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Christmas Came to Village Baking

Christmas Came to Village Baking

Authors Jason Haslem and Nick Allen brought their Christmas spirit to Village Baking Company in McHenry Village Saturday, 26, promoting their new book The Gift Giver. Customers formed a line to receive their signed copy of The Gift Giver, meet the authors and the illustrator, Elissa Weaver, and eat some cookies provided to authenticate the Christmas […]

By September 27, 2015 Read More →
Students Share Impact of One Purpose Scholarships

Students Share Impact of One Purpose Scholarships

Students Share the Impact of One Purpose Scholarships Posted from CSU Stanislaus Website https://www.csustan.edu/article/volunteers-prepare-one-purpose-make-regional-impact As volunteers came together to report their fundraising progress in the fourth week of the campaign, Luke Gonzales was among the One Purpose scholars on hand to show his gratitude. For some students, receiving a One Purpose scholarship in a time […]

By September 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
2015 Power of the Purse Luncheon

2015 Power of the Purse Luncheon

Over 600 women gathered for the Power of the Purse Luncheon at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Wednesday September 23rd. This amazing group of women want to make Modesto a better place to be, a place which includes students achieving their dreams and goals and graduate high school! The United Way fundraiser raises money for the […]

By September 25, 2015 Read More →
Modesto Area Music Awards (MAMAs) Alternative/Indie Category MAMAnees

Modesto Area Music Awards (MAMAs) Alternative/Indie Category MAMAnees

The Modesto Area Music Awards (MAMAs) is a great thing that was started to enhance the culture in our community. Shining light on the positive people, events and venues in our area. Not to mention allowing some of the most talented people around us to share their passion and art. As many have said, and […]

By September 25, 2015 Read More →
Big Blue Live

Big Blue Live

Big Blue Live – The Artists’ View By Jim Christiansen Five local artists participated in Big Blue Live! a painting exhibition of the Monterey Bay and its Marine Life. Tamara Keiper, Rhett Regina Owings, Barbara Gill Salerno, Henrietta Sparkman and Cindy Wilbur, members of the Monterey Plein Air Painters Association, painted plein air along the […]

By September 24, 2015 Read More →
ModestoView Punctuation Contest!

ModestoView Punctuation Contest!

(Try to find all the punctuation errors in the short article below. List all the errors in a private message to our ModestoView Facebook page, and we will pick a winner at random for a $5 gift certificate to Baskin Robins!)   CORRECT THE PARAGRAPH! The MAMAs are a celebration of the huge talent here […]

By September 24, 2015 Read More →
2015 Stanislaus Heart Walk This Weekend

2015 Stanislaus Heart Walk This Weekend

Over 1,000 community members band together to fight heart disease and stroke at Stanislaus Heart Walk   WHAT: Stanislaus Heart Walk   WHEN:   Saturday, September 26, 8 a.m. – 12 noon                        8:30 a.m.                    Brief program and warm-up               9 a.m.                         Heart Walk                […]

By September 24, 2015 Read More →
Billy Idol & The Christening

Billy Idol & The Christening

Billy Idol & The Christening by Efren Martinez      While my wife and I enjoyed being extras arrested by The Hot August Night’s police for a TV show on the Velocity Network, Billy Idol was backstage getting ready to christen The Grand Sierra Resort’s newly renovated Grand Ballroom. Prior to the concert I and the […]

By September 24, 2015 Read More →
Third Saturday Night Cruise Breakdown – September 19, 2015

Third Saturday Night Cruise Breakdown – September 19, 2015

Hello Modesto! We kept ourselves busy in DoMo (Downtown Modesto) last Saturday on our third installment of Saturday Night Cruise. There was so much food and so much great entertainment, we had to share it with friend of Modesto View, Jennifer Golden. We started the night at a downtown staple, Antiques and Boutiques, where there […]

By September 23, 2015 Read More →
“Steak” Your Claim at Wild West Gala for disABILITIES

“Steak” Your Claim at Wild West Gala for disABILITIES

  Hamburger is economical but if you want a mouthwatering, juicy, tender and flavorful piece of beef, a mesquite grilled rib-eye is the answer. The Society for disABILITIES plans to serve up 300 of the 14 ounce beauties at the Wild West Gala on October 17th. “We marinate our Angus steaks with a secret dry-rub for […]

By September 23, 2015 Read More →
Christmas Tea at the McHenry Mansion

Christmas Tea at the McHenry Mansion

Christmas Tea at the McHenry Mansion As you prepare your holiday calendar and list of things to do during the holiday season, please include the annual Christmas Teas at the McHenry Mansion in Modesto on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. WHAT:   Annual Christmas Tea at the McHenry Mansion.  Enjoy traditional tea sandwiches and desserts, tour the  […]

By September 23, 2015 Read More →
Solo Comedy Show: Dan St. Paul’s “What’s Funny After 50?”

Solo Comedy Show: Dan St. Paul’s “What’s Funny After 50?”

“What’s Funny After 50?” Solo comedy show from Dan St. Paul Saturday, October 3rd   8pm Charity Way Ballroom 645 Charity Way, Modesto   Dan St. Paul has been chronicling his life on stage for 30 years. After turning fifty, he discovered his body changing , his memory faulty , and dealing with a teenager extremely […]

By September 22, 2015 Read More →
MJC MAPS Returns with “The Search for Life in the Universe”

MJC MAPS Returns with “The Search for Life in the Universe”

Presentation on “The Search for Life in the Universe” offered at MJC   (Modesto, CA) – The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer a presentation entitled “The Search for Life in the Universe:  Are We Truly Alone” by Lynn J. Rothschild, astrobiologist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Ames Research Center, […]

By September 21, 2015 Read More →
West Side Theatre to present Blithe Spirit

West Side Theatre to present Blithe Spirit

In keeping with our ongoing celebration of their 75th year, West Side Theatre  is  happy to announce its upcoming production of Blithe Spirit by Noel  Coward.  The play was premiered in the early 1940’s and as such blends  nicely with Newman’s own West Side Theatre premiere of 1940. Blithe Spirit is an exciting comedy dealing with an upper class English  […]

By September 21, 2015 Read More →
Local Stylist Styles at New York Fashion Week

Local Stylist Styles at New York Fashion Week

Local Stylist Styles at New York Fashion Week   Did your last haircut leave your head looking like an uneven mop? Looking for big city hairstyles in our small corner of the valley? Look no further, with Modesto’s own Cathyrna Ruiz, who was chosen to style hair backstage at New York Fashion week. Amongst thousands […]

By September 18, 2015 Read More →