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Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dies at age 86

NEWPORT BEACH . (AP) - Dan Gurney, the first driver with victories in each of the Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR Cup series, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86.

January 14, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

YouTube suspends star over suicide video, doesn’t shut door on future

PASADENA (AP) - YouTube has suspended a star who posted video images of what appeared to be a suicide victim but said Saturday that doesn't mean it won't work with him in the future.

January 14, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Oprah, ‘Three Billboards’ triumph

BEVERKLY HILLS (AP) - With a red carpet dyed black by actresses dressed in a color-coordinated statement, the Golden Globes were transformed into an A-list expression of female empowerment in the post-Harvey Weinstein era. Oprah Winfrey led the charge.

January 07, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Jerry Van Dyke, ‘Coach’ star, brother of Dick, dies at 86

NEW YORK (AP) - Jerry Van Dyke, the younger brother of Dick Van Dyke who struggled for decades to achieve his own stardom before clicking as the dim-witted sidekick in television's "Coach," died Friday in Arkansas, according to his manager. He was 86.

January 07, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Legendary astronaut, moonwalker John Young dies at age 87

HOUSTION (AP) - Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday. Young was 87.

January 07, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Cumming says important to portray gay character in time of Trump

PASADENA (AP) - Actor Alan Cumming, who is portraying what is believed to be the first gay lead character in a broadcast network drama, said Saturday that it's particularly important that the milestone is happening during President Donald Trump's administration.

January 07, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Grafton, writer of ‘alphabet’ mysteries, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sue Grafton, author of the best-selling "alphabet series" of mystery novels, has died in Santa Barbara. She was 77.

December 29, 2017 | | People & Entertainment

Year’s box office drops, still 3rd highest gross in history

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After two consecutive record-breaking years at the domestic box office, 2017 was the year the momentum slowed - even with the late adrenaline boost of a new "Star Wars" film.

December 29, 2017 | | People & Entertainment

Trump: Amazon should pay more to Postal Service

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump returned to a favorite target Friday, saying that should be charged more by the U.S. Postal Service for the packages it sends around the world.

December 29, 2017 | | People & Entertainment

LA Critics name ‘Call Me By Your Name’ best film of 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - The Los Angeles Film Critics Association voted "Call Me By Your Name" the best film of the year, bestowing a total of three awards on Luca Guadagnino's erotic coming-of-age tale.

December 03, 2017 | | People & Entertainment

Q-Tip blasts Grammys for failing to nominate Tribe album

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest is blasting the Grammys in an angry video for failing to recognize the band's final album with a nomination.

November 28, 2017 | | People & Entertainment

Spring wedding at Windsor Castle for Prince Harry and Markle

LONDON (AP) - It will be a spring wedding on the glorious grounds of Windsor Castle for love-struck Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

November 28, 2017 | | People & Entertainment

Aspiring actress details allegations against Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) - An aspiring actress who met Harvey Weinstein by chance in 2014 detailed in tears Tuesday how she said the media mogul made her stand in front of a mirror in his hotel room in Cannes, France, while he stood behind her, groping her and forcing her to perform a sex act after pretending to be interested in her career.

November 28, 2017 | | People & Entertainment

Charles Manson is dead

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In the summer of 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and rewrote the history of an era.

November 20, 2017 | | People & Entertainment

Senator Al Franken cut from PBS David Letterman tribute

LOS ANGELES (AP) - PBS and WETA say Minnesota U.S. Senator Al Franken will not appear substantially in David Letterman's Mark Twain Prize special airing Monday night.

November 19, 2017 | Ryan Balbeuna | People & Entertainment

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Nun involved in lawsuit with Katy Perry over convent dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A nun who was involved in a lawsuit with pop star Katy Perry over the sale of a convent in Los Angeles ...

March 12, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Billy Graham mourned as body taken to his library

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Admirers took photos on their phones, fire trucks parked on freeway overpasses and police officers saluted as a motorcade carrying the ...

February 25, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show set for Feb. 23-25 at fairgrounds

PLEASANTON – Anglers from the Bay Area to the Oregon border and Sierra to the sea are prepping for the 2018 Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show, Feb ...

February 11, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

MJC faculty recital Feb. 23

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Friends of Music concert series is offering a Faculty Recital on Friday, Feb, 23, at 7 p.m. in the ...

February 11, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Unlimited movie-theater deal may not last

NEW YORK (AP) - MoviePass is trying to bring to movie theaters what Netflix did for DVDs and online streaming: Let subscribers watch as many movies ...

February 09, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

‘It’s such a loss’ — Tom Petty mourned at Grammy Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - With song and words, Tom Petty was mourned at the Grammys, with artists as diverse as a children's music writer and ...

January 29, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Bruno Mars wins 6 for 6 during 2018 Grammy Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Bruno Mars owned the Grammys with his R&B-inspired album "24K Magic," winning all six awards he was nominated for at a ...

January 28, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Activist who helped legalize medical pot in California, dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dennis Peron, an activist who was among the first people to argue for the benefits of marijuana for AIDS patients and helped ...

January 28, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Morgan Freeman accepts life achievement honors at SAG

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Morgan Freeman first stood on a stage when he was 8 years old, playing Little Boy Blue in a pageant. That's ...

January 22, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

‘Three Billboards’ sweeps female- focused SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Western-inspired revenge tale "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" swept the female-focused and led Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday with wins for ...

January 22, 2018 | | People & Entertainment


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