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Demonstrating flag-retirement protocol

When a flag of the United States is worn, torn, faded, or badly soiled, it needs to be replaced with a new one. When that happens, the old flag is "retired."

June 01, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


John Alba bids EU adieu

Knowing people by name is not an easy feat. The challenge becomes even much more daunting and difficult when there are 1,700 names on the list.

May 31, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


LANCER GRADUATES

How do you stop a man who won't quit?

May 31, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


PRINCIPAL JOHN ALBA

Numbers are a gauge to measure one's popularity and importance.

May 31, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


SIERRA HIGH CLASS OF 2014

Take pride in being a millennial.

May 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Lincoln Elementary promotes 60 8th graders to high school

Pete Rodriguez squinted as he focused his black state-of-the-art smart phone on his grandson Jordan D'Amico. The eighth grader was one of 60 students who were on the stage inside the Lincoln Elementary School Cafeteria on Wednesday which was crammed with family members and school and district staff attending the Promotion Ceremony for the Class of 2014 who will be attending high school in the fall.

May 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Inspirational messages, music & memories mark Brock Elliott event

Music, song, and messages of hope and celebration marked the Class of 2014 Brock Elliott School Promotion Ceremony on Wednesday.

May 30, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Mossdale has 8 valedictorians

Manteca Unified Board of Trustee Michael Seelye was very impressed.

May 29, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Cowell 8th graders remember late classmate during ceremony

Change and making a difference were the key words that echoed throughout the promotion ceremonies Tuesday at Joshua Cowell Elementary School.

May 27, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


RESPECTING THE FALLEN

Family get togethers, barbecue, or a celebration at the park like the big gathering that Manteca had over the weekend is "not the true meaning" of Memorial Day weekend, said American Legion Post 249 Commander Jim Winston to the sparse group that showed up Monday at the historic Union Cemetery on Louise Avenue and Union Road.

May 27, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop honors those soldiers who have fallen

"The freedom we enjoy is not free," Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal told the crowd gathered in front of the Veterans Memorial for Monday's Memorial Day observance.

May 27, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Celebrating Class of 2014 Calla ‘family’

It was a night that that was both "an end and a beginning."

May 24, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


St. Anthony helps family of injured freshman

Friends in need are friends indeed.

May 24, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Larry Grimes: Teacher and tutor

There are teachers, and then there are teachers like Larry Grimes, Science Department chair at Sierra High School where he has been a member of the faculty for the last 15 years.

May 23, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Q&A WITH SIERRA’S LARRY GRIMES

When people hear about what Larry Grimes do for a living, they cringe.

May 23, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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Articles By Author - Rose Albano Risso


Nile Garden neighbors insist well water is safe

Florence Luiz was 108 years old when she died a couple of years ago.

June 20, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


CAN-DO ATTITUDE

He introduced himself as Keith.

June 19, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


Copper thieves hit Nile Garden 3 times in 2 weeks

Two men woke up by the dawn's early light on Wednesday. Both were driving quads.

June 19, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


HIS FATHER’S GLORY DAYS

From Wyoming to Manteca; from Manteca to Indiana. Disparate geographical locations in America. But they all come together in the docu-film, "Cowboys: The Story of the 1943 Wyoming Championship Basketball Team."

June 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Hammarstrom selected as SJ Teacher of Year

He was first in Manteca Unified. Now he is the number one in San Joaquin County.

June 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Son remembers his famous father, & ‘many fathers’ who took him under their wing

Kim Komenich lost his mother when he was 18 years old. He had graduated from Manteca High and was attending Modesto Junior College at the time. Two years later his father died.

June 18, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Local Columns


MUSD recognizes budding author, illustrator

The accolades did not stop on graduation day the last week of May for Lawrence Silveira and Noelle Lanser.

June 17, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


MUSD-Beijing sister-school venture explored

Three Manteca Unified School District employees could find themselves in Beijing, China, late this month through early July.

June 15, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Store aisles not wide enough

Manteca Feed was like the Toys 'R Us for farmers in Manteca and surrounding areas for more than half a century.

June 14, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Non-profit groups get bucks for small bangs

They get the best buck for every small bang they can sell.

June 14, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Could water-safety issue close school?

Should Nile Garden Elementary School be closed if the water from campus wells is not safe to drink?

June 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Three Rivers staging 4th of July Powwow

The youth will be the central focus of the 37th annual Three Rivers Indian Lodge 4th of July Powwow.

June 13, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca loses out on $15M career ed grant

Manteca Unified and its partners may have lost the grant war. But they are not giving up the battle.

June 12, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


Provisional ballots may change primary leaders

Provisional ballots cast in the June 3 primary elections may still change the final election returns for four supervisorial candidates in San Joaquin County.

June 12, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


$152 MILLION BOND

A $152 million bond measure has a good chance of being approved by voters in the November election.

June 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Education


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