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HALF MOON BAY - For a remarkable and singular experience, there's nothing that matches up to the Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show - Half Moon Bay's massive celebration of mechanical ingenuity, power and style on April 28-29.
STOKCTON - Shaquille O'Neal, through his company Shaq Entertainment, is presenting Shaq's All-Star Comedy Jam Tour on Sunday, May 27, at the Bob Hope Theater.
SACRAMENTO - The California State Railroad Museum is hosting the first "Trains & Tripods Photo Workshop & Lighting Seminar" for 2012.
STOCKTON - Northern California's own and No. 1-ranked competitive eater Joey Chestnut will return to the 27th Annual Stockton Asparagus Festival in search of the seventh asparagus-eating title of his career at the World Fried Asparagus Eating Championship.
MODESTO - Prospect Theater Project and The Gallo Center for the Arts are joining again to bring John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning novel, The Grapes of Wrath, to the Gallo Center stage May 4-5 and 9-13.
The Manteca Spring Family Carnival is Thursday, April 19, through Sunday, April 22, adjacent to McDonalds, 1311 East Yosemite.
STOCKTON – In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the United Farm Workers (UFW) announce the Kris Kristofferson & Friends Concert Series beginning June 15 thru June 22 in cities across California.
STOCKTON - Stockton Civic Theatre's Artistic Director has cast the final production of the 2011-2012 season, "Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," scheduled to open at SCT on June 27.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Battleship" steams into movie theaters overseas this week, giving international audiences the first chance to decide whether a board game-based movie is sea-worthy.
OAKDALE - With some of the toughest rodeo animals in the West and cowboys of the same caliber, the 61st annual Oakdale Rodeo promises competition, thrills, and a showcase for some of the top rodeo riders.
MODESTO - Prospect Theater Project and The Gallo Center for the Arts are joining again to bring John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning novel, "The Grapes of Wrath," to the Gallo Center stage May 4-5 and 9-13.
MODESTO - The Central Valley Music Group, in Association with EHP Latino, is presenting what has become one of the hottest and most talked about annual Latin festivals in the Central Valley, the 5th Annual Hot Latin Nights Music Festival & Car Show, set for Saturday, May 5.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ronnie Wood says the Rolling Stones will meet in a recording studio later this month "to just throw some ideas around."
Steves Chevrolet-Buick franchise owner Frank Steves, 77, died Friday leaving the unique fabric of his character imprinted on his children Jeff, Brett and Karen.
The Trips N' Tours group at the Manteca Senior Center has arranged four upcoming trips that are open to anyone wishing to participate.
A Tactical Tacos fundraiser is being held on Friday, August, 8, to benefit the Manteca and Ripon Tactical Officers Association at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, from 6 until 11 p.m.
MODESTO – Poets from Central California and the Sacramento area will read their poems at the presentation of "Song of the San Joaquin", Summer Issue, Vol. XI, #3, Saturday, August 2, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the Downstairs Auditorium of the Stanislaus County Library, 1500 "I" St. in Modesto.
Award-winning watercolorist Dan Petersen and ceramicist, Stan Holtz, will be combining their talents in a special two-man exhibition at the Mistlin Gallery from Aug.19 through Sept. 20.
VALLECITO - Twisted Oak Winery is presenting Chris Webster and Nina Gerber in concert on Saturday, July 26.
SACRAMENTO - Due to popular demand, the weekend "Sacramento City: California's Gold Rush Legacy" Old Sacramento walking tours have been extended through Aug. 24.
CHICAGO (AP) - The reclusive author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," one of the most acclaimed novels of the 20th century, says she never gave her approval to a new memoir that portrays itself as a rare, intimate look into the lives of the writer and her older sister in small-town Alabama.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - For the fans of Archie Andrews, his impending death marks a fitting end for the famous comic book do-gooder.
COLUMBIA - The foothills will come alive with The Sound of Music when the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical returns July 11 through Aug. 31 at Sierra Repertory Theatre's historic Fallon House Theatre in Columbia.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Buddhist Church's annual Bon Odori and Cultural Bazaar is Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 2-3, at the temple grounds located at 2820 Shimizu Drive.
COLUMBIA - Friends of Columbia State Historic Park will celebrate Columbia's 69th year as a California State Park by hosting the 20th annual Big Band Street Dance event on Main Street in Columbia on Saturday, July 19, from 6 to 10 p.m.
JAMESTOWN – California State Parks and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) is offering a special "Crew for a Day" program perfect for rail fans interested in a unique, hands-on experience. The exciting new offering, which helps to raise much-needed funds for the Park, is available now but must be scheduled in advance.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Hallmark TV channels are beginning a week's worth of holiday programming on the Fourth of July - but think ornaments and egg nog instead of fireworks and hot dogs.
STOCKTON - The Market at Delta College has added Fridays to its summer festivities from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Delta's Budd 4 Parking lot.