SODA SPILLS, FREEZES ON PA. ROAD WHEN RIGS CRASH: READING, Pa. (AP) - Everyone knows soda can be bad for your teeth. Sometimes, it can apparently threaten the morning commute, too.
DID OR DIDN'T SHE? BEYONCE QUESTIONED ON LIP SYNC: WASHINGTON (AP) - There's no question Beyonce's rendition of the national anthem was a roaring success. The mystery: was it live or lip synced?
My husband Oly and I have had a January tradition for several years. We visit the Merced National Wildlife Refuge to see the white geese.
STOCKTON - Stockton Civic Theatre Director James Reed has cast the musical, "Little Shop of Horrors," scheduled to open at SCT on March 6.
NEW YORK (AP) - Billboard is undergoing a revamp with the help of its newest Icon.
NEW YORK (AP) - Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o will be interviewed by Katie Couric, the first on-camera interview given by the All-American since news broke about the dead girlfriend hoax.
LIVERMORE - Las Positas College announced today that the College, in conjunction with its partner and co-sponsor, Sandia National Laboratories will host the 2013 Regional Science Bowl for high school students.
MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Visual Arts Club is announcing the opening of an exhibition of long time MJC Art Professor Jerry Reilly.
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) - Despite equal representation of male and female filmmakers at this year's Sundance Film Festival, a new study shows there has been little change in the number of women working as directors and producers at the independent-film showcase over the past decade.
TURLOCK – "America's Beloved Tenor" Daniel Rodriguez and international soprano sensation Marla Kavanaugh will perform an exhilarating program of vocal works at the historic Turlock Community Theatre on Monday, Feb. 11, at 7:30 p.m.
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) - Sebastian Junger wishes his latest Sundance Film Festival documentary never had to be made.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The "baby dolls," an on-again, off-again Mardi Gras tradition of New Orleans' African-American community, are on again.
Oakdale artist Joan Cardoza's "take it off" depicting a boy and his horse earned Best of Show honors at the 25th annual Delicato Fine Art Show.
STOCKTON – Rhythm and blues artist Keith Sweat is performing Sunday, Feb. 17, at 8 p.m. at the Bob Hope Theatre.
Entries are now accepted for the annual Elizabeth Specht Memorial Miniatures in Mariposa juried exhibition. Deadline for entries is March 1, with the exhibition to open on March 5. The awards presentation will be held on March 24 at the Sierra Artist Gallery, Highway 140 and 6th Street in Mariposa.
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.
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."