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The $25,000 question MUST be answered

Manteca Unified Student Trust is a solid non-profit that's working for kids.

May 08, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

The importance of letting mom know

Touching a mom's heart on Mothers' Day with memories of her devotion to her children over the years is as easy using as pen and paper or a computer key board.

May 08, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns

The problem with unnatural deprivation diet strategies

If deprivation was a successful weight loss strategy, obesity would be obliterated.

May 08, 2011 | By SCOTT ‘Q’ MARCUS Professional speaker | Local Columns

Remember when boys wore pants on the waist & not below?

Remember the folks back in the early 1970s who said loosening school dress codes would destroy Western Civilization as we then knew it?

May 07, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Waiting for Mr. Smith to go to Sacramento

They won't be waiting for Superman Monday at the corner of Louise Avenue and Main Street.

May 06, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

New 700-student campus may open as charter school

The South County's next public school could open with space for 700 kindergarten through eighth grade students but without a single "local" student sitting in a desk.

May 05, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Why Manteca’s golf course is doing better

Recent articles in the Modesto Bee concerning their municipal golf courses and their continued financial troubles are almost a mirror image of the City of Stockton and their municipal golf courses. They continue to require General Fund money to keep them operational. And we are not talking about a small sum. Modesto reports their golf courses will require some $400,000 to $500,000 of General Fund dollars to keep them open this next fiscal year. Now where Stockton is attempting to lease their golf courses to private management, Modesto is actually considering closing two of their courses. The simple ...

May 05, 2011 | By ALAN THOMAS Manteca Columnist | Local Columns

Will Manteca tear out Wilson Park for a parking lot?

Wilson Park tucked behind the Post Office where Manteca and Sycamore avenues converge before meeting Center Street isn't the city's smallest park. That honor goes to appropriately named Mini Park that was created beneath a PG&E power tower on the southeast corner of Elm Avenue and North Street just three blocks away.

May 04, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Youthful gang members effectively express themselves with their clothes

If there was something the schools could do to improve your child's safety and it wasn't being done, most parents would probably be hopping mad.

May 02, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Manteca council: Are their tastes bold or reserved?

Modern or traditional is the question.

May 01, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

A more effective, less expensive Delta plan

It appears that there may be people on Gov. Jerry Brown's staff who are keeping him from becoming aware of the consequences of pursuing the plan formerly endorsed by the Schwarzenegger administration.

May 01, 2011 | By ALEX HILDEBRAND Retired Delta farmer & engineer | Local Columns

Handling conflict

It's difficult to stay calm when a co-worker is peering over your shoulder trying to make sure you complete your assignment accurately, or when a well-meaning family members is watching over your plate to make sure you don't stray from your diet.

May 01, 2011 | By SCOTT ‘Q’ MARCUS Professional speaker | Local Columns

What about the right to maintain control in prison?

Ever been inside a state prison?

April 30, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Lockyer to SJ Valley: Drop dead

State Treasurer Bill Lockyer and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg apparently are now advocating the equivalent of political civil war in California.

April 29, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

The fantasy that high-tech jobs are Manteca’s future

Manteca, at one-time, made the goal of creating a Hacienda Business Park type development envisioned as Tara Business Park a top priority along McKinley Avenue south of the 120 Bypass.

April 24, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

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Thanksgiving: What we take for granted

Father Joe is among those who understand the American tradition of Thanksgiving. Father Joe was a priest at St. Joseph's Catholic Church just three ...

November 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Real turkey made better by farmers

Ever see a turkey in the wild in the Sierra foothills?

November 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

The ridership fallacy of high speed rail

California is not Europe. Nor is the Golden State Japan.

November 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

People’s lives do matter In Manteca

It was the bridge to nowhere.

November 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Phone firms ringing up the charges

What is the price for privacy?

November 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Is defecating wherever you want protected by constitution?

There is a misconception out there.

November 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Making our bodies weaker fighting germs

Death or at least a debilitating illness apparently is just a shopping trip to the store away.

November 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Senior center? Try Grown-up Center instead

In less than five months I'll be 60.

November 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

The tide has turned

There was a time when this couple of weeks was a very happy time for me. Not so much anymore. But even at that, I ...

November 18, 2015 | Dave Campbell | Local Columns

University of China at Los Angeles

You pay your State of California taxes.

November 17, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Is porn still porn or do smartphones make difference?

Sexting is the new flirting.

November 16, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Fear the new free speech* movement

Racial insensitivity is not good.

November 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

There’s right & then there’s dead right

Moffat Boulevard is not inherently unsafe.

November 13, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Fences: What a difference a foot makes

I bought my home in 2008.

November 12, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

It’s the best 2 hours I spend every 2 weeks

My favorite thing to do on Saturdays besides hiking is to spend a little more than an hour squeezing a small rubber ball every three ...

November 08, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

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