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Almond crop fetches $134.3 million in 2009

The 47,800 acres in San Joaquin County planted in almonds primarily surrounding Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon yielded 47,300 tons of the nuts in 2009.

July 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


California’s future will soon be found down in Monterey

Monterey - the birthplace of California government - was chosen by the Spaniards for that dubious honor in 1777 due to the great natural bay and the ample fresh water from the nearby Carmel River.

July 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Get ready to pay more for permits

Replacing a residential electrical service may soon cost you $148 in municipal building inspection fees.

July 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Planet 51 launches Movies in the Park on Saturday

Green aliens are coming to Woodward Park when the sun sets Saturday.

July 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sacramento needs to shed 47,400 state jobs in next 12 months

With all due respect to F. Scott Fitzgerald, state workers are different than you and me.

July 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


City can’t answer the $100 question

here are upwards of 4,200 dogs that aren't fixed in Manteca.

July 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Fifth wheels may soon share same rules as other RVs

Wording of a city ordinance adopted in January 2008 inadvertently made it illegal to park a "fifth wheel" mobile home trailer on a city street or alley without it being hitched to a vehicle.

July 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Smoke bombs (& cherry bombs) can be dangerous

I do not like fireworks - at least the ones you buy and set off.

July 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Parade & aerial fireworks today

Manteca celebrates our nation's independence today.

July 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca could make it legal for intersection solicitation

Manteca firefighters who "Filled the Boot" last month for Jerry's Kids were in violation of municipal law that prohibits the solicitation of money for any reason within 100 feet of an intersection.

July 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Are some more equal in Manteca than others?

Eight years ago this Sunday a new municipal law went into effect to try to stem aggressive panhandlers.

July 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Summer finally arrives in the San Joaquin Valley

The mercury - for those old enough to remember when you didn't click on weather.com to find what the outside temperature is but instead actually stepped outside to read an old-style thermometer - is expected to reach the 100-degree mark on the Fourth of July.

July 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Transit system big ticket item

Manteca is investing $9.2 million into transit-related projects in the coming 12 months.

July 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


No additional Measure M cops or firefighters in coming 12 months

Manteca is delaying plans to hire four more police officers and three firefighters using the Measure M public safety sales tax receipts for at least a year.

July 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


National health care’s 1st dividend: A 10% tanning tax

If you go to a tanning salon, congratulations are in order.

July 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Why start on Thursday?

It's a question some parents have been asking for months: Why is Manteca Unified starting the new school year on a Thursday?

August 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Pay your full tax liability & state dings you for $17.31 more

I owe the State of California $17.31.

August 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


FAMILY LIVING

Nancy Lebon of Compass Real Estate has arguably one of the coolest deals in one of Manteca's hottest neighborhoods.

July 31, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


A SCHOOL IS BORN

River Islands at Lathrop has provided a lesson or two about building - and running a school - that others in California may want to note.

July 31, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$5M solution for libraries & other needs

Manteca - for $5 million - can have a 9,600-square-foot "Generations Center" with library, teen center, a killer skate park, amphitheater and paracourse.

July 31, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SKY’S THE LIMIT

By DENNIS WYATT

July 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Teachers receiving 9% in pay raises

By DENNIS WYATT

July 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Upset about things? Then look in our own backyard

"Yosemite is bad a--."

July 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Upset about things? Then look in our own backyard

"Yosemite is bad a--."

July 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Push for more watch groups

You can find out where crime is happening by accessing Raids Online that's part of the Manteca Police website.

July 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sacrificing the Delta to hose down LA sidewalks

The lifeblood of Delta farmers, towns, and fish drains into two series of pumps northwest of Tracy - one feeding the Delta-Mendota Canal and the other ...

July 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Will signs slow Bypass carnage?

Caltrans is apparently working on a way to try and enhance safety on what has become the deadliest mile in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

July 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Serving 16,000 lunches a day

By DENNIS WYATT

July 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Getting a Lyft & why cities shouldn’t care

Steve DeBrum is no Bill de Blasio.

July 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Eskaton: 31 years of success

Try living in Manteca on $15,500 a year while renting an apartment of your own.

July 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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