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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MoBandView – 100 Year Season

MoBandView – 100 Year Season

MobandView MoBand is 100 years old! You won’t want to miss one single Concert in the Park this summer so here is your first peak at the “Centennial Summer” schedule. Concerts are 8 – 10pm in Graceada Park. Don’t forget to bring a blanket and picnic. www.moband.org June 6 – Graffiti Love June 13 – […]

By April 3, 2019 Read More →
BaseballView – Opening Day is Coming

BaseballView – Opening Day is Coming

Baseball Nuts Opening Day Let’s root, root, root for the home team! Yes friends, it is time to go out to the ball game. There is nothing like local minor league baseball on a spring and summer. The Modesto Nuts open their season on April 11 with a home game opener against the Stockton Ports. […]

By April 3, 2019 Read More →
GreetingsView -Spring into April

GreetingsView -Spring into April

Greetings friends, I feel like I am scurrying to everything. Do you feel the same way? Spring is most definitely springing as we race from thing to thing, event to event and place to place. It’s like we are the squirrels running through the trees. You can feel it in the air, no matter where […]

By April 1, 2019 Read More →
East LaLoma Park Needs You

East LaLoma Park Needs You

East LaLoma Park needs you! Yes friends, we need your help to build a new playground. A few years ago, all of the playground equipment was removed, with nothing left for kids to play on. East LaLoma Park is important to the community and families need a safe and fun place to play. You can […]

By April 1, 2019 Read More →
LegendsView – Calling our Legends

LegendsView – Calling our Legends

Call out for Legends ! Modesto USA is the home of American Graffiti and the streets of 10th and 11th were the home of the stories captured in George Lucas’ legendary film American Graffiti. The Modesto Cruise Route tells the stories of the people and places that inspired the film and the Legends of the […]

By April 1, 2019 Read More →
OutsideLands Announces 2019 Line Up!

OutsideLands Announces 2019 Line Up!

OUTSIDE LANDS ANNOUNCES 2019 LINEUP by Chris Murphy We are so excited to see the new line up for San Francisco Outside Lands. This is a festival that we have not missed in 10 years and look forward to it each season. Each year, the grounds, the various lands, the variety of the music and […]

By March 26, 2019 Read More →
³I Saw the Sine² Electronic Music Concert offered at MJC

³I Saw the Sine² Electronic Music Concert offered at MJC

“I Saw the Sine”Electronic Music Concert offered at MJC The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents “I Saw the Sine” – Electronic Music Concert on Wednesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. The concert is open to the public and admission is free […]

Night of Unity

Night of Unity

It was a night of unity and community support at the Islamic Center of Modesto where people of many races, religions and beliefs all came together to show solidarity for a peaceful community and to celebrate the things we have in common. The Islamic Center of Modesto was overflowing with hundreds of people, many watching […]

WalkAMileView – Stop Domestic Violence

WalkAMileView – Stop Domestic Violence

WalkaMileView By Chris Murphy We have no use for spousal abuse. This is something that we all must stand up against and prevent sexual abuse of any kind. We must support those that protect our most vulnerable in our community. The Haven Women’s Center does work that is literally life saving in the most dangerous […]

ChampionView

ChampionView

ChampionView By Chris Murphy The ModestoView crew is so very proud of Patty Castillo Davis. Patty will be recognized as one of Stanislaus County’s Outstanding Women at a special ceremony March 9 at Greens on 10th. Patty is so very dedicated to our community and never thinks twice when she is asked to lend a […]

By March 4, 2019 Read More →
GreetingsView – Celebrate our Green

GreetingsView – Celebrate our Green

Greetings fellow Irish! March is a magic month and the possibilities can take you in a lot of directions. First, the greater Modesto area and the foothills are flat out gorgeous, so you need to get out and explore as much as possible. We are super lucky that not only do we have more events […]

By March 1, 2019 Read More →
Thank You Middagh

Thank You Middagh

ThankYouView I want to give a big shout out to my good friend and our Managing Editor Middagh Goodwin. Middagh has really taken the driver seat on this March issue. It has been a busy spring season for Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Middagh has really made a lot of things happen and his efforts […]

By March 1, 2019 Read More →
PollinatorView

PollinatorView

Go Modesto Join the LaLoma Neighborhood for a day in the garden at the first annual Modesto Pollinator Festival to about our local pollinators and for the whole family. This is a free family event to educate our community about the importance of protecting our local pollinators. There will be various organizations participating to share […]

By March 1, 2019 Read More →
BigView – All You Need is Love!

BigView – All You Need is Love!

Things we love By Chris Murphy What make something or someone special? Do you believe in love at first sight? (Yes I’m certain that it happens all the time) It could be the at Beanie Baby you got in the 90s or it is a handkerchief from your grandma or maybe the flowers from your […]

By February 14, 2019 Read More →
Operation 999 February 16th River Cleanup Event

Operation 999 February 16th River Cleanup Event

Cleanup-Details-February-2019.pdf City-of-Modesto-Adult-Waiver-2018.pdf City-of-Modesto-Minor-Waiver-2018.pdf This e-mail is a reminder to everyone about Operation 9-2-99, our project to clean up the Tuolumne River through Modesto and promote recreation opportunities. Our next cleanup is next Saturday, February 16th from 9:00AM-NOON. We will meet at a new location at Bellenita Park and Soccer Complex on John St. on the […]

By February 10, 2019 0 Comments Read More →