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.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the film "Tough Guise 2" on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.
SONORA - Sierra Repertory Theatre opens its 2014 season this March with the epic Les Miserables.
PLEASANTON – A cornucopia of 100-plus exhibitor booths displaying the latest tackle, clothing and fly-fishing accessories will be joined by destinations from Alaska to Argentina greeting visitors when the annual Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show opens Feb. 21-23 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.
MODESTO -The Modesto Junior College Theatre Department and Gallo Center for the Arts will present Thornton Wilder's classic 1938 comedy/drama Our Town on March 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. and March 15 and 16 at 2 p.m. in the Foster Theatre of the Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I Street in Modesto.
STOCKTON - The Ying Quartet is returning to the University of the Pacific on Sunday, April 6.
NEW YORK (AP) - Milton Berle was the funnyman whose pioneering presence in the nation's living rooms earned him the title Mr. Television.
STOCKTON – Comedian Steve Martin backed by the Steep Canyon Rangers bluegrass band are appearing Saturday, March 15, at the Bob Hope Theatre in downtown Stockton.
STOCKTON - To the delight of Hepcats, Lindy Hoppers and lovers of Swing Jazz, the brassy, all-singing, all-dancing, all-American 1940s musical revue, In The Mood is coming to Stockton in celebration of its 20th season.
MODESTO – Modesto Junior College Dance and Theatre will present Off~Balance in Repertory Concert on Feb. 19, 20, 21, and 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. in the MJC Performing and Media Arts Center Auditorium. "It's All About What Inspires You…" is the theme of this year's performance.
NEW YORK (AP) - A sudden change in the weather means real money for Paul Falavolito. When a snowstorm rolls in, the chief of a small, non-profit ambulance service in White Oak, Pa., has to keep paramedics in ambulance bays longer. If there's a break in the weather, he can let idling crews go home rather than paying them overtime.
NEW YORK (AP) - Discovery Channel plans a live broadcast of the first wingsuit flight off the summit of Mount Everest.
Manteca Mayor's Committee on the Arts 4th Annual Chili Cook Off is set for Sunday, Feb. 23, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.
TORONTO (AP) - Pop star Justin Bieber is giving Toronto Mayor Rob Ford a brief respite as Canada's favorite bad boy and butt of all jokes.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis might shop at thrift shops, but they now have a ton of Grammy gold.
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC is confirming that Bill Cosby is developing a possible new sitcom he would star in.