Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on July 26, 2011
Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared Feb. 8, 2002.
The clock is running for Manteca to avoid a $234,795 stand-alone special election.
The last time Manteca – and the rest of the United States – faced a major flu epidemic that had the potential of closing schools and quarantining victims was 96 years ago.
A new $1.6 million community center that will serve as the home for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 is part of the ongoing revitalization of the Moffat Boulevard corridor.
Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Dec. 6, 2010.
Forty-one struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will have turkeys on their table this Thanksgiving and Christmas thanks to second graders at Great Valley Academy.
My brothers dared me to do what they caught Jeff, a young kid from across the alley, doing one day.
The woman ahead of me in Target was doing her best to distract and confuse the clerk.
Manteca's felony crimes will drop in 2015.
Seventeen years ago Sue Teunissen and Gail Fletcher couldn't stand the thought of their families sitting down to a table overflowing with traditional holiday food on Thanksgiving knowing neighbors and others in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop were going without.
I am a PG&E stockholder.
Donations are the lifeblood of the Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.
Phil Waterford knows the Boys & Girls Club can make a difference in the life of a youth.
Just how big of a deal is the donation of $12 to buy a turkey for a struggling family?
A bit of paradise - and a rare look into a winter's day in the Northern San Joaquin Valley 150 years ago - awaits those venturing to Caswell Memorial State Park.
Pain is relative. In my case it's a first cousin.
It was there, stark as heck.
Manteca's first move to buy a "public utility" and monthly charges ended up saving took place in 1928 and resulted in rates being slashed by almost 50 percent.
The drop in Manteca's crime rate is accelerating.
They push shopping carts filled with all of their worldly possessions down the street.
It was the grand dame of Manteca.
Forgive me for not jumping up and down and screaming "First Amendment rights" as some of the jubilant folks did who managed to secure a ticket for the first showing of "The Interview" on Christmas Day.
Ed Powers was a 24 year-old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream.
It's little wonder that Ozzie was joined by Harriet in the work world.
The next big thing in Manteca - Austin Road Business Park with its promise of 9,134 direct jobs - is about to take its first physical step.
The Place of Refuge congregation spread holiday cheer far and wide this holiday season.
Robert Hendricksen e-mailed in this gem about his own shopping cart etiquette observations:
Manteca wasted hundreds of thousands of gallons needlessly during the recent storms
It is not a perfect world.