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Happy New Year – Take A Cab Tonight

Happy New Year – Take A Cab Tonight

Hew Years is supposed to be a fun night. Let’s keep it that way. Plan your party, plan your outfit, plan your evening and plan your transportation. Cabs and rides are cheap around here so let’s have a fun one. Download the Uber, Lift and Flywheel aps for other alternatives. You can use Tipsy Tow, […]

By December 31, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Sierra Rep announces second 2015 show

Sierra Rep announces second 2015 show

Sierra Rep announces second 2015 show Instead of the previously planned unannounced show, Sierra Repertory Theatre will present The Honky Tonk Angels as its second 2015 show, running April 24 – May 31 at Fallon House Theatre in Columbia State Historic park. The musical is written by Ted Swindley, the author of Always, Patsy Cline, […]

By December 31, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Northern California Women’s Music Festival presents check to Haven Women’s Center

Northern California Women’s Music Festival presents check to Haven Women’s Center

Today, the fabulous ladies of the Northern California Women’s Music Festival presented a $500 check to the Haven Women’s Center, from proceeds raised from the Women’s Musical Festival at Prospect Theater earlier this year. The NCWMF is changing Modesto and surrounding areas for the better! They are bringing awareness to/raising much needed funds for great […]

By December 30, 2014 Read More →
Patriots To Solidify “Team of Century” Claim At Super XLIX

Patriots To Solidify “Team of Century” Claim At Super XLIX

Super Bowl XLIX could be historic. The Arizona Cardinals could be the first team to reach a Super Bowl hosted in their own stadium. This year’s big game is scheduled for Feb. 1 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. I’d be more confident in this scenario if the Cards weren’t down to their […]

By December 23, 2014 Read More →
New Novel by Ken White

New Novel by Ken White

My new novel, which I co-wrote under the pseudonym Roland Blair with old friend and former Davis resident John Reed, released on Monday. http://www.amazon.com/Nights-Point-Roland-Blair/dp/1493654977 May the Bear be with you. Nights on the Point is the story of three friends who light out for the territories because life is in the doing. Out on the […]

By December 23, 2014 Read More →
MovieView: The Hobbit Battle of the Five Armies

MovieView: The Hobbit Battle of the Five Armies

Peter Jackson sure likes closure. It has already been established that he will rewrite or add to a story to give himself and his audience closure. He certainly did that with his trilogy’s pièce de résistance, “The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies”. He wrapped up every story line with a brightly colored bow, ending […]

By December 23, 2014 Read More →
BarView – Why Give?

BarView – Why Give?

Why Give When You Can Receive? Redwood Café By Kate Serpa Photos by Philip Johnson On the subject of holiday gift giving, Phil and I were presented with a rather thought provoking question recently: What, in your humble opinion, is the American contribution/gift to the culinary world? You figure Italy has wine, France has cheese […]

By December 12, 2014 Read More →
MetalView – Past & Future

MetalView – Past & Future

Metal View – By Mike Vanek Reflections of the past and future 20 years of 209 Heavy Metal and Rock Shows… Hi & Howdy friends and neighbors!! As you may know I was fortunate enough to win a MAMA Award for best live music promoter… Before I go on, I must congratulate Best Metal Band […]

By December 11, 2014 Read More →
Rat Pack Christmas Spectacular – Dec 11

Rat Pack Christmas Spectacular – Dec 11

The old school holidays are back. December 11. 2 pm. Indoors at the State Theatre. It’s a Rat Pack Christmas! Modesto’s own Matt Henderson brings you a special Rat Pack Christmas at the State Theatre today at 2 pm. Matt has been performing the standards over the years and delighted crowds. He has also performed […]

By December 11, 2014 Read More →
4th Annual Central Valley VEX Robotics Challenge

4th Annual Central Valley VEX Robotics Challenge

Seventy teams from middle schools and high schools across California recently competed in the 4th Annual Central Valley VEX Robotics Challenge hosted by Lion Robotics (Team 3947) from Valley Charter High School, Stanislaus County Office Education and Modesto Junior College’s Career Work Force Ready Division. Each year an engineering challenge is presented in the form […]

By December 11, 2014 Read More →
“The Real Monuments Men & Nazi Looted Art” at The Carnegie Arts Center

“The Real Monuments Men & Nazi Looted Art” at The Carnegie Arts Center

“The Real Monuments Men & Nazi Looted Art” Professor Jonathan Petropoulos has spent the last 31 years studying everything surrounding the stolen artwork of WWII by Nazi leaders, including the Gurlitt find and the famous “Monuments Men”.   After 8 years of dedication through sensitive creation, his most recent book “Artists Under Hitler” was just released, […]

By December 10, 2014 Read More →
Ill List is the Illist

Ill List is the Illist

Go Modesto! The Ill List is the illist! Verbal head-to-head combat will be at the State on December 13. Some of the most creative poetry will be on stage, serving up free form, highly stylized or super beat poetry. This is a huge West Coast event and some of the best slam poets will be […]

By December 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
24 Hour Plays at Center Stage

24 Hour Plays at Center Stage

Go Downtown Modesto! The 24-hour plays at Center Stage Conservatory are back! Center Stage Conservatory’s lower level studio presents the 24-hour plays on December 13th, 8 PM at 948 11th Street, Modesto (entrance on J). $5 suggested donation. 6 ten-minute plays are written, rehearsed, and performed within 24-hours. Part spectacle, part sporting event, part theatrical […]

By December 10, 2014 Read More →
Giving For The Holidays

Giving For The Holidays

Giving for the Holidays The best way to truly help the needy this time of year is to give to the organizations that help the most people and use their money the wisest. There are meals and services available every day and you know that the money you give actually goes to food and shelter. […]

By December 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
For Pets Sake – Pet Fitness

For Pets Sake – Pet Fitness

Efrens’ Note: Zoe passed away on December 9.  We had learned not too long ago that the abundance of weight that we struggled to get her to lose was actually a rapid growing cancerous tumor that grew to the size of a grapefruit.  On Tuesday Zoey’s tumor ruptured and we had no choice but to […]

By December 10, 2014 Read More →