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Spurs coach Popovich blasts President Trump

CLEVELAND (AP) - Gregg Popovich would bench President Donald Trump.

January 22, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


George H.W. Bush improving, wife staying night in hospital

HOUSTON (AP) - Former President George H.W. Bush's health continues to improve and his wife, who is also recovering from illness, has chosen to remain hospitalized one more night to be "closer to her husband," a family spokesman said Sunday.

January 22, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Charlie Liteky, who gave back his Medal of Honor, dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Charlie Liteky, an Army chaplain in Vietnam who was awarded the Medal of Honor for rescuing more than 20 wounded men but later gave it back in protest and became a peace activist, has died.

January 22, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


‘La La Land,’ ‘Moonlight’ top Golden Globes

BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - "La La Land" steamrolled through a Jimmy Fallon-hosted Golden Globes that mixed the expected, Champagne-sipping Hollywood celebration with often-voiced concern over president-elect Donald Trump.

January 08, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher to be buried together

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Debbie Reynolds' son said Friday his mother and sister, actress Carrie Fisher, will have a joint funeral and will be buried together.

December 30, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Zsa Zsa Gabor’s life, glamour, honored at funeral Mass

BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - Zsa Zsa Gabor was remembered Friday during a funeral Mass for being the epitome of Hollywood glamour, an elegant and attention-seeking actress who paved the way for future generations of celebrities.

December 30, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Beloved Golden State Warriors fan ‘Sweetie’ dies at 107

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A 107-year-old Northern California woman who gained fame very late in life as an avid and gregarious fan of the Golden State Warriors died Thursday.

December 23, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Zsa Zsa Gabor dies at age 99

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Zsa Zsa Gabor, the jet-setting Hungarian actress who made a career out of multiple marriages, conspicuous wealth and jaded wisdom about the glamorous life, has died. She was 99.

December 18, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Homeless advocate who lost leg returns to LA’s Skid Row

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A homeless advocate who lost his leg to the streets has returned to Skid Row in a wheelchair.

December 11, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


‘Last Tango in Paris’ rape scene sparks new outrage

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Last Tango in Paris" is making headlines again 44 years after the controversial film came out. A recently unearthed video interview with Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci from 2013 has renewed interest, and outrage, over what happened to actress Maria Schneider on set during the infamous butter rape scene.

December 04, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


MADONNA SLAMS TRUMP

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Madonna kissed Ariana Grande, repeatedly criticized President elect Donald Trump and said she was ashamed to be an American in a magnetic performance in Miami on Friday night where she raised more than $7.5 million for the African nation of Malawi.

December 04, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


NBC boss, ‘Mary Tyler Moore Show’ producer Tinker dies

NEW YORK (AP) - Grant Tinker, who brought new polish to the TV world and beloved shows including "Hill Street Blues" to the audience as both a producer and a network boss, has died. He was 90.

November 30, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Cuba’s Fidel Castro dies at 90

HAVANA (AP) - Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half century rule, has died at age 90.

November 25, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Idol’s Taylor Hicks at Bankhead

LIVERMORE - One of the most beloved and popular "American Idol" winners of all time, Taylor Hicks brings his unique take on country, Southern soul, blues and R&B to the Bankhead Theater in December.

November 13, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Red Tie Arts plans Black Friday concert

Red Tie Arts - a non-profit that staged concerts this past summer at Ripon's Lucca Winery - is launching a winter concert series.

November 13, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


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Berry’s 1st album in decades is ‘sensational’

NEW YORK (AP) - Chuck Berry's death came just weeks before the debut single off his first new studio album in nearly four decades was ...

March 19, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Risky leap into Trump resistance

NEW YORK (AP) - Meetup is taking a leap into the Trump resistance.

March 19, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Trump budget clouds 50th year for Public Broadcasting network

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The federal act that created public broadcasting is marking its 50th year, but if President Donald Trump has his way it could ...

March 19, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Joni Sledge, member of Sister Sledge, dies at 60

NEW YORK (AP) - Joni Sledge, who with her sisters recorded the enduring dance anthem "We Are Family," has died, the band's representative said Saturday.

March 12, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Blue is the color of the season at Paris shows

PARIS (AP) - It's no secret that politics infuses fashion - and some critics are interpreting the mania for blue at Paris Fashion Week as a ...

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Film spotlights human trafficking as Trump promises action

BOSTON (AP) - A new documentary is spotlighting human trafficking across the globe, with a focus on the grassroots activists trying to end the scourge.

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake shine at iHeartRadio Awards

INGLEWOOD (AP) - The 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards started with Justin Timberlake speaking about inclusion and dedicating his award to children who feel different, and ended ...

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Ex-Stockton mayor arrested at airport

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Former Stockton Mayor Anthony Silva was arrested Sunday at the San Francisco International Airport, where he arrived from a vacation in South ...

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


MJC screening of documentary ‘13th’

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the documentary film "13th"on Thursday, March 9, at ...

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


MJC presents guitar faculty recital is set

MODESTO – Modesto Junior College presents a Guitar Faculty Recital on Wednesday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall on East Campus ...

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Rhythmic Circus coming to Bankhead

LIVERMORE – Minneapolis-based music and dance group Rhythmic Circus brings their off-Broadway hit show "Feet Don't Fail Me Now!" to the Bankhead Theater at the ...

March 05, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


‘Moonlight’ wins best picture at botched Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Oscar winner, take two.

February 26, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Grammys offer fashion moments

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Though unusually staid, fashion-wise, the Grammys had a few memorable moments.

February 12, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


ADELE SWEEPS GRAMMYS

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Even though Adele flubbed one of her live performances at the Grammys, she walked away the belle of the ball: She took ...

February 12, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Paper apologizes for using Baldwin photo for Trump

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Alec Baldwin does a pretty convincing Donald Trump impersonation - just ask a newspaper in the Dominican Republic.

February 12, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


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