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Single payer pill: It requires only one to overdose

No one has ever mistaken the California Legislature for the Hoover Institute think tank at Stanford University.

June 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


WILL THEY SPEND THE MONEY?

Street work - repairs, extensions, corridor studies, and safety improvements - are driving Manteca's capital improvement plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 to the tune of $20.7 million.

June 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Up next: 5 more schools

The timing of the next wave of Measure G school modernization projects depends on money.

June 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


114 degrees? Time to buy an ice ax

The high is supposed to hit 114 degrees in the coming few days.

June 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca cooling center opening this Sunday

If the National Weather Service is right today's expected high of 102 degrees in Manteca will seem downright cool by the time mid-Sunday afternoon rolls around.

June 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Measure G sets stage to accommodate growth

Manteca Unified could need another elementary school within five years to avoid the prospect of year round school in high growth areas.

June 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FUN CLUB IS BACK

The Fellowship Baptist Church is the new home for the FUN Club of Manteca now in its 11th year of not only providing a safe summer haven for youth but providing them with a healthy dinner, a chance to make friends, and to learn skills needed to succeed in life.

June 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca needs to abandon Garfield section for MHS safety

The Manteca City Council has taken steps to improve the security of the Manteca Library.

June 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


HEAT WAVE COMING

The heat is returning with a vengeance.

June 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


You can’t see up to 30% of bond work

When it comes to the $56.4 million spent so far on Measure G school modernization projects what you see isn't all of what you get.

June 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CHIEF SEES A SAFER MANTECA

An armed robber walks into a downtown Manteca bank.

June 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Remodeling produces more classroom space

Manteca Unified has added the equivalent of almost another elementary school as part of its modernization effort at five campuses.

June 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca’s goal: Avoid Kmart closing from lapsing into cancerous blight

Kmart's future may seem dicey but not as much as the building the retailer will leave behind when it closes its Manteca store sometime after September.

June 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


‘G’ IS FOR GOOD SAFETY

Safety was one of the big selling points of the $159 Measure G school bond.

June 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca will expand police ranks for first time in 3 years

Manteca Police will be adding at least one sworn officer to its ranks for the first time in three years.

June 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


MANTECA MEANS BUSINESS

Tim Ogden means business.

August 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


CELEBRATING ACE EXTENSION

Passenger train service is returning to downtown Manteca.

August 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Letters


Bet you China won’t push back school start times

Education elitist experts like to point out repeatedly how they believe China is cleaning our collective clock when it comes to public education.

August 12, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


STUDENTS OWE $204,000

Manteca Unified - under a federal mandate - started allowing students last school year to charge lunches if they didn't have the money to pay for ...

August 12, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


END OF SUMMER BLUES?

There is a reason Lake Tahoe is known as "America's Playground."

August 11, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Starting school at 9:30 a.m.?

Manteca Unified parents of kindergarten through eighth graders are a step closer to the real possibility their children won't be starting school until at ...

August 11, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Dennis Rodman, Dr. Strangeglove & duck and cover

Remember Bert the Turtle?

August 10, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Dennis Rodman, Dr. Strangeglove & duck and cover

Remember Bert the Turtle?

August 10, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Few MUSD digital glitches

Not every one of the nearly 24,000 students in Manteca Unified had a digital device in their hands on the first day of school.

August 10, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


WITHSTANDING TEST OF TIME

It isn't by chance that arguably the most stunning building in Manteca was built by the Bank of Stockton.

August 10, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$5.4M targets better traffic flow, improved street safety

The streets of Manteca could be significantly easier to navigate - and safer - within two years.

August 09, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The ‘good’ times start

Nestled in the rustic Stanislaus River canyon below the western horizon from busy Highway 108-120 in the bottomland of Tuolumne County is arguably the most ...

August 09, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A NEW BALL GAME

Manteca's hottest spot for shopping and recreation - the Stadium Retail Center and Big League Dreams - was anything but 12 years ago.

August 09, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SSJID conserving water could hurt those relying on groundwater

Flood irrigation of the endless almond orchards surrounding Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon is an inefficient use of water. That is especially true when compared to ...

August 09, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Illegal farm workers to green card tech workers

What is the easiest way to become a United States citizen?

August 08, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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