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We should never forget their sacrifices & brave deeds

It is a debt we can never repay.

December 07, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Ground breaks Monday for 52 affordable housing units

Manteca is adding another 52 affordable housing units for low-income seniors.

December 06, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca traditions: Gifts for foster kids to wild game feed

Giving, Manteca-style shifts into high gear this week.

December 06, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Maldnaldo is a Republican in the truest sense

Finally someone gets it.

December 06, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


PERS decision may whittle city shortfall in 2010-11 to around $1M

A decision by the California Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) not to increase employer contributions in 2010 will save Manteca about $200,000.

December 05, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


3rd generation merchant still going strong

Mike Morowit is dealing with a double whammy – an economic slowdown that's hurting his customer base plus competition from the 900-pound gorillas of retail in the form of Wal-Mart and Costco.

December 05, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | BUSINESS


Gum smackers, rude clerks & dogs in stores

There are pet peeves and then there is absolute rudeness.

December 05, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Record housing sales for Manteca?

Manteca is 27 days away from setting two housing market records – one for the most homes sold overall and the other for the most previously owned homes closing escrow.

December 04, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Loss of eight DAs means cutbacks of misdemeanor low level crimes

One of the fallouts from the ongoing government budget crisis may mean most misdemeanor crimes committed in San Joaquin County will go unprosecuted.

December 04, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Twilight parade: The chamber’s gift to Manteca

Get ready for Christmas, Manteca-style.

December 04, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Housing: The end is coming

Don't look now but the clock is ticking on the most affordable housing era in post World War II Manteca history.

December 04, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Twilight parade on Saturday

Get ready to rock Saturday at 5 p.m. in downtown Manteca.

December 03, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Four big draws may bring 3M visitors to Manteca in ‘10

A decade ago Manteca's then fledgling Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau had to "generate reasons why" people should visit Manteca.

December 03, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Turkeys R Us needs help for 1,060 families for Christmas meals

The push is now underway to help make sure 1,300 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop have a turkey or a ham on their Christmas table.

December 03, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Chaka’s lucky he growled instead of pointing his finger

Call the latest mini-drama to come from the Temple of Doom at 390 Towne Centre Drive in Lathrop "The Mayoral Candidate That Growled."

December 03, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Farmers bear brunt of ‘Great Drought’

It wasn't the Great Stock Market Crash of 1929 that was the defining economic development for Manteca in the 1920s.

July 06, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


HOW LOW CAN IT GO?

Storage at New Melones Reservoir has dropped below 400,000 acre feet for the first time since 1991.

July 06, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The truth about America can be found in Manteca

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first ran on July 4, 2007.

July 04, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca cuts water use by 37% in June

Manteca residents are taking the severe drought - that has sent reservoirs throughout California to record low levels and dropped underground water tables - seriously.

July 03, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1910s: Water brought prosperity to Manteca

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca's history.

July 03, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Creamery was sweet attraction

The Creamery was "the place" to stop in Manteca for generations of Bay Area travelers going to and from the Sierra on weekends.

July 03, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Will Manteca burn?

Dry grass. Drought stressed landscaping. Shake roofs. Winds expected to be between 10 and 12 mph.

July 03, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Celebrations set for Ripon & Manteca

A parade, watermelon eating contest, World War II mural dedication, a pancake breakfast, pow wow, and aerial fireworks will mark the Fourth of July in Manteca and Ripon.

July 03, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Why pay 1,875 times more than you have to?

I do something that is putting me down the same path as the dodo bird. I drink tap water.

July 03, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Keeping Manteca SHARP

You probably don't notice very many garage sale signs - if any -from the previous weekend tacked up on light poles and such in Manteca.

July 02, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Schools aim for 20% cut in water use

Recycled wastewater could one day irrigate expansive playing fields and other landscaping at Manteca Unified campuses.

July 02, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca starts as wide spot on road

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ten faces and our freedoms

Do yourself a favor.

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


HUNT STARTS

Brian Hunt loves to play tag because he doesn't think Christians should hide their faith.

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1800s: Cowell walked across Sierra in 1863

Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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