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Finding a new Mobility in Mongolia

Finding a new Mobility in Mongolia

Finding a new world in Mongolia. By Chris Murphy It is impossible to not be inspired by Lonny Davis, proprietor of Davis Guest Homes and the ever-energetic leader of Hope Haven West. Hope Haven is a charity that provides wheelchairs to those lacking mobility, in many places around the world. I came to know Lonny, […]

By July 16, 2018 Read More →
BigView – Red Hot Summer Fun!

BigView – Red Hot Summer Fun!

The BigView By Chris Murphy Red Hot Summer Fun is the plan for July. There are so many things to do and July is buzzing with fairs, music, festivals, tomatoes, cocktails, and so much more. You really need to plan things out this month as July will be done before you know it and we […]

FairView – July 13-22

FairView – July 13-22

FairView By Chris Murphy County fairs are some of America’s great traditions. Movies with Elvis have been made about State and County Fairs and these are some of the gatherings that bring us all together. Fairs have long been a place to showcase the local agriculture and in our area, the 4H and the animals […]

By July 3, 2018 Read More →
StageView – Gathering Place Needed

StageView – Gathering Place Needed

StageView By Chris Murphy We need a community gathering place. This summer, when we were planning the 2018 Music in the Plaza series, we were struggling on how to make this more of an event, where more people can gather and enjoy and see the band better. A stage, or some kind of community platform/ […]

By July 2, 2018 Read More →
GoModesto – Hoops 3 x 3

GoModesto – Hoops 3 x 3

HoopsView 3 on 3 is coming to MJC on July 28! This is going to be a special Hoop Source tournament to raise funds for MJC Basketball Scholarships. Produced by Savannah Williams, this event is going to be fun. There are special categories for Jr High and High school teams, there will be free throw […]

Food & Drink

GoModesto: Picnic on the Go

GoModesto: Picnic on the Go

If you are in need of a quick picnic, or even everything for a family BBQ, stop by the Chopping Block at 2625 Coffee Rd between the hours of 9-6 pm Daily and Denise and her staff will take care of you. It had been too long since we had a picnic, so we headed […]

By July 8, 2018 Read More →
ChefView – The Scene to be Seen

ChefView – The Scene to be Seen

Chef View The Modesto Scene’s” Hottest Place to “Be Seen By Tasha Williams ATTENTION: NEW HOTSPOT ALERT! Whether you’re eating, drinking, and/or socializing, lately, Skewers Restaurant is the hottest place to “Be” and to “Be seen”! If you are a native of Modesto, then you are fully aware that Skewers Restaurant is not new; only […]

By July 2, 2018 Read More →
BrewView: A Divine Summer

BrewView: A Divine Summer

BrewView: A Divine Summer By Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown Ah, summer, the 5 months out of the year that we all live indoors, only leaving to take a swim or see a movie in an air conditioned building! Or, in our case, you also leave the house to find delicious and refreshing adult beverages. […]

By July 1, 2018 Read More →
Loza Wine and Crepes Has an Updated Menu!

Loza Wine and Crepes Has an Updated Menu!

Loza Has an Updated Menu! by Brandilyn Brown One of my favorite places to eat is Loza Wine & Crepes in Turlock. They update their menu often, using the best fresh local produce that is in season. All the dishes are gorgeous exotic creations, worthy of our adoration. They have recently updated their menu again, […]

By June 25, 2018 Read More →
BrewView: Be(er) Yourself at PizzaRev

BrewView: Be(er) Yourself at PizzaRev

BrewView: Be(er) Yourself By Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell Ever wonder if you are considered a “glass is half empty” or a “glass is half full” person? Do you love beer? Then we have the perfect way for you to determine once and for all which category you fall into! PizzaRev, owned by Ray and […]

