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St. Stan’s New Pub Menu

St. Stan’s New Pub Menu

St. Stan’s New Pub Menu by Christopher Mitchell and Brandilyn Brown We know what it takes to make a memorable water hole: good beer, good service, and good food. That trifecta is complete at the St. Stan’s taproom with their new pub food launch. They’ve had brick oven pizzas since day 1, but along with […]

By November 1, 2018 Read More →
GEEKView: Central Valley Con

GEEKView: Central Valley Con

GEEKView: Central Valley Con By Middagh Goodwin There are a ton of Pop Culture Conventions, actually just about every weekend in Northern California. Sometimes it is hard to choose which one to choose. For a one day Convention, you cannot beat Central Valley Con. With so many options for an event to be successful, one […]

By October 29, 2018 Read More →
Opera Modesto 35th Anniversary Concert Gala

Opera Modesto 35th Anniversary Concert Gala

Opera Modesto’s 35th Anniversary Concert on October 28th includes 21 teens from the Summer Opera Institute, a summer program of the new Townsend Opera Program (TOP) for Young Artists. They spent an intensive two weeks this past summer in voice lessons, performing techniques, language lessons and more. The culmination of their efforts was a concert […]

By October 19, 2018 Read More →
Costume Halloween Events at Public Libraries

Costume Halloween Events at Public Libraries

Costumed Halloween events to take place at Stanislaus County Libraries Local libraries to give community members fun, free options for celebrating the Halloween season  Several Stanislaus County Libraries are giving children and their families an opportunity to dress up as their favorite characters as part of their Halloween celebrations this October, beginning with the Turlock […]

By October 10, 2018 Read More →
Interview  MAMA Lifetime

Interview MAMA Lifetime

InterView By Chris Murphy Steve Ashman MAMA Award winner and Community Advocate It is so great when people that excel in one field and then use their talents, fame and skills to do great works in their community. One local organization is so very fortunate to have one such person, Steve Ashman. Steve is the […]

By October 4, 2018 Read More →
FitView: Inspirational Earl

FitView: Inspirational Earl

FitView: Inspirational Earl By Efren Martinez FitView: Inspirational Earl By Efren Martinez I recently had the pleasure to DJ  an event with Big Earl. You all might know him from his bands, “Big Earl and the Cryin’ Shame”  or maybe “The Poorhouse Millionaires”. I couldn’t help but do a doubletake when I saw him. WOW! […]

By October 1, 2018 Read More →
BigView – Happy Haunting & Spooktacular Happenings

BigView – Happy Haunting & Spooktacular Happenings

big-preston-castle-Google-Search.htm The BigView By Chris Murphy & Middagh Goodwin Tis the season of haunts, harvests and hallow. There is something magical about this time of year, when the cool breezes blow through the trees and the leaves begin to fall into Autumn. Tree branches come to lift as skinny arms and fingers as the evenings […]

By September 30, 2018 Read More →
GreetingsView – It’s Rocktober!

GreetingsView – It’s Rocktober!

Greetings friends! It’s Rocktober. I remember when I first heard the word Rockober on the old KSAN San Francisco many years ago and I thought it was the coolest! It sums up the month perfectly. October is truly the best blend of fall, music, haunted treats, dark mornings and darker evenings with a nice fall […]

By September 29, 2018 Read More →
The Sampler is Back

The Sampler is Back

The Downtown Sampler returned last year and was a big hit. A couple of thousand people came to downtown and walked stroll and rode their bikes to over 25 restaurant, cafes and bars to sample what they had to offer. 10 bands several of them are Modesto Area Award Winners,  were placed strategically throughout the Sampler footprint with two wandering minstrels […]

By September 24, 2018 Read More →
Local Racer Wins 2018 NASA Championship

Local Racer Wins 2018 NASA Championship

Local Racer Wins 2018 NASA National Championship Modesto’s James Devenport drives to victory in Super Unlimited class  Austin, Texas, September 21, 2018 — James Devenport of Modesto, Calif., won the Super Unlimited class championship last weekend at the 2018 National Auto Sport Association National Championships presented by Toyo Tires. More than 450 amateur and professional drivers […]

By September 23, 2018 Read More →
Brave, Bold & Beautiful

Brave, Bold & Beautiful

Motivational speaker and author of the Brave, Bold and Beautiful Book Series to speak at MJC (Modesto, CA) – The Human Services Program at Modesto Junior College is sponsoring a presentation by Joslyn Gaines-Vanderpool entitled, “Live Now! The Power of Being You! Brave, Bold, and Beautiful” on Thursday, October 4, at 5:30 p.m. in Forum 102 on […]

By September 23, 2018 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 →
BargainView – Season of Mellow

BargainView – Season of Mellow

Season of Mellow By Monica Barber Summer might be the high season but Labor Day welcomes in that time of year that Keats called the ‘season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’. Ms. M throws a light sweater in her bag and plans her day around the cool weather. The temperature drop marks the turning of […]

By September 2, 2018 Read More →
DesignView – MADWEEK

DesignView – MADWEEK

DesignView By Lee Davis Modesto is MAD about design. Our city will be spinning with all things design, September 16-22, with the new Modesto Architecture & Design Week (MADWEEK). Cities across the globe – from Barcelona to Buenos Aires, Vancouver to Vienna, Copenhagen to Cape Town, Shanghai to San Francisco – all host design weeks […]

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 →