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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


Who’s scariest of them all?

It may be furlough Friday for many government offices. Their loss. But for many employees in private businesses who don't have the mandatory day off to save the budget, today is come-to-work-as-scary-or-nice-as-you-dare-to-be.

October 29, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Dhaliwal: It’s about jobs, budget & safety

LATHROP – The city's budget, jobs and public safety issues facing Lathrop today will continue to be his main concern, says Councilman Sonny Dhaliwal who is running for re-election on November 2.

October 28, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


Almond harvesters play cat & mouse with nature

At this time of the year, almond farmers like Richard Phillips and Don Putz start playing cat and mouse with Mother Nature.

October 26, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Small communities show they have big hearts

The letter was simply addressed to the Manteca Bulletin with a hand-written note that it was mailed attention to my name.

October 25, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | OPINION


Lathrop teen-aged candidate promises to keep campaign clean

LATHROP – Omar Ornelas has pretty lofty goals. And he has it all planned, step by grueling step way up to the top – being president of the United States.

October 25, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | Politics


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Two trustees trying to remove administrator?

An administrator at a high school in the Manteca Unified School District will remain in his position following a Board of Trustees vote in closed session on Tuesday.

January 30, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Great Options help support Kindred Arts

The Manteca Kindred Arts has been bringing top-notch musicians of national and international caliber to Manteca for nearly three decades. Perhaps less known is the fact the non-profit organization has been offering other entertainment options every year for the public's gastronomical pleasure, among other things.

January 30, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Don’t expect MUSD meetings on YouTube

If you have been looking forward to watching the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting live-streamed on the Internet or on YouTube, don't hold your breath.

January 29, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Got questions? District vows to answer

Parents and other individuals with concerns and questions about the distribution of 23,000 computers to students in Manteca Unified can look forward to Friday when district officials will start doling out answers and explanations.

January 28, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MADE WITH LOVE

The quilted American flag occupying one entire wall at Ladybug Quilts in Manteca is not just a store decoration.

January 28, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Farmers give thanks but pray for more

In the summer, with California in the throes of a record-setting drought, the sign that popped up all over the farming areas in and around Manteca caught a bit of attention with the message: "Pray for Rain."

January 27, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca Unified may live stream board meetings

With the Manteca Unified School District Going Digital, and its 23,000 students now being armed with 21st-century education tools called Panasonic 3E computers, is a televised or live streamed Board of Trustees meeting far behind?

January 24, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

An annual religious event celebrated by St. Anthony of Padua School on Sunday illustrates the role it has played since it opened in 1956 and its mission.

January 23, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


St. Anthony teachers share Catholic education thoughts

Carolyn Cano does not consider her career choice – teaching at a Catholic school – as a job. It's not a venue for earning money. It's not a livelihood. It's not an 8-5 job. It is much more than that, she said.

January 23, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


TECH ROLL OUT

Wednesday was Lincoln Elementary School's turn for the Great Deployment.

January 22, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


High school artist work graces posters

The 2015 art contest sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club will have 19 Manteca Unified high school students competing for a cash award and the honor of seeing their art work being used for the club's posters and brochures.

January 22, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Amazon showcases cutting edge tech

Amazon, the world's biggest online retailer, unveiled its state-of-the-art Fulfillment Center in Tracy more than a year after it was launched in 2013 with 1,000 full-time workers.

January 21, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Art Show to coincide with Ripon festival

The Marylou Tornell Art Show is looking for entries to be displayed during the two-day Ripon Almond Blossom Festival on Feb. 20 and 21.

January 21, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | Ripon News


104-year-old‘s shares secret to long life

Dorothy Radisich's secret to a youthful look is in her breakfast. Her first meal of the day consists of wheat germ, oatmeal, and flakes.

January 21, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Mass, celebration mark Santo Nino feast day

The day Pope Francis concluded his three-day visit to the Philippines, the Filipinos in Manteca were playing host to parishioners from more than a dozen parishes in the Diocese of Stockton for the annual celebration of the Feast of Santo Nino.

January 20, 2015 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


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