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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


Pet attacker still on prowl

Karen and Glenn Hrmadko rescued their Queensland Heeler and Jack Russell terrier mix nine years ago. They picked him up at the non-profit Pets and Pals in Lathrop which found the abused canine when he was two years old.

November 29, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Crime


Michael C. Ford, The Doors, and poetic musings about San Joaquin Valley

The name Michael C. Ford will probably ring a bell to not just a few Manteca Unified School District students who were in elementary and high school during the mid-to-late 1980s. Those were the years when the award-winning spoken-word artist did stints as a poet-in-residence at Brock Elliott School, Manteca High and other campuses in the district.

November 29, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Garden Club beautification projects help Manteca grow

The Manteca Garden Club members are helping their city grow in more ways than one.

November 29, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Camino Real residents plan big Christmas bash

LATHROP – Residents at the Camino Real Mobile Home Estates in Lathrop could have another National Night Out in December.

November 28, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Charting new waters for Manteca

MODESTO – A few days ago, Russell Howell looked out of his office window and saw two men picking olives from the olive tree outside.

November 25, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Neely resigns from elected council seat before taking oath of office

LATHROP – It's 2007 all over again for the Lathrop City Council, although the names are different this time.

November 25, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Thankful for St. Vincent de Paul’s help with food

Even the driving rain could not erase the smile off Lorina's rain-soaked face as she walked to her car, both arms full of Thanksgiving goodies from St. Vincent de Paul Society.

November 24, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Sister Olberding plans 50-year celebration trip to start & end in Manteca

It's been 22 years since Sister LaVern Olberding worked in the Religious Education program at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca.

November 23, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Coming soon: Lathrop’s new and improved web site

LATHROP – Opening any day now is a new and more inter-active web site for the City of Lathrop.

November 22, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Win a handmade quilt and help needy at the same time

You can own a one-of-a-kind quilt and help feed the hungry at the same time this holiday season.

November 22, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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Two parents rally in support of teacher

Next stop for embattled special ed teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon is the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, March 3, where he plans to plead once more that he be reinstated to his teaching position at Veritas Elementary School.

February 28, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Their mission: Remember the fallen

Tracy Cemetery is the resting place of nearly 1,000 veterans. They may be gone but certainly not forgotten.

February 27, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Weston Ranch student wins art contest

Victor Hernandez of Weston Ranch High School won the judges' nod in the art contest sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club. As the winner among 19 entries submitted, he receives $100 cash prize.

February 26, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Special ed parents plan rally, remove children

Parents of Special Education students in Manteca Unified and their supporters are holding a rally on Friday in front of the school district office to demand that district officials meet with them and reinstate teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon to his job by Monday, March 2.

February 25, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Help sought to spruce up veterans graves

There are hundreds of veterans buried at the pioneer East Union Cemetery in Manteca. The markers on many of the gravestones, through the years, have deteriorated and have become weather-worn.

February 25, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Teacher, school district officials meet Wednesday

Leo Bennett-Cauchon, Manteca Unified's special ed teacher who continues to be on leave of absence with pay, is taking his cause to Lathrop High School.

February 24, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Free Weston Ranch seeking more stores

Free Weston Ranch burst into the scene about six years ago. It's a grassroots movement being vigorously pushed by residents of the community who want to see their six plus-square-mile community detached from the City of Stockton.

February 20, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Special ed investigation involves more than 1 student

The ongoing investigation by Manteca Police into alleged improper relations with a student by Manteca Unified special ed teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon involves not just one student, according to school district officials.

February 20, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Applications now accepted for $159M Measure G oversight

Individuals who are interested in serving on the Measure G Oversight Committee are invited to submit their applications for consideration.

February 20, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Churches observe Ash Wednesday, start of Lent

Several Ash Wednesday Masses and scripture services are being observed at St. Anthony of Padua in Manteca and St. Patrick's Church in Ripon. Ashes will be distributed during each service.

February 18, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Special ed teacher’s vigil enters day two

It's day two of Manteca Unified special education teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchion's vigil in front of the district administration office on West Louise Avenue.

February 18, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Teacher holds vigil today at district office

When Manteca Unified School District officials return to work this morning after a three-day weekend off, they will be met by Leo Bennett-Cauchon outside the West Louise Avenue entrance to the property.

February 17, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MUSD warning of Going Digital scam

Parents and guardians of students in Manteca Unified School District are being alerted about individuals claiming to be Microsoft representatives and telling the students they need their remote access to their personal computers.

February 14, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


A wedding is a day; marriage is a lifetime

Love is in the air. Or, I should say, marriage is in the air. For the first time in my recent memory, people I know are tying the knot left and right.

February 14, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


5th graders host 103-year-old’s birthday party

Did you have pets as a child? What was your favorite color? How many siblings did you have? What was your favorite subject in school?

February 13, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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