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Upcoming Lathrop budget tackling $1 million deficit

LATHROP – The preliminary budget for fiscal year 2010-11 will not be available until Monday, May 17. But already the Lathrop City Council has scheduled the dates when the budget hearings will be held.

May 09, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


AKC black labs part of rib feed live auction

It's a family event complete with a rib and tri-tip feed, barn dance, and auctions with big-ticket items galore.

May 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


The things Mom will do for her kids

"An Animal's Prayer." A really simple title to a really short poem. But its brevity – it's only four verses, roughly a mere 20 words all together, if that – is what makes it a gem, as far as I'm concerned.

May 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Spaces still available for museum’s first art show

Artists who want to be a part of history-in-the-making are invited to show samples of their work at the Manteca Historical Museum on Saturday, May 22, from 1 to 5 p.m.

May 06, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop Art Show reception set for Friday evening

LATHROP – A compelling sculpture of an eagle and its hapless prey is this year's winner of the Lathrop Mayor's Art Purchase Award.

May 06, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop moving birthday bash to Sept. due to lack of volunteers

LATHROP – What if you have a birthday coming and the celebration is moved three months after the actual date? Not only that, the party in your honor is being combined with another celebration?

May 05, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop makes it legal to use Safe & Sane fireworks for Fourth of July

LATHROP – Lathrop councilman Christopher Mateo stubbornly dug in his heels. But no amount of "ranting and raving," as he described his opposition to Safe and Sane Fireworks, stopped the will of the majority.

May 04, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Fr. Dante among priest honorees

Father Dante Dammay, parochial vicar at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Parish in Manteca, was one of nearly 50 priests honored recently in Fremont in conjunction with the worldwide celebration of "Year for Priests" declared by Pope Benedict XVI.

May 04, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Will Lathrop allow fireworks this year?

LATHROP - The Lathrop City Council will determine tonight whether nonprofit groups in the community will be selling Safe and Sane Fireworks for the Fourth of and the city's birthday celebrations and raise funds at the same time.

May 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Bad deed negated by several good deeds

One bad deed deserves - a good deed? Maybe, even several good deeds?

May 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Explosive issue polarizes Lathrop city officials and some residents

Safe and Sane Fireworks is becoming an explosive issue in Lathrop that is polarizing some residents and a member of the City Council, not to mention a retired fire chief.

May 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | OPINION


DiMaggios call their garden, ‘God’s painted palette’

As an artist, Mary DiMaggio's porcelain and canvas creations are inspired by nature.

May 02, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca museum offers class for history buffs, would-be docents

A free class for history buffs, as well as for those interested in beefing up their knowledge of historical highpoints and figures in the area, is being offered by the Manteca Historical Society and Museum.

May 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Relay for Life donation can stolen at styling salon

The employees at Precision 6 Hair Styling in Manteca are trying hard to understand why someone would swipe from their front counter a donation jar for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.

April 30, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Crime


‘Gardens for Generations’ tour May 8

The final tally in the May 8 Manteca Garden Tour featured homes is six. Two business locations also have been added to the list of places where tickets can be purchased at $15 apiece.

April 30, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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River Islands wants to join MUSD

River Islands at Lathrop wants to be in the Manteca Unified School District.

July 31, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Prouty: Woman of courage, great storyteller

Years ago, a woman so distraught over the passing of her husband, scaled the chain link fence of the East Union Cemetery under cover of darkness to spend the night next to her departed beloved's grave. Strange as that story may sound, she was the second one to do just that. That's just two of the many interesting – for lack of a better term – stories coming out of the pioneer cemetery since its establishment in 1872.

July 31, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Board asks voters to OK $159M school bond

The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees has spoken. Yes to a $159 million school bond.

July 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Seelye facing conflict of interest questions

Is this a case of conflict of interest?

July 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


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


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