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SJ Valley keeps getting the short end of the stick

What did the San Joaquin Valley do wrong?

August 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

The $300K question: Why do some deer get killed crossing California freeways?

Why are deer getting killed by a car crossing the freeway?

July 31, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Does it hurt giving platelets? A lot less than it does to have cancer

I have never met Joseph Greenwood.

July 30, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Those in power seek to punish political speech they don’t like

Political correctness is getting a bit dangerous.

July 29, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

The economy: Most of us still have it pretty darn good

Experts say the recession ended nearly three years ago.

July 28, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

The Brown Bore is too expensive plus too disruptive to Delta ecology

There is a much less expensive alternative to the Brown Bore - the twin tunnels that the governor wants to drill to allow Sacramento River water for Los Angeles and corporate farmers to bypass the Delta.

July 26, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

The reason you pay more taxes than GE

Let me tell you how it will be

July 25, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Council’s respect for state constitution has cost city $10M

Does the Manteca City Council ignore the California Constitution?

July 25, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Turning Delta into the next victim of LA’s insatiable thirst

Want to see the future?

July 24, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Bay Area tax on miles traveled will place burden on northern SJ Valley

Beware of unintended consequences.

July 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Three reasons not to vote for state tax hike this November

Manteca's police and firefighters - just like many other municipal and private sector workers - have gone without a pay raise for three to four years. And in many cases, people have had their pay cut over the past three to four years either through a reduction in what they earned per hour or having hours cut back. Even those paid via set salaries have had their compensation slashed while being expected to work more.

July 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Sam: Effective advocate for Ripon business community

RIPON - It's easy to write about someone in business who is always there for you when you call, or go by their office in need of help or direction.

July 20, 2012 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns

Delta protection: A modern day Trojan horse?

They just don't get it.

July 19, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Manteca sets up big guys to compete with little guys such as Mike & Jeff

Mike Morwit is a nice enough guy.

July 18, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

CPUC more so than PG&E deserves wrath of the public they supposedly protect

Pity the poor souls who make a living as PG&E company spokespersons.

July 17, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

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Maldonaldo ends 7 years at SHARP helm

Marty Maldonado is replacing her captain's bars for those of a lieutenant as she steps down from the command of the Manteca Police Seniors ...

August 29, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns

Homeless: ‘They’re human and I’m human’

Call it the power of compromise. Call it being human. Call it community policing. Call it whatever you want. The deployment of just one community ...

August 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Smoking ballast at movie ends with a marriage

You may have seen the AT&T ad campaign for its Internet service. Some of the pieces are pretty funny, and I saw one this ...

August 27, 2016 | Dave Campbell | Local Columns

The case for a $10 per person surcharge to help protect Yosemite

People who visit Yosemite National Park often use words such as "spectacular," "breath-taking," as "incredible" to describe the experience.

August 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

New housing, the American Dream & young Mantecans

As we were driving down Main Street Monday talking about things in general including people who commute to the Bay Area for bigger paychecks, Ashley ...

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

BIA threatens to sue the goose that lays the golden eggs

The Building Industry Association of the Delta protests a bit too much.

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

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