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.
LATHROP – The City of Lathrop is trying to decide whether it should continue contracting its police services with San Joaquin County or try other more feasible and cost-effective alternatives.
Manteca hit a milestone this year when the city's 60th park was completed.
Bingo is back at St. Anthony's. Not in the form of a weekly fund-raiser for the school as it was for many years. This time, its comeback is a short two-day entertainment venue incorporated into the annual Harvest Festival set for the weekend of Sept. 20-21.
Normally it's Carol Davis that has to visit Congressman Jeff Denham's office to ask for money.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is studying a pressurized water system between Woodward Reservoir and the Van Groningen Road reservoir near Escalon that could save enough water to supply all of the current needs of Manteca and Lathrop.
Amazon's 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center off of Chrissman Road in rural Tracy was a feather in the cap for the South County when the company began distribution operations last fall.
The Manteca Pregnancy Help Center is marking three high-water marks this year.
Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.
The 29th annual Our Lady of Fatima celebration at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon will be held Friday, Aug. 29, to Sunday, Aug. 31. The public is invited.
Next month's community summit on the homeless could end up being much ado about nothing.
Many older schools in Manteca Unified are showing their age. That is evidenced in the number of repairs and upgrades that they need, as shown in a draft project list that was prepared and presented to the Board of Trustees at the beginning of the year.
Boy Scout merit badges are about learning skills to help frame a positive life in whatever profession they choose.
NAPA (AP) - The strongest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn on Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging historic buildings and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses in California's wine country.
Last month, the City of Ripon saved 8.7 percent in total water consumption based a numbers from a year ago.
LATHROP – It didn't matter to Darwinder Dhoot that 77 percent of those that voted in November of 2012 wanted it.
The Napa Valley area is under a state of emergency following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck between Napa and American Canyon at 3:20 a.m. today. This was the largest earthquake in the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, almost 25 years ago.