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Give students & professors more time to protest

We require sex education in school.

November 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Boys & Girls delivers on promise

No one wanted the Boys & Girls Club in their neighborhood back in 1978.

November 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca being sued for $25M in fatal officer-involved shooting

Relatives of Ernesto Duenez Jr. are suing the City of Manteca, retired Police Chief Dave Bricker, and Police Officer John Moody for $25 million in what they are framing as an unjustified shooting employing excessive force.

November 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Black Friday is every Friday for 14.8 million of us

Anthony Hardwick has a job.

November 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$72M investment war chest

South San Joaquin Irrigation District is a rarity among government entities.

November 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Pumpkins, corny fun draws record 150,000 to Lathrop

LATHROP - A record 150,000 people flocked to San Joaquin's County's most celebrated farm in October to do everything from shooting off mini-pumpkins from bazooka-like devices to wandering through a massive corn maze.

November 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Bureau slammed for ‘needless’ loss of salmon eggs

Three irrigation districts are blaming the federal Bureau of Reclamation for failing to adjust water releases from New Melones Reservoir to protect spawning Chinook salmon in the Stanislaus River.

November 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A tale of 2 visions: River Islands at Lathrop versus California City

Cambay Group Allan Chapman and sociology professor Nat Mendelsohn both qualify as men of vision when it comes to urban planning. Both are also among the breed of modern-day riverboat gamblers who willingly tied their fortunes to the roll of real estate development dice.

November 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Get ready for revival of the zombies

Manteca has plenty of "zombies."

November 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


$1,806 bed fee for nursing homes

Manteca firefighters are almost 12 times more likely to roll to an emergency call at a nursing home than they are to a regular residential address based on per capita demand for services.

November 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SCHOOL OF THE FUTURE

LATHROP - It was a moment celebrating Private-Public Partnership 101.

November 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca’s plan to increase services & not local taxes

The average household income in Menlo Park is $110,000.

November 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Occupy Oakland sticks it to the people on Main Street not the man on Wall Street

What has Occupy Oakland accomplished?

November 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Hungry for Great Wolf jobs

Manteca upped the ante in its bid to land 500 jobs and generate as much as $6 million a year in room tax to support municipal services.

November 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Report: SSJID can indeed lower retail power costs

South San Joaquin Irrigation District can deliver both retail power and irrigation water.

November 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Moorhead, Singh take oath today

Newcomer Gary Singh and incumbent Debby Moorhead will take the oath of office during a special Manteca City Council meeting set for 4 o'clock ...

December 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


TRASH TALK THIS TUESDAY

Manteca is moving to level the playing field when it comes to fees charged - or not charged - to collect garbage.

December 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Learning about life in Death Valley

I was near the top of Thimble Peak some 6,381 feet above the floor of Death Valley. What I saw before me was a ...

December 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Del Webb founder had SJ Valley roots

The largest residential development so far in Manteca history - and one that is slowly changing the city's demographics -is the progression of an idea ...

December 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cannery was first Manteca industry

Manteca's first industrial employer wasn't Spreckels Sugar.

December 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Powers left mark on farming & Manteca

Ed Powers was a 24-year-old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream.

November 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


ANSWERING THE CALL

Volunteers exclusively answered fire alarms in Manteca up until 52 years ago.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca tree lighting set for Thursday

Manteca's traditional lighting of the city Christmas tree on Thursday kicks off an evening of holiday fun at the Civic Center.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA HAS MAIL

Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue was built 77 years ago.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Take it from the lopsided kid — I’m definitely not athletic

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Aug. 15, 2012.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


San Joaquin County’s most flood prone area

Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Christmas in the Park to feature ice skating rink

Ice skating is coming to downtown Manteca this Friday and Saturday.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


California turning into Tower of Babel

Editor's note: Denis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Feb. 20, 2011.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


AG HISTORY

Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region in a bid to make a living after the ...

November 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Verbal pollution in form of cussing wears down the soul

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on July 3, 2012

November 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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