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SSJID marks 100 years of service

It was a good reason to party.

May 28, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


State strings cost plenty of money & dilutes tax dollars

My senior year at Lincoln High in Lincoln in Placer County in 1974 there were 720 students in the school.

May 28, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


State plays keep away from Manteca

When is a penny paid in local sales tax not a penny?

May 27, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Hall of Fame inductees run from visionaries to coaches

Mike Morenzone – the marathon man of Manteca coaching – has amassed a career win-loss record of 538-172, 17 league championships and two Sac-Joaquin Section crowns.

May 27, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Historical Society donates name plaque to East Union Cemetery

There was a time when cows grazed freely in East Union Cemetery among the gravestones of such Manteca pioneers as Joshua Cowell and J.Walter Graves.

May 27, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


California needs to recognize only civil unions

Get ready for the return of Proposition 8.

May 27, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


BLD plaza honors Charles Palmer

Sammy Davis walked the halls of Manteca High a generation before Charles Palmer III.

May 26, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Real heroes are more like Roy Rogers

Roy Rogers was the good guy who wore the white hat.

May 26, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


From fighting in America’s bloodiest battle to working as doorman to the stars

Earl "The Pearl" Watson - a survivor from America's bloodiest engagement at the Battle of the Bugle during World War II where 80,000 United States soldiers died - is the last man standing in his old segregated regiment that once numbered 1,800 strong.

May 26, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Union Crossing targets build out by end of 2014

The conversion of the remaining space at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley – plus some yet to be built - into premier outlet stores with the first expected to open by mid-2010 is creating the need for more nearby commercial.

May 26, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Union Crossing targets build out by end of 2014

The conversion of the remaining space at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley – plus some yet to be built - into premier outlet stores with the first expected to open by mid-2010 is creating the need for more nearby commercial.

May 26, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ready to power Manteca’s future

South San Joaquin Irrigation District is posed to play a pivotal role in Manteca's future prosperity just as its creation 100 years ago gave the community economic strength.

May 25, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


200 more Mantecans find jobs

Two hundred more Manteca residents were working in April than in the previous month.

May 25, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Spreckels/Yosemite count up 17.5%

Traffic counts have skyrocketed 17.5 percent in the past year at the Spreckels/Cottage/Yosemite avenues intersection.

May 24, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


USO show, Memorial Day program, fireworks today at Woodward

An aircraft flyover, a 21-gun Howitzer salute, and aerial fireworks are the flashy aspects of today's Memorial Day Weekend ceremonies at Woodward Park.

May 24, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Road work may deliver 9,134 jobs

There's more road work on the way for Manteca motorists to contend with.

October 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New bakery opening next month by OSH

Manteca is getting another bakery.

October 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


I now own antiquated iPhone6

Back in the Dark Ages 40 years ago when I graduated from high school, if you wanted to call someone you had to use Pacific Bell or one of its Ma Bell siblings unless you were served by a smaller phone company such as Contel or a local independent.

October 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Great Valley Bookfest honors literacy champions

Retired educator Sally Hale, retired administrator Gary Dei Rossi, and LearningQuest director Karen Williams were presented with the first annual Great Valley Bookfest Literacy Hero Awards last Friday.

October 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Help sought for community dinner for Thanksgiving

The Manteca Rotary Club is again gearing up to serve a free community Thanksgiving meal for struggling families as well as those who have nowhere else to go on the day of thanks.

October 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Releases from New Melones accelerate as drought continues

The incredible shrinking New Melones Reservoir could dip below 500,000 acre feet by November thanks to what some biologists contend is a questionable decision to help fish migration.

October 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Zoning changes being crafted to help downtown

City of Manteca Manager Karen McLaughlin indicated during Tuesday's City Council meeting that staff is starting to work on special zoning changes to help foster downtown investment and development.

October 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


So is your business website ADA compliant?

Think you dodged a bullet if you own a business and haven't been slapped with an Americans with Disabilities non-compliance lawsuit?

October 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


No shelter for homeless

Manteca is gearing up to outlaw all makeshift homeless housing.

October 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SEWER DILEMMA

A looming deadline on a state edict to connect homes in the gated community of Oakwood Shores to a municipal wastewater treatment system could end up costing existing homeowners at least $3,961 each or $66 a month for five years.

October 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ebola or polio: Doesn’t effect us because we’re invincible

My earliest childhood memory is as a 5-year-old being taken to Roseville's Royer Park by my mom back in 1962.

October 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Move to swipe SSJID water

The Bureau of Reclamation is interpreting a state order designed to protect senior water right holders such as South San Joaquin Irrigation District during the drought as a directive to possibly cut off water releases for SSJID use from New Melones Reservoir.

October 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca may ban homeless encampments

Homeless encampments anywhere in Manteca could be illegal by December.

October 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lawn blower season ramps up once again

You see them all the time: People armed with leaf blowers pushing grass clippings and other debris into the street and leaving it there.

October 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


A ‘no’ vote on Measure I won’t count

Are you ready to give up your right to vote for all seven Manteca Unified School District board members?

October 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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