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 program was low key in terms of pomp and circumstance, but high in significant impact on the women who were the special guests at the annual Manteca Soroptimists' Awards Night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - To fans and the countless collectors who helped build painter Thomas Kinkade's commercial art empire, his idealized vision of the world usually served as a simple, soothing addition to the living room wall: a soft depiction of a churning seascape or a colorful garden or a cottage brimming with warm light.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ten years ago, a misunderstanding at a Memorial Day neighborhood cookout turned into a bloody night of gunfire.
GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) - Tim Tebow drew a crowd of about 15,000 to an outdoor Easter church service Sunday, telling the gathering it's important to be outspoken about faith while admonishing athletes about not being better role models.
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.