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Standing at work is better than standing in an unemployment line

Back in the 1990s, a Ford executive was showing off a new line of robots that assemble vehicles to a United Auto Workers representative.

June 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


A bright idea from Uncle Sam: Mercury poisoning possibility for every household

Lead and asbestos have been banned by government decree from being used in homes.

June 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Why a Manteca, Stockton county supervisor district makes sense

Airport Way hurries past farm fields slowly giving way to urbanization in the southern part of Manteca.

June 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Worst dwellings in Manteca: Drug houses

There are tattle-tail signs in many cases.

June 16, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Too bad those responsible for mortgage collapse weren’t pro cyclists

The federal government is an amazing work of arrogance, inefficiency and self-righteousness.

May 11, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


How Manteca tax dollars sent Dick’s Sporting Goods to Modesto mall

Dick's Sporting Goods is opening in Modesto's Vintage Faire Mall instead of Manteca's Orchard Valley.

May 10, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Manteca must stop businesses from harming neighborhoods

There's a business down the street from your home.

May 02, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Water park resort: Is it Manteca’s Great Wolf Hope?

Great Wolf Resort is currently conducting extensive talks with the City of Manteca about the possibility of building a 400- to 600- room hotel, indoor water park, and convention center on municipal land immediately west of Costco.

April 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Jobs coming to Manteca-Lathrop via the railroad

Curse the trains that pass through Manteca and Lathrop if you must but keep in mind they are arguably the catalyst that will generate the most jobs in the coming years in both communities.

April 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Wish made by some politicians for $5 a gallon gas may come true

Dizziness followed by a nauseous feeling is the risk you take these days if you pump gas and watch the dial spin around.

April 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


YouTube, graphic footage & instant gratification

At one point shortly past midnight Sunday when a brawl broke out in the bar at the Strike Zone a man who appeared to be a bouncer turned to a customer who was videotaping the fight and told him he should post it on YouTube.

April 14, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Clean restrooms going the way of 45-cent gasoline?

There was a time not too long ago when gas sold for 45 cents a gallon.

April 10, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Free market for taco trucks while its socialism for Lathrop restaurants

Give Lathrop Mayor Chaka Santos points for being willing to do the politically incorrect thing and question the wisdom of giving "breaks" to those who are "only trying to make a living" selling food from vending trucks.

March 08, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Del Webb offers a lesson in how to fight blight

It is a never ending story.

January 03, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Fiddling over Maple Avenue while downtown burns

It's time to lay all of the cards on the table.

December 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


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Longing for old Manteca

I've recently taken up the habit of walking my dog in the subdivision across the street from my house. I never did it before I left for college, but now that my dog's fatter (than he already was), I figured it's the responsible thing to do.

June 25, 2015 | By Lawrence Silveira | OPINION


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