RIPON – It isn't uncommon for Peacha Sokk to put her pen on paper even after school wraps up for the day.
The shackles and chains around Michelle Duran's hands as she stood in the Bank of Stockton lobby made it clear that she wasn't going anywhere.
The Ramos Brothers Circus is in Manteca through Monday at 1300 N. Main St. Showtimes are 8 p.m. tonight, Saturday at 5 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 5 p.m., and Monday at 8 p.m. General admission is $20, preferred seating is $25, and front row seating is $30. Children under 12 are $10.
Low-income residents of San Joaquin County will be able to obtain free government surplus food, Thursday, Oct. 15 at locations throughout San Joaquin County. Distribution will continue until supplies are exhausted.
Manteca's next fire station is now targeted for Airport Way on the northwest corner of the 1,420-home Del Webb at Woodbridge neighborhood.
LATHROP - Every year, the Lathrop Police Services offers a number of crime-prevention and drug-intervention programs that have consistently been popular with residents.
Robyn Glover knew that when she auditioned for the Manteca Idol competition that she'd get a chance to perform and meet people from all walks of life.
The Give Every Child a Chance after school program conducted a Mad Science demonstration on Wednesday at Shasta School.
Judy Vasquez is the featured speaker during the Manteca Historical Society's program that takes place tonight at 7 p.m.
RIPON - The third annual health fair is planned for Saturday, Oct. 17, in the Ripon Athletic Club parking lot as part of Ripon's Main Street Days.
A commitment to helping municipal employees have competitive pay with comparable jurisdictions when the job market and economy was hot was one of the major factors setting up Manteca's $14 million deficit.
Mike Moore equates it to doing Jesus Christ's work outside of the box as in the four walls of a church.
Manteca's homeless problem is multi-faceted.
There will be even less polling locations this year on Election Day. Blame that on the increase in the number of absentee ballots being requested and returned days before Election Day.
The $1 million "beautification" of Louise Avenue using state tax dollars restricted for that purpose has plenty of detractors.
Santa is getting new digs.
The final Manteca Bulletin golden pumpkin worth $100 is being hidden on Wednesday.
A special mental illness forum is set for Doctors Hospital of Manteca Wednesday from 6 until 7:30 p.m. in the Conference Center on the North Street campus.
Pity the folks within several blocks of Sierra High trying to have a nice quiet Friday evening watching the World Series on television.
Lathrop's newest house of worship, which is holding a grand opening Sunday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m., is called Thrive Church for a reason.
The loss of farmland to build employment centers, retail and housing as part of the Austin Road Business Park could cost developers as much as $15.2 million.
Fire in a mobile home Sunday morning at the El Rancho Mobile Home Park, Space 38, in the 1800 block of East Yosemite Avenue resulted in a $70,000 loss to the structure and $35,000 to its contents, according to Manteca Fire Battalion Chief David Marques.
Live and silent auctions were part of the well-attended roast for retiring Mayor Willie Weatherford Thursday night at the Manteca Senior Center netting some $13,000 for the building fund for a new VFW hall that will be built on Moffat Boulevard.
The tallest "pine tree" in Manteca is going to be "planted" along Button Avenue.
Manteca mayoral candidate Ben Cantu started hitting the campaign trail a year ago. That may be too early to some but, as it turns out, he is right on the vote.
• The Banta Inn – The building stands alone – tucked along a set of railroad tracks in a desolate area outside of Tracy. And the story of how it came to be, and its subsequent history, makes this rural destination popular with weekenders traveling through the Central Valley an interesting – if not unnerving – stop. It was originally built by Frank Gallegos, an alleged member of Joaquin Murrieta's band of outlaws – a group that migrated from Mexico to California's Central Valley during the Gold Rush, attacking wagon trains and allegedly killing upwards of 40 people. The man believed to be Murrieta ...
Every day is Halloween for San Joaquin Valley Paranormal Research.