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Romantic crooner Tony Martin dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tony Martin, the romantic singer who appeared in movie musicals from the 1930s to the 1950s and sustained a career in records, television and nightclubs from the Depression era into the 21st century, has died. He was 98.

July 30, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Metallica burns it up at start of Mexico tour

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Metallica vocalist James Hetfield had warned things could get perilous at the start of the band's fifth tour of Mexico, saying "We're very focused on how dangerous this show is."

July 29, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Sheen sitcom poised for 90-episode pickup

BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - Charlie Sheen says he's not insane anymore.

July 29, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


Increase in Burning Man crowd size in desert is challenged

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A California man is appealing the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's decision to increase the Burning Man festival's attendance cap in the Nevada desert.

July 22, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


‘Vampire Diaries’ wins big at Teen Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "The Vampire Diaries" has already sucked up five trophies at the Teen Choice Awards.

July 22, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


YCCD offers nature photography course at High Sierra Institute

SONORA - Spend three days with National Geographic Photographer Phil Schermeister learning the art of nature photography at the High Sierra Institute's Baker Station located on Highway 108 near Kennedy Meadows.

July 21, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


‘Mad Men’ in the hunt for an Emmy Awards record

LOS ANGELES (AP) - This year's Emmy nominations are set for Thursday morning in Los Angeles, with "Mad Men" making a bid for Emmy history, while a couple of fresh-faced girls flirt with possible first nominations.

July 19, 2012 | | People & Entertainment


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


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Harper Lee says she didn’t OK new book about her and her older sister

CHICAGO (AP) - The reclusive author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," one of the most acclaimed novels of the 20th century, says she never gave her approval to a new memoir that portrays itself as a rare, intimate look into the lives of the writer and her older sister in small-town Alabama.

July 15, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Comic book do-gooder Archie dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) - For the fans of Archie Andrews, his impending death marks a fitting end for the famous comic book do-gooder.

July 15, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


The Sound of Music returns to Fallon House on July 11

COLUMBIA - The foothills will come alive with The Sound of Music when the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical returns July 11 through Aug. 31 at Sierra Repertory Theatre's historic Fallon House Theatre in Columbia.

July 08, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton Buddhist Church plans annual cultural bazaar Aug. 2-3

STOCKTON - The Stockton Buddhist Church's annual Bon Odori and Cultural Bazaar is Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 2-3, at the temple grounds located at 2820 Shimizu Drive.

July 08, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Big Band Street Dance in Columbia

COLUMBIA - Friends of Columbia State Historic Park will celebrate Columbia's 69th year as a California State Park by hosting the 20th annual Big Band Street Dance event on Main Street in Columbia on Saturday, July 19, from 6 to 10 p.m.

July 08, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Railtown offers hands-on experience ‘crew for a day’ program participants

JAMESTOWN – California State Parks and Railtown 1897 State Historic Park (SHP) is offering a special "Crew for a Day" program perfect for rail fans interested in a unique, hands-on experience. The exciting new offering, which helps to raise much-needed funds for the Park, is available now but must be scheduled in advance.

July 08, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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