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Wal-Mart removing Confederate flag items from stores

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Wal-Mart said Monday it is removing any items from its store shelves and website that feature the Confederate flag.

June 23, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Vibrating, rollicking 4-D seats in theaters growing

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mike Koenig sat back in his seat for a recent screening of "Mad Max: Fury Road." But this was no ordinary theater chair.

June 23, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Guardsman surprises his 6 kids at rodeo

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A Nevada National Guardsman has marked the end of a one-year deployment in Afghanistan with a surprise Father's Day weekend homecoming with his wife and six children at the Reno Rodeo.

June 22, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton Civic stages ‘Legally Blonde’

STOCKTON - Stockton Civic Theatre is staging the international award-winning Broadway musical "Legally Blonde". It opens Friday and runs through July 12.

June 17, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC Foundation showcasing “Our Story, Our Legacy” at Summer Sonata

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Foundation will showcase "Our Story…Our Legacy" as the theme for this year's Summer Sonata which is slated for Thursday, July 16, at the Gallo Center for the Arts in downtown Modesto.

June 17, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Free fishing events set for Bass Pro

Kids of all ages can catch their first fish and participate in free, family-friendly activities at Bass Pro Shops Manteca store's "Gone Fishing" events June 13-14 and June 20-21 from noon to 5 p.m. each day.

June 10, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC staging New Play Fest

MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Theater Department presents the New Play Festival featuring "world premieres" of original one act plays written and directed by MJC theater students.

June 10, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC stages New Play Fest

MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Theater Department presents the New Play Festival featuring "world premieres" of original one act plays written and directed by MJC theater students.

May 22, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Plant sale today, Tex-Mex dinner/dance next Saturday

Colony Oak Elementary School's 7th grade is having a garden sale. All of the plants are grown at the school and taken care of by kids. The sale will be held in the school parking lot today, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

May 21, 2015 | Nina Frisby | People & Entertainment


Kilts and hit men make latest Sierra Rep comedy

SONORA - Fast-moving comedy comes to the East Sonora stage May 29 through June 28 in Sierra Repertory Theatre's "Unnecessary Farce."

May 21, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Letterman on retirement: It’s time, but he’s still torn

NEW YORK (AP) - You don't think of David Letterman as a stop-and-smell-the-flowers type, but here he is, at a major turning point yet savoring his chocolate milkshake.

May 14, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton Opera staging beloved Die Fledermaus

STOCKTON - The Stockton Opera p presents Die Fledermaus for two performances on May 29 and 31.

May 14, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


‘Sea Symphony’ concert set for Gallo Center

Music Director David Lockington will lead the Modesto Symphony Orchestra, the Modesto Symphony Chorus and the CSU Stanislaus Concert Chorale & Chamber Singers in Ralph Vaughan Williams' · Symphony No. 1, "A Sea Symphony" on Friday, May 15, and Saturday, May 16, at 8 p.m. at the Gallo Center for the Arts , 1001 I St., in Modesto.

May 07, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MJC offers Hawaiian Music Night

MODESTO - Modesto Junior College Athletics and the Associated Students of Modesto Junior College (ASMJC) present a Hawaiian Concert Night on Friday, May 22, at 6 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto.

May 07, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Railtown roll out red carpet for moms on Mother’s Day

JAMESTOWN – Railtown 1897 State Historic Park plans to treat moms extra special this Mother's Day on Sunday, May 10, by offering excursion train rides, giving away complimentary commemorative Belgian chocolate bars to all mothers who take a train ride (while supplies last), and more.

April 30, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


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Trump omnipresent over ceremony

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump never won an Emmy, it's true. But his presence was felt at this year's television awards ceremony ...

September 18, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


2017 EMMY AWARDS

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The dystopian vision of "The Handmaid's Tale," the deeply cynical Washington comedy "Veep" and the ever-topical "Saturday Night Live" won top ...

September 18, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Gone to Pot: Former Raider is selling weed in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The display case just inside the front door is filled with the kind of stuff you would find at any sports memorabilia ...

September 11, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Miss North Dakota Cara Mund is new Miss America

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Miss North Dakota, a 23-year-old who said President Donald Trump was wrong to pull the United States out of the ...

September 11, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Which Emmy nominee will be Best Drama pick?

NEW YORK (AP) - Year after year, too many Emmy categories are laden with expected and oft-repeated winners. No drama then, when the envelope is torn.

September 11, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Taylor Swift’s eye-popping new video debuts at VMAs

NEW YORK (AP) - Taylor Swift debuted the eye-popping music video for her new song at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, which featured the singer ...

August 27, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Tobe Hooper, ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ director, dies at 74

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tobe Hooper, the horror-movie pioneer whose low-budget sensation "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" took a buzz saw to audiences with its brutally ...

August 27, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of ...

August 20, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Jerry Lewis, comedy icon host dies at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to ...

August 20, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


No ‘Game of Thrones’ in latest HBO hack leak

NEW YORK (AP) - Hackers continue to pester HBO, but didn't release any material related to the network's hit show "Game of Thrones" in ...

August 14, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Pratt drops in at Teen Choice Awards but Cyrus a no-show

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Teen Choice Awards, always a bubble of teenage celebration, took time out during Sunday night's ceremony to consider the world ...

August 13, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Pioneering researcher on the brain’s ‘plasticity’ dies

OAKLAND (AP) - Marian Diamond, a neuroscientist who studied Albert Einstein's brain and was the first to show that the brain's anatomy can change ...

July 30, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Angelina Jolie says child casting story is false, upsetting

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Angelina Jolie says accounts of her casting process for children to appear in her film "First They Killed My Father" are false ...

July 30, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


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