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Defend Yourself Against West Nile Virus

Defend Yourself Against West Nile Virus

DEFEND YOURSELF AGAINST WEST NILE VIRUS THIS INDEPENDENCE DAY STANISLAUS COUNTY – As the Fourth of July approaches, both East Side and Turlock Mosquito Abatement Districts encourage the citizens of Stanislaus County to continue their efforts with WNV prevention.  As of June 22, 2015, WNV has been detected in 23 California counties with the WNV […]

By June 29, 2015 Read More →
Make-A-Wish® Looks to San Joaquin and Stanislaus for Volunteers

Make-A-Wish® Looks to San Joaquin and Stanislaus for Volunteers

SACRAMENTO, CA (July 2015) Make-A-Wish Northeastern California and Northern Nevada is looking for committed and passionate volunteers in the San Joaquin and Stanislaus area. Selected volunteers will assist in making wishes a reality for children with life-threatening medical conditions. Make-A-Wish Northeastern California and Northern Nevada is hosting an informative Volunteer Fair on Thursday, July 9 […]

By June 29, 2015 Read More →
Proud of Pride

Proud of Pride

Proud of Pride By Abigail Murphy On the morning of June 26th, the Supreme Court made history and branded 2015 as a year of love and progressivism. Just in time for Pride Weekend 2015, SCOTUS legalized same-sex marriage across the nation! As a young woman, who loves her family and gay friends, I was bursting […]

OutsideLands – Cold War Kids & More

OutsideLands – Cold War Kids & More

New Artists Added to OutsideLands 2015 ModestoView Staff report This biggest and best festival on the west coast continues to add new performers to the already stellar line up. Check out these latest additions. Cold War Kids played the first year of the festival and will be making their return in August. Amon Tobin’s ISAM […]

By June 24, 2015 Read More →
Frampton Live!

Frampton Live!

Frampton Live! By Efren Martinez His playful humor kept the crowd smiling and his music showed them the way. I found his personality very whimsical, and at times he stood on stage hunched over giggling from the crowd’s responses to his stories of his music history. When you think of a vintage rocker such as […]

Food & Drink

Local Turlock Marketing Agency Receives International Website Award Nomination

Local Turlock Marketing Agency Receives International Website Award Nomination

The Awwwards Acknowledge Modesto’s Galletto Ristorante’s Website in the Best Hotel and Restaurant Category For Immediate Release: Turlock, CA/ June 23, 2015: Turlock’s Ali Cox & Company Marketing is thrilled to announce that Galleto Ristorante’s new website, www.galletto.biz, was honored by the prestigious Awwwards.com in the best hotel and restaurant category. Ali Cox and her […]

By June 23, 2015 Read More →
BarView – Last Call

BarView – Last Call

Last Call By Kate Serpa Photos by Philip Johnson So I’ve got good news and bad news. Bad news is this will be my last ModestoView BarView (cue: boo, hiss). Good news is that Phil and I have chosen our three favorite stops for this last stumble, and as I’m currently eyeballs-deep in the good […]

By June 5, 2015 Read More →
ChefView – Retro Graffiti Fun!

ChefView – Retro Graffiti Fun!

Chef View By Dana Johnson Retro Graffiti Food & Fun Strikes & Spares Grill/Yosemite Lanes What is the first thing you think of when it comes to American Graffiti? Cruising cool cars, jukebox tunes, waitresses on roller skates, burgers, fries, shakes, black leather bomber jackets and poodle skirts, or do you just feel the nostalgia […]

By June 5, 2015 Read More →
One Table Dinner June 7th

One Table Dinner June 7th

Joe Hargrave, Tacolicious owner Paul Tremayne, owner of Concetta, Chef Gema Martinez of Redwood Café, Vito’s owner, Ray Ashak, Blake Humble Co-owner of Commonwealth  As of Today Modesto’s premier chefs have joined forces to give Modesto what’s it’s missing – an enormous, delicious, gourmet outdoor dinner party on 15th Street. Chefs Joe Hargrave of Tacolicious, Gema Martinez of […]

By May 29, 2015 Read More →
One Table Event Scheduled for Downtown

One Table Event Scheduled for Downtown

Press-release provided by Ali Cox and Co. MODESTO, CA – May 20, 2015 – Modesto’s premier chefs have joined forces to give Modesto what’s it’s missing – an enormous, delicious, gourmet outdoor dinner party on 15th Street. Chefs Joe Hargrave of Tacolicious, Gema Martinez of Redwood Café, Paul Tremayne of Concetta, Ray Ashak of Vito’s, […]

