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Authentic Modesto for the Future

Authentic Modesto for the Future

This is a Modestination Proclamation and a roadmap for the future. “Be who you are and it will show the way…” Chris Murphy 2016 Oh yeah, pretty epic quote right? Branding is a very simple process. What is a brand? Why do we do it? What does it mean? It is quite simple really. Branding […]

By May 14, 2018 Read More →
Garden Club Spring Luncheon June 6&7

Garden Club Spring Luncheon June 6&7

Modesto Garden Club Spring Luncheon Table Viewing The Modesto Garden Club presents its Spring Luncheon and Table Viewing event June 6 and 7 at Del Rio Country Club More than 30 tables will be decorated by garden club members, all with a multitude of beautiful spring themes ranging from whimsical to elegant. Viewing will be […]

By May 8, 2018 Read More →
Ride for Mom – May 12

Ride for Mom – May 12

It’s here! May 12th’s Ride For Mom 2018 is just days away as cyclists of all ages and abilities will ride together for a healthier life and community. We’re so grateful to all of you who have signed up for the 10, 35, or 77 mile rides thus far, and grateful for partners like Doctors […]

GreetingsView – May Rushes In!

GreetingsView – May Rushes In!

Greetings Friends! May has rushed in so fast. We had a fantastic Love Modesto and we raised a lot of money for Haven Women’s Center by Walking a Mile in Her Shoes. Thanks to all that donated to this and got to enjoy my walking efforts. May is reason to celebrate. April showers do bring […]

By May 1, 2018 Read More →
Remembering Grace Lieberman

Remembering Grace Lieberman

Remembering Grace Lieberman By Chris Murphy Grace Lieberman was a cultural sparkplug. She championed all of the arts and her talent and drive got people to get together and create amazing works. From opera and musicals to stage concert performances, Grace was Modesto’s Sweetheart. Her opera performances with Buck Townshend and with Paul Tischer were […]

BarView – BB8’s Blunder

BarView – BB8’s Blunder

BarView The Force is with Redwood Café BB8’s Blunder It is always an out of this world experience at the Redwood Café and Jedi Mixmaster Chris Hull has teamed up with his favorite driod. BB8 is one of the most faithful and capable droids, but he was a bit shy, so Chris has created w […]

Fly Fishing Film Tour May 30

Fly Fishing Film Tour May 30

The Stanislaus Fly Fishers and Rivers of Recovery are proud to invite you to the 10th presentation of The Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) at the State Theatre in Modesto, California, on May 30, 2018 (details in attachment)! All proceeds will directly benefit RIVERS OF RECOVERY, the non-profit organization serving combat disabled veterans through rehabilitative […]

By May 1, 2018 Read More →
InterView – The Force is with Wes Page

InterView – The Force is with Wes Page

InterView The Force is With Wes Page By Chris Murphy There are people in our lives who really make an impact, with vision, wisdom, outlook and integrity. My friend Wes Page has been one of those voices of vision in Modesto and he has the eye of a filmmaker. It might be coincidence that Wes’ […]

By April 30, 2018 Read More →
MJC Theater stages Four Seasons

MJC Theater stages Four Seasons

MJC Theater stages “Four Seasons” – four one act plays by Professor Michael Lynch The Modesto Junior College Theater Department presents “Four Seasons” – four original one act plays written and directed by Professor Michael Lynch on May 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19 at 7 p.m. in the Cabaret West Theatre of the […]

By April 25, 2018 Read More →
RetroView – Nashville 2007

RetroView – Nashville 2007

Nashville is the New Vintage* By Chris Murphy I have always been a blues guy. My first electric guitar was a Fender Stratocaster with a tube amplifier. The BBQ and the Blues was my thing, and Nashville was always 4 hours away. It was in the category of “Never got around to it”. So this […]

Love Modesto Needs You!

Love Modesto Needs You!

Greetings Modesto Friends! Love Modesto is tomorrow- April 21. We hope to see you all downtown Modesto at 8 am to meet up and find your project. There will be signs posted all along the sides of the street. If you haven’t chosen your project, here are a few that still need your help. You […]

Dry Creek Clean Up- April 21st (Love Modesto)

Dry Creek Clean Up- April 21st (Love Modesto)

Greetings Modesto Friends, Here is a note from one of our community Champions, Darin Jesberg who will be coordinating this key event. Thank you for all of you that volunteer. We will be hosting a clean up event on April 21st as part of LOVE MODESTO from 9 am- noon. After you leave the Love […]

Chef View: It’s Hot Dog Time!

Chef View: It’s Hot Dog Time!

Chef View By the ViewCrew Hot dogs, get your hot dogs here! As we wrap ourselves in baseball season, one thing is for sure; you can’t go to a baseball game without getting a hot dog. In many cases, I anticipate the dogs more than the game. Hot Dogs are one of the all-time hall […]

By April 14, 2018 Read More →
HeartView – Go Red For Women

HeartView – Go Red For Women

HeartView By Chris Murphy This time last year I had no idea that heart issues would be part of my life, but now they are. Fortunately, I did the research, got the help I needed and had a successful heart procedure that will hopefully get me back on track. That is why I am proud […]

BarView – DoGood GINger Martini

BarView – DoGood GINger Martini

BarView By Chris Murphy Photos: Michael J Mangano DoGood GINger Martini “I am so into ginger right now” explains Raw Bartender and health and fitness trainer Melinda Jaco. When she is not getting people into shape, she is working on ways to create fresh tasting cocktails that DoGood for the body. The DoGood Tiki Gin […]