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Joe Bazookas need to enjoy stepping on gooey gum

If there is a merciful deity, there is a special spot reserved in hell for those who abuse the privilege of chewing bubble gum in public.

August 02, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Builders ask for short fee grace period

It can cost upwards of $50,000 in growth fees to build a home in Manteca.

August 01, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Manteca leaders may take 10 percent stipend cut

Manteca's leaders may officially cut their own pay by 10 percent on Tuesday.

August 01, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Community block party, car show set for Sunday

A South Manteca resident last fall noticed something suspicious: A teen and preteen kids hanging around in front of a neighbor's home mid-morning on a school day.

August 01, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Waterslides: Maybe it’s time to bring them back

Is it time to bring back the Manteca Waterslides?

August 01, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Congress runs America like the Titantic

The Titanic should have taught us all a lesson. When the ship of state hits an iceberg, it's the rich and powerful to the lifeboats first while the rest of us are left scrambling around like a bunch of trapped rats on a sinking ship.

August 01, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Red light for cameras

The wobbling economy managed to do what critics couldn't – stop red light cameras from being installed at Manteca intersections.

July 31, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Ex-MHS football coach dies; crosswalk sting

Perry Tipton. George Dadasovich. Frank Teicheria. Roy Lusk. Louis Bronzan.

July 31, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The rich – and powerful – are different than you and I

I get it now.

July 31, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The new reality

There are those who are still in denial that their homes are no longer the equivalent of a Bureau of Engraving printing press.

July 31, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Go ahead, machine gun down Bambi

Ryan had $10 to spend at street fair a few years back.

July 30, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Manteca taking $7M hit

By DENNIS WYATT

July 30, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Block party, car show & cruise on Sunday

Summer nights, teens, The Patio Drive-In, and Yosemite Avenue were all made for cruising.

July 30, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MANTECA NEEDS VIPS

Additional looming budget cuts driven by the wobbling economy and the state swiping a chunk of Manteca's local tax receipts is prompting a revision to the VIPS program before it is even rolled out.

July 29, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Federal dollars means 4 more Manteca cops for four years

Federal dollars through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will help Manteca hire or retain four police officers for the next three years.

July 29, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Steve Winter joining Hall of Fame

Steve Winter - a Manteca High Buffalo through and through for 40 years first as a student, then as a teacher and coach, next as an administrator, and then five years as principal - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.

April 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


California may soon be ablaze in orange, red & black hues

California's countryside green is fading fast to gold.

April 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SSJID water outlook is improving

You can go jump into the lake today.

April 19, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Raising a stink over farming? Time to chill out

The homeowner was miffed.

April 19, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


UNION RANCH APPEAL

There are various yardsticks to judge a neighborhood before you buy - the overall cleanliness, low crime rates, and amenities such as plenty of walking paths.

April 18, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Felonies still going down in Manteca

Felony crimes continue to drop in Manteca.

April 18, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Once ridiculed as a boondoggle, Tidewater is a success story

The old Tidewater Southern Railway corridor slicing through the heart of Manteca for years served as a magnet for the homeless, criminal activity, and those illegally dumping garbage.

April 18, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Tidewater crossing Lathrop Road

There's another traffic signal going up in Manteca.

April 17, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Recycled city water for farms?

Water Manteca residents send down the drain could one day help irrigate South County crops.

April 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Does Manteca Unified really need nine more schools?

Manteca Unified contends they need seven more elementary schools and two high schools in the next 20 years.

April 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Vicious circle of one-way street debate

Manteca's question for the ages is once again being asked: Should Yosemite Avenue and Center Street going through downtown be one-way venues?

April 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Every dog getting his day in court?

Cruella and Dante are dogs.

April 14, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca alleys: Retain & repair or eliminate?

Some new urban neighborhoods embrace alleys.

April 14, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Make it appeal to Petula Clark

It's not 1918 anymore.

April 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Trains: Can’t we just wait a few minutes?

The debate over trains irritates me.

April 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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