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Lathrop Youth Focus wins car raffle Auto factor donates money to buy 25 tickets

LATHROP – This story is about the car that could. It can also be a story about teen-agers who have been good.

June 17, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop happy with economic development

LATHROP – The Lathrop City Council members all sang their praises for Economic Development Administrator Steve Carrigan.

June 16, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Perry Settlemoir racing to help save lives

Perry Settlemoir is running, swimming and bicycling his way to a healthier tomorrow.

June 16, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Budget talks offer gory fiscal details in Lathrop

LATHROP – It has more cuts and slashes than an R-rated Halloween horror movie.

June 15, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Lathrop must deal with $1.2M shortfall

LATHROP – There are barely two weeks left of the 2009-10 fiscal year.

June 14, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Lathrop-Manteca firefighters fill boot for MDA

LATHROP - The firefighters did not even need to ask for donations. Motorists at the intersection of Louise Avenue and Harlan Road in Lathrop kept the 10 volunteers from the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District constantly on their toes with their donations from 9 a.m. to about 1 p.m. Saturday.

June 14, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop cuts police budget by 13.75%

LATHROP – Lean times for the Lathrop Police department has come down to this: janitorial services are being reduced to three times a week.

June 12, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


91st MRPS festa taking place this weekend

Manteca as an incorporated city was only 11 years old when the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society was established.

June 11, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


$20 chance for 2000 Plymouth Neon helps Lathrop Relay for Life

LATHROP – Here's a deal that is hard to pass up: $20 for an immaculate 2000 Plymouth Neon.

June 11, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Louise Ave. section closing to traffic

LATHROP – Avoid the section of Louise Avenue between McKinley and Fifth Street on June 16 and 17.

June 10, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Grandparents sharing memoirs at museum

Mary Hildebrand lived through one of the worst snowstorms to hit Pennsylvania during the early part of the 20th century.

June 09, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Blood bank donating $10 per donor to help with cost of transfusion

Wanted: Blood donors to help Sierra Johnson, the 20-year-old Fresno State sophomore who is fighting acute lymphocytic leukemia complicated by Philadelphia Chromosome.

June 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Single Moms of Crossroads reaches out

Every first Friday of the month at 7 p.m., a group of women meet at Crossroads Grace Community Church on Moffat Boulevard.

June 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop pays $65K in cash vacations for top brass as rank-and-file workers laid off

LATHROP – Lathrop rank and file workers' message to City Hall bigwigs: Just say aloha to vacation buy-back perks.

June 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Prediction: Only 25% voter turn-out today

Only a fourth of San Joaquin County's registered voters are expected to show up at the polls today.

June 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


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GIFT OF WARMTH

The families at Manteca HOPE Shelter and Raymus Home in Manteca are getting a truck-load delivery of blankets this weekend.

December 17, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Weston Ranch High racism?

Racial tensions that marred Weston Ranch High School nearly a decade ago appear to be cropping up again.

December 17, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


DOWN THEY COME

Monday's nearly inch precipitation on top of last week's two inches of rain from the devastating storm was the death knell for the old towering tree along the alley near the Post Office in downtown Manteca.

December 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Romero new MUSD board president

Deborah Romero, loan officer with Ability Mortgage, is the new president of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees.

December 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Should school board return to meetings twice a month?

Once upon a time, the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees met twice a month.

December 14, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Out with the old, in with the new

There was no denying Ashley Drain's excitement. The smile never left her face the whole time – before, during, and after the moment she was sworn in as one of the two newest members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees at the panel's annual reorganization meeting Tuesday night.

December 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Cowell School conducts blanket drive for shelter

The sixth graders at Joshua Cowell School are working to literally send warm greetings to the residents at the Manteca HOPE Shelter. They have started a blanket drive which is their way of taking part in the global "youth empowerment" program called WE Day organized by Free the Children, a non-profit organization.

December 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


GIVING TREE

For the sixth year in a row, all residents at Manteca Care and Rehabilitation Center are receiving gifts from Santa this Christmas.

December 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Five install four MUSD trustees

Four members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees were sworn in to office Tuesday night.

December 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


ARE YOU GAME?

Many needy families and children did not get a visit from Santa last year because of wasted food. Apparently, a lot of the food served during the annual Costa's Wild Game feed ended up in trash cans because some of people decided they did not like the "game-y" taste.

December 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Winter Wonderland high tea at The Commons

High Tea time at The Commons at Union Ranch in Manteca is always a special occasion. But it's even more so during the Christmas season when it's held with Winter Wonderland magic for backdrop.

December 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


CALL OF THE WILD

Rick Buttram and his son Bradley did not mind waiting in line. Hundreds of people were ahead of them, and dozens more were behind them, each standing patiently along the side of Vasconcellos Avenue off Yosemite Avenue.

December 06, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Vintners & vintage cars

The story of Delicato Family Vineyards in Manteca is a familiar story to many.

December 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


NIGHT LIGHTS

Tradition and togetherness.

December 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Volunteers needed to help needy students

Love INC is a non-profit organization that dispenses hand-ups and not hand-outs. Now, it's the one in need of a hand-up. Volunteers who can provide extra helping hands are needed to help with the additional load it is handling this Christmas.

December 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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