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Fat, oil & grease staying in Manteca

Manteca is currently shipping FOG - the acronym for fat, oil and grease - from restaurants and such to a recycler in Oakland.

June 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Is Manteca’s future worth spending $99K?

Mike Morowit is right.

June 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Grand Jury: Coordinate effort to deal with homeless

The San Joaquin County Grand Jury believes government agencies need to better address homeless issues.

June 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Idling police cars key to public safety

If you think that idling parked Manteca Police patrol cars unattended by an officer are wasting gas, guess again.

June 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Dog park finally set to go to bid

Manteca's dog park - expected to go out to bid this week - could have a bone-themed bench for humans and play equipment for dogs.

June 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Linda, Richard & the pursuit of happiness

At an early age Linda Silverman ran up against what Bernie Sanders's most adherent supporters would call sexual discrimination.

June 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca’s invisible homeless

Little Mike won't panhandle you in front of your neighborhood 7-Eleven and then flip you off if you don't open your wallet.

June 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca may move to ban camping in public areas

The days of camping on Manteca's streets and in public areas may be numbered.

June 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


TARGETING HOMELESS

Manteca may hire and deploy two police community resource officers in a bid to help the homeless get back on their feet while at the same time combating quality of life crimes committed by some homeless.

June 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


End of the road for CVB?

The Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau is probably going to close its doors.

June 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Bass Pro ponders adding a restaurant

The next restaurant that could locate in Manteca might just be a head turner.

June 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca’s $1 million Band-Aid

Manteca's City Council needs to step up.

June 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca budget up 5.2%

The City of Manteca is on a roll.

June 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘MEET THE MUSCLES’

The temperature isn't the only thing that's "hot" on Saturday.

June 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ripon USD, teachers at impasse over pay

Rod Wright loves his job.

June 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


New housing, the American Dream & young Mantecans

As we were driving down Main Street Monday talking about things in general including people who commute to the Bay Area for bigger paychecks, Ashley ...

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Making a mess along Yosemite Avenue

The clothing drop-off box at Yosemite and Powers avenues in the Dollar General parking lot is a popular spot.

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Lancers celebrate 50 years

High school homecoming parades, a tradition that continues today in many smaller communities such as Ripon, haven't graced the streets of Manteca for at ...

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Auto burglaries up 90.18% so far in Manteca

Serious crime in Manteca - driven primarily by auto burglaries - is up 19.72 percent during the first six months of this year.

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BIA threatens to sue the goose that lays the golden eggs

The Building Industry Association of the Delta protests a bit too much.

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


TEST SCORES UP

The average Manteca Unified student is lagging behind the average California student in math, English, and literacy goals based on a statewide standard test.

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Environmentalists oppose increasing bass fishing limits

A push to reduce the population of the non-native bass in the Delta to protect endangered fish is being opposed by a group that wants ...

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Prop 47 works for drug users & criminals

There were 52,000 fewer arrests in California last year.

August 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


AVOIDING THE FISH FRY

Keeping reliable water flowing through Manteca and Lathrop household taps and irrigating Ripon almond orchards could come down one day to how well rainbow trout ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THE SPACE SQUEEZE IS ON

Move into a house within walking distance of a Manteca Unified elementary school and you might be in for an unpleasant surprise.

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CHARGING INTO RE-CHARGE WATER?

The days of storm runoff from Manteca running into the San Joaquin River then either out into the Pacific Ocean or into the California Aqueduct ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Homeless set up camp in North Main storm basin

Several residents in the Manteca neighborhoods off Northgate Drive west of North Main Street have reported seeing an uptick of homeless in their area and ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Collision Center plans new complex

The hub of traffic collision repair in Manteca will soon be along East Yosemite Avenue east of Vasconcellos Avenue and across the street from Manteca ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


It’s true. Numbers don’t lie.

My driver's license says I weigh 198 pounds.

August 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Prop 13 & affordable housing

What goes down must come up.

August 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


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