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FitView – Just 1 Donut

FitView – Just 1 Donut

FitView Express By Efren Martinez Just 1 Donut Please Duncan Donuts is now open in Modesto. I’m not into sugary fried dough myself, but if you want to indulge; remember to enjoy your donut with control and moderation. It’s high in saturated fat and loaded with hundreds of calories. In fact, you will have to [...]

First stop St.James Infirmary

First stop St.James Infirmary

Jenn Allsup sends in her first TourView as the ViewCrew head to Tennessee. A sooooo seedy , I believe lesbian bar in Reno. White leather u shaped lounging red lighting and women with butch look. Oh the adventure begins. [cid:E4A371F9-7B77-4975-9A66-425AE4B986DA]

Sariyah Jones Wrestles the World

Sariyah Jones Wrestles the World

Report courtesy Ruben Jones   Modesto native Sariyah Jones completed a very successful summer of wrestling. She traveled overseas to represent the United States on the Cadet World Team. She traveled to Germany and competed in the German Grand Prix placing 4th. Days after that competition she traveled to Austria and placed 3rd in the [...]

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Food & Drink

BarView – Gervasoni’s

BarView – Gervasoni’s

BarView By Kate Serpa Photos by Philip Johnson Family Jewels: Gervasoni’s Food & Spirits Ah yes, August — the worst month of the entire year. Still desperately hanging on to the coattails of summer, too much of a wuss to commit to fall, the last golden month before school starts up again — and doesn’t [...]

By August 6, 2014 Read More →
ChefView-Verona Cucina Italia

ChefView-Verona Cucina Italia

Chef View By Dana Johnson Bellissimo e Delizioso! Beautiful and delicious, Modesto’s translation for Verona’s Cucina Italiana! Speaking of ‘beautiful’ I invited Modesto View’s, Jennifer Allsup, Rockabilly View to indulge with me in the total Verona experience.  Jennifer was looking stunning in a sleek black cocktail dress, heels, and her hair was pretty in pink! [...]

By August 6, 2014 Read More →
ChefView

ChefView

Chef View By Dana Johnson Dana~licious Goes Direct! Direct Appliance (DA) since 1995! Where have I been? I was like a kid in a candy store as I marveled at all the culinary discoveries in the cutting edge major appliance store! No chef training required to shop for the latest and the greatest upgrades that [...]

By July 24, 2014 Read More →

Event Calendar

CSUS presents “In Two Worlds” – Sept 16

CSUS presents “In Two Worlds” – Sept 16

CSU Stanislaus Department of Music Presents “In Two Worlds – Exploring the Duality of Music and Society” WHAT: John Sampen, saxophone and Mark Bunce, composer/electronics, in concert WHEN: 7:30 p.m. September 16 WHERE: CSU Stanislaus Bernell and Flora Snider Music Recital Hall DETAILS: The Department of Music in the CSU Stanislaus School of the Arts [...]

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I want You To Want Me

I want You To Want Me

Cheap Trick I Want You To Want Me It was 1978 and even though I was totally into Joy Division at that time, my oldest sister Debra AKA The Queen Bean of coffee was blaring the song “I Want You To Want Me” from her bedroom. It was a war of musical tunes back then [...]

By August 22, 2014 Read More →
Live from the Cruise Route

Live from the Cruise Route

GoDowntownModesto Live from the Historic Cruise Route The evenings are amazing this time of year. The Historic Cruise Route is the place to be. Stroll the walk of Fame and enjoy. The downtown patios at our local restaurants are the place to be. One of the highlights is the 10th St Plaza Music Series. Every [...]

By August 7, 2014 Read More →

Music

CSUS presents “In Two Worlds” – Sept 16

CSUS presents “In Two Worlds” – Sept 16

CSU Stanislaus Department of Music Presents “In Two Worlds – Exploring the Duality of Music and Society” WHAT: John Sampen, saxophone and Mark Bunce, composer/electronics, in concert WHEN: 7:30 p.m. September 16 WHERE: CSU Stanislaus Bernell and Flora Snider Music Recital Hall DETAILS: The Department of Music in the CSU Stanislaus School of the Arts [...]

By August 26, 2014 Read More →
GlobalView-Tears for Fears

GlobalView-Tears for Fears

Tears for Fears Just recently I was invited to The Tears for Fears concert on the 24th of September at The Fox in Oakland. With way over 1 million facebook likes, this concert will sell out fast. Keep cool and I’ll give you a promo coded to get your tickets before anyone else does after [...]

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MAMAView – August

MAMAView – August

MAMA View By Middagh Goodwin The End of Summer is upon us, the nights are hot and the entertainment is hotter. It is the end of the “fiscal year” for the Modesto Area Music Awards, Nominees will be announced and voting will go live September 1st. Take the next month and go see a band [...]

