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All AgesView – Past Presidents

All AgesView – Past Presidents

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson Would you like to walk in the footsteps of the past presidents? Recently I went to see Air Force 1, a plane used by some of our former presidents. There are only three of these planes and one is only a 35 minute drive to Atwater. Here, my family and I […]

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Omega Nu

Omega Nu

Non ProfitView By Kathy Salvatore Omega Nu Celebrates 90 Years of Giving Back to Women and Children What is Omega Nu? Omega Nu is not the secret society that some may think. It is a group of women, across many decades and professions, who volunteer to raise money for Stanislaus County charities serving women and […]

MAMAView – March Madness

MAMAView – March Madness

MAMA View By Middagh Goodwin It’s March Madness in Modesto, at least as far as entertainment is concerned. Things finally cooled down in February as far as the weather was concerned but things are still hot on the Music Front. Kicking the month off straight away on March 1 at the Brewhouse at Hero’s is […]

UrbanView

UrbanView

UrbanView By Javier Lopez Interview with Guda Mac. TL: Let’s begin with respect to when did they start calling you Guda Mac? GM: I started calling myself Guda Mac in 2008. Everybody used to call me “baby boy” back in high school that they got from my mom. I started rapping at the age of […]

ArchitectureView – New Parklets

ArchitectureView – New Parklets

ArchitectureView Bob Barzan New Parklet for the Design District Over the last several months, we have seen many changes in downtown Modesto. Some we have already noted: the reopening of 10th Street between J and K, several new handsome murals, and two popular parklets at the intersection of 10th and J Streets. Last month, another […]

ZenView – Change

ZenView – Change

ZenView By Mary Layton Change “There is nothing permanent except change” These are the words from the greek philosopher, Heraclitus who lived in the 5th centruy BC. Change is central to the universe. Nothing and noone stays the same forever. Heraclitus says : “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for he is […]

FitView- Charles Wickersham

FitView- Charles Wickersham

FitView By Efren Martinez Champions Among Us For Charles Wickersham, running just isn’t a passion, it’s his own prescription for fitness. He has been a proud member of the Shadowchase running club for 7 years and most of his running friends jokingly refer to him as Pharmboy. Just recently Charles entered my racing age group, […]

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView by Eric Benson Blue Monday’s back in town. Well looking forward to those Ides’ of March, the blustery winds that still chill us to the bone forecasting the promise of spring. I hope you have your garden seedling in, your trees pruned, potatoes sowed, and have given your prayers and affirmations on visualizing rain […]

PerformingView – March

PerformingView – March

From: Chris Murphy <chrism@spwg.com> Date: Monday, February 24, 2014 at 10:58 PM To: Pete Grimaldi <pete@pgrimaldicreative.com> Subject: PerformingView PerformingView by Kaye Osborn Have you wondered about all the work that goes into producing a musical? Planning begins months before the show dates. The process looks like this: first choose a musical, gather your creative team […]

ArtView – March Youth Art Month

ArtView – March Youth Art Month

Art View By Jim Christiansen Maps are on sale for the 2014 Stanislaus Artists Open Studio Tour. This year, 64 artists are participating in the April 12 and 13 Open Studio weekend. Most show in their own studio, with demos, displays, and portfolios available to review. Others are showing in groups. All 44 stops have […]

AcousticView – Strides of March

AcousticView – Strides of March

Acoustic View By Aaron Rowan The Strides Of March Patty Castillo Davis and I have a shared mission for the days to come: the cultivation of the next wave of Modesto-area singer/songwriters. We’ve been scheming and scheduling for a few months now, and are making some very nice strides forward. The fruit of our labor […]

BigView – Staycations!

BigView – Staycations!

The BigView – StayCations Greetings from Modesto! By Chris Murphy Spring break is coming at the end of March. The kids will be out of school and while it is temping to go someplace crazy, there is fun to be had right here. Most importantly, turn off the TV and the video games and head […]