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!.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the film "Tough Guise 2" on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Avenue.
SONORA - Sierra Repertory Theatre opens its 2014 season this March with the epic Les Miserables.
PLEASANTON – A cornucopia of 100-plus exhibitor booths displaying the latest tackle, clothing and fly-fishing accessories will be joined by destinations from Alaska to Argentina greeting visitors when the annual Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show opens Feb. 21-23 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.
MODESTO -The Modesto Junior College Theatre Department and Gallo Center for the Arts will present Thornton Wilder's classic 1938 comedy/drama Our Town on March 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. and March 15 and 16 at 2 p.m. in the Foster Theatre of the Gallo Center for the Arts, 1000 I Street in Modesto.
STOCKTON - The Ying Quartet is returning to the University of the Pacific on Sunday, April 6.
NEW YORK (AP) - Milton Berle was the funnyman whose pioneering presence in the nation's living rooms earned him the title Mr. Television.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) - Discovery Channel plans a live broadcast of the first wingsuit flight off the summit of Mount Everest.
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.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis might shop at thrift shops, but they now have a ton of Grammy gold.
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC is confirming that Bill Cosby is developing a possible new sitcom he would star in.