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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


Police, firefighters join forces in holiday food drive

LATHROP – If you're feeling generous on Saturday, Dec. 4, stop by the parking lot of Save Mart on Harlan Road in Lathrop.

November 21, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Rose Albano Risso


Today last of Lenten fish fry dinners

The St. Vincent de Paul Society has helped untold number of needy families and individuals in Manteca and surroundings for decades. Young men studying for the priesthood have been able to continue pursuing their religious vocation, thanks in part to the assistance provided by the Bishop's Seminarian Fund of the Diocese of Stockton. And a number of area youth have been able to play in Little League with the help of generous donations from organizations whose mission is to step up when there's a need.

March 27, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


PRIVATE EDENS

Six home gardens will be featured in this year's annual Manteca Garden Tour. These private Edens range from modern and with state-of-the-art features located in Woodbridge at Del Webb on North Union and the gated community of Primavera in northwest Manteca, to a vintage home with a rustic ambience on East Louise Avenue.

March 26, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


MAGIC FLUTE

The San Francisco Opera Guild is coming to George McParland Annex School.

March 23, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Pipe bursts 1st day of SSJID water delivery

Several customers of the San Joaquin Irrigation District in southwest Manteca did not receive their water allocations on the first day water was to be delivered for the 2015 season. And it wasn't because of the drought.

March 22, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


GRAFFITI BARN

I call it The Graffiti Barn.

March 21, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Around Town


STARTED CLEANING HOUSES

For Ramon Rivera, hard work plus a strong work ethic generously sprinkled with white-knuckle determination equals success.

March 21, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Spring break meant military reserve training

Spring break for Manteca Unified Deputy Superintendent Clark Burke meant military reserve training in South Korea. He was actually gone for two weeks which included the one week that used to be called Easter break.

March 21, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Driver on cell when her car hit school bus

No one was injured in the school bus versus Honda Accord collision Thursday afternoon in Weston Ranch caused by a distracted driver.

March 20, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


NOT ACTING

Lathrop High School drama teacher Hali Rosen will continue working in that capacity after the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees voted by a slim margin of 4-3 in favor of her retaining the job.

March 19, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MHS graduates thru 1958 plan class reunion

If you graduated from Manteca High School after 1958, you are too young for this class reunion.

March 18, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


OLD CITY HALL

Manteca was incorporated as a city barely five years when its brick City Hall was built. That was in 1923. The small town was home to nearly 2,000 hardy souls – most of them farmers – at that time. Irrigation water had been flowing for two decades – liquid gold then as now to the local farmers. Prevailing economic conditions all conspired and guaranteed that it was a good time to build a city hall for the fast-growing town which only counted 100 settlers in 1910.

March 14, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Federated Women award eight seniors scholarships

Eight seniors from four high schools in Manteca Unified are the recipients of scholarships this year from the Federated Women's Club. They will be presented with the awards on Wednesday, March 18, during the annual scholarship-presentation luncheon in honor of the students who are being honored this year at Prestige Senior Living in Manteca.

March 13, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


SPELLING SUCCESS

Returning to the California Spelling Bee competition for the second year in a row is Sierra High School freshman James Quiaoit. This time, he will be competing in the California State Junior High Spelling Bee.

March 12, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


THE CHAMPS

Manteca High School's Academic Decathlon Team is heading to the state competitions next week after capturing the top award in San Joaquin County earlier this month.

March 11, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Online petition seeks teacher reinstatement

After a series of bad news and setbacks, Manteca Unified Special Ed teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon who has been fighting for his reinstatement on the job for more than a month now has a bit of good news going his way.

March 10, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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