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DeKok relives being told several times he was dying from cancer

RIPON - A soft-spoken man of faith – retired National Guardsman Bill DeKok – told Rotarians Wednesday noon how he had survived a death sentence from pancreatic cancer.

September 27, 2012 | Glenn Kahl | People & Entertainment


Fiddle, chili competition set Oct. 7 at Columbia State Park

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Chamber of Commerce is staging the 30th annual Fiddle & Bango contest plus chili cook-off on Saturday Oct. 6.

September 27, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton Chorale conducting November concerts on “Saints, Queens and Mothers”

STOCKTON - The Stockton Chorale will bring a celebration of music by and about women who are Saints, Queens and Mothers on Nov. 2 and 4.

September 27, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


East Bay Mudd band helps power Pumpkin Fair Main Stage music

East Bay Mudd band helps power Pumpkin Fair Main Stage music

September 26, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Casino night offers Texas Hold ’Em with chance to play at Casino Real

Texas Hold 'Em players that manage to win at the Give Every Child A Chance 12th Annual Kings and Queens Casino Night Fundraiser on Saturday will make out like bandits.

September 26, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Modesto Film Society screens two cinema classics

MODESTO - Just in time for the 2012 presidential election, the Modesto Film Society's Cinema Club presents the political satire "Being There" on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m., at Modesto's Historic State Theatre.

September 26, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


"Wild Planet Day" Science Fest Oct. 13 at MJC

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Great Valley Museum and Science, Mathematics and Engineering Division are hosting a family oriented Science Fest with the theme "Wild Planet Day" on Saturday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

September 25, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


MJC Celebrates 60th Agriculture Open House

MODESTO - Modesto Junior College invites the public to the 60th Annual Agriculture Open House on Thursday, October 11 in the newly-constructed Agriculture Center for Education, 'ACE' Pavilion located off Brink Avenue on MJC's West Campus. MJC Agriculture students will plan, construct and present displays, which feature the many Agriculture majors offered at the college. Additionally there will be tours of the Agriculture instructional livestock production units and the Agriculture Intern housing. The tours and displays will begin at 4 p.m. originating at the 'ACE' Pavilion. A BBQ chicken dinner will be served from 5 to 6:30 p ...

September 25, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


2D-3D art exhibit set for Delta gallery

STOCKTON - Delta Center for the Arts LH Horton Jr Gallery presents the 3rd Annual 2D–3D National Exhibition and Awards Competition, Oct. 4 through Nov. 1 at Delta College's Shima Center.

September 25, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Angels Camp stages centennial bash as incorporated city Saturday

ANGELS CAMP – The main event in the historic Gold Rush town of Angels Camp's year-long celebration of its 100th anniversary as an incorporated city is set for Saturday, Sept. 29, when a Street Fair from 11 a.m.to 4 p.m. will close Main Street (Highway 49) for the first time in over 50 years.

September 25, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Jon Stewart drops f-bomb; Party starts

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Show Bits brings you the 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards through the eyes of Associated Press journalists.

September 23, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Color - & a little leg - get noticed at Emmys

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sofia Vergara and Heidi Klum ramped up the sizzle Sunday night on the Emmy Awards red carpet that already had TV's biggest stars talking about just how hot they were because of the sweltering temperatures in Los Angeles.

September 23, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


'Homeland' and 'Modern Family' win big at 2012 Emmys Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The terrorism thriller "Homeland" and "Modern Family" were the top winners at Sunday's Emmy Awards in a ceremony that veered between daring and predictability in honors and Jimmy Kimmel's turn as host.

September 23, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton Civic casts its holiday production of ‘White Christmas’ opening on Nov. 14

STOCKTON - Stockton Civic Theatre's artistic director Jim Coleman has cast the holiday classic "White Christmas," scheduled to open at SCT on Nov. 14.

September 19, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Topless tempest: Kate photos spark palace fury

LONDON (AP) - Paparazzi, French media and a British royal: The publication of topless photos of Prince William's wife Kate has reunited the same players whose clash ended with the untimely death of his mother, Princess Diana, in a Parisian car crash.

September 15, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


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Picnic at the Pops! salutes Neil Diamond

MODESTO - The Modesto Symphony Orchestra will present its 20th annual outdoor concert, Picnic at the Pops! on Saturday, Sept. 6, on the grounds of the E&J Gallo Winery.

September 01, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


10 new fall TV shows worthy of a first-night look

NEW YORK (AP) - It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare.

August 26, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


149th annual Scottish Highland Gathering & Games this weekend

PLEASANTON - The 1st Battalion Pipes & Drums Scots Guards and the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band have been signed to perform at the 149th Scottish Highland Gathering & Games, set for this Saturday and Sunday during Labor Day weekend at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.

August 26, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


5 fall broadcast frosh fail to impress

NEW YORK (AP) - While the new broadcast season will bring many potential delights, a handful of fall entries fall far short. Fair warning from a critic looking out for you:

August 26, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Louis-Dreyfus, Parsons, win Emmys

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Network comedies including "The Big Bang Theory" and "Modern Family" started out strong at Monday's Emmy Awards, and so did "True Detective" nominee Matthew McConaughey - even before his category came up.

August 25, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Ironstone Concours d’Elegance rolls into Murphys on Sept. 27

MURPHYS - The 18th annual Ironstone Concours d'Elegance will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys.

August 20, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Quintet performs at Twisted Oak Winery

VALLECITO - The John Jorgenson Quintet performs Saturday, Aug. 23, at Twisted Oak Winery in Vallecito starting at 7:30 p.m.

August 20, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Bieber reaches plea deal in Fla. drag race case

MIAMI (AP) - Justin Bieber will plead guilty to lesser charges stemming from his arrest in South Florida in what police initially described as an illegal street drag race, two people directly involved in the case told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

August 13, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, 63, kills himself

TIBURON (AP) - Robin Williams, the Academy Award winner and comic supernova whose explosions of pop culture riffs and impressions dazzled audiences for decades and made him a gleamy-eyed laureate for the Information Age, died Monday in an apparent suicide. He was 63.

August 12, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Picnic at the Pops! salutes Neil Diamond

MODESTO - The Modesto Symphony Orchestra will present its 20th annual outdoor concert, Picnic at the Pops! on Saturday, Sept. 6, on the grounds of the E&J Gallo Winery.

August 05, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton Symphony opens its 88th season on Sept. 13

STOCKTON - Everything from Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 to the music of Billy Joel, from the dazzling symphonic spectacle of Carmina Burana to the anticipated return of Cirque de la Symphonie, from classical music inspired by planets far, far away to some of the best known compositions of Leonard Bernstein is part of the Stockton Symphony's 2014-15 Season.

August 05, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Cast of ‘Big Bang Theory’ sign new season contracts

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The studio that produces "The Big Bang Theory" said it has reached contract deals with the sitcom's cast.

August 05, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Critter Corral at museum on weekends

LODI - Visit and pet a variety of live farm animals every weekend this August at the new Critter Corral at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum in Micke Grove Regional Park. Encounters with the animals are free with regular Museum admission, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., through Aug. 31.

August 05, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Hearing reset in Justin Bieber DUI incident

MIAMI (AP) - A Miami-Dade County judge has postponed a hearing to determine whether Justin Bieber will be tried on charges of driving under the influence and resisting arrest.

August 05, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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