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MJC presents Marginalized in America: A Continuing Conversation

MJC presents Marginalized in America: A Continuing Conversation

MJC presents “Marginalized in America: A Continuing Conversation” The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to “Marginalized in America: A Continuing Conversation” on March 16 at 7 p.m. in the Student Center Cafeteria on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. The free event is part of the CEP Spring Film and […]

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Paint Night Out for Young Women to benefit March of Dimes

Paint Night Out for Young Women to benefit March of Dimes

Paint Night Out for Young Women to benefit March of Dimes Doctors Medical Center invites women aged 20s-40s who are looking to start or expand a family and/or who have questions about their health. Join us for an event focused on women’s health, and hear from doctors and a nutritionist on a variety of women’s […]

Genticorum Live at CBS

Genticorum Live at CBS

Genticorum Mar. 19, 2017 3pm Our 25th anniversary season concludes with Genticorum, who bring their rousing repertoire of Musique du Québec to Modesto once again. Last appearing at Sunday Afternoons in 2008, they have become a fixture on the international world, trad, folk, and Celtic music circuit. Their distinctive sound, sense of humor, and stage […]

Warren Huart’s Birthday at Sunset Sount

Warren Huart’s Birthday at Sunset Sount

WARREN HUART’S BIRTHDAY AT SUNSET SOUND STUDIOS IN LOS ANGELES, CA Story and Photos by Russ Allsup and Alex Kluft Noted producer-engineer and YouTube auteur Warren Huart (Ace Frehley, Aerosmith, The Fray), celebrated his birthday at Sunset Sound Studios with an array of legendary producers, engineers and musicians. Many things made this a special evening […]

By March 6, 2017 Read More →
Hey Bartender – California Car Bomb

Hey Bartender – California Car Bomb

BarView Firkin and Fox Pub By Chris Murphy The California Car Bomb One of the things you need to know is that you don’t try to order an Irish Car Bomb in Ireland. This is an American thing and best of all, it is really really tasty and has a wonderful chocolate taste. This month, […]

InterView – Joe Kieta – Modesto Bee

InterView – Joe Kieta – Modesto Bee

The news is a vital part of our lives. You need to know what is happening. Being informed, whether it be about politics, arts, music or business is so very important. Knowing what is happening both locally and nationally is just part of being a good citizen. Even more important, is knowing that what you […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
Downtown Modesto Champion – Jeffrey Newberry

Downtown Modesto Champion – Jeffrey Newberry

ModestoView Downtown Champion Jeffrey Newberry For over 26 years, you have seen Jeffrey Newberry, keeping the downtown streets spiffed up, posters in the windows, scrubbing tagging off of walls, gathering signatures for street closures, weeding and overall just being a great Downtown Modesto ambassador. You have seen him, caring for one of the flower pots, […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
Love Modesto – April 8

Love Modesto – April 8

Love Modesto – April 8 You know we Love Modesto here at ModestoView. There is so much we can all do together here in our community when we are a big team. Modesto is great because we all get together and we volunteer. Modesto is only as good as we make it so grab your […]

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Run Modesto

Run Modesto

RunModesto Modesto Marathon – March 19 Modesto Marathon is quick becoming one of the premier west coast qualifiers for the Boston Marathon. Modesto features a non-technical flat course that allows a fast pace. Make sure you are registered for this national caliber event so you are ready to run. Last day for mail-in registration is […]

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Go Sonora – Jousting !

Go Sonora – Jousting !

Go Sonora This sport is so extreme that National Geographic did a special television series based on it’s followers and came to Sonora to cover it five years ago. We’ll it’s back with more riders, more challenges, and only one knight will walk away with the grand honor of being champion. Riders are coming to […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
GoModesto – Evening in Mongolia

GoModesto – Evening in Mongolia

Go Modesto An Evening In Mongolia – March 11 One of our favorite local charities is Hope Haven West. Lonny Davis and his team are in the process of preparing, delivering and fitting wheelchairs to those in need around the world with distributions in South and Central America this spring and summer and a special […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
GoModesto – Museum and Mansion Celebrations

GoModesto – Museum and Mansion Celebrations

Go Downtown Modesto The McHenry Museum Guild will be putting on their annual Gala on March 4, 2017. The theme this year is “Viva Las Vegas” and will feature cocktails, appetizers, a silent auction, dinner and live entertainment at the McHenry Museum, 1402 I Street, in downtown Modesto. The event starts at 5:30 pm. The […]

GoModesto – Omelete Lunch

GoModesto – Omelete Lunch

Go Modesto Omelet Brunch for Salvation Army This is a very tasty way to support a fantastic local organization that does so much for so many. The Salvation Army really delivers on services and programs for those in need. They are management lean and very effective so you get the most bang for your donated […]

BIG VIEW – Journalism 101

BIG VIEW – Journalism 101

The BigView By Chris Murphy Who? What? Where? When? Why? and How? I love newspapers. I always have. I have them delivered to my home daily. In addition to the papers, I scan all of the feeds to keep me up on current events, and I really try to educate myself on all of the […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →
DramaView

DramaView

DramaView Student Theatre Season By Chris Murphy There are some amazing performances this month by our youth. You never know who the next Jeremy Renner or Tim Olyphant will be, so don’t miss these. These theatre groups have worked so very hard and the audience should be packed with our whole community, not just their […]

By March 2, 2017 Read More →