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2015 Legends of The Cruise

2015 Legends of The Cruise

Walk of Fame 2015 By Chris Murphy The Walk of Fame is the latest addition to the Modesto Historic Cruise Route celebrating our “Legends of the Cruise”. Permanent sidewalk markers honor each of our “Legends. The very first cruise marker was presented to George Lucas during his appearance in Modesto for the Kiwanis Cruise Parade […]

Performing View – June

Performing View – June

A Time to Perform in June By Kaye Osborn Hello Summer! Hello Cruising! Hello Graffiti Month! Lots of stuff to do around our county! Car shows, parades, concerts in the park and a time to reconnect with neighbors! My husband and I prepared a monologue for our audition last month at Gallo! The other performers […]

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MetalView – The Yosemite Strip

MetalView – The Yosemite Strip

Metal View by Mike Vanek The Yosemite Strip This month I would like to pay tribute to the heavy metal side of town, the Yosemite Strip. Gone are the days of going downtown for metal shows. Our metal scene was cast aside by the downtown venues, and left off their dance permits. Slowly but surely, […]

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JazzBluesView

JazzBluesView

What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News By Eric Benson Well, I have been living in the downtown with so much to do! Lila Downs, Bonnie Rait, Bos Scaggs and Peter Framptom coming up. It’s live Day on the Green with no green, and a much-appreciated seat to enjoy the show. Yes, we are […]

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BROKEN TOYS 30 Years in the Making –  Live at the Gallo

BROKEN TOYS 30 Years in the Making – Live at the Gallo

Broken Toys at the Gallo Center By Middagh Goodwin Moving to a town that only had 8 exits off the Freeway(what kind of cultural wasteland was my parents moving us to) was a pretty big shock for a teenager from LA(and what classic 80 movie plots seemed to be all about.) What did this “hick […]

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Global View: Ink & Iron

Global View: Ink & Iron

There’s a buzz in the air for what’s about to take place next weekend: the 13th annual Ink-N-Iron Festival on the Queen Mary in Long Beach. Taking place from June 12-14, the festival with feature 280 of the best tatoo artists from over 30 states and 25 countries. Also on hand is a classic car show […]

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Summer View/Mamaview

Summer View/Mamaview

MAMA View By Middagh Goodwin It is this time of year that I always seem to reflect on life and growing up. Even more than New Years, I seem to look back and remember all the good times growing up and yes growing older. I think all of our fondest memories surround this season. Graduation, […]

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2015 OutsideLands Food Line Up!

2015 OutsideLands Food Line Up!

OUTSIDE LANDS ANNOUNCES THE 2015 FOOD & DRINK LINEUP FEATURING 78 RESTAURANTS, 37 WINERIES AND 32 BREWERIES Outside Lands Music & ArtsFestival announces another mouthwatering food and drink lineup for its eighth annual edition. Given producers’ insatiable creativity and love for Northern Californian food and drink, Outside Lands offers over 200 menu options, found within […]

Ceres Library Reopening – June 6

Ceres Library Reopening – June 6

Ceres Library grand reopening celebration June 6 The Stanislaus County Library invites the community to join in a free celebration on Saturday, June 6, 11:30 a.m. at the Ceres Library located at 2250 Magnolia Ave. Following the ceremony, the public is invited to explore the newly redesigned library and enjoy the special children’s activities taking […]

2015 Cruise Parade – Bigger Than Ever

2015 Cruise Parade – Bigger Than Ever

The Cruise Parade is Huge! Friday night June 12, the cruising days are back with the registered cars of the American Graffiti Car Show will be parading on the original cruise route from 7 – 9 pm. You can see all your favorites as they loop the circuit downtown and then take a drag up […]

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Gene Winfield Still Creating Classic Cars

Gene Winfield Still Creating Classic Cars

Gene Winfield By Chris Murphy Beginning in a chicken coop converted to a garage on Modesto’s west side at 1309 Figaro Street, the legendary Gene Winfield honed his skills in designing amazing car creations and pioneered world-changing paint finishes and creating custom hot rods. His shop behind MJC at 451 Tully Road was the birthplace […]

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Graffiti Summer 2015

Graffiti Summer 2015

Graffiti Summer 2015 By Chris Murphy This is who we are Modesto USA. We need to let our Graffiti flag fly all year long and welcome this feeling that takes us back to the class of ’62. We need to tell our friends, or business travelers, our students, our senators and everyone that will listen, […]

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Meet Rodney!

Meet Rodney!

Hi there! I’m Rodney! I want to introduce you to the reason Modesto is so awesome! It’s our classic cars like me! We are all shined up, ready to cruise and are all powered up for Graffiti Summer. I hope you enjoy everything we have going this year and make sure to check out the […]

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Gene Winfield Rocks!

Gene Winfield Rocks!

Winfield Rocks! By Chris Murphy In 2012, Gene Winfield told me he was interested in custom making a guitar. He sketched it out on a piece of paper and immediately I said I wanted one. Over a year later, this amazing creation, Winfield Guitar #1 arrived at my office, autographed #1 Gene Winfield. The biggest […]

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Graffiti Summer Schedule

Graffiti Summer Schedule

Graffiti Summer 2015 This is the best season of the year! The classic cars are rolling all over town. There will be Marilyn, Elvis and even Storm Trooper sightings all over town. You will find car hops on rollerskates and cool guys and gals all over Modesto. Remember, check the calendar at www.modestoview.com before you […]

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