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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


NEW MANTECA GOLF PRO?

The Manteca Golf Course could have a new pro next month.

June 30, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Stanislaus River claims 3rd victim since early May

The Stanislaus River has claimed its third drowning victim since the near record snowmelt started in May.

June 30, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


LODI

LODI - I'm sure Lodi boosters could have done without the backhanded slap delivered in 1969 by Creedence Clearwater Revival with the song "Lodi" with ...

June 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT

Mike Atherton - one of the visionary architects behind deals that gave Manteca Spreckels Park, The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley, Del Webb at Woodbridge, and ...

June 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Atherton gap, loss of Kmart, & council will

The best way for Manteca to counter the pending loss of Kmart sales tax dollars by snaring more retailers is two words: Follow through.

June 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Here’s one thing we really don’t want to be like Pleasanton

A lot of people look toward Pleasanton - along with Dublin and Livermore - and sigh about how great it would be to like one of the ...

June 28, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


WORK STARTS ON APARTMENTS

Manteca's 21st century apartment row - envisioned in the 2000 general plan - will be completed by mid-2018.

June 28, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Mosquitofish take bite out of Nile Virus threat

San Joaquin County in 2016 - even with the drought having a solid grip on the region - racked up 13 human cases of mosquito borne Nile ...

June 28, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New lawn mower costs almost as much as Manteca home sold in 1993

You could buy a median priced resale home in Manteca back in 1993 for $125,700.

June 28, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lies, damned lies & the Twin Tunnels

In the Ohlone Wilderness south of Pleasanton is a 220-foot tall reminder that the past may catch up with California.

June 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Hose cart returning for July 4th

The temperatures are expected to reach the mid-90s on the Fourth of July but there's no worry to be alarmed about sweating while watching ...

June 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT ZONE

Manteca's next community park is apparently going to be at least a half a mile from the nearest house, accessible only via heavily traveled ...

June 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


ILLEGAL FIREWORKS: ‘NAIL ‘EM’

Tired of your neighborhood looking and sounding like a firefight in Kabul?

June 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca lands $3M grant for food to fuel

Manteca is setting a new standard in forward thinking when it comes to diverting garbage from landfills.

June 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Price, offerings luring new members

The Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club is enjoying a surge in first-time membership.

June 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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