STOCKTON - Country music superstar Martina McBride is performing Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the Bob Hope Theater.
Dan Edward can hear the words like it was yesterday.
HALF MOON BAY - For a remarkable and singular experience, there's nothing that matches up to the Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show - Half Moon Bay's massive celebration of mechanical ingenuity, power and style on April 28-29.
STOKCTON - Shaquille O'Neal, through his company Shaq Entertainment, is presenting Shaq's All-Star Comedy Jam Tour on Sunday, May 27, at the Bob Hope Theater.
SACRAMENTO - The California State Railroad Museum is hosting the first "Trains & Tripods Photo Workshop & Lighting Seminar" for 2012.
STOCKTON - Northern California's own and No. 1-ranked competitive eater Joey Chestnut will return to the 27th Annual Stockton Asparagus Festival in search of the seventh asparagus-eating title of his career at the World Fried Asparagus Eating Championship.
MODESTO - Prospect Theater Project and The Gallo Center for the Arts are joining again to bring John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning novel, The Grapes of Wrath, to the Gallo Center stage May 4-5 and 9-13.
The Manteca Spring Family Carnival is Thursday, April 19, through Sunday, April 22, adjacent to McDonalds, 1311 East Yosemite.
STOCKTON – In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the United Farm Workers (UFW) announce the Kris Kristofferson & Friends Concert Series beginning June 15 thru June 22 in cities across California.
STOCKTON - Stockton Civic Theatre's Artistic Director has cast the final production of the 2011-2012 season, "Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," scheduled to open at SCT on June 27.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Battleship" steams into movie theaters overseas this week, giving international audiences the first chance to decide whether a board game-based movie is sea-worthy.
OAKDALE - With some of the toughest rodeo animals in the West and cowboys of the same caliber, the 61st annual Oakdale Rodeo promises competition, thrills, and a showcase for some of the top rodeo riders.
MODESTO - Prospect Theater Project and The Gallo Center for the Arts are joining again to bring John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning novel, "The Grapes of Wrath," to the Gallo Center stage May 4-5 and 9-13.
MODESTO - The Central Valley Music Group, in Association with EHP Latino, is presenting what has become one of the hottest and most talked about annual Latin festivals in the Central Valley, the 5th Annual Hot Latin Nights Music Festival & Car Show, set for Saturday, May 5.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ronnie Wood says the Rolling Stones will meet in a recording studio later this month "to just throw some ideas around."
NEW YORK (AP) - It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare.
PLEASANTON - The 1st Battalion Pipes & Drums Scots Guards and the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band have been signed to perform at the 149th Scottish Highland Gathering & Games, set for this Saturday and Sunday during Labor Day weekend at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.
NEW YORK (AP) - While the new broadcast season will bring many potential delights, a handful of fall entries fall far short. Fair warning from a critic looking out for you:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Network comedies including "The Big Bang Theory" and "Modern Family" started out strong at Monday's Emmy Awards, and so did "True Detective" nominee Matthew McConaughey - even before his category came up.
MURPHYS - The 18th annual Ironstone Concours d'Elegance will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys.
VALLECITO - The John Jorgenson Quintet performs Saturday, Aug. 23, at Twisted Oak Winery in Vallecito starting at 7:30 p.m.
MIAMI (AP) - Justin Bieber will plead guilty to lesser charges stemming from his arrest in South Florida in what police initially described as an illegal street drag race, two people directly involved in the case told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
TIBURON (AP) - Robin Williams, the Academy Award winner and comic supernova whose explosions of pop culture riffs and impressions dazzled audiences for decades and made him a gleamy-eyed laureate for the Information Age, died Monday in an apparent suicide. He was 63.
MODESTO - The Modesto Symphony Orchestra will present its 20th annual outdoor concert, Picnic at the Pops! on Saturday, Sept. 6, on the grounds of the E&J Gallo Winery.
STOCKTON - Everything from Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 to the music of Billy Joel, from the dazzling symphonic spectacle of Carmina Burana to the anticipated return of Cirque de la Symphonie, from classical music inspired by planets far, far away to some of the best known compositions of Leonard Bernstein is part of the Stockton Symphony's 2014-15 Season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The studio that produces "The Big Bang Theory" said it has reached contract deals with the sitcom's cast.
LODI - Visit and pet a variety of live farm animals every weekend this August at the new Critter Corral at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum in Micke Grove Regional Park. Encounters with the animals are free with regular Museum admission, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., through Aug. 31.
MIAMI (AP) - A Miami-Dade County judge has postponed a hearing to determine whether Justin Bieber will be tried on charges of driving under the influence and resisting arrest.
Kodi Mattox has always wanted to play Horton from Dr. Seuss book, 'Horton Hears a Who.'
Bass Pro's Fall Hunting Classic at 1356 Bass Pro Drive in Manteca is set for Aug. 1 to Aug. 17.