By June 1, 2018 Read More →

Event Calendar

5 questions with Josephine Johnson

5 questions with Josephine Johnson

5 questions with Josephine Johnson Written by Monica Barber   As a singer-songwriter, Josephine Johnson has continued to create music that resonates with the hearts of her listeners. Josephine is a talented instrumentalist switching between ukulele and guitar in her live performances. More often than not her songs are an insight into her life and tell the tales […]

By June 21, 2018 Read More →
5 Questions with The Spicy Latina, Serena Gamboa

5 Questions with The Spicy Latina, Serena Gamboa

5 Questions with The Spicy Latina, Serena Gamboa By Monica Barber   Some people have a better knack at being completely comfortable with themselves than others are. They’re the types who are at ease instantly in a new situation, and seem as natural to the environment the way the sun looks perfect no matter where […]

By June 11, 2018 Read More →
NonProfit View: A Daughter’s Role Model

NonProfit View: A Daughter’s Role Model

NonProfit View: A Daughter’s Rolemodel By Denette Covarrubias   A women’s heart can change the world even after she’s gone.   Thank you Patty Scott for instilling kindness and compassion in the heart and mind of your daughter, Alana Scott; president and founding member of Women’s Education & Leadership League (WELL).  The summer you helped your […]

By May 1, 2018 Read More →
GeekView: Star Wars and Comics

GeekView: Star Wars and Comics

GeekView: Star Wars and Comics By Middagh Goodwin This month marks the 41st Anniversary of the release of Star Wars. On May the Fourth at 5 pm we will celebrate our connection to this Galaxy Far, Far Away with Star Wars Day in the 10th Street Plaza. Bring the entire family out and be amazed […]

By April 30, 2018 Read More →
5 questions with Zodiac Gallery’s Dustin Carpenter

5 questions with Zodiac Gallery’s Dustin Carpenter

5 questions with Zodiac Gallery’s Dustin Carpenter by Monica Barber   Six to eight months ago, Dustin Carpenter was playing an art walk at Colossal tattoo in Turlock and I might’ve have overlooked him, but the music & beats he was playing caught my ear and blew my mind. Musically known by the moniker, Zodiac […]

By April 29, 2018 Read More →

Music

American Woman

American Woman

SONGWRITER VIEW: AMERICAN WOMAN-Listen What I Say By Patty Castillo Davis   There is no shortage of music while celebrating Independence Day in the 209. The annual community parades are opened by a rendition of the National Anthem and filled with marching bands, dance troupes performing to exuberant tracks and live bands on floats. Every […]

BluesView Highlights for July

BluesView Highlights for July

BluesView By Earl Matthews Hello everyone, I hope you are feeling fine and ready for a great July. It’s been an amazing year so far and I for one am ready to keep this blues train rolling. Starting things off is a band originally formed by the legendary Mike Bloomfield, The Electric Flag will be […]

By July 11, 2018 Read More →
Unplugged View – The Haldane Effect

Unplugged View – The Haldane Effect

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan The Haldane Effect Loud Indian dance music and acoustic groups don’t mesh very well. I learned this the hard way on an April afternoon a few years ago, when I hosted a segment of MUMfest on a coffeehouse patio. Little did we know that an Indian cultural group had rented […]

InterView American Made Ingenuity

InterView American Made Ingenuity

InterView American Made Ingenuity – Eli Lester By Chris Murphy From the blues, rockabilly, to chrome, steel and environmental lubricants, Eli is the classic renaissance man. Born and raised here in Modesto, Eli went to Davis High and earned a degree from San Francisco State. Eli lives life surrounded by his wife Jaci and their […]

By July 2, 2018 Read More →
JazzView – July R&B Fun

JazzView – July R&B Fun

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News? If you luv music you’re gonna love this And the summer rolls on and it’s time to go to summer camp, Coop Camp Sierra is a destination I have gone to since I was 12 years old every year. First girl friend, carving […]

