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Orientation today for Lathrop fireworks booths

LATHROP – Lathrop nonprofit organizations that are interested in submitting an application for Safe and Sane Fireworks this year are invited to attend an orientation meeting today starting at 5 p.m.

May 20, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


MAKING BOOK

LATHROP – The handful of parents and grandparents who showed up Tuesday morning at Lathrop Elementary School knew they were attending a book party. But the big surprise came later on when they actually got to read what their children had written in the newly minted hardcover publication titled, "Warriors Rock!" with the subtitle, "Lathrop Elementary School Warrior Writers."

May 19, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Nile Garden: It’s simply medieval

It's not exactly like the world famous Medieval Times that has put the Southern California city of Buena Park on the map.

May 18, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop School students hold book launch today

LATHROP – About 190 Lathrop Elementary School students can honestly say they are nowbona fide published writers.

May 18, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Triple attraction: Gardens, arts, & wine tasting

Dale Gray called the triple-attraction combination a win-win for everyone concerned.

May 17, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Recipe for Portuguese donuts courtesy of Dorothy Indelicato

Driving the kids to school when they were attending Nile Garden Elementary School, I used to make a pit stop at the donut shop in the small neighborhood shopping center on Union Road at West Yosemite Avenue. The kids opted for the chocolate-topped bars or the round ones. I usually had a half-dozen of the small rounded bite sizes with a small cup of decaf coffee.

May 17, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | OPINION


Lums offer $500 donation for police crisis training

LATHROP – The tragic death of 25-year-old Jeremy Lum nearly a year ago has become a rallying point in his family's effort to increase society's awareness to mental illness.

May 16, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Delicato wine & Portuguese donuts: A treat for museum crowd on Thursday

It was an evening of Delicato wine and Portuguese donuts that brought the crowd at the Manteca Historical Museum on Thursday.

May 14, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca gardens part of AIDS Foundation tour

To get two of any product for the price of one is always a bargain. But this double delight is more than just a bargain.

May 13, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Routine traffic stop lands 4 men in jail

LATHROP – An expired car registration landed four men in San Joaquin County Jail on various felony charges. San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies spotted the vehicle and pulled it over on South Airport Way at South Airport Court shortly before midnight on Monday.

May 13, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Crime


Lathrop recognizes artists with reception

LATHROP – Gilbert Olivas knows firsthand there's life after retirement.

May 12, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Tour lives up to its Gardens for Generations theme

The "Gardens for Generations" garden tour on the eve of Mother's Day over the weekend lived up to its nostalgic grand theme.

May 11, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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


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CHINA CONNECTION

Two other schools in Beijing, China, are interested in a sister-school partnership with Manteca Unified School District.

August 22, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Absent trustee attending board meeting via Skype hook-up

Skype, in modern technology parlance, is nothing new to millions of high tech-savvy users. But this Microsoft "freemium" instant-messaging tool is only now introducing its utilization in Manteca Unified School District's boardroom. This first-time event is expected to happen during the September meeting of the Board of Trustees.

August 22, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Microsoft VP sends challenge to MUSD students in exclusive video

Anthony Salcito, vice president of Microsoft Corporation's Worldwide Public Sector Education, has issued a challenge to Manteca Unified School District students.

August 21, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Manteca board sidesteps change to compensation

They met. They discussed. They left it alone. For now.

August 20, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


School board compensation being revisited

Michael Seelye missed a Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting to attend the birthday celebration for his first grandchild who was turning one. His absence was excused by the board, which meant he was not going to lose his compensation. The reason for his absence was considered a "hardship."

August 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Fast named VP at MHS

The appointment of Manteca High Assistant Principal Raul Mora as the successor of East Union High principal John Alba who retired in June left an open position at the Buffalo campus.

August 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca High undergoes major summer facelift

School colors are not just paint-deep. They go much deeper than that.

August 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


DADs minister to homeless at Library Park

Guy Westbrock knows the plight of the homeless only too well. And he understands the demons of drug addiction.

August 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Sierra soph stacks up at AAU Games

Katherine Ray's family knows what she did this summer. And she made them all proud. In the AAU Junior Olympic Games in Des Moines, Iowa, no less.

August 08, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


FATAL VISION GOGGLES

Mariya Khweiss has never had a sip of alcohol in her life. But the high school sophomore knows how it feels to be three times above the legal limit of being under the influence of alcohol.

August 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Plans still on to open Perko’s near Del Webb

If it were up to Jeff Burns, a new Perko's Café would have opened months ago at the Union Road-Lathrop Road intersection. It would be there right along with CVS Pharmacy and McDonald's.

August 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


MUSD spends $2.5M on corporation yard

The Lindbergh Corporation Yard building is officially completed. That's the new structure warehouse-like structure in what used to be a parking lot surrounded by portables behind the brick structure that used to house the Manteca Adult School on East North Street.

August 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lathrop neighborhoods party to send message to criminals

Chester Smith is in Northern California with a San Joaquin County strike team battling a devastating wildfire in Siskiyou County where eight homes so far have been destroyed.

August 06, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Gardeners come up with ways to conserve water

When in drought, what do avid gardeners do?

August 03, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


New charter school to offer diploma options for adults

Delta Charter Online, a new charter school under the Delta Charter Schools umbrella and authorized by New Jerusalem Elementary School District, is now offering opportunities for adults to finish their high school diploma.

August 03, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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