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Truckers putting on skirts

A mandate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by requiring 53-foot trailers pulled by truckers to enhance gas mileage may backfire.

October 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Dell’Osso Farms may lure 140,000 visitors

LATHROP - Ron Dell'Osso likes to let people play with the food he grows.

October 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


McKinley: Will it trigger growth war?

Mention McKinley Avenue with the words "interchange" or "expressway" and a small citizen army comes forth.

October 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Jobless rate drops below 14% first time in 25 months

Manteca's unemployment rate has finally slipped below 14 percent.

October 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cell tower: Turn a pig’s ear into a silk purse

Travel Moffat Boulevard and you'll come across a bit of hope inspired by Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez.

October 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Tickets down, accidents up

The chance of getting a driving ticket in Manteca has dropped.

October 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


RT Bus ride will cost students 25 cents more for each trip

Students will no longer get a break when it comes to Regional Transit bus fares when 2012 rolls around.

October 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Add 25 cents to first-class stamp price

The United States Postal Service lost $8 billion last year.

October 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


New $25M school being built

LATHROP - Banta School District has just over 230 students.

October 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Should 150-foot cell tower be plain, a tree, a palm tree, cactus, or flag pole?

There may be a 150-foot pine tree in Manteca's future.

October 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Uncle Sam will force kids to breath dirty diesel fumes

If Uncle Sam were a real human and not just a caricature for the United States he'd be investigated for child cruelty by Children Protection Services.

October 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Keep the $2.8M, Uncle

Manteca is returning $2.8 million to Uncle Sam.

October 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Justice becoming scare commodity in SJ County

Good-bye People's Court.

October 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Which ACE will get played?

There are now two candidates emerging for a Manteca station on the Altamont Commuter Express' proposed high-speed rail.

October 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Tear down that wall, Mr. Weatherford

One man's junk is another man's treasure.

October 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


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


The family they call Manteca

Let's talk turkey.

November 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


DOWNTOWN MANTECA

Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment ...

November 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca cuts water usage by 28 percent

Manteca's water use for the first 10 months of 2016 is 28 percent lower than the same January-through -October period three years ago.

November 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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