News

BottleRock 2016’s special features!

BottleRock 2016’s special features!

Greetings ModestoView Friends. We are heading off to bottle rock so remember to take advantage of the many cool things happening this weekend. Don’t forget to download the AP, new shows, special presentations and more. Also, BottleRock vendors accept Apple Pay and Android Pay. See you at the festival. Remember top tag your pics #modestoview […]

Keeping things Grounded with Mondo

Keeping things Grounded with Mondo

Last Year, Mondo Mariscal was laid off from his job and decided to give being a musician a run. With the support of his wife and family he has been very lucky to be making a living(maybe not a great one) doing what he loves. Last October he took home a well deserved Modesto Area Music […]

By May 26, 2016 Read More →
Love Modesto Teacher of the Month – Irma Aguilar

Love Modesto Teacher of the Month – Irma Aguilar

Love Modesto Teacher of the Month By Jeff Pishney and Chris Murphy We love our teachers! Teachers are the key to our future and our next generation is counting on them. ModestoView is working with Love Modesto to celebrate the teachers in our community and each month, we will be highlighting teachers in our area […]

CSU Board of Trustees Names Ellen N. Junn as President of CSU Stanislaus

CSU Board of Trustees Names Ellen N. Junn as President of CSU Stanislaus

CSU Trustees Appoint Ellen N. Junn as President of California State University, Stanislaus The California State University Board of Trustees has appointed Ellen N. Junn, Ph.D., as president of California State University, Stanislaus effective July 1. Junn, 58, is currently the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs for California State University, Dominguez Hills. She […]

Memorial Day Food Safety Tips

Memorial Day Food Safety Tips

MEMORIAL DAY FOOD SAFETY by Stanislaus County CDC Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer! Picnics and barbeques often top the list of activities for the long holiday weekend. Remember, as temperatures rise special precautions must be taken when preparing and serving food and officials from the Health Services Agency and the Department of […]

Food & Drink

Shalom Deli-Jewish food and cultural celebration

Shalom Deli-Jewish food and cultural celebration

Shalom Deli event announced in Modesto Modesto, CA – Congregation Beth Shalom, the Center for Jewish Life in Modesto, has announced their plans for a new Jewish food and cultural celebration on Sunday June 5th called Shalom Deli.  Running from 10:30am – 2:00pm at the congregation’s campus on Sherwood near Doctor’s Hospital and Lady of […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →
Hey Bartender: The Perfect Bloody Mary

Hey Bartender: The Perfect Bloody Mary

Hey Bartender By guest writer Brandon Dodge Owner Kimoto Sake & Sushi Watching a bartender work can be mesmerizing.  It’s like watching a conductor leading a symphony, but with booze. Ok, maybe more like a mad scientist, but if you really want to see some magic; and some of my fellow bartenders will probably hate me […]

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Stan Co Fairgrounds

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Stan Co Fairgrounds

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Fairgrounds. The Turlock Certified Farmers Market (TCFM) will now be held every Saturday, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, starting this Saturday May 7, 2016 through October 29, 2016 (blackout dates including the two Saturday’s of Fair, July 9th and […]

ChefView – Indulge Her on Mother’s Day

ChefView – Indulge Her on Mother’s Day

Chef View By Dana Johnson Indulge “Her” on Mother’s Day! Here’s to all the wonderful Mothers who go that extra mile, wear that comforting smile, and often get lost in the laundry pile! For me, I’m thinkin’ Mike’s Grillhouse and the Mother’s Day Buffet. YES! You read that correctly…Buffet is the “special” of this highly […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
May BrewView: What’s New with Do Good

May BrewView: What’s New with Do Good

BrewView: What’s New with Do Good Distillery By Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell   Do Good Distillery is now open for tours! When you walk into the rustically furnished, homey space, you immediately sense what drives the family business: Ben Franklin’s famous quote, “You Do Well by Doing Good” graces the wall, alongside a photo of beloved friend and family, Officer Paul […]

Event Calendar

Unleash Your Inner Child With The Fair’s Entertainment!

Unleash Your Inner Child With The Fair’s Entertainment!

