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ArchitectureView-Modesto Heritage

ArchitectureView-Modesto Heritage

Modesto Heritage The Cote d’Oro, Shannon Mortuary, Fire Station #2, Hotel Covell, the Chuck Wagon, Hughson Hotel, the Strand Theatre, and Modesto Steam Laundry – the list of Modesto buildings destroyed over the last few decades goes on and on. Some were torn down for good reason; Modesto is a living city that has always […]

AuthorView – The Peach

AuthorView – The Peach

Author View By Ken White “The Peach” Dedicated to my pal Si. Kevin and his friend, Phil, both ten years old, walked along Old Oakdale Road. Back then, this part of Modesto was mostly peach orchards, grape vineyards, and flat, open fields. The side of the two-lane blacktop was dusty and debris-strewn. The two boys […]

Jazz & Blues View

Jazz & Blues View

Jazz& Blues View By- Eric Benson As the summer rolls on plenty of local family friendly things to do, strolling through our famers market to peruse the veggies while being serenaded by local bands, hitting the downtown for the third Thursday Art Walk with music, art, and food at local venues as well as the […]

FitView

FitView

FitView By Efren Martinez I SwimOvate 1,2,3,5,8,10, no, wait! What happened to 4, 6, 7 and 9? Does this sound familiar during your swim as you try to count your laps? Loosing count during your swim is easy to do, especially if you’re looking to swim more than 16 laps. Like most, I’ve tried several […]

RockabillyView

RockabillyView

RockabillyView By Chris Murphy Welcome to one of my favorite sections of ModestoView. Not only are we the “Home of American Graffiti” we are the birthplace of Rockabilly Music and one of the foundations of Rock and Roll. You see, Memphis + Nashville + Modesto = Rock and Roll This is the most straightforward math […]

AcousticView-Sweet Sassy Bluegrassy

AcousticView-Sweet Sassy Bluegrassy

Acoustic View By Aaron Rowan Sweet Sassy Bluegrassy Welcome to the new Acoustic View column. The San Joaquin Valley is an absolute goldmine of folk, roots, and country talent. I’ll highlight a different local gem or two every month. Rainy Escobar is a modern day country crooner in the vein of old-time greats such as […]

Interview – Darin Morris

Interview – Darin Morris

InterView – Darin Morris Darin Morris grew up in Modesto and was one of the key musicians in the late 70s and 80s music scenes. After graduation Beyer High, Darin attended the Guitar Institute Of Technology and became an amazing guitarist and one of the regions best. Darin also earned a bachelors degree in classical […]

ChefView – Chillin¹ with Dana~licious

ChefView – Chillin¹ with Dana~licious

Chef View By Dana Johnson Loard’s & Oodles July 2013 Chillin’ with Dana~licious! July, it’s just another indulgent reason for me to browse Modesto in search of cool treats, sweets, and scrumptious eats! Lucky for all of us living in Modesto we don’t have to go far to satisfy our sweet spot when it comes […]

ArtView-July Arts

ArtView-July Arts

Art View By Jim Christiansen Fourth of July starts our month in art with the parade, and Farmers Market with arts and crafts vendors set up out front of Gallo Center. Linda Knoll will be one of our fine art creators working a booth in what many think of when we think of Modesto, and […]

Happy July Modesto Friends

Happy July Modesto Friends

Photos by Ben Cipponeri, Richard Jantz, Diane Moody Greetings Ahhh…The joys of summer of youth! Summers get shorter and shorter each year. But I remember as a kid, waiting for school to end and then waiting for school to start as the summer drew to a close. Now there is now waiting and summer happens […]

Graffiti Summer Cruise Route

Graffiti Summer Cruise Route

It is Graffiti Summer all year long in Modesto USA. Have you taken a walk on the Modesto Historic Cruise Route? There are special QR codes on each kiosk that take you to an exclusive interview with a legend of the cruise. There are even special film school mini-movies on some of the kiosks, including […]

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Moband – July 3/July 11

Moband – July 3/July 11

Last few Mobands This is last part of the 2013 MoBand season. Have you missed a MoBand? Is your blanket ready? Is your picnic basket ready? Don’t miss a summer of great MoBand music and fun, food and drink with 3,000 of your best Modesto friends. So do you have the MoBand season schedule all […]

Music in the Plaza

Music in the Plaza

GoDowntownModesto The evenings are amazing this time of year. The downtown patios at our local restaurants are the place to be. One of the highlights is the 10th St Plaza Music Series. Every Friday night, from 7 -9 pm there will be live music in the plaza. You can hang out at Fuzio, get ready […]

4th of July Parade

4th of July Parade

GO Modesto 4th Of July Parade 139 Years of Modestocana. Nearly 20,000 Modestans will line the streets of downtown Modesto beginning at 9:30 am on the 4th of July. Over 100 entries will celebrate all of the good things in town with marching bands form all the high schools, equestrians, cub and boy scouts and […]

Elks are 100!

Elks are 100!

Go Modesto Elks are 100! The Elks club are very excited about celebrating 100 years of service in Stanislaus County. The Elks are in a new location out north of Modesto and provide the community with scholarships, veteran’s services, various youth activities (including a leadership group called the Antlers for ages 12-20), pre-school vision screening […]