6 Things To Do This Week

Things to do this week including an evening with Audra McDonald at the Gallo Center, the Newman Fall Festival and the return of the Strawberry Music Festival.

This week's circulars

In Depth

Modesto, MID put costly legal fight on hold

At odds over who pays $9 million for water plant expansion

Will try to resolve it between themselves, avoid more legal costs

Will also talk about common interests, such as recharging groundwater

Junior Kendra Gonzales is believed to be the first female football player in more than a decade at Modesto High, the city's oldest high school. Gonzales is a wide receiver, and though she's not the tallest or fastest, she got to play the final series in a season-opening 42-21 victory over Ceres. Since the start of summer, coach Donnie Wallace said Gonzales has been one of the most committee players on the team. JAMES BURNS (@jburns1980)/jburns@modbee.com