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Why are there few 9 best picture nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Was it Lee Daniels' "The Butler," the folk rock bio pic "Inside Llewyn Davis," or Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine"?

February 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Oscars expect sun, but ready for rain on show day

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Like the annual Tournament of Roses parade, the Oscars are usually blessed with standard Southern California weather: sunshine and blue skies.

February 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


OSCAR NEWS

• 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.

February 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Jim Lange, ‘The Dating Game’ host, dies at 81

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.

February 26, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Bass Pro offers free fishing programs

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.

February 25, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Tango party in Modesto March 1

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).

February 25, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Oak Grove fishing derby Saturday

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.

February 25, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Ramis, Zen master to a wild comedy storm, dies

"Caddyshack." ''National Lampoon's Animal House." ''Ghostbusters." ''Groundhog Day." ''Stripes."

February 24, 2014 | By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer | People & Entertainment


Sixth Floor Trio staging concert at Turlock Community Theatre

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.

February 19, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Could ‘Wolf’ mark end of DiCaprio’s O scar drought?

BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - Leonardo DiCaprio is poking his head out of a poolside room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

February 19, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC presents screening of ‘Tough Guise 2’

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.

February 19, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Sierra Rep launches 35th season with epic musical Les Misérables

SONORA - Sierra Repertory Theatre opens its 2014 season this March with the epic Les Miserables.

February 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show opens Friday at fairgrounds

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.

February 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC and Gallo Center team- up to stage classic ‘Our Town’

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.

February 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Ying Quartet performing on April 6 at UOP’s Faye Spanos Concert Hall

STOCKTON - The Ying Quartet is returning to the University of the Pacific on Sunday, April 6.

February 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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Seth Rogen responds to ‘American Sniper’ comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Seth Rogen responded to the outrage incited by a series of tweets he wrote regarding the film "American Sniper" in a statement issued exclusively to the Associated Press on Thursday, saying it wasn't his intent to offend anyone or to say anything with political implications.

January 22, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Merced prof talks about stem cell engineering

MODESTO - The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer a presentation entitled "Cardiovascular Stem Cell Engineering" by Kara E. McCloskey, Ph.D., founding and associate professor for the School of Engineering at University of California, Merced.

January 22, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


YouTube hit performing at Bob Hope

STOCKTON - International YouTube sensation Miranda Sings is bringing a hilarious night filled with comedy, hit songs, magic tricks, dramatic readings of hate mail, and never before seen videos on Thursday, May 14, at the Bob Hope Theatre, 242 Main St.

January 22, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Lorre throwing love in direction of Charlie Sheen

BURBANK (AP) - Chuck Lorre won't clear up the mystery about whether Charlie Sheen's character will return from the dead for next month's "Two and a Half Men" series finale, but he's throwing a lot of love Sheen's way.

January 16, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Manteca, Stockton offer restaurant week specials

What are you doing this weekend?

January 15, 2015 | Nina Frisby | People & Entertainment


SCT staging ‘Red Velvet Cake War’

STOCKTON - The Stockton Civic Theatre presents the hilarious comedy "The Red Velvet Cake War" beginning tonight, and running through Saturday, Jan. 31.

January 13, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Comic show set March 26 at Bob Hope

Gabriel Iglesias is bringing his Unity through Laughter Tour to the Bob Hope Theatre on Thursday, March 26.

January 13, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


CBS says Colbert to bow on Sept. 8

PASADENA (AP) - CBS has hosts and starting dates for its remade late-night lineup - Stephen Colbert on Sept. 8 and James Corden on March 23 - and now is waiting to find out what kinds of shows the two men create.

January 12, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Pacifica Quartet performs Feb. 8 at Faye Spanos Hall

STOCKTON - The Pacifica Quartet is performing Sunday, Feb. 8, at 2:30 p.m. at the Faye Spanos Concert Hall at the University of the Pacific.

January 07, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC displays ceramic works

MODESTO –Modesto Junior College Art Gallery presents Pictures of the Past, an exhibition of the ceramic work of Rebekah Bogard, an associate professor of ceramics at University of Nevada, Reno.

January 07, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Workshop for high school seniors set Jan. 31 at MJC

MODESTO – The Associated Students of Modesto Junior College (ASMJC) is teaming up with Students United Reaching for Equality (SURE) and MJC's International Student Program to host a workshop for high school seniors and recent graduates on how to make college a reality, with an emphasis on assisting California Dream Act students and those who need information about financial aid.

January 07, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Streaming release test for industry

ATLANTA (AP) - Sony's "The Interview" has been a hacking target, a punchline and a political lightning rod. Now, with its release online at the same time it debuts in theaters, it has a new role: a test for a new kind of movie release.

December 25, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Capacity crowds pack screenings

NEW YORK (AP) - Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event.

December 25, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Kindred Arts presents Nelson & Nelson in concert Sunday

Nelson & Nelson will be the Christmas performance presented by the Manteca Kindred Arts. The concert will be held Sunday, Dec. 21, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church starting at 3 p.m.

December 14, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Letterman’s last show for May 20

NEW YORK (AP) - More than 32 years of late-night talk will pass into history next May 20, with CBS' announcement Wednesday that David Letterman will host his final "Late Show" on that day.

December 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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