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MJC athletics fundraiser-wine, beer and food tasting

MJC athletics fundraiser-wine, beer and food tasting

The Modesto Junior College Foundation is hosting the annual Celebrate MJC Wine, Beer and Gourmet Food Tasting on Saturday, April 26, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Gymnasium on East Campus. The event will feature regional wines for sampling accompanied by hors d’oeuvres, music and a silent auction. The event will benefit the 21 [...]

MJC hosts Football Coaches Clinic

MJC hosts Football Coaches Clinic

MJC hosts Football Coaches Clinic (Modesto, CA) – The Modesto Junior College football staff will offer the annual Football Coaches Clinic on Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The clinic will cover both defensive and offensive tactics and strategies. The clinic will be held in the MJC Gymnasium on East Campus, located [...]

Open House for SR 99 Pelandale Avenue Interchange Project

Open House for SR 99 Pelandale Avenue Interchange Project

Open House for SR 99 Pelandale Avenue Interchange Project City to replace interchange and relieve traffic congestion The City is hosting an Open House to share information and receive input from the community about the Pelandale Avenue Interchange Reconstruction Project on Wednesday, April 30 from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Abundant Life Center located at [...]

Food & Drink

BarView -Clampers, and Tigers, and Bears! Oh, my!

BarView -Clampers, and Tigers, and Bears! Oh, my!

Clampers, and Tigers, and Bears! Oh, my! — The Other Place By Kate Serpa Photos by Philip Johnson Hypothetical situation: You have been sentenced to die. You know how out of hand you got at Luckyfest after you had all of those car bombs, and the punishment is steep for your St. Paddy’s antics. You [...]

ChefView – House Of Beef

ChefView – House Of Beef

Chef View By Dana Johnson Saddle Up! We Are Heading To The House Of Beef! Howdy Partners! Let’s give a big Yeehaw & Happy Anniversary to Steve and Cindi Medlen’s House of Beef (HOB) for rounding up 35 years in business this month, right here in Oakdale’s dubbed Cowboy Capitol of the World. HOB has [...]

BarView – I Hate Camping but Love Camp 4

BarView – I Hate Camping but Love Camp 4

I Hate Camping, but Love Camp 4 By Kate Serpa Photos By Philip Johnson I hate being outside; it’s probably my least favorite place to be. Outdoor weddings/camping/concerts/parties — don’t bother sending me an invite unless you’re doing a no host tequila bar and Bill Murray is there to rub spf 80 on me hourly. [...]

Event Calendar

Omega Nu

Omega Nu

Non ProfitView By Kathy Salvatore Omega Nu Celebrates 90 Years of Giving Back to Women and Children What is Omega Nu? Omega Nu is not the secret society that some may think. It is a group of women, across many decades and professions, who volunteer to raise money for Stanislaus County charities serving women and [...]

ArtView – March Youth Art Month

ArtView – March Youth Art Month

Art View By Jim Christiansen Maps are on sale for the 2014 Stanislaus Artists Open Studio Tour. This year, 64 artists are participating in the April 12 and 13 Open Studio weekend. Most show in their own studio, with demos, displays, and portfolios available to review. Others are showing in groups. All 44 stops have [...]

Righteous Brother Bill Medley at Gallo Center February 28

Righteous Brother Bill Medley at Gallo Center February 28

RIGHTEOUS BROTHER BILL MEDLEY AT GALLO CENTER FEBRUARY 28 Have you lost that lovin’ feeling? You can get it back at the Gallo Center. Bill Medley is a seminal figure in the history of American music. Best known as half of the unmistakable duo, The Righteous Brothers, he will be appearing at the Gallo Center [...]

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Music

MAMAView – I Want April!

MAMAView – I Want April!

MAMAView By Middagh Goodwin Wow is it April already? Spring has sprung and the weather has been so nice. It is time we all get away from the hustle and grind of everyday life and enjoy some great live music. Here in Modesto we are actually quite lucky because just about every touring act drives [...]

AcousticView – MUM Fest Is Here!

AcousticView – MUM Fest Is Here!

Acoustic View By Aaron Rowan April is All Acoustic MUMfest returns to downtown this weekend. For the past two years, this has been the most intense burst of acoustic music in Modesto, showcasing folk, roots, Americana, country and similar sounds from around the nation (and this year, the globe.) Five showcases will be held at [...]

