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.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.
Manteca Unified students may soon start growing future jobs.
The first time that Gary Scharmann officiated a varsity high school football game he made a tackle.
STOCKTON - A pair of giant water diversion tunnels proposed for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could violate the federal Clean Water Act and increase harm to endangered fish species, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which released its formal comment on the project Thursday.
A barrage of illegal fireworks set off by a house fire made several hits on a Manteca fire truck and narrowly missed firefighters as they were scrambling to get fire hoses in place at a Thursday evening house fire in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue.
December is three months away. But every moment between now and then will count for a group of young students at Manteca's Universal Dance Company.
Explosions and shooting fireworks raised additional havoc Thursday as a fire swept through a two-story home in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue just two blocks from the Louise Avenue fire station.
Joe Freitas - part of the World War II generation of leaders who returned home from war to lay the ground work for Manteca's future- passed away Thursday. He was 88.
LATHROP – California is facing a water emergency.
It was another day of sad good-byes and warm hugs and loads of memories as Isadore's Restaurant served its last lunch to longtime friends and customers Thursday noon.
TURLOCK – Tim Guerino knows that the model works.
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.