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Applications for  ³American Graffiti Art Show²

Applications for ³American Graffiti Art Show²

Press Release for Central California Art Association, Diana Bell Mistlin Gallery, “American Graffiti Show”and Member Show May 13, 2014- July 12, 2014 Applications are now being accepted for the CCAA / Mistlin Gallery’s upcoming American Graffiti Show, Member Show, and Faces of Clay Show. These shows will run concurrently for two months – from May [...]

MJC offers Cal-OSHA Training

MJC offers Cal-OSHA Training

MJC offers Cal-OSHA training courses to assist area industry (Modesto, CA) – Cal-OSHA, the state’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health, protects workers from health and safety hazards on the job in almost every workplace in California through its research and standards, enforcement and consultation programs. It can be a daunting task for supervisors and [...]

Help Us Raise Walk a Mile $ For Haven

Help Us Raise Walk a Mile $ For Haven

Hey there Modesto friends. The Haven Women’s Center is so very important in our community and protects victims of domestic abuse. I and my ModestoViewCrew will be Walking a Mile in Her Shoes Saturday morning to raise money & awareness for Haven. Please take a second and donate what you can. Best of all, you [...]

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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. [...]

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Wendell White Memorial CD Available

Wendell White Memorial CD Available

First and Last By Ken White My younger brother Wendell passed away on January 2nd. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/modestobee/obituary.aspx?pid=168933023 With a little help from his friends, his wife Penny and engineer Lucky Lew were able to complete the CD of original songs he had been working on for the past few years. The CD was released during his [...]

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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 [...]

Music

RetroView -Sleeper Agent Interview

RetroView -Sleeper Agent Interview

Sleeper Agent Interview By Efren Martinez After speaking with Tony Smith from Sleeper Agent while touring across the country, I was reminded of the many great bands I had the pleasure in working with when I use to book the shows for my sister, Debra, at Queen Bean Coffee House. Like Tony and his band, [...]

Wendell White Memorial CD Available

Wendell White Memorial CD Available

First and Last By Ken White My younger brother Wendell passed away on January 2nd. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/modestobee/obituary.aspx?pid=168933023 With a little help from his friends, his wife Penny and engineer Lucky Lew were able to complete the CD of original songs he had been working on for the past few years. The CD was released during his [...]

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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 [...]

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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Modesto Garden Club Tour Sat Apr 19

Modesto Garden Club Tour Sat Apr 19

Modesto Garden Club Annual Spring Tour Tickets are now on sale for the Modesto Garden Club’s April 19 Spring Garden Tour. Seven gardens in northwest Modesto’s Dutch Hollow neighborhood will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. that day. Tour proceeds allow the 90-year-old organization to continue community beautification projects, therapeutic gardening, children’s education [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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