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Countryside garden designed for entertaining

RIPON – It's a colorful spot in the middle of almond orchards in Ripon's countryside. It's an even brighter spot this time of year when the air is thick with faux fog courtesy of the swirling dusts kicked in by the almond harvesters.

September 09, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Ripon garden brings forest to home setting

RIPON - If you've ever wondered how a strawberry tree looks like, you have the perfect opportunity this Saturday to stand right next to one, and maybe even touch its unusual bark.

September 08, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Used books sought for harvest festival

In September last year, a young man brought his elderly mother to the St. Anthony's harvest festival. They made a beeline to the used books booth called Bookworm.

September 07, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Almond crop a mixed bag this year

The forecast that came from the United States Department of Agriculture, the Almond Board of California, and other sources as early as May and as late as July called for another bumper crop of almonds this year.

September 06, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Justice for Jeremy holds 2nd annual Memorial Walk

LATHROP – The second annual Memorial March by the Justice for Jeremy in Lathrop will be held Saturday, Sept. 18, starting at 9 a.m. at the San Joaquin County Jail in French Camp.

September 06, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


3,050 miles in eight days

Traffic was so light as we drove along Interstate 80 just west of Wendover, Utah, on our way to Denver. Actually, it was lighter than light. There was hardly any other soul this Sunday morning driving on the highway in front of us that stretched like a snaking ribbon in the vast horizon ahead. So when a silver Toyota appeared on the lane to my right, I visually checked it out more closely than I normally would. As the small car smoothly zoomed past our seemingly lumbering heavier pickup, I glanced idly at the license plate.

September 06, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Lathrop School uniforms?

LATHROP – Lathrop Elementary School students could be the first in the Manteca Unified School District to start wearing a school uniform.

September 03, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lathrop mayor still owes $28K from last campaign

LATHROP – Mayor Kristy Sayles is still $28,000 in debt from her 2008 race.

September 02, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Kindred Arts Concert prepares for 24th season

The genesis of Manteca Kindred Arts is a classic example of the power of a small idea whose time has come.

September 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Music


Home construction on the rebounds in Lathrop

LATHROP – The housing recovery in Lathrop may not be easily evident to some, but it definitely has been happening in the last few months.

August 30, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


2 new faces on Lathrop Planning Commission

LATHROP – There are two new faces on the Lathrop Planning Commission.

August 29, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Punjabi community of Manteca gets organized

The latest ethnic group to organize in Manteca is one whose time has come.

August 27, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


MATSU SUSHI JAPANESE BISTRO

With the sound of wooden tsuchi breaking the cedar lid of the kagami, the newest dining destination at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley in Manteca made its grand opening in the Family City.

August 26, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | BUSINESS


Louise Avevue closed for 5 days

LATHROP – The section of Louise Avenue between Fifth Street and McKinley Avenue will be closed for five days in September.

August 25, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Majority says keep contract with sheriff for now, at least

LATHROP – The idea of a Lathrop Police Department sounds good to practically everyone who spoke during Monday's workshop on this hot-button issue.

August 24, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


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Teen going to state Spelling Bee again

How do you spell tetanus? Sierra High School freshman James Quiaoit knows. It's the word that won him the title of San Joaquin County Junior High Spelling Bee champion in the seventh-through-ninth-grade division for the school year 2014-15.

December 19, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


GIFT OF WARMTH

The families at Manteca HOPE Shelter and Raymus Home in Manteca are getting a truck-load delivery of blankets this weekend.

December 17, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Weston Ranch High racism?

Racial tensions that marred Weston Ranch High School nearly a decade ago appear to be cropping up again.

December 17, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


DOWN THEY COME

Monday's nearly inch precipitation on top of last week's two inches of rain from the devastating storm was the death knell for the old towering tree along the alley near the Post Office in downtown Manteca.

December 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Romero new MUSD board president

Deborah Romero, loan officer with Ability Mortgage, is the new president of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees.

December 16, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Should school board return to meetings twice a month?

Once upon a time, the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees met twice a month.

December 14, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Out with the old, in with the new

There was no denying Ashley Drain's excitement. The smile never left her face the whole time – before, during, and after the moment she was sworn in as one of the two newest members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees at the panel's annual reorganization meeting Tuesday night.

December 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Cowell School conducts blanket drive for shelter

The sixth graders at Joshua Cowell School are working to literally send warm greetings to the residents at the Manteca HOPE Shelter. They have started a blanket drive which is their way of taking part in the global "youth empowerment" program called WE Day organized by Free the Children, a non-profit organization.

December 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


GIVING TREE

For the sixth year in a row, all residents at Manteca Care and Rehabilitation Center are receiving gifts from Santa this Christmas.

December 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Five install four MUSD trustees

Four members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees were sworn in to office Tuesday night.

December 10, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


ARE YOU GAME?

Many needy families and children did not get a visit from Santa last year because of wasted food. Apparently, a lot of the food served during the annual Costa's Wild Game feed ended up in trash cans because some of people decided they did not like the "game-y" taste.

December 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Winter Wonderland high tea at The Commons

High Tea time at The Commons at Union Ranch in Manteca is always a special occasion. But it's even more so during the Christmas season when it's held with Winter Wonderland magic for backdrop.

December 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


CALL OF THE WILD

Rick Buttram and his son Bradley did not mind waiting in line. Hundreds of people were ahead of them, and dozens more were behind them, each standing patiently along the side of Vasconcellos Avenue off Yosemite Avenue.

December 06, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Vintners & vintage cars

The story of Delicato Family Vineyards in Manteca is a familiar story to many.

December 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


NIGHT LIGHTS

Tradition and togetherness.

December 05, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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