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All Ages View

All Ages View

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson This summer was absolutely ridiculous! Thanks to all who made it so great. Let’s start this school year with a bang! As you may know, one of the best lakes in the world is only a two hour drive from Motown. Pinecrest Lake! I went about 4 times this summer and […]

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ZenView

ZenView

ZenView By Mary Layton WATER With the drought upon us water is on everyone’s mind. Or at least we hope so. When I moved to Modesto in1994 I was touched by that simple but very significant Modesto arch holding the city’s motto : Water Wealth Contentment Health. Wow! It says it all. Water brings all […]

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Bargain View- August Cool

Bargain View- August Cool

BargainView By Monica Barber August Cool As Ms. M is shading herself beneath a lovely Oak in one our area’s finest parks she realizes it is already August. The weather is hotter than usual this year and that means only one thing… Get cool! How do you get cooler in a town that’s already such […]

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PoetryView – Let the Games Begin

PoetryView – Let the Games Begin

Let The Games Begin by Sam Pierstorff This is for the first letter learned—etched with a fist around a blunt pencil, circling the page like a tornado. His name is Oscar, and these are his Os, drawn like targets or springs bouncing across a page. And this is for Violet, her Vs like empty sugar […]

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MetalView – X Fest Season

MetalView – X Fest Season

Metal View – By Mike Vanek It’s that time again folks… X Fest season!! And once again it features a metal stage. This year, like the past 2 years it will be hosted by the band Eroszion and the bands were hand picked by them. It includes bands from all over the area fully representing […]

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BrewView Frozen Summer Fun

BrewView Frozen Summer Fun

BrewView Frozen Summer Fun By theViewCrew Oh no! Do we only have one more month of summer? So many of us all have to be working and doing the regular things when kids go back to school. Does that mean we will miss happy hour? Will we get creative? Do we have to grab and […]

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ArchitectureView – Mid Century Gem

ArchitectureView – Mid Century Gem

ArchitectureView by: Barrett Lipomi, AIA A Mid-century Gem in Downtown Modesto When you think about historic landmark buildings, what image comes to mind? For many, I imagine you are seeing a building with a symmetrical brick facade, carved stone, ornate detailing, maybe a rhythmic colonnade. We often think of historic buildings having these classical forms […]

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ChefView – Thai One On!

ChefView – Thai One On!

Chef View By Dana Johnson THAI ONE ON! It was an unassuming Tuesday when I was pondering what the Chef Viewers might like to sample on in the hot month of August. I asked my friends Colleen and Ron of Direct Appliance if they had a recommendation for amazing Thai food in Modesto; it seemed […]

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ArtView – End of Summer

ArtView – End of Summer

Art View By Jim Christiansen The end of summer finds many of us still on vacation, while others working on the start of school activities, or just working through the heat. It’s not a complete hot bed of activity, and I have to admit, hard to work in my garage/studio without air conditioning. One thing […]

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MAMAView- Music and Brew Ha Ha

MAMAView- Music and Brew Ha Ha

MAMA View By Middagh Goodwin I really can’t believe how quick this year has flown by. So many good times already behind us and we are just half way through. Year two of my involvement behind the scene with Modesto Area Music Awards and so far things are looking great; adding a new category(Latin) and […]

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RockabillyView – X Fest Stage

RockabillyView – X Fest Stage

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Modesto View and Jennifer Allsup are bringing back Modesto’s roots to XCLAMATION Festival 2015 for the third year. ModestoView has been a champion for celebrating Modesto as the birthplace of Rockabilly music and we all need to spread the word. We are going to bring it to life at Xclamation Fest […]

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PerformingView

PerformingView

A Time to Perform in August By Kaye Osborn School is gearing up for most kindergarten-twelfth graders! Seems earlier and earlier each year! A shout out to all Drama Directors, please let the View know what about your shows so that we can spread the word to fill your seats! Let me know the details: […]

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BigView- X fest is coming Aug 22

BigView- X fest is coming Aug 22

BigView By Chris Murphy Xclamation Fest Turns Sweet 16 this year! ModestoView was there the day it started in 2000 on J St with Flying Blind, Post Garbo, Blessid Union of Souls in front of a gigantic cruise ship with 5 other stages and 20 other bands and a block long disco and we were […]

FitView- Aged By Weather

FitView- Aged By Weather

FitView By Efren Martinez Aged By Weather Defined By Fitness Within the last 5 years I’ve watched my body and skin age faster than in any normal time span. It has all to do with my outdoor endurance training and competitions. My continued exposure to the wind, rain, cold, chlorinated water and especially the sun […]

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Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView

Jazz&BluesView By Eric Benson “If you luv music your gonna luv this” I’ve been around a while and often amazed but rarely surprised but I was recently when I saw the Tim Allen Band in the Center Plaza Friday 24th of July. Now Tim Allen has surprised me before. Once at a garden party gig […]

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