UrbanView – Scam Alert

UrbanView – Scam Alert

UrbanView – By Javier Lopez Music Industry Scammers As much as there is an abundance of musicians and artists, there are scammers that walk along side of you like zombies in the Walking Dead series, waiting for the opportunity to strike. Do not be fooled. They come in the shape of mangers, producers, engineers and [...]

Stage Art

ArtView

ArtView

Art View By Jim Christiansen April is the month I get to invite all of you Art View readers to come over to my house. I’m one of 64 artists doing this April 12 and 13, as part of the Stanislaus Artist Open Studio Tour. You can check out the laundry room office, the Dining [...]

PerformingView – March

PerformingView – March

From: Chris Murphy <chrism@spwg.com> Date: Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:58 PM To: Pete Grimaldi <pete@pgrimaldicreative.com> Subject: PerformingView PerformingView by Kaye Osborn Have you wondered about all the work that goes into producing a musical? Planning begins months before the show dates. The process looks like this: first choose a musical, gather your creative team [...]

ArtView – March Youth Art Month

ArtView – March Youth Art Month

Art View By Jim Christiansen Maps are on sale for the 2014 Stanislaus Artists Open Studio Tour. This year, 64 artists are participating in the April 12 and 13 Open Studio weekend. Most show in their own studio, with demos, displays, and portfolios available to review. Others are showing in groups. All 44 stops have [...]

Community

FamousView – April 14 – Eating On the Edge of the World

FamousView – April 14 – Eating On the Edge of the World

Last month I wrote that I wanted to write this column from different places soon. I wrote that I wanted to get out and explore the world a bit. Well, I am home today as I write this but I did, in fact, do some exploring in March and more is planned for April. My [...]

2014 Modesto Bike Events Coming Up

2014 Modesto Bike Events Coming Up

Bike to Work Day May 15 6:30-8:30am 10th St Place Bike to Work Day is held annually during California Bike Commute Week. The goal is to encourage citizens to consider non-motorized methods of commuting to work. Those who commute by bicycle are treated to a variety of information tables and a continental breakfast. City of [...]

All AgesView – Spring Break

All AgesView – Spring Break

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson Spring Break is coming up and summer is right around the corner. Summer is about making lifelong memories, not about laying in bed watching TV all day. In 20 years are you going to remember that episode or are you going to remember giant games of hide and go seek and [...]

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I Want Candy! Annabelle Lwin Live at Hero’s

I Want Candy! Annabelle Lwin Live at Hero’s

I Want Candy! Despite of what many of you might think, I’m not from the graduating class of 2006, 5 or 4. I’m more from the class of 2044 Whatever…. Back in my high school days I couldn’t help but love many of the songs from Bow wow wow. In fact their song “I Want [...]

ZenView

ZenView

Zen View By Mary Layton Natural Beauty Driving to work the other day I saw a young woman with a backpack walking alone alongside the blooming peach orchards. It was a glorious morning, blue skies and the air soft and sweet with the smell of spring. The woman’s long redish hair gently moved behind her [...]

BizView

BizView

BizView By Irene Arroyo The Careers in Manufacturing (CIM) The Careers in Manufacturing (CIM) is back! The success of the program last year 2013, with 139 students gaining summer employment with one of the 11 employers involved, is serving as a catalyst for our local youth. The program brings together various groups of employers, educators, [...]

ArchitectureView – New Courthouse

ArchitectureView – New Courthouse

ArchitectureView By Bob Barzan New Courthouse Will Recreate Downtown Modesto will get a new courthouse. The building will be between 9th and 10th and G and H, about one block from the current courthouse and less than a block from the temporary make-shift courts in the old city hall building and in the Tower Building [...]

InterView – David White

InterView – David White

InterView David White – CEO – Stanislaus Economic Development & Workforce Alliance Attitude is everything. In life, love, family and business. Our area has a perception problem and we need to shake everything up. Our area, like others across the USA faces some tough unemployment and some other rough statistics that don’t reflect well on [...]

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz & BluesView Blue Monday’s back in town. By Eric Benson Rain still in the forecast, yippee! Sounds like a blues weather forecaster, you know things aren’t normal when you’re happy and prayin’ for rain. Well let it rain, let it pour, let it do a whole lot more…cause I want those deep river blues [...]

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