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Bingo helps pay upkeep for cemetery

Avid bingo players will have an opportunity to enjoy their favorite hobby and help the struggling East Union Cemetery of Manteca at the same time.

January 06, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Church choir brings good cheer to Mantecans

The night was cold. But the Christmas carolers, which included bundled-up young ones being carried in the arms of their parents, were oblivious to the nippy weather.

January 05, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Holiday handmade cards are priceless

I'll probably be the last one sending Christmas cards via snail mail.

January 04, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | OPINION


Interim solution to Lathrop High sewer problems hammered out

LATHROP - An interim solution to Lathrop High School's sewer and storm drainage problems will be considered by the City Council at their regular meeting on Tuesday.

January 04, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Ripon makes adjustments for leaner times ahead

RIPON - It was a year of new faces at the City Council and at the school district, plus challenges and some upbeat news for the city that prides itself as the Almond Capital of the World.

January 03, 2009 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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


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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


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


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