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Gifts for Geeks

Gifts for Geeks

5 Spots to Buy Geeky Gifts in Modesto Geek is the New Sheek. Do you or your children love the resurgence of Comic Books? Does your fix need to be satiated more often then Area Conventions can provide? Well, check out some of Modesto’s Comic and Gaming Stores. Bonanza Books and Comics 2308 McHenry Ave-Modesto’s oldest […]

By November 16, 2017 Read More →
BigView – Making and Dreaming

BigView – Making and Dreaming

The BigView By Chris Murphy There is something special about this time of year. We are experiencing a wonderful harvest, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and the tastiest treats at our local farmer’s markets. But as we go into the fall, we are thinking about the people that create, make and invent. The holidays are not […]

By November 4, 2017 Read More →
Design View – Modestan Pioneers Mechanical Voting

Design View – Modestan Pioneers Mechanical Voting

DesignView Modesto designer pioneered early mechanical voting by Lee Davis, Founder, Modesto Design Collective (MO.DE) As we head to the polls this month, it seems only appropriate to feature a pioneering Modesto designer who invented an early 19th century voting machine. I ventured out on a chilly autumn morning to the Modesto Pioneer Cemetery to […]

By November 4, 2017 Read More →
GEEKView

GEEKView

GEEKView by Middagh Goodwin If you are a Geek you are very lucky to be living not just in this era where so many cool Movies and TV shows are being made, but in the 209 where we are fortunate to have so many Conventions happening in our own backyard. November 4th and 5th take […]

By October 31, 2017 Read More →
BargainView – Fall Back In

BargainView – Fall Back In

BargainView By Monica Barber Fall back in! School is back in and summer is on the way out. As the cooler autumn temperatures slowly inch closer the sound of children making their way to and from school fills the air. Ms. M has begun stocking up on her school supplies and recalling the challenge of […]

By September 6, 2017 Read More →
PoetryView – House Outside our Homes

PoetryView – House Outside our Homes

PoetryView by Sam Pierstorff The House Outside our Homes I. The four walls pucker the way cheeks do when the tongue has tasted something bitter. The sky has committed itself to rain. The roof wants to give up. Underneath, a girl hears the plinking of the drops against the bony house. II. You might want […]

By September 3, 2017 Read More →
Rockabilly View – Rockin’ Rick Goes Wild

Rockabilly View – Rockin’ Rick Goes Wild

RockabillyView By Jennifer Allsup Exciting news for Sonora based Rockabilly band Rockin Rick and the Rhythm Wranglers. After spending a few years on the Hi-Hi Silver Record label. The boys have decided to travel new horizons and sign with Wild Records out of LA. “Yes, we recently received an offer from Reb Kennedy to sign […]

By September 3, 2017 Read More →
ZenView – Willpower

ZenView – Willpower

ZenView Mary Layton Willpower On some level everybody deals with some kind of compulsion or addiction. It takes willpower to face this problem. We may be addicted to all kinds of substances and desires, to shopping, to working and busyness, to thinking and talking all the time. We may be obsessed with perfection, collecting or […]

By August 6, 2017 Read More →
DesignView – Design a la MO.DE

DesignView – Design a la MO.DE

DesignView by Lee Davis, Founder, Modesto Design Collective (MO.DE) Modesto design à la MO.DE “Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.” Stephanie Gallo, Vice President of Marketing at E&J Gallo Winery, quoted renowned Canadian designer, Robert L. Peters, in welcoming the more than 150 Modesto-area designers who gathered at Gallo for the […]

By August 2, 2017 Read More →
StocktonCon

StocktonCon

StocktonCon is in its 6th year and taking place on August 19-20th at the Stockton Arena with a very special opening night event Cosies at StocktonCon August 18th at the University Waterfront Hotel The Norcal Cosies have teamed up with StocktonCon to bring the Cosies Red-Carpet Cosplay Awards show to the University Waterfront Hotel. This […]

By August 2, 2017 Read More →
Modesto’s Return of the Con

Modesto’s Return of the Con

Modesto’s Return of The Con By Tasha Williams   July 7 – 9, 2017 is going to be a WILD RIDE! Once again, it is that time of year for all the Comic fans to come out in droves to enjoy a weekend, especially meant for your pleasure! That’s right Positive Peeps; it is time […]

By July 4, 2017 Read More →
GlobalView SF OutsideLands Turns 10!

GlobalView SF OutsideLands Turns 10!

GlobalView By Chris Murphy OutsideLands turns 10! Are you ready for San Francisco OutsideLands 2017? The ViewCrew has been covering this amazing 3-day festival for many years. This music, food and culture festival will happen August 9-11 in the lush greenery of Golden Gate Park at the Polo fields and surrounding meadows featuring The Who, […]

By July 3, 2017 Read More →
DesignView – Raising the Bar for Young Design Talent in Modesto

DesignView – Raising the Bar for Young Design Talent in Modesto

DesignView by Lee Davis, Founder, Modesto Design School Raising the Bar for Young Design Talent in Modesto Born in Ecuador and raised in Modesto, Jordi Camps, Jr. is an exceptionally talented young designer and illustrator. Camps attended Beyer High School and Modesto Junior College (MJC) where he discovered his passion for design. He went on […]

By July 1, 2017 Read More →
SwissView – Time to Yodel!

SwissView – Time to Yodel!

SwissView Get your Swiss on! Friends, it is time to yodel. Our area has a very active Swiss Club many local people with Swiss heritage. There will be big horns, lederhosen, dirndls, accordion, dancers, youth choir, Swiss food and drink and an international Swiss experience. The festival is a four-day event that begins with a […]

By June 24, 2017 Read More →
Celtic and Renaissance Faire to happen at Graceada Park

Celtic and Renaissance Faire to happen at Graceada Park

And now for something completely different.  Travel back in time and experience Modesto’s Celtic and Renaissance Festival happening in Graceada Park July 8th. It will be a day filled with family fun the likes Modesto is rarely treated to. Steam House Entertainment the folks who brought you Steam House Con and Modesto’s Classic Comic Con(happening again […]

By June 15, 2017 Read More →