STOCKTON - A full program of Beethoven is in store when the Stockton Symphony begins its Classics season on Thursday, Nov. 15.
HALF MOON BAY–– The 42nd Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival is expected to draw hordes of visitors to the "World Pumpkin Capital" for a fun-filled festival on historic Main Street this Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
STOCKTON - Chris Brubeck opens the Stockton Symphony's Classics season with a Mini-Brubeck Festival on Thursday, Oct. 11, and Saturday, Oct. 13.
TRACY – Starbucks Coffee Company and the Women's Center – Youth & Family Services are teaming up to host the 10th Annual "Break the Silence on Domestic Violence" Walk-A-Thon in Tracy on Saturday, Oct. 13.
New Sierra Rep play captures the hard angles of love, war & life transitions
MODESTO - Sierra High graduate and "The Voice" finalist Lindsey Pavao is performing on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at a Modesto Sound teen recording and creative arts studio concert fundraiser at the home of one of Modesto Sound's board members.
COLUMBIA - The 28th annual Harvest Festifall will be held in Columbia State Historic Park on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13-14.
STOCKTON - Members of University of the Pacific's 2012-13 Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet will perform the world premiere of Chris Brubeck's Adventure for Jazz Quintet and Orchestra with the Stockton Symphony when it begins its Classics season on Thursday, Oct. 11.
RIPON - A soft-spoken man of faith – retired National Guardsman Bill DeKok – told Rotarians Wednesday noon how he had survived a death sentence from pancreatic cancer.
COLUMBIA - The Columbia Chamber of Commerce is staging the 30th annual Fiddle & Bango contest plus chili cook-off on Saturday Oct. 6.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Chorale will bring a celebration of music by and about women who are Saints, Queens and Mothers on Nov. 2 and 4.
East Bay Mudd band helps power Pumpkin Fair Main Stage music
Texas Hold 'Em players that manage to win at the Give Every Child A Chance 12th Annual Kings and Queens Casino Night Fundraiser on Saturday will make out like bandits.
MODESTO - Just in time for the 2012 presidential election, the Modesto Film Society's Cinema Club presents the political satire "Being There" on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m., at Modesto's Historic State Theatre.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Great Valley Museum and Science, Mathematics and Engineering Division are hosting a family oriented Science Fest with the theme "Wild Planet Day" on Saturday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) - They say you can never be too rich or too thin. Surely it goes without saying that you can't be too good-looking, either, right? Especially in Hollywood.
NEW YORK (AP) - Adam Lambert has never paid attention to the haters, and he won't start now as the lead singer for the rock band Queen on their upcoming summer tour.
SONORA - Sierra Repertory Theatre continues to celebrate the start of its 35th Anniversary season with its first-ever Directors Brunch.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Paula Deen says she relates to football player Michael Sam and his desire to avoid being labeled.
NEW YORK (AP) - There's one name David Arquette's expectant girlfriend will not allow for their baby boy: Astro.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Was it Lee Daniels' "The Butler," the folk rock bio pic "Inside Llewyn Davis," or Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine"?
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Like the annual Tournament of Roses parade, the Oscars are usually blessed with standard Southern California weather: sunshine and blue skies.
• OSCARS TO STREAM LIVE ONLINE FOR FIRST TIME: LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Academy Awards ceremony will stream live online for the first time to select cable providers in eight U.S. cities.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jim Lange, the first host of the popular game show "The Dating Game," has died at his home in Mill Valley. He was 81.
The Spring Fishing Classic at Bass Pro Shops, 1356 Bass Pro Drive in Manteca provides adults, children and families the chance to learn how to fish at no cost.
MODESTO - Marcelo Molina and Carolina Vazquez, 2011and 2013 Argentine Tango USA Stage Champions, will return to Modesto on Saturday, March 1, for two workshops and to perform at a milonga (tango party).
STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the California State Department of Fish and Game will plant 2,700 pounds of trout at Oak Grove Regional Park for the 11th Annual Bob McMillen Memorial Fishing Tournament on Saturday, March 1.
"Caddyshack." ''National Lampoon's Animal House." ''Ghostbusters." ''Groundhog Day." ''Stripes."
TURLOCK – Unexpected instrumentation produces unsurpassed results when the Sixth Floor Trio presents their continuum of styles and cultures at the historic Turlock Community Theatre on Tuesday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m.
BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - Leonardo DiCaprio is poking his head out of a poolside room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.