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Lathrop High opens, rough campaigns top 2008

LATHROP - Some of Lathrop's biggest stories of 2008 will not be going away just because the old year becomes history and a new year dawns.

January 02, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


St. Anthony’s hosting Christmas party for all seniors in community on Dec. 22

It's a Christmas party with all the trimmings: a free sit-down hot meal on decorated tables complete with handmade centerpieces, live entertainment, and gifts for everyone.

January 01, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Faith


Smith retires after 30 years as firefighter

LATHROP - The reception honoring Lathrop-Manteca Fire District division chief Chester Smith was in recognition of his nearly 30 years of service, according to the advance announcement.

January 01, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop Chevron office for marketing, emergency operations

LATHROP - TCN Properties has six months to complete the improvements of the portion of Golden Valley Parkway between Towne Centre Drive and Brookhurst at Mossdale Landing.

December 31, 2008 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


City of Lathrop knows how to party

Lathrop is a city that loves a party. The social gathering kind, not the political-faction type.

December 31, 2008 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


A miracle in Woodfield Estates in Lathrop

This will be a New Year like no other for the Dhaliwal family of Lathrop.

December 31, 2008 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Baby shower for Jesus aids Pregnancy Help Center

Mary Jo Malone of Ripon has a project every year: quilting baby blankets and knitting matching baby caps.

December 30, 2008 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


More traffic control measures get OK for Dos Reis Road

LATHROP - Even with the looming possibility that the new Lathrop High School could be closed to stave off anticipated school budget deficits next fiscval year, city officials are proceeding with plans to install additional traffic-safety measures at Dos Reis Road, the temporary entrance to the 50-acre campus, and Manthey Road intersection.

December 30, 2008 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Gift tree for needy seniors

The Christmas giving tree at Precision Automotive at Moffat Boulevard and at Chubby's restaurant on North Main Street still have some bulb ornaments left for generous donors to adopt.

December 30, 2008 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Chevron building ‘secondary’ main office in Lathrop

LATHROP - Chevron, the fourth largest non-government energy company in the world, plans to build a "secondary" office in Lathrop with construction costs estimated at between $6 million and $8 million.

December 30, 2008 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca senior helps with wild-game feed

Alicia Mejorado doesn't like seafood.

December 29, 2008 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Keaten is Lathrop interim manager

LATHROP - Lathrop's Acting City Manager Cary Keaten was appointed Interim City Manager during a special City Council meeting Tuesday night.

December 29, 2008 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Good news abounds even in bad economic times

When times are tough, like they are right now with the economy in a condition worse than a beggar's tattered clothes, all you hear are gloom-and-doom stories about businesses in financial ruin, families losing their homes to foreclosures and people losing their jobs.

December 29, 2008 | Rose Albano Risso | OPINION


Matt Browne decision may come as early as January

LATHROP - Four months since the start of Matt Browne's wrongful-termination hearing, and 10 months after he was fired without due process by former City Manager Yvonne Quiring, Lathrop's former chief building official may finally get an answer as early as January if he gets his old job back.

December 29, 2008 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Is Lathrop ready to hire a new city manager?

LATHROP - Is the Lathrop City Council ready to appoint or hire a new city manager?

December 28, 2008 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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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


THE DAIRY GRIND

Here's yet another sign of the times. The demise of family-owned dairy farm operations. In many cases, the dairy farm has been handed down from one generation to the next.

July 12, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


California milk meets global demand

There is a good reason these days why California has happy cows, as touted in the Milk Advisory Board-backed television advertising. It's the same reason that could put a happy smile on the faces of dairy farmers in the Golden State.

July 12, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


THRIVING AGAINST ALL ODDS

If you wait for your dad's shoes, you'll wait all your life.

July 12, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


It’s a never-ending cycle of work at the dairy

The day started at 5 a.m. for the Curnejo family. Jaime and wife Velma, and their older children, were up before the break of dawn – winter, spring, summer and fall. No fail. They had nearly 200 cows to milk in the barn.

July 12, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


SWEET LABOR OF LOVE

These are busy days at the FESM Hall in Manteca.

July 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Host families sought for Japanese teens

Thirty young Japanese students are looking for host families this summer. They will be arriving on July 26 and will be in Manteca until Aug 26. During that time, the students who are between the ages of 13 and 17, will be attending classes to be held at St. Mary of the Virgin Anglican Church at the corner of Cottage and Louise avenues in Manteca.

July 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Retired teacher frets about Manteca growth

When Caroline Finn came to the top of the hill at the Grapevine nearly 30 years ago and beheld the great valley below, she knew there was no going back.

July 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Tale of two neighborhoods plagued with ‘drug problem’

She lives practically next to a "drug house" in a Manteca neighborhood that many of the property owners know about it.

July 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Move afoot to restore librarians

Mary Buchanan is not a certificated Manteca Unified teacher librarian. But she is working hard to convince district officials "to consider returning the teacher librarian positions to each of the high schools." Those positions were among the victims of the budget cuts that were made during the Great Recession.

July 06, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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