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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


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


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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Nun involved in lawsuit with Katy Perry over convent dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A nun who was involved in a lawsuit with pop star Katy Perry over the sale of a convent in Los Angeles ...

March 12, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Billy Graham mourned as body taken to his library

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Admirers took photos on their phones, fire trucks parked on freeway overpasses and police officers saluted as a motorcade carrying the ...

February 25, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show set for Feb. 23-25 at fairgrounds

PLEASANTON – Anglers from the Bay Area to the Oregon border and Sierra to the sea are prepping for the 2018 Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show, Feb ...

February 11, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

MJC faculty recital Feb. 23

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Friends of Music concert series is offering a Faculty Recital on Friday, Feb, 23, at 7 p.m. in the ...

February 11, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Unlimited movie-theater deal may not last

NEW YORK (AP) - MoviePass is trying to bring to movie theaters what Netflix did for DVDs and online streaming: Let subscribers watch as many movies ...

February 09, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

‘It’s such a loss’ — Tom Petty mourned at Grammy Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - With song and words, Tom Petty was mourned at the Grammys, with artists as diverse as a children's music writer and ...

January 29, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Bruno Mars wins 6 for 6 during 2018 Grammy Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Bruno Mars owned the Grammys with his R&B-inspired album "24K Magic," winning all six awards he was nominated for at a ...

January 28, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Activist who helped legalize medical pot in California, dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dennis Peron, an activist who was among the first people to argue for the benefits of marijuana for AIDS patients and helped ...

January 28, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

Morgan Freeman accepts life achievement honors at SAG

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Morgan Freeman first stood on a stage when he was 8 years old, playing Little Boy Blue in a pageant. That's ...

January 22, 2018 | | People & Entertainment

‘Three Billboards’ sweeps female- focused SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Western-inspired revenge tale "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" swept the female-focused and led Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday with wins for ...

January 22, 2018 | | People & Entertainment


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