These are bad times? Those who lived thru World War II would say we never had it so good

Gas is pushing $4 a gallon again.

February 07, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


68,136 call Manteca home

Manteca's growing attraction as a retirement destination for active seniors played a big role in pushing the city's population mark to 68,136 in 2011.

February 06, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


What will become of RDA housing projects?

A parcel bought by the Manteca Redevelopment Agency at 282 North Airport Way for a 10-unit affordable house project could end up being seized and sold by the state to help reduce California's budget deficit.

February 06, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Obama essentially decrees that Catholics can’t be Catholics

I am not Catholic.

February 05, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Oakwood Shores making big splash

Oakwood Shores had the dubious distinction of being San Joaquin County's biggest residential foreclosure casualty.

February 04, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Dollar General opening Manteca store later this year

Dollar General – dubbed the nation's largest small-box discount retailer – is putting its money down on Manteca.

February 04, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Fate of $46.7M up in the air

State lawmakers may clear up the fate of $46.7 million set aside for Manteca transportation infrastructure projects and affordable housing efforts.

February 03, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


If new agency can’t walk on water it’ll walk over us

Fear can be a wonderful thing.

February 03, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


High marks for tutoring effort

Three out of every four students involved in Give Every Child a Chance programs show at least a year's growth in language arts comprehension.

February 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Is little birdie saying Emken lacks depth?

I don't Twitter.

February 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


THE GREEN PEOPLE

Linda Abeldt believes in SMERFS.

February 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Occupy flag burners show true contempt for The 99 Percent

"Burn it! Burn it! Burn it!" - The Occupy Oakland crowd reaction to a protester who emerged with an American flag after the lobby of the Oakland City Hall was vandalized on Saturday

February 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Moffat renaissance underway

Moffat Boulevard just over 17 years ago was one of the last few left exits for northbound traffic traveling Highway 99 through the Central Valley.

January 31, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BLD’s 4th of July contribution in 2011 was $22K

It cost Big League Dreams $21,925 last year to partner with the City of Manteca to open up the sports complex for the community's annual Fourth of July celebration.

January 31, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARIES

Ten years ago if a teacher gave high school students an assignment to read a particular classic they had two basic options.

January 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City moves to nudge along apartment construction

Manteca's elected leaders Tuesday moved to make it easier for developers to build apartments, condos, and townhouses without costing the city a dime.

January 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Maybe the council can bring back official red sport jackets

Gary Singh may have made the most profound fashion statement for a Manteca City Council member in at least 25 years.

January 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Will Trump yank high speed funds?

Hanford is a true San Joaquin Valley city.

January 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


PULSE FLOWS A BIT FISHY

A scientific study covering 11 years of fish migration on the Stanislaus River underscores how simply sending more water downstream may not be doing endangered ...

January 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Hall of Fame seeks 2017 nominees

Alex Hildebrand was an engineer by training and a farmer by vocation.

January 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


What comes first? Library or the money to fund it?

Call it true transparency, if you wish.

January 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


1984, PBS, preschool & $400M

I tend to watch TV is on Saturday nights when I'm vegging out for a few hours watching episodes I've memorized of Law ...

January 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The siren song of technology & government

Google will not improve government per se.

January 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca’s first State of City is set for Jan. 25

Thomas Pogue keeps tabs on the economic health of the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

January 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Is better river deal possible?

Gov. Jerry Brown wants to see if an amicable solution can be reached when it comes to protecting endangered fish on the Stanislaus, Tuolumne and ...

January 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


First there was Atlanta, then Manteca

Before there was Manteca or Ripon, there was Atlanta.

January 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Rip Van Winkle, zombie texting, & cell phone use in public

It hit me standing in line at Costco last week.

January 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


So we never forget . . .

Gordon Thomson by all accounts was a likeable guy. So was Brock Elliott.

January 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


COLUMBIA

COLIUMBIA - If you're looking for a low-key place for a short winter getaway that won't break the bank and has unique outings within ...

January 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


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