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Charlie Liteky, who gave back his Medal of Honor, dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Charlie Liteky, an Army chaplain in Vietnam who was awarded the Medal of Honor for rescuing more than 20 wounded men but later gave it back in protest and became a peace activist, has died.

January 22, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


‘La La Land,’ ‘Moonlight’ top Golden Globes

BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - "La La Land" steamrolled through a Jimmy Fallon-hosted Golden Globes that mixed the expected, Champagne-sipping Hollywood celebration with often-voiced concern over president-elect Donald Trump.

January 08, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher to be buried together

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Debbie Reynolds' son said Friday his mother and sister, actress Carrie Fisher, will have a joint funeral and will be buried together.

December 30, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Zsa Zsa Gabor’s life, glamour, honored at funeral Mass

BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - Zsa Zsa Gabor was remembered Friday during a funeral Mass for being the epitome of Hollywood glamour, an elegant and attention-seeking actress who paved the way for future generations of celebrities.

December 30, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Beloved Golden State Warriors fan ‘Sweetie’ dies at 107

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A 107-year-old Northern California woman who gained fame very late in life as an avid and gregarious fan of the Golden State Warriors died Thursday.

December 23, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Zsa Zsa Gabor dies at age 99

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Zsa Zsa Gabor, the jet-setting Hungarian actress who made a career out of multiple marriages, conspicuous wealth and jaded wisdom about the glamorous life, has died. She was 99.

December 18, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Homeless advocate who lost leg returns to LA’s Skid Row

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A homeless advocate who lost his leg to the streets has returned to Skid Row in a wheelchair.

December 11, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


‘Last Tango in Paris’ rape scene sparks new outrage

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Last Tango in Paris" is making headlines again 44 years after the controversial film came out. A recently unearthed video interview with Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci from 2013 has renewed interest, and outrage, over what happened to actress Maria Schneider on set during the infamous butter rape scene.

December 04, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


MADONNA SLAMS TRUMP

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Madonna kissed Ariana Grande, repeatedly criticized President elect Donald Trump and said she was ashamed to be an American in a magnetic performance in Miami on Friday night where she raised more than $7.5 million for the African nation of Malawi.

December 04, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


NBC boss, ‘Mary Tyler Moore Show’ producer Tinker dies

NEW YORK (AP) - Grant Tinker, who brought new polish to the TV world and beloved shows including "Hill Street Blues" to the audience as both a producer and a network boss, has died. He was 90.

November 30, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Cuba’s Fidel Castro dies at 90

HAVANA (AP) - Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half century rule, has died at age 90.

November 25, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Idol’s Taylor Hicks at Bankhead

LIVERMORE - One of the most beloved and popular "American Idol" winners of all time, Taylor Hicks brings his unique take on country, Southern soul, blues and R&B to the Bankhead Theater in December.

November 13, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


Red Tie Arts plans Black Friday concert

Red Tie Arts - a non-profit that staged concerts this past summer at Ripon's Lucca Winery - is launching a winter concert series.

November 13, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


IT’S HALLOWEEN!

Besides traditional trick or treating there are plenty of Halloween activities for kids this evening in Manteca.

October 31, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


‘Pitch’ on Fox explores 1st woman in major leagues

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Remarkably, the lead actress and lead writer of "Pitch" have been asked by strangers whether the Fox TV series about the first woman in the major leagues is based on a true story.

September 21, 2016 | | People & Entertainment


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Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was ...

October 15, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Pulitzer Prize- winning poet, dies at age 96

BELMONT, Mass. (AP) - Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of ...

October 15, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


OJ Simpson freed; parole official says he’ll live in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Officials at a remote Nevada prison where O.J. Simpson was set free early Sunday after nine years for armed robbery arranged ...

October 01, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


New season of ‘SNL’ roars back by mocking Trump early

NEW YORK (AP) - The new season of "Saturday Night Live" wasted no time getting topical - or mocking Donald Trump - with an opening sketch that featured ...

October 01, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Jake LaMotta the boxer who inspired ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging ...

September 21, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


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


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