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MJC presents “The Search for Life on Mars”

MODESTO –The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer a presentation by Dr. Carol Stoker, NASA , speaking on "The Search for Life on Mars: What have we learned and what should we do next?" on Friday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Forum 110 at Modesto Junior College, 435 College Ave..

March 20, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Andy Griffith widow to raze his home

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The widow of actor Andy Griffith has gotten a permit to tear down the house where he lived for many years on the North Carolina waterfront, upsetting friends who had hoped it would be preserved as a museum or Graceland-type estate.

March 20, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Restaurants, beer & premium wines featured at MJC Athletics fundraiser

MODESTO – Beer, wine lovers, food connoisseurs and sports enthusiasts alike will find something to please their palate at this year's Celebrate Modesto Junior College Wine, Beer and Gourmet Food Tasting on Saturday, April 13, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the MJC Gymnasium on East Campus. Proceeds from the event will benefit the 21 intercollegiate sports in the MJC Athletics Program.

March 20, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


‘Hit the Streets for Hunger’ fun run April 6 helps 2nd Harvest Food Bank

A 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, April 6, benefits Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties along the Tidewater Bike Path in conjunction with the Manteca Street Faire.

March 20, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


'Oz' holds box-office lead with $46.6 million

NEW YORK (AP) - "Oz the Great and Powerful" continued to live up its name, leading the weekend box office for the second week with $46.6 million.

March 18, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Lohan going to rehab as part of her plea deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lindsay Lohan isn't headed back to jail - but she won't be free to party for a while either.

March 18, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


'Premium' is subjective for YouTube's big networks that rely on amateurs

NEW YORK (AP) - Machinima, the sprawling digital gaming network, could hang a McDonald's-like sign outside its Los Angeles headquarters: More than 37.4 billion videos served.

March 18, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Thirty Seconds to Mars debuts single literally out of this world

NEW YORK (AP) - Rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars wanted the announcement for their latest studio album to be out of this world. And that's where the album's first single debuted.

March 18, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Entertainment Briefs

FREE E-'DA VINCI CODE' OFFERED UNTIL MARCH 24: NEW YORK (AP) - Ten years and tens of millions of copies later, "The Da Vinci Code" is on the house.

March 18, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Modesto JC’s 60th annual Future Farmers of America Field Day

MODESTO - It is competitive, it is educational, and it is an agricultural tradition at its best. It is the 60th Annual Future Farmers of America Field Day hosted by the Modesto Junior College Agriculture & Environmental Sciences Department and Young Farmers. The Field Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 23.

March 11, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Columbia hosting old-fashioned Easter parade & hunt on March 31

Columbia hosting old-fashioned Easter parade & hunt on March 31

March 11, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Rock ‘n’ roll classic shaking Sierra rep stage thru April 21

SONORA - "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story", live theatre's wildly popular rock 'n' roll musical is playing on the Sierra Repertory Theatre's East Sonora stage.

March 07, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Kelly Osbourne recovering after fainting on E! set

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kelly Osbourne was hospitalized Thursday after fainting on the set of the E! network's "Fashion Police."

March 07, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Youth & teen Youth Focus competitions Saturday

What do dancing, singing, soccer, competitive cup stacking and Marilyn Monroe all have in common? You will definitely want to come to the Manteca Youth Focus Scholarship Competitions to find out!.

March 07, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


Stockton, UOP gears up for tribute to the late jazz giant Dave Brubeck

STOCKTON - University of the Pacific's Brubeck Institute presents the Twelfth Annual Brubeck Festival, titled Dave Brubeck Across Time, which honors his legacy as a jazz giant and his Stockton roots.

March 07, 2013 | | People & Entertainment


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Everything from Apple Hill tour to big quilt festival trip on tap

The Trips N' Tours group at the Manteca Senior Center has arranged four upcoming trips that are open to anyone wishing to participate.

July 23, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Tactical Tacos benefits SWAT

A Tactical Tacos fundraiser is being held on Friday, August, 8, to benefit the Manteca and Ripon Tactical Officers Association at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, from 6 until 11 p.m.

July 23, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Song of the San Joaquin poetry reading set for Aug. 2

MODESTO – Poets from Central California and the Sacramento area will read their poems at the presentation of "Song of the San Joaquin", Summer Issue, Vol. XI, #3, Saturday, August 2, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the Downstairs Auditorium of the Stanislaus County Library, 1500 "I" St. in Modesto.

July 17, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Ripon’s Petersen offers Mistlin watercolor classes

Award-winning watercolorist Dan Petersen and ceramicist, Stan Holtz, will be combining their talents in a special two-man exhibition at the Mistlin Gallery from Aug.19 through Sept. 20.

July 15, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Twisted Oak Winery concert series features Nina Gerber, Chris Webster

VALLECITO - Twisted Oak Winery is presenting Chris Webster and Nina Gerber in concert on Saturday, July 26.

July 15, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Old Sacramento walking tours

SACRAMENTO - Due to popular demand, the weekend "Sacramento City: California's Gold Rush Legacy" Old Sacramento walking tours have been extended through Aug. 24.

July 15, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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


Christmas in July: Week of holiday shows

NEW YORK (AP) - The Hallmark TV channels are beginning a week's worth of holiday programming on the Fourth of July - but think ornaments and egg nog instead of fireworks and hot dogs.

July 02, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Delta College adds Friday flea market

STOCKTON - The Market at Delta College has added Fridays to its summer festivities from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Delta's Budd 4 Parking lot.

June 19, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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