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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 ...

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Posted: feb. 11, 2018 7:49 p.m. | | Pleasanton Fly Fishing Show set for Feb. 23-25 at fairgrounds Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: feb. 11, 2018 7:49 p.m. | | MJC faculty recital Feb. 23 Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: feb. 09, 2018 8:26 p.m. | | Unlimited movie-theater deal may not last Comments 0 Comments

‘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 ...

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Posted: jan. 29, 2018 12:20 a.m. | | ‘It’s such a loss’ — Tom Petty  mourned at Grammy Awards Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: jan. 29, 2018 12:19 a.m. | | Bruno Mars wins 6 for 6 during 2018 Grammy Awards Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: jan. 28, 2018 7:24 p.m. | | Activist who helped legalize  medical pot in California, dies Comments 0 Comments

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 ...

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Posted: jan. 22, 2018 12:24 a.m. | | Morgan Freeman accepts life  achievement honors at SAG Comments 0 Comments

‘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 ...

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Posted: jan. 22, 2018 12:23 a.m. | | ‘Three Billboards’  sweeps female- focused SAG Awards Comments 0 Comments

Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dies at age 86

NEWPORT BEACH . (AP) — Dan Gurney, the first driver with victories in each of the Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR Cup series, died Sunday from complications ...

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Posted: jan. 14, 2018 10:30 p.m. | | Racing pioneer Dan  Gurney dies at age 86 Comments 0 Comments

YouTube suspends star over suicide video, doesn’t shut door on future

PASADENA  (AP) — YouTube has suspended a star who posted video images of what appeared to be a suicide victim but said Saturday that doesn’t ...

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Posted: jan. 14, 2018 6:51 p.m. | | YouTube suspends star over suicide video, doesn’t shut door on future Comments 0 Comments

Oprah, ‘Three Billboards’ triumph

BEVERKLY HILLS (AP) — With a red carpet dyed black by actresses dressed in a color-coordinated statement, the Golden Globes were transformed into an A-list expression ...

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Posted: jan. 07, 2018 10:47 p.m. | | Oprah, ‘Three Billboards’ triumph Comments 0 Comments

Jerry Van Dyke, ‘Coach’ star, brother of Dick, dies at 86

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Van Dyke, the younger brother of Dick Van Dyke who struggled for decades to achieve his own stardom before clicking as ...

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Posted: jan. 07, 2018 7:39 p.m. | | Jerry Van Dyke,  ‘Coach’ star, brother  of Dick, dies at 86 Comments 0 Comments

Legendary astronaut, moonwalker John Young dies at age 87

HOUSTION (AP) — Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday. Young ...

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Posted: jan. 07, 2018 7:39 p.m. | | Legendary astronaut,  moonwalker John  Young dies at age 87 Comments 0 Comments

Cumming says important to portray gay character in time of Trump

PASADENA (AP) — Actor Alan Cumming, who is portraying what is believed to be the first gay lead character in a broadcast network drama, said Saturday ...

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Posted: jan. 07, 2018 6:26 p.m. | | Cumming says  important to  portray gay  character in  time of Trump Comments 0 Comments

Grafton, writer of ‘alphabet’ mysteries, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sue Grafton, author of the best-selling “alphabet series” of mystery novels, has died in Santa Barbara. She was 77.

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Posted: dec. 29, 2017 8:18 p.m. | | Grafton, writer of ‘alphabet’ mysteries, dies Comments 0 Comments

Year’s box office drops, still 3rd highest gross in history

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After two consecutive record-breaking years at the domestic box office, 2017 was the year the momentum slowed — even with the late adrenaline ...

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Posted: dec. 29, 2017 7:50 p.m. | | Year’s box  office drops,  still 3rd  highest gross  in history Comments 0 Comments

Trump: Amazon should pay more to Postal Service

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump returned to a favorite target Friday, saying that Amazon.com should be charged more by the U.S. Postal ...

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Posted: dec. 29, 2017 7:50 p.m. | | Trump: Amazon should pay more to Postal Service Comments 0 Comments

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