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New state tests alter questions in real time

The days of educated guesses on state performance tests are numbered.

March 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Squeezing Manteca’s vulnerable young moms

The young mom was elated.

March 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Safety issues may close motel

Broken sewer lines. Leaking gas meters. Wall gas heaters ripped from walls. Rooms with no heat. Exposed wiring.

March 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City doesn’t follow its own water use rule

Do as the City of Manteca says and not as it does.

March 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Move retail space at Stadium Center

The owners of Stadium Retail Center anchored by Kohl's Department Store are seeking Manteca Planning Commission approval to build a 12,800-square-foot building with two suites.

March 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Obama’s vision for America: $20 fine for not voting

College professors often think out loud.

March 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Fighting crime with micro dots

Criminals stole $4.2 million worth of property in Manteca during 2014.

March 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Great Wolf may join Manteca be.tech effort

Great Wolf Resorts likes the direction Manteca Unified School District is heading.

March 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Yet another investigator snooping on trustees’ trail

It's take a number for investigators earning paychecks chasing down leads about possible Manteca Unified School District trustee misconduct.

March 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca High getting ready for state event

The following is a gem about the Manteca High Academic Decathlon Team that appeared in the San Joaquin County Office of Education's Outlook newsletter:

March 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Fearing the clown: Why it is bizarre

McDonald's isn't my kind of place.

March 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Houses being torn down on East Yosemite

Two houses that have been boarded up across East Yosemite Avenue from the International of Pancakes will used in the coming week by the Manteca Fire Department for training purposes.

March 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Story behind bounced check & Sam Fant

Manteca Unified Trustee Sam Fant did not stick the school district with $4,000 in unpaid bills for using school facilities for community endeavors.

March 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Mayor pro temp Mike Morowit is about brevity

Manteca Councilman Mike Morowit has a reputation of being able to hold up his end of a conversation and then some.

March 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


WORLD WAR II

Army soldier Bill Castillo. Marine Leland Elliott. Navy WAVE Marie Huarte Esteves. Navy sailor John Machado. Nurse Avis Brewster. Coast Guardsman Jay Scalf. Merchant Marine Woodward Brumley. Army Air Corps Bud Dickman. "Rosie the Riveter" Doris William Knodt.

March 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


LESS TURF FOR NEW HOMES

Homes built in Manteca on corner lots after July 16 may not be able to have more than 25 percent of their side yards that are visible from the street planted in turf.

May 13, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Almonds are water misers compared to marijuana

Almonds - we are told by those who want further cutbacks on agricultural water deliveries so urban lawns can stay lush and so they can hose out their garbage cans and hose down their driveways on a weekly basis - are water guzzlers.

May 13, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


STORM COMING

The National Weather Service has issued a rare advisory telling Central Valley residents to turn off their lawn sprinklers today through at least Saturday to conserve water as a storm is expected to drop up to 0.25 inches of rain.

May 13, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca needs user friendly water bills

Reading your City of Manteca water bill is kind of like reading Latin.

May 13, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Drought = dust storms

The drought teamed up with high winds Monday to deliver an example of what South County residents may be dealing with this summer - severe dust storms.

May 12, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BRALEY 5K RUN

The Christopher Braley Wounded Warriors 5K Run/Walk is set for Sunday, May 24, as part of the Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration at Woodward Park.

May 12, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sam Fant facing censure from fellow trustees

Facebook could be getting another Manteca Unified School District board member in trouble.

May 12, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


MEA takes pot shot at Sam Fant

Say what you want about Manteca Unified School District trustee Sam Fant but he doesn't deserve the latest black eye that the Manteca Educators Association is delivering.

May 12, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Supervisor Elliott speaking at Patriots Meeting Thursday

Bob Elliott, the San Joaquin County Supervisor for District 5, is the speaker for the next Manteca Patriots meeting on Thursday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m.

May 12, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Want $41,600 a year tax free? Then panhandle

Want to earn $17 an hour tax free plus get a meal or two each day?

May 12, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


ER patient load up 20%

Business is booming at Doctors Hospital of Manteca's emergency room.

May 11, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ford Fiesta raffle helps pay for Memorial event

It is costing $80,000 to stage this year's Memorial Weekend Commemoration at Woodward Park that includes the Vietnam Memorial Wall Traveling Tribute.

May 11, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lawn rules apply only to new homes

Rules proposed to limit lawns of new homes to no more than 25 percent of the 35 percent of the required landscaping area for the front yard will not apply to existing homes.

May 11, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Learning to love global warming

Thank god for climate change.

May 11, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Numbers: Great Wolf is real big

The numbers are staggering.

May 09, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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