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Does it still make sense to fence sit?

How do you determine when it is the best time to buy a home?

July 23, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Council cuts unfixed dog licensing fee by 50 percent

Dog owner Gary Britt believes the new reduced fees for canines that aren't fixed is reasonable.

July 22, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


NO MORE WAITING

What a difference a decade makes.

July 22, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Two true public servants: Richard Bull & Charlie Halford

public servant n. 1. a person who works for the state or local government. 2. Ripon Police Chief Richard Bull.

July 22, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Aquatic center & water park?

An aquatic center – complete with Olympic-sized swimming pool for competition coupled with a water park – is considered by a consultant as the best way for Manteca to develop a part of the 111 acres the city owns that fronts the Highway 120 Bypass immediately west of Big League Dreams and Costco.

July 21, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca’s big myth of a dying downtown district

One of the political givens is that downtown is dying and that it is on the verge of turning into blight hell and will strip Manteca of its cultural and moral soul so therefore the city needs to pump in truckloads of money to save it from becoming Fort Apache as in the South Bronx.

July 21, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Property values drop 1.5%

New home construction valued at $110 million in 2009 is effectively cushioning the City of Manteca from suffering substantial property tax revenue drops for the fiscal year that started July 1.

July 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Library Park expansion on track for October

The final obstacle that was holding up the Library Park expansion - getting agreement between Verizon, Comcast, and PG&E for the location of various utility lines - has been resolved.

July 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


15-month crime drop in Manteca

Manteca's crime rate dropped for the 15th consecutive month in May although gang violence continues to push the number of aggravated assaults upward.

July 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


City manager for whom the cash ‘Bell’ tolls

Is anybody worth $6.41 a minute?

July 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


3 months of free electricity

You could go three months out of the year without paying PG&E a cent for electricity.

July 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Behling vows to focus on ‘inner workings’ of city government

Solid waste route drivers would become the first line of defense against blight if Manteca City Council hopeful Richard Behling has his way.

July 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Stop feeding more taxes to bloated & lethargic bureaucracy up in Sacramento

Getting Californians back to work won't happen in significant numbers until Sacramento finally comes to grips with the basic lesson of the Great Recession: Economic health can't be sustained from spending beyond your means.

July 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


30 years of fighting back

You can help law enforcement catch the bad guys.

July 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Manteca jobless rate inches up

Manteca's jobless rate inched back up slightly in June after six months of improvement.

July 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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HUNT STARTS

Brian Hunt loves to play tag because he doesn't think Christians should hide their faith.

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1800s: Cowell walked across Sierra in 1863

Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


San Francisco, like LA, needs to atone for its water sins

Why is San Francisco privileged?

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Nailed for fence again

Three years ago Manteca city officials told John and Vivien Griffin their fence was no longer considered in violation after the Chadwick Square homeowners were able to prove it wasn't a safety problem as a complaint made at that time contended.

June 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Not wise to pass fake $100 to police officer

Here's some advice: If you're going to try to pass counterfeit $100 bills at a fireworks booth don't do so at the one manned by the Manteca Police Officers Association.

June 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


WORLD WAR II MURAL

Manteca's Fourth of July some 74 years ago was tempered by fear.

June 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Homeless & Manteca property crime

My neighbor had an unexpected visitor recently.

June 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Trump should sit down with brain surgeon

Who would you rather perform brain surgery on you: Donald Trump or an illegal immigrant from Mexico?

June 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Packing on the pounds

San Joaquin County residents are getting fatter.

June 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Copper theft still big problem

Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion knows just how brazen copper thieves can get.

June 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Brisk sales at Atherton means model homes are now for sale

By DENNIS WYATT

June 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Manteca plans aerial fireworks, parade, breakfast & celebration

The forecast calls for 101 degrees in Manteca on the Fourth of July.

June 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Coming this fall: Going Digital tours

Manteca Unified is launching educational tours for community members this fall to help people understand how the Going Digital initiative is being used to enhance learning in the classroom.

June 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Crying foul: Are we now a nation of paranoids?

Jogging down Tannehill Drive I heard the familiar cranking of a bicycle coming up from behind.

June 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Hernandez: Build satellite libraries

Vince Hernandez believes the time has come for serious movement toward the city expanding Manteca's library facilities.

June 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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