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BargainView-Beat the Heat on the Cheap

BargainView-Beat the Heat on the Cheap

BargainView By Monica Barber The heat is on and summer is in full swing! Rising temperatures have everyone occupied looking for anything to do before the dog days arrive. Now the drought may keep the crops from being knee-high by the Fourth of July but it shouldn’t damage your finances. Here’s a few distractions on […]

By July 8, 2014 Read More →
ArchitectureView -Artistic Bike Racks

ArchitectureView -Artistic Bike Racks

Architecture View Bob Barzan Artistic Bike Racks Bring a Touch of Beauty to the Design District Watch for more design changes in the coming months on the streets of the Modesto Design District and the Graffiti Cruise Route. The Downtown Design Group has selected three artistic bike rack designs for the area and they are […]

By June 1, 2014 Read More →
ArchitectureView – New Courthouse

ArchitectureView – New Courthouse

ArchitectureView By Bob Barzan New Courthouse Will Recreate Downtown Modesto will get a new courthouse. The building will be between 9th and 10th and G and H, about one block from the current courthouse and less than a block from the temporary make-shift courts in the old city hall building and in the Tower Building […]

ArchitectureView

ArchitectureView

ArchitectureView By Bob Barzan Bike Racks and Movies for Modesto Design District The Modesto Design District is already home to a few pieces of publicly displayed art and has several bike racks, but not near enough of either. The Modesto Art Museum is planning to increase their number with three artistic bike racks and this […]

By February 3, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
AllAgesView

AllAgesView

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson Football season is finally here and everyone’s getting excited! I’m looking forward to my third year of cheering for the Central Saints. The Saints are a Pop Warner football and cheer league in the Tri Valley Youth Football League or TVYFL. Being a member of Saints Cheer means we learn and […]

By August 29, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
AuthorView – The Peach

AuthorView – The Peach

Author View By Ken White “The Peach” Dedicated to my pal Si. Kevin and his friend, Phil, both ten years old, walked along Old Oakdale Road. Back then, this part of Modesto was mostly peach orchards, grape vineyards, and flat, open fields. The side of the two-lane blacktop was dusty and debris-strewn. The two boys […]

AuthorView – Opening Day

AuthorView – Opening Day

“Opening Day” Opening Day always meant the end of winter and the beginning of summer. (Although it was really spring.) The last of the season I hated and the first of the season I loved. Every true baseball fan couldn’t wait for that special day. We’d all been marking off our calendars since the last […]

By April 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
ZenView-Tolerance

ZenView-Tolerance

Zen View By: Mary Layton Tolerance When I think about the meaning of tolerance I find it is like a complex dish made of these different components: self control, absence of judgement, kindness, patience, endurance and love. One person I know who practices tolerance in an exemplary way is our teacher, a 3rd generation T’ai […]

BargainView-LoveView

BargainView-LoveView

BargainView: LoveView by Monica Barber February is here and love is all around! In the air, on the ground, and if you’re lucky then you’re someone who is in it! Single you say? That’s definitely never a problem for love. For when you look around Mo-town you’ll find yourself surrounded by all those things you […]

By February 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Performing View-Jan 2013

Performing View-Jan 2013

PerformingView by Kay Osborn A Time to Perform in January By Kaye Osborn Hope your holidays were bright and magical. Can’t believe how quickly 2012 zoomed by! Hello 2013! May it be prosperous and filled with Drama! My friend, Mark Medina and I, enjoyed interpreting The Giving Tree at Center Stage Conservatory Theater. The all […]

By January 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
FitView-Building Muscle

FitView-Building Muscle

Building Muscle Quickly By Efren Martinez The human body is a remarkable creation; in most cases it can heal itself when it’s sick, mend a broken bone and with the right training can astound us with its remarkable abilities in strength, fitness, endurance as well its muscular beauty that lies within us all. With that […]

BargainView – Wicked!

BargainView – Wicked!

Something Wicked This Way Comes BargainView by Monica Barber On this late afternoon I’m walking down the street amidst a flurry of warm autumn air and a fresh chill runs down my spine. On this street nestled within downtown Modesto a pair of footsteps lingers behind me. With every step that matches mine I realize […]

By October 1, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Graffiti View – Burge’s Live DJ

Graffiti View – Burge’s Live DJ

GraffitiView By Chris Murphy Modesto USA is proud to be the home of American Graffiti, George Lucas’ 1973 film about cruising in 1962. ModestoView is proud to feature the legendary people that were there during those days and that George Lucas built his story upon. As we approach the 50th Anniversary of the Class of […]

By May 1, 2012 Read More →
FashionView-Mother Knows Best

FashionView-Mother Knows Best

Fashion View By Shasta Boss Mother Knows Best… Mothers should be celebrated everyday, but Mother’s Day is set aside as the day that we must reward our Mother’s for being such amazing women. It can be difficult to find the perfect present for someone who means so much to you. That is why I came […]

April is Civic Pride Month

April is Civic Pride Month

Greetings ModestoFans! ModestoView is declaring April 2012 as Modesto civic pride month! We hear all the time about the national news that makes us look bad, but in reality, we have so much to be proud of and so much to celebrate. A strong commitment to history makes a city strong. An awareness about what […]