Author Archive: Chris Murphy

Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.

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2019 Fair Dates Announced!

2019 Fair Dates Announced!

FAIR OFFICIALS CONFIRM 2019 FAIR DATES Turlock, CA (November 8, 2018) — Stanislaus County Fair officials have confirmed the dates for the 108th Fair in 2019. The Stanislaus County Fair is set to run for 10-days on July 12 – 21, 2019. “We had a very successful 2018 Fair and we are looking at different […]

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Turkey Trot and Gobbler Walk – Resheduled for December 15

Turkey Trot and Gobbler Walk – Resheduled for December 15

Turkey Trot and Gobbler Walk scheduled for December 15 The Modesto Junior College Cross Country Team invites anyone looking for an exercise opportunity to burn off holiday calories and stress to participate in the 19th Annual Modesto Turkey Trot and Gobbler Walk on Saturday, December 15 at the Tuolumne River Regional Park in Modesto. The […]

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Congratulations Sierra Pacific for 30 Years

Congratulations Sierra Pacific for 30 Years

Congratulations Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group For 30 years, Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group has been working hard to be a leader in the global logistics and warehousing industry. SPWG is especially focused on delivering excellent service to both local and national clients and an excellent team of associates is the way to execute solid growth by […]

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InterView – Dr. Jim Johnson

InterView – Dr. Jim Johnson

InterView By Chris Murphy Jim Johnson – Gallo Center Repertory Company Modesto is so fortunate to have local stars that are champions of stage and theatre performance. Not only that, we are fortunate the drama and performing arts are strong in our local schools and notably at Modesto Junior College. One of these local stars […]

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PoetryView – The Ill List

PoetryView – The Ill List

PoetryView Ill List Poetry Slam One of the most amazing nights of the year happens at the State Theatre as poets from all over the USA converge to go head to head in verbal poetry combat. The Ill List, produced by Sam Pierstorff and Ruhi Sheikh is an annual sold out success and the creativity […]

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HistoryView

HistoryView

HistoryView By Chris Murphy If you have family visiting here in Modesto over the holidays, we have a great suggestion for you. Check out the Modesto Historic Cruise Route. This is a fun walking tour that takes you on a loop of 10th, G, 11th, and K along many of our local fantastic restaurants and […]

By December 4, 2018 Read More →
CoffeeView – Get a Cultured Cup

CoffeeView – Get a Cultured Cup

CoffeeView By Chris Murphy Culture Coffee If you have been craving a cup of amazing coffee, you need to keep your eyes peeled for the super cool mobile Culture Coffee Bar. Clever crafty trailer, loaded with great locally made treats as well as premium coffee drinks, it is a nice breath of fresh air in […]

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GivingView

GivingView

GivingView By Chris Murphy & Middagh Goodwin There are so many in need this year. With the fires up north and those here in our community in need, there are so many ways you can lend a hand. One of the best organizations to help is the Salvation Army as they can help you connect […]

By December 4, 2018 Read More →
BigView – Tis the Season to Celebrate

BigView – Tis the Season to Celebrate

The BigView By Chris Murphy Tis the Season to Celebrate The weekend after Thanksgiving when the leaves turn and the excitement in the air turns festive. Whether is it the holiday parties, the new snow on the ground or the anticipation of winter break, there is just a cool feeling in the air. We are […]

By December 3, 2018 Read More →
GreetingsView – Ready for a Local Rockin’ Holiday

GreetingsView – Ready for a Local Rockin’ Holiday

Greetings Friends, Going for a walk on these fall days is just about the best thing going as these last few days when the rain fell and cleared the air and brightened our sky. It has been a long time since rain made such a difference and those big rainbows were a welcome sight. There […]

By December 3, 2018 Read More →
SantaView – Find Santa Now

SantaView – Find Santa Now

SantaView By Chris Murphy Hey Kids! ModestoView is on the lookout for Santa. We will keep our eyes open and will keep you posted at www.modestoview.com all month long. Make sure you like us at facebook.com/modestoview and be up to speed all the time. Don’t forget to track Santa as he travels around the world […]

By December 3, 2018 Read More →
FoodView – Save Minnie’s

FoodView – Save Minnie’s

Food Bites Save Minnie’s By Chris Murphy As you may or may not know, Minnie’s is one of our favorite places to eat and drink in the world, yes, the entire world. BUT, it is at risk friends. The new owners want to eliminate the kitchen. As regular diners there, this is a tragedy, but […]

By November 30, 2018 Read More →
RockinHolidayView – Opening December 1

RockinHolidayView – Opening December 1

Rockin Holiday Is Here! By Chris Murphy Rockin’ Holiday and the Rockin North Pole lights up 10th St Plaza from through December 22. The Rockin’ Holiday Pixel Show Tree will be lighting up 10th St Plaza and our Rockin North Pole will feature amazing new shows. Rockin Holiday is fun for the whole family and […]

By November 30, 2018 Read More →
GivingView – Much Help is Needed

GivingView – Much Help is Needed

GivingView There are so many in need this year. With the fires up north and those here in our community in need, there are so many ways you can lend a hand. One of the best organizations to help is the Salvation Army as they can help you connect to the Salvation Army office that […]

By November 30, 2018 Read More →
Chella Annual Art Show  – Dec 6

Chella Annual Art Show – Dec 6

Announcing Chella’s Annual Holiday Art Show PURSUIT OF LIGHT IX Presenting the Plein Air / Non-objective Artworks Of Chella At Trewin Framery Gallery / Shelton Lee Flooring Located at 5170 Pentecost Drive Suite #1 Inside the Shelton Lee Flooring Showroom (491-0310) Artist’s Reception Thursday December 6th 2018 5:00PM-8:00PM FOOD, DRINK AND DOOR PRIZES Artwork will […]

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