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Overwhelming selfless sacrifice by our soldiers

"Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." - John 15:13

May 31, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | OPINION


1912 car part of Monday’s Memorial Day parade

Two entries in Manteca's first ever Memorial Day parade on Monday will be hard to miss – a Christmas-tree green 1912 vehicle and a fire-truck red 1913 four wheeler. Both were made by International Harvester Company. And both have been meticulously restored by octogenarian Everett Rankins.

May 30, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


5,800 crosses honor the fallen

The group of young FFA students from Riverbank was at Woodward Park just after sunrise on Friday. Past the noon hour, they were still there with their mallets making sure the 5,800 white crosses that represent the 5,800 Americans who have died so far in the Global War on Terror are firmly planted in the grassy ground.

May 29, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


410 Timberwolves reach their goals

Sierra High School's valedictorian Lauren Morowit walked through the wisdom of the ages to summarize the five most important life lessons she has learned thus far.

May 28, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Woman, 85, loses $29K to sweepstakes scam

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

May 28, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Crime


Weather cooperates as eighth-grade classes conduct promotion ceremonies

Father Patrick Walker paid tribute to the parents and teachers of St. Anthony School's graduates of 2010 whom he called "the shining lights" of the future as they prepare to move on to the next chapter in their lives.

May 27, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Deadline looms for Lathrop fireworks lottery

LATHROP – Nonprofit organizations in Lathrop have until 4 p.m. on Thursday to submit their lottery application forms for Safe and Sane Fireworks fund-raisers this year.

May 26, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca Museum art show draws crowd

Even the weather conspired to make the first ever art show hosted by the Manteca Historical Museum a success in more ways than one.

May 26, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Tour of garden-fresh variety at Woodbridge

It was a tour for all the senses with plenty of intellectual stimulation to sweeten the experience.

May 25, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Mantecan makes 15 dresses for Medieval Faire

The wedding day is in two months and you have yet to start making the gown for the bride who just happens to be your daughter.

May 23, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca museum art show is today

Several well-known Manteca artists like Tom Olson, as well as up-and-coming local talents of various art disciplines will be showing and selling their best works today at the first ever art show hosted by the Manteca Historical Museum.

May 22, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop cooking up 2nd annual BBQ competition

LATHROP – San Joaquin Valley's sizzling hot summer in July is facing some stiff competition this year.

May 22, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop may force taco trucks to move every 3 hours

LATHROP – Taco trucks may soon have to move every three hours in Lathrop or run afoul with the law.

May 21, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | BUSINESS


Memorial service today for first lay principal serving St. Anthony’s

By ROSE ALBANO RISSO

May 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Orientation today for Lathrop fireworks booths

LATHROP – Lathrop nonprofit organizations that are interested in submitting an application for Safe and Sane Fireworks this year are invited to attend an orientation meeting today starting at 5 p.m.

May 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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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


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


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