NEW BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN ALBUM OUT MARCH 6: NEW YORK (AP) - Bruce Springsteen's new album, "Wrecking Ball," will be out March 6, and he's just released a new single, "We Take Care of Our Own."
BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - The black-and-white silent film "The Artist" led the Golden Globes with three wins Sunday at a show that spread Hollywood's love around among a broad range of films, including best drama recipient "The Descendants" and its star, George Clooney.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt fully dressed their part as a glamorous Hollywood power couple at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards: She in a body-hugging white strapless gown with a flash of red at the bustline by Atelier Versace that matched perfectly her lips and handbag, and he in a classic, bow-tie tuxedo by Salvatore Ferragamo.
Winners of the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Sunday in Beverly Hills:
NEW YORK (AP) - Three time's the charm - if that's not the wrong word for Ricky Gervais' third year as scathing steward of the Golden Globes.
BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - The names were familiar: Kelsey Grammer, Matt LeBlanc, Claire Danes, Laura Dern and Jessica Lange. The television work for which they were honored by the Golden Globes Sunday night wasn't.
NEW YORK (AP) - "All My Children" veteran Susan Lucci is returning to the world of soap operas. But this time, the stories will be real.
COUNTRY STAR KEITH URBAN RETURNING TO STAGE: NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) - Keith Urban will return to the stage on Feb. 3 at the Grand Ole Opry following vocal surgery.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Get ready for another dose of Blake Shelton as country's hottest leading man joins Reba McEntire again this year as co-host of The Academy of Country Music Awards.
SANTA CRUZ (AP) - "American Idol" finalist James Durbin has married longtime girlfriend Heidi Lowe in a New Year's Eve ceremony at the edge of a California redwood forest.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Bonnie Raitt is releasing a new album in 2012, her first in seven years.
GALESBURG, Ill. (AP) - Two people who pulled up at a McDonald's drive-thru in western Illinois completely naked face public indecency charges.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) - Not every county sheriff gets to be sworn in by the voice of Darth Vader.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On the second floor of the Playboy Mansion, beyond the seemingly endless hallway lined with photos of the famous folks who have visited the legendary party playground, is a narrow staircase that leads to a small loft.
EARLY, Iowa (AP) - Republican Michele Bachmann's closest congressional ally has offered kind words for the presidential candidate but stopped short of an outright endorsement that could lift her back-of-the-pack campaign.
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.