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It wasn’t perfect in a Mayberry vanilla way

My brothers dared me to do what they caught Jeff, a young kid from across the alley, doing one day.

November 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$1,500 DAILY PG&E BILL

Here's a riddle: What costs at least $1,500 a day to run in electricity, has 250,000 lights, includes 6 inches of ice, and has a reindeer named Rodolfo?

November 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Father Joe, Pastor Mike & being an American on this Thanksgiving Day

We take a lot for granted.

November 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Turkeys R Us reaches goal of 2,900 turkeys

Mike Mallory is impressed.

November 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Postal Service compares itself to refrigerators

Pity the United States Postal Service.

November 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Police chief selection hits snag, delays pick until 2012

Picking the next Manteca police chief is almost back to square one.

November 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Professional video production among telethon auction items

Ricardo Granados has seen the positive impact the Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club has had on youth over the years firsthand.

November 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


California going to pot: Crime & non-punishment

San Joaquin County is a trendsetter when it comes to crime and non-punishment in California.

November 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Give students & professors more time to protest

We require sex education in school.

November 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Boys & Girls delivers on promise

No one wanted the Boys & Girls Club in their neighborhood back in 1978.

November 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca being sued for $25M in fatal officer-involved shooting

Relatives of Ernesto Duenez Jr. are suing the City of Manteca, retired Police Chief Dave Bricker, and Police Officer John Moody for $25 million in what they are framing as an unjustified shooting employing excessive force.

November 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Black Friday is every Friday for 14.8 million of us

Anthony Hardwick has a job.

November 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$72M investment war chest

South San Joaquin Irrigation District is a rarity among government entities.

November 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Pumpkins, corny fun draws record 150,000 to Lathrop

LATHROP - A record 150,000 people flocked to San Joaquin's County's most celebrated farm in October to do everything from shooting off mini-pumpkins from bazooka-like devices to wandering through a massive corn maze.

November 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Bureau slammed for ‘needless’ loss of salmon eggs

Three irrigation districts are blaming the federal Bureau of Reclamation for failing to adjust water releases from New Melones Reservoir to protect spawning Chinook salmon in the Stanislaus River.

November 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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CRIME DROPS IN MANTECA

Manteca crime through the first seven months of 2017 - except for two categories - is down significantly from the same period last year.

August 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Using 96-gallon carts to address homeless issues

Let's be honest.

August 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


THOSE BLASTED CARTS

Shopping carts being abandoned throughout Manteca are not a homeless problem per se.

August 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Amazon creating 1,000 jobs 10 miles north of Manteca near airport

The biggest private sector employer in San Joaquin County will soon be Amazon.

August 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Hunting for witches in the Internet Age

History repeats itself.

August 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Letters


PAYING PRICE FOR PROGRESS

The City of Manteca is taking Eric and Jeanette Hayes' home one way or another.

August 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Water use in Manteca just 11% below ‘13

Manteca's water use skyrocketed in July as a long string of 100-plus degree days prompted an increase in landscape watering.

August 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca pot growers must have permits starting Sept. 14

Anyone growing marijuana for recreational or medicinal purposes in Manteca starting Sept. 14 will be required to obtain a permit from the City of Manteca.

August 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA CAMPING IS ILLEGAL

A year ago homeless were bedding down for the night even before the sun went down in front of the Chase Bank and beneath the ...

August 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Avoiding the total eclipse of the heart

A miracle of sorts is happening today at 10:17 a.m.

August 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


I-5 do-si-do & high speed parking lots

Friday's colossal back-up on northbound Interstate 5 offered a peek of what lies ahead for the Tracy-Lathrop-Manteca region.

August 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


At least there’s space for evidence

Manteca Police may have cramped headquarters but at least there should be adequate room for evidence storage.

August 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Board looks at options for growth

Manteca Unified expects by 2020 to have upwards of 2,000 more students - or the equivalent of two elementary schools.

August 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


STREET CRED

In just a little over 3½ miles, one city street in Manteca carries four different names.

August 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Roundabout on Louise Ave. for new homes

The first new neighborhood built east of Highway 99 in more than a decade is expected to generate 241 students that most likely will end ...

August 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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