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ServiceView  April 21

ServiceView April 21

LoveModesto – April 21 By Chris Murphy It’s that time Modesto when we all gather together to lend a hand to Modesto and show our Love. On April 21, at 8 am join thousands of your best friends at 11th and J St to meet up for one of the many projects around town that […]

ModestoPorchFest is Coming – May 20

ModestoPorchFest is Coming – May 20

Modesto Porchfest is Coming Fun thing to do calendar alert. This is one of the biggest music, fun and community events ever in Modesto. 30+ porches in the College, Bodem/Morris & LaLoma neighborhoods will be featuring live music on May 20 from 12 – 6 pm. ModestoView will be hosting a porch in the LaLoma […]

OutsideLands Line Up Announced!  #osl2018

OutsideLands Line Up Announced! #osl2018

OUTSIDE LANDS ANNOUNCES 2018 LINEUP By Chris Murphy The clues are out, and the wait is over. One of the USA’s favorite music, food, fun and comedy festivals is ready to announce the 2018 line up. This year offers a great variety, some epic favorites, up and comers and some groundbreaking performers. But, what you […]

By April 3, 2018 Read More →
InterView – Kendall Wesenberg

InterView – Kendall Wesenberg

InterView By Chris Murphy Kendall Wesenberg – Olympic Experiences and Advice Modesto is fortunate to have many hometown heroes, and it seems like there are always more people that are stepping up to take this part. The people of Modesto were celebrating having one of their own at the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Kendall […]

GoModesto  – Modesto on American Idol

GoModesto – Modesto on American Idol

GoModesto on Idol Let’s give it up to our own Effie Passero who killed it on the auditions for American Idol. When Lionel Ritchey goes over and looks to see if she has an extra volume knob on her, you know it is good. Many of you know her as the former Francesca Bavarro and […]

Greetings View – Play Ball and Take Heart

Greetings View – Play Ball and Take Heart

Greetings Friends, It’s baseball season friends. I’m not really the kind of baseball fan that tracks the stats and watches all of the games, but I love the idea of the sport, the ballpark, that people still listen with a transistor radio with an earphone, the 7th inning stretch, peanuts & crackerjack and the tastes […]

Help Us Walk a Mile in Her Shoes!

Help Us Walk a Mile in Her Shoes!

NonProfitView Walk a Mile for Haven By Chris Murphy We have no use and there are no excuses for spousal or domestic abuse. Period. 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 […]

By March 30, 2018 Read More →
Libraries to Host Free Family Fun at Diá de los Niños/Diá de los Libros

Libraries to Host Free Family Fun at Diá de los Niños/Diá de los Libros

Libraries to Host Free Family Fun at Diá de los Niños/Diá de los Libros Modesto Library to give away free children’s books on April 7. Stanislaus County libraries are celebrating Diá de los Niños/Diá de los Libros (Day of the Child/Day of the Book) this spring. Día celebrations will feature crafts, activities, and a special […]

MJC presents Emmanuel Escamilla in Positive People Speaker Series

MJC presents Emmanuel Escamilla in Positive People Speaker Series

MJC presents Emmanuel Escamilla as next presenter in Positive People Speaker Series Emmanuel Escamilla, Code X program founder, is the next presenter for Modesto Junior College’s Positive People Speaker Series. The free, public presentation is Thursday, April 12, at 6 p.m. in the Mary Stuart Rogers Student Learning Center on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum […]

MJC offers presentation by TEDx speaker April 11

MJC offers presentation by TEDx speaker April 11

MJC offers presentation by TEDx speaker and expert in treatment of substance abuse By Tasha Williams The Human Services Program at Modesto Junior College is sponsoring a presentation by B.J. Davis, Psy.D, entitled “Why We Do What We Do: Choice Theory, A New Psychology of Personal Freedom” on Wednesday, April 11, at 5:30 p.m. in […]

A Modesto Cycling Story

A Modesto Cycling Story

Modesto Cycling Story By Mike Mirabile During a recent adventure motorcycle ride with some friends and other people I had just met, the subject of mountain biking in Modesto came up. A couple of guys were explaining to each other how they both had nice bikes but they were no longer riding because there was […]

MarathonView

MarathonView

MarathonView Calling all runners! Are you ready for one of the leading qualifiers for the Boston Marathon happening right here in Modesto? March 11 brings the Modesto Marathon where thousands of elite runners will join those doing their first Marathon on a fast flat course thought Modesto and the surrounding countryside. There is a pre […]

ReaderView – It’s Doug Jones!

ReaderView – It’s Doug Jones!

ReaderView Look who reads ModestoView? Check out Doug Jones, the star of The Element of Danger, a film by local filmmaker John Soares. This film premiered at MJC last month and here is the ModestoView interview with Doug about his role in this new film. Doug starred in the award winning The Shape of Water, […]

ChampionView – Thank you Darin and Chris

ChampionView – Thank you Darin and Chris

ChampionView By Chris Murphy Modesto Champions As spring is springing up all over Modesto, there are a couple of people that are really make sure that our city is getting better everyday. As Modesto, and other communities battle chronic homelessness, people in Modesto are standing up and being champions and making sure we don’t let […]

InterView – Futsal, the next big thing

InterView – Futsal, the next big thing

InterView Darrel Wilkins Futsal – A Great New Idea By Chris Murphy Soccer is in his blood. He has been playing soccer since he was young. Darrel’s teams have won a Section Championship, a State Cup, taken three teams to Europe. Modesto has three professional players from and two that have played for Darrel. He […]