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The 50 Plus Club Meets – Oct 26

The 50 Plus Club Meets – Oct 26

50 Plus Club of Stanislaus County Annual Dinner The 50 Plus Club of Stanislaus County announces their annual dinner on Saturday, October 26 at the SOS Club, 819 Sunset Ave in Modesto. The event is open to anyone born in Stanislaus or has lived in Stanislaus County for fifty years or more. The social will […]

By September 30, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
MJC Tractor Pull – Oct 12

MJC Tractor Pull – Oct 12

MJC hosts Truck and Tractor Pull at the Ag Pavilion (Modesto, CA) – Modesto Junior College Agriculture and Environmental Science Division will host the annual MJC Truck and Tractor Pull on Saturday, October 12 in the Agriculture Center for Education Pavilion located on the MJC West Campus at 2201 Blue Gum Avenue in Modesto. Gates […]

By September 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Help Write The Stanislaus Poem

Help Write The Stanislaus Poem

Help write The Stanislaus Poem. Who: You! Any and all residents of Stanislaus County are welcome to write a stanza for The Stanislaus Poem! What: Write a 4-line poem, a quatrain, rhymed or unrhymed, celebrating any aspect of our county. You could write about the land, plants, bird life, your town, the roads between here […]

By September 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Wild Planet Day at MJC

Wild Planet Day at MJC

Modesto Junior College Great Valley Museum to hold science festival (Modesto, CA) – The Great Valley Museum and Modesto Junior College Science, Math and Engineering Division are hosting a family oriented science festival at the new Science Community Center on West Campus. The event “Wild Planet Day” will take place on Saturday, October 12 from […]

By September 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
HistoryView-Purple Turnip

HistoryView-Purple Turnip

In the 60s, the Purple Turnip was located at 950 10th Street and was the place where many of the local bands played. The Strand Theatre was used for concerts was host to many legendary performers like Van Morrison, Them & Arthur Lee and Love, The Grass Roots, The Golliwogs (who later became Creedence Clearwater […]

By September 21, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
BigView-Ratz Runion

BigView-Ratz Runion

The BigView The Ratz Redux! By Suzanne Autry and Kate Trompetter Sept 21, 5:00 pm  The event is at 1425 Church Street, Modesto… Just South of Parker Rd Modesto and the Stanislaus County area produced great live music through the 1940’s and ‘50’s, including early country acts like The Maddox Brothers and Sister Rose and […]

By September 21, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
MAMAView – VOTE FOR MAMA!

MAMAView – VOTE FOR MAMA!

MAMA View By Chris Murphy VOTE FOR MAMA! In 2000, over 300 people jammed into Club Max at the Doubletree to celebrate the very first Modesto Area Music Association Awards, The MAMAs. Now 14 years later, we are ready for the 2013 MAMA Awards. Modesto has so much amazing musical talent that Chris Ricci and […]

By September 17, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
West Nile – Stay Vigilent

West Nile – Stay Vigilent

Mosquito Control Officials Urge Public to Remain Vigilant Stanislaus County – Although Labor Day has come and gone, mosquito control officials want to keep the public aware that mosquito populations and West Nile virus activity have yet to reach their peak. To date, public health officials are reporting a total of five (5) cases of […]

By September 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Constitution Day Observance-Sept 17

Constitution Day Observance-Sept 17

“The Congress, the President, and the Power to Make War” featured subject of MJC Constitution Day Observance (Modesto, CA) –The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project will present a Constitution Day Observance featuring Stephen R. Routh, speaking on “The Congress, the President, and the Power to Make War” on Tuesday, September 17 at 7 p.m. […]

By September 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Coffee with the Cops – Sept 12

Coffee with the Cops – Sept 12

Modesto, CA: The Modesto Police Department is hosting its first “Coffee with the Cops” event this Thursday September 12th from 7:30-9:30 AM at the Queen Bean Coffee House located at 1126 14th St. The Modesto Police Department invites citizens to meet with police staff for several upcoming “Coffee with the Cops” events. Citizens are invited […]

By September 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Wounded Warrior to speak at MJC – Sept 12

Wounded Warrior to speak at MJC – Sept 12

Wounded Warrior to speak at MJC (Modesto, CA) – Modesto Junior College Veterans Services and MJC Health Services will present speaker Jeremiah Pauley, a participant in the Wounded Warrior Project’s “Warrior Speaks” program on Thursday, September 12, at 6 p.m. on the East Campus Quad, 435 College Avenue. The free event is open to the […]

By September 9, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Virginia White & Rebecca Harvey at Mistlin Gallery Oct. 8-Nov. 7

Virginia White & Rebecca Harvey at Mistlin Gallery Oct. 8-Nov. 7

“Virginia White, She’s Painting the Town” and “Rebecca Harvey, Photography” Mistlin Gallery October 8 to November 7, 2013 Art Walk reception, October 17, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Central California Art Association presents “Virginia White, She’s Painting the Town” at the Mistlin Gallery, October 8 to November 7. The show features Virginia White’s paintings covering 40 […]

By September 9, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
ArchitectureView

ArchitectureView

Architecture View Modesto Modernism By Bob Barzan In the middle decades of the 20th century, the Modernist architecture of Modesto, California, was on the cutting edge of environmental and artistic design and it received national attention. In the 1940s, the New York Museum of Modern Art published three books featuring Modesto architecture and a photo […]

By September 6, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
MJC presents Faculty Reunited Art Exhibition

MJC presents Faculty Reunited Art Exhibition

MJC presents Faculty Reunited Art Exhibition (Modesto, CA) –The Modesto Junior College Visual Arts Club presents Faculty Reunited! Art Exhibition from September 3 through September 26 in the MJC Art Gallery on East Campus, 435 College Avenue. The show is free and the Gallery is open Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and […]

By September 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
3rd Annual Making Stride Walk -Oct? 13?

3rd Annual Making Stride Walk -Oct? 13?

COMMUNITY TO HELP THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY END BREAST CANCER THROUGH MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER® EVENT WHAT: Hundreds of local breast cancer survivors, volunteers, businesses and community members will walk together as a unified force to end breast cancer at the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk. This noncompetitive, inspirational […]

By September 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →