ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan stars in "Zero Dark Thirty," from early scenes at a detention site to the dramatic closing minutes as Navy SEALs assault the hideout of Osama bin Laden. But the Academy Award-nominated film about the hunt for the al-Qaida leader has sparked a controversy here about its portrayal of the country, and it will likely not be shown on the local big screen anytime soon.
VIENNA (AP) - These museum goers didn't just leave their coats at the coat check. They handed over their shirts, trousers and underwear.
NEW YORK (AP) - Cupcake makers, pawnbrokers and storage container raiders have all had their moments in reality television's spotlight. Now the time may be right for marijuana growers - and the people who chase them.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Seth MacFarlane might be the hardest working man in show business.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The CIA thrillers "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty" have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.
PLEASANTON. – Despite chilly, windy and possibly wet conditions, Northern California fly-fishers will kick off the 2013 season with the annual Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show, Feb. 22-24 the Alameda County Fairgrounds.
Bass Pro Shops is staging the free Spring Fishing Classic at 1356 Bass Pro Drive in Manteca.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Disney is mining The Force for even more new films.
RIPON - Golden Bough is bringing Celtic musical entertainment to the Ripon Arts League concert on Tuesday, Feb. 12.
STOCKTON - "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying", the Pulitzer prize-winning musical comedy, will be presented March 7-17, by the award-winning St. Mary's High School Theatre Department.
STOCKTON - Delta College and the Division of Arts and Communication continue the Delta Jazz Festival with a concert on Wednesday, Feb. 20, featuring the Patricia Barber Quartet.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Matt Damon is becoming a TV comedy regular.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Jennifer Hudson will join the chorus from Sandy Hook Elementary School to sing "America the Beautiful" before Sunday's Super Bowl game.
NEW YORK (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will soon be crossing the Hudson River to appear on "Late Show with David Letterman."
NEW YORK (AP) - You wanted resolution on the "30 Rock" finale?
STOCKTON - Since wowing audiences as the highest-ranking vocal group ever on NBC's America's Got Talent, JC Fisher, Marcus Collins and John Hagen bring their diverse brand of harmonic, pop melodies to the Stockton Symphony's Pops & Picnic concert on Saturday, May 3.
MODESTO –The Modesto Junior College Concert Choir will present a Choral Concert on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on the East Campus, 435 College Avenue.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the documentary film "Chasing Ice" on Thursday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.
NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is making a bid to enter living rooms with Amazon Fire TV, a new streaming device that delivers online video, music and other content to televisions.
TORONTO (AP) - What could be controversial about the city of Toronto congratulating Canada's Olympic and Paralympic athletes?
MODESTO –The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents the Jazz Band Spring Concert on Monday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Auditorium on East Campus, 435 College Avenue. The event is open to the public and admission is free, with donations gratefully accepted. Campus parking is available for $1 in student parking lots.
STOCKTON - Cellist Amit Peled brings a very special musical instrument with him when he returns to perform with the Stockton Symphony on Saturday, April 12, at 6 p.m. in Delta College's Atherton Auditorium.
MODESTO –The Modesto Junior College Dance Department will present the annual Choreographer's Showcase on April 16, 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. in the Cabaret West Dance Theatre of the El Capitan Building on West Campus.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - LL Cool J is adding more hosting duties to his resume.
School was in session at Stella Brockman School.
LODI - Visit and pet a variety of live farm animals every Friday and Saturday this spring at the Critter Corral in the San Joaquin County Historical Museum at Micke Grove Regional Park. Encounters with the animals are free with regular Museum admission, Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., through May 24.
TUOLUMNE – American Idol star Bo Bice will take the stage on Friday, April 4, at Black Oak Casino Resort
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents the 37th Annual New Music Concert on Friday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.
LA GRANGE -The La Grange Rodeo is Sunday, April 6, at 1 p.m. at the La Grange Rodeo
VALLECITO - Looking for something that pairs perfectly with a 2012 Tempranillo, and is more fun than a barrel of rubber chickens?