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Foreclosure filings drop 42% in SJ in February

Foreclosure filings have dropped 42 percent in San Joaquin in February compared to the same month in 2009.

March 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


No separation between church and state in the actual pledge

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

March 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Home buying: Back to the future

Twenty-one years ago they bought a house in the custom East Manteca neighborhood of Spring Meadows for $210,000.

March 12, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Pensions take 8 cents of every $1

Some 8 cents of every tax dollar spent supporting the municipal general fund goes to help pay for annual pension plan costs.

March 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


PG&E again on hook for SSJID legal expenses

South San Joaquin Irrigation District incurred roughly $5,000 in legal expenses due to PG&E's threat to take them to court over a natural gas pipeline that the utility essentially wanted to place within the SSJID right-of-way on PG&E's own terms.

March 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Former building owners not happy with pot clinic

Barbara Larson and Ed Machado do not condone the pot dispensary one iota that opened in the building they once owned in a partnership at 311 East Yosemite Avenue.

March 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Stealing is stealing no matter how you rationalize it

We were bicycling down River Road a few years ago when the lady I was with – a deputy with the Dade County Sheriff's Department in Florida – said she wanted to stop for a second.

March 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Coverage healthier in Manteca

Manteca-Lathrop-Ripon has the highest percentage of population in San Joaquin County with health insurance coverage.

March 10, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CPUC plans hearing on PG&E power play on June ballot

PG&E's bid to convince voters in June to amend the California constitution to protect the for-profit utility by making it tougher for public agencies to enter the retail power business is a subject of a March 17 California Public Utilities Commission hearing in San Francisco.

March 10, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


PG&E’s $9.8M care package for CEO Darbee

The young man knocking on my door wanted to know if I knew about the PG&E CARE program and if I wanted to apply.

March 10, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


2009: Criminals losing ground

It wasn't a banner year for criminals.

March 09, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Manteca making LMD takeover work effectively

Snall weeds - fueled by rain and a rise in temperatures - started popping up in the concrete portion of the Wellington Avenue bike path about 10 days ago.

March 09, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca starts 119 housing units

Manteca builders have started 119 housing units in the first two months of 2010.

March 08, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Senior Games taking place May 8-15

Over a hundred athletes plus a number of teams have already entered the 2010 Manteca Senior Games taking place May 8-15.

March 08, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


28-pound loss in 2 months sells him on TRX training

Vince Garcia didn't believe that working out with what are essentially straps would do him much good.

March 08, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Drought goes from very bad to simply bad

Things have gone from very bad to bad on the Stanislaus River watershed that's critical for South County farms and cities,

May 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Golden Years are empty Tin Cup Years

Florence dreads the 12th of the month.

May 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Opportunity in fast growing SE Manteca

It is arguably the hottest small parcel zoned neighborhood commercial as well as for other uses that's available in Manteca - five acres at the corner of Pillsbury Road and Woodward Avenue.

May 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Turning food waste into fuel

Spoiled food and table scraps you toss into your brown Toter will eventually help fuel the City of Manteca refuse trucks that collect your garbage, recyclables and yard waste.

May 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Silverman pans $2M freeway landscaping

It is safe to say Councilman Richard Silverman isn't impressed with the just completed $2 million landscaping project along the 120 Bypass and Highway 99 corridors through Manteca.

May 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘FILL THE HELMET’

Vietnam veteran George Terry is on a mission.

May 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Growth splits graduating 8th graders

Growth is tearing apart 8th grade classes this month.

May 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Vierras donate $10K to VFW fund

John and Eleanor Vierra believe so strongly in the power of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 to provide a network of effective support for those who have served America in wars that they decided they needed to make a donation to the post's building fund.

May 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca cracks down on illegal soccer parking

Future soccer tournaments at Woodward Park could require the hosting organizations to hire an off-duty Manteca Police officer to write parking tickets in the surrounding neighborhoods.

May 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Scores don’t make a school. Teachers do.

Just how good is your school?

May 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Making sure they’re not forgotten

A Vietnam-era Huey helicopter is landing at Woodward Park on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. a half hour before the opening ceremony of what promises to be the biggest Memorial Weekend Commemoration yet.

May 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


3 percent of students are migrants

"Summer" vacation for 600 plus Manteca Unified students starts in mid-December and ends in mid-March.

May 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


4,000 plus signed up for Lathrop 5K Mud Run

A little more than 4,000 people have signed up for the 2015 edition of the Mud Run on the Farm taking place Saturday, May 30, at Dell'Osso Farms in Lathrop.

May 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Vicious women & beauty pageants

I like looking at women's legs. I'm not being sexist. I'm a guy.

May 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Will $2M landscaping survive?

It's the $2 million question: Now that a three-year maintenance contract has expired for landscaping planted along the 120 Bypass and Highway 99 corridor will it survive the drought?

May 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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