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Black Oak Casino featuring well-known western singers

TUOLUMNE CITY -Western signing at its finest will be coming to Black Oak Casino next month. Well-known Western entertainers Dave Stamey and David Bradley will perform together in a unique show on Thursday, Aug. 2, at 8 p.m.

July 18, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


California State Fair features ‘The Farm’

SACRAMENTO –"The Farm", located at the south end of the fairgrounds behind Building B is a scene to dazzle the senses.

July 18, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Woody Guthrie's 100th birthday celebrated in Okla.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Folk singer and native Oklahoman Woody Guthrie was "probably not one of the favorite sons" when he was alive, a state senator said. But Guthrie's legacy has inspired a celebration in honor of his 100th birthday this Sunday at the annual festival in his hometown of Okemah.

July 15, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Helen Reddy comes out of retirement

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Helen Reddy failed to take her own advice for the last few years - she did not "Keep on Singing," to quote the title of her 1974 hit.

July 15, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Manteca man makes third donation for hospitalized children at Doctors

Andrew Knopf has a love for children and a personal appreciation for Doctors Hospital and he is showing it with his continued donations that he hopes will make the stay of youngsters more pleasant.

July 14, 2012 | Glenn Kahl | People & Entertainment


200 strong Petropoulos family celebrating 100 years in America

Ted Poulos' 85th birthday is being celebrated Saturday at Northgate Park in conjunction with marking his family's century of living and working in America from their native Piana, Greece.

July 12, 2012 | Glenn Kahl | People & Entertainment


Hooters World Wing-Eating competition at state fair

SACRAMENTO - The California State Fair is hosting the Hooters World Wing-Eating Championship on Saturday, July 14, at 6 p.m. on the Promenade Stage.

July 12, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Ty Herndon headlines Black Oak Casino concert lineup for August

TUOLUMNE - Country music star Ty Herndon will be performing at Black Oak Casino in August.

July 12, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Reba, Whiskey Dawn performing at Ironstone Vineyards on July 21

MURPHYS - Country music star Reba will be performing at Ironstone Vineyards on Saturday, July 21, at 7:30 p.m.

July 12, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Borgnine’s motto: ‘You gotta go to work’

LOS ANGELES (AP) - He was a tubby tough guy with a pug of a mug, as unlikely a big-screen star or a romantic lead as could be imagined.

July 09, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Korean War veteran Les Thomas of Manteca is Veteran of the Year

Assemblyman Bill Berryhill has honored Les Thomas as the 26th Assembly District's Veteran of the Year.

July 04, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Manteca’s Zaragoza family honored for supporting organ donation effort

Members of a Manteca family who became passionate supporters of lifesaving organ and tissue donation after their loved became a donor have received an award from the California Transplant Donor Network.

July 04, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Kanye performs, wins best group with Jay-Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The BET Awards didn't begin with a bang but an extended bleep, as the censor police worked overtime during a performance by Kanye West's G.O.O.D Music group and Samuel L. Jackson and Spike Lee's parody of Jay-Z and West's hit song "... In Paris."

July 02, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Legend Music in top 100, hosts free guitar clinic Friday evening

Doug John didn't pick up a guitar until he was 55.

June 20, 2012 | Jason Campbell | People & Entertainment


‘Abraham Lincoln’ a murky, joyless hunt

By CHRISTY LEMIRE

June 20, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


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Paula Deen said she identifies with Michael Sam

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Paula Deen says she relates to football player Michael Sam and his desire to avoid being labeled.

February 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


McLarty nixes naming Arquette’s baby Astro

NEW YORK (AP) - There's one name David Arquette's expectant girlfriend will not allow for their baby boy: Astro.

February 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Why are there few 9 best picture nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Was it Lee Daniels' "The Butler," the folk rock bio pic "Inside Llewyn Davis," or Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine"?

February 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Oscars expect sun, but ready for rain on show day

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Like the annual Tournament of Roses parade, the Oscars are usually blessed with standard Southern California weather: sunshine and blue skies.

February 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


OSCAR NEWS

• OSCARS TO STREAM LIVE ONLINE FOR FIRST TIME: LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Academy Awards ceremony will stream live online for the first time to select cable providers in eight U.S. cities.

February 27, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Jim Lange, ‘The Dating Game’ host, dies at 81

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jim Lange, the first host of the popular game show "The Dating Game," has died at his home in Mill Valley. He was 81.

February 26, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Bass Pro offers free fishing programs

The Spring Fishing Classic at Bass Pro Shops, 1356 Bass Pro Drive in Manteca provides adults, children and families the chance to learn how to fish at no cost.

February 25, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Tango party in Modesto March 1

MODESTO - Marcelo Molina and Carolina Vazquez, 2011and 2013 Argentine Tango USA Stage Champions, will return to Modesto on Saturday, March 1, for two workshops and to perform at a milonga (tango party).

February 25, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Oak Grove fishing derby Saturday

STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the California State Department of Fish and Game will plant 2,700 pounds of trout at Oak Grove Regional Park for the 11th Annual Bob McMillen Memorial Fishing Tournament on Saturday, March 1.

February 25, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Ramis, Zen master to a wild comedy storm, dies

"Caddyshack." ''National Lampoon's Animal House." ''Ghostbusters." ''Groundhog Day." ''Stripes."

February 24, 2014 | By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer | People & Entertainment


Sixth Floor Trio staging concert at Turlock Community Theatre

TURLOCK – Unexpected instrumentation produces unsurpassed results when the Sixth Floor Trio presents their continuum of styles and cultures at the historic Turlock Community Theatre on Tuesday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m.

February 19, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Could ‘Wolf’ mark end of DiCaprio’s O scar drought?

BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - Leonardo DiCaprio is poking his head out of a poolside room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

February 19, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


MJC presents screening of ‘Tough Guise 2’

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.

February 19, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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