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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9-11 Love and Remembrance

9-11 Love and Remembrance

911-Vets-1-4-page-Flyer.pdf 9-11 Love & 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 […]

By September 7, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Go Modesto – Picnic at the Pops – Sept 8

Go Modesto – Picnic at the Pops – Sept 8

Go Modesto Picnic at the Pops For those of you that love MoBand, this is even bigger! The Modesto Symphony teams up with some of the most popular performers to create a wonderful evening under the stars featuring the music of Queen. Queen music is already big, bold and operatic so it is a natural […]

By September 7, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Greetings View – Brightest and Best

Greetings View – Brightest and Best

Greetings friends, Brightest and best; doesn’t it just sound amazing? It does because it describes the people that are making great changes, building new ideas, creating new spaces, and planning better things for our community and our future. We want our brightest and best back here in Modesto so that we continue our path of […]

By September 2, 2018 Read More →
BigView –  Fall Season Preview

BigView – Fall Season Preview

HS-Football-Cheat-Sheet.pdf The BigView By Chris Murphy It is football season! About time huh? The ViewCrew loves this time of year and we especially love the fun and the spirit of high school football games. But, where and when are they? The ViewCrew is here to help and have compiled a handy-dandy cheat sheet so there […]

By September 2, 2018 Read More →
BrunchView – Who Loves Brunch?

BrunchView – Who Loves Brunch?

Community Brunch Who loves Brunch? Everybody! You can have one of the most amazing brunches, loaded with crepes, custom omelets, shrimp cocktail, fruits, pastries and so much more. The Community Brunch pulls together our whole community and 5 very important non-profits to help raise money and awareness for these organizations. Your tickets support the Salvation […]

Junior Giants Volunteers Needed

Junior Giants Volunteers Needed

The Junior Giants Festival The San Francisco Giants will be hosting the Junior Giants Festival Monday, September 3rd at AT&T Park and need as many volunteers as possible. The shifts are from 7:30 AM – Noon, 11:30 AM – 4, 3:30 – 7:30 or All Day (7:30 AM – 7:30 PM). If you are available, […]

TODAY! Water Safety Event & Lifejacket Giveaway

TODAY! Water Safety Event & Lifejacket Giveaway

Safe Kids Stanislaus, Led by Doctors Medical Center, Hosting Water Safety Event What: Water Safety Education & Lifejacket Giveaway When: Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 1-4 p.m. Where: Woodward Reservoir 14528 26 Mile Road in Oakdale (main boat ramp parking lot) Description: Safe Kids Stanislaus, led by Doctors Medical Center, is hosting a water safety event […]

Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat

Top 5 Summer Energy Saving Tips Did you know that air conditioning can account for as much as half of your electric bill? Our friends at Modesto Irrigation District are looking out for you! Water is precious and we all need to save electricity and live sustainably and try to save some money too. Here […]

Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat

Top 5 Summer Energy Saving Tips Did you know that air conditioning can account for as much as half of your electric bill? Our friends at Modesto Irrigation District are looking out for you! Water is precious and we all need to save electricity and live sustainably and try to save some money too. Here […]

InterView – Joe Traina

InterView – Joe Traina

InterView Joe Traina and the Fruityard By Chris Murphy The Traina family has long been synonymous with locally grown fruit and vegetables. Long timers know their Traina dried food that’s produced in Patterson, California and many know the great prime rib and the Sunday brunches at the Fruit Yard east of Modesto. Over the years, […]

By August 12, 2018 Read More →
Reminder: National Night Out is Tonight!!! 6 – 9 pm

Reminder: National Night Out is Tonight!!! 6 – 9 pm

National Night Out is tonight! This is a friendly reminder to join your block parties for National Night Out from 6 – 9 pm, schmooze with your neighbors, and Give Crime the Night Off! National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness and to provide an opportunity to promote and celebrate […]

OutsideLands Tips – New for 2018

OutsideLands Tips – New for 2018

NEW FOR OUTSIDELANDS 2018 We’re only days away from the kickoff to Outside Lands 2018, and just like every year, there’s always something new to discover! Before you head to Golden Gate Park, make sure you don’t miss out on the latest and greatest changes at this year’s festival. From new experiences and shows to […]

GlobalView -SF OutsideLands is Aug 10-12

GlobalView -SF OutsideLands is Aug 10-12

GlobalView The 11th Annual SF Outsidelands is Here! We love our music festival and we are fortunate that some of the best in the USA. The sold out SF OutsideLands will be at Golden Gate Park Polo Field Aug 10-12 featuring the Janet Jackson, the Weeknd, Beck, Father John Misty, Portugal the Man, Florence and […]

GreetingsView – August is Here!

GreetingsView – August is Here!

Greetings friends, It is amazing how fast this summer went by and how August has now become a workhorse month. When I was growing up, August was filled with summer play days, and vacations as we counted down to Labor Day. Now, it is back to school, days of preparing backpacks and school lunches and […]

TalentView – Valley Talent Project Aug 3 & 4

TalentView – Valley Talent Project Aug 3 & 4

Valley Talent Project By Chris Murphy There is so much talent here in the Central Valley and especially the Modesto Area. ModestoView is proud to once again be a both a sponsor and a judge for the Valley Talent Project. This is really an exciting showcase where these local performers give their all to see […]