WHAT: Oakland Museum of California
NEW YORK (AP) - Less than a year after Philip Roth announced he had stopped writing books, another literary great may be retiring: Alice Munro.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Up to 115,000 partiers are expected each night this weekend for a dusk-to-dawn sensory salad of electronic dance music, lights, partying and mingling at a sprawling speedway complex outside Las Vegas.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Fox News host Bill O'Reilly is taking his book-turned-movie franchise and running with it.
COLUMBIA - Columbia State Historic Park is the setting for Columbia's Glorious Fourth of July Celebration on Thursday, July 4.
NEW YORK (AP) - Former Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis plans to get married this fall.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Video shows Justin Bieber running into a photographer with his white Ferrari in Hollywood, but police say there was no crime and the injuries aren't life-threatening.
• WHAT: Pro Wakeboard competition featuring three divisions: Pro men, pro women and junior pro men.
VALLECITO - Mumbo Gumbo is up next at the Twisted Folk Concert Series taking place at the Twisted Oak Winery, 4280 Red Hill Road at Highway 4, on Saturday, June 29.
NEW YORK (AP) - "I'm having a great time," Joan Rivers crows before offering a brisk self-appraisal: "Everything is working, my mind is fine.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is throwing out most of the real-world graphical cues from its iPhone and iPad software, like the casino-green "felt" of its Game Center app, in what it calls the biggest update since the iPhone's launch in 2007.
NEW YORK (AP) - Yes, Cynthia McFadden, Bill Weir and Terry Moran of ABC's "Nightline" are still at work at ABC News, and this summer, even non-insomniacs can see them.
CHER TO PERFORM LIVE ON NBC'S 'THE VOICE' : LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cher has a date with NBC's "The Voice."
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Liberace's ex-lover is out of jail after a Lyon County brothel owner paid $15,000 to cover bail on identity theft charges.
TUOLUMNE CITY - Southern blues rockers Royal Southern Brotherhood will kick off the entertainment line-up in February at the Black Oak Casino.
TRACY - Grand Theatre Center for the Arts presents "Girls Night: The Musical" on Saturday, March 21, from 8 to 10:30 p.m.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Seth Rogen responded to the outrage incited by a series of tweets he wrote regarding the film "American Sniper" in a statement issued exclusively to the Associated Press on Thursday, saying it wasn't his intent to offend anyone or to say anything with political implications.
MODESTO - The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer a presentation entitled "Cardiovascular Stem Cell Engineering" by Kara E. McCloskey, Ph.D., founding and associate professor for the School of Engineering at University of California, Merced.
STOCKTON - International YouTube sensation Miranda Sings is bringing a hilarious night filled with comedy, hit songs, magic tricks, dramatic readings of hate mail, and never before seen videos on Thursday, May 14, at the Bob Hope Theatre, 242 Main St.
BURBANK (AP) - Chuck Lorre won't clear up the mystery about whether Charlie Sheen's character will return from the dead for next month's "Two and a Half Men" series finale, but he's throwing a lot of love Sheen's way.
What are you doing this weekend?
STOCKTON - The Stockton Civic Theatre presents the hilarious comedy "The Red Velvet Cake War" beginning tonight, and running through Saturday, Jan. 31.
Gabriel Iglesias is bringing his Unity through Laughter Tour to the Bob Hope Theatre on Thursday, March 26.
PASADENA (AP) - CBS has hosts and starting dates for its remade late-night lineup - Stephen Colbert on Sept. 8 and James Corden on March 23 - and now is waiting to find out what kinds of shows the two men create.
STOCKTON - The Pacifica Quartet is performing Sunday, Feb. 8, at 2:30 p.m. at the Faye Spanos Concert Hall at the University of the Pacific.
MODESTO –Modesto Junior College Art Gallery presents Pictures of the Past, an exhibition of the ceramic work of Rebekah Bogard, an associate professor of ceramics at University of Nevada, Reno.
MODESTO – The Associated Students of Modesto Junior College (ASMJC) is teaming up with Students United Reaching for Equality (SURE) and MJC's International Student Program to host a workshop for high school seniors and recent graduates on how to make college a reality, with an emphasis on assisting California Dream Act students and those who need information about financial aid.