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Read Build Play at the Library

Read Build Play at the Library

Read! Build! Play! Toddler Story Time at the Modesto Library Participate in the Read! Build! Play! Toddler Story Time at the Modesto Library on Thursday, July 11 at 10:15 a.m. This special program is designed to combine reading, building, and play to help young children develop their early literacy skills. By adding the elements of […]

Olympic Gold Sunday with the Nuts

Olympic Gold Sunday with the Nuts

On Sunday, June 23, two-time Olympic gold medalist Erin Cafaro will be in attendance at John Thurman Field. Cafaro is a member of the women’s rowing team that has won the gold medal in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Cafaro graduated from Modesto High School and even spent a summer working for the Modesto A’s. […]

ChefView-Taste of American Graffiti

ChefView-Taste of American Graffiti

Chef View By Dana Johnson A Taste of American Graffiti by Dana Johnson With American Graffiti running rampant throughout Modesto as the excitement builds as George Lucas will be the Grand Marshall in this year’s parade, I thought it fitting to visit our local drive-ins and see what smells so dang good and what’s shakin’! […]

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Dedication of Jeremy Affeldt Field Enslen Park-June 21

Dedication of Jeremy Affeldt Field Enslen Park-June 21

Dedication of Jeremy Affeldt Field in Modesto Friday, June 21, 11:00am Enslen Park, 501 Stoddard Avenue, Modesto Please come take a look at your new baseball field! The entire community is welcome SPECIAL GUESTS Giants pitcher JEREMY AFFELDT & Giants broadcaster DAVE FLEMMING The ceremony will last approxamately 1 hour. Jeremy Affeldt Junior Giants Field […]

49’ers Guard Mike Iupati to Train with Davis High

49’ers Guard Mike Iupati to Train with Davis High

49ERS GUARD MIKE IUPATI TO PRACTICE WITH GRACE DAVIS FOOTBALL TEAM School won “Gatorade: Train with a Pro” contest WHO: San Francisco 49ers Guard, Mike Iupati, and student-athletes from the Grace Davis High School football team WHAT: San Francisco 49ers Guard, Mike Iupati, will practice with the Grace Davis High School football team. The event, […]

George Lucas Interview

George Lucas Interview

George Lucas Cruises Again! Pictures courtesy of George Lucas Family and Lucasfilm LTD. On June 7, 2013, George Lucas will cruise 10th Street in Modesto USA for the first time in maybe 51 years. The streets and the city that inspired the 1973 groundbreaking film American Graffiti will again be the place where more memories […]

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KFIV is Live

KFIV is Live

KFIV is LIVE Back in the days of the cruise, there was only one radio station that played the rock and roll hits. KFIV 1360 AM was for many the soundtrack of our lives. Sometimes it was even broadcast live from Burge’s Drive in a 9th and O Streets. American Graffiti was the first movie […]

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InterView-Keeping the American Graffiti Torch Burning

InterView-Keeping the American Graffiti Torch Burning

InterView Steve and Linda Pedego – Keeping the American Graffiti Torch burning since ‘62 Where were you in ’62? So asked the movie poster for George Lucas’ film American Graffiti. If you lived in Modesto during the 50s and the early 60s, you knew exactly where you were in ’62. The Downey High class of […]

By June 3, 2013 Read More →
GreetingsView- Graffiti Summer!

GreetingsView- Graffiti Summer!

Caption: Congrats to All Ages Abbey Murphy on her IB Graduation from Modesto High. Soon she will be turning her All Ages Pages to another amazing Girl Scout when she goes off to UC Berkeley in the fall. Greetings Modesto Fans! 1.2.3.O’Clock 4 O’clock Rock.. Wow, what a way to start a song, or even […]

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RockabillyView – Cash Profits

RockabillyView – Cash Profits

RockabillyView Chris Murphy’s Publisher Note: Modesto is the birthplace of Rockabilly and is the ‘Root’ that put the “Rock” in Rock and Roll. We are continuing our music history series and this month we bring Rockabilly to life at the Modesto Boogie Woogie Rock’n Roll’n Music & Art Dance Party, June 22, 4 -10 pm […]

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MAMA View -Modesto Unplugged Music Festival

MAMA View -Modesto Unplugged Music Festival

MAMA View Modesto Unplugged Music Festival June 21 – June 30 The hit acoustic/folk festival in downtown Modesto returns for its second year at the end of June! Over 40 acts will come together to jam, both national players and local favorites. You’ll enjoy the sounds of bluegrass, Americana, old-time country, swing, gypsy, folk, anti-folk, […]

AllAgesView- Happy Summer Everyone

AllAgesView- Happy Summer Everyone

Caption: All Ages Editor Abbey Murphy celebrates her Modesto High graduation with her friends that all went to school together since Lakewood Elementary. Flashing the Lakewood L are Mia Skowron, Jake Callizo, Olivia Peltier, Abbey, James Zhou AllAgesView By Abbey Murphy Happy Summer Everyone! School is out and it’s time to go out and enjoy […]

By June 3, 2013 Read More →
ArtView – Summer Shows

ArtView – Summer Shows

Art View By Jim Christiansen The May Art Walk started with guitars on the street. Eli Allsup and friends playing on Eleventh Street sidewalk at Tresetti’s as an unannounced warm up for strolling minstrels, Blue Monday’s Eric Benson with pawn shop guitar, Modesto View publisher Chris Murphy in retro striped shirt, with Gary Nelson and […]

Jazz/BluesView – Hot Summer Blues

Jazz/BluesView – Hot Summer Blues

Jazz/BluesView by – Eric Benson A special event for the new invigorated Hero’s sports Bar will be Friday June 28th with Derik Rolando & Desert Chant with members of the Santana Band, Dave K. Mathew’s on Keys, and tony Lindsey lead vocalist. The Project is put together by Derik Rolando one of the hardest hitting […]

ArchitectureView- Building a Better Modesto

ArchitectureView- Building a Better Modesto

Building a Better Modesto By Bob Barzan The Modesto Art Museum is excited to announce that ArtPlace America has given the museum a grant of $101,600 for Building a Better Modesto. The cutting edge program was chosen from over 1,200 applications nation-wide as an exceptional example of creative placemaking – using local assets to build […]

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