The sight of Miles Teller bound to an examination table, arms and legs stretched out well beyond normal human length, is a perfect metaphor for “Fantastic Four.” It’s 20 minutes of story painfully stretched into a 90-minute film.
August 07, 2015|
Two current TV series based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories — PBS’s “Sherlock” and CBS’s “Elementary” — have placed the world’s greatest detective squarely in the 21st century, complete with cellphones and texting. And both programs are quite popular, each casting a long shadow.
August 07, 2015|
On Thursday, August 6 Oakdale Joint Unified Schools will once again be in session. For a handful of our readers that means nothing. Total enrollment for OJUSD is just shy of 5,300 students. So when I say a 'handful' I mean that quite literally.
THE FRIDGE — Sunny Delight commercials remind us of simpler days. Days when we went to school, played in the backyard and then came inside to watch TV and enjoy amazing commercials like those from Sunny D.
World Champion husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother, and friend passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 26th 2015 with his family at his side. Jim was born in 1936 to George and Bonnie Chapralis (Charles) in Coronado, CA. He was raised in El Centro CA. At the age of 17 Jim went to work for stock contractor Andy Juaregui and worked for room and board. In 1956-57 he met Harley May, Bill Martinelli and Bob Eidson. They became traveling partners and lifelong friends competing in rodeos from New York City to the Cow Palace. Jim's rodeo career was filled with ...
Alex Ravetz of Chico, California, died unexpectedly in his home Sunday evening of a sudden cardiac event. Alex spent both his final and formative years in Chico while Oakdale was his home during his teen years and young adulthood. He attended Oakdale High School and excelled in woodworking and golf. Following high school he attended the Golf Academy of America in San Diego. For the past three years Alex had been a custom woodworker. In his spare time, he had also been remodeling the house he grew up in for his new family.