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Helping Manteca weather storms

It's the rainy season and there's not a drop of the wet stuff expected to fall on Manteca for a week or more.

February 21, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$60K in federal funds may help Manteca’s low income

Thousands of struggling Manteca residents ultimately will benefit from roughly $60,000 in federal funds that the City Council is expected to distribute tonight to qualifying non-profit agencies.

February 21, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


War on drugs: Cut users loose from benefits of civilized society

If the entire population of Ripon was killed in 2010 because of drug violence every politician in the four corners of the United States would be getting the Full Monty from voters to do something.

February 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca crew ACEs contest

One commuter hits an app on his iPhone waiting on the platform for the train. Onboard, another commuter catches up on paperwork. One reads a book while another carries on a video conversation with friends via her iPad as the sun rises.

February 19, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


We often forget how good we really have it here in USA

It seemed endless.

February 19, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Fighting foreclosure blight

Dead grass. Swimming pools with green water infested with mosquitoes. Garbage stacked in yards. Broken windows and trashed interiors.

February 18, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City overcharged restaurant $15,151 over 9 years for water

The City of Manteca has been overcharging Chez Shari restaurant at the municipal golf clubhouse for water use to the tune of $15,151.20 over nine years.

February 18, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Having a heart attack over the selling of Quadruple Bypass Burgers

The food police are at it again.

February 18, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Downtown Manteca ‘grows’ in size

Downtown is growing.

February 17, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SHIFTING TO 21st CENTURY

A dry winter has meant City of Manteca vehicle maintenance workers rarely have to worry about raindrops falling on them as they work on large vehicles such as refuse collection trucks and fire engines.

February 17, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


High speed rail: No longer their way or the freeway

Finally, a bit of sanity is surfacing around the folks at the California High Speed Rail Commission. They are taking their foot off the accelerator when it comes to their strategy of trying to steamroll over California by figuratively pursuing a one-track high speed rail vision.

February 16, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


10% less city water possible

South San Joaquin Irrigation District is warning the cities of Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy to brace for a possible 10 percent reduction in water deliveries for 2012.

February 16, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MORE THAN PIPE DREAM

The clay pipe being buried along Woodward Avenue is a precursor to a major transformation of orchards and fields south of the Highway 120 Bypass.

February 16, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Stop state retirees from working for state to help reduce deficit, unemployment

California has an 11.1 percent unemployment rate.

February 15, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


197,200 visitors flock to Lathrop over seven months

LATHROP - Pumpkins, snow and mud have turned out to be big draws for Lathrop.

February 15, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


More rooftops & paving means more flooding

No sooner had Coyote Creek overflowed in San Jose on Monday forcing 225 residents to flee knee deep water that the buzz started about how ...

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MONEY FOR STREET REPAIRS

The latest plan to raise money for California's deteriorating roads could send $2.5 million annually to Manteca to upgrade streets riddled with cracks ...

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Time to tap budget brakes for MUSD

Get ready for a Manteca Unified School District spending slowdown.

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


We are turning smartphones into dumbphones

Smartphones are getting less and less expensive.

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


DENHAM LOOKS TO HELP

Congressman Jeff Denham - who has helped local agencies get the federal government to look at fish predation on the Stanislaus River instead of just releasing ...

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The levee is breaking, so who do you call? Not the government

A levee along a waterway that the State of California has jurisdiction is being breached. Who do you call for help while you scramble like ...

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


New speed for Woodward: 30 mph from Union to Airport

In the coming days the speed on Woodward Avenue between Union Road and Airport Way will be set at 30 mph.

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The problem with California conceit

How high's the water, mama?

February 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


A quick look at what’s happening

The situation involving the integrity of the San Joaquin River levees and the impacts that is creating as of 12:01 a.m. this morning

February 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Fears mislead us to focus on burglaries

If you have a home security system you are likely spending $360 a year or so to guard against financial loss.

February 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


WILL DON PEDRO SPILL?

The big test is coming.

February 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Panhandle con: Elderly Fresno ‘resident’ keeps getting stuck in Manteca

Ten days ago Mike -a Bulletin reader - called about being played by any elderly woman panhandling.

February 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


BUREAUCRATIC BUMBLING

The San Joaquin River that is imperiling farms in South Manteca and roughly 40,000 residents in Lathrop and Weston Ranch would be less of ...

February 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Levee upgrades need to go forward first

California as a civilized state is a fluke.

February 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


A DAY ENJOYING MANTECA

If I had a day to show off a friend who has never stepped foot in Manteca before why I like living here I'd ...

February 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


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