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.
Dennis Williams thinks that it's about time that Manteca gets a much-needed fine dining restaurant.
Dave Bricker's "last day" as Manteca's full-time police chief was Thursday.
Sure the fireworks on San Francisco's Embarcadero sparkle and the revelry is legendary.
Manteca resident Russell Wayne Otto, 58, is going to prison after being convicted on multiple sexual abuse charges.
Alexander Bronson - elected to represent an area of Manteca just six months ago - is no longer a Manteca Unified School District trustee.
Homes built in Manteca on corner lots after July 16 may not be able to have more than 25 percent of their side yards that are visible from the street planted in turf.
Namrta Gill is one of three valedictorians at Lathrop High.
The Manteca Unified School District Board was supposed to vote on Tuesday whether they were going to censure trustee Sam Fant for his role in a public political flap that many believe was another step in the fight over getting ousted Weston Ranch Principal Jose Fregoso removed from his position.
Two educational workshops are planned in the Ripon council chambers over the next two weeks with tips and procedures to follow concerning water conservation, according to Ted Johnston, public works director.
The National Weather Service has issued a rare advisory telling Central Valley residents to turn off their lawn sprinklers today through at least Saturday to conserve water as a storm is expected to drop up to 0.25 inches of rain.
The drought teamed up with high winds Monday to deliver an example of what South County residents may be dealing with this summer - severe dust storms.
The Christopher Braley Wounded Warriors 5K Run/Walk is set for Sunday, May 24, as part of the Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration at Woodward Park.
It was a noon time event filled with food, games, prizes, and dancing.
Business is booming at Doctors Hospital of Manteca's emergency room.
During her days at Great Valley Elementary School, Maggy Mijares looked forward to farm day.
It is costing $80,000 to stage this year's Memorial Weekend Commemoration at Woodward Park that includes the Vietnam Memorial Wall Traveling Tribute.
Rules proposed to limit lawns of new homes to no more than 25 percent of the 35 percent of the required landscaping area for the front yard will not apply to existing homes.
Almond Ace Packing- a grower-owned almond processing and export company - has purchased its current processing plant and surrounding real estate along with an option to more than double its production campus and footprint over the next five years.