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Monopoly is so old school: It’s now Mantecaopoly

It was the Great Depression that ironically gave rise to the popularity of Monopoly.

November 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION

Cable customers ‘taxed’ by Manteca, satellite users aren’t

Comcast Cable TV customers are getting hit with pass-thru franchise fees that are projected to bring in $500,000 into the City of Manteca's general fund when the fiscal year ends June 30, 2010.

November 03, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION

Father Joe & the season of Thanksgiving

The first time I met Father Joe he was spread eagle in front of my mom's home with a Lincoln Police officer standing over him.

November 01, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION

Forget 2010! Focus on Tuesday’s elections

If you listen to the politicians and pundits in Washington, D.C., every move being made by President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats and Republicans is all about the 2010 midterm elections.

October 31, 2009 | Roland Martin Author | OPINION

No fireworks with Harmer, Garamendi

No journalist who has followed Lt. Gov. John Garamendi over the years could be surprised at his answer to the final question at Monday night's debate at St. Mary's College among candidates competing to replace Rep. Ellen Tauscher, D-Walnut Creek, in Tuesday's special election. When an opportunity for fulsome flattery presents itself, Garamendi does not miss a beat.

October 31, 2009 | Debra Saunders National columnist | OPINION

Newsom’s new edict: Illegals get pass on lack of driver’s license

San Francisco seems to have a thing against law-abiding citizens.

October 27, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION

Urban limits needed to protect Manteca & agriculture

Imagine, Manteca having a population of 110,000 in 25 years.

October 26, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION

Bill Clinton was right. ‘It is the economy, stupid’

Here are a few facts to consider:

October 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION

Forget the magic pill: its veggies, fruit & exercise

The lady turned around, glanced at the items I had placed on the conveyor belt late Saturday afternoon at a cash register at the North Main Street Save Mart, and asked "are you a vegetarian?"

October 19, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION

City distorts golf course finances

Please print all the facts when you write a story about the golf course. I understand that your story in Saturday's paper was based on information you received from city hall but when you don't have all the information the result is a story about the golf course which incorrectly portrays it to be a vast financial drain on our city general fund. And like much information which has been printed in the newspaper over the past 33 years in which I have been the golf professional, it presents a false impression of the golf facility.

October 19, 2009 | By ALAN THOMAS Manteca Columnist | OPINION

Being content & being happy: A big difference

Life is an interesting journey.

October 13, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION

Sorry baseball fans, but football still remains America’s passion

Fans of the National Football League can be quite passionate about their teams.

October 12, 2009 | Vince Rembulat | OPINION

Dudes, you look like what you’re exposing

Ever notice that it is getting rarer and rarer these days to find a male of the species under the age of 25 without an ear ring?

October 12, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION

Going for broke means never fixing what’s broken

All or nothing at all is an approach that those on the left and those on the right should use sparingly.

October 06, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION

Life’s rough on single moms but it is really about one’s choices

It is a sight I will never forget.

October 05, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION

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