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.
A 20-year-old man was fatally stabbed Monday shortly after 10 p.m. in the 1100 block of Mt. Dew Avenue, dying an hour later at an area hospital.
Ripon High has used a policy for the past two years that complies with the California Interscholastic Federation bylaws to determine the eligibility of student athletes.
Weston Ranch residents will now have some relief when the grueling Central Valley pounds the area this summer by allowing a Stockton non-profit to operate swimming programs at Weston Ranch High School.
The world's oldest profession is flourishing in Manteca.
Bad debt write-offs for non-payment of municipal utilities are down almost 46 percent from the peak of $261,954 in 2010 at the mid-point of the foreclosure crisis.
A robbery is in progress. Someone is being physically attacked. An accident with injuries has just occurred.
What others see as junk, Dana and Robert Mankin see beautiful furniture.
Want to stay cool this Tuesday?
Future Great Wolf guests will pay up to $116.2 million in the form of room taxes to finance the building of city-owned improvements such as a conference center and public parking that would be built as part of McWhinney Development's 500-room resort and indoor waterpark project.
Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District will meet today in a special session, in part, to adopt a 2015-16 budget coupled with the multiyear fiscal projection.
Northbound motorists spotted a man's body just beyond the freeway fence of Highway 99 as they were approaching the transition ramp to the westbound Highway 120 Bypass at 9 a.m. Sunday.
The San Joaquin AgFest Junior Show and Auction is set to begin on Tuesday.
Fences, contrary to the old saying, apparently do not make good neighbors in some sections of Manteca.
Like all murals in downtown Manteca, the one honoring those who served in World War II tells a story.
A curtailment order issued Friday by the state Department of Water Resources means the faucets of at least 9,650 San Joaquin County residents may go dry in the coming months.