NEW YORK (AP) - Vertigo Comics has long cultivated its reputation as home to the odd, unusual and unsettling.
NEW YORK (AP) - The feel-good musical "Kinky Boots," with songs by pop star and Broadway newcomer Cyndi Lauper, won a leading six 2013 Tony Awards on Sunday, including best musical, best score and best leading man.
DEAR DR. ROACH: This is a subject I am reluctant to discuss, but I am at my wits' end and don't know what to do. I am 61 years old. I had a vaginal hysterectomy two years ago because of prolapse. I also have had a bladder lift (about 15 years ago). Everything seemed to have gone well. Once I recovered and was allowed to resume sexual relations, I discovered that I could no longer tolerate penetration. It was extremely painful, and I felt like my vagina suddenly was too small or the muscles were clamped down. It feels ...
DEAR DIDI: My 55 pound Boxer won't stop jumping on people. She is just so enthusiastic when we have guests that she can't help herself. I am worried that she will hurt someone some day. What can I do to help the situation? -Boxer Lover in Lathrop
JAMESTOWN – Railtown 1897 State Historic Park plans to treat dads and granddads extra special this Father's Day - Sunday, June 16 - by pulling out the famous "Movie Star Locomotive" Sierra No. 3 for excursion train rides (regular ticket prices apply).
TUOLUMNE – The charismatic country duo LoCash Cowboys will be performing at Black Oak Casino on Thursday, July 11, at 8 p.m.
Early registration deadline is June 5 to save $5 for the San Joaquin Bike Fest.
STOCKTON - Theresa Caputo, psychic medium and star of the hit TLC show, Long Island Medium, will be appearing live at the Bob Hope Theatre on Saturday, June 8, at 3 and 8 p.m.
DAY AT DISNEYLAND NOW MORE THAN $90: ANAHEIM (AP) - When you wish upon a star, be sure to bring your wallet. Disneyland has raised its ticket prices.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Singer-actress Pia Zadora was arrested at her Las Vegas home over the weekend following a rapidly escalating attempt to impose a bedtime on her teenage son.
STOCKTON - The festivities start this Friday, June 7, as San Joaquin Delta College introduces its new "Summer Street Fair" event from noon to 8 p.m., every Friday through Aug. 9.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Symphony unveiled its 2013-14 season today, featuring five Classics Series concerts and four Pops Series concerts. A detailed list of concerts accompanies this release.
MODESTO – The MJC Theatre Department will present the New Play Fest 2013 on June 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Little Theatre of the Performing and Media Arts Center. The New Play Festival is a staging of world premiere plays written by students in the MJC playwriting class.
MURPHYS – Ironstone Vineyards, the premiere outdoor entertainment venue of the California Gold Country, has announced the line-up for their 2013 Summer Concert Series.
TRACY – The City of Tracy, Cultural Arts Division in collaboration with Anne M. Klint is hosting the premiere of the community-based media project titled, Inhabit Your City: Voices of Tracy.
MODESTO – The Music Departments of Modesto Junior College, San Joaquin Delta College, University of the Pacific and Sacramento State University present the Guitarraganza 2015 – Guitar Festival with six concerts scheduled from March 12 through March 15, including two performances by the critically acclaimed Texas Guitar Quartet.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Theater Department will stage William Shakespeare's tragic love story "Romeo and Juliet" on March 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 & 28 at 7:30 p.m. and March 29 at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto.
Highland Way is bringing Celtic music to the next Ripon Arts League concert set for Thursday, March 12, at the Ripon High multi-use building, 301 N. Acacia, Ripon.
The Modesto Symphony Orchestra led by guest conductor Michael Berkowitz will present "The Sounds of New Orleans: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong" featuring trumpet virtuoso Byron Stripling on both vocals and trumpet, Friday, March 13, at 8 p.m. at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto.
MODESTO – The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer a presentation on "How America Protects its 'Yosemites in the Sea' - the National Marine Sanctuary System" by William Douros, west coast regional director for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.
The Trips N' Tours group based at the Manteca Senior Center offers trips for people of all ages meaning you do not have to be a senior to participate.
NEW YORK (AP) - Famed and infamous heiress Patty Hearst was back in the news Monday after a dog she co-owns won its group at the Westminster Kennel Club show.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - When Universal bumped "Fifty Shades of Grey" from August 2014 to Valentine's Day, 2015, it seemed like a cheesy gimmick. Now that box office results are in, it's clear that was the most brilliant stroke of all.
NEW YORK (AP) - With a measure of anniversary hoopla perhaps exceeded only by the nation's bicentennial, "Saturday Night Live" celebrated its 40th season on Sunday with a 3½-hour gala of stars, laughs and memories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lady Gaga. Jennifer Hudson. Common and John Legend. Adam Levine. Rita Ora. Tegan & Sara. Tim McGraw.
PLEASANTON - The annual Northern California Fly Fishing Show begins the 2015 angling season at the Alameda County Fairgrounds on Friday, Feb. 20, through Sunday, Feb.22.
Charles Darwin's 206th birthday will be celebrated this Saturday at the Manteca Library.
LODI - A new permanent exhibition has been completed at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum. It tells the story of the early American settlers of the region, families who came after the Gold Rush to build farms and futures here. "The Historical Society was extremely fortunate to be able to use the Elliott family as an example of the early settlers. They came from their tallgrass prairie homestead in Illinois to San Joaquin County in 1859," says David Stuart, director of the museum. "Their descendants preserved one of the six wagons that made up the Elliott family wagon train; it ...
The East Union High JROTC Fundraiser Dinner is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 27, at Chez Shari, 305 North Union Road, Manteca.
Volunteers are being sought to serve as docents for the Manteca Historical Society Museum.