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Actor Ed Begley to open teachers’ environmental training session

Hollywood actor and environmental activist Ed Begley, Jr. is one of the big names who are expected to show up at American Modular Systems in Manteca Thursday, Dec. 16, when the first 30 teachers of Manteca Unified will receive training for the groundbreaking first-in-the-nation environmental curriculum that is being launched by the district this month.

December 10, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Diamond Lil’s break bread with Santa & Mrs. Claus

Chez Shari restaurant in the upper room of the Manteca Golf Course clubhouse was a sea of bright red and purple pajamas, with a scattering of large pink plumes and feather boas dripping with sparkling blings big and small.

December 10, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca Unified getting rid of $8K quilting machine

The Manteca Unified Board of Education Tuesday night officially gave district staff the green light "to dispose of obsolete equipment."

December 09, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Charter school rejected

Proponents of the proposed Great Valley Academy in Manteca are now turning their attention to an appeal process before the San Joaquin County Board of Education after their charter application was denied unanimously by the Manteca Unified School Board of Trustees.

December 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca’s American Modular Systems breaks green ground

Having temporary modular classrooms on campus is the norm for many public schools in the United States.

December 07, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lathrop to swear in new mayor, one of two council members

LATHROP – A new mayor for the City of Lathrop will be sworn in tonight at City Hall.

December 06, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


MUSD officials to decide on charter school petition Tuesday

Great Valley Academy officials in Modesto will know on Tuesday whether their charter school application to establish a second campus in Manteca will be approved by the Board of Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District.

December 06, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Bennie Gatto synonymous with service to community

LATHROP - Very few can match the numbers that Bennie Gatto has posted in the last 80 years. And he's not even close to stop counting yet even though he just recently retired from two long-running posts within the last two weeks as a member and twice chairman of the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District board of directors, and as a commissioner and former chairman of the Lathrop Planning Commission.

December 05, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Baby Shower for Jesus helps pregnancy center

Sister Ann Venita Britto is once again sending out invitations for the year's most unique baby shower.

December 05, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Precision Auto collects gifts for rehab patients

Everyone at Manteca Care and Rehabilitation Center will not have to worry about getting a present from Santa at Christmas. Each of them will receive not just one but as many as three, maybe even four wrapped gifts at their annual Christmas party on Christmas Day from Santa himself.

December 04, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


PETA posts $2,500 reward

Culprits in the recent rash of pet poisoning in Manteca used the sweet taste of anti-freeze to lure their feline and canine victims.

December 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


TREE OF LIGHTS

Jayme Moffatt and her dad, Chuck Saarlos, wiped away tears from their eyes as they watched the evergreen tree transform magically into a Tree of Lights.

December 02, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Woodward School plans omelet breakfast Saturday

The Parent-Teacher Club of the Walter Woodward Elementary School will hold its 7th annual omelet breakfast fund-raiser to benefit their many programs and projects. The event will be held Saturday, Dec. 4, from 7 a.m. until noon in the school cafeteria.

December 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Medeiros: Rare breed of politician

Manuel Medeiros is a unique breed of politician.

November 30, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Locke steps down as Partnership CEO

LATHROP - One can't talk about Lathrop's economic growth in the last decade or so without mentioning the non-profit San Joaquin Partnership at the same time.

November 30, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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Two trustees trying to remove administrator?

An administrator at a high school in the Manteca Unified School District will remain in his position following a Board of Trustees vote in closed session on Tuesday.

January 30, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Great Options help support Kindred Arts

The Manteca Kindred Arts has been bringing top-notch musicians of national and international caliber to Manteca for nearly three decades. Perhaps less known is the fact the non-profit organization has been offering other entertainment options every year for the public's gastronomical pleasure, among other things.

January 30, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Don’t expect MUSD meetings on YouTube

If you have been looking forward to watching the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting live-streamed on the Internet or on YouTube, don't hold your breath.

January 29, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Got questions? District vows to answer

Parents and other individuals with concerns and questions about the distribution of 23,000 computers to students in Manteca Unified can look forward to Friday when district officials will start doling out answers and explanations.

January 28, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MADE WITH LOVE

The quilted American flag occupying one entire wall at Ladybug Quilts in Manteca is not just a store decoration.

January 28, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Farmers give thanks but pray for more

In the summer, with California in the throes of a record-setting drought, the sign that popped up all over the farming areas in and around Manteca caught a bit of attention with the message: "Pray for Rain."

January 27, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca Unified may live stream board meetings

With the Manteca Unified School District Going Digital, and its 23,000 students now being armed with 21st-century education tools called Panasonic 3E computers, is a televised or live streamed Board of Trustees meeting far behind?

January 24, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

An annual religious event celebrated by St. Anthony of Padua School on Sunday illustrates the role it has played since it opened in 1956 and its mission.

January 23, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


St. Anthony teachers share Catholic education thoughts

Carolyn Cano does not consider her career choice – teaching at a Catholic school – as a job. It's not a venue for earning money. It's not a livelihood. It's not an 8-5 job. It is much more than that, she said.

January 23, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


TECH ROLL OUT

Wednesday was Lincoln Elementary School's turn for the Great Deployment.

January 22, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


High school artist work graces posters

The 2015 art contest sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club will have 19 Manteca Unified high school students competing for a cash award and the honor of seeing their art work being used for the club's posters and brochures.

January 22, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Amazon showcases cutting edge tech

Amazon, the world's biggest online retailer, unveiled its state-of-the-art Fulfillment Center in Tracy more than a year after it was launched in 2013 with 1,000 full-time workers.

January 21, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Art Show to coincide with Ripon festival

The Marylou Tornell Art Show is looking for entries to be displayed during the two-day Ripon Almond Blossom Festival on Feb. 20 and 21.

January 21, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Ripon News


104-year-old‘s shares secret to long life

Dorothy Radisich's secret to a youthful look is in her breakfast. Her first meal of the day consists of wheat germ, oatmeal, and flakes.

January 21, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Mass, celebration mark Santo Nino feast day

The day Pope Francis concluded his three-day visit to the Philippines, the Filipinos in Manteca were playing host to parishioners from more than a dozen parishes in the Diocese of Stockton for the annual celebration of the Feast of Santo Nino.

January 20, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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