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BarView – Churchkey Radler

BarView – Churchkey Radler

BarView By Chris Murphy CK Radler at Churchkey Jeff Brown and Blake Humble, were in Chicago and they popped into a bar for some refreshment. They ordered one of the local specialties, a Radler and it was refreshing, but it just didn’t have enough punch. So they added a shot of gin and aperitif Campari. […]

Modesto Porchfest July 30

Modesto Porchfest July 30

Modesto Porchfest in almost here! This just may be the biggest party ever in Modesto! Sunday, July 30th 2-6 pm is the first annual Porchfest in Modesto! Come and enjoy a FREE afternoon of music in the College, La Loma, and Downtown Neighborhoods from 2 pm to 6 pm. This grassroots event will be held […]

Today at the Fair, July 23rd #stancofair

Today at the Fair, July 23rd #stancofair

TODAY AT THE FAIR, JULY 23rd Corona Day at the Fair! First 1,000 guests receive a gift from Corona. FOODMAXX ARENA: Fiesta del Charro at 6:30 PM BUD LIGHT VARIETY FREE STAGE: Lupillo Rivera at 8:30 PM COORS LIGHT CENTER STAGE: Mad Elizabeth @ 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM, Movin’ Along @ 2:00 PM – […]

2017 Assyrian Festival Focuses on Irrigation

2017 Assyrian Festival Focuses on Irrigation

ASSYRIAN FESTIVAL HELD AT THE FAIRGROUNDS Turlock, CA (June 6, 2017) –Immerse yourself in the culture that started it all at the 3rd Annual Assyrian Festival with authentic foods, historical exhibits, live entertainment and a kids zone on August 26-27, 2017 from 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. The Assyrian Festival is free to the public with […]

Today at the Fair, July 22

Today at the Fair, July 22

JULY 22nd Valley First Credit Union Day at the Fair! First 1,000 guests receive a gift from Valley First Credit Union. Seniors FREE Day. FOODMAXX ARENA: Extreme Rodeo at 6:30 PM BUD LIGHT VARIETY FREE STAGE: Dennis Quaid and the Sharks at 8:30 PM COORS LIGHT CENTER STAGE: Kind of Blue @ 12:30 PM – […]

MJC Agriculture awarded 2017 Outstanding Post-Secondary Program

MJC Agriculture awarded 2017 Outstanding Post-Secondary Program

MJC Agriculture awarded 2017 Outstanding Post-Secondary Program by CATA (Modesto, CA) – Modesto Junior College’s Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Division was named the Outstanding Post-Secondary Agricultural Education Program for 2017 by the California Agricultural Teachers’ Association (CATA) at their Annual Conference held June 25-29 in San Luis Obispo. CATA, a professional education association representing over […]

July 20 Tastes of Mediterranean

July 20 Tastes of Mediterranean

Are you ready for some deliciousness? It is that season at the Greek Church in Modesto. “Tastes of the Mediterranean,” is a fabulous wine tasting event featuring Greek Appetizers, on July 20, 2017 at the Greek Orthodox Church, 313 Tokay Avenue, Modesto. See attached flyer for details.

Monday at the Fair  – July 17

Monday at the Fair – July 17

TOMORROW AT THE FAIR, JULY 17th: Emanuel Medical Center and Doctors Medical Center Day at the FairFirst 1,000 guests receive a gift from Emanuel Medical Center and Doctors Medical Center. FOODMAXX ARENA: Destruction Derby I at 6:30 PM BUD LIGHT VARIETY FREE STAGE: Eli Young Band at 8:30 PM COORS LIGHT CENTER STAGE: Geovanie Brooks […]

ChefView – Fuzio Firecracker Specialties

ChefView – Fuzio Firecracker Specialties

Chef View By Chris Murphy Light Up your Tastes Buds With Firecracker ! One of our favorite places to hang out in Downtown Modesto is Fuzio. Fuzio has been a part of 10th St Plaza since it opened and Fuzio is the total dependable place with great cocktails, awesome patio and delicious food with offerings […]

Go Modesto – Cars and Coffee

Go Modesto – Cars and Coffee

Cars and Coffee There are two really cool Cars and Coffee events this month! This is a get together with hundreds of car fans, young and old new and classic. There is a Cars and Coffee Garage Takeover on Saturday July 15 from 7 to 10 pm on 11th St This is one of the […]

ThankYou – Flying Turtle

ThankYou – Flying Turtle

Thank You View The Modesto Historic Cruise Route featured an amazing Walk of Fame, celebrating the Modesto Legends of the Cruise. These beautiful case concrete markers were made and donated by Mat Rogers of Flying Turtle Concrete. Thank you so much Mat for the new makers and the great idea to mold in the letters, […]

Make a difference for Mujeres Latinas of Stanislaus County

Make a difference for Mujeres Latinas of Stanislaus County

Greetings wonderful community members! Since 1978, Mujeres Latinas, a non-profit 501 (c) 3, has been inspiring, educating and empowering students who aspire to reach higher education by awarding scholarships each year to students from our community. We are able to do this thanks to many of you who donate, attend our quarterly luncheons and annual […]

BarView – Summer Gold Rush

BarView – Summer Gold Rush

BarView By Chris Murphy Summer Lemonade Gold Rush It is summer and the urge to drink lemonade is strong. The warmer the day, the better it tastes, and guess what, lemonade tastes even better when is has some help from our friends at Surla’s and Do Good Distillery California Wheat Bourbon. This combination is a […]

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InterView – Friendly Fair Fun Facts

InterView – Friendly Fair Fun Facts

Friendly Fair Fun Facts By Chris Murphy We are truly a Classic American City, but we are also fortunate that we have a Classic American County Fair. Many fairs across the USA and even in neighboring counties are struggling, but here in Stanislaus County, we have a fair that has been thriving, connecting with the […]

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BargainView – The Heat is On!

BargainView – The Heat is On!

BargainView By Monica Barber The Heat Is On! It’s hotter than imaginable as Summertime greats us with open arms. Ms. M is sipping a pink lemonade under a shade tree in her backyard on this hot day thinking how wonderful it is to be able to feel the heat and also wishing it was a […]