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‘In God We Trust’ sign now up at City Hall

LATHROP – There's a new sign inside the council chambers at City Hall greeting visitors and city officials conducting meetings at the public venue.

April 10, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Weekend reprieve for property tax deadline

Income tax filing is not the only deadline that is in the mind of taxpayers these days.

April 09, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


HOMEOWNERS CRY FOUL

LATHROP – Irvine and Lynne Wilson are not baseball collectors. But, as of Monday, they are the not-so-proud owners of a collection of about 40 balls including at least one golf ball and two tennis balls.

April 07, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Election deciding replacement for council vacancy

LATHROP – There will be only four people on the Lathrop Council for the rest of 2010.

April 06, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Youth & Teen Center park project in Lathrop is step in right direction

A while back, I wrote a column about downtowns. Specifically, what I had in mind was the city of Lathrop and where its downtown is or should be in light of all the developments taking place west of Interstate 5, namely: Mossdale Village, Central Lathrop Specific Plan's Richland Master-planned Communities, and the gargantuan River Islands development west of the San Joaquin River.

April 06, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Friends rally around Sierra Johnson in her leukemia battle

Sierra Johnson, a 2008 graduate of Sierra High School who is now a sophomore at California State University Sacramento, has been one fierce fighter on the athletic field all her life.

April 05, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


New wish list for historic EU Cemetery’s upkeep

The unselfish acts of many volunteers concerned about the preservation of the resting place of many area pioneers has rescued East Union Cemetery from disrepair – at least, thus far.

April 04, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


St. Anthony’s observes Good Friday

Hundreds of parishioners packed St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church on Good Friday at noon for the English service, and in the evening which was held in Spanish.

April 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Prelude to Good Friday

It was a scene repeated all over the world, from the Vatican to the far flung Catholic churches all over the world: priests at St. Anthony of Padua in Manteca washing the feet of parishioners during the Holy Thursday evening service. The solemn occasion also was in remembrance of the Last Supper shared by Jesus with his disciples before his death on Calvary which is being commemorated today, Good Friday.

April 02, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Good Friday services in South County

The Manteca Ministerial Association has not scheduled any community Good Friday service this year, but several churches in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon are offering prayerful observance opportunities in which area faithful can take part.

April 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Cemetery buries troubles

There is finally a light at the end of the tunnel for the East Union Cemetery after nearly two years of constant problems and difficult negotiations with the California State Cemetery and Funeral Bureau to get back its business license as well as its frozen bank accounts and endowment funds.

March 31, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Volunteers stuff 10,000+ plastic eggs for Easter

Three dozen pairs of hands equals 10,000 plastic eggs.

March 31, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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


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100% California grown meals

Benjamin Alejandre pronounced the chicken burrito he was eating for lunch "pretty good."

April 24, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca Unified, 41 other school districts serve ‘California’ lunches

The program is a collaborative effort between the Center for Ecoliteracy and 42 school districts in the Golden State including Manteca Unified. All together, the school districts serve more than 250 million meals a year.

April 24, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Grass fire erupts near Venture Academy’s Durham Ferry campus

Quick action by a neighbor who lives next door to the Durham Ferry campus site of the San Joaquin County Office of Education averted a major grass fire developing Tuesday night.

April 22, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Downed PG&E power line on S. Union Road leaves many residents in the dark

Why a section of a PG&E power line on South Union Road between Woodward and Peach avenues fell to the ground around noon on Tuesday is still not known.

April 22, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


‘BERRY’ DIFFICULT YEAR

Sai Saelee and his wife Fahm Saechao are worried about their strawberry crop this year. And they are not alone.

April 22, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


One-of-a-kind auction items at St. Anthony’s

A Dr. Seuss-themed bookcase custom-made by St. Anthony of Padua School's kindergarten students and their parents is just one of the dozens of items that will be on the auction block when the school celebrates with an auction dinner its 60th anniversary.

April 20, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Sycamores inspire Calla High art students

The old sycamore trees in the parking lot of Calla High School are counting their days. They need to come down because their roots are getting into the pipes in the boys' bathroom. There is no definite date set for their removal.

April 18, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


His book is a work of art

When Kirby Brown and his wife Iran visited the famed Hearst Castle in San Simeon, they were treated like royalty.

April 17, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Neophyte EU artist wins Best of Show

East Union High senior Alexis Evans' artistic talents stood out so much her impressed teachers awarded her ceramic sculpture Best of Show at this year's annual Evening of the Arts.

April 17, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca author signs book at Antique Avenue Saturday

Manteca author Kirby William Brown will be signing copies of his book, California Faince: Ceramics for Cottages and Castles, all day during business hours at Antique Avenue at Spreckels Park shopping center, 1327 Historical Place.

April 17, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Messer gets 6th year as superintendent

Manteca Unified School District Superintendent Jason Messer's contract has been extended another year by the Board of Trustees.

April 16, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


THE GAMES BEGIN

The story of one particular ancient civilization is no longer all Greek to the George McParland School sixth-graders.

April 15, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Trustees Drain, Bronson asked to step down

Resign voluntarily or get recalled.

April 15, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


SOMETHING TO YODEL ABOUT

Helen Rothlin Sandoval still remembers the many happy days spent at the Swiss Hall in Ripon.

April 11, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Ripon News


Swiss Hall & World’s Fair in SF

The Ripon Swiss Hall and the 1939 World's Fair in San Francisco have plenty of things in common.

April 11, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Ripon News


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