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InterView – 2007 John Griswold

InterView – 2007 John Griswold

Meet and Greet By Chris Murphy John Griswold In 1993 Downtown Modesto was a wasteland. Abandoned by the major chain department stores for Vintage Faire, there were many abandoned hotels and buildings. There was very little nightlife, movies were sketchy and many wondered what would become of our downtown core. Fortunately, there were others that […]

National Night Out Aug 6

National Night Out Aug 6

nnoactivities-PDF.pdf National Night Out – August 6 6-9 pm Join your neighbors and “give crime and drugs a going away party!” Want a great reason to get out there and meet your neighbors? National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness and to provide an opportunity to promote and celebrate police-community […]

Saturday at the Fair, July 20th

Saturday at the Fair, July 20th

SATURDAY AT THE FAIR, JULY 20th! Valley First Credit Union Day at the Fair! First 1,000 guests receive a free gift from Valley First Credit Union. Senior Day! Seniors 65+ admitted FREE! FOODMAXX ARENA: Tractor Pull Modified at 6:30 PM COORS LIGHT VARIETY FREE STAGE: 98 Degrees at 8:30 PM MICHELOB ULTRA CENTER STAGE: GKMusic […]

GalloView – YES Singin in the Rain and More

GalloView – YES Singin in the Rain and More

Gallo Summer The Gallo Center takes a summer breather while YES Company takes over the big stage for the amazing performance of Singin’ In the Rain. This is a Broadway quality performance of the stage musical, complete with real rain! The new 2019/2020 season tickets are all on sale now. Some of the highlights this […]

“A Walk In the Woods” Opens TONIGHT at PTP!

“A Walk In the Woods” Opens TONIGHT at PTP!

A WALK IN THE WOODS opens TONIGHT! ……………………………… Joel Eddington-Morrison returns to the Prospect stage, on summer break from his studies at Cal State LA, to play John Honeyman, the American idealist who has recently taken over an arms negotiation assignment. His counterpart, Soviet realist Irina Botvinnik, is played by the delightful Jill Taylor, most […]

Food & Drink

ChefView – Nobody’s Got Ralston’s Goat

ChefView – Nobody’s Got Ralston’s Goat

Chef View By Chris Murphy Photos by MJ Mangano Nobody’s got Ralston’s Goat One of my favorite places in Modesto is the corner of 10th and J. This means downtown to me, it is the epicenter. 10th St just has some magic to it as the site of our legendary cruising and the cruise route, […]

Go Modesto Motown Fry Fest

Go Modesto Motown Fry Fest

Go Modesto: Motown Fry Fest Modesto’s own Omega Nu presents Motown Fry Fest Saturday, April 27th 4-8 pm! Experience the creativity of local chefs as they put their culinary skills to the test with loaded fries you’ll love! From the savory to the sweet and everything in between, there will be something for everyone at […]

By April 20, 2019 Read More →
Central Valley Brewfest
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United Cerebral Palsy of Stanislaus County Sips & Treasures: Life Without Limits

United Cerebral Palsy of Stanislaus County Sips & Treasures: Life Without Limits

United Cerebral Palsy of Stanislaus County Sips & Treasures: Life Without Limits By Brandilyn Brown Do you live a life without limits? Do you often think about what that means? United Cerebral Palsy has had a center here for 30 years. UCP’s adult day centers in Modesto and Turlock work hard every day to create […]

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Modesto’s Taste of Ireland

Modesto’s Taste of Ireland

Modesto’s Taste of Ireland By Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell Looking for a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this month? Check out on these dives and enjoy what they have to offer from Irish beer, Irish whiskey, Irish food and Irish music. Do me a favor and don’t order an Irish Car Bomb […]

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Event Calendar

ComedyView
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Porchfest 2019
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GeekView: Love is Warhammer

GeekView: Love is Warhammer

Love is Warhammer by Alan Falconer One of the great things about being a geek in Modesto is the community itself, which has steadily grown over the years and shows no signs of stopping. We have the relatively new presence of various nerd-themed stores to thank for becoming hubs for geeks to get together, discuss […]

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Go Modesto- Valley Hackathon Jan 25&26

Go Modesto- Valley Hackathon Jan 25&26

Go Modesto Valley Hackathon Are you ready for the next generation of hotrod coding. The Valley Hackathon has teams of coders developingin a design sprint-like event in which computer programmers and others involved in software development, collaborate intensively on software projects. Occasionally, there is a hardware component as well. Hackathons typically last between a day […]

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SacAnime: A Great Geeky Start to the New Year

SacAnime: A Great Geeky Start to the New Year

SacAnime: A Great Geeky Start to the New Year by Alan Falconer Happy New Year! Geeks in Modesto and the surrounding area know all too well of the drought after the holidays, where it seems like there’s nothing to do or look forward to in the near future. But if you can make it up […]

