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MJC offers ‘Half the Sky” on oppressed women

MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project Film & Lecture Series will offer a free showing of the film "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" on Thursday, March 7, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus.

February 27, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


FAST FACTS

*WHAT: Manteca Youth Focus/GK Music Battle of the Bands

February 27, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


RUN w/HANDOUT ART

Note: Can we cut out the art, wrapping text around the image of him signing?

February 26, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


MJC Friends of Music present Alumni Concert

MODESTO – The Friends of Music of Modesto Junior College will present an Alumni Concert on Friday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall on MJC's East Campus. Music will include musical theatre, opera, art song and guitar.

February 26, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


YExplore plans Photography as well as nature workshops in Hetch Hetchy &Yosemite Valley

YOSEMITE– Spring is a time of wonder in Yosemite National Park. Melting winter snow transforms into roaring waterfalls that attract visitors from across the globe.

February 26, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Air force jazz band in free concert with Diana Schuur at Delta College

STOCKTON - The United States Air Force Jazz Ensemble "The Commanders" with guest artist Diane Schuur, will touchdown in Stockton on Sunday, April 14, 3 p.m., for an inspirational free concert at Delta College's Atherton Auditorium.

February 26, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Does Oscar await Affleck's 'Argo?'

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nominations morning last month revealed major surprises for the Academy Awards, promising one of the most wide-open campaigns ever for Hollywood's highest honors.

February 21, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


David Gregory re-ups as NBC’s 'Meet the Press' host

NEW YORK (AP) - David Gregory has re-upped as host of "Meet the Press."

February 21, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Nevada Gov. Sandoval signs online gambling legislation

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Gov. Brian Sandoval signed legislation Thursday legalizing online gambling in Nevada, capping a dizzying day at the Legislature as lawmakers passed the bill through the Assembly and Senate as an emergency measure.

February 21, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Students replace leggy models as this year’s Oscar trophy carriers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - You know those tall, leggy beauties that normally carry the Oscar trophies so the stars can present them?

February 21, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


DC pairing Batman, Superman in new title

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - DC Entertainment says it will unveil a new ongoing series focusing on Superman and Batman, two of the publisher's best-known and revered heroes.

February 21, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


NBC hires Axelrod, former Obama strategist

NEW YORK (AP) - David Axelrod, former strategist and aide to President Barack Obama, has landed a new job at NBC News.

February 19, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


JFK memorabilia fetches about $2M at auction

AMESBURY, Mass. (AP) - A private collection of John F. Kennedy memorabilia brought in almost $2 million at auction, including $570,000 for the former president's Air Force One leather bomber jacket.

February 19, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Animal Planet special ‘Glory Hounds’ shows glory, trauma of military dogs

LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's been almost seven months since a bomb exploded on a strip of dirt in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Leonard Anderson can only remember a reassuring voice.

February 19, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Judge blocks NYC from Ken Burns film footage

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge on Tuesday blocked New York City from getting footage gathered by documentary filmmaker Ken Burns in research for his movie about the five men exonerated in the Central Park jogger rape case.

February 19, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


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SJ museum adds major exhibit on early settlers

LODI - A new permanent exhibition has been completed at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum. It tells the story of the early American settlers of the region, families who came after the Gold Rush to build farms and futures here. "The Historical Society was extremely fortunate to be able to use the Elliott family as an example of the early settlers. They came from their tallgrass prairie homestead in Illinois to San Joaquin County in 1859," says David Stuart, director of the museum. "Their descendants preserved one of the six wagons that made up the Elliott family wagon train; it ...

January 28, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


EU High JROTC dinner Feb. 27

The East Union High JROTC Fundraiser Dinner is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 27, at Chez Shari, 305 North Union Road, Manteca.

January 28, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Museum seeks volunteer docents

Volunteers are being sought to serve as docents for the Manteca Historical Society Museum.

January 28, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC science series talk on Wednesdays

MODESTO - Modesto Junior College's weekly Science Colloquium spring semester series continues today with "Valley Fever: It's Tthis Valley That Gave it its Name" presented by pulmonologist Dr. Robert Tanka.

January 27, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Wine tasting weekend set in Calaveras

MURPHYS - The Calaveras Winegrape Alliance presents the 19th annual Presidents' Wine Weekend on Saturday, Feb. 14, and Sunday, Feb. 15, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at all 22 CWA wineries.

January 27, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Royal Southern Brotherhood performs at Black Oak Casino

TUOLUMNE CITY - Southern blues rockers Royal Southern Brotherhood will kick off the entertainment line-up in February at the Black Oak Casino.

January 27, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


‘Girls Night” The Musical’ on stage at Tracy’s Grand Theatre

TRACY - Grand Theatre Center for the Arts presents "Girls Night: The Musical" on Saturday, March 21, from 8 to 10:30 p.m.

January 27, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


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


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