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BBQ competition at Lathrop summer festival

LATHROP – July is when summer really sizzles in the valley.

June 29, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Portuguese festa: More than sopas & parade

How much do you know about the Portuguese festa, or the festas in Manteca?

June 27, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


MRPS celebrating 90th Holy Ghost celebration

Kylee Machado will be riding in a special float in, perhaps, the most unique seat of the MRPS festa parade on Sunday.

June 26, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


County schools leader Fredrick Wentworth stepping down in ‘10

San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools Fredrick A. Wentworth announced Wednesday he will be retiring from his post after nearly 20 years at the helm.

June 25, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lathrop makes ‘golden handshake’ offers to Browne

LATHROP – Fired former Chief Building Official Matt Browne has been offered settlements of unknown amounts by the city in connection with his wrongful termination case. Each time, Browne, through his attorney, turned those "golden handshake offers" down.

June 24, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Blaze destroys ivy laden fence by Hildebrand Park

The fire that destroyed a section of a residential ivy fence next to Hildebrand Park Tuesday afternoon in Manteca was like a dog whose bark is worse than its bite.

June 24, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Dogs are in heaven at this Lathrop Park

LATHROP – As Ally came in through the gate, the happy faces of Roxy and his pair of new friends, Charlie and Chewy, were immediately on hand to welcome the newest arrival.

June 23, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop sets final hearing in Browne case

LATHROP - Lathrop city officials have confirmed that the City Council will discuss then vote at their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 23, as to whether former chief building official Matt Browne should be reinstated to his former job and awarded back pay and other compensation.

June 20, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Is Lathrop incorporation, Manteca’s annexations killing Lathrop Manteca Fire?

LATHROP – Did the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District miss the money boat when the City of Lathrop was incorporated 20 years ago?

June 19, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Louise-McKinley Avenue widening under way

LATHROP – Louise Avenue from McKinley to the city of Lathrop's eastern city limits at the Union Pacific Railroad tracks will remain close to traffic until after the Fourth of July.

June 19, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Dig this: Adopt-a-Plot at EU Cemetery

Earlier this year, Friends of the East Union Cemetery was formed to help save the historic burial place from disrepair.

June 17, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Brother, can you spare $800,000?

LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District is in a financial tight spot like everybody else these days and has turned to the city for an emergency hand-up.

June 17, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Fallen pastor defied the odds twice

The Rev. James Carlton defied the odds, not just once but twice.

June 17, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Fees for kid club may rise

LATHROP – Lathrop's Kid Club has been one of the most popular programs in the city's 20-year history.

June 12, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Players needed for ‘Jailhouse Scramble’ golf tournament set for this Saturday

LATHROP – If you think a golf tournament is all about fun at the links, think again.

June 12, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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River Islands wants to join MUSD

River Islands at Lathrop wants to be in the Manteca Unified School District.

July 31, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Prouty: Woman of courage, great storyteller

Years ago, a woman so distraught over the passing of her husband, scaled the chain link fence of the East Union Cemetery under cover of darkness to spend the night next to her departed beloved's grave. Strange as that story may sound, she was the second one to do just that. That's just two of the many interesting – for lack of a better term – stories coming out of the pioneer cemetery since its establishment in 1872.

July 31, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Board asks voters to OK $159M school bond

The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees has spoken. Yes to a $159 million school bond.

July 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Seelye facing conflict of interest questions

Is this a case of conflict of interest?

July 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


School summer repairs to the tune of $500,000

Several schools in Manteca Unified will be greeting the new school year with new roofs and playground equipment, smooth pavements that were once cracked, newly replaced lighting units, new carpets on the floors, and fresh coats of paint in a number of classrooms.

July 28, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Del Webb residents embrace clubs, volunteerism

Hundreds of cancer patients at Kaiser Permanente hospital in Manteca have been the recipients of love and comfort from a handful of women at the Woodbridge at Del Webb community in Manteca.

July 26, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Scholl seeks another trustee term

Manteca Unified Board of Trustees president Don Scholl has made it official. He is running for reelection. He filed his candidate's papers at the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters in Stockton on Thursday.

July 26, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Get ready for $159M school bond

A $159 million bond measure is likely to be placed on the ballot in November by the Manteca Unified School District.

July 25, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Teachers get ready for new Common Core

The last days in July up to the beginning of Aug. 1 are busy days for parents getting their children ready for the start of the school year. Shopping for new clothes, shoes, backpacks, papers, pencils, and pens is part of all that preparation.

July 24, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


BLOOMING IN RIPON

The handmade rustic sign reads: "Grandpa's Flower Patch. Only God can make a flower. Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Matt 6:29."

July 23, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Ripon News


Medeiros going for 20 years as board trustee

Manteca farmer Manuel Medeiros is like the Energizer bunny. He just keeps going and going.

July 23, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Great Valley Academy adding 80 more pupils

Great Valley Academy is still on a roll four years after it opened in Manteca.

July 23, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


THE HAM MAN

There are four seasons of the year – winter, spring, summer and fall.

July 21, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Volunteers needed today for garden work

If you have time to spare today and you enjoy getting your hands dirty, you are welcome to stop by anytime at the community garden in progress at Sequoia Elementary School.

July 19, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Evelyn Moore first to file for re-election

Manteca Unified Board of Trustees vice president Evelyn Moore filed her candidate's papers Monday at the San Joaquin County Registrar's Office in Stockton.

July 15, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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