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Supersizing of McMansions during 2000s

The 1950s was the era of the flat-top in Manteca with a typical home – even those with traditional roof lines - consisting of a one-car garage, a little over 800 square feet and two bedrooms and a bathroom.

January 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


No economic justice for San Joaquin Valley

The Congressional Research Service in December of 2005 released a 353-page report that dubbed the eight-county San Joaquin Valley as "The New Appalachia."

January 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Manteca could take a cue from Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is definitely a much more expensive place to live than Manteca.

January 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Full speed ahead on outlets

Crews are working seven days a week to finish what will be Manteca's biggest retail coup of 2010 – upscale outlet stores.

January 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Rubber really meets the road in Manteca

Old tires may just end up on your street – in the asphalt that is.

January 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Rethinking how city serves Manteca

De-centralized government could be the next big thing in Manteca.

January 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Vision 2020: An exercise in futility for 26 citizens back in 1998

It was almost a giddy experience back in 1998.

January 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Toter, we’re not in Manteca anymore

Dorothy was driving her 1975 Yugo on the Highway 120 Bypass in a fierce summer wind storm.

January 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Home prices retreat to mid-1998 level

All value gained – and then some – in the past 12 years for Manteca resale homes based on median price at the close of escrow is gone.

January 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sacramento can’t have it both ways

Remember the name Frank Roesch.

January 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca’s home grown economy

The decade started with McSizing the American Dream.

January 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca in 2009 thru eyes of our photographer

Seeing Manteca and the rest of South County through the eyes of Hime Romero is a treat for the Manteca Bulletin staff and we hope for our readers as well.

January 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca housing: The opportunity of a lifetime

It was a surreal scene.

January 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


We’ve had it pretty good this decade

Ten years ago the hottest ticket in Manteca was to the Party of the Century at Kelley Brothers.

December 31, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The good news: Drop in crime

Recessions usually mean an uptick in crime.

December 31, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Move to swipe SSJID water

The Bureau of Reclamation is interpreting a state order designed to protect senior water right holders such as South San Joaquin Irrigation District during the drought as a directive to possibly cut off water releases for SSJID use from New Melones Reservoir.

October 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca may ban homeless encampments

Homeless encampments anywhere in Manteca could be illegal by December.

October 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lawn blower season ramps up once again

You see them all the time: People armed with leaf blowers pushing grass clippings and other debris into the street and leaving it there.

October 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


A ‘no’ vote on Measure I won’t count

Are you ready to give up your right to vote for all seven Manteca Unified School District board members?

October 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Metering for Austin Road ramp to 99

Manteca's first ramp metering - red and green lights that control the flow of traffic onto a freeway - will be installed on the onramps to Highway 99 at Austin Road.

October 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Proposed law targets public urination

There is a state law against urination and defecation in public.

October 19, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Timberwolves definitely something to howl about

The howling was real Friday night in the Timberwolves' den.

October 18, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


For the price of a Starbucks cappuccino once a week

Are you willing to throw away $159 million on a gambit?

October 18, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Another marijuana grow bust

Manteca Police seized 180 pounds of marijuana and a small arsenal of 16 weapons that included three illegal assault rifles during a raid Thursday morning in the Raymus Village neighborhood.

October 17, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Curse all of Manteca’s greedy developers

Those crafty, sneaky, and sinister developers.

October 17, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Thompson retiring as HOPE shelters exec

Dave Thompson has spent the past 14 years helping struggling families and single moms get off the streets.

October 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Another option for kids

Antone Raymus would be pleased.

October 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Cantu fundraiser includes 20-minute primer on why city never has enough money

Manteca mayoral candidate Ben Cantu is conducting a fundraiser Friday with a slight twist.

October 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Men’s shelter: It’s OK if you want it in your neighborhood

There is only one question you need to answer if you favor a homeless shelter for single men in Manteca: Would you be willing to have if within a half mile of your home?

October 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


New look for Highway 99

Sometime in 2015 the Highway 99 corridor's transformation through Manteca will be complete.

October 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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