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MAMAView Hot Town, Summer in the City

MAMAView Hot Town, Summer in the City

by Middagh Goodwin Hot town, summer in the city are you ready for the fun? It is going to get hot so make plans to do something fun. What about Concert in the Park, the Stanislaus County Fair, a movie? Those are all fun things, but why not catch some great live local music too? […]

By July 1, 2016 Read More →
FitView: Fitness Vacation Adventures

FitView: Fitness Vacation Adventures

FitView: Fitness Vacation Adventures by Efren Martinez Let’s make the summer of 2016 a Gold Rush adventure. Back in 2001, a group of Modesto ultra runners who had participated in adventure races decided to organize similar events in the Modesto area. These ultra runners, Adrian Crane, Yitzhak Gilon, Joanne Grether, Frank Earnest  and Brien Crothers, […]

By July 1, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop-Simple Minds

Weekend Needle Drop-Simple Minds

Weekend Needle Drop-52 Weeks 52 Albums Simple Minds Sparkle in the Rain I have been a big fan of this band for years and think just about everything they released borders on brilliance. I saw Simple Minds supporting Sparkle in the Rain, so I think it is the perfect album to reflect on. They were main […]

By June 19, 2016 Read More →
EducationView: Ag in Motion Brings Careers in Agriculture to Forefront

EducationView: Ag in Motion Brings Careers in Agriculture to Forefront

Have you seen this trailer around Stanislaus County, or maybe even at El Portal in Escalon or Ripon Christian in Ripon? It’s highly possible, considering it has existed since 2007 and 11,000 students a year study Agriculture science in it. But it’s not a trailer, it’s a MOBILE CLASSROOM! It contains everything needed to teach science […]

By May 31, 2016 Read More →
Weelend Needle Drop Iron Maiden

Weelend Needle Drop Iron Maiden

Weekend Needle Drop-52 Weeks 52 Albums Iron Maiden-Number of the Beast There are very few Metal bands that do it for me. Iron Maiden is one of the few not only musically but lyrically. Steve Harris’s galloping bass line inspired so many other musicians crossing genre lines. With lyrical content inspired by movies, history and […]

By May 30, 2016 Read More →
This is your Con, Modesto!

This is your Con, Modesto!

Modesto’s Own First  Pop-Culture Convention to be held at the Modesto Centre Plaza July 9th & 10th, 2016 Tickets available online at www.modestocon.bpt.me and local comic and games shops all around Stanislaus Co. The city of Modesto has earned its fame as the home of geek culture icons such as George Lucas (known for “American […]

By May 18, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop-Secret Affair

Weekend Needle Drop-Secret Affair

Weekend Needle Drop-52 Weeks 52 Albums SECRET AFFAIR-GLORY BOYS Sire Records Glory Boys was the first of three albums released by the Mod Revival band SECRET AFFAIR. Released in 1979 on I Spy in the UK and 1980  on Sire Records in the US. This is a promotional copy I bought for $2.99 at Replay […]

Weekend Needle Drop-TOKYO SKA PARADISE ORCHESTRA

Weekend Needle Drop-TOKYO SKA PARADISE ORCHESTRA

I do not know if anyone even noticed that I did not do a review from my collection last week. As I am sure you all know Prince passed away and that loss affected us all in a big way. I thought about doing two reviews to make up for it this week, but have […]

By April 30, 2016 Read More →
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By April 13, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop-The English Beat

Weekend Needle Drop-The English Beat

Weekend Needle Drop-52 Weeks 52 Albums The Beat-I Just Can’t Stop It May 1980 The Beat(English Beat in the US) are a 2Tone SKA Pop band from the UK. I just Can’t Stop It was the first release by the Band on Go Feet in the UK and Sire in the US.  Rolling Stone called […]

By April 10, 2016 Read More →
The Weekend Needle Drop-Madness One Step Beyond

The Weekend Needle Drop-Madness One Step Beyond

  The Weekend Needle Drop-52 Weeks 52 Albums Madness-One Step Beyond Stiff/NOVA Portugal Release 1979 Madness is one of my favorite bands, easily in my all time top 5. The first time I heard the Baritone Sax on the tittle track I was hooked. It is not often that an instrumental will draw me into […]

By April 3, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop-Troublemakers

Weekend Needle Drop-Troublemakers

THE WEEKEND NEEDLE DROP 52 Weeks 52 Albums Troublemakers-Compilation Warner/Reprise Released 1980 Before the internet the Compilation Album was a great way to find out about music. An inexpensive way for a record label to get the word out about their artist. Be it a genre related release or label centric, as a consumer you […]

By March 26, 2016 Read More →
New Careers Blossom at Modesto’s HIREvent

New Careers Blossom at Modesto’s HIREvent

New Careers Blossom at Modesto’s HIREvent (MODESTO) – Spring is a time for new growth, and job seekers looking for a fresh start will find opportunities in abundance at Modesto’s HIREvent on Tuesday, March 29th. People looking for a new job or a better career can connect with private and public-sector organizations eager to fill […]

By March 22, 2016 Read More →
The Weekend Needle Drop-SHOGUN ASSASSIN O.S.T.

The Weekend Needle Drop-SHOGUN ASSASSIN O.S.T.

The Weekend Needle Drop-52 Weeks 52 Albums Shogun Assassin Original Soundtrack-Mark Lindsay/W. Michael Lewis(The Wonderland Philharmonic Orchestra) This record is the stuff of legends, especially in the Hip Hop community. It was a very limited promotional only vinyl release back in 1980.  It has since been released as a bootleg in the UK and most recently […]

By March 19, 2016 Read More →
Scenic Drive In is Back and Tastier Than Ever

Scenic Drive In is Back and Tastier Than Ever

It has been six months since Scenic Drive In was closed due to a fire. Today, they are back open for business and the ViewCrew was there. We couldn’t wait to be some of the first people to have a Knock Out Burger. Can we say they were tastier then we remembered?! Scenic Drive In […]

By March 9, 2016 Read More →