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.
Poker run goes to veterans assistance effort The American Legion Riders Valley Poker Run is planned for Saturday throughout the Central Valley. Chapter 263 of Escalon and Chapter 249 of Manteca are serving as organizers for the inaugural event that begins at Delta Power Sports, 17605 S. Manthey Road in Lathrop, and concludes at Main Street Park in downtown Escalon. Included will be live music, a barbecue and raffle. Cost is $20 per person. ...
Daisy Girl Scout Troop 1696 conducted a bridging over ceremony Saturday at Greystone Park. The event marked the girls' advancement into the Brownies.
Student mural contest offers winner $250 The Manteca Mural Society is hosting its very first Student Mural Contest where a student or group of students who attend or live within Manteca Unified School District boundaries has/have an opportunity to paint a mural on a building located in Manteca. Contestants must submit a mural design to the Manteca Mural Society by Dec. 1. The winning design will be awarded $250; second place will receive $100; ...
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.
Not everyone thinks spending $30,000 for a "high visibility" crosswalk on Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive is a wise move.
Tiffany Garland scanned the phone list and looked for people that she thought might be willing to make donations.
Folks in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop counted their blessings and then shared them with the less fortunate.
The sign on the side of the closet on wheels said it all: "The church has left the building."
The Manteca Senior Center, 275 Cherry Lane, will host the annual Breakfast with Santa youth event on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 9 a.m.
The Women of the Moose will be hosting a Holiday Boutique as a fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Manteca Moose Lodge, 1185 N. Main Street.
OAKLAND (AP) - Authorities say a woman jumped from the third level deck of the Oakland Raiders' home stadium, injuring herself and a man who tried to catch her.
The investigation is continuing into the exact cause of a solo accident in which a truck hauling 50 tons of rice straw plunged off the Clavey River Bridge Friday morning. The driver, Tyler Jennings Wilson of Manteca, 26, was killed.
Flames and billowing black smoke that could be seen for several miles resulted from a fire that caused $230,000 in damage to a Manteca home in the 400 block of Chestnut Avenue in north central area Manteca about 1 p.m. Sunday.
Commemorative wine glasses are being provided for the three hour "Taste of Ripon" Wine stroll on Thursday, Dec. 5, courtesy of the McManis Winery as part of the $25 ticket donation to the Ripon Chamber of Commerce.
For the past seven years, the City of Manteca has been required to notify residents that some water delivered by the City was out of compliance with regulatory requirements. The primary cause of the non-compliance was arsenic, a naturally occurring element commonly found in ground water.
It was over two years ago that Neal Plymate ran away from home.
Manteca Unified's Transitional Student Success Program can be a haven for homeless students.
Stacy Ochoa recently helped a family housed in a local shelter with five children on a shopping spree.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District may take water conservation to the next level.