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Kilts and hit men make for latest Sierra Rep comedy

Kilts and hit men make for latest Sierra Rep comedy

Kilts and hit men make for latest Sierra Rep comedy Fast-moving comedy comes to the East Sonora stage May 29 through June 28 in Sierra Repertory Theatre’s Unnecessary Farce. “It’s a really, really funny piece,” said Dennis Jones, Sierra Rep’s producing director, who directs the show. “I hope your sides will be hurting because you’ll […]

By May 15, 2015 Read More →
BrewView: Downtown Clovis Boasts First Brewery & Tasting Room

BrewView: Downtown Clovis Boasts First Brewery & Tasting Room

  Local & family owned 559 Beer is the first brewery in Clovis, CA, and lucky for us, they just opened a tasting room in a building over 100 years old on 4th Street. Rhett, Randy & Cheryl Williams are the key players, though the whole Williams family supports the brewery in some form, especially […]

By May 12, 2015 Read More →
Modestan Martin Esho Named a Winner of National Scholastic 180 Program

Modestan Martin Esho Named a Winner of National Scholastic 180 Program

Today, Martin Esho, a senior at Grace M. Davis High School, was announced as a 2015 winner in the Scholastic 180 Student Awards for achieving tremendous gains in his reading skills through the use of Scholastic blended learning program READ 180®. Now, Martin has his sights set on the future, toward college and career readiness. Martin’s education […]

By May 12, 2015 Read More →
MJC to Start Pharmacy Technician Program

MJC to Start Pharmacy Technician Program

May 13 meeting offers information on Pharmacy Technician program (Modesto, CA) – Modesto Junior College Community Education has scheduled a Pharmacy Technician Training Program information meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13 in John Muir Hall, room 262, on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue, Modesto.  The meeting is free and open to the […]

By May 12, 2015 Read More →
BrewView: Central Valley Brewfest Review

BrewView: Central Valley Brewfest Review

2015 Central Valley Brewfest Guest post by Christopher Mitchell If you love beer, and love hanging out with other people who love beer, then Central Valley Brewfest is where it was at this past Saturday. Apparently a couple thousand other people seemed to agree. Seriously, aside from a crowded bar singing “Don’t Stop Believing,” this […]

By May 12, 2015 Read More →
Paul Mitchell the School Modesto Open House

Paul Mitchell the School Modesto Open House

We have all driven by Paul Mitchell the School Modesto on McHenry Avenue. It looks like a very modern, high-class building that can be, let’s admit it, a little intimidating. Almost like Aperture Science Industries from the video game Portal. I can attest though that once inside, you walk into an inviting atmosphere, comforted by soft […]

By May 11, 2015 Read More →
Depeche Mode Martin Gore – Synthetic Bliss

Depeche Mode Martin Gore – Synthetic Bliss

Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore’s ‘MG’ Album ReView By Efren Martinez It has been something I’ve been looking for quite sometime now in music; “a synthetic bliss.” Just recently I was invited to sample Martin Gore’s new album. Anxious as I was to receive it in April, my thoughts continuously wondered back and forth of what […]

Dylan – by Ken White

Dylan – by Ken White

“Dylan” In honor of his 74th birthday. You like potato and I like potahto, You like tomato and I like tomahto Potato, potahto, Tomato, tomahto, Let’s call the whole thing off “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off” George and Ira Gershwin Boys and girls together. Hormones erupting. We had gathered in the living room of […]

“Faith Healer” Reviews Are In

“Faith Healer” Reviews Are In

“Transcendent,” “Masterful,” and “Riveting” are just a few of the words that have been used by patrons who came for opening weekend of Faith Healer. As theatre goes, this weekend should be even better! Check out this clip for more reviews, and get your tickets before the run is over. [http://files.ctctcdn.com/c18e6acb001/9318a771-f25b-4504-a502-0bca31913844.png] [http://files.ctctcdn.com/c18e6acb001/7c00684e-5e34-4ead-b262-269425febd5c.jpg] April 24-May 10, […]

MomView

MomView

MomView By Chris Murphy On the cover this month is our friend Heather Brent of CW31 Good Day Sacramento and her #adorable kids in a fun photo by Michael J Mangano showing just a little bit of what it is like to be a supermom, juggling a million things at once like moms are expected […]

By May 9, 2015 Read More →
Graffiti Summer is Coming

Graffiti Summer is Coming

Graffiti Summer By Chris Murphy ModestoUSA is where Graffiti Summer lives all year long. June is coming faster than you think and many of our hall of fame American Graffiti events will be extra special. People from all over the world come to Modesto to experience the place that was the inspiration for George Lucas’ […]

By May 9, 2015 Read More →
BigView – Bikes & Boulevards

BigView – Bikes & Boulevards

The BigView Bikes and Boulevards By Chris Murphy and ModestoView Friends Fix or Free? Flat or Hills? Fast or Slow? These are just a few of the questions you can ask yourself when you are thinking about cycling here in Modesto. I grew up on a bike here in Modesto, from rides out to Knights […]

Interview – Darin Jesberg

Interview – Darin Jesberg

Darin Jesberg By Chris Murphy Darin and I share a common history of growing up in independent sport activities and then working for global sporting goods brands, my path leading from Raleigh Bikes to Specialized Bikes and Darin’s leading to Royal Robbins Inc. and Hi-Tec Sports USA. This common connection lead to our meeting when […]

Moms, Daughters and Bikes Oh My

Moms, Daughters and Bikes Oh My

Moms, Daughters and Bikes Oh My! By Chris Murphy May is the most amazing month with so many things happening. It is just crazy from Mother’s Day, to cycling festivals, chocolate festivals, music festivals, and we are just around the corner from Graffiti Summer, my favorite Modesto season of the year. This is an especially […]

By May 9, 2015 Read More →
One Table Community Dinner – June 7

One Table Community Dinner – June 7

One Table Community Dinner There is a wonderful program at United Way to help raise the high school graduation rates here in our community called Graduation Coach. This program is promoting student engagement, building a path to academic success and inspiring in our students the drive to achieve. You can be a part of this […]