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Father of TV sketch comedy Sid Caesar passes at age 91

NEW YORK (AP) - Milton Berle was the funnyman whose pioneering presence in the nation's living rooms earned him the title Mr. Television.

February 12, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Comic Steve Martin performs March 15 at Bob Hope Theatre

STOCKTON – Comedian Steve Martin backed by the Steep Canyon Rangers bluegrass band are appearing Saturday, March 15, at the Bob Hope Theatre in downtown Stockton.

February 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Big Band music at Bob Hope Feb. 21

STOCKTON - To the delight of Hepcats, Lindy Hoppers and lovers of Swing Jazz, the brassy, all-singing, all-dancing, all-American 1940s musical revue, In The Mood is coming to Stockton in celebration of its 20th season.

February 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC dance concert offers 5 dates

MODESTO – Modesto Junior College Dance and Theatre will present Off~Balance in Repertory Concert on Feb. 19, 20, 21, and 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. in the MJC Performing and Media Arts Center Auditorium. "It's All About What Inspires You…" is the theme of this year's performance.

February 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Warring weather channels vie for television viewers

NEW YORK (AP) - A sudden change in the weather means real money for Paul Falavolito. When a snowstorm rolls in, the chief of a small, non-profit ambulance service in White Oak, Pa., has to keep paramedics in ambulance bays longer. If there's a break in the weather, he can let idling crews go home rather than paying them overtime.

February 10, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Discovery to air wingsuit flight off Everest peak

NEW YORK (AP) - Discovery Channel plans a live broadcast of the first wingsuit flight off the summit of Mount Everest.

February 05, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Chili cook off on Feb. 23 set for Mayor’s arts committee

Manteca Mayor's Committee on the Arts 4th Annual Chili Cook Off is set for Sunday, Feb. 23, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.

February 05, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Bieber vs. Ford: Canada’s favorite bad boys as well as target of all jokes

TORONTO (AP) - Pop star Justin Bieber is giving Toronto Mayor Rob Ford a brief respite as Canada's favorite bad boy and butt of all jokes.

January 30, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis make a ‘Heist’ of Grammys

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis might shop at thrift shops, but they now have a ton of Grammy gold.

January 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Script in the works for possible new Bill Cosby sitcom

NEW YORK (AP) - NBC is confirming that Bill Cosby is developing a possible new sitcom he would star in.

January 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


classics Feb. 14-15 at Gallo Arts Center

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January 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Elton John challenges new harsh Russian anti-gay law

NEW YORK (AP) - Entertainer-songwriter Elton John is declaring his support of the Russian people, and he says they still accept him despite that country's harsh new anti-gay law.

January 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Sales for Salinger books jump after TV doc airs

NEW YORK (AP) - The airing of a J.D. Salinger documentary has returned "The Catcher in the Rye" to the top of best-seller lists.

January 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


So many Grammy await on Sunday

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Predicting who will come up with the next morning's water-cooler moment at the Grammy Awards is just as difficult as guessing who will win album of the year.

January 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Michael Jackson tribute band performing at Black Oak Feb. 15

TUOLUMNE – Michael Jackson fans won't want to miss the electrifying Foreverland tribute band performing at Black Oak Casino Resort on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 9 p.m.

January 22, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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La Grange rodeo set for April 6

LA GRANGE -The La Grange Rodeo is Sunday, April 6, at 1 p.m. at the La Grange Rodeo

March 24, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Twisted Oak winery staging Folk Summer Concert Series

VALLECITO - Looking for something that pairs perfectly with a 2012 Tempranillo, and is more fun than a barrel of rubber chickens?

March 18, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


‘Incredible India’ evening this Saturday

MODESTO – The International Club of Modesto Junior College will hold its annual International Dinner on Saturday, March 22, at 6 p.m. in the social hall of Emanuel Lutheran Church, located at the corner of College and Stoddard Avenues in Modesto.

March 18, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Electronic music concert set for MJC

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents Ultrabeats – Electronic Music Concert on Wednesday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.

March 18, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MTV launches memorial site for character’s death

NEW YORK (AP) - Fans upset about a main character's death in the just-concluded episode of MTV's "Teen Wolf" have a special place to go to vent.

March 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


On the media buffet, people still seek meaty news

WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans of all ages still pay heed to serious news even as they seek out the lighter stuff, choosing their own way across a media landscape that no longer relies on front pages and evening newscasts to dictate what's worth knowing, according to a new study from the Media Insight Project.

March 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Yoga by Numbers works to bring poses to the people

BOW, N.H. (AP) - Combine Twister, paint-by-numbers and the ancient Hindu practice of breath control, meditation and poses, and you get Yoga by Numbers.

March 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Violin & viola performance featured during March 22 symphony concert

STOCKTON - When the Stockton Symphony performs its Classics IV concert at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, in Atherton Auditorium on the Delta College campus, members of the audience will have the fortunate opportunity to hear the distinguishing nuances of sound that emanate from the viola versus the violin.

March 11, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Keith Richards picture book out this fall

NEW YORK (AP) - Keith Richards is writing a children's book. He really is.

March 11, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC to host 61st Annual Future Farmers of America Field Day

MODESTO – It is competitive, it is educational, and it is a long standing Modesto Junior College agricultural tradition at its best. It is the 61st Annual Future Farmers of America Field Day hosted by the MJC Agriculture & Environmental Sciences Division and Young Farmers. The Field Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 29.

March 11, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


St. Mary’s High Theatre students staging ‘Shrek the Musical’ at UOP

STOCKTON - Everybody's favorite ogre is coming to the stage.

March 11, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Ports plan free FanFest on April 12

STOCKTON - The Stockton Ports Anchor Fund will host a free FanFest on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

March 11, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


CASTING JESUS CHRIST

NEW YORK (AP) - They say you can never be too rich or too thin. Surely it goes without saying that you can't be too good-looking, either, right? Especially in Hollywood.

March 06, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Queen, Adam Lambert to embark on tour

NEW YORK (AP) - Adam Lambert has never paid attention to the haters, and he won't start now as the lead singer for the rock band Queen on their upcoming summer tour.

March 06, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Sierra Rep hosts Les Misérables brunch

SONORA - Sierra Repertory Theatre continues to celebrate the start of its 35th Anniversary season with its first-ever Directors Brunch.

March 04, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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