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Make Library Park enticing

Locking the restrooms at Library Park almost three years ago to deal with vandalism and drug use by the homeless and others was "an easy out" as far as Manteca Councilman Mike Morowit is concerned.

June 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Why is it a given state will reopen California 1?

This may sound a tad blasphemous but why reopen Highway 1 through the Big Sur Wilderness where a mudslide earlier this month added 13 acres to California?

June 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


City improves Library Park conditions, issues still remain

LAUREL TO THE CITY OF MANTECA for efforts so far at addressing issues at Library Park in downtown Manteca.

June 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Free summer lunch offered at 44 sites

Making sure that students have at least one nutritional meal weekdays during summer break has proven an effective way to make sure hunger doesn't undo academic gains.

June 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Political humor needs to get out of the proverbial gutter

I like a good political joke even if it lampoones a position or politician I support.

June 01, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SUMMER SPLASH SATURDAY

The Manteca Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with the Manteca Fire Department is offering a free Summer Splash Water Safety Day on Saturday, June 3, from noon to 3 p.m. at Lincoln Pool.

June 01, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City looking at replacing trees, cleaning pavers in downtown

Addressing two downtown concerns - missing trees that were planted as part of a nearly $3 million redevelopment project and dirty sidewalk/crosswalk pavers - are on the radar of municipal staff.

June 01, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Roundabout planned for Woodward, Union Road

There's a roundabout in the future for the Union Road and Woodward Avenue intersection.

June 01, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Powers left mark on farming as well as on Manteca

Ed Powers arrived in Manteca in 1904 as a 24 year old with a dream.

June 01, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CalPERS cost will double to $19.5M in 5 years

Manteca within five years will be paying over $19 million into the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).

May 31, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca don’t need no stinkin’ Atherton Drive missing link

Debbie Moorhead was adamant at the last Manteca City Council meeting that she wants the infamous missing link on Atherton Drive between Airport Way and Union Road built. The councilwoman said she wanted it discussed when the council adopts the budget next month.

May 31, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SAFEST WATER POSSIBLE

There are - by some estimations - as much as 10 feet of snow still hugging the upper reaches of the western slope of the 11,464-foot Sonora Peak.

May 31, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Remembering freedom’s price

They came from throughout California - the Los Angeles Basin, Central Valley farm towns, San Francisco, and mountain communities.

May 30, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sworn police officer ranks unchanged for 3rd straight year

Manteca has added almost 5,000 residents in the past five years.

May 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Summer & life’s little pleasures

Summertime and the livin' is easy

May 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Time is long overdue to take back Manteca

If you go by Lincoln Park around 9 o'clock in the evening, there will sometimes be a small gathering under the picnic shelter. There ...

August 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Chestnut going whole hog

Joey Chestnut - a San Jose man who makes a pig of himself for a living - is competing in the World Bacon Eating Championship taking place ...

August 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Regulating America to death

You don't need to look far to see the regulatory chokehold the federal bureaucracy has on the economy, public safety, and even attempts to ...

August 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Q&A about camping in Manteca

Now that the homeless have been locked out of the Manteca Library courtyard at night by a wrought iron fence put in place to stop ...

August 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Residents say the time has come to retake Manteca

They defecate on doorsteps.

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cougars encouraged after full offseason of work

STOCKTON - Although this will be Eddie Menzel's second season as the Weston Ranch volleyball coach, he inherited the program last year after the summer ...

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | High School Sports


A solution for future downtown parking needs

The Altamont Corridor Express train is coming down the track.

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


CUTTING ERRORS, RED TAPE

It is a "horror" story that Manteca Community Development Director Greg Showerman has heard way too often.

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca deal of the century moving forward?

What could arguably be the sweetest deal for Manteca's economy since Ed Powers a century ago convinced Claus Spreckels that the sandy plains was ...

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca, EU high schools set for $28M in bond work

East Union High and Manteca High have been moved up to the next round of Measure G modernization school projects.

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Look around, Caltrans isn’t the problem

I made a 319 mile loop trip Saturday.

August 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Streamlined permit for charging stations

If you want you install an electric vehicle charging station in Manteca - either in your home or for public use - you can apply to do ...

August 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA MEANS BUSINESS

Tim Ogden means business.

August 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


CELEBRATING ACE EXTENSION

Passenger train service is returning to downtown Manteca.

August 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Letters


Bet you China won’t push back school start times

Education elitist experts like to point out repeatedly how they believe China is cleaning our collective clock when it comes to public education.

August 12, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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