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Night of Unity

Night of Unity

It was a night of unity and community support at the Islamic Center of Modesto where people of many races, religions and beliefs all came together to show solidarity for a peaceful community and to celebrate the things we have in common. The Islamic Center of Modesto was overflowing with hundreds of people, many watching […]

2019 PROJECT PROM Kicks Off Prom Dress and Tuxedo Drive

2019 PROJECT PROM Kicks Off Prom Dress and Tuxedo Drive

  2019 PROJECT PROM Kicks Off Prom Dress and Tuxedo Drive WHAT:  2019 Annual Project Prom; Prom Dress and Tuxedo donation drive WHEN: Now through  March 30, 2019 WHERE: Donation Drop Off Locations listed below: 3B Auto Center, 1002 9th St, Modesto 531-1111 El Jardin Restaurant, 409 E Olive Ave, Turlock 622-8982 Del Rio Cleaners, 1300 Sylvan Ave C1, Modesto 524-0905 Halford’s Cleaners, 941 McHenry Ave, Modesto 523-2064 Superior Dry Cleaners, 824 Oakdale Rd, Modesto […]

By March 13, 2019 Read More →
FoodView – River’s Edge Knights Ferry

FoodView – River’s Edge Knights Ferry

FoodView by Stan C. Countz Outdoor Dining at it’s best on the banks of the Stanislaus River After spending some time getting to know Knights Ferry, enjoy a comfortable, homemade meal or delicious drinks on the banks of the scenic and protected Stanislaus River at the River’s Edge Restaurant. I had the Wild Fire Burger […]

All Ages View – March is Green in Many Ways

All Ages View – March is Green in Many Ways

AllAgesView By Sofia Johnson March is Green in Many Ways This month has a lot in store for Modesto. For the month of green lets Go Green! You can start by coming out to RecFest on March 16th. It will be filled with music, games, hikes, and many dedicated volunteers that are passionate about nature. […]

Jazz&WorldView

Jazz&WorldView

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this I often hear from my older friends that there is “nothing happening” in the way of a club for our age group where you can see a show with some good food, drink and dance and home by ten. Well I am conspiring […]

Food & Drink

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 […]

By March 1, 2019 Read More →
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 […]

By March 1, 2019 Read More →
Go Mardi Gras

Go Mardi Gras

Go Mardi Gras Kicking things off with a bang on Saturday, March 2nd at the Jack Douglas Saloon in Columbia and Sunday, March 3rd at the River’s Edge in Knights Ferry don’t miss the BluesBox Bayou Band a fan favorite especially this time of year. On March 5th Modesto may not have a Mardi Gras […]

By February 27, 2019 Read More →
Sweets for your Sweet (and You Too!)

Sweets for your Sweet (and You Too!)

BrewView Sweets for your Sweet (and You Too!) by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell To help you woo your special someone this month, we thought we’d share our perfect “going out” & “staying in” pairings of our favorite sweet drinks and treats. Whether you’re taking out a partner, beloved family member, best friend or you’re […]

By February 1, 2019 Read More →
CrabView

CrabView

CrabView It’s a brand new year and it is a brand new crab season. Boy oh boy is this one of the tastiest time of the year and the ViewCrew are suckers for a great crab feed. Best of all, you get this delicious treat at the same time, you can help some of our […]

By January 4, 2019 Read More →

Event Calendar

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 […]

By February 3, 2019 Read More →
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 […]

By January 23, 2019 Read More →
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 →
Mike Vax Music Workshop at MJC

Mike Vax Music Workshop at MJC

   The Modesto Junior College Director of Bands, Erik Maki, is presenting Mike Vax, internationally known trumpet artist, in a free workshop/clinic January 22 in the MJC Recital Hall, which is located in the MJC Music Bld. on Stoddard.  This event is open to the public.  It will be from 4:00 until 5:30.  This event is […]

By January 8, 2019 Read More →
StocktonCon Winter is Here

StocktonCon Winter is Here

  StocktonCon Winter is Here StocktonCon Winter, presented by Utility Telecom, debuts on Sunday January 20, 2019 at Stockton Arena! This one-day event marks the expansion of StocktonCon Events, as StocktonCon will be held on August 3-4, 2019. StocktonCon Winter will take place at Stockton Arena from 10am-5pm on Sunday, January 20th. Tickets for StocktonCon Winter […]

By December 17, 2018 Read More →

Music

Featured Friday Tiffany Rose De La Cruz

Featured Friday Tiffany Rose De La Cruz

Featured Friday Tiffany Rose De La Cruz is a Mother, business owner and Modesto Area Music Award winner. Your Name? Tiffany Rose De La Cruz Home base? I’m from Modesto CA. Lived in the mountains for some time and the bay area for some time. Tangled T’s Hair and Music Studio. What do you do, […]

By March 15, 2019 Read More →
Night at the Whisky with Red Dragon Cartel

Night at the Whisky with Red Dragon Cartel

NIGHT AT THE WHISKY WITH RED DRAGON CARTEL by Russ Allsup and Dan Westcott The energy was high inside the world famous Whisky A Go Go for the return of Southern California’s own Jake E. Lee, fronting his newest project, but I’m not sure anyone was truly ready for what was about to happen. One […]

By March 13, 2019 Read More →
Bowl for Ronnie

Bowl for Ronnie

Bowl for Ronnie by Russ Allsup Bowl for Ronnie is an annual event that is held at PINZ Bowling Alley in Studio City, Ca. The event raises money for the Stand-Up and Shout Cancer Research Fund. It’s held in honor of rock singer Ronnie James Dio and is run by his wife Wendy Dio. The […]

