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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.
NEW YORK (AP) - Entertainer-songwriter Elton John is declaring his support of the Russian people, and he says they still accept him despite that country's harsh new anti-gay law.
NEW YORK (AP) - The airing of a J.D. Salinger documentary has returned "The Catcher in the Rye" to the top of best-seller lists.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Predicting who will come up with the next morning's water-cooler moment at the Grammy Awards is just as difficult as guessing who will win album of the year.
TUOLUMNE – Michael Jackson fans won't want to miss the electrifying Foreverland tribute band performing at Black Oak Casino Resort on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 9 p.m.
PASADENA (AP) - Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight" show, which debuts next month with actor Will Smith and U2 as guests, will look familiar to people who appreciate his current work in the time slot following Jay Leno.
PASADENA (AP) - Sting and Paul Simon are rehearsing for their upcoming tour, a couple of longtime friends and neighbors preparing to take turns singing some of each other's biggest hits.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - In a hydra-headed Oscar race, "American Hustle," ''12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" all have legitimate claims to favorite status. And that's a good thing.
1. Best Picture: "American Hustle," ''Captain Phillips," ''Dallas Buyers Club," ''Gravity," ''Her," ''Nebraska," ''Philomena," ''12 Years a Slave," ''The Wolf of Wall Street."
FIRST-TIMERS: It's never too late for an Academy Award nomination. Just ask June Squibb, who is a first-time Oscar nominee for her supporting role in "Nebraska" at 84 years old. Other first-time acting nominees joining her this year are Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew McConaughey, Barkhad Abdi, Michael Fassbender, Jared Leto, Sally Hawkins and Lupita Nyong'o.
NEW YORK (AP) - Hollywood's award season, never known for civility, is roiling from a heckling incident between "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen and film critic Armond White.