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Google Glass may do for eye sight what iPods have for hearing

Remember the good old days?

November 26, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


12-year-olds forced to act like adults

Before I met Robbie - a lanky, shy sixth grader who attended Sequoia School - I did things like raise money for the Boys & Girls Club because I thought it made sense. It was the right thing to do. It made me feel good. That type of thing.

November 24, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Hoping Obama will have better year

Last year when I made my annual pilgrimage to my mom's house to watch the New Year's college bowl festival at her neighbor's house, I told her that for the first time in recent memory I was not counting down the days until the calendar could be turned to start a new year because I was anxious to shed myself of the last one. I told her that for once, things had not been too bad and life was all right.

November 24, 2013 | By DAVE CAMPBELL The Bulletin | Local Columns


Driving & dying on Manteca’s 120 Bypass

Driving the Highway 120 Bypass is a thrill a minute.

November 22, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


PG&E putting profits over safety? Never

Get ready for PG&E rate hike Armageddon.

November 21, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Environmental perfection claims another 118 jobs

Clean air, or perhaps more precisely, environmental perfection is the killer of blue collar head-of-household jobs in the San Joaquin Valley.

November 19, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Buying a $75 Holiday Affair ticket can save a teen’s life

Joann Jamerson asked a simple question: Why do I buy a $75 ticket each year to the Manteca Soroptimists' Holiday Affair if I rarely go?

November 19, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Traffic surgeons at city hall block Manteca arterial

Manteca has sealed the fate of Austin Road residents north of Highway 99.

November 18, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The hardcore homeless in Manteca aren’t going anywhere

The man was fast asleep.

November 15, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Faith doesn’t need a book to move men

The book.

November 14, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


CASWELL ABLAZE

Looking for fall foliage?

November 13, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Uncle Sam helps create some poverty

Here are two questions to ponder:

November 13, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Who in their right mind rakes leaves?

I saw the kid walking down the sidewalk out of the corner of my eye as I was raking leaves. He was perhaps 9 or 10 years old.

November 12, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Twin Tunnels: LA prospers, Fortune 500 farmers thrive & SJ County dies

Lo Angeles, in its present form, should not exist.

November 11, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The future of Indian team mascots

It's coming.

November 09, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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MUSD rolling out Delta classes at high schools

Manteca Unified high school students starting next fall will be able to take Delta College classes after school at Weston Ranch High and Sierra High.

April 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Vick ended up steering Manteca football

Walker Vick didn't know quite what to expect when he came to Manteca in 1959 for his first teaching job at Manteca High School.

April 17, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


LATHROP HIGH SAYS GOOD-BYE

It was a solemn assembly in the Lathrop High School gym where a funeral was staged honoring the memory of those students "killed" in an ...

April 17, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


MANTECA’S ‘CRACK’ EPIDEMIC

Manteca has a crack epidemic.

April 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca City Council getting ready to make $1 million mistake

There is no other way to say this.

April 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Yes, we are the land of fruits & nuts

It's the same old slam.

April 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


For whom the smartphone ring bell tolls

There are times I miss Ma Bell. For those of you under 40, that is the affectionate name that some folks had for what today ...

April 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


When things were different in Manteca

Sometimes it's easy to get swept up in the nuances of modern life.

April 14, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Brown knows how to play the ACE card

Jerry Brown is shrewd.

April 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Tango lessons for the city & downtown

It takes two to tango. The same is true when it comes to picking up the pace in downtown Manteca. And it requires the private ...

April 10, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Water allocation decree signals scorched earth fish strategy

Our faucets are at the mercy of bureaucrats beholden to a New California Order where fish trump people.

April 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Do-gooder hurts homeless effort

Mike Kelly works hard at his job.

April 07, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Pavlov’s dogs, Manteca City Council & hiring consultants

It takes people making $260,000 in taxable purchases within Manteca's city limits to raise $13,000 via the half cent public safety tax.

April 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Get ready for the I-580 parking lot

Interstate 580 across the Altamont Pass is the canary in the mine.

April 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


I have yet to come across a bear texting

Now I've seen everything.

April 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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