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!.
OAKDALE - Tickets are now on sale for the 34th Annual Oakdale Testicle Festival which will be held on Monday, March 30, at the FES Hall in Oakdale.
LA GRANGE - Want to have a real small town, down home Western experience? Then the La Grange Rodeo on Sunday, March 29, is for you.
MODESTO – The International Club of Modesto Junior College will hold its annual International Dinner on Saturday, April 11; at 6 p.m. in the social hall of Emanuel Lutheran Church, located at the corner of College and Stoddard Avenues in Modesto.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The foodie music festival Outside Lands is celebrating its eighth year with a mix of established superstars and new ones, from Elton John and D'Angelo to Kendrick Lamar and Sam Smith.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The U.S. premiere of the fifth season of "Game of Thrones" will be held at a palatial building aptly suited for the television show about a mythical kingdom.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On his 93rd birthday, comedian Marty Allen could easily rest on his laughs.
STOCKTON - The New York Chamber Soloists will perform in Stockton, April 12, at the Faye Spanos Auditorium on the University of the Pacific campus.
MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents the Phonosynthesis Electronic Music Concert on Wednesday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the MJC Recital Hall on East Campus.
Get ready for a Symphony in Space.
RIO VISTA - Warming weather has wine lovers and wildflower watchers looking forward to April. Tickets are now on sale for the annual Scenic Limited and Vintage Comet trains at the Western Railway Museum. Powered completely by clean electricity, both historic trains return next month.
TRACY - Grand Theatre Center for the Arts presents "Girls Night: The Musical" on Saturday, March 21, from 8 to 10:30 p.m.
The Trips N' Tours group based at the Manteca Senior Center offers trips for people of all ages meaning you do not have to be a senior to participate.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Community Orchestra will celebrate the birthday of composer Johann Sebastian Bach with a "Bach in the Subways Day" on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at 10th Street Plaza, located at 1010 10th Street in Modesto.
For the first time ever, Bass Pro Shops is hosting Dog Days Family Event, which includes free seminars and activities for pets and owners.
MODESTO – The Music Departments of Modesto Junior College, San Joaquin Delta College, University of the Pacific and Sacramento State University present the Guitarraganza 2015 – Guitar Festival with six concerts scheduled from March 12 through March 15, including two performances by the critically acclaimed Texas Guitar Quartet.