By March 13, 2019 Read More →
Songwriter View Sheros

Songwriter View Sheros

March Songwriter View SHEros By Patty Castillo Davis March 8 is International Women’s Day-in some places a protest, in others it celebrates womanhood. Downtown Modesto will offer its part of the observance starting with an event held at the Barkin Dog on March 8 at 6 pm which will feature music, dance, poetry and theater. […]

St Patrick Celebrations

St Patrick Celebrations

St Patrick Celebrations By Middagh Goodwin LuckyFest is the biggest St Patrick’s Day party in the Valley with 25 “pubs” built from the ground up for one day. Happening each year in the rear parking lot at Modesto Centre Plaza, this year on Saturday, March 16th. Live music, Dj’s and fun activities for those over […]

By March 6, 2019 Read More →

Stage Art

PerformingView – March on Stage

PerformingView – March on Stage

Performing View By Kaye Osborn It has finally come to ride into the sunset for me with Lakewood Youth Theater. It has been an adventure filled with drama, laughter, dance, music, friendship, collaboration, creativity and of course, memories that will last a lifetime. The performers embraced Shakespeare, melodrama, Westerns, the 50’s, the 70’s, the 80’s, […]

By March 5, 2019 Read More →
MAMAView: Become a patron of the Arts for the Holidays

MAMAView: Become a patron of the Arts for the Holidays

MAMAView: Become a patron of the Arts for the Holidays by Middagh Goodwin   Buy Local Saturday was November 24th but I encourage everyone to continue the trend and Buy Local Art and Music for all your Holiday Gifts. Your purchases will help to keep our arts community vibrant and healthy. So many of our […]

By December 3, 2018 Read More →
ComedyView: December

ComedyView: December

ComedyView By Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello. It’s December already. I can’t be the only one trying to figure out where the year went. It seems like summer just ended and threw us into winter. Did we even have fall? Who’s the fat guy in red? We couldn’t possibly be ready for holidays yet, right? […]

By November 30, 2018 Read More →
98° Christmas Show Re-View

98° Christmas Show Re-View

98° Christmas Show Re-View By Efren Martinez After last night’s 98° Christmas Show, I am so ready to put up all the tinsel, the tree and the Holiday lights. Friends, I know Christmas is still more than a month away but we could have been in July and we would have still found ourselves itching […]

By November 17, 2018 Read More →
World Premiere of Her Body and the Fall

World Premiere of Her Body and the Fall

Center Stage Conservatory presents the world premiere of Her Body and The Fall written by Summer Krafft and Directed by David Barbaree Her Body and the Fall, a brand new work tells the story of inherited trauma from a man born in the occupation in World War II and how that impacts his young daughter […]

By November 15, 2018 Read More →

Community

Featured Friday Tiffany Rose De La Cruz

Featured Friday Tiffany Rose De La Cruz

Featured Friday Tiffany Rose De La Cruz is a Mother, business owner and Modesto Area Music Award winner. Your Name? Tiffany Rose De La Cruz Home base? I’m from Modesto CA. Lived in the mountains for some time and the bay area for some time. Tangled T’s Hair and Music Studio. What do you do, […]

By March 15, 2019 Read More →
18th Annual Cesar E. Chavez “SI SE PUEDE” Empowerment Luncheon

18th Annual Cesar E. Chavez “SI SE PUEDE” Empowerment Luncheon

Dear LCR Members, Friends and Supporters, The Latino Community Roundtable (LCR), an IRC 501(c)(4) social welfare organization, cordially invites you to attend our next luncheon in celebration of Cesar Chavez Legacy. Our LCR’s 18th Annual Cesar E. Chavez “SI SE PUEDE” Empowerment Luncheon will take place on Thursday, March 28th, 2019, from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., at the Red […]

By March 13, 2019 Read More →
2019 PROJECT PROM Kicks Off Prom Dress and Tuxedo Drive

2019 PROJECT PROM Kicks Off Prom Dress and Tuxedo Drive

  2019 PROJECT PROM Kicks Off Prom Dress and Tuxedo Drive WHAT:  2019 Annual Project Prom; Prom Dress and Tuxedo donation drive WHEN: Now through  March 30, 2019 WHERE: Donation Drop Off Locations listed below: 3B Auto Center, 1002 9th St, Modesto 531-1111 El Jardin Restaurant, 409 E Olive Ave, Turlock 622-8982 Del Rio Cleaners, 1300 Sylvan Ave C1, Modesto 524-0905 Halford’s Cleaners, 941 McHenry Ave, Modesto 523-2064 Superior Dry Cleaners, 824 Oakdale Rd, Modesto […]

By March 13, 2019 Read More →
The Latino Comics Expo partners with Modesto Junior College this March 15 & 16, 2019

The Latino Comics Expo partners with Modesto Junior College this March 15 & 16, 2019

The Latino Comics Expo partners with Modesto Junior College this March 15 & 16, 2019 The Latino Comics Expo, the nation’s premier convention spotlighting the work of Latino comics creators, is making its first appearance at Modesto Junior College this March 15 & 16, 2019 in Modesto, CA. Founded in 2011 by Ricardo Padilla and […]

By March 12, 2019 Read More →
FitView: Open Water Training with Sharks

FitView: Open Water Training with Sharks

FitView: Open Water Training with Sharks By Efren Martinez Springtime approaches and so do the Triathlon competitions and the need to get back into the water. It’s important that before you go dipping your toe in an ocean or lake for that matter you remember to put safety first. My wife and I headed to our place […]

By March 10, 2019 Read More →

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