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‘Bailout Boogie’ mentality & health care

Congress – which has never been big on the details – is ramming full-speed ahead with national health care.

August 02, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


99/Yosemite landscaping in limbo

The deal was simple.

August 02, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Investing in downtown’s future

A glimpse of Central Manteca's future can be seen in the 200 block of North Main Street in earth tone hues accented with brick, old-fashioned barn lights, and awnings.

August 02, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Moooo-ving on to another vote on air quality rep

Manteca's elected leaders Tuesday are expected to cast a collective vote for a Stockton City Council member they feel will best serve the interests of dairy farmers on the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District board.

August 02, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Another park but without need for scare general fund dollars for upkeep

Tesoro Park is the Manteca neighborhood park of the future.

August 02, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Another bank may build on North Main; Manteca getting another sandwich shop

The folks fiddling around with trying to define central Manteca might want to follow the money.

August 02, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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


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Manteca’s goal: 5th fire station, new police office

Manteca needs to restore police and firefighting staffing to prerecession levels.

April 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cemeteries, growing up, death & life

I'd venture to say that I view cemeteries a bit differently than most people.

April 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SSJID taking delivery of federal power

Electricity generated at federal facilities will start powering the South San Joaquin Irrigation District offices and a portion of the agency's pumps starting in 2015.

April 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SJ agency protecting PG&E profits

A lot has happened since June 2009 when South San Joaquin Irrigation District filed its current application before the San Joaquin Local Area Formation Commission to become the retail electricity provider for Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.

April 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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


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