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Bike lane conversion aimed at improving safety at Lathrop School

LATHROP – The Lathrop City Council last week unanimously approved the conversion of the roadside stretch in front of Lathrop Elementary into a 13-foot Class II bike lane that will allow both vehicular and bike traffic.

August 09, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


When will Lathrop honor native son Scott Brooks?

I was smiling when Arnita Montiel spoke before the Lathrop City Council last week urging them to honor the accomplishments of Lathrop's very own, Scott Brooks, the former pro basketball player whose latest accolade is being named 2010 NBA Coach of the Year.

August 09, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Lathrop’s 1st fireworks fundraiser net $33,392

LATHROP – Lathrop's first fireworks fund-raiser ended with a resounding bang at the cash register.

August 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Fire stations closing

LATHROP – The closure of up to two Lathrop-Manteca Fire District stations and the loss of seven to 10 firefighters are no longer a matter of if but when after the board decided not to put the parcel tax increase measure in the November elections.

August 07, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


9 candidates in Lathrop elections

LATHROP – There will be five candidates vying in the November elections for two open councilman positions on the Lathrop City Council. The list includes incumbent Sonny Dhaliwal whose four-year term is expiring at the end of this year.

August 07, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Manteca soldier wounded 2nd time

During the Memorial Day observance on May 31 at East Union Cemetery, it was announced that one of Manteca's military sons, Staff Sgt. Jesse Reyes of the United States Army, had been wounded in Afghanistan.

August 06, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Move afoot to name gym in Brooks’ honor

LATHROP – Arnita Montiel wants to see the Lathrop Community Center gym named after Scott Brooks, arguably the city's most famous son to date.

August 05, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop, county named in Lum wrongful death lawsuit

LATHROP – The City of Lathrop, San Joaquin County, two Sheriff's sergeants, and 50 unnamed individuals are identified as defendants in a civil rights wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the parents of the late Jeremy Lum of Lathrop.

August 04, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop residents gather at block parties

LATHROP – Tye Peyton is the proverbial new kid on the block where he lives in Lathrop.

August 04, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Ripon High prepares for centennial homecoming

RIPON - Vivian Dorville and several members of her family in Manteca are looking forward to the events happening on Sept. 7-11 in Ripon.

August 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Medical workers volunteer for free clinic

LATHROP – It was Dr. Hla Win's day off on Saturday. But instead of taking the time off to relax and unwind and forget about the demands of his job as a doctor at Deuel Vocational Institute, the good doctor was at the Apolinar Sangalang Park during the mid-day hours providing free health check-ups.

August 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Ripon VIPS raises funds for juvenile diabetes research

RIPON – The Volunteers in Police Services of Ripon serve their community in dozens of ways, all for gratis.

August 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Ripon fire chief turns down pay for 2nd time

RIPON – Chief Dennis Bitters of the Ripon Consolidated Fire District was up for a salary raise each year for the last two years.

July 30, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Sayles seeks 3rd term as Lathrop mayor

LATHROP – The Lathrop City Council elections ballot on Nov. 2 could be crowded based on the number of would-be candidates to date who have pulled papers at City Hall.

July 29, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Higher parcel taxes or higher fire insurance?

LATHROP – Raise taxes for fire protection, or increase fire insurance?

July 28, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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Nearly 36,000 ballots cast so far this election

Manteca mayoral candidate Ben Cantu started hitting the campaign trail a year ago. That may be too early to some but, as it turns out, he is right on the vote.

October 25, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca High senior state HOSA treasurer

It's hard enough being a senior in high school, getting ready not only for graduation with all the academic requirements but for college entrance as well.

October 24, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


MRPS undergoing ADA upgrade

MRPS Hall on Grant Street is undergoing a facelift. The new and improved popular social facility owned by the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society will be unveiled in December.

October 23, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


St. Anthony alumni games to honor athletic director

For many years, Mo Iorio was a name synonymous with the Kid Club, a highly successful and thriving before- and after-school program for latch-key kids in Lathrop.

October 22, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Trustee Teicheira: A face of courage

Nancy Teicheira is someone who doesn't get fazed easily. Time after time, she has shown that she is made of stern stuff – as a farmer, as a wife and mother, as a cancer survivor, and soon-to-be a four-term member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees.

October 21, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Holiday Tea assists needy women, kids

Simple acts of kindness by a group of people in and around Manteca are making a difference in the lives of untold numbers of needy and destitute women and children in all corners of the United States, the world and California.

October 19, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


School board tiff over cell phone use

A member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees is considering filing a complaint to the San Joaquin County Grand Jury over "possible" Brown Act violations involving Trustee Sam Fant.

October 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Is Manteca board member being childish?

During the closed session of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees on Oct. 6, the Manteca Bulletin learned that Trustee Nancy Teicheira was reportedly yelled at and was told to "grow up."

October 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


EU High club hosts book drive today

For the first time ever, East Union High School has a student book club. The campus club is taking part in the annual Great Valley Bookfest set for today at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.

October 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


SIGNS ORDERED REMOVED

The northwest corner of South Airport Way and Daniels Street should be devoid of all political campaign signs by the end of the day on Friday.

October 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


APPRECIATION LUNCH

The two nuns serving St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church will be the guests of honor at a luncheon hosted by the Manteca chapter of the Young Ladies Institute.

October 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


St. Patrick’s planning All Hallow’s Eve party

The invitation to attend one of the year's most popular costume-party celebrations simply reads: "dress up as your favorite saint."

October 15, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


AUTHOR OF 20+ BOOKS

Bonnie Hill, the author of nearly a dozen books, has a simple answer as to why she writes.

October 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Going Digital info sessions for families

Manteca Unified staff and families of students in the school district are invited and encouraged to attend information sessions to become familiarized with the technology involved in launching the $30 million Going Digital project. The program will equip all 23,000+ students in the district, from elementary to high school, with a computer laptop to use at school and at home, to get them prepared and ready for the challenges of 21st-century education.

October 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Authors, kid’s stage, family parade, flash mob at Bookfest

Lions, monsters, fancy costumes, books, and a "flash mob" – oh, my!

October 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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