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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Crickets House Wish List

Crickets House Wish List

Crickets House Wish List At Crickets House (133 Downey Ave), the home of the Art Restores Kids Outreach Program and Camp, we are hoping to provide toys, sporting goods (foot and basket balls, outdoor games, etc.) art and craft supplies, camping gear, books, gift cards, and clothing for our current clients ages 6 and up. […]

By November 27, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Stage Review  The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.

Stage Review The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.

Prospect Theater Project’s Watch On The Rhine by Lillian Hellman (1941) By Rebecca Day Spotlight on Watch On The Rhine. Prospect Theater Project’s production of Watch On The Rhine is showing from November 16-December 2. I like to breakdown my reviews into sections so the reader may skip to whichever part is most important to […]

By November 23, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
MJC Theatre stages Agatha Christie¹s ³Spider¹s Web²

MJC Theatre stages Agatha Christie¹s ³Spider¹s Web²

MJC Theatre stages Agatha Christie’s “Spider’s Web” The Modesto Junior College Theater Department presents the Agatha Christie mystery “Spider’s Web” on November 29 and 30, and December 1, 6, 7 and 8 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. in the Little Theatre of the Performing Arts Center on East Campus, 435 College […]

By November 23, 2018 Read More →
Warren Miller Movie Fundraiser for Society for disABILITIES

Warren Miller Movie Fundraiser for Society for disABILITIES

Do you love skiing and getting a free ski lift ticket? Do you love epic ski films? Society for disABILITIES is proud to host two showings of Warren Miller’s “Face of Winter” at the historic State Theatre. All proceeds will directly benefit Society for disABILITIES. Buy a ticket to the film and get a free […]

By November 16, 2018 Read More →
Go Modesto’s – New Roman Loranc Book

Go Modesto’s – New Roman Loranc Book

GoTurlock Roman Loranc Book Signing November’s Arts Lecture will include a presentation and book signing by photographer Roman Loranc called Traces,a life-long photographic exploration of tules and reeds from the marshlands and mountains of Poland to the wetlands of the Merced National Wildlife Refuge. Loranc’s work is exhilarating, blending real-life glimpses of nature’s simplicity in […]

By November 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Go Modesto’s – Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Day

Go Modesto’s – Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Day

Go Modesto Turkey Trot – Thanksgiving Day – Legion Park Are you ready for a guilt-free Thanksgiving dinner? This is a family friendly 3.1 mile course on a paved path with some grass and dirt. The 1/2 mile kids run will be on grass, 1/4 mile out and 1/4 mile back. There is also a […]

By November 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
ThanksGivingView

ThanksGivingView

ThanksGivingView By Chris Murphy There are many ways to help those that need it the most during the holidays. We like the Salvation Army because over 85% of all funds received go directly to those in need and all are served without discrimination. The best way to help those in need is NOT to give […]

By November 15, 2018 Read More →
VeteranView

VeteranView

VeteranView By Chris Murphy Veterans Day is November 11. We remember and recognize those that have served and still serve today. We can’t forget the sacrifices that the few make for so many. It is important to remember as we face a more complicated world and we only go into battle only when necessary that […]

By November 10, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
InterView – Veteran Michael D Pelucca

InterView – Veteran Michael D Pelucca

InterView Michael D. Pelucca Each November 11, we take the time to remember, recognize and celebrate those that put their lives on the line to service our county, keeping us free for nearly 250 years. There are also those that make sure that our veterans are cared for and served every day of the year. […]

By November 10, 2018 Read More →
Go Newman – Highway 33 Reunion Nov 10

Go Newman – Highway 33 Reunion Nov 10

GoNewman Over at the classic West Side Theatre in November there is a reunion to look forward to and enjoy. It’s the return of the west side’s own HIGHWAY 33 band. This group of talented musicians has a tremendous fan group and real history in Stanislaus and Merced counties. West Side residents and former West […]

By November 6, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
VOTE MODESTO

VOTE MODESTO

Go Modesto VOTE! November 6 is election day. Please Vote. This is your chance to use your voice. It is a precious right and please be part of the process. The worst thing for democracy is voter apathy. You need to know how the issue affect you, know the facts, vote on the propositions, vote […]

By November 6, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
BigView – Shop Small and Black Friday Tips

BigView – Shop Small and Black Friday Tips

The BigView By Chris Murphy Creativity, family, friendship and fun is in the air every November in Modesto USA. I walk outside in the morning to get my morning newspaper and it is dark, chilly and amazing. I just love the feeling in the air, and the buzz in the community as we get ready […]

By November 4, 2018 Read More →
BigView – The Crafty ModShop is Coming

BigView – The Crafty ModShop is Coming

ModShop – Modesto’s Holiday Season Opener By Chris Murphy One of Modesto’s best fall traditions has become the ModShop weekend, brought to life by the dynamic trip of Ruhi Sheikh, Kate Trompetter and Tricia Rosenow. You can do really creative small shopping at Mod Shop on Nov 24 from 5-9pm, located on J St between […]

By November 4, 2018 Read More →
GreetingsView – That Thanksgiving Feeling

GreetingsView – That Thanksgiving Feeling

Greetings Friends, I love the feeling of Thanksgiving. That warm home and family feeling. I really don’t care about any of the shopping things, and really, I draw a line at Christmas coming out before Thanksgiving. Call me traditional, but that weekend after Thanksgiving is when the tree goes up and our family gets out […]

By November 4, 2018 Read More →
ModestoView’s  Holiday Preview

ModestoView’s Holiday Preview

ModestoView’s Amazing Rockin’ Holiday Preview There is so much happening here this holiday season. You better check this list out and check it twice. You are going to need to book babysitters or take the whole family because you won’t want to miss out on any of these. Clip and save this list and please […]

By November 4, 2018 Read More →