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James Lagier, former AP bureau chief, dies

WALNUT CREEK (AP) - Manteca native James C. Lagier, a former Associated Press bureau chief in the U.S. and Japan whose four-decade career included covering nuclear tests in the Pacific, filing the bulletin on Robert F. Kennedy's death and overseeing AP's reporting of the 1995 Kobe earthquake that killed more than 6,000 people, has died.

November 23, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


One Direction wins big at AMAs

LOS ANGELES (AP) - One Direction might have debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard charts behind Justin Bieber, but they won the top award at Sunday's American Music Awards.

November 22, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Sierra Rep gives ‘Christmas Carol’ production local twist

COLUMBIA - Sierra Repertory Theatre presents a brand new adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic with A Columbia Christmas¬ Carol, playing at the Fallon House Theatre November 13 through December 20. SRT co-founder Doug Brennan recreates the English tale in a heart-warming Gold Rush story set in Columbia during the 1860s.

November 08, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Gunnar Hansen, killer of ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre,’ movie dies

LOS ANFELES (AP) - Gunnar Hansen, who played the iconic villain Leatherface in the original "Texas Chain Saw Massacre," died Saturday of pancreatic cancer at his home in Maine, his agent said. He was 68.

November 08, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Molinaro, drive-in owner in ‘Happy Days,’ dies

GLENDALE (AP) - Al Molinaro, the loveable character actor with the hangdog face who was known to millions of TV viewers for playing Murray the cop on "The Odd Couple" and malt shop owner Al Delvecchio on "Happy Days," died Friday at Verdugo Hills Hospital in Glendale, his son Michael Molinaro said.

November 01, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Paul Walker’s daughter sues Porsche over fatal crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Paul Walker's daughter sued Porsche for wrongful death Monday, claiming the sports car that her father was in when he was killed suffered from numerous design defects.

September 28, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Toekheim on WII Honor Flight

By GLENN KAHL

September 07, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | People & Entertainment


Apology doesn’t change opinions on Serra

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pope Francis' apology for the Roman Catholic Church's crimes against indigenous peoples has not softened opposition among some California Native Americans to his decision to canonize 18th-century Franciscan missionary Junipero Serra.

September 07, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


WWII war hero Ben Kuroki dies

CAMARILLO (AP) - Ben Kuroki, who overcame the American military's discriminatory policies to become the only Japanese American to fly over Japan during World War II, has died. He was 98.

September 06, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Project Runway design speaks at Delta

STOCKTON - Emily Payne, one of the top fashion designers of Project Runway Season 13 is coming to Stockton to share her experiences with the Haute Couture Society and students in the Fashion Program at Delta College on Saturday, Sept. 12.

September 06, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


6 times drugs were mentioned during the MTV Video Music Awards show

NEW YORK (AP) - Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards were peppered with commercials warning young adults about the dangers of drugs - but during the show itself, drug references were almost as predominant as the music.

September 03, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


MIKE TORRES

Special to the Bulletin

August 23, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Empire,’ One Direction win at 17th Teen Choice Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - The 17th Teen Choice Awards threw its full support behind the hit series "Empire," honored late "Furious 7" star Paul Walker and paid homage to a respected elder: Britney Spears.

August 16, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Former NAACP activist, Bond dies

ATLANTA (AP) - Julian Bond's life traced the arc of the civil rights movement, from his efforts as a militant young man to start a student protest group all the way to the top leadership post at the NAACP.

August 16, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


Madonna: It’s just the beginning for streaming service Tidal

NEW YORK (AP) - Madonna, who co-owns Tidal with Jay Z, Beyonce and others, says it's just the beginning for the streaming service that's had some troubles since its launch in March.

July 27, 2015 | | People & Entertainment


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No ‘Game of Thrones’ in latest HBO hack leak

NEW YORK (AP) - Hackers continue to pester HBO, but didn't release any material related to the network's hit show "Game of Thrones" in ...

August 14, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Pratt drops in at Teen Choice Awards but Cyrus a no-show

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Teen Choice Awards, always a bubble of teenage celebration, took time out during Sunday night's ceremony to consider the world ...

August 13, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Pioneering researcher on the brain’s ‘plasticity’ dies

OAKLAND (AP) - Marian Diamond, a neuroscientist who studied Albert Einstein's brain and was the first to show that the brain's anatomy can change ...

July 30, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Angelina Jolie says child casting story is false, upsetting

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Angelina Jolie says accounts of her casting process for children to appear in her film "First They Killed My Father" are false ...

July 30, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Burns sees Vietnam War as virus

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) - Filmmaker Ken Burns views the Vietnam War as a virus that infected Americans with an array of chronic illnesses - alienation, a ...

July 16, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Only woman to win math equivalent of Nobel Prize dies

STANFORD (AP) - Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University professor who was the first and only woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal in mathematics, has died ...

July 16, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Surfers paddle out to honor wetsuit pioneer Jack O’Neill

SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Thousands of surfers have taken to the waters off California in tribute to wetsuit pioneer Jack O'Neill.

July 10, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Utah man marks 100th birthday by hitting slopes

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Sunday that "it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia" after his lengthy meeting with Russian ...

July 09, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Utah man marks 100th birthday by hitting slopes

SNOWBIRD, Utah (AP) - A Utah man celebrated his 100th birthday by doing what he loves most: Skiing.

July 09, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


July Fourth celebration in DC includes reminders of violence

WASHINGTON (AP) - The festive, star-spangled crowd that gathered for the annual July Fourth concert and fireworks on the National Mall couldn't avoid being reminded ...

July 04, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Remy Ma beats Nicki Minaj at BET Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Remy Ma has ended rival Nicki Minaj's seven-year winning streak at the 2017 BET Awards, a show highlighted by '90s R ...

June 26, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


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