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Hernias, butter knives & doing crazy things

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first ran in July of 2011.

June 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


1940s: War brings change to Manteca

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.

June 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


3 words killing America today: ‘I am entitled’

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first ran in December of 2010.

June 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


1930s: Farm woes, fires, and floods

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.

June 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


If eating 2 apples a day is going to kill me, so be it

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first ran in June of 2011.

June 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


1920s: Drought hurts Manteca economy

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca's history.

June 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1910s: Water brought prosperity

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca's history.

June 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Grass isn’t any greener on this side of the hill

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first ran in July of 2010.

June 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


So you think that tip you put down is something extra for good service

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. The following column first ran in June of 2011.

June 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Council switch to tablets will save $50K a year

Photocopier stock is about to take a hit.

June 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cowell walked from Nevada to Manteca

Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.

June 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Bored? That’s your problem and not the government’s

You've heard the whine: "There's nothing to do in Manteca."

June 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


DITCH COOKIE CUTTER

Want a newer home with space but don't want the repetitious cookie cutter look of most subdivisions built since the 1960s?

June 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


$24B plus & no more water

Supervisor Ken Vogel is convinced San Joaquin County will end up paying a disproportionately large price for the proposed $24 billion Twin Tunnel project that won't increase the available water for Californians by a single drop.

June 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Dear IRS: A computer crash destroyed the tax deduction proof you wanted

Ever been audited by the IRS?

June 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Silverman is off and running

Richard Silverman last week became the first candidate to qualify for the Manteca City Council ballot as all of his signatures on his nomination papers have been verified.

July 31, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


On good authority: Roger Craig in Tracy

Sports Authority is opening a store in Tracy's West Valley Mall on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 8 a.m.

July 31, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


McKinley-120 interchange

The proposed McKinley Avenue interchange could be the first step toward easing congestion on the 120 Bypass.

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS

Mike Morowit's financial savvy has managed to keep Miner Mart a viable business through two economic downturns and a tectonic shift in Manteca retailing during the past 20 years.

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Doing the right thing

Honest people do exist.

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Forced estate sale thanks to ADA suit at Barnwood in Ripon

Perhaps Carmichael-based attorney Scott Johnson will drop by the Barnwood Restaurant in Ripon this Friday or Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to see if he can pick up a bargain.

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Waterford thanks Thomas for efforts

Helping Manteca Chamber of Commerce clean flags and replace those that have been damaged: $5,000 or so.

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


MJC seeking chain gang

Want to join a gang?

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Growth triumphs over Manteca Rural Committee

Back in the 1980s the residents along the north side of Louise Avenue between Airport Way and the railroad tracks formed the nucleus of the Manteca Rural Committee.

July 29, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Tough Manteca balancing act

Manteca has entered the green versus yellow lawn quandary.

July 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THE DEL WEBB EFFECT

Spreckels Sugar in the 1950s paid its employees one week in $2 bills.

July 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wood actually took 23 years, not two hours to die in Arizona

Do not get teary-eyed or enraged thinking about how Joseph R. Wood III died.

July 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


LOOK IN LATHROP

Homes that qualify for FHA mortgages are in high demand.

July 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Is City of Bell to big to govern?

The City of Bell consists of 2.64 square miles.

July 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Water: Outlook not good

A streak of sub-90 degree days has Public Works Director Mike Houghton concerned.

July 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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