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600 fish will cost 209 region $250 million

A state bid to increase the net annual number of new fish on three rivers that provide the economic lifeblood for the Northern San Joaquin Valley threatens to cost thousands of jobs with a permanent yearly economic loss of $250 million out of the pockets of the region's 1.5 million residents.

December 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SIZZLER

Breakfast omelets at a Sizzler?

December 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Moorhead, Singh take oath today

Newcomer Gary Singh and incumbent Debby Moorhead will take the oath of office during a special Manteca City Council meeting set for 4 o'clock today at the Civic Center.

December 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


TRASH TALK THIS TUESDAY

Manteca is moving to level the playing field when it comes to fees charged - or not charged - to collect garbage.

December 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Learning about life in Death Valley

I was near the top of Thimble Peak some 6,381 feet above the floor of Death Valley. What I saw before me was a bit unnerving. There was a section of Class 3 scrambling before I could reach the summit. I studied the ascent, the rock formations, and compared it to other challenging spots I've been in during the past several years on peak hikes much higher in the Sierra.

December 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Del Webb founder had SJ Valley roots

The largest residential development so far in Manteca history - and one that is slowly changing the city's demographics -is the progression of an idea launched nearly 60 years ago by a Fresno native.

December 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cannery was first Manteca industry

Manteca's first industrial employer wasn't Spreckels Sugar.

December 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Powers left mark on farming & Manteca

Ed Powers was a 24-year-old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream.

November 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


ANSWERING THE CALL

Volunteers exclusively answered fire alarms in Manteca up until 52 years ago.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca tree lighting set for Thursday

Manteca's traditional lighting of the city Christmas tree on Thursday kicks off an evening of holiday fun at the Civic Center.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA HAS MAIL

Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue was built 77 years ago.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Take it from the lopsided kid — I’m definitely not athletic

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Aug. 15, 2012.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


San Joaquin County’s most flood prone area

Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Christmas in the Park to feature ice skating rink

Ice skating is coming to downtown Manteca this Friday and Saturday.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


California turning into Tower of Babel

Editor's note: Denis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Feb. 20, 2011.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Fears mislead us to focus on burglaries

If you have a home security system you are likely spending $360 a year or so to guard against financial loss.

February 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


WILL DON PEDRO SPILL?

The big test is coming.

February 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Panhandle con: Elderly Fresno ‘resident’ keeps getting stuck in Manteca

Ten days ago Mike -a Bulletin reader - called about being played by any elderly woman panhandling.

February 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


BUREAUCRATIC BUMBLING

The San Joaquin River that is imperiling farms in South Manteca and roughly 40,000 residents in Lathrop and Weston Ranch would be less of ...

February 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Levee upgrades need to go forward first

California as a civilized state is a fluke.

February 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


A DAY ENJOYING MANTECA

If I had a day to show off a friend who has never stepped foot in Manteca before why I like living here I'd ...

February 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Getting Lathrop Road onto the right path

Lathrop Road is a mess and is likely to get a loss worse.

February 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA’S DEADLY STREETS

It's not your imagination. Manteca's streets are getting dangerous.

February 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City residents urged to keep up to date on conditions, services

Manteca is not taking any chances.

February 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Extensive rain makes pallets essential

Pallets often become essential for navigating Manteca Unified school campuses during extensive periods of rain.

February 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Will this be 12th flood in 90 years?

High stakes behind-the-scenes jockeying has been underway for the past two days as South County officials scramble to get the state bureaucracy to take steps ...

February 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


UC’s problem isn’t its police force as much as its culture

Pity a University of California peace officer, especially those assigned to double-standard campuses such as Berkeley and Davis where unrestrained free speech is reserved for ...

February 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Dredging: It could reduce flood fears

"Sediment has been identified as a significant contributor to the aggradation of the San Joaquin River and reduces its capacity to carry flood waters." - Excerpt ...

February 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Serious crime was flat during ‘16 in Manteca

Serious crime per 1,000 - the yardstick the FBI uses to provide apple to apple crime comparisons on an annual basis - was down ever so ...

February 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Oroville Dam: Honestly, what do we expect?

Want to see California's future?

February 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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