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.
Law and order isn't cheap.
It could take up to 40 years for Union Pacific to almost triple the size of its Lathrop intermodal facility that transfers truck trailers to and from railroad cars.
The CHP confirmed Monday that a man who had been seen running out of a vineyard on Lathrop Road over the weekend and listed as a John Doe had received major injuries when a truck ran over him near Austin Road at about 2 p.m. Friday.
The California Department of Transportation will alternately close the northbound and southbound on and off-ramps from Highway 99 to French Camp Road for electrical work.
Manteca author Michele Savage has published her new hard cover book "The Green Aisle's Healthy Smoothies and Slushies."
Ripona School fifth grader James Page entered a AAA Insurance essay contest and brought home the bacon for his school with $1,500 for the school and $50 for himself.
The effort to whittle away at water guzzling front yard grass may soon restrict how much turf new homes can have plus require major renovations of existing yards to reduce lawn area.
Manteca Unified will again serve summer lunches starting Tuesday to more 2,500 children ages 2 to 18 at 39 locations throughout the district.
Kevin O'Neill has spent 28 years devoting his springs and summers to making sure various Little Leagues are functioning physically as well as teaching youth the fundamentals of baseball, sportsmanship and to have fun.
The Manteca City Council chambers could have Americans with Disabilities Act compliant restrooms by October.
Here's an impressive Top 10 list.
It's a myth that never dies - property taxes pay for all city services you access.
The debate about whether to loan the Post 6311 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars $50,000 to help pay for a commercial kitchen for the new Moffat Community Center that they will use has gotten a bit more complex.
Don't tell Anis Guedoir that these are the "best days of our lives."
At Thursday's Lathrop High graduation, Principal Michael Horwood described the Class of 2015 as a very "special group."