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All AgesView – Spring Break

All AgesView – Spring Break

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson Spring Break is coming up and summer is right around the corner. Summer is about making lifelong memories, not about laying in bed watching TV all day. In 20 years are you going to remember that episode or are you going to remember giant games of hide and go seek and […]

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ZenView

ZenView

Zen View By Mary Layton Natural Beauty Driving to work the other day I saw a young woman with a backpack walking alone alongside the blooming peach orchards. It was a glorious morning, blue skies and the air soft and sweet with the smell of spring. The woman’s long redish hair gently moved behind her […]

BizView

BizView

BizView By Irene Arroyo The Careers in Manufacturing (CIM) The Careers in Manufacturing (CIM) is back! The success of the program last year 2013, with 139 students gaining summer employment with one of the 11 employers involved, is serving as a catalyst for our local youth. The program brings together various groups of employers, educators, […]

FitView – Future of Fitness

FitView – Future of Fitness

The Future of Fitness By Efren Martinez It wasn’t too long ago that this good-looking kid approached me with curiosity while I was DJ’ing a fitness event. In truth the curiosity went both ways. For Theo Miller it must have been the fact that I loved to race as much as I love to DJ. […]

BarView -Clampers, and Tigers, and Bears! Oh, my!

BarView -Clampers, and Tigers, and Bears! Oh, my!

Clampers, and Tigers, and Bears! Oh, my! — The Other Place By Kate Serpa Photos by Philip Johnson Hypothetical situation: You have been sentenced to die. You know how out of hand you got at Luckyfest after you had all of those car bombs, and the punishment is steep for your St. Paddy’s antics. You […]

ChefView – House Of Beef

ChefView – House Of Beef

Chef View By Dana Johnson Saddle Up! We Are Heading To The House Of Beef! Howdy Partners! Let’s give a big Yeehaw & Happy Anniversary to Steve and Cindi Medlen’s House of Beef (HOB) for rounding up 35 years in business this month, right here in Oakdale’s dubbed Cowboy Capitol of the World. HOB has […]

AcousticView – MUM Fest Is Here!

AcousticView – MUM Fest Is Here!

Acoustic View By Aaron Rowan April is All Acoustic MUMfest returns to downtown this weekend. For the past two years, this has been the most intense burst of acoustic music in Modesto, showcasing folk, roots, Americana, country and similar sounds from around the nation (and this year, the globe.) Five showcases will be held at […]

UrbanView – Scam Alert

UrbanView – Scam Alert

UrbanView – By Javier Lopez Music Industry Scammers As much as there is an abundance of musicians and artists, there are scammers that walk along side of you like zombies in the Walking Dead series, waiting for the opportunity to strike. Do not be fooled. They come in the shape of mangers, producers, engineers and […]

ArchitectureView – New Courthouse

ArchitectureView – New Courthouse

ArchitectureView By Bob Barzan New Courthouse Will Recreate Downtown Modesto will get a new courthouse. The building will be between 9th and 10th and G and H, about one block from the current courthouse and less than a block from the temporary make-shift courts in the old city hall building and in the Tower Building […]

ArtView

ArtView

Art View By Jim Christiansen April is the month I get to invite all of you Art View readers to come over to my house. I’m one of 64 artists doing this April 12 and 13, as part of the Stanislaus Artist Open Studio Tour. You can check out the laundry room office, the Dining […]

InterView – David White

InterView – David White

InterView David White – CEO – Stanislaus Economic Development & Workforce Alliance Attitude is everything. In life, love, family and business. Our area has a perception problem and we need to shake everything up. Our area, like others across the USA faces some tough unemployment and some other rough statistics that don’t reflect well on […]

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz & BluesView Blue Monday’s back in town. By Eric Benson Rain still in the forecast, yippee! Sounds like a blues weather forecaster, you know things aren’t normal when you’re happy and prayin’ for rain. Well let it rain, let it pour, let it do a whole lot more…cause I want those deep river blues […]

NonProfitView

NonProfitView

NonProfitView Haven Women’s Center There is an old saying: “You can’t really understand another person’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes.” Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® events ask men to literally walk one mile in women’s high-heeled shoes. It’s not easy but it’s a playful opportunity to rally support in our […]

RetroView- Fitz and The Tantrums Interview

RetroView- Fitz and The Tantrums Interview

Fitz And The Tantrums By Efren Martinez They are groovier than Dee-Lite, more enthusiastic than The B52’s and their sound gives me enjoyable flashbacks from my days with Martin Fry’s ABC. So why not, after speaking with John Wicks from Fitz and The Tantrums he informed me that their latest album, “More Then Just A […]

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RockabillyView – KAT Country Road Show

RockabillyView – KAT Country Road Show

Rockabilly View Truck? Check Lift kit? Check. Boots? Check. Beer? Check. The ViewCrew is in the country and cowboy groove this month. We are always in the Rockabilly groove and love our big slap bass sounds, and our friends at KAT Country 103.3 are right there with us. They have been big supporters of our […]