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MODESTO – The Friends of Music of Modesto Junior College will present an Alumni Concert on Friday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall on MJC's East Campus. Music will include musical theatre, opera, art song and guitar.
YOSEMITE– Spring is a time of wonder in Yosemite National Park. Melting winter snow transforms into roaring waterfalls that attract visitors from across the globe.
STOCKTON - The United States Air Force Jazz Ensemble "The Commanders" with guest artist Diane Schuur, will touchdown in Stockton on Sunday, April 14, 3 p.m., for an inspirational free concert at Delta College's Atherton Auditorium.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nominations morning last month revealed major surprises for the Academy Awards, promising one of the most wide-open campaigns ever for Hollywood's highest honors.
NEW YORK (AP) - David Gregory has re-upped as host of "Meet the Press."
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Gov. Brian Sandoval signed legislation Thursday legalizing online gambling in Nevada, capping a dizzying day at the Legislature as lawmakers passed the bill through the Assembly and Senate as an emergency measure.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - You know those tall, leggy beauties that normally carry the Oscar trophies so the stars can present them?
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - DC Entertainment says it will unveil a new ongoing series focusing on Superman and Batman, two of the publisher's best-known and revered heroes.
NEW YORK (AP) - David Axelrod, former strategist and aide to President Barack Obama, has landed a new job at NBC News.
AMESBURY, Mass. (AP) - A private collection of John F. Kennedy memorabilia brought in almost $2 million at auction, including $570,000 for the former president's Air Force One leather bomber jacket.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's been almost seven months since a bomb exploded on a strip of dirt in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Leonard Anderson can only remember a reassuring voice.
NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge on Tuesday blocked New York City from getting footage gathered by documentary filmmaker Ken Burns in research for his movie about the five men exonerated in the Central Park jogger rape case.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan stars in "Zero Dark Thirty," from early scenes at a detention site to the dramatic closing minutes as Navy SEALs assault the hideout of Osama bin Laden. But the Academy Award-nominated film about the hunt for the al-Qaida leader has sparked a controversy here about its portrayal of the country, and it will likely not be shown on the local big screen anytime soon.
MODESTO – The Music Departments of Modesto Junior College, San Joaquin Delta College, University of the Pacific and Sacramento State University present the Guitarraganza 2015 – Guitar Festival with six concerts scheduled from March 12 through March 15, including two performances by the critically acclaimed Texas Guitar Quartet.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Theater Department will stage William Shakespeare's tragic love story "Romeo and Juliet" on March 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 & 28 at 7:30 p.m. and March 29 at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto.
Highland Way is bringing Celtic music to the next Ripon Arts League concert set for Thursday, March 12, at the Ripon High multi-use building, 301 N. Acacia, Ripon.
The Modesto Symphony Orchestra led by guest conductor Michael Berkowitz will present "The Sounds of New Orleans: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong" featuring trumpet virtuoso Byron Stripling on both vocals and trumpet, Friday, March 13, at 8 p.m. at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto.
MODESTO – The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer a presentation on "How America Protects its 'Yosemites in the Sea' - the National Marine Sanctuary System" by William Douros, west coast regional director for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.
The Trips N' Tours group based at the Manteca Senior Center offers trips for people of all ages meaning you do not have to be a senior to participate.
NEW YORK (AP) - Famed and infamous heiress Patty Hearst was back in the news Monday after a dog she co-owns won its group at the Westminster Kennel Club show.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - When Universal bumped "Fifty Shades of Grey" from August 2014 to Valentine's Day, 2015, it seemed like a cheesy gimmick. Now that box office results are in, it's clear that was the most brilliant stroke of all.
NEW YORK (AP) - With a measure of anniversary hoopla perhaps exceeded only by the nation's bicentennial, "Saturday Night Live" celebrated its 40th season on Sunday with a 3½-hour gala of stars, laughs and memories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lady Gaga. Jennifer Hudson. Common and John Legend. Adam Levine. Rita Ora. Tegan & Sara. Tim McGraw.
PLEASANTON - The annual Northern California Fly Fishing Show begins the 2015 angling season at the Alameda County Fairgrounds on Friday, Feb. 20, through Sunday, Feb.22.
Charles Darwin's 206th birthday will be celebrated this Saturday at the Manteca Library.
LODI - A new permanent exhibition has been completed at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum. It tells the story of the early American settlers of the region, families who came after the Gold Rush to build farms and futures here. "The Historical Society was extremely fortunate to be able to use the Elliott family as an example of the early settlers. They came from their tallgrass prairie homestead in Illinois to San Joaquin County in 1859," says David Stuart, director of the museum. "Their descendants preserved one of the six wagons that made up the Elliott family wagon train; it ...
The East Union High JROTC Fundraiser Dinner is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 27, at Chez Shari, 305 North Union Road, Manteca.
Volunteers are being sought to serve as docents for the Manteca Historical Society Museum.