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Rough Union Road has smooth future

The driving experience in recent weeks along Union Road between Louise Avenue and Lathrop Road has been almost akin to a lunar surface expedition.

October 30, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Who’s scariest of them all?

It may be furlough Friday for many government offices. Their loss. But for many employees in private businesses who don't have the mandatory day off to save the budget, today is come-to-work-as-scary-or-nice-as-you-dare-to-be.

October 29, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Dhaliwal: It’s about jobs, budget & safety

LATHROP – The city's budget, jobs and public safety issues facing Lathrop today will continue to be his main concern, says Councilman Sonny Dhaliwal who is running for re-election on November 2.

October 28, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Almond harvesters play cat & mouse with nature

At this time of the year, almond farmers like Richard Phillips and Don Putz start playing cat and mouse with Mother Nature.

October 26, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Small communities show they have big hearts

The letter was simply addressed to the Manteca Bulletin with a hand-written note that it was mailed attention to my name.

October 25, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | OPINION


Lathrop teen-aged candidate promises to keep campaign clean

LATHROP – Omar Ornelas has pretty lofty goals. And he has it all planned, step by grueling step way up to the top – being president of the United States.

October 25, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


SJ County voter turnout could hit 55 percent

As of Thursday, the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters had received 30,000 absentee ballots with the counting to begin as early as Monday.

October 24, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Outpouring of support for young family

On the surface, it was all about a regular small-town drive-thru dinner fund-raiser

October 22, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Barn sale offers Davy Crockett kin mementoes

Not many can say they have met in person the last surviving family member of American folk hero, frontiersman and politician Davy Crockett.

October 22, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | BUSINESS


FREE THANKSGIVING MEAL

LATHROP – The Lathrop Morning Rotary will be hosting its first community Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 25, at the Senior Center.

October 21, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Work leaves roads a bit too rough

If you have driven by Union Road between Louise Avenue and Lathrop Road at night or during the day, chances are you have noticed something.

October 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Sayles asked to resign as mayor

LATHROP – Dan Doyle is calling for Lathrop Mayor Kristy Sayles to resign.

October 19, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Dhaliwal racks up political endorsements

LATHROP – Several Lathrop mayor and council candidates have either received or lined up powerful endorsements to their candidacies.

October 19, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Dhaliwal leads pack in campaign contributions

LATHROP – If the Lathrop council race were strictly based on fund-raising, incumbent council member Sonny Dhaliwal would be the winner hands down.

October 18, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Autumn is finally here; say goodbye to overstaying summer

The long overstaying summer of 2010 that continued to bake the valley with sizzling near triple-digit temperatures weeks after the official start of autumn on Sept. 23 is finally just a memory.

October 18, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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Weston Ranch High racism?

Racial tensions that marred Weston Ranch High School nearly a decade ago appear to be cropping up again.

December 17, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


DOWN THEY COME

Monday's nearly inch precipitation on top of last week's two inches of rain from the devastating storm was the death knell for the old towering tree along the alley near the Post Office in downtown Manteca.

December 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Romero new MUSD board president

Deborah Romero, loan officer with Ability Mortgage, is the new president of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees.

December 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Should school board return to meetings twice a month?

Once upon a time, the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees met twice a month.

December 14, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Out with the old, in with the new

There was no denying Ashley Drain's excitement. The smile never left her face the whole time – before, during, and after the moment she was sworn in as one of the two newest members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees at the panel's annual reorganization meeting Tuesday night.

December 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Cowell School conducts blanket drive for shelter

The sixth graders at Joshua Cowell School are working to literally send warm greetings to the residents at the Manteca HOPE Shelter. They have started a blanket drive which is their way of taking part in the global "youth empowerment" program called WE Day organized by Free the Children, a non-profit organization.

December 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


GIVING TREE

For the sixth year in a row, all residents at Manteca Care and Rehabilitation Center are receiving gifts from Santa this Christmas.

December 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Five install four MUSD trustees

Four members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees were sworn in to office Tuesday night.

December 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


ARE YOU GAME?

Many needy families and children did not get a visit from Santa last year because of wasted food. Apparently, a lot of the food served during the annual Costa's Wild Game feed ended up in trash cans because some of people decided they did not like the "game-y" taste.

December 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Winter Wonderland high tea at The Commons

High Tea time at The Commons at Union Ranch in Manteca is always a special occasion. But it's even more so during the Christmas season when it's held with Winter Wonderland magic for backdrop.

December 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


CALL OF THE WILD

Rick Buttram and his son Bradley did not mind waiting in line. Hundreds of people were ahead of them, and dozens more were behind them, each standing patiently along the side of Vasconcellos Avenue off Yosemite Avenue.

December 06, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Vintners & vintage cars

The story of Delicato Family Vineyards in Manteca is a familiar story to many.

December 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


NIGHT LIGHTS

Tradition and togetherness.

December 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Volunteers needed to help needy students

Love INC is a non-profit organization that dispenses hand-ups and not hand-outs. Now, it's the one in need of a hand-up. Volunteers who can provide extra helping hands are needed to help with the additional load it is handling this Christmas.

December 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


St. Vincent de Paul’s annual fundraiser set for Sunday

The St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Manteca gave away more than 300 food boxes for needy families at Thanksgiving. They expect to distribute just as many again this Christmas.

December 04, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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