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Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region in a bid to make a living after the Gold Rush.

November 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Verbal pollution in form of cussing wears down the soul

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on July 3, 2012

November 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The family they call Manteca

Let's talk turkey.

November 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


DOWNTOWN MANTECA

Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.

November 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca cuts water usage by 28 percent

Manteca's water use for the first 10 months of 2016 is 28 percent lower than the same January-through -October period three years ago.

November 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop tree lighting Dec. 1 starts season

Lathrop is getting into the spirit of Christmas with everything from a home decorating contest to a parade.

November 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Donner Party would have tough time understanding our fears today

The Donner Party came to California 170 years ago.

November 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


14 YEAR RUN ENDS

Vince Hernandez called it a "windshield tour" of Manteca.

November 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Miracle on Moffat Boulevard

Moffat Boulevard 20 years ago was what might politely be called a pigsty.

November 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


52% SUCCESS RATE

HOPE Family Shelters is looking to build on its success.

November 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1st wave wraps up in March

Manteca Unified is delivering on the first wave of campus modernization and safety updates authorized by district voters in 2014 when they passed the $159 million Measure G bond measure.

November 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca’s food-to-fuel is cover story

How cutting edge is Manteca's wastewater treatment plant?

November 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


English learners performing well in MUSD classes

Don't expect any earthshaking changes in Manteca Unified schools when it comes to teaching students a second language in the aftermath of California voters embracing Proposition 58.

November 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Turkeys R Us covers need for 18th year

The community opened their hearts and their pocketbooks to make sure 1,850 struggling households in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon will have the fixings for a traditional Thanksgiving meal on Thursday.

November 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City tree lighting starts Manteca Rec holiday fun

Manteca's traditional lighting of the city Christmas tree on Thursday, Dec. 1, kicks off an evening of holiday fun at the Civic Center.

November 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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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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