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Controversial landscape district OK’d

Union Ranch is now Manteca's 33rd landscape maintenance district and the fourth to include the upkeep of a neighborhood park.

July 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Personal videos can enhance Manteca Police transparency

The gang-related stabbings that occurred in the parking lot outside of Big League Dreams after the Fourth of July aerial fireworks involved just a few individuals.

July 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Seeking independent investigation of fatal shooting of Duenez by Manteca Police

It was a clear and consistent message: They want an independent federal investigation into the fatal Manteca Police shooting of 34-year-old Ernesto Duenez Jr.

July 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Courts: We need reform, not just slice & dice

The economy is producing a bumper crop of lemons yet the government isn't making lemonade.

July 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca property values drop 3.8%

The overall value of property within Manteca's city limits slipped for the third straight year.

July 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Courts may no longer hear small claim cases

Manteca is being spared physical court cutbacks.

July 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Does new law elevate sexuality in our schools?

Was Aristotle gay? And what about speculation that Leonardo DiVinci was also gay?

July 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Landscape upkeep costs $830K

Roughly one out of every three housing units in Manteca is part of landscape maintenance districts that have a combined assessment of more than $830,000.

July 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GECAC mentoring program helps pick up half the salary for youth workers

Employers can help a young person with their career and possibly benefit from having half of an employee's salary up to $10 an hour funded by the federal government.

July 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


150 parcel owners face $100 weed fines

There are 150 property owners who have until the end of this week to clear high weeds and rubbish from their land or face $100 penalties.

July 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The ultimate in distracted driving sins

A small but growing number of motorists seem unable to comprehend what an emergency vehicle - especially a fire engine - coming at them on a road with lights flashing and sirens wailing means.

July 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


99 going to six lanes

It's been 56 years since Highway 99 – dubbed the Central Valley's Main Street – opened as a four-lane freeway through Manteca.

July 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Golf tourney helping kids named in honor of late Jim Brown

The late Jim Brown knew the impact recreation programs can have on a young person.

July 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Moffat plant helps keep water rates down

It doesn't look like much but a new treatment plant along Moffat Boulevard at Garfield Avenue behind a wrought iron fence is helping Manteca water users save nearly $500,000 a year.

July 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The Stockton-Lodi Board of Supervisors redistricting plan

Out of touch pretty much describes the majority of the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors when it comes to the South County.

July 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


BURGERS TOP BOOKS

A citizens group striving to write a new chapter for public libraries in San Joaquin County is counting the Golden Arches to make its case.

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


260,000 BY 2060

More than 260,000 people will call Manteca, Ripon or Lathrop home in 2060 if population forecasts issued by the San Joaquin County Council of ...

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Chevron station, mini food store south of Bypass

The architecture for a proposed Circle K convenience store and Chevron gas station south of the 120 Bypass along South Main Street will dovetail into ...

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca Unified still following civil rights hoop settlement

Ever wonder why Manteca Unified School District started combining varsity basketball games for boys and girls teams on Friday nights?

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


‘The mountains are calling and I must go’

Why do I hike? I was wondering that Monday as I was bypassing snow nearing the 14,232-foot summit of White Mountain, California's third ...

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


1900s: Manteca starts as wide spot on road

The 20th century dawned in Manteca without a domestic water system, a public sewer, or even electricity.

July 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


War brings major change to Manteca

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.

July 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1930s: farm woes, fires, floods in ‘quiet decade’

The 1930s could be characterized as Manteca's "quiet decade" if it weren't for the first major flood of the 20th century, labor strife ...

July 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1910s: Water brought prosperity to Manteca

Water.

July 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘Bulbs’ & de facto right turn lanes

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared March 26, 2005 in the Manteca Bulletin. The city, 11 years later, is ...

July 18, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA GROWS UP

Karen McLaughlin's tenure as Manteca's city manager came to an end this week.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City manager job wasn’t on radar

Karen McLaughlin didn't start out in life with the goal of becoming a city manager.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Water play stays dry awaiting state

Joanne Beattie would love to have the city turn back on the $450,000 interactive water play feature at Library Park on Tuesdays during the ...

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Circle K with gas pumps at Bypass & Main

The first commercial construction south of the 120 Bypass since the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley opened eight years ago will be a convenience store ...

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1800s: Cowell walked across Sierra Nevada

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

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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