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Archive for November, 2017

RockabillyView – Greasehounds

RockabillyView – Greasehounds

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Rockin’ the End of 2014 & Welcoming 2015 with a BANG!! In closing out Modesto’s Rockabilly Scene of 2014, I met up with three fine gentlemen. A newly formed Rockabilly/Psychobillly band just three months fresh to the scene. Let me introduce you to “Grease Hound” ! Frontman Rikki Romero has this […]

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ZenView – Change

ZenView – Change

Change Your Mind By Mary Layton The ability to change one’s mind is a precious possibility. Miracles can happen. It’s about changing one’s attitude and course of action. Changing your mind puts expectations of success and happiness, principles, belief systems, fears and doubts into a different perspective. If a certain approach didn’t work, try another […]

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Interview- Johnny Rivers

Interview- Johnny Rivers

Johnny Rivers – Secret Agent Man for the Ages One of the greatest opening guitar licks ever came from Johnny Rivers. Known around the world for “Secret Agent Man”, Johnny Rivers was a bluesman from the swamps with an ear for a great pop sound and dedication to the craft of songwriting who represented a […]

BargainView – Bright Lights Big 2015

BargainView – Bright Lights Big 2015

BargainView By Monica Barber Bright Lights, Big 2015! It’s a warm winter’s eve and Ms. M has found herself walking through downtown Modesto after gathering with friends to celebrate the new Solstice. Looking up at the stars I wonder what 2015 will bring when lights flash in the sky above me. Fireworks paint the sky […]

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FitView – Walk with It

FitView – Walk with It

Everyday is a Blessing-Walk to it! As we enter 2015 I reflect on so much that I accomplished in my fitness competitions in 2014. But I’m also reflecting on so much more of what I lost. That would be the borrowed time we have with each other and our pets. In the fall I wrote […]

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BarView -The Log Cabin

BarView -The Log Cabin

Dive into 2015 at Log Cabin Bar By Kate Serpa Photos by Phil Johnson The whirlwind of December parties, spending, drinking, and general hall decking can leave anyone feeling a bit holiday-hungover come January. I think a big, fat palate cleanser is on the booze menu after two months of holiday peppermint, chocolate, and pumpkin […]

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Rockin’ Holiday Thanks

Rockin’ Holiday Thanks

Rockin’ Thanks! By Chris Murphy We did it! We created a new Modesto holiday tradition and brought back our past in a new fun Rockin’ format. We blended our American Graffiti History, our Rockabilly History and the nostalgia of days gone by, mixed it all up and added a dash of snow and created Modesto […]

Greetings & Happy New Year

Greetings & Happy New Year

Greetings Modesto Friends! Time is slippin’ slippin’ slippin’.. into the future. Steve Miller sang it right when we think about how much is happening, and how fast the world is spinning these days. I am shaking my head thinking about how fast this last year blew by. ModestoFriends, we did some cool stuff this year […]

PoetryView – Dear New Year

PoetryView – Dear New Year

PoetryView By Sam Pierstorff Dear New Year, Forgive me, for I have sinned. It’s been one year since my last resolution, but still I keep making them and breaking them. No more chocolate in 2014 lasted six days. The no-gossip New Year of 2013 died the day after we partied all night, and my colleague […]

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New Spot for the Arts – Mod Spot

New Spot for the Arts – Mod Spot

A New “Spot” for the Arts By Chris Murphy There is a new community space that will change the face of arts in our community. The arts reach into our thoughts, dreams and connect people in so many ways. ModestoView has teamed up with the Peer Recovery Gallery to expand into the former Camera Center […]

GlobalView

GlobalView

GlobalView The talent of our local youth is amazing. Their insights and instincts can be some of the best in a global perspective. Local college student Zachary Senn as a global perspective. He has been capturning amazing images around the world, from the highest towers to the factories of Indonesia. Some of his works amaze […]

BusinessView – Doubletree Hotel for 2015

BusinessView – Doubletree Hotel for 2015

Sweet Dreams at Doubletree By Kole Siefkin Exciting things are happening at DoubleTree Modesto Hotel! It’s been a great year and we are excited about the new year ahead! We take great pride in representing our community through numerous local projects, but more importantly it is through the hospitality we extend to local visitors and […]