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6,000 crosses deliver silent yet poignant message

Woodward Park becomes sacred ground this weekend.

May 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The wolf at the door & the future of Manteca’s fire services

Manteca - at least for the past 30 years if not longer - has always under spent surrounding jurisdictions and similar-sized cities when it comes to what residents pay per capita for fire services.

May 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Snagging Pacific Rim business

Oakland's loss is Manteca's gain.

May 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Jerry Springer: The ring master of ‘reality’ TV

I am at a loss to understand why any person in their right mind - gee, that thing might be a clue - would ever agree to go on the Jerry Springer Show and similar boob tube genre.

May 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Ropin’ on the River: More than a rodeo

There is little doubt the inaugural Ropin' on the River rodeo will be action packed.

May 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca: Ready for next round?

Mike Atherton has a word for Manteca - "amazing."

May 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Free Gracin concert Sunday at Woodward

He's a one-time American Idol finalist and a country singing star in his own right.

May 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Put high speed rail back on the state ballot

Make no doubt about it. High speed rail is sexy.

May 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


City needs diversified tax base

Mountain Valley has Google.

May 24, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Practice, practice, practice

There is no such thing as a typical fire.

May 24, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Steal cars galore & get out of jail free as a bird ruling

Every action has an equal and opposite reaction.

May 24, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Fire services cost $103 per Mantecan

It costs Lathrop-Manteca Fire District $169 per resident to provide basic fire services.

May 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Mayor says he’ll match whatever compensation cuts workers take

Mayor Willie Weatherford intends to step up and take another hit in his monthly compensation to match whatever employee groups end up taking in order to balance the municipal budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.

May 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Let’s really fight crime & create legalized drug dens

I'm all for legalizing drugs - with just a couple of conditions.

May 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


670 more jobs at stake

Union Pacific Chief Executive Officer Jim Young is riding the rails to town Wednesday to brief community leaders on the proposal to roughly quadruple the railroad's truck-to-train intermodal freight operation that hugs the city limit line of Lathrop and Manteca.

May 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


1900s: Manteca starts as wide spot on road

The 20th century dawned in Manteca without a domestic water system, a public sewer, or even electricity.

July 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


War brings major change to Manteca

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.

July 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1930s: farm woes, fires, floods in ‘quiet decade’

The 1930s could be characterized as Manteca's "quiet decade" if it weren't for the first major flood of the 20th century, labor strife ...

July 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1910s: Water brought prosperity to Manteca

Water.

July 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘Bulbs’ & de facto right turn lanes

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared March 26, 2005 in the Manteca Bulletin. The city, 11 years later, is ...

July 18, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA GROWS UP

Karen McLaughlin's tenure as Manteca's city manager came to an end this week.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City manager job wasn’t on radar

Karen McLaughlin didn't start out in life with the goal of becoming a city manager.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Water play stays dry awaiting state

Joanne Beattie would love to have the city turn back on the $450,000 interactive water play feature at Library Park on Tuesdays during the ...

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Circle K with gas pumps at Bypass & Main

The first commercial construction south of the 120 Bypass since the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley opened eight years ago will be a convenience store ...

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1800s: Cowell walked across Sierra Nevada

Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Environmental perfectionism can kill people

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared Feb. 16, 2005 in the Manteca Bulletin.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca’s problem: Silicon in Bay Area

Manteca's destiny is sealed but its fate isn't.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


GECAC: 79.2% success rate

"If you put a caring adult across from a struggling student amazing things will happen." - the late Antone Raymus

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


NEW $500K ENGINE

Manteca's newest fire engine rides higher for a reason.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Impromptu steak dinner for homeless

Jeff Shields had a dilemma.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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