By May 21, 2015 Read More →

Event Calendar

Funstrummers Workshop with Cali Rose and Craig Brandau

Funstrummers Workshop with Cali Rose and Craig Brandau

Friday July 17, 2015 From 9:30 a.m. until Noon Cali Rose and Craig Brandau from LA will be giving a workshop for Funstrummers in Modesto. They will teach songs and picks and give us their style and approach to playing ukulele in a group. There will be something for all levels. Cali leads a big group called the “CC Strummers”. Both […]

By June 29, 2015 Read More →
Make-A-Wish® Looks to San Joaquin and Stanislaus for Volunteers

Make-A-Wish® Looks to San Joaquin and Stanislaus for Volunteers

SACRAMENTO, CA (July 2015) Make-A-Wish Northeastern California and Northern Nevada is looking for committed and passionate volunteers in the San Joaquin and Stanislaus area. Selected volunteers will assist in making wishes a reality for children with life-threatening medical conditions. Make-A-Wish Northeastern California and Northern Nevada is hosting an informative Volunteer Fair on Thursday, July 9 […]

By June 29, 2015 Read More →
Final Session of Summer Swim Classes

Final Session of Summer Swim Classes

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Weaver, (209) 577-5428 Release Date: Monday, June 22, 2015, 4:00 PM According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 10 people drown every day in the U.S. and more than one in five fatal drowning victims are children younger than 14. Protect yourself and your kids by learning to swim! […]

By June 23, 2015 Read More →
GeekeryView: National Cosplay Day Celebration

GeekeryView: National Cosplay Day Celebration

National Cosplay Day is June 18th, and a small group of local cosplayers met at Mavis Stouffer Park in Ripon to celebrate. The park, with plenty of shade, some playground equipment, and a conveniently located farmer’s market nearby for snacks was perfect for the nearly 30 people who showed up dressed as their favorite characters. […]

By June 19, 2015 Read More →
Global View: Ink & Iron

Global View: Ink & Iron

There’s a buzz in the air for what’s about to take place next weekend: the 13th annual Ink-N-Iron Festival on the Queen Mary in Long Beach. Taking place from June 12-14, the festival with feature 280 of the best tatoo artists from over 30 states and 25 countries. Also on hand is a classic car show […]

By June 8, 2015 Read More →

Music

Funstrummers Workshop with Cali Rose and Craig Brandau

Funstrummers Workshop with Cali Rose and Craig Brandau

Friday July 17, 2015 From 9:30 a.m. until Noon Cali Rose and Craig Brandau from LA will be giving a workshop for Funstrummers in Modesto. They will teach songs and picks and give us their style and approach to playing ukulele in a group. There will be something for all levels. Cali leads a big group called the “CC Strummers”. Both […]

By June 29, 2015 Read More →
MetalView – The Yosemite Strip

MetalView – The Yosemite Strip

Metal View by Mike Vanek The Yosemite Strip This month I would like to pay tribute to the heavy metal side of town, the Yosemite Strip. Gone are the days of going downtown for metal shows. Our metal scene was cast aside by the downtown venues, and left off their dance permits. Slowly but surely, […]

By June 8, 2015 Read More →
JazzBluesView

JazzBluesView

What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News By Eric Benson Well, I have been living in the downtown with so much to do! Lila Downs, Bonnie Rait, Bos Scaggs and Peter Framptom coming up. It’s live Day on the Green with no green, and a much-appreciated seat to enjoy the show. Yes, we are […]

By June 8, 2015 Read More →
BROKEN TOYS 30 Years in the Making –  Live at the Gallo

BROKEN TOYS 30 Years in the Making – Live at the Gallo

Broken Toys at the Gallo Center By Middagh Goodwin Moving to a town that only had 8 exits off the Freeway(what kind of cultural wasteland was my parents moving us to) was a pretty big shock for a teenager from LA(and what classic 80 movie plots seemed to be all about.) What did this “hick […]

By June 8, 2015 Read More →
Summer View/Mamaview

Summer View/Mamaview

MAMA View By Middagh Goodwin It is this time of year that I always seem to reflect on life and growing up. Even more than New Years, I seem to look back and remember all the good times growing up and yes growing older. I think all of our fondest memories surround this season. Graduation, […]

