PLEASANTON - The 147th Scottish Highland Gathering & Games on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 1-2 at the Alameda County fairgrounds features the U.S. Marine Band San Diego and the L.A. Scots Grade I Pipe Band appearing together side-by-side.
MODESTO - The Slim Man Live CD release concert takes place Friday, Sept. 14, .in the garden at the Tuolumne River Lodge at 2429 River Road in Modesto just across the river from the airport runway.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Just 22, Isaac Hernandez already had performed from Havana to Moscow to Jackson, Mississippi, not to mention four years as a professional with the San Francisco Ballet.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood blockbusters as "Top Gun," ''Days of Thunder" and "Beverly Hills Cop II," died Sunday after jumping from a Los Angeles County bridge, authorities said.
BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - A Los Angeles restaurant is offering a deal to customers who agree to look at their fellow diners instead of their phone screens.
SONORA - Join Sierra Rep for a fun and frantic wedding day like no other this summer as they present "There Goes the Bride", a mad-cap dash to the altar with an unexpected twist.
STOCKTON - The Bob & Tom Comedy All-Stars Tour stops at the Bob Hope Theatre on Friday, Oct, 12.
MODESTO - The 2012 Wild West Gala, Jeans & Jewels benefitting the Society for Handicapped Children & Adults will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Durrer Barn in Modesto.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch rapped that he wouldn't "sell my songs for no TV ad." His will shows he wanted to make sure that held true after his death, too.
NEW YORK (AP) - After years of breathless anticipation - at least on the part of the tabloids - Jennifer Aniston is finally ready to wed again.
STOCKTON - Delta College's Center for the Arts L.H. Horton Jr. Gallery presents the 7th Annual Visions in Clay Exhibition and Awards Competition from Aug. 16 through Sept. 13.
STOCKTON - Ballroom Bootcamp and Parache Dance Studio are presenting the "5th Annual Stockton Showcase" of dancing on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 2 to 6 p.m.at the Stockton Golf and Country Club, 3800 W. Country Club Blvd.
NEW YORK (AP) - Marvin Hamlisch was blessed with perfect pitch and an infallible ear. "I heard sounds that other children didn't hear," he wrote in his autobiography.
BURBANK (AP) - Police were called to a Costco store in a Los Angeles suburb after comedian Joan Rivers handcuffed herself to a shopping cart to protest the store, which is not selling her latest book.
NEW YORK (AP) - In a world more to his liking, Gore Vidal might have been president, or even king. He had an aristocrat's bearing - tall, handsome and composed - and an authoritative baritone ideal for summoning an aide or courtier.
LA GRANGE -The La Grange Rodeo is Sunday, April 6, at 1 p.m. at the La Grange Rodeo
VALLECITO - Looking for something that pairs perfectly with a 2012 Tempranillo, and is more fun than a barrel of rubber chickens?
MODESTO – The International Club of Modesto Junior College will hold its annual International Dinner on Saturday, March 22, at 6 p.m. in the social hall of Emanuel Lutheran Church, located at the corner of College and Stoddard Avenues in Modesto.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents Ultrabeats – Electronic Music Concert on Wednesday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fans upset about a main character's death in the just-concluded episode of MTV's "Teen Wolf" have a special place to go to vent.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans of all ages still pay heed to serious news even as they seek out the lighter stuff, choosing their own way across a media landscape that no longer relies on front pages and evening newscasts to dictate what's worth knowing, according to a new study from the Media Insight Project.
BOW, N.H. (AP) - Combine Twister, paint-by-numbers and the ancient Hindu practice of breath control, meditation and poses, and you get Yoga by Numbers.
STOCKTON - When the Stockton Symphony performs its Classics IV concert at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, in Atherton Auditorium on the Delta College campus, members of the audience will have the fortunate opportunity to hear the distinguishing nuances of sound that emanate from the viola versus the violin.
NEW YORK (AP) - Keith Richards is writing a children's book. He really is.
MODESTO – It is competitive, it is educational, and it is a long standing Modesto Junior College agricultural tradition at its best. It is the 61st Annual Future Farmers of America Field Day hosted by the MJC Agriculture & Environmental Sciences Division and Young Farmers. The Field Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 29.
STOCKTON - Everybody's favorite ogre is coming to the stage.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Ports Anchor Fund will host a free FanFest on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 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.