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Manteca planning to fail again

"If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail."

January 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Captain Jack: Keep sparkle downtown; mayor is on right track

Jack Snyder knows what he likes.

January 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Planting ‘thank- yous’ 40 times at Manteca’s veteran center

Lori Nunemaker was stunned.

January 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Contrary to what LA may think ‘we’ get it in the 209

"We" - referring to those of us that live, work and play in the Northern San Joaquin Valley - supposedly don't get it when it comes to the importance of the environment.

January 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


NIGHTCLUBS GET AX

A nightclub will not be able to open in the building that once housed Club Leon after the Manteca City Council passed an urgency ordinance Tuesday but a bar could.

January 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Snowpack water at 53%

The National Weather Service forecasts rain for 12 of the next 14 days in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

January 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FTC’s much ado about nothing over Bass Pro

Bass Pro Shops wants to buy Cabela's for $4.5 billion.

January 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA ROUNDABOUTS

They slow traffic down.

January 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Promises, promises: Veterans are still waiting

Come Jan. 25 at the first State of the City breakfast, taxpayers were promised a few months back that Manteca would have a new "brand" in exchange for paying a consultant $57,000.

January 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


2016: LIFE GOES ON

The big news in Manteca in 2016: Life goes on.

January 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca High at crossroads

How $30 million in Measure G bond receipts is spent to modernize Manteca High has the potential to reverberate far beyond the 98-year-old campus.

January 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Caltrans adds electronic sign along 120 Bypass

An electronic message sign for eastbound 120 Bypass traffic approaching Airport Way is the latest effort by Caltrans in a bid to reduce carnage on what has become the deadliest section of freeway in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

December 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


HOW WILL CITY MANAGE?

Manteca in 2017 could see the return of Caterpillars with a vengeance.

December 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Raising a stink over farming? Time to chill

The homeowner was miffed.

December 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Uncle Sam lies to young adults about smoking

Does anyone really believe a teen or 20 something that smokes is going to kick the habit because of commercials blaring "the fact" non-smokers make $10,000 more a year than smokers?

December 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Blockbuster success: Four classes a term in high schools

Minutes add up under block scheduling.

March 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


GOAL: ID TRUCK ROUTES

Manteca wants to keep on trucking when it comes to landing distribution centers.

March 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Trash talk: Residents irked at extra cart charges

Has the City of Manteca shot itself in the proverbial foot when it comes to solid waste cost recovery?

March 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The joy of a $1.69 flyswatter

It doesn't take too much apparently to make me happy.

March 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Fix family van before buying the Ferrari

What would your spouse think if the plumbing was leaking from your second floor bathroom and your home's aging sewer pipes were corroded to ...

March 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


WHO’S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD WOLF?

So, who is afraid of the big bad wolf?

March 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Heath clubs upping their game making now a great time to join

Nothing like healthy competition to lighten your stress and your wallet.

March 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


GETTING IN SHAPE

If you were to tell my high school PE teacher Jack Gayaldo that I belong to three health clubs and religiously exercise seven days a ...

March 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Parking lots & living in civilization

What ails America can be found in a parking lot.

March 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Street fair carnival opens for 8 day run

Manteca's 21st edition of the Crossroads of California is a week away but the fun has already begun,

March 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


POSITIVE PLACE FOR KIDS

Youth ages 6 through 18 are invited to stop by the Manteca Boys & Girls Club next Monday, March 27, through Friday, March 31, to get ...

March 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Get ready for $2,000 a month apartment rent

This is going to sound a tad blasphemous, but here goes: But why does Sacramento worry about affordable housing to the point they mandate cities ...

March 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Expressway: Push to drop it from plan?

Is it time to "un-ring" the bell when it comes to Raymus Expressway?

March 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Park projects don’t have to take 99 years

Manteca's new dog park and adjoining sidewalk along Eucalyptus Street might have been built for at least 20 percent less than the $235,000 ...

March 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca ignored its flood policies

Had Manteca followed its own general plan adopted in 2003, all of the homes built south of the 120 Bypass straddling Airport Way would have ...

March 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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