Unleash Your Inner Child With The Fair’s Entertainment! Let your imagination run wild at the Stanislaus County Fair with three new features. The Stanislaus County Fair introduces the interactive Gaming Expo, the spectacular High Diving Pirates of the Caribbean, and the adorably entertaining Pig Races. “We try to make each Fair better than the year […]

By May 26, 2016 Read More →
Crow Trading Company Showcases Art from “The Art of Justice”

Crow Trading Company Showcases Art from “The Art of Justice”

By Jennifer Williams of Crow Trading Company Crow Trading Company is excited to be showcasing art that was created for the 2016 “The Art of Justice” annual fundraiser for the Stanislaus Family Justice Center. The proceeds from the sales of this art will benefit the Family Justice Center and their “Art Restores Kids” program. This art […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →
Shalom Deli-Jewish food and cultural celebration

Shalom Deli-Jewish food and cultural celebration

Shalom Deli event announced in Modesto Modesto, CA – Congregation Beth Shalom, the Center for Jewish Life in Modesto, has announced their plans for a new Jewish food and cultural celebration on Sunday June 5th called Shalom Deli.  Running from 10:30am – 2:00pm at the congregation’s campus on Sherwood near Doctor’s Hospital and Lady of […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →
La Fiesta del Verano (the Party of the Summer) at the Stan Co Faire!

La Fiesta del Verano (the Party of the Summer) at the Stan Co Faire!

LA FIESTA IS HERE AT THE STANISLAUS COUNTY FAIR! Turlock, CA (May 19, 2016) – It’ll be la fiesta del verano (the party of the summer) with a fantastic lineup of international Hispanic entertainers here at the Stanislaus County Fair.  The Stanislaus County Fair welcomes Noel Torres Sunday, July 10, 2016 and Bronco Sunday, July […]

By May 19, 2016 Read More →
Steam House Coffee Brews Special Blend of Family-Friendly Entertainment in Modesto this October with Classic Comic Con 2016

Steam House Coffee Brews Special Blend of Family-Friendly Entertainment in Modesto this October with Classic Comic Con 2016

Steam House Coffee Brews Special Blend of Family-Friendly Entertainment in Modesto this October with Classic Comic Con 2016 Press Release Proprietors of Steam House Coffee Co. are bringing a second year of convention fun to the Stanislaus County area. Previously dubbed “Steam House Con,” multi-genre, pop culture convention Classic Comic Con features two days of […]

Music

Keeping things Grounded with Mondo

Keeping things Grounded with Mondo

Last Year, Mondo Mariscal was laid off from his job and decided to give being a musician a run. With the support of his wife and family he has been very lucky to be making a living(maybe not a great one) doing what he loves. Last October he took home a well deserved Modesto Area Music […]

By May 26, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop-Fore!!!

Weekend Needle Drop-Fore!!!

Weekend Needle Drop-52 Weeks 52 Records Huey Lewis & the News-FORE! There is something very tangible vinyl. It is a physical experience that digital formats don’t compare with. Not only is the sound much warmer, but taking the record out of the sleeve, placing it on the turntable and being able to hold the cover […]

By May 22, 2016 Read More →
MAMA is coming- Who Will Be Nominated?

MAMA is coming- Who Will Be Nominated?

MAMA is coming- Who Will Be Nominated? By Middagh Goodwin Fumes from Graffiti is in the air and things are heating up in the Valley. You know what that means. It is time for everyone to let us know who you think should be considered for a Modesto Area Music Award. The mamas will be […]

By May 21, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop I Love Rock ‘n Roll

Weekend Needle Drop I Love Rock ‘n Roll

WEEKEND NEEDLE DROOP 52 WEEKS-52 RECORDS JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS I LOVE ROCK ‘N ROLL(Remastered) Originally released in December of 1981,I Love Rock ‘n Roll cemented Joan Jett’s Rock and Roll legacy. The album has sold over  million copies and went to #1 in the US and around the World. Mixing Punk with straight […]

By May 15, 2016 Read More →
Josephine Johnson Comes Home to The Shire

Josephine Johnson Comes Home to The Shire

Josephine Johnson Comes Home to The Shire Josephine Johnson took out her ukulele from its case and began tuning by strumming. A normal thing to do before a show, for sure. But the singer wasn’t winding up backstage, she was warming up for her intimate show at The Shire on Saturday Night. She walked over, […]

By May 13, 2016 Read More →

Stage Art

ArchitectureView – Modesto’s Future is Bright

ArchitectureView – Modesto’s Future is Bright

Future of Modesto’s downtown is bright By Barrett Lipomi We are in a very exciting time for Modesto and the revitalization of our downtown. Our city has been victim to a down economy most of the past decade watching local business close and storefronts vacated. However, there is positive change happening now. Over the past […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
ArtView – May Day May Day!

