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Color-ful debate over signs

A tug-of-war has raged behind the scenes for over a year about what colors are the best for long-awaited wayfaring signs designed to help direct visitors to points of interest around Manteca.

May 13, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THE PRICE OF FREEDOM

Pastor Mike Dillman knows all too well the price of freedom.

May 13, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Repeat childhoods of yesteryear today & they’d be child abuse charges

I drank chocolate milk - gallons of it - when I was a kid. The same goes for my consumption of soda, sugar, potato chips and Twinkies.

May 13, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


2ND LIFE FOR LINDBERGH?

It's a perfect fit for a Manteca Redevelopment Agency undertaking - a functional building of historical significance that can be saved from being vacant at the same time bolstering community revitalization.

May 12, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop-Manteca, City of Manteca fire effectiveness common concern

You live in Manteca's city limits so why should you worry about the financial health of the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District?

May 12, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Sounding the alarm: Citizens want consolidation of fire services

Marty Harris doesn't believe it matters much what the name is on the fire engine that arrives at someone's house in the case of a fire or medical emergency.

May 11, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Too bad those responsible for mortgage collapse weren’t pro cyclists

The federal government is an amazing work of arrogance, inefficiency and self-righteousness.

May 11, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


How Manteca tax dollars sent Dick’s Sporting Goods to Modesto mall

Dick's Sporting Goods is opening in Modesto's Vintage Faire Mall instead of Manteca's Orchard Valley.

May 10, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


City Clerk Joann Tilton

Joann Tilton has had a ringside seat to City of Manteca history.

May 10, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Kids in a Box May 20 both lesson & benefit

Spending time in a cardboard box is a way youth can learn firsthand about what the homeless face as well as raising money to help those families without homes find a way off the street.

May 10, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A Manteca-Lathrop fire service?

Lathrop-Manteca Fire District should consider coordinating the delivery of fire service with the City of Manteca.

May 08, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SSJID et al sues to protect Chinook salmon from federal government

So how can restoring the commercial Chinook salmon fishing threaten the future of South County almond farmers?

May 08, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Attorney: King has no conflict serving as paid MUST director

School board member Wendy King does not have a conflict of interest serving as the paid executive director of the nonprofit Manteca Unified Student Trust (MUST) that provides after school sports programs and supports the school farm, academics as well as the arts and sciences.

May 08, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


The $25,000 question MUST be answered

Manteca Unified Student Trust is a solid non-profit that's working for kids.

May 08, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


River Islands will offer true executive home sites

It's hard to envision a high concentration of true "million dollar homes" in the South County given today's housing market.

May 07, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Homeless: ‘They’re human and I’m human’

Call it the power of compromise. Call it being human. Call it community policing. Call it whatever you want. The deployment of just one community ...

August 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA LIBRARY

The Manteca Library hasn't been expanded since 1977

August 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Library expanded in 1977 with aim to serve 32,000

Public libraries with treats such as coffee on the side aren't a modern creation.

August 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


DAY TRIPPING RIO VISTA

209 staff reporter

August 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


The case for a $10 per person surcharge to help protect Yosemite

People who visit Yosemite National Park often use words such as "spectacular," "breath-taking," as "incredible" to describe the experience.

August 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


HOMELESS HEADWAY

Mike Kelly - the Manteca Police Department's first community resource officer dedicated to addressing homeless issues - has been in his new position for 30 days.

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New housing, the American Dream & young Mantecans

As we were driving down Main Street Monday talking about things in general including people who commute to the Bay Area for bigger paychecks, Ashley ...

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Making a mess along Yosemite Avenue

The clothing drop-off box at Yosemite and Powers avenues in the Dollar General parking lot is a popular spot.

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Lancers celebrate 50 years

High school homecoming parades, a tradition that continues today in many smaller communities such as Ripon, haven't graced the streets of Manteca for at ...

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Auto burglaries up 90.18% so far in Manteca

Serious crime in Manteca - driven primarily by auto burglaries - is up 19.72 percent during the first six months of this year.

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BIA threatens to sue the goose that lays the golden eggs

The Building Industry Association of the Delta protests a bit too much.

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


TEST SCORES UP

The average Manteca Unified student is lagging behind the average California student in math, English, and literacy goals based on a statewide standard test.

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Environmentalists oppose increasing bass fishing limits

A push to reduce the population of the non-native bass in the Delta to protect endangered fish is being opposed by a group that wants ...

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Prop 47 works for drug users & criminals

There were 52,000 fewer arrests in California last year.

August 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


AVOIDING THE FISH FRY

Keeping reliable water flowing through Manteca and Lathrop household taps and irrigating Ripon almond orchards could come down one day to how well rainbow trout ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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