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Lathrop moving birthday bash to Sept. due to lack of volunteers

LATHROP – What if you have a birthday coming and the celebration is moved three months after the actual date? Not only that, the party in your honor is being combined with another celebration?

May 05, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop makes it legal to use Safe & Sane fireworks for Fourth of July

LATHROP – Lathrop councilman Christopher Mateo stubbornly dug in his heels. But no amount of "ranting and raving," as he described his opposition to Safe and Sane Fireworks, stopped the will of the majority.

May 04, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Fr. Dante among priest honorees

Father Dante Dammay, parochial vicar at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Parish in Manteca, was one of nearly 50 priests honored recently in Fremont in conjunction with the worldwide celebration of "Year for Priests" declared by Pope Benedict XVI.

May 04, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Will Lathrop allow fireworks this year?

LATHROP - The Lathrop City Council will determine tonight whether nonprofit groups in the community will be selling Safe and Sane Fireworks for the Fourth of and the city's birthday celebrations and raise funds at the same time.

May 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Bad deed negated by several good deeds

One bad deed deserves - a good deed? Maybe, even several good deeds?

May 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Explosive issue polarizes Lathrop city officials and some residents

Safe and Sane Fireworks is becoming an explosive issue in Lathrop that is polarizing some residents and a member of the City Council, not to mention a retired fire chief.

May 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | OPINION


DiMaggios call their garden, ‘God’s painted palette’

As an artist, Mary DiMaggio's porcelain and canvas creations are inspired by nature.

May 02, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca museum offers class for history buffs, would-be docents

A free class for history buffs, as well as for those interested in beefing up their knowledge of historical highpoints and figures in the area, is being offered by the Manteca Historical Society and Museum.

May 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Relay for Life donation can stolen at styling salon

The employees at Precision 6 Hair Styling in Manteca are trying hard to understand why someone would swipe from their front counter a donation jar for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.

April 30, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Crime


‘Gardens for Generations’ tour May 8

The final tally in the May 8 Manteca Garden Tour featured homes is six. Two business locations also have been added to the list of places where tickets can be purchased at $15 apiece.

April 30, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Dinner paying tribute May 6 to ‘Mother Teresa of Manteca’

She would rather toil in anonymity. However, like the saint of the slums in Calcutta, India, the work she does quietly proclaims her identity to a grateful public. And inevitably comes the attention and tribute.

April 29, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Our Lady of Guadalupe plans kids’ festival on Saturday

LATHROP – Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Parish in Lathrop is starting what could become an annual tradition for the community.

April 29, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Fashion show Saturday will benefit St. Vincent de Paul

It's a fashion show like no other.

April 28, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Two injured after being run over during dispute

LATHROP – Three Lathrop residents were rushed to San Joaquin General Hospital in French Camp early Sunday morning for treatment of various injuries.

April 28, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Crime


Thrilla’ in Terracina: Visual surprise at every turn

There's a visual surprise at every turn in this garden – or more appropriately, series of gardens – wrapped around this home in the gated community of Terracina in northwest Manteca.

April 27, 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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