By June 5, 2015 Read More →

Stage Art

Performing View – June

Performing View – June

A Time to Perform in June By Kaye Osborn Hello Summer! Hello Cruising! Hello Graffiti Month! Lots of stuff to do around our county! Car shows, parades, concerts in the park and a time to reconnect with neighbors! My husband and I prepared a monologue for our audition last month at Gallo! The other performers […]

By June 8, 2015 Read More →
ArtView – June 2015

ArtView – June 2015

Art View By Jim Christiansen Graffiti Summer events are coming up this month. Our downtown and McHenry Murals reflect the theme. The newest one up by Sonic Drive In on McHenry reflect the car hop and cars culture. The mural initiative is pretty well representative on your downtown Cruise Route. And there are some more […]

The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents

The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents

The Central California Art Association at the Mistlin Gallery presents “Festival of Garden Arts”  June 16 – July 10.   Festival of Garden Arts will be featuring 2- and 3-dimensional art for the garden or inspired by it. Admission to the Gallery is free. Don’t forget to visit the Gift Shop where hand-crafted jewelry, ceramics, […]

By May 22, 2015 Read More →
MJC Theater Department stages New Play Fest

MJC Theater Department stages New Play Fest

MJC Theater Department stages New Play Fest (Modesto, CA) — The Modesto Junior College Theater Department presents the New Play Festival featuring “world premieres” of original one act plays written and directed by MJC theater students.  Performances are June 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cabaret West Theater on […]

By May 22, 2015 Read More →
Poetry View – Mom to the 3rd Power

Poetry View – Mom to the 3rd Power

PoetryView by Sam Pierstorff MOM peom Mom to the 3rd Power —for all mother but especially for my wife, Ruhi Now that he understands that there’s a tiny child inflating inside the balloon of your belly, I tell our oldest son when he misbehaves that I have kept the receipt on his life and he […]

By May 6, 2015 Read More →

Community

Defend Yourself Against West Nile Virus

Defend Yourself Against West Nile Virus

DEFEND YOURSELF AGAINST WEST NILE VIRUS THIS INDEPENDENCE DAY STANISLAUS COUNTY – As the Fourth of July approaches, both East Side and Turlock Mosquito Abatement Districts encourage the citizens of Stanislaus County to continue their efforts with WNV prevention.  As of June 22, 2015, WNV has been detected in 23 California counties with the WNV […]

By June 29, 2015 Read More →
Funstrummers Workshop with Cali Rose and Craig Brandau

Funstrummers Workshop with Cali Rose and Craig Brandau

Friday July 17, 2015 From 9:30 a.m. until Noon Cali Rose and Craig Brandau from LA will be giving a workshop for Funstrummers in Modesto. They will teach songs and picks and give us their style and approach to playing ukulele in a group. There will be something for all levels. Cali leads a big group called the “CC Strummers”. Both […]

By June 29, 2015 Read More →
Make-A-Wish® Looks to San Joaquin and Stanislaus for Volunteers

Make-A-Wish® Looks to San Joaquin and Stanislaus for Volunteers

SACRAMENTO, CA (July 2015) Make-A-Wish Northeastern California and Northern Nevada is looking for committed and passionate volunteers in the San Joaquin and Stanislaus area. Selected volunteers will assist in making wishes a reality for children with life-threatening medical conditions. Make-A-Wish Northeastern California and Northern Nevada is hosting an informative Volunteer Fair on Thursday, July 9 […]

By June 29, 2015 Read More →
Local Turlock Marketing Agency Receives International Website Award Nomination

Local Turlock Marketing Agency Receives International Website Award Nomination

The Awwwards Acknowledge Modesto’s Galletto Ristorante’s Website in the Best Hotel and Restaurant Category For Immediate Release: Turlock, CA/ June 23, 2015: Turlock’s Ali Cox & Company Marketing is thrilled to announce that Galleto Ristorante’s new website, www.galletto.biz, was honored by the prestigious Awwwards.com in the best hotel and restaurant category. Ali Cox and her […]

By June 23, 2015 Read More →
Final Session of Summer Swim Classes

Final Session of Summer Swim Classes

For Immediate Release Contact: Ashley Weaver, (209) 577-5428 Release Date: Monday, June 22, 2015, 4:00 PM According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 10 people drown every day in the U.S. and more than one in five fatal drowning victims are children younger than 14. Protect yourself and your kids by learning to swim! […]

By June 23, 2015 Read More →

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