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$2M facelift for two miles of Louise Ave.

A two-mile stretch of Louise Avenue is getting a $2 million makeover between Airport Way and Main Street this spring.

February 14, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Strings attached to money is what ails public schools

Money is what is wrong with public education.

February 14, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SSJID cuts costs to preserve bond ratings

South San Joaquin Irrigation District has almost $50 million in the bank.

February 13, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The drought & presidential photo ops

President Barack Obama is no FDR.

February 13, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Sales tax deals net Manteca $3.5M so far

Sales tax sharing deals that brought The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley anchored by Bass Pro Shops and Costco to Manteca have netted municipal coffers $3,539,221 in taxes over four years.

February 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Californians pay for cleaner air in Georgia

How does planting trees in Georgia reduce air pollution in California?

February 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


NOMINEES SOUGHT

Alex Hildebrand was an engineer by training and a farmer by vocation.

February 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Why shouldn’t jail inmates pay toward the cost of feeding them?

Three hots and a cot.

February 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Three powerful forces converge at neighborhood CVS drug stores

CVS drug stores will no longer going to sell cigarettes after Oct. 1.

February 10, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SSJID seeks to squeeze more crops out of water

A bold initiative to take farm water conservation to the next level is being vetted by the South San Joaquin Irrigation District.

February 10, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Using hands to keep people alive

Manteca District Ambulance wants to give Manteca-Lathrop residents the power to save lives.

February 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Breakfast topic Saturday is Covered California

The Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, is hosting a breakfast Saturday, Feb. 15, at 9 a.m. that includes a presentation on the Affordable Care Act and how it impacts people.

February 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Costco staff saves life of customer

Just how effective are CPR techniques?

February 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Will SSJID help rescue 44,000 of its neighbors?

South San Joaquin Irrigation District may come to the rescue of 44,000 people in Tuolumne County expected to run out of water in less than 80 days.

February 08, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The $76 million question: Will Great Wolf fly with investors?

The details that matter aren't public yet in the Great Wolf negotiations.

February 08, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Bad guys help pay costs for police rig

There's no such thing as a free lunch - or a free mine-resistant protected (MRAP) for that matter.

April 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Senior advisory members sought

The Manteca City Council is looking for volunteers interested in serving on the Manteca Senior Advisory Committee.

April 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The rabbit is coming up short

The Easter Bunny needs some help.

April 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


More water for fish could lead to ecological Armageddon

The late Stan Nader Sr. was a member of a family whose cattle ranching roots in Placer County go back to the 1870s.

April 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Uncle Sam, can you help?

The strategy is simple.

April 10, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Great Wolf: Big water hog?

Great Wolf - the proposed indoor water park resort weighing whether to build in Manteca - conjures up another animal in the mind of some critics. Water Hog.

April 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Does not being color blind hurt some minorities?

Do "minorities" need protection in California?

April 08, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca veterans get a home

The envisioned Moffat Boulevard Community Hall - the future home of Manteca's Veterans of Foreign Wars post - is a testimonial to perseverance, ingenuity, and municipal staff's can-do attitude.

April 08, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A quick memo on how to build a better Manteca

In the coming 210 days at least five men are going to be vying for your vote to elect them to the Manteca City Council either as a council member or mayor.

April 08, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Senior tax filing assistance

Seniors needing assistance with filing their 2013 income tax returns may call the Manteca Senior Center at 209.456.8650 to schedule an appointment with AARP for tax-preparation assistance.

April 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


‘Chewy’ available for adoption

This week's featured Manteca Animal Shelter pet is "Chewy."

April 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Book drive helps area libraries

Lori Adams, Lori Little, Lisa Boone, Erin Nussbaumer and Trina Ramsey - known as "The Lori's & Company" are hosting their third annual book drive.

April 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Who in Manteca has ‘Got Talent?’

The Manteca Youth Advisory Commission and GK Music are seeking talented singers, dancers, musicians, bands, comics, magicians and other talented youth, teens and young adults ages 5-21 for "Got Talent?", a talent show and competition to be held Saturday, April 26, at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.

April 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Free city Shred-It April 19

Want to reduce your chances of becoming a victim of identity theft?

April 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Steinberg not happy with low gas prices

"Higher prices discourage demand."

April 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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