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Personal videos can enhance Manteca Police transparency

The gang-related stabbings that occurred in the parking lot outside of Big League Dreams after the Fourth of July aerial fireworks involved just a few individuals.

July 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Seeking independent investigation of fatal shooting of Duenez by Manteca Police

It was a clear and consistent message: They want an independent federal investigation into the fatal Manteca Police shooting of 34-year-old Ernesto Duenez Jr.

July 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Courts: We need reform, not just slice & dice

The economy is producing a bumper crop of lemons yet the government isn't making lemonade.

July 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca property values drop 3.8%

The overall value of property within Manteca's city limits slipped for the third straight year.

July 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Courts may no longer hear small claim cases

Manteca is being spared physical court cutbacks.

July 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Does new law elevate sexuality in our schools?

Was Aristotle gay? And what about speculation that Leonardo DiVinci was also gay?

July 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Landscape upkeep costs $830K

Roughly one out of every three housing units in Manteca is part of landscape maintenance districts that have a combined assessment of more than $830,000.

July 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GECAC mentoring program helps pick up half the salary for youth workers

Employers can help a young person with their career and possibly benefit from having half of an employee's salary up to $10 an hour funded by the federal government.

July 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


150 parcel owners face $100 weed fines

There are 150 property owners who have until the end of this week to clear high weeds and rubbish from their land or face $100 penalties.

July 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The ultimate in distracted driving sins

A small but growing number of motorists seem unable to comprehend what an emergency vehicle - especially a fire engine - coming at them on a road with lights flashing and sirens wailing means.

July 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


99 going to six lanes

It's been 56 years since Highway 99 – dubbed the Central Valley's Main Street – opened as a four-lane freeway through Manteca.

July 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Golf tourney helping kids named in honor of late Jim Brown

The late Jim Brown knew the impact recreation programs can have on a young person.

July 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Moffat plant helps keep water rates down

It doesn't look like much but a new treatment plant along Moffat Boulevard at Garfield Avenue behind a wrought iron fence is helping Manteca water users save nearly $500,000 a year.

July 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The Stockton-Lodi Board of Supervisors redistricting plan

Out of touch pretty much describes the majority of the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors when it comes to the South County.

July 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca turns into cone zone

The three-word theme for Manteca this summer: Road work ahead.

July 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Manteca’s $16.1 million pool dilemma

As a policy document the new City of Manteca Parks and Recreation master plan is flawed big time.

December 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


CRACKING UP

When Mark Houghton took over as Manteca's Public Works Director in late 2007 he was impressed with how the city had a good handle ...

December 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Christmas & Caring Ball for Our Troops set on Dec. 17

There are still tens of thousands of American soldiers who are serving in war zones this Christmas.

December 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


HOLIDAYS ON THE FARM

Toss aside the Wii. Forget Space Mountain. This is the real deal, well except for the snow. It's manmade.

December 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


$75M: Costly recreation wishes

The wish list for Manteca recreation facilities over the next 20 years will cost at least $75 million.

December 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca cuts water use by 30% as drought conditions linger

It's raining.

December 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Congressional Act of 2016 To Save California

Drive Interstate 5 south toward Los Banos and veer west toward the Pacheo Pass.

December 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Orange joining Manteca’s solid waste rainbow

Sometime in the next decade the City of Manteca will likely stop weekly "garbage" collection.

December 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


How about buying small garbage cart upgrade from city?

There's a dose of good news - and possibly more - for those Manteca solid waste customers not thrilled about the City of Manteca's prouncement ...

December 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


FIRE STATION BREAKS GROUND

Ground broke Wednesday at River Islands at Lathrop for the first of what could end up being three fire stations in the largest planned community ...

December 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The real wall we need to build is in DC

Building a wall, per se, won't address what is really fueling a mass "illegal" immigration from south of the border.

December 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Other Views


Garbage costing more in March

There's a chance the solid waste increases the Manteca City Council adopted Tuesday won't be fully implemented within four years as adopted.

December 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SOROPTIMIST MAGIC

There's something magical about the Manteca Soroptimists' Holiday Affair.

December 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Let’s restore steelhead in the LA River

"Though the great salmon runs were only in Northern California rivers, steelhead trout were trapped, speared or hooked as they returned to from the sea ...

December 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Gary Singh embodies the true American Dream

Twenty-four years ago Gary Singh was struggling to learn English.

December 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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