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Popular holiday lunch set for this Wednesday

The perennially popular Holiday Luncheon and Craft Faire sponsored by St. Anthony of Padua School in Manteca is back to its old slot this Wednesday.

November 09, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


38,000 ballots still being counted in SJ County

There are nearly 38,000 ballots from all over San Joaquin County that are still being counted, according to figures obtained from the county Registrar of Voters office.

November 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Lathrop mayor files appeal to save her business license

LATHROP – Lathrop Mayor Kristy Sayles has filed an appeal in response to the state's legal action seeking the revocation of her home child care license.

November 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Friends’ book sale a big hit to readers of all ages

Jonathan Sanchez smiled as he handed his dollar bill to Friends of the Library volunteers Bettie Christie and Carroll Zwinge.

November 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


City of Lathrop will co-sponsor Sister City’s annual fiesta

LATHROP – The City of Lathrop will be co-sponsoring the annual fiesta dinner-dance fund-raiser of the United Bacarreneos of America.

November 06, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Veterans get free car washes at Quicki-Kleen

Grace for Vets. That's the name of the program started a few years ago by Francene Escobar which gives all veterans a free express car wash at Quicki-Kleen in Manteca on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11.

November 05, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Newly elected mayor vows to keep shorts in fashion at meetings

LATRHOP – J. "Chaka" Santos said he always felt "comfortable" about winning the Lathrop mayor's race on Election Day.

November 04, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Lathrop city clerk: Neely has second council seat

LATHROP – Gene Neely, Jr. , along with incumbent Sonny Dhaliwal, are the winners in the five-way council race in Tuesday's election.

November 04, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


They’re still voting the old-fashioned way – in person

As Kristen Koehler handed in her election papers to the precinct workers, other people played goo-goo with her smiling 7-week-old son Logan in the baby carrier.

November 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Dhaliwal secures seat; race tight for 2nd spot

LATHROP – Lathrop Councilman Sonny Dhaliwal's overwhelming victory is bittersweet.

November 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Lathrop Mayor Sayles: ‘I’m not a quitter’

LATHROP – For the second time in the last two months, Lathrop Mayor Kristy Sayles was asked to resign.

November 02, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Tale of two stores in Manteca: One holds secret of success

This is the story of two stores in Manteca. Maybe, I should say, the stories of two stores in Manteca because one is about how success is achieved, and the other is about how success slips away.

November 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Manteca artists Voller, Wilson art works at Council Chambers

Two members of the Manteca Artists Guild are taking center stage in the Council Chambers at the Civic Center.

November 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Fees will help pay for interchange upgrades

LATHROP – Several projects are in the pipeline along the stretch of Roth Road from Airport Way to Interstate 5 in Lathrop that are expected to generate traffic significantly impacting the traffic volume at the freeway intersection.

October 31, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Rough Union Road has smooth future

The driving experience in recent weeks along Union Road between Louise Avenue and Lathrop Road has been almost akin to a lunar surface expedition.

October 30, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


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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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