A coffee club recently sent out a mailing touting the health benefits of coffee with regard to diabetes, Parkinson's disease, cirrhosis and Alzheimer's. This form of marketing could be pretty shady and deceptive except that numerous studies have Updated: Mar. 1, 2013 10:17 AM |Full Story
Vanessa Lovato will sing jazz standards with a jazz band, which will include professional, amateur and high school musicians, at 7:30 p.m. March 16 in the Los Banos High School multipurpose room, 1966 11th St. Doors open at 7; admission is $5. Tickets are available from choir students, Director Tom Faria or Lovato.
Bay Area-based Houston Jones played roots music of just about every genre Saturday in Los Banos. The five-piece band started off its concert at the Ted Falasco Arts Center with the slow blues beat and whining guitar of Jericho Road, the title track from the groups 2009 album. Updated: Feb. 22, 2013 12:20 PM |Full Story
Everyone remembers the greeting, Hey, Mel! That was what most people said when they entered Los Banos Bowl and greeted owner Mel Soares. Updated: Feb. 8, 2013 1:20 PM |Full Story
This was back in the 1950s in rural Oregon. Glenn was making sure the teens traveled safely on their first date. He knew immediately that Marilyn was not having a good time and decided he could do better. Updated: Feb. 7, 2013 9:05 PM |Full Story
Yann Martel's "Life of Pi" is to book lovers what "The Godfather" might be to film buffs. Updated: Dec. 13, 2012 7:12 PM |Full Story
When Matt Damon announced that he was signing off from the Bourne series, I thought it was all over. For an entire generation of moviegoers, Damon defined in just three films what it took Sean Connery twice that: Damon's Bourne has become synonymous Updated: Aug. 30, 2012 6:57 PM |Full Story
Local quilters are hoping wine and cheese will draw visitors outside their usual demographic to a show next month. Updated: Aug. 30, 2012 9:36 PM |Full Story
Every once in a while a film comes along that brings together a talented crew of actors. Updated: Aug. 2, 2012 9:05 PM |Full Story
"The Amazing Spider-Man" is not a continuation, or a prequel, it is a remake. It's produced by Sony, rather than Warner Bros., and based on the final scene, it's safe to assume they will release another version of the second and third.
Warner Bros. Pictures was hoping for enormous success with "Rock of Ages."
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The Los Banos Arts Council hosts the sounds of Yosemite on Dec. 4 with Tom Bopp. Tickets are available at the door for $20. Updated: Nov. 25, 2011 3:26 PM |Full Story
COMMUNITY CALENDAR Every Friday Family Night at the Los Banos Elks Lodge No. 2510, 545 Sixth St., at 7 p.m. UTX Ministries youth group meets at the Crossroads Church at 2160 Pacheco Blvd., Suite K, from 7 to 9 p.m. Come listen to a message, play games and enjoy snacks with new friends.
Yellow; a bright cheerful color that makes you think of sunshine and daffodils; a happy color. Is it any wonder than that it is Josephine Leos' favorite color?
The fund raiser to make an Outdoor Movie Night an annual tradition on the Henry Miller Plaza is coming along! To date, we have received at least $2,200.00!! Generous donations have been received from Ann McCauley, K-Mart, Tacos El Grullense, Coldwell Banker Kaljian & Associates, Kagome Inc., Rick's Auto Body, Steve and Janet Rath, O. Ray Sheets, Dwayne K. Chisam, Los Banos Little League, and as of early this week, Food-4-Less. Food-4-Less gave well in excess of $500.00 and please note we also have our first non-profit organization on the donor list!! Some citizens have indicated their plans to contribute. We need your check or money order to reach the goal! YOU can be the next one publicly thanked!!
- Methodist church will host classical guitarist at concert
Performance will have Eastern and Western influences
De Castro will perform at 7 p.m., today at the United Methodist Church. This evening of solo classical guitar will feature music from De Castro's album, "A Journey through 10 Strings." Updated: Mar. 28, 2008 1:03 AM |Full Story
New Life Community Church will be in revival today through Sunday. Evangelist Johnny Matthews will be guest speaker each night, beginning at 7 p.m. The location of the church is 1250 Overland Ave. Los Baños. Host pastor is Delford Moore Sr. For more information call 826-6110. Come and be blessed.