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Don’t let opportunity knock for criminals

LATHROP – Criminals only need opportunity to make you a victim. It's up to you to deny them that opportunity.

March 04, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Crime


Judy Mullen: Quilter par excellence

At the International Quilt Festival held in Houston, Texas, in October, Manteca quilter Judy Mullen's "Just Purrefect" won third place.

March 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop eliminates 10 more positions

LATHROP – The worst is yet to come.

March 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Worker’s unselfish act

LATHROP – Patricia Overy, a wife and the mother of four children ages 14, 7, and four-year-old twins, has volunteered to give up her job with the City of Lathrop so that a co-worker in her 60s will not be laid off.

March 02, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop mayor only city rep going to DC

LATHROP – Mayor Kristy Sayles will be the lone representative of Lathrop in the annual One Voice trip to Washington, D.C., sponsored by the San Joaquin Council of Governments.

March 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Lathrop to lay off 10 more city workers

By ROSE ALBANO RISSO

February 27, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Love affair: Almond blossoms & bees

I was trying to focus intently on a bee hovering over a cluster of snow-white almond blossoms. All around me, scores of bees were buzzing. The weather was perfect for pollination - the sun was shining, the skies were clear and blue, and there was no breeze to stir the petals of the flowers that would make focusing somewhat of a challenge. And it was neither too hot nor too cold outside.

February 27, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Mayor’s husband says his civil rights were violated at Lathrop art show

LATHROP – Lathrop Mayor Kristy Sayles' husband is demanding for a jury trial in the lawsuit he filed against the city and 12 other individuals.

February 26, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop Rotary, Lions planning Soup Bowl

LATHROP – This free soup meal, with no strings attached whatsoever, is not a myth, a legend or a fable.

February 25, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


WILD WET WEATHER

Organizers of this weekend's Ripon Almond Blossom Festival are not the only the ones keeping busy as bees in the snow-white orchards.

February 24, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Ex-Chief: Spend party money on community

LATHROP – The $3,500 that would have been spent to cater a recognition dinner for former Police Chief Dolores Delgado may instead benefit a number of community programs at her request.

February 24, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


ALMOND BLOSSOM PHOTOS

Some residents took the opportunity over the weekend to take some photographs of the Almond Blossoms in bloom

February 24, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Residents fear yet another costly Lathrop city lawsuit

LATHROP – Dan Doyle said he did not want Lathrop to spend another half a million dollars to settle a lawsuit.

February 23, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Impound fees could cost $150 for your dog

LATHROP – Lathrop pet owners can expect to double the impound fees and penalties that they are now paying for their dogs and cats or other animals.

February 23, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop Chamber opens its own office

LATHROP – It's a historic first for the Lathrop Chamber of Commerce. It's very own office.

February 22, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | BUSINESS


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Manteca board sidesteps change to compensation

They met. They discussed. They left it alone. For now.

August 20, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


School board compensation being revisited

Michael Seelye missed a Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting to attend the birthday celebration for his first grandchild who was turning one. His absence was excused by the board, which meant he was not going to lose his compensation. The reason for his absence was considered a "hardship."

August 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Fast named VP at MHS

The appointment of Manteca High Assistant Principal Raul Mora as the successor of East Union High principal John Alba who retired in June left an open position at the Buffalo campus.

August 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca High undergoes major summer facelift

School colors are not just paint-deep. They go much deeper than that.

August 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


DADs minister to homeless at Library Park

Guy Westbrock knows the plight of the homeless only too well. And he understands the demons of drug addiction.

August 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Sierra soph stacks up at AAU Games

Katherine Ray's family knows what she did this summer. And she made them all proud. In the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Des Moines, Iowa, no less.

August 08, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


FATAL VISION GOGGLES

Mariya Khweiss has never had a sip of alcohol in her life. But the high school sophomore knows how it feels to be three times above the legal limit of being under the influence of alcohol.

August 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Plans still on to open Perko’s near Del Webb

If it were up to Jeff Burns, a new Perko's Café would have opened months ago at the Union Road-Lathrop Road intersection. It would be there right along with CVS Pharmacy and McDonald's.

August 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


MUSD spends $2.5M on corporation yard

The Lindbergh Corporation Yard building is officially completed. That's the new structure warehouse-like structure in what used to be a parking lot surrounded by portables behind the brick structure that used to house the Manteca Adult School on East North Street.

August 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lathrop neighborhoods party to send message to criminals

Chester Smith is in Northern California with a San Joaquin County strike team battling a devastating wildfire in Siskiyou County where eight homes so far have been destroyed.

August 06, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Gardeners come up with ways to conserve water

When in drought, what do avid gardeners do?

August 03, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


New charter school to offer diploma options for adults

Delta Charter Online, a new charter school under the Delta Charter Schools umbrella and authorized by New Jerusalem Elementary School District, is now offering opportunities for adults to finish their high school diploma.

August 03, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca dress code no-no’s

School is not the place for a fashion show. Neither is it a venue for setting the world on fire by wearing clothes that serve as walking billboards for slogans. Nor is the school campus a vehicle for advertisements disguised as fashions, especially when they deal with products that fall under the category of controlled substances such as tobacco or alcoholic beverages.

August 02, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MUSD incumbents running

Manteca Unified Board of Trustee Nancy Teicheira of Area 4 is gunning for 20 years as an elected school district representative. She made it official last week when she filed her candidate's papers at the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters in Stockton.

August 01, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Sierra High marking 20th year

Manteca Unified's third high school campus is reaching a milestone this month.

August 01, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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