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Rural residents fear closure of 2 fire stations

LATHROP - The family of Lathrop City Councilman Sonny Dhaliwal knows full well the role of the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District is a matter of life and death to its citizens.

July 27, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Ripon Garden Stroll takes place Sept. 11

RIPON – Gardens belonging to two landscaping businesses and the owners of McManis Winery in Ripon are among the half-dozen attractions featured in the annual September Garden Stroll sponsored by the Ripon Garden Club.

July 26, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Myths vs Facts: The truth about Lathrop-Manteca Fire District

LATHROP – Many residents in the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District geographical jurisdiction believe that the district receives money from the City of Manteca's sales tax measure established about four years ago.

July 24, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lawn mower needed for cemetery

Wanted: A fund-raiser for a mower. Target goal: about $6,000.

July 24, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Fire district: 9-1-1 call to voters

LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District will have until August 6 to fine-tune the language of the parcel tax measure that will be on the ballot in the November elections.

July 23, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


130 plus reasons to visit Delicato Saturday

There are more than 130 reasons to visit Delicato Family Vineyards on Saturday.

July 23, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Firefighters: Fire fire chief

LATHROP – In the midst of Lathrop-Manteca Fire District's worst budget crisis since its founding in 1936, its union firefighters are stepping forward with a laundry list of suggestions to help soften the fiscal blow.

July 22, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


LM Fire may close 3 of 4 stations

LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District may close one or two of its remaining three fire stations that are still open, lay off 10 firefighters, and demote some of its personnel as it struggles to grapple with a budget deficit of $336,244.78 right at the start of the 2010-11 fiscal year on Sept. 1.

July 21, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Benefit concert joint project of 3 churches

Three area churches are pooling their resources and musical talents together to worship, praise God, and fund-raise for missions.

July 21, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Faith


Old Mars store now eBay trading outlet

An on-line and in-store consignment seller has taken over the old Mars Department Store in downtown Manteca after being shuttered for a number of years.

July 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Harris family hosts outdoor benefit for literacy project

RIPON – Guests from Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop mingled under the stars and enjoyed fine food, wine and music Friday at the countryside home of Bill and Lucille Harris.

July 17, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop gears up for National Night Out

LATHROP – It will be more than a block party taking place at the Camino Real Mobile Home Estates on National Night Out.

July 17, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


An interesting encounter with a “homing” pigeon

There was something about the bird that stopped me in my tracks.

July 16, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Lathrop mayor Sayles has 2 challengers so far

LATHROP – J. "Chaka" Santos was the first to officially announce his intent to try and wrest the top elected post of Lathrop from Mayor Kristy Sayles.

July 16, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Wolk talking about water bond at Lathrop town hall meeting

LATHROP – Lois Wolk, one of the most vocal opponents of Proposition 18, or the California Water Bond, in the November ballot, will give a presentation on this hot-button issue on Thursday at the Lathrop Chamber of Commerce office.

July 14, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


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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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