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St. Anthony Foundation honoring Sister Ann

The honor goes to Sister Ann Venita Britto this year at the annual awards dinner sponsored by the St. Anthony's Catholic School Education Foundation.

March 30, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Money for dinner benefits community

LATHROP – Money that would have been used to cater an appreciation dinner for former Police Chief Dolores Delgado will now benefit an untold number of Lathrop residents who will be taking part in three community programs.

March 29, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


St. Anthony’s begins Holy Week observance today

While Christians look forward to Easter Sunday, the high water mark of Christendom, the Catholic church has several equally important and liturgies leading up to the celebration of the Christ's joyful resurrection.

March 29, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Tea fund-raiser offers international flavor

This is not going to be one of your usual afternoon tea socials.

March 28, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Oliver ends nearly two decades of Lathrop service

LATHROP – In typical preacher form, Lathrop Councilman Robert K. Oliver summed up the reason behind his two decades of involvement in the city he called home.

March 27, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Lathrop Rotary e-waste Saturday benefits American Cancer Society

LATHROP – Get rid of your old electronic machines, television sets that no longer run, or copier machines that have outlived their usefulness, and help the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

March 26, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop Boys & Girls photo contest tonight

LATHROP – A black bird captured in flight against a blinding bright sky. A close-up study of casual footwear worn by a trio of young children. A dramatic view of a mature tree with full foliage from the ground up.

March 25, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Dresser throws hat in ring for mayor’s post in Lathrop

LATHROP – Former Lathrop councilman and planning commissioner Steve Dresser is running for mayor in November.

March 24, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Neighbors, strangers come to aid of fire victims

Several lucky garage sale enthusiasts went home with some of the best deals in town while helping a good cause at the same time.

March 23, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Overy earns Mayor’s Award for her generous gesture

LATHROP – Patricia Overy is the latest recipient of the Mayor's Award of Distinction.

March 22, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


It’s springtime in Manteca

Spring has sprung.

March 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop may OK sale of fireworks for July 4th

LATHROP – Safe and Sane fireworks could be part of the city's July 1 birthday and Fourth of July celebrations this year for the first time ever.

March 19, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Target Starbucks employee accused of pocketing money from cash register

LATHROP – A 19-year-old employee at Target store in Lathrop was arrested Wednesday and booked into San Joaquin County Jail on charges of grand theft and embezzlement.

March 19, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Crime


Pregnancy Help Center moving to bigger office

It used to be the Bobson Cleaners, the long-running dry-cleaning business in Manteca next to the Bank of Stockton on North Main Street.

March 18, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Neighbors holding garage sale for family that lost their home to fire

Neighbors of Carlos and Helen Gonzales were quick to extend a helping hand when the couple and their extended family lost everything in the November fire that completely gutted their Yorktown Lane home. Damage to their home was pegged at $300,000 and another $100,000 for the contents.

March 17, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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They dump on farmers

Dave Roorda was not a happy camper when he stopped by early Friday morning at his almond orchard on the corner of Woodward Avenue and North Union Road. He had just knocked down the nuts from the trees a few days ago, and the drying almonds are waiting to be windrowed.

September 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


1ST RESPONDERS

Joshua Cowell Elementary School president Mckena Hoppis challenged her schoolmates by calling on them to do this simple task: "I would like for everyone, when they see a first responder, if you could just smile and just say thank you. I know it makes a big impact on them."

September 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Paid ‘cheerleader’ helps launch ‘Yes on G’ campaign

The campaign to get Manteca Unified's $159 million Measure G bond passed in the November election is in full swing.

September 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Soroptimists donate $311,500 over 25 years for teen counseling

Since 1989, Soroptimist International of Manteca every year has donated thousands of dollars to Manteca Unified School District. To date, the total is $311,500 – and counting.

September 12, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Joshua Cowell recognizes 1st responders

Two words are transformed into action every year on September 11 at Joshua Cowell Elementary School: service and remembrance.

September 12, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


$14.8M PURCHASE

It was a Price is Right moment. Others used Vanna White of Wheel of Fortune fame for analogy.

September 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Fant’s allies: He’s target of political ‘lynching’

Several Weston Ranch residents came to the defense of Manteca Unified Trustee Sam Fant at the Tuesday night Board of Trustee meeting over a column in Tuesday's Manteca Bulletin suggesting he should resign.

September 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Garden Club opens art contest to art students in Manteca Unified

Art students in the Manteca Unified School District are invited to take part in a competition that could earn them some cool cash plus an opportunity to launch their artistic careers.

September 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


‘Adults only’ Ripon VFW fashion show

A rib-tickling evening on Sept. 13, combined with a sit-down dinner with chicken cordon bleu as the main entrée, will go a long way toward helping research to find a cure for cancer and making hospitalized veterans have a merry Christmas.

September 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Ripon News


Early almond harvest thanks to drought

The hum of harvest machines in San Joaquin County's almond orchards started two weeks ahead of schedule this year.

September 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Healthy Hobby

Ferdinand "Ferdie" Delima's face is tightly scrunched, and his biceps bulge like balloons as he mentally counts while each hand firmly holds on to a 30-pound weight.

September 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Garden Club opens art contest to art students in Manteca Unified

Art students in the Manteca Unified School District are invited to take part in a competition that could earn them some cool cash plus an opportunity to launch their artistic careers.

September 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


OUT OF POCKET

Churches don't have a monopoly on sacrificial giving. Teachers do it every day, all the time, for their students.

September 06, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


PERKINS PARADISE

Somewhere in Ripon is a garden that is right in the heart of century-old olive trees.

September 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Ripon News


Building loses support posts in accident

Francene Escobar believes a sign posted at the intersection in front of her business on East Yosemite Avenue and Washington Street would solve a lot of traffic-related problems.

September 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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