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Wonderful Modesto Farmer’s Market

Wonderful Modesto Farmer’s Market

There is something for everyone at the Modesto Certified Farmers Market. The colors, the tastes, the smells, the music, the friends and the fun. We love living local! If you love the sweet tastes of nectarines, peaches or delicious strawberries, this is your place. If you love the rich and colorful vegetables, this is the […]

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Migrant Mother at the Prospect

Migrant Mother at the Prospect

  Migrant Mother at the Prospect By Ken White “There are moments when time stands still and all you do is hold your breath and hope it will wait for you.” – Dorothea Lange March 1936. On an overcast, drizzly morning in a frozen pea field near Nipomo, California, the paths of two vastly different […]

By July 9, 2014 Read More →
Stanislaus County Fair Local Music

Stanislaus County Fair Local Music

July is the time for the Stanislaus County Fair. In addition to all the the midway rides, show animals and tasty treats, there is a cool line up of our local bands. This is great way for people from all over the region so get a sampler of our amazing local music talent. One of […]

By July 8, 2014 Read More →
BarView – Veni, Vidi, Vino, Vito’s

BarView – Veni, Vidi, Vino, Vito’s

BarView Veni, Vidi, Vino, Vito’s By: A lushed out Kate Serpa Photos: Philip Johnson The 4th of July is the ultimate drunk girl of all the calendar holidays. Respectable, reasonable holidays have the decency to come at the mid or end of the month — they give you something to look forward to, and give […]

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MAMAView – 1 Year 100 Shows

MAMAView – 1 Year 100 Shows

MAMA View By Middagh Goodwin Is it July already? It’s been a year since I moved back to Modesto and wow what a ride it has been. I have reconnected with a lot of old friends and made many new ones. I have booked over a 100 shows with national, international and tons of locals. […]

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AcousticView -Profiles in Philharmonic Poetry

AcousticView -Profiles in Philharmonic Poetry

Acoustic View By Aaron Rowan Profiles in Philharmonic Poetry: Chris Doud Them old-time country songs sure have some hilarious titles, don’t they? ‘If I Can’t Be Number One In Your Life, Then Number Two On You’ by Mel Tillis comes to mind. And don’t forget Roger Miller’s classic ‘You Can‘t Roller Skate In A Buffalo […]

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ArtView – July 2014

ArtView – July 2014

Art View By Jim Christiansen Roger Hanner sent me a note on my facebook page, to let me know we had an Emmy Award winning, Navy Veteran visual artist living in Modesto. That artist is Bob Davidson, who has shown work at the Smithsonian and Cooperstown in relation to his sports figure portraits, and who […]

PerformingView – July 14

PerformingView – July 14

A Time to Perform in July By Kaye Osborn So, dear readers, were you able to attend a local drama, dance or musical production? Our area has lots to offer if you are driving 10 minutes or an hour to attend a venue. I was saddened to learn about the extensive water damage at the […]

By July 8, 2014 Read More →
ArchitectureView – Building Restoration

ArchitectureView – Building Restoration

ArchitectureView By Bob Barzan Owner Vandalism and Building Restoration I’d like to think that the days of covering the façade of a Victorian house with asbestos shingles or the brick walls of an early 20th century building with stucco are long gone, but this type of owner paid for vandalism continues today. Owners, especially with […]

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Jazz&Blues View

Jazz&Blues View

Jazz & BluesView By Eric Benson And summer roles on with work, kids on vacation, road trips and a whole lotta heat. But after you’ve settled into the routine of rolling through the farmer’s markets and eateries and got your caffeine intake up to therapeutic levels, take some time out to hear some live music […]

By July 8, 2014 Read More →
BargainView-Beat the Heat on the Cheap

BargainView-Beat the Heat on the Cheap

BargainView By Monica Barber The heat is on and summer is in full swing! Rising temperatures have everyone occupied looking for anything to do before the dog days arrive. Now the drought may keep the crops from being knee-high by the Fourth of July but it shouldn’t damage your finances. Here’s a few distractions on […]

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RockabillyView – Fair Music & History

RockabillyView – Fair Music & History

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup July, our half way point of summer fun, let the fireworks begin!! Whether you are sitting lakeside in a vintage bikini or taking your fancy convertible out for a nice summer drive, carnivals, festivals and fairs are a place we venture to watch the children win the games that the carnies […]

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PoetryView – The Pull

PoetryView – The Pull

The Pull By Sam Pierstorff – MJC English Professor, Ninja Poet and the Official Poet Laureate of ModestoView I spent the summer I was seven in our neighbor’s swimming pool, mostly underwater so anyone who looked down on me was blurred— their clothing, fuzzy rainbows, faces stretched like Silly Putty. Nearly 30 years have past, […]

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UrbanView – DJ Monster Mack

UrbanView – DJ Monster Mack

UrbanView – By Javier Lopez Interview with DJ Monster Mack I would like to kick off this 4th of July with special guest DJ Monster Mack, beginning with an exclusive look into his DJ career as it unfolds. TL: How did you get your name? DJM: When I first started DJ’ing, I asked my dad […]

By July 8, 2014 Read More →
FitView-Beat the Heat

FitView-Beat the Heat

FitView By Efren Martinez Beat The Heat Happy July fitness friends! As we all know this can be one of the hottest months of the year in our central valley. Please be mindful of that before getting your outdoor workouts on for these next 2 months. One of the best ways to combat this is […]

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