STOCKTON - The award-winning St. Mary's High School Theatre Department will present the acclaimed 1990 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, The Grapes of Wrath, Oct. 6-14 at Stockton Civic Theatre.
MODESTO – The Central Valley's first Guitar Festival, Guitarraganza, will take place Sept. 25 – 28 and performing for the public will be some of America's most brilliant guitarists and will feature the Grammy Award winning ensemble Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ).
Preparations are under way for the 19th annual Old-fashioned Barbecue Social to benefit the Manteca Historical Society and Museum.
Threshold is among the main stage acts that will be performing during the 28th annual Sunrise Manteca Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair Saturday-Sunday Oct. 6-7 in downtown Manteca.
MODESTO - The Modesto Pregnancy Center's 22nd Annual Fundraising Banquet is on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m.
Ian Trueb always looked at television and movies a little bit differently.
Two young Manteca entrepreneurs - Andrew MacCready of Green Leaf Apparel and James Lara of Subconic Entertainment are presenting "On The Rising," a music, art, and fashion showcase that highlights the 209 area's rising talents tonight at 7 p.m. at Fat Cat Music House located at 930 11th Street, Modesto.
The 5th Annual Manteca Youth Focus Scholarship Fund Raiser will be on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Delicato Family Vineyards Tasting Room, 12001 South Highway 99.
United Way's Manteca/Lathrop Community Council will be hosting their third annual wine & chocolate event on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley in Manteca.
TRACY – Willie Nelson & Family Live in Concert kicks off the sixth Presenting Season at the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts.
STOCKTON - Directed by Ric Campero, the Stockton Singers is a new choir in the Stockton Chorale family of choruses and is geared toward individuals who want to experience a variety of choral music and improve their singing skills, but without a strenuous rehearsal commitment. Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. at St. John's Anglican Church
316 N. El Dorado, Stockton, in the Guild Hall. Rehearsals start Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 5:30 p.m.
STOCKTON - The Broadway musical "Grease" is Stockton Civic Theatre's opening show of the 2012-2013 season.
GAPYEONG, South Korea (AP) - The Rev. Sun Myung Moon was a self-proclaimed messiah who built a global business empire. He called both North Korean leaders and American presidents his friends, but spent time in prisons in both countries. His followers around the world cherished him, while his detractors accused him of brainwashing recruits and extracting money from worshippers.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Navy SEAL's firsthand account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden pulls back the veil on the secret operations conducted almost nightly by elite American forces against terrorist suspects.
Enjoy summer's grand finale at Bass Pro Shops in Manteca during their Labor Day Hometown Festival. This fun, free family event occurs Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 1-2 from noon to 5 p.m.
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."
TURLOCK – Unexpected instrumentation produces unsurpassed results when the Sixth Floor Trio presents their continuum of styles and cultures at the historic Turlock Community Theatre on Tuesday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m.
BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - Leonardo DiCaprio is poking his head out of a poolside room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the film "Tough Guise 2" on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.
SONORA - Sierra Repertory Theatre opens its 2014 season this March with the epic Les Miserables.
PLEASANTON – A cornucopia of 100-plus exhibitor booths displaying the latest tackle, clothing and fly-fishing accessories will be joined by destinations from Alaska to Argentina greeting visitors when the annual Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show opens Feb. 21-23 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.
MODESTO -The Modesto Junior College Theatre Department and Gallo Center for the Arts will present Thornton Wilder's classic 1938 comedy/drama Our Town on March 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. and March 15 and 16 at 2 p.m. in the Foster Theatre of the Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I Street in Modesto.
STOCKTON - The Ying Quartet is returning to the University of the Pacific on Sunday, April 6.