By January 21, 2019 Read More →

Music

OutsideLands is Coming Soon  Aug 9-11

OutsideLands is Coming Soon Aug 9-11

GlobalView The 12th Annual SF Outsidelands is Here! Are you as excited as we are? We love our music festival and we are fortunate that some of the best in the USA. The sold out SF OutsideLands will be at Golden Gate Park Polo Field Aug 9-11 featuring Paul Simon, Lumineers, Kacey Musgraves, Childish Gambino, […]

OutsideLands has Great Eats & Drinks

OutsideLands has Great Eats & Drinks

OUTSIDE LANDS ANNOUNCES ITS 2019 FOOD & DRINK LINEUP 200+ MENU ITEMS, 80 RESTAURANTS, 46 WINERIES, 31 BREWERIES, 6 COCKTAIL BARS, NEARLY ALL OF WHICH ARE FROM THE BAY AREA & NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Only at Outside Lands do festival-goers plan their meals as excitedly as they plan their shows, and what else would one expect […]

Go Downtown: Cholo Goth Night
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Justin Moore Show the Redneck Side of Him at the Fruityard
By July 13, 2019 Read More →
SongwriterView – Mine Ears Hath Heard the Glory

SongwriterView – Mine Ears Hath Heard the Glory

By Patty Castillo Davis When Independence Day is upon us, I cannot help but think about the origins of our patriotic music. It’s a bit supernatural how Roots music is all linked together by a thread of beautiful, diverse, cultural melodies from immigrant contributions. Sacred spiritual melodies have lent some of the richest ingredients to […]

Stage Art

GalloView – YES Singin in the Rain and More

GalloView – YES Singin in the Rain and More

Gallo Summer The Gallo Center takes a summer breather while YES Company takes over the big stage for the amazing performance of Singin’ In the Rain. This is a Broadway quality performance of the stage musical, complete with real rain! The new 2019/2020 season tickets are all on sale now. Some of the highlights this […]

“A Walk In the Woods” Opens TONIGHT at PTP!

“A Walk In the Woods” Opens TONIGHT at PTP!

A WALK IN THE WOODS opens TONIGHT! ……………………………… Joel Eddington-Morrison returns to the Prospect stage, on summer break from his studies at Cal State LA, to play John Honeyman, the American idealist who has recently taken over an arms negotiation assignment. His counterpart, Soviet realist Irina Botvinnik, is played by the delightful Jill Taylor, most […]

Theatre View: From Wardrobe
By June 21, 2019 Read More →
ArtView – Graffiti Creations

ArtView – Graffiti Creations

Art-View-June-20191.docx Art View By Jim Christiansen June for me often opens at the Riverdance Farms Pick and Gather festival, where I started with a watercolor for their fliers, and show art, and help get local bands on our shade house stage. It’s a fun project, and again opens June 1 and 2, with artists, crafters […]

Featured Friday Kristy Moore
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Community

InterView – 2007 John Griswold

InterView – 2007 John Griswold

Meet and Greet By Chris Murphy John Griswold In 1993 Downtown Modesto was a wasteland. Abandoned by the major chain department stores for Vintage Faire, there were many abandoned hotels and buildings. There was very little nightlife, movies were sketchy and many wondered what would become of our downtown core. Fortunately, there were others that […]

National Night Out Aug 6

National Night Out Aug 6

nnoactivities-PDF.pdf National Night Out – August 6 6-9 pm Join your neighbors and “give crime and drugs a going away party!” Want a great reason to get out there and meet your neighbors? National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness and to provide an opportunity to promote and celebrate police-community […]

Saturday at the Fair, July 20th

Saturday at the Fair, July 20th

SATURDAY AT THE FAIR, JULY 20th! Valley First Credit Union Day at the Fair! First 1,000 guests receive a free gift from Valley First Credit Union. Senior Day! Seniors 65+ admitted FREE! FOODMAXX ARENA: Tractor Pull Modified at 6:30 PM COORS LIGHT VARIETY FREE STAGE: 98 Degrees at 8:30 PM MICHELOB ULTRA CENTER STAGE: GKMusic […]

GalloView – YES Singin in the Rain and More

GalloView – YES Singin in the Rain and More

Gallo Summer The Gallo Center takes a summer breather while YES Company takes over the big stage for the amazing performance of Singin’ In the Rain. This is a Broadway quality performance of the stage musical, complete with real rain! The new 2019/2020 season tickets are all on sale now. Some of the highlights this […]

“A Walk In the Woods” Opens TONIGHT at PTP!

“A Walk In the Woods” Opens TONIGHT at PTP!

A WALK IN THE WOODS opens TONIGHT! ……………………………… Joel Eddington-Morrison returns to the Prospect stage, on summer break from his studies at Cal State LA, to play John Honeyman, the American idealist who has recently taken over an arms negotiation assignment. His counterpart, Soviet realist Irina Botvinnik, is played by the delightful Jill Taylor, most […]

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