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Northern California Women¹s Music Festival Show – May 16

Northern California Women¹s Music Festival Show – May 16

May 16 – Northern California Women’s Music Festival Show Do not miss this special fundraising concert at the Queen Bean. You will be treated to amazing performances by Josephine Johnson, Mattea Overstreet, Emily O’Neill, Erin Odessa, Iraya Cross and Kayla Just This is a benefit for the big NCWMF Festival at the State Theatre October […]

Notalauts Live at Amoeba

Notalauts Live at Amoeba

Notalauts Live at Amoeba By Russ Allsup I don’t get many opportunities to support bands from the Central Valley since I relocated to Los Angeles, so when I found out my friends in the fearsome punk band The Notalauts were taking a road trip to play a handful of SoCal shows, I became a man […]

Art Of Music Exhibit

Art Of Music Exhibit

Art Of Music Exhibit By Russ Allsup On February 28th, I went to The Art of Music Exhibition at the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale to check out a huge exhibition of original music art and album covers. I had gone to the cemetery about three weeks earlier to check out some graves of popular […]

Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever By Russ Allsup Went to another great show at Amoeba Records in Hollywood recently. This time it was a record release show for local favorites Dengue Fever on March 1st, who were celebrating the release of their new album, The Deepest Lake on Tuk Tuk records. They’ve been around for over a decade […]

BarView – La Parilla

BarView – La Parilla

La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant By Kate Serpa Photos by Phil Johnson “So did you know,” stated Phil, “that mayonnaise was first mass produced in England during the turn of the century? In fact, in 1912, the famous unsinkable Titanic was carrying in its cargo over 12,000 jars of the condiment, bound for delivery in Veracruz, […]

All Ages View

All Ages View

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson I hope your last month was filled with amazing adventures, and if it wasn’t I have some plans for you! I had the opportunity to fly an airplane over Oakland and San Francisco with the help of a trained copilot. It was definitely one of the coolest experiences of my life […]

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UrbanView – Truth Through Fiction

UrbanView – Truth Through Fiction

UrbanView By Javier Lopez Truth through fictional stories. D.V Can there be truth behind fiction? The human mind can project images that tell a story only you can relate, sometimes real life and sometimes fictional. Allow your imagination to run wild but never lose focus on realty. Why not share your minds most deepest thoughts […]

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Poetry View – Mom to the 3rd Power

Poetry View – Mom to the 3rd Power

PoetryView by Sam Pierstorff MOM peom Mom to the 3rd Power —for all mother but especially for my wife, Ruhi Now that he understands that there’s a tiny child inflating inside the balloon of your belly, I tell our oldest son when he misbehaves that I have kept the receipt on his life and he […]

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ZenView-Aging

ZenView-Aging

ZenView Mary Layton Aging Some things improve with age. Wine, whiskey, vinegar, Persian carpets, bonsai and our old treasures not only improve but get more expensive! For people it usually means that they become wiser. Aging is a natural process of life. We age from the moment we are born. We may be able to […]

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Performing View – May 2015

Performing View – May 2015

A Time to Perform in May By Kaye Osborn May Madness is upon us with dance recitals, music recitals, field trips, promotions, graduations and all good things that means the end of the school year. It is a busy time for sure! Try to save a date or two and catch some of the shows […]

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Unplugged View – ROCKing the Cradle

Unplugged View – ROCKing the Cradle

Unplugged View ROCKing the CradleA view from a MAMA By Patty Castillo Davis Photo by Ruben Porras My earliest memories I mean the very evocative ones, with colors, tastes and smell triggers, are so alive and they all encompass music and my Mother. Before I was old enough to attend school I was my Mother, […]

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BargainView

BargainView

BargainView By Monica Barber May Whirls Again! May is a whirlwind of activity during the Spring season. There are plenty of things to do, but certainly the VIP on your list should be spending time with your Mom. Ms. M happens to love spending time with her mom and she finds there is absolutely nothing […]

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FitView – Old Guys Rule

FitView – Old Guys Rule

FitView By Efren Martinez Old Guys Rule I met Alton Raibfe at the Oakdale Library 5K and 1 mile run last February. At first when I saw him, I thought to myself “This older guy shouldn’t be out here cheering on the runners! It’s windy, cold and raining!” Much to my surprise, Alton wasn’t there […]

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ArtView – May

ArtView – May

Art View By Jim Christiansen May Day, May Day. As I write this column, I’m still in the midst of clearing out my studio for Stanislaus Artist Open Studio. I have quite a bit of framed and unframed art, and the studio is ready for visitors by appointment. If you missed Open Studio weekend, you […]

ChefView- American Latin Mingle

ChefView- American Latin Mingle

Chef View By Dana Johnson The New American~Latin Mingle Urbano California Bistro is blending a lot more than American and Latin flavors as I found Japanese chilies, Mediterranean pasta dishes, Tuscany grilled salmon, and Mahi Mahi tostadas as just a hint to this bounty of tastes on the menu that I’m drooling over! So awesome […]

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