By August 6, 2014 Read More →

Stage Art

ArtView – August 2014

ArtView – August 2014

Art View By Jim Christiansen This past month we got to have two good local shows open with artist receptions during July Art Walk, the Emergence show at the Chartreuse Muse, and the Sixtie’s Show at Mistlin Gallery. The first is the every other year presentation of artists new to the Muse, showcased together as [...]

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PoetryView – Let the Games Begin

PoetryView – Let the Games Begin

Let The Games Begin by Sam Pierstorff MJC Professor of English, Ninja Poet Warrior and ModestoView Poet Laureate This is for the first letter learned—etched with a fist around a blunt pencil, circling the page like a tornado. His name is Oscar, and these are his Os, drawn like targets or springs bouncing across a [...]

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ArchitectureView – Park(ing) Day

ArchitectureView – Park(ing) Day

ArchitectureView By Bob Barzan Reclaiming Urban Space I moved back to Modesto in December 2001 after decades living away in several cities, some much larger and some much smaller than Modesto. One of the first things I noticed when I started my frequent trips downtown was how easy it is to find parking at all [...]

By August 6, 2014 Read More →

Community

BusinessView – Seeking Groovy Pets

BusinessView – Seeking Groovy Pets

New Business Profile – Foxy Roxy’s Mobile Pet Salon Phone: (209) 407-2777 List of Services, Photos and Details: www.foxylikeroxy.com Mention ModestoView for $5.00 off your first service. There are two reasons that we can think of that might make someone break out their cell phone and dial up a local mobile pet salon — either [...]

By August 16, 2014 Read More →
Home & Garden View: Natural Insect Repellents

Home & Garden View: Natural Insect Repellents

Originally published in the Abilene Reporter-News newspaper. Product purchase locations localized for Modesto. Getting rid of pesky bloodsuckers doesn’t have to leave you soaked in chemicals that could be harmful to your health. Opt for a natural repellent to fight the bite this year. A common pesticide found in many popular insect repellents known as [...]

By August 15, 2014 Read More →
Sariyah Jones Wrestles the World

Sariyah Jones Wrestles the World

Report courtesy Ruben Jones   Modesto native Sariyah Jones completed a very successful summer of wrestling. She traveled overseas to represent the United States on the Cadet World Team. She traveled to Germany and competed in the German Grand Prix placing 4th. Days after that competition she traveled to Austria and placed 3rd in the [...]

By August 7, 2014 Read More →

Other Recent Posts

Global Retro Futura

Global Retro Futura

Things Can Only Get Better By Efren Martinez Imagine Howard Jones, Ultrovox’s Midgeure, Katrina (Ex Katrina & The Waves) and Tom Bailey from The Thompson Twins all coming together for a Retro Futura concert. It happens on August 30th at The Mountain View Winery in Saratoga, CA. The show is just about sold out, but [...]

By August 25, 2014 Read More →
The Wharf to Wharf

The Wharf to Wharf

Wharf to Wharf By Efren Martinez Although not impossible for a fellow in his mid 40’s to place in the top 100 male runners at The Wharf to Wharf race in Santa Cruz, California, it’s doable. All you have to do is hold a 5:55 minute mile if you’re a man and a 7:11 minute [...]

By August 6, 2014 Read More →
GoDowntown Modesto – Emerging Artists

GoDowntown Modesto – Emerging Artists

GoDowntown Modesto Emerging Artists Show – Chartreuse Muse There will be a new exhibit this month featuring artist that are new to the gallery scene. Among the new artists will be Becky Murphy with her first gallery show. Also on display will be Patricia Cherry, Keira Henderson, Victoria Johnson, Joseph Peters, Nic Webber, Jennifer Williams [...]

Xfest Map & Line Up

Xfest Map & Line Up

XFest Schedule Doors open at 5 pm on Aug 23 and the event ends at 1:30 am Entrances are: K and 10th, K & 11th, 13th and I, H & 11th A. BudLight / KWIN / Talk of the Town Stage 6:00 – Che D Ness 6:30 – Pops & Wicket Point 7:00 – Cobalt [...]

AllAgesView – August 2014

AllAgesView – August 2014

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson I hope that your first months of summer were fantastic and filled with new memories! Now that concert in the park is over, what are you going to do with your open Thursdays? Supporting local artists in Downtown Modesto is what my family will be doing. 3rd Thursday Art Walk is [...]

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MetalView- Metal & A Good Cause

MetalView- Metal & A Good Cause

Metal View By Mike Vanek XFest Metal and a Good Cause for a Good Friend Hello friends and neighbors, it’s been a while but I am back with the metal news of the 209!! The biggest story of the day is X fest and the Support Local Music Stage which features some of the raddest [...]

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