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‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ take top honors at Emmys

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Game of Thrones" conquered the Emmy kingdom Sunday, honored as top drama for the second consecutive year and becoming the most honored prime-time TV series ever on a night of surprises and sharp political jabs.

September 18, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Singh’s response to how city can deal with homeless

Editor's note: The last paragraph of Manteca City Council hopeful Gary Singh's response to the question "Any thoughts on how the City of Manteca can improve the homeless situation in Manteca?" that was posed to all six candidates was inadvertently left off in Saturday's Bulletin. Singh's response appears below in its entirety.

September 11, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Endurance swimmer cancels record swim attempt due to winds

SACRAMENTO (AP) - An endurance swimmer ended her attempt on Saturday to become the first woman to accomplish the longest solo, unassisted swim after facing high winds during the 93-mile swim from Sacramento to Tiburon on the western edge of San Francisco Bay.

September 11, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

NEW YORK (AP) - Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the mad scientist of "Young Frankenstein," has died. He was 83.

August 29, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Beyonce proves she’s in her own at MTV video awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears.

August 29, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ strums stop-motion wonder

Early in "Kubo and the Two Strings," our hero meekly strides into an ancient Japanese village marketplace the way Toshiro Mifune might have entered a Kurosawa film, but with greater bustle.

August 21, 2016 | JAKE COYLE | People & Entertainment


The Pitch is On With ‘Pro Evolution Soccer 2015’

Konami's "PES" series has been going head to head against EA's "Fifa" series since the turn of the century, and the result usually favored "Fifa." It took a while for Konami to pull ahead, but "Pro Evolution Soccer 2015" scores a hat trick with a new gaming engine, complex ball handling and realistic A.I.

August 21, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


‘War Dogs’ tells a crazy story of young arms dealers

"War Dogs " is too good of a true story not to get the Hollywood treatment, even if the end result doesn't entirely do justice to the moral ambiguities and larger geopolitical implications of one of the craziest hustles in modern American history.

August 21, 2016 | LINDSEY BAHR | People & Entertainment


This wasn’t Gibson’s first rodeo with unwanted press

Q: I heard that the actor who plays Hotch on "Criminal Minds" got in some trouble the other day. What happened? Also, my mom insists she remembers he starred in a soap. Is she right? If so, which show was he on? - Lawrence, Louisville, Ky.

August 21, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Norman Lear explores social inequality

BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - Norman Lear, age 94 and a native New Yorker, thought he knew a few things about the obstacles of housing in the Big Apple.

July 31, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Judy Collin performs in Livermore

LIVERMORE - The milestone Tenth Season at the Bankhead Theater in downtown Livermore will officially open on Saturday, Sept, 10, with "Brilliance at the Bankhead," a gala celebration headlined by the legendary singer/songwriter Judy Collins.

July 31, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Reaction to death of former first lady

Here's how U.S. and world political leaders are reacting to the death of former U.S. first lady Nancy Reagan:

March 06, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


‘Her mission was backing ‘Ronnie’

LOS ANGELES (AP) - First lady Nancy Reagan swept into the White House in 1981, a swirl of designer gowns and pricey china, and was quickly dismissed as a pre-feminist throwback concerned only with fashion, decorating and entertaining. She needed a less frivolous image. And she got it.

March 06, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Former first lady Nancy Reagan dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nancy Reagan, the helpmate, backstage adviser and fierce protector of Ronald Reagan in his journey from actor to president - and finally during his 10-year battle with Alzheimer's disease - has died. She was 94.

March 06, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Damning study finds a ‘whitewashed’ Hollywood

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In one of the most exhaustive and damning reports on diversity in Hollywood, a new study finds that the films and television produced by major media companies are "whitewashed," and that an "epidemic of invisibility" runs top to bottom through the industry for women, minorities and LGBT people.

February 21, 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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