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A one, and a two: Who was Lawrence Welk?

Talk about bursting my (champagne) bubble.

August 12, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Planners ponder setback rules for Manteca yards

A children's swing set - or other playground equipment - can't be placed within three feet of either a property line or within 10 feet of a side street in Manteca. Play equipment can never go in a front yard.

August 10, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


People’s Republic of Richmond goes from soda taxes to property seizure

I am underwater.

August 10, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


On track to invest $18.6M

The irony wasn't lost on Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez.

August 09, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Comrades, are you going to next Manteca council meeting?

Question: What do the now defunct Soviet Politburo and the Manteca City Council have in common?

August 09, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Lies, damn lies, and the Twin Tunnels

The Twin Tunnels propaganda is a classic case of double talk.

August 08, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


City dedicates new ‘community meeting hall’

"The city isn't dedicating a transit station; they're dedicating a community meeting hall."

August 08, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Is city undercutting FESM, MRPS?

Plans to rent the Manteca Transit Center were derailed less than five hours after the $8.3 million building was showcased during an open house.

August 07, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Transit tidbits: A Rose (Motel) by another name

The Rose Motel is no more. The Moffat Boulevard standard for decades has a new name: Inn by the Station. It's a nod to the fact the motel is located across the street from the City of Manteca's new $8.3 million Manteca Transit Center.

August 07, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The $8.3 million view in downtown Manteca & what to do about it

Dilapidated trailers. Debris stacked in piles. A rundown picket fence. And on some days there are more shopping carts than at a Dollar General Store.

August 07, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Deal allows bus shelter ads

Get ready for an advertising billboard coming to a bus stop shelter near you.

August 06, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Pressurization would put SSJID on cutting edge of conservation

Conserving water saves money.

August 06, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Founding Fathers, the SR71, the IRS, NSA & Snowden

Thirty years later, I still remember the presentation.

August 06, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


One free rental for non-profits?

Manteca is dedicating more than just a transit center Tuesday.

August 05, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Neighbors watching out for neighbors is effective crime fighting strategy

Twice neighbors have prevented me from becoming a crime victim.

August 04, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Teacher hunt: MUSD stays ahead of rest

Manteca Unified has many solid teachers including a healthy number of "home grown" educators.

April 26, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


BIG CHANGE FOR VERITAS

Veritas School is ground zero for student population growth in Manteca.

April 26, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca looks at future wastewater needs

Manteca has added 20,000 residents since 2003 yet the amount of wastewater per se flowing to the city's treatment plant has barely increased.

April 26, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Higher ed tries to turn students into dodo birds

Higher education at one time exposed you to new ideas and challenges, encouraged you to take risks, step out of your comfort zone, and equipped ...

April 25, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SOROPTIMIST GROVE

The Manteca Soroptimists since their founding 65 years ago have planted the seeds of various endeavors and helped nurture them to strengthen the social fabric ...

April 25, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Golfers will help kids stay on right path

A round of golf can help kids get on the right path.

April 25, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sanctuary state debate: To fan or not to fan flames

It's a legitimate question: Shouldn't Manteca take a position on the sanctuary state debate as Ripon and a small but growing number of ...

April 24, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


PLANTING 100 TREES

Manteca Rotary's gift to Manteca in its centennial year is 100 trees.

April 24, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Hay baler gets nod for Hall of Fame

Everett Rankins - the most prolific hay baler in San Joaquin County history - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.

April 24, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Genius Hour: Turning passions into life lessons

Stella Brockman teacher Christina Hansen has created a junior high version of the hit reality series "Shark Tank".

April 23, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SUMMER FUN COMING!

Manteca Parks & Recreation has a wide repertoire of classes, day camps, sports programs, and special events planned that they will share during the Summer Season ...

April 23, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Coming back looking like I was in a cat fight & not on a hike

I stepped gingerly over a fallen tree of about four feet in diameter that had been weakened by a fire years ago about a mile ...

April 23, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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


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