MODESTO –The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer a presentation by Dr. Carol Stoker, NASA , speaking on "The Search for Life on Mars: What have we learned and what should we do next?" on Friday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Forum 110 at Modesto Junior College, 435 College Ave..
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The widow of actor Andy Griffith has gotten a permit to tear down the house where he lived for many years on the North Carolina waterfront, upsetting friends who had hoped it would be preserved as a museum or Graceland-type estate.
MODESTO – Beer, wine lovers, food connoisseurs and sports enthusiasts alike will find something to please their palate at this year's Celebrate Modesto Junior College Wine, Beer and Gourmet Food Tasting on Saturday, April 13, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the MJC Gymnasium on East Campus. Proceeds from the event will benefit the 21 intercollegiate sports in the MJC Athletics Program.
A 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, April 6, benefits Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties along the Tidewater Bike Path in conjunction with the Manteca Street Faire.
NEW YORK (AP) - "Oz the Great and Powerful" continued to live up its name, leading the weekend box office for the second week with $46.6 million.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lindsay Lohan isn't headed back to jail - but she won't be free to party for a while either.
NEW YORK (AP) - Machinima, the sprawling digital gaming network, could hang a McDonald's-like sign outside its Los Angeles headquarters: More than 37.4 billion videos served.
NEW YORK (AP) - Rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars wanted the announcement for their latest studio album to be out of this world. And that's where the album's first single debuted.
FREE E-'DA VINCI CODE' OFFERED UNTIL MARCH 24: NEW YORK (AP) - Ten years and tens of millions of copies later, "The Da Vinci Code" is on the house.
MODESTO - It is competitive, it is educational, and it is an agricultural tradition at its best. It is the 60th Annual Future Farmers of America Field Day hosted by the Modesto Junior College Agriculture & Environmental Sciences Department and Young Farmers. The Field Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 23.
Columbia hosting old-fashioned Easter parade & hunt on March 31
SONORA - "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story", live theatre's wildly popular rock 'n' roll musical is playing on the Sierra Repertory Theatre's East Sonora stage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kelly Osbourne was hospitalized Thursday after fainting on the set of the E! network's "Fashion Police."
What do dancing, singing, soccer, competitive cup stacking and Marilyn Monroe all have in common? You will definitely want to come to the Manteca Youth Focus Scholarship Competitions to find out!.
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.
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.
STOCKTON - Stockton Civic Theatre offers a special Christmas treat on Saturday, Dec. 20, presenting "A Patsy Cline Christmas" starring Stockton's own Joni Morris and the After Midnight Band. Two performances are scheduled at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. on the SCT stage.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Symphony will present its annual Holiday Pops concerts on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2:30 p.m. in the Warren Atherton Auditorium, located on the Delta College campus, 5151 Pacific Ave.
STOCKTON- Stockton Civic Theatre will present the final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein, the world's most beloved musical, "The Sound of Music" through Sunday, Dec. 14.
COLUMBIA - Sierra Rep ushers in the holidays with faith, family and fun in Sanders Family Christmas, set for this month and December at the Fallon House Theater in Columbia State Historic Park.
STOCKTON - Local comic book artist Ramon Villalobos will be featured at The Haggin Museum's 3rd Thursday event on Nov. 20 at 7 p.m.
TRACY – The Grand Theatre Center for the Arts presents a special exhibition for the holiday season entitled Art Co-Opted, on display in the Grand Galleries from Nov. 22 thru Dec. 20.
STOCKTON - Always a big hit - it simply wouldn't be the holiday season without it- the Stockton Symphony will present its annual Holiday Pops concerts on Dec. 13 and 14.
MODESTO - Be ready to get into the holiday spirit by attending the annual Dickens Faire on Saturday, Dec. 6, in front of the McHenry Mansion located at 15th and "I" Streets in Modesto.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fox has renewed "So You Think You Can Dance" for a 12th season.
Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland-A Classic Christmas is returning for its seventh year to the Manteca Bass Pro Shops at Union Road and the 120 Bypass.
MODESTO – Modesto Junior College Cross Country Team invites anyone looking for some exercise before their Thanksgiving Day dinner to participate in the 15th Annual Modesto Turkey Trot and Gobbler Walk on Thursday, Nov. 27 at the Tuolumne River Regional Park in Modesto.
MODESTO –The Modesto Junior College Community Orchestra, directed by Professor Anne Martin, will present a concert entitled Jaws and Juliet (and Romeo too!) on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Auditorium on East campus.
The Ripon Oratorio Society will be celebrating the Christmas season with the 69th presentation of Handel's Messiah on Sunday, Dec. 7. The program will begin at 3 p.m. in the Immanuel Christian Reformed Church at Fourth and Orange streets in Ripon.