ArtView – May Day May Day!

Art View By Jim Christiansen May Day! May Day! That wasn’t your imagination last month that we published the March Art View Column in the April Edition with new photo. Unexpected April Fool’s Joke, but thank you to those of you who shared our online link to the April Column. Modesto View updates our online […]

PerformingView – May 16

PerformingView – May 16

A Time to Perform in May By Kaye Osborn We live in a place where the Arts are thriving! So many opportunities for everyone! My friend, Debbie Soro, had a dream of bringing the play, The Sirens to Gallo Center for the Arts. She held auditions and cast an amazing group of actors. The Sirens […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
ComedyView

ComedyView

ComedyView By Chris Murphy Wanna bet you can’t do it? What do you think this contest is? It’s a clean comedy competition. Yes, you read right, this is a competition to see who can make us laugh and keep it all clean. Really family friendly, no F-bombs and stuff that is really funny. So which […]

By April 1, 2016 Read More →
PerformingView

PerformingView

PerformingView By Kaye Osborn A Time to Perform in April Spring has sprung! Many high school drama productions are over, but Modesto Christian will be presenting Willy Wonka at the Gallo Center. Later this summer, you will see amazing YES Company productions. Tis the season for musical and dance recitals. We certainly are fortunate to […]

By April 1, 2016 Read More →

Community

Unleash Your Inner Child With The Fair’s Entertainment!

Unleash Your Inner Child With The Fair’s Entertainment!

Unleash Your Inner Child With The Fair’s Entertainment! Let your imagination run wild at the Stanislaus County Fair with three new features. The Stanislaus County Fair introduces the interactive Gaming Expo, the spectacular High Diving Pirates of the Caribbean, and the adorably entertaining Pig Races. “We try to make each Fair better than the year […]

By May 26, 2016 Read More →
Keeping things Grounded with Mondo

Keeping things Grounded with Mondo

Last Year, Mondo Mariscal was laid off from his job and decided to give being a musician a run. With the support of his wife and family he has been very lucky to be making a living(maybe not a great one) doing what he loves. Last October he took home a well deserved Modesto Area Music […]

By May 26, 2016 Read More →
Sunrise Senior Living & Huskyshows Present Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers

Sunrise Senior Living & Huskyshows Present Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers

Sunrise Senior Living & Huskyshows Present Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers in a Concert Benefitting Music & Memory   As part of the 16th Annual Huskyshows summer concert series, powerhouse saxophonist/vocalist Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers will perform a benefit concert on Saturday, July 23rd at the Red Lion Hotel Woodlake, 500 Leisure Lane.  Their performance […]

By May 23, 2016 Read More →
Crow Trading Company Showcases Art from “The Art of Justice”

Crow Trading Company Showcases Art from “The Art of Justice”

By Jennifer Williams of Crow Trading Company Crow Trading Company is excited to be showcasing art that was created for the 2016 “The Art of Justice” annual fundraiser for the Stanislaus Family Justice Center. The proceeds from the sales of this art will benefit the Family Justice Center and their “Art Restores Kids” program. This art […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →
Shalom Deli-Jewish food and cultural celebration

Shalom Deli-Jewish food and cultural celebration

Shalom Deli event announced in Modesto Modesto, CA – Congregation Beth Shalom, the Center for Jewish Life in Modesto, has announced their plans for a new Jewish food and cultural celebration on Sunday June 5th called Shalom Deli.  Running from 10:30am – 2:00pm at the congregation’s campus on Sherwood near Doctor’s Hospital and Lady of […]

By May 20, 2016 Read More →