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City Council makes citizens lawbreakers

The Manteca City Council made me a lawbreaker.

July 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


ALMOND AVALANCHE

Almond growers' relentless drive to reduce water use predating the current severe drought is paying big dividends.

July 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘Widespread’ use of illegal fireworks in Manteca

It isn't what one would call a bombshell: The official recap of Fourth of July events in Manteca being presented to the City Council Tuesday tags the use of illegal fireworks as "widespread."

July 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


News flash: Profiling & prisons work

Profiling per se and prisons reduce crime.

July 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MAKING SCHOOLS SAFER

Traffic flow before and after school - as well as student safety - will be significantly enhanced when students return to classes on Aug. 4 at five of the older elementary campuses in the Manteca Unified School District.

July 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


KILLER ON THE LOOSE?

It is an irony that isn't lost on Doris Morgan.

July 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wine Group plans to build big warehouse

The Wine Group - the world's second largest winery based on volume - is planning to build a 510,000-square-foot warehouse for wine storage on the southeast corner of East Highway 120 and Murphy Road in rural Ripon.

July 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Give Reichelt her due: She was right about Mello Roos taxes

Georgiana Reichelt has been called a lot of things over the years.

July 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


KIDS’ ZONE RETURNS

Youth aged 2 to 6 are invited to bring their ride-on toy cars or power ride-ons to Friday's Kids' Drive-In party being staged by the Manteca Parks & Recreation Department.

July 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Eight so far seek two openings in Manteca

The November Manteca City Council election could be one for the record books.

July 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Heat wave hits as 20th anniversary of blackout approaches

The current heat wave that started Saturday with the initial day of 100 degree plus heat and is expected to continue through this Saturday comes just two weeks shy of the worst modern power outage ever in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop as well as the rest of Northern California.

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Two decades in Manteca of broken promises regarding library

You can't - as they say - judge a book by its cover.

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


BURGERS TOP BOOKS

A citizens group striving to write a new chapter for public libraries in San Joaquin County is counting the Golden Arches to make its case.

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


260,000 BY 2060

More than 260,000 people will call Manteca, Ripon or Lathrop home in 2060 if population forecasts issued by the San Joaquin County Council of Governments materialize.

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Chevron station, mini food store south of Bypass

The architecture for a proposed Circle K convenience store and Chevron gas station south of the 120 Bypass along South Main Street will dovetail into that of The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


City has no money to repair alley tripping hazards

Brenda Franklin doesn't want anyone else going through the pain that she has been hit with after taking a fall that injured her foot ...

September 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Friday is East Union’s golden moment

East Union High has come a long way since it first opened its doors 50 years ago this month on a campus that some at ...

September 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca isn’t relaxing water conservation

Manteca's stepped up water conservation rules aren't going to be relaxed any time soon.

September 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The need for the Board of Supervisors to get it right

There's not a lot of fluff to Tom Patti.

September 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ice skating in downtown

The Fourth pf July aerial fireworks display may have been a dud but as a result Christmas may sparkle in Manteca.

September 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


8-month-old city website getting redo in $57K plan

Less than a year after the city devoted staff and taxpayer resources to roll out a new website the Manteca City Council has approved spending ...

September 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ripon Unified annual report card

Ripon Unified students are outperforming their counterparts in San Joaquin County and throughout California when it comes to grasping English language arts and math.

September 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


San Francisco is helping ‘kill’ river salmon

Environmental Defense in February of 2005 noted 85 percent of the 260,000 acre feet of water San Francisco takes from the Tuloumne River watershed ...

September 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


League offers pros, cons on ballot measures

The California general election ballot Nov. 8 has 17 propositions touching on everything from legalizing and repealing the death penalty to gun control, condoms in ...

September 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Pumpkin People

Half Moon Bay likes to claim they're the pumpkin capital of the world.

September 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT

The days of Manteca Unified teachers and administrators communicating with parents almost exclusively with notes or flyers has gone the way of the slide rule.

September 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca: Reliance on SSJID water growing

Manteca's municipal water fortunes will become more and more reliant on how well the South San Joaquin Irrigation District protects and manages its water ...

September 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Rules proposed for Manteca’s new dog park

Manteca's dog park - due to open by the end of November - won't be a free-for-all.

September 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Stockton beats Modesto but even so . . .

Stockton is the Rodney Dangerfield of California cities.

September 17, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SSJID deal on drains cuts city cost $4.1M

South San Joaquin Irrigation District and the City of Manteca have hammered out a storm drainage agreement amendment that will slash the cost of installing ...

September 17, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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