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Why was Morenzone Field so named?

Here's the Manteca history question of the day: Why did the city years ago honor Fred Morenzone by naming the adult softball field on Center Street west of Union Road after him?

March 12, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Congressmen making tracks

By the time you read this, the train probably has already pulled out of the station.

March 12, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Wrong number to report homeless

Tuesday's Around Town had the wrong non-emergency number to call Manteca Police dispatch when you come across a homeless gentleman who often poses a safety hazard at the entrance to McDonald's on East Yosemite Avenue across from the center anchored by Grocery Outlet.

March 11, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Alarm with no permit is costly

That alarm system you are paying $25 plus a month plus to have in place may be totally worthless unless you have registered it with the Manteca Police Department.

March 11, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wounded Warrior speaking at ‘Evening of Honor’

Shilo Harris - an Army staff sergeant that survived an IED explosion while on patrol in Iraq during the Global War on Terror - is the guest speaker for this Friday's sold-out third annual "Evening of Honor" at the Place of Refuge church.

March 11, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Tragedy on 120 Bypass no accident

Driving eastbound on the 120 Bypass is akin to riding into the Valley of Death.

March 11, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Take me out to the ball game

Little League is still the big spring thing in Manteca.

March 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


High grad rate not enough for MUSD

Students in Manteca Unified have a better chance of graduating high school than their counterparts elsewhere in San Joaquin County, California, and the nation.

March 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Brandon Bowers is a rising star

Manteca High graduate Brandon Bowers was selected as one of Editor & Publisher's 25 Under 35 individuals that are profiled annually.

March 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless man creating safety hazard for cars

Several drivers have complained of late about the homeless gentleman who has set up shop at the East Yosemite Avenue entrance to the McDonald's across from In-n-Out Burger. Their complaint? The mobile rack that he has parked at the driveway isn't transparent creating a safety hazard.

March 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca USD’s big flop as public Internet service provider

Netflix - the primary whiner behind the successful campaign to get the Federal Communications Commission to regulate the Internet by pushing the concept of net neutrality - is having second thoughts.

March 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Wolf guests: Tough prey for thieves?

Great Wolf Lodge - the proposed $200 million destination resort featuring a 500-room hotel with indoor water-park - may not be very friendly for vehicle burglars.

March 09, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Volunteers help keep Manteca SAFE

Randy May knows just how valuable Manteca Fire Department's Seniors Aiding Fire Effort (SAFE) volunteers are when it comes to helping keep city residents safe.

March 09, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Riding MUSD school buses

The biggest transportation agency in the South County in terms of ridership isn't Regional Transit or the Altamont Corridor Express. It's the Manteca Unified School District.

March 09, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


2016 could be ‘disaster’ for S. County farms, cities

New Melones Reservoir - projected to "go dry" sometime in August due to the ongoing California drought - is prompting the South San Joaquin Irrigation District board Tuesday to formally adopt mandatory water emergency rules.

March 09, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Drought goes from very bad to simply bad

Things have gone from very bad to bad on the Stanislaus River watershed that's critical for South County farms and cities,

May 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Golden Years are empty Tin Cup Years

Florence dreads the 12th of the month.

May 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Opportunity in fast growing SE Manteca

It is arguably the hottest small parcel zoned neighborhood commercial as well as for other uses that's available in Manteca - five acres at the corner of Pillsbury Road and Woodward Avenue.

May 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Turning food waste into fuel

Spoiled food and table scraps you toss into your brown Toter will eventually help fuel the City of Manteca refuse trucks that collect your garbage, recyclables and yard waste.

May 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Silverman pans $2M freeway landscaping

It is safe to say Councilman Richard Silverman isn't impressed with the just completed $2 million landscaping project along the 120 Bypass and Highway 99 corridors through Manteca.

May 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘FILL THE HELMET’

Vietnam veteran George Terry is on a mission.

May 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Growth splits graduating 8th graders

Growth is tearing apart 8th grade classes this month.

May 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Vierras donate $10K to VFW fund

John and Eleanor Vierra believe so strongly in the power of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 to provide a network of effective support for those who have served America in wars that they decided they needed to make a donation to the post's building fund.

May 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca cracks down on illegal soccer parking

Future soccer tournaments at Woodward Park could require the hosting organizations to hire an off-duty Manteca Police officer to write parking tickets in the surrounding neighborhoods.

May 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Scores don’t make a school. Teachers do.

Just how good is your school?

May 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Making sure they’re not forgotten

A Vietnam-era Huey helicopter is landing at Woodward Park on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. a half hour before the opening ceremony of what promises to be the biggest Memorial Weekend Commemoration yet.

May 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


3 percent of students are migrants

"Summer" vacation for 600 plus Manteca Unified students starts in mid-December and ends in mid-March.

May 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


4,000 plus signed up for Lathrop 5K Mud Run

A little more than 4,000 people have signed up for the 2015 edition of the Mud Run on the Farm taking place Saturday, May 30, at Dell'Osso Farms in Lathrop.

May 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Vicious women & beauty pageants

I like looking at women's legs. I'm not being sexist. I'm a guy.

May 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Will $2M landscaping survive?

It's the $2 million question: Now that a three-year maintenance contract has expired for landscaping planted along the 120 Bypass and Highway 99 corridor will it survive the drought?

May 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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