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OK GO! Live at the Fillmore

OK GO! Live at the Fillmore

OK GO at The Fillmore By Efren Martinez Another brilliant performance by OK GO on November 2nd in San Francisco. My wife and I, as well as a full house of fans, enjoyed the show. Damian, OK Go’s lead singer, made it particularly up close and personal when he directly stepped off the center of […]

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Life and Times of Modesto Is Here

Life and Times of Modesto Is Here

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” – Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States We choose to rejoice because our hometown is blanketed with roses. Showcasing those roses is the purpose of Touchstones: Life and Times of Modesto, a new book commissioned by the McHenry […]

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ComedyView

ComedyView

ComedyView By Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello.  It’s November and time to be thankful.  I’m thankful for winning the MAMA award.  After only a year and a half into comedy, it was quite an honor to be nominated and surprising to win.  The other nominees are more experienced and have all been supportive in booking […]

By November 5, 2017 Read More →
MAMAView Giving Thanks

MAMAView Giving Thanks

MAMAView Giving Thanks by Middagh Goodwin November is the Month of giving thanks. I know I am grateful for all the great entertainment opportunities we are afforded living right here in Modesto. It is amazing how much creativity surrounds and is available to us. What can you do to show your gratitude and support of […]

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VeteranView

VeteranView

VeteranView By Chris Murphy Veterans Day is November 11. We remember and recognize those that have served and still serve today. We can’t forget the sacrifices that the few make for so many. It is important to remember as we face a more complicated world and we only go into battle only when necessary that […]

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VOTE November 7 Modesto

VOTE November 7 Modesto

Go VOTE Modesto! November 7 is election day. Please Vote. This is your chance to use your voice. It is a precious right and please be part of the process. The worst thing for democracy is voter apathy. You need to know the issues, vote on the propositions, vote for your elected officials at the […]

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All Ages View – Lessons from the Beatles

All Ages View – Lessons from the Beatles

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson At five years old, ‘Here Comes the Sun’ was my favorite song. As all do, I grew and changed, but my love for The Beatles was firm. Last Spring, I took the Modesto Junior College class regarding the history of the British group. ‘The Music of The Beatles’ covers the magnitude […]

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BigView – Making and Dreaming

BigView – Making and Dreaming

The BigView By Chris Murphy There is something special about this time of year. We are experiencing a wonderful harvest, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and the tastiest treats at our local farmer’s markets. But as we go into the fall, we are thinking about the people that create, make and invent. The holidays are not […]

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Jazz&WorldView – Latin Explosion

Jazz&WorldView – Latin Explosion

JazzView by Eric Benson If you luv music you’re gonna love this By Eric Benson And on to Fall & the Holidaze we go. Button up your overcoats and find that old umbrella you’re going to need pretty soon. Plenty to do this month before we come together with family and friends to cool the […]

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Design View – Modestan Pioneers Mechanical Voting

Design View – Modestan Pioneers Mechanical Voting

DesignView Modesto designer pioneered early mechanical voting by Lee Davis, Founder, Modesto Design Collective (MO.DE) As we head to the polls this month, it seems only appropriate to feature a pioneering Modesto designer who invented an early 19th century voting machine. I ventured out on a chilly autumn morning to the Modesto Pioneer Cemetery to […]

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ChampionView – Rhonda Allen

ChampionView – Rhonda Allen

ChampionView ModestoView wants to send out a big thanks to Rhonda Allen, who has championed the LaLoma Native Plant Garden and rallied a whole neighborhood and our city to make this all a reality. You can see Rhonda in addition to her other civic projects, out along Encina tending to the Native Plant Garden. This […]

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Drake’s Brewing Brews Special Beer for Do Good Distillery Urban Outdoorsman

Drake’s Brewing Brews Special Beer for Do Good Distillery Urban Outdoorsman

Drake’s Brewing Brews Special Beer for Do Good Distillery, the Urban Outdoorsman by Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown Drake’s Brewing’s Barrel Project, run by Travis Camacho and Zack Bassett has been busy! Not only did they collaborate with Do Good previously on the Benevolent Brew, a beer created to match Do Good’s Benevolent Czar, now […]

By November 3, 2017 Read More →
MJC Speech and Debate Continues Winning Streak

MJC Speech and Debate Continues Winning Streak

The Modesto Junior College Speech and Debate team continued their winning streak this past weekend bringing home both First Place Individual Events Sweepstakes and First Place Overall Sweepstakes awards. The event, held in Reno, NV, was MJC’s third tournament of the season. Fourteen MJC students competed in debate, platform speaking, oral interpretation and limited preparation […]

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GreetingsView – Fall is Here!

GreetingsView – Fall is Here!

Greetings Friends, The fall breezes are blowing in, and with them, they are taking time away at an amazing pace. I’m sure you, just like me are wondering where our year went? We haven’t been sitting around, but we have been going from place to place, event to event and the days slip away. With […]

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Pumpkin Spice Sweetness

Pumpkin Spice Sweetness

November 2017 BrewView: Pumpkin Spice Sweetness by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell BrewView Pumpkin Spice Sweetness by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell We knew it would only be a matter of time before the words “pumpkin” and “spice” came before “cocktail” and that time is now! Our friends at Fuzio Universal Bistro created a new […]

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