It was as impressive to the Manteca community in 1916 as when Target opened a few years ago.
Adriana Gianturcco – the ironfisted transportation director of the first Jerry Brown administration – was against it.
Two teens were struck with bullets in a drive-by shooting Friday shortly after 2 p.m. near the heart of downtown.
Manteca could - in 2011 - become ground zero for construction jobs thanks to an aggressive effort by the city to move three projects forward in a bid to position the city to catch the first wave of the economic rebound when it occurs.
Editor's note: This is the first of two parts looking back on key events in Lathrop during 2010.
LATHROP – Maurice Cotton of the Highlight Church of God and Christ will be celebrating his 90th birthday this weekend.
The Manteca Parks and Recreation Department is again offering a Portuguese class geared for those of Portuguese descent who want to learn more about their history, or just anyone interested in knowing more about the culture other than festas and bullfights.
The string of wet storms that have blanketed the Sierra with a snowpack with water content almost 200 percent above normal and drenched sections of California with as much as 10 inches of rain wasn't supposed to happen.
Just seven years after California voters ushered a man more famous for his movie roles than his politics into the governor's office, they're replacing him with a man who left the post more than 27 years ago.
Michele Flores is celebrating the change of season.
More than 500 voters helped pick the six winners in the first Manteca Bulletin Holiday Lights & Decorating contest.
Criminal charges could emerge from more than 100 consumer complaints in the wake of Aqua Pool & Spa's abrupt closure.
Editor's note: The following is the last in a series recapping Manteca's history as 2010 draws to a close.
Barnwood Arms gun shop owner Joe Mangelos is hosting veteran Hollywood actor R. Lee Ermey and his son Clinton to a buffalo hunt today in the Railroad Flat area of the Mother Lode.
On one side of the aisle are the obligatory New Year's resolutions like quitting smoking, losing weight and taking up a new hobby.
Lathrop and Manteca have already done the preliminary work to ensure they're in compliance with the state's 200-year-flood levee improvement project.
Brian Hunt loves to play tag because he doesn't think Christians should hide their faith.
Five blue stars across the bottom of the World War II mural being dedicated Saturday reflects a rarity that Manteca had by having one family with five sons serving in the various branches of military during the war.
The recall attempt against a pair of Manteca Unified School District trustees has gained national attention.
Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.
The Phantom Fireworks booth at Main Street Plaza is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Ripon Future Farmers of America.
Three years ago Manteca city officials told John and Vivien Griffin their fence was no longer considered in violation after the Chadwick Square homeowners were able to prove it wasn't a safety problem as a complaint made at that time contended.
It has been five years since the Manteca High School Athletic Boosters last had a fireworks booth.
MODESTO - The blueberry picking days of summer are drawing to a close early this year.
For nearly four decades the Three Rivers Indian Lodge has turned its rural Manteca complex into the place to be for Native Americans from throughout the West on Fourth of July weekend.
The public is being invited to tour the Ripon Police Department quarters on Wilma Avenue on Wednesday from 2 until 7 p.m.
A rural Manteca woman, alone in her bathroom, fled out the back door of her home to the safety of a neighbor as an alleged woman burglar with three dogs entered her front door.
A special session of the Ripon City Council is planned tonight to consider adopting the North Pointe Specific Plan and General Plan Amendment.
High school students at Ripon's virtual California Connections Academy graduated its third consecutive class of high school seniors recently at the University of the Pacific in Stockton.
Manteca's Fourth of July some 74 years ago was tempered by fear.