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Federal workers wanting fairness should be careful what they ask for

It's been a lament repeated by federal workers in and around Virginia and Washington, D.C., in stories and newscasts regarding the sequester: It's not fair that they are getting treated differently than the rest of Americans.

March 10, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


THE NAME GAME

Villa Ticino is Manteca's little Switzerland.

March 09, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca needs a park designed for the homeless

There are the homeless in Manteca who are "real" problems in terms of drug and alcohol use, not to mention those that engage in copper theft and such.

March 08, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Bikeway missing link work nears

Within the next two years you'll be able to bicycle, walk, jog, or skateboard just over five miles through Manteca and only have to contend with vehicle traffic at 17 locations.

March 08, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A RIPARIAN WONDERLAND

Ripon is made for walkers.

March 08, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


One big joke: Ankle bracelets on sex offenders

Feeling safe and secure knowing there are felons out there with ankle bracelets on?

March 07, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Rain drops cost $7,295

The rain expected to hit the ground today in Manteca is free but making sure it doesn't create flooding problems is anything but free.

March 07, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca chamber working on plan for welcome signs

The Manteca Chamber of Commerce is hoping to jump start efforts to erect new welcome signs at key entrances to the city.

March 07, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ripon leaders wary of nearby refuge expansion

Ripon's elected leaders are going to make sure that the US Fish and Wildlife Services clearly understand concerns they have over expansion of the nearby San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge.

March 07, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Ripon News


Cheek kissing to sexually explicit behavior at mall

Let me get this straight - pun intended.

March 07, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca seeks $1M for Austin interchange work

If Uncle Sam has $1 million to spare in highway funds San Joaquin County wants to try to snag it to help generate jobs in Manteca.

March 06, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ready to start the path to unisex school restrooms?

Ready to get confused?

March 05, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Safety issues dog Library Park

Parents are sometimes uneasy about taking their kids to use the playground equipment at Library Park due to public intoxication and what they perceive is drug use.

March 05, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Parking lot money may go for swimming pool lift

The need to replace a handicapped lift at Lincoln Pool could trump work on city-owned parking lots in downtown - at least for now.

March 05, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Aiding fraud: It’s what Uncle Sam seems to do well

It's only $1.18 a month.

March 05, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Making highway rest stops safer & pay their own way along I-5

Twenty-eight miles south of Lathrop where vehicle speeds start pushing into the 80s and the CHP picks off the low hanging fruit of clueless folks ...

February 21, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


How did East Union High get it’s name?

Two readers have sent emails asking the same question: How did East Union High get its name?

February 21, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca rejects bid to freeze growth in floodplain

Manteca's elected city leaders - opting to stay the course to enhance flood protection for 8,000 existing residents on the dime of the buyers ...

February 21, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GREAT WOLF GOES BIG

The Great Wolf deal is getting bigger.

February 20, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Deal keeps fire district whole for 10-year period

The 344-acre Griffin Park development being annexed into Manteca from the rural area to the south is expected to yield up to 1,592 homes.

February 19, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


People do vote for people who are like them

Louis DeArcos served as mayor of Lincoln - the Placer County town I grew up in - 27 years before California's Voting Rights Act of 2002 ...

February 19, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


If we want more police it will cost us

It's time we had honest conversations about Manteca, our needs, our wants, and our maddeningly inability to plan and then execute strategies and stick ...

February 17, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


District elections for Manteca?

Manteca - if its four elected council members reflected the city's ethnic makeup based on the 2010 Census - would have at least one Latino. It ...

February 17, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Council could OK 67th police officer Tuesday

Higher than projected taxable consumer spending in Manteca means the city will be able to hire its 67th police officer in April.

February 17, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BAY AREA PRICE REALITY

Imagine, if you well, if one of the first California ranch-style houses built in Manteca's Shasta Park neighborhood had been built on a third ...

February 16, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Sacramento turns farmers & businessmen into criminals

No one can serve two masters.

February 16, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


NUTS ABOUT RIPON

The bees aren't the only buzz in Ripon this time of year.

February 16, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CALL TO STOP BUILDING

A group led by rural South Manteca residents are petitioning the Manteca City Council to place a moratorium on growth in the 200-year floodplain until ...

February 16, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Great Wolf & being crazy like a fox

If you want more services - police, firefighters, street maintenance and such - and don't want to pay more taxes then you'd best root for ...

February 15, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


WATER MAY FLOW AFTER FEB. 26

The first water to irrigate South County orchards and farmlands will likely start flowing through South San Joaquin Irrigation District canals between Feb. 26 and ...

February 15, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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