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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DesignView – MADWEEK 2019

DesignView – MADWEEK 2019

DesignView September 2019 MADWEEK 2019: Bauhaus 100 – Modesto Our city will be spinning with all things design, September 21-28, with Modesto Architecture & Design Week (MADWEEK) Since 2008, Modesto has been host to an award-winning week of all things architecture and design that has attracted as many as 5,000 people annually to our city. […]

By September 18, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
BigView – Vintage for the Future

BigView – Vintage for the Future

The BigView Vintage for the Future History and Civic Pride 101 History is for the young? Why, you say? It’s all part of civic pride and you don’t have to be old or retired appreciate the history of where you live or where you go. In fact, the earlier people learn about their city, the […]

By September 6, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
ChefView – Food Fix Fabulous

ChefView – Food Fix Fabulous

Food Fix Fabulous By Chris Murphy There is a new star on 11th St. When we say star we mean “star”. The great people of Modesto always knew that the food Fix Truck operated by Hank and Ashley Olson is one of our local treasures. Then they were sampled by Chef Alton Brown and then […]

By September 6, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Go DoMo! – Jason Lytle & Virgil Shaw – Sept 6

Go DoMo! – Jason Lytle & Virgil Shaw – Sept 6

Go Downtown Modesto Jason Lytle & Virgil Shaw Music in the Plaza and DoMo1st Friday Market This event will be magic. Grandaddy frontman and songwriter Jason Lytle will be performing at Music in the Plaza in conjunction with the DoMo First Fridays on September 6 at 7 pm. This is a show you will not […]

By September 6, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
HealthView  – Let’s Walk!

HealthView – Let’s Walk!

HealthView By Chris Murphy HeartView I am so very excited for the American Heart Association Heart Walk on September 14. We have put together a full team at Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and with the ModestoView Crew. We are “Handle Heart with Care” and we hope you can help us meet our goal. I fell […]

By September 6, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
FridayNightView

FridayNightView

Friday Night Lights By Chris Murphy Are you ready for some football? We are. High school football is so fun, the games the stadium, the bands, the food and the fun. This season, we have teamed up with our friends at KAT Country 103, Modesto Toyota, SCOE to present our Friday Night Lights Showcase. Our […]

By September 6, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
GoDowntown Modesto – 9/11 Memorial

GoDowntown Modesto – 9/11 Memorial

9-11 Remembrance September 11 is a date that everyone remembers. Today, we remember and think about what our community needs. We support and remember those that lost their lives and loved ones, and the first responders that gave their lives to save people. We also remember that we have to remove the hate in this […]

GreetingsView – What month is this already?

GreetingsView – What month is this already?

Greetings Friends, Happy August! What? It’s September? How did that happen? Well, the good news is that when time is going as fast as it is, that means that there is so much going on that the time space continuum that we call Modesto USA is rockin’ and rollin’. The even better part is that […]

Go Modesto – Senior Stride

Go Modesto – Senior Stride

Go Modesto Experience an invigorating morning of fun and fellowship with a beautiful 1.5-mile and 3-mile course at the Modesto Rotary Senior Stride. You can stroll, stride or power-walk and there are no times kept. Pets and strollers welcome (will follow walkers) Tote bags and t-shirts for the first 300 registered walkers. Quake Mobile DJ […]

Go Modesto – George Lucas’ Willow

Go Modesto – George Lucas’ Willow

GoDowntown Modesto Don’t miss the film Willow written by George Lucas. Fearful of a prophecy stating that a girl child will be born to bring about her downfall, the evil Queen Bavmorda imprisons all pregnant women within the formidable stronghold of Nockmaar. Willow, a timid farmer and aspiring sorcerer, is entrusted with delivering the royal […]

OutsideLands – A Festival to it’s Own

OutsideLands – A Festival to it’s Own

Outside Lands 2019 BY Chris Murphy It was kind of impossible to have a bad day on opening day of OutsideLands 2019. After a ride in on the shuttle, which makes life so easy by the way, walked through the tunnel, a very dramatic and fun way to enter. First on our agenda was the […]

Valley Talent Project was Amazing

Valley Talent Project was Amazing

It was an amazing night of song, dance, creativity and even magic. The 10th Anniversary of the Vally Talent Project was a shining night for our community. With special guest star and 1st year winner Lindsay Pierce performing a end of event piece that included all of the contestant, the night was bright at the […]

BeatleView – Picnic At The Pops Classical Mystery Tour – Sept 7

BeatleView – Picnic At The Pops Classical Mystery Tour – Sept 7

Picnic at the Pops – September 7 Yeah Yeah Yeah! For those of you that love MoBand, this is even bigger! The Modesto Symphony teams up with the greatest band ever to create a wonderful evening under the stars featuring the music of the Beatles with Classical Mystery Tour. This will be a concert that […]

MaiTaiView

MaiTaiView

MaiTaiView By Trader Murf “Mai Tai-Roa Ae” which variously translates to “Out of this World — The Best” August 30 was the 75th Anniversary of the Mai Tai. Invented by “Trader” Vic Bergeron at his bar, then named Hinky Dinks on San Pablo Ave in Oakland, the MaiTai became the torch bearer of the Tiki […]

MJC Transfer Day and College Night – Aug 28

MJC Transfer Day and College Night – Aug 28

MJC Transfer Day and College Night offer students access to college information High school and college students will have a chance to pick up information and ask questions of representatives from over 60 four-year colleges and universities at Modesto Junior College’s Transfer Day and College Night scheduled for Wednesday, August 28, 2019. The event is […]