By June 28, 2018 Read More →

Stage Art

Call for Entries

Call for Entries

Hot Off the Press! Call for Entries Deadline: September 16, 2018 Entries are now being accepted for a new exhibition in the Carnegie’s Lobby Galleries, taking place this Fall/Winter. The juried exhibition is a celebration of contemporary printmaking and will feature as many as 45-50 works. Entries of works in all printmaking media are being accepted now […]

By July 15, 2018 Read More →
GeekView: Geek is Chic

GeekView: Geek is Chic

GEEKView: Geek is Chic By Middagh Goodwin First off Graffiti-Con kicks the month off on July 1st at Modesto Centre Plaza, looking forward to a fun day for the entire family and looking forward to doing it all over again next year. Look for photos from the event on the ModestoView Facebook page. Have you been […]

By July 7, 2018 Read More →
Is There Anybody Out There

Is There Anybody Out There

ComedyView by Felicia Aleman HEADLINE: IS ANYBODY OUT THERE? Hello, hello, hello. It’s summer so run through a sprinkler, let a Popsicle drip down your arm, go see live comedy. The Big Guy and I have started producing shows and the performers and audiences have been fabulous. Every time the door opens there are smiles […]

By July 6, 2018 Read More →
Unplugged View – The Haldane Effect

Unplugged View – The Haldane Effect

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan The Haldane Effect Loud Indian dance music and acoustic groups don’t mesh very well. I learned this the hard way on an April afternoon a few years ago, when I hosted a segment of MUMfest on a coffeehouse patio. Little did we know that an Indian cultural group had rented […]

ComedyView: Hello Hello

ComedyView: Hello Hello

ComedyView By Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello. Break out your tank tops and sunscreen, this summer is so hot I’ve already ovulated a poached egg. Don’t be bummed the AC isn’t working, go out for some laughs. This month, my video interview is with Jason Sohm, a comic from Manteca. Since I’ve met him, he […]

By June 1, 2018 Read More →

Community

When Worlds Collide

When Worlds Collide

When Worlds Collide Text and Photos by MJ Mangano “Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” –The Pride of the Yankees There are a few times in my career where two of my passions meet like photography and baseball, but last weekend they collided in a wonderful fashion. I […]

By July 16, 2018 Read More →
Monday at the StanCoFair

Monday at the StanCoFair

TOMORROW AT THE FAIR, JULY 16th   Holiday Inn Express & Suites Night at the Fair! First 1,000 guests receive a free gift from Holiday Inn Express & Suites.   FOODMAXX ARENA: Destruction and Motorhome Derby I at 6:30 PM   BUD LIGHT VARIETY FREE STAGE: Trace Adkins at 8:30 PM   COORS LIGHT CENTER STAGE: Adam Bishop 5 PM – 5:45 […]

By July 16, 2018 Read More →
Finding a new Mobility in Mongolia

Finding a new Mobility in Mongolia

Finding a new world in Mongolia. By Chris Murphy It is impossible to not be inspired by Lonny Davis, proprietor of Davis Guest Homes and the ever-energetic leader of Hope Haven West. Hope Haven is a charity that provides wheelchairs to those lacking mobility, in many places around the world. I came to know Lonny, […]

By July 16, 2018 Read More →
Call for Entries

Call for Entries

Hot Off the Press! Call for Entries Deadline: September 16, 2018 Entries are now being accepted for a new exhibition in the Carnegie’s Lobby Galleries, taking place this Fall/Winter. The juried exhibition is a celebration of contemporary printmaking and will feature as many as 45-50 works. Entries of works in all printmaking media are being accepted now […]

By July 15, 2018 Read More →
American Woman

American Woman

SONGWRITER VIEW: AMERICAN WOMAN-Listen What I Say By Patty Castillo Davis   There is no shortage of music while celebrating Independence Day in the 209. The annual community parades are opened by a rendition of the National Anthem and filled with marching bands, dance troupes performing to exuberant tracks and live bands on floats. Every […]

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