STOCKTON - Stockton native and Ultimate Fighting Championships headliner Nick Diaz will launch his new promotion, WAR, on Saturday, June 22, at 5 p.m. at the Stockton Arena.
STOCKTON - Frankie & Annette are in concert Saturday, June 8, at 7 p.m. at the Emerson Coffee House at the First Unitarian Universalist, 2737 Pacific Ave.
*WHAT: Ropin' on the River Rodeo
STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will host the 29th annual Catfish Derby on Saturday, June 1, at Oak Grove Regional Park. Gates open at 6:15 a.m.
The Ripon Christian Middle School Band played the processional as some 70 eighth graders marched into the Ripon Christian High School gymnasium Thursday night to receive their diplomas of graduation for nine years of study.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The commemoration of this year's milestone anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg will include amenities that soldiers would have relished 150 years ago.
DEAR DIDI: What is the point of having a dog if you have to keep it on a leash or in a crate all of the time? Can't we just let them be dogs? -Manteca Citizen
NEW YORK (AP) - The most striking thing about the broadcast TV networks announcing their new fall schedules this past week was how little that actually meant.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Randy Jackson isn't sure which budding diva will take the crown on "American Idol."
MODESTO - Part of the young and enthusiastic new guard of Argentine tango dancers working to preserve and spread tango traditions, Eva Garlez & Pablo Rodriguez will visit Modesto on their U.S. tour.
SACRAMENTO - The State Fair is celebrating its 160th Anniversary by counting down 60 days until the opening of the Fair on July 12 with "60 Days of Giveaways".
MURPHYS – Ironstone Vineyards, the premiere outdoor entertainment venue of the California Gold Country, has announced the line-up for their 2013 Summer Concert Series.
WHAT: 21st annual Oakdale Chocolate Festival
Social media raises concern about Disney trademark
NEW YORK (AP) - Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson will have prominent roles in new television series that NBC has decided to air next season.
NEW YORK (AP) - Entertainer-songwriter Elton John is declaring his support of the Russian people, and he says they still accept him despite that country's harsh new anti-gay law.
NEW YORK (AP) - The airing of a J.D. Salinger documentary has returned "The Catcher in the Rye" to the top of best-seller lists.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Predicting who will come up with the next morning's water-cooler moment at the Grammy Awards is just as difficult as guessing who will win album of the year.
TUOLUMNE – Michael Jackson fans won't want to miss the electrifying Foreverland tribute band performing at Black Oak Casino Resort on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 9 p.m.
PASADENA (AP) - Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight" show, which debuts next month with actor Will Smith and U2 as guests, will look familiar to people who appreciate his current work in the time slot following Jay Leno.
PASADENA (AP) - Sting and Paul Simon are rehearsing for their upcoming tour, a couple of longtime friends and neighbors preparing to take turns singing some of each other's biggest hits.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - In a hydra-headed Oscar race, "American Hustle," ''12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" all have legitimate claims to favorite status. And that's a good thing.
1. Best Picture: "American Hustle," ''Captain Phillips," ''Dallas Buyers Club," ''Gravity," ''Her," ''Nebraska," ''Philomena," ''12 Years a Slave," ''The Wolf of Wall Street."
FIRST-TIMERS: It's never too late for an Academy Award nomination. Just ask June Squibb, who is a first-time Oscar nominee for her supporting role in "Nebraska" at 84 years old. Other first-time acting nominees joining her this year are Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew McConaughey, Barkhad Abdi, Michael Fassbender, Jared Leto, Sally Hawkins and Lupita Nyong'o.