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It’s wrong using 3rd graders for political objectives

How would you view a teacher taking class time to have her third grade students write legislators to protest cuts to education and to raise the budget?

June 08, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


81% happy with Manteca service

Manteca city employees consistently score in the 80 percent range when it comes to response time, effectiveness, and courtesy.

June 07, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cancer research: Wrong number for cell phones?

I should be dead.

June 06, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca’s $27M construction frenzy

The sound of hammers and earth movers will reach a $27 million-plus crescendo sometime in the next two to four months.

June 06, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


I confess, I use my cell phone just for phone calls

"Wow, you still have a flip phone? That's almost prehistoric."

June 05, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$12.1M project saves $600K yearly

How can spending $12.1 million without impacting the general fund save the City of Manteca almost $600,000 a year in personnel and operational costs?

June 05, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca may oppose plan to give employees say on personnel boards

Manteca's elected leaders may go on record opposing a proposed state law that would mandate half of the appointees to city personnel commissions to come from a list provided by every city's biggest employee bargaining group.

June 05, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Final curtain falls on Movies in the Park

The popular summer diversion – "Movies in the Park" – won't be taking place this year.

June 05, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


California wants to penalize those who follow the law when others don’t

The California Legislature can't even balance a check book yet they have no problem telling the rest of us who aren't in financial trouble and who follow the law how to live our lives.

June 05, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


30% less housing for ‘The Square’

Distribution is expected to emerge as Manteca's economic driving force in the coming years.

June 04, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ted Nuce now lives in ‘Cowboy Capital’

Ted Nuce lives in the Cowboy Capital of the World.

June 04, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘Mister Dillon’ reunited with Dennis Weaver

Marshal Matt Dillon (Jim Arness) is up in heaven right now with Kitty (Amanda Blake), Deputy Dennis Goode (Dennis Weaver) and Doc (Milburn Stone) enjoying a beer at the Long Branch Salon swapping stories and reminiscing about the good old days when TV shows didn't need gratuitous sex and violence to enthrall viewers.

June 04, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


It’s a lifestyle not an investment for 1st time buyers

Housing prices in Manteca are back to 1998 levels but the attitude of most first-time buyers is rooted in the 1950s.

June 04, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Bull riding champ returns home

Ted Nuce can't stay away from bulls.

June 03, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca bagging Great Wolf: Not a slam dunk

Great Wolf Resorts should not under any circumstances be considered a slam dunk.

June 03, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Del Webb founder had SJ Valley roots

The largest residential development so far in Manteca history - and one that is slowly changing the city's demographics -is the progression of an idea ...

December 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cannery was first Manteca industry

Manteca's first industrial employer wasn't Spreckels Sugar.

December 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Powers left mark on farming & Manteca

Ed Powers was a 24-year-old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream.

November 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


ANSWERING THE CALL

Volunteers exclusively answered fire alarms in Manteca up until 52 years ago.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca tree lighting set for Thursday

Manteca's traditional lighting of the city Christmas tree on Thursday kicks off an evening of holiday fun at the Civic Center.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA HAS MAIL

Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue was built 77 years ago.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Take it from the lopsided kid — I’m definitely not athletic

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Aug. 15, 2012.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


San Joaquin County’s most flood prone area

Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Christmas in the Park to feature ice skating rink

Ice skating is coming to downtown Manteca this Friday and Saturday.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


California turning into Tower of Babel

Editor's note: Denis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Feb. 20, 2011.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


AG HISTORY

Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region in a bid to make a living after the ...

November 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Verbal pollution in form of cussing wears down the soul

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on July 3, 2012

November 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The family they call Manteca

Let's talk turkey.

November 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


DOWNTOWN MANTECA

Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment ...

November 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca cuts water usage by 28 percent

Manteca's water use for the first 10 months of 2016 is 28 percent lower than the same January-through -October period three years ago.

November 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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