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A garden that is really for the birds

The garden created by Tom and Rita Canales in their pie-shaped cul-de-sac property is a bird's paradise.

April 26, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


BACKYARD R&R

When friends call Bonnie and Ron Barber and get no answer, chances are they couple is in Jamaica or Maui, their favorite R&R destinations.

April 25, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca Garden Club donates raised gardens

Merrill Gardens residents with green thumbs will soon be able to putter in the garden with plenty of ease.

April 24, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Art show & sale May 22 at museum

Artists who want to be one of those featured in the first art show and sale at the Manteca Historical Society Museum have until Monday, May 10, to sign up.

April 23, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Area’s first almond huller was at Sue’s Country Barn

Every old barn has a story. And the old Sue's Country Barn on East Highway 120 in Manteca is no exception.

April 23, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | BUSINESS


Rains causing plenty of trouble for area farmers

April showers bring May flowers. But for area farmers, they would like to see the rains go away at least for a while.

April 22, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Councilman raises safety issue over fireworks

LATHROP – Lathrop City Council member Christopher Mateo believes that just because Manteca has been conducting successful Safe and Sane Fireworks in conjunction with the annual Fourth of July celebration, Lathrop should also follow suit.

April 21, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Help sought to spruce up EU Cemetery for Memorial Day weekend

Clean-up day at Manteca's historic East Union Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day ceremonies will take place Saturday, April 24.

April 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Great-great-grandson of Le Frambois appalled at French Camp School campus building project

FRENCH CAMP – When Wayne Knauf visited French Camp School recently, he was appalled to see the historic marker at the entrance to the campus moved unceremoniously several feet away, wrapped up with cables and chains and then tied to a tree.

April 19, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Owner of boarded-up apartments eager to start rehabilitation

LATHROP - After years of sitting as a blighted neighbor to Lathrop Elementary School, a rundown and legally nonconforming apartment complex on O Street could look forward to a major curb-side makeover with a little help from City Hall.

April 19, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Humpty Dumpty plans flea market on May 1

The parking lot behind the Lindbergh Manteca Adult School on North Street will be transformed into a flea market with 100 sellers on Saturday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

April 19, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Fixing blighted is in interest of youth

The city of Lathrop is concerned about blight and public safety. That's why it's opening bureaucratic doors to fast-track the solution to a problem that has long been a black eye in an area of town that is rich not only in historic legacy but also one that has a direct and immediate impact on hundreds of youngsters.

April 19, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Del Webb stunner part of tour

The Egelston garden at Woodbridge Del Webb in Manteca is impossible to miss.

April 18, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Property fight: David vs. Goliath

The powerful PG&E company is locking horns with two Manteca farmers over easement issues. Pitting the utility giant against lifelong farmers Arnold and Roseline Rothlin is like watching a David and Goliath battle.

April 16, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Rothlins tangled with PG&E before

This is not the first time Arnold and Roseline Rothlin of Nile Garden Farms butted heads with the giant utility company, Pacific Gas and Electric.

April 16, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Rose Albano Risso


Jeremy Lum: A life in academia, athletics

Much has been written about Jeremy Lum and his tragic, untimely demise.

October 02, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lum family no stranger to Lathrop Police Services

One of the defendants in the lawsuit filed by Jerry Lum and Dorathea Timmons on the death of their son, Jeremy, is Phillip Mendoza, a correctional officer with the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department.

October 02, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Justice for Jeremy: 5 years later

Five years after the death of their son, Jeremy, Jerry Lum and Dorothea Timmons are now looking forward to having their day in court.

October 01, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca Unified taps reserves to cover $9 million budget shortfall

Manteca Unified School District is dipping into reserves to cover a $9 million shortfall due to the state not covering the tab for home-to-school transportation and special education.

October 01, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Sworn statements in Lum case point to inconsistencies

The case involving the arrest of Jeremy Lum by three Lathrop Police officers on July 8, 2009 is riddled with inconsistencies on the part of the defendants, according to sworn depositions which have been affirmed by a judge with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California in Sacramento.

October 01, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Moore secures 6th school board term

Evelyn Moore is going for 24. She is reaching the tail end of her fifth term as Manteca Unified School District Trustee representing Area 5. And she will be adding four more years to her 20-year tenure, starting right after the Nov. 4 elections.

September 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


80% plus pass exit exams in Manteca Unified on initial try

Manteca Unified 10th graders who took the 2014 California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) in March showed "slightly higher passing rates" in both English Language Arts and Math when compared to the overall San Joaquin County and state passing rates.

September 27, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


WET INTERLUDE

With the weather back to a warm 79 degrees today following Thursday's showers that brought 0.51 inches of rain, the almond harvest goes back into full swing with some farmers busy spreading the soaked nuts in windrows on the ground to speed up the drying process.

September 26, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Mantecan’s original art work graces 2014 One Book, One San Joaquin

Award-winning Manteca artist, Jean Ramey, is stating an encore number in Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library's annual reading program, One Book, One San Joaquin.

September 26, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Farmers may have to stop using grape, nut pesticide

FRESNO (AP) - California farmers who spray a widely used insecticide on some of the state's most abundant crops may soon have to overcome the nation's steepest restrictions or find another pest killer, officials said Thursday.

September 25, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | State


STUCK WITH BILL

Someone dumps a pile of garbage in front of your property. It is strewn all over the place. The perpetrator is unknown. So what do you do?

September 25, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Countywide reading program starts Oct. 4

It's an annual event held during the month of the year when ghosts and goblins, haunted houses and scary stories dominate daily conversations, decor.

September 24, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Sierra High Hall of Fame nominations sought

Nominations are being sought for the 2014 Sierra High School Hall of Fame. Deadline for submissions is midnight on Friday, Oct. 3, with the selections to be announced three days later.

September 24, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Doctors Hospital saves the day for Pumpkin Run

The ninth annual Pumpkin Run on Saturday, Oct. 4, will go on as scheduled after a brief cancellation on Thursday.

September 20, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca Pumpkin Run is on

The Oct. 4 Manteca Pumpkin Run is still on. Doctors Hospital of Manteca has stepped forward to pay the $970 fee that the sponsor, Manteca Unified School Trust, needs to hold the event this year. The run, which kicks off the annual Manteca Pumpkin Fair that weekend, was cancelled Thursday because the non-profit organization did not have the money to cover the fee required by the city. For more information pick up the Bulletin tomorrow.

September 19, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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