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Top 5 Things to Do in Modesto

Top 5 Things to Do in Modesto

Top 5 Things to Do in Modesto by Guest Writer Tasha Williams In passing conversations, on any given day, there are lots of cities being discussed. At times, people say good things about those cities and at other times, you only hear about the bad. But no city bears the brunt of the “boredom jokes” […]

By February 27, 2017 Read More →
MUMFest Is Coming – March 31 – April

MUMFest Is Coming – March 31 – April

Modesto’s premiere acoustic fest returns this spring! Enjoy another run of intimate listening concerts all over downtown through the month of April, showcasing a flavorful spread of Americana, bluegrass, Celtic and more. Showcase schedule: Friday 3/31, 7:30 PM 2016 NPR Tiny Desk Contest winner Gaelynn Lea Music Gottschalk Music Center recital hall, 1502 E St. […]

By February 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Dining Options in Downtown Modesto

Dining Options in Downtown Modesto

Dining Options in Downtown Modesto If there is one thing most people have in common, it’s that we all love food. Luckily for us here in Modesto, we have a wide variety of options to choose from! Whether you are looking for a quick meal, or a fancy date night out, Downtown Modesto has something […]

By February 24, 2017 Read More →
Just Announced “38 Special” to Play at Stanislaus County Fair

Just Announced “38 Special” to Play at Stanislaus County Fair

The Wild-Eyed Southern Boys of rock ‘n roll return to Turlock for the 2017 Stanislaus County Fair. 38 Special will be performing Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Stanislaus County Fair on the Bud Light Variety Free Stage. The concert will be hosted by The Hawk 104.1 and will begin at 8:30 p.m. The concert […]

By February 23, 2017 Read More →
MJC hosts Career and Technical Education Open House March 16

MJC hosts Career and Technical Education Open House March 16

MJC hosts college wide Career and Technical Education Open House Modesto Junior College invites the business community and the public to a Career Technical Education (CTE) Open House on Thursday, March 16, 5 – 7 p.m. in the Agriculture Center for Education (ACE) Pavilion located on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue, Modesto. The event […]

By February 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
MJC hosts American College Dance Association Conference

MJC hosts American College Dance Association Conference

MJC hosts American College Dance Association Conference and performances (Modesto, CA) – Modesto Junior College Department of Dance is proud to host the American College Dance Association Conference on March 1-4, 2017. The event involves 400 dancers from 30 participating colleges and universities engaging in technique and research classes daily and performing nightly in the […]

By February 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Flood Shelter at The Stanislaus County Fairgrounds!

Flood Shelter at The Stanislaus County Fairgrounds!

The American Red Cross is relocating its current shelter in Patterson to  the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds Turf Club building on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 4 p.m.  This move is being done to allow for more capacity, if needed as another storm approaches Stanislaus County. This current weather system is forecasted to last through Saturday, […]

By February 20, 2017 Read More →
Emergency Kits and Pet Safety

Emergency Kits and Pet Safety

A message from your fitness editor Friends, please keep our homeless in your prayers as well as those who are having to evacuate because of the continued floods from the non-stop rain. Tonight will be very stressful for us all and I’ like to remind you all to prep your emergency kits and be prepared […]

By February 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
FLOODING SHELTER:  Red Cross Shelter at Fairgrounds!

FLOODING SHELTER: Red Cross Shelter at Fairgrounds!

AMERICAN RED CROSS SHELTER TO OPEN AT FAIRGROUNDS Turlock, CA (February 18, 2017) — The American Red Cross is relocating its current shelter in Patterson to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds Turf Club building on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 4 p.m. This move is being done to allow for more capacity, if needed as another […]

By February 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Open Possibilities: Tri-Chromatic Gallery opens the possibility of play in art

Open Possibilities: Tri-Chromatic Gallery opens the possibility of play in art

Open Possibilities: Tri-Chromatic Gallery opens the possibility of play in art by Monica Barber It’s hard to walk through the streets of Modesto these days without seeing an image of art. The Art community in Modesto has grown extensively in the last few years. The newest offering is Tri-Chromatic Gallery created by local artists Brook […]

By February 16, 2017 Read More →
Music Is  Love In Search of a Lyric

Music Is Love In Search of a Lyric

Music Is  Love In Search of a Lyric By Patty Castillo Davis Everyone loves a love story. Everyone is intrigued by romantic pairings in music. Pat Benetar and Neil Giraldo, Johnny and June, Elvis Costello and Diana Krall, Bruce Springsteen and Patty Scialfa- you get the picture. The local music scene is no different and […]

By February 13, 2017 Read More →
“Can’t Help Falling In Love” With Ub40 Legends Ali, Astro & Mickey At Stanislaus County Fair

“Can’t Help Falling In Love” With Ub40 Legends Ali, Astro & Mickey At Stanislaus County Fair

CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE’ WITH UB40 LEGENDS ALI, ASTRO & MICKEY AT STANISLAUS COUNTY FAIR Turlock, CA (February 9, 2017) — UB40 Legends Ali, Astro & Mickey bring their unique pop-reggae blend to Turlock for the 2017 Stanislaus County Fair. UB40 will be performing Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Stanislaus County Fair on […]

By February 9, 2017 Read More →
Turlock Comic Con Great Success

Turlock Comic Con Great Success

Another Pop Culture Event? Some said there already were too many, that it couldn’t work in Turlock.  Attendance tells a different story and those who went will let you know, it worked and it worked well. The line stretched out and around the fairground for hours. An estimated 2500 people came out on what ended […]

By February 6, 2017 Read More →
Philip Johnson: Capturing a Moment

Philip Johnson: Capturing a Moment

Philip Johnson: Capturing a Moment By Summer Krafft Philip Johnson is one of the most humble and generous photographers in the Modesto area. Primarily a portrait photographer, it is not unusual for him to stop someone on the street or in a crowd and ask, “May I take your picture?” As he puts it, “The […]

By February 2, 2017 Read More →
5 Questions with Matt Davis

5 Questions with Matt Davis

5 Questions with Matt Davis  by Monica Barber     When Matt Davis relocated from Alaska a couple years ago he planned to sing his heart out and well he was only half right about that. Quickly finding true love and a balance for music he still has a big heart but it’s hardly run […]

By February 1, 2017 Read More →