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Legends of the Cruise 2018 – Paul Corgiat

Legends of the Cruise 2018 – Paul Corgiat

Paul Corgiat By Steve Corgiat Paul Corgiat is a life long resident of Modesto. Growing up on the family orchard he attended St. Stanislaus School and graduated from Modesto High School class of 1958. While in high school Paul played football, was on the swim team and was a member of the “Regs”. His love […]

By May 27, 2018 Read More →
Legends of the Cruise 2018 – Jack McCoy

Legends of the Cruise 2018 – Jack McCoy

Jack McCoy By Pete Hischier In 1950 Jack McCoy’s family moved to a ranch in Ceres, CA and opened a tire shop on 9th Street in Modesto. Jack plowed a loop around the corrals and barn to race horses and later bicycles. This is where he learned his first lessons about suspensions and gear ratios. […]

By May 27, 2018 Read More →
NonProfit View: A Daughter’s Role Model

NonProfit View: A Daughter’s Role Model

NonProfit View: A Daughter’s Rolemodel By Denette Covarrubias   A women’s heart can change the world even after she’s gone.   Thank you Patty Scott for instilling kindness and compassion in the heart and mind of your daughter, Alana Scott; president and founding member of Women’s Education & Leadership League (WELL).  The summer you helped your […]

By May 1, 2018 Read More →
Youth Art Show

Youth Art Show

The Carnegie Arts Center announces the Fourth Annual Youth Art Exhibition: Ready, Set, Show! June 1 – July 1, 2018  Turlock, CA – A unique exhibition will be on view this summer at the Carnegie Arts Center in Downtown Turlock.  Youth in grades K-12 (ages 5-18) are invited to present their creative work to the public […]

By April 28, 2018 Read More →
Pirates, Beer, Wine & Food

Pirates, Beer, Wine & Food

MJC Athletics Pirates Fest fundraiser features beer, wine and food tasting (Modesto, CA)—The Modesto Junior College Athletics Department and MJC Foundation invite the community to the 19th Annual Pirates Fest – Beer, Wine and Food Celebration on Friday, May 11, 6 – 9 p.m. in the Mary Stuart Rogers Student Learning Center on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue, Modesto. The […]

By April 27, 2018 Read More →
Mentor High School Students

Mentor High School Students

Interested in Mentoring a High School Student? SCOE Looking for Mentors for 6 Cups to College Mentoring Program   Interested in mentoring a high school student as he or she transitions to college? The Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) is currently looking for mentors for its 6 Cups to College Mentor Program. This program […]

By April 18, 2018 Read More →
Boat Expo at Woodward Reservoir

Boat Expo at Woodward Reservoir

Stanislaus County Parks and Recreation is bringing a Boat Expo to the main boat ramp of Woodward Reservoir from Friday, April 20th through Sunday, April 22nd, 2018. Hours of the event are Friday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The public is invited […]

By April 13, 2018 Read More →
Comedian Paul Reiser at the Tracy Grand

Comedian Paul Reiser at the Tracy Grand

 COMEDIAN, ACTOR, WRITER PAUL REISER BRINGS HIS TALES OF LOVE, LIFE AND THE FUNNY THINGS ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS TO THE GRAND THEATRE CENTER FOR THE ARTS ON FRIDAY, APRIL 13th  The Grand Theatre in Tracy, CA is proud to present the legendary Paul Reiser Friday, April 13th.  Comedian, actor, television writer, author, and musician Paul Reiser […]

By April 5, 2018 Read More →
Colored by Spring

Colored by Spring

“Colored by Spring”  – A Writing by Dave Storm As I take up a moment and look to the sky I ask myself nothing, for no reason why. I shade in the shadows of spring with a smile. Enveloped in silence. I stay for a while. I stay for the day I go for the night I […]

By April 2, 2018 Read More →
MJC New Student Days

MJC New Student Days

MJC hosts New Student Days to enroll high school seniors and other first time students (Modesto, CA) – Modesto Junior College will host its annual “New Student Day” events to enroll high school seniors and other first time students on Saturday, April 14 and Thursday, June 14, 2018, on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. Students […]

By March 24, 2018 Read More →
Black Panther’s Message to the World

Black Panther’s Message to the World

Black Panther’s Message to the World By Shelby Benz I had so much fun seeing Black Panther with my mother in on February 23. The amount of research and thought put into every element of the production is truly amazing and clearly evident. The movie is a perfect example of Marvel’s increasingly practiced talent of […]

By March 13, 2018 Read More →
Metalica by Four Cellos

Metalica by Four Cellos

On May 10, 1996, Finnish rockers Apocalyptica released their epic debut “Plays Metallica by Four Cellos.”  The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come, and now this ground-breaking foursome is making an epic debut at the Gallo Center!  To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the album, the group re-released it […]

By February 6, 2018 Read More →
Bad Seed An Album Come Alive

Bad Seed An Album Come Alive

“BAD SEED: An Album Come Alive” Music by Mattea Overstreet Written by Summer Krafft Directed by Traci Sprague A passion project for all involved, this ONE WEEKEND ONLY event started with Mattea’s debut EP, BAD SEED, released in June of 2017, which sparked a narrative for her long-time friend and collaborator, Summer Krafft. She wrote […]

By January 29, 2018 Read More →
Church & State debuts in Modesto on MJC stage

Church & State debuts in Modesto on MJC stage

Church & State debuts in Modesto on MJC stage Pictured (L- R) are Jim Johnson as Senator Charles Whitmore, Trey Augustus as Tom, Charlene West as Sara Whitmore and Kimberly Ogden as Alex Klein. (Modesto, CA) — Modesto Junior College’s Arts, Humanities and Communications Division is staging Church & State on January 25-27 and February 2-3 at 7 p.m. and February 4 at 2 […]

By January 12, 2018 Read More →
California Audio Roots Project (CARP) Reveals Storytelling is Still Popular

California Audio Roots Project (CARP) Reveals Storytelling is Still Popular

California Audio Roots Project (CARP) Reveals Storytelling is Still Popular   Modesto Sound is excited to announce a successful start to its latest local community audio outreach program called the California Audio Roots Project. The goal of the California Audio Roots Project, or CARP for short, is to create local media content to distribute to […]

By January 11, 2018 Read More →