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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Dazzle Me with Gemz

Dazzle Me with Gemz

Fashion View Dazzle Me, with Gemz By Shasta Boss Almost every little girl dreams about being a princess. They dream about being very well behaved happy young ladies with the fanciest clothes to dress up in, the newest hairstyles, nail designs, and of course their very own pink runway. You know, Royalty or Rock Star […]

The Boutique Crawl

The Boutique Crawl

This is advance ticket sale event You have heard about Pub Crawls and now the crawl is taking to it to a new level. Check out this action. When a shopper buys a ticket they will be on a bus that will start and stop at the same location. (So is someone who lives in […]

By February 26, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Becky’s Hearts

Becky’s Hearts

Artist Note: Throughout the February issue of ModestoView you will see little steam punk hearts created by local artist Becky Murphy. Created from repurposed mechanical parts and high strength polymer and hand painted and stained. She also works in glass, metals and paints. Learn more at www.beckymurphy.com You can email her at me@beckymurphy.com

By February 6, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Fit View – Grinch KO’ed at Christmas

Fit View – Grinch KO’ed at Christmas

Last year I happened to be in the right place at the right time to catch this exclusive shot of a certain green fuzzy guy trying to steal Christmas from my friend Jackson Carota. As you can see, things didn’t work out quite like The Grinch had planned. Rumor has it that he’ll be up to his […]

FashionView: Keepin’ It Local

FashionView: Keepin’ It Local

Fashion View Keepin’ It Local By Shasta Boss   Autumn’s leaves are falling and winter is peeking out from right around the corner. With a new year approaching, celebrations are always in the works. When gift shopping we should make the choice of doing it all locally. The Farmers Market is an easy weekly routine […]

By December 3, 2011 0 Comments Read More →