Weekly Greeting

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StageView – Gathering Place Needed

StageView – Gathering Place Needed

StageView By Chris Murphy We need a community gathering place. This summer, when we were planning the 2018 Music in the Plaza series, we were struggling on how to make this more of an event, where more people can gather and enjoy and see the band better. A stage, or some kind of community platform/ […]

By July 2, 2018 Read More →
GoModesto – Hoops 3 x 3

GoModesto – Hoops 3 x 3

HoopsView 3 on 3 is coming to MJC on July 28! This is going to be a special Hoop Source tournament to raise funds for MJC Basketball Scholarships. Produced by Savannah Williams, this event is going to be fun. There are special categories for Jr High and High school teams, there will be free throw […]

GreetingsView – Happy July Modesto

GreetingsView – Happy July Modesto

Happy July Modesto By Chris Murphy Greetings Friends It is a red-hot sizzling summer in so many ways. It feels like it’s the 4th of July all month long. There are fun events, BBQs, parades, fairs, live music in the plazas, rock and roll on the patios and new splash pads. We are on the […]

By July 2, 2018 Read More →
AllAmericanView – Don Monaco

AllAmericanView – Don Monaco

Modesto All American – Don Monaco Don Monaco is one of the fastest men in Modesto. Don Monaco has been racing fast all of his life. Don’s first car was a Model T that be bought when was 12 for $ 7. Son of a peach farmer, Don was a self starter all of his […]

Unplugged View – The Haldane Effect

Unplugged View – The Haldane Effect

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan The Haldane Effect Loud Indian dance music and acoustic groups don’t mesh very well. I learned this the hard way on an April afternoon a few years ago, when I hosted a segment of MUMfest on a coffeehouse patio. Little did we know that an Indian cultural group had rented […]

InterView American Made Ingenuity

InterView American Made Ingenuity

InterView American Made Ingenuity – Eli Lester By Chris Murphy From the blues, rockabilly, to chrome, steel and environmental lubricants, Eli is the classic renaissance man. Born and raised here in Modesto, Eli went to Davis High and earned a degree from San Francisco State. Eli lives life surrounded by his wife Jaci and their […]

By July 2, 2018 Read More →
Music in the Plaza July

Music in the Plaza July

July Music in the Plaza is Rockin! By Middagh Goodwin Wow, we have been getting some amazing crowds for Music in the Plaza, thank you all for coming out and bringing your friends. It is so great to see people dancing and enjoying some of the areas talented musicians. July 6th we kick things off […]

ChefView – The Scene to be Seen

ChefView – The Scene to be Seen

Chef View The Modesto Scene’s” Hottest Place to “Be Seen By Tasha Williams ATTENTION: NEW HOTSPOT ALERT! Whether you’re eating, drinking, and/or socializing, lately, Skewers Restaurant is the hottest place to “Be” and to “Be seen”! If you are a native of Modesto, then you are fully aware that Skewers Restaurant is not new; only […]

By July 2, 2018 Read More →
YESView – The New YES Company

YESView – The New YES Company

YesView By Chris Murphy YES Company is truly a civic treasure. Some of the YES alumni have gone on to do great things in TV and film and it just goes to show how important it is to get kids on stage, performing and confident at an early age. Created and lead by Melanie Wyatt, […]

AllAgesView – Firefighting Dreams

AllAgesView – Firefighting Dreams

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson “Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. ” –Albert Einstein Not only does Modesto’s Max Raymond have a dream, but he also has the facts! At the age of four, Max had an encounter […]

By June 29, 2018 Read More →
GlobalView – Mobility in Mongolia

GlobalView – Mobility in Mongolia

GlobalView By Chris Murphy Mobility in Mongolia There are parts of the world that don’t necessarily have the resources what we do, but nevertheless, they have the same needs. In many cases, the issue of disability or lack of mobility can mean the difference between life and death, especially in developing countries. Hope Haven West, […]

ParadeView – Celebrate the 4th!

ParadeView – Celebrate the 4th!

Fourth of July View By Chris Murphy Modesto has a special place in all things 4th of July since 1974. For 144 years, Modesto USA has hosted a 4th of July Parade, making it one of the longest running in the western USA. Held on the 4th, the Modesto Fourth Parade brings out thousands of […]

JazzView – July R&B Fun

JazzView – July R&B Fun

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson What’s new with Jazz and the Blues News? If you luv music you’re gonna love this And the summer rolls on and it’s time to go to summer camp, Coop Camp Sierra is a destination I have gone to since I was 12 years old every year. First girl friend, carving […]

By June 28, 2018 Read More →
BargainView – Hello July!

BargainView – Hello July!

BargainView By Monica Barber Hello July! Hope you’re ready for the Summer, Modesto because it’s ready for you. Today finds Ms. M by the pool sipping iced tea and reading a murder mystery. She’s been trying her hand at the Summer Reading Challenge at the Downtown Modesto Library this year. Good news dolls, the challenge […]

By June 28, 2018 Read More →
FW: GoModesto – The Chill List

FW: GoModesto – The Chill List

Go Modesto The Chill List – July 21 The Ill List is one of our favorite events each year. Not only do we get an amazing line up of national caliber slam poets, the Ill List team makes an amazing sponsor commercial. This year, they are doing something new called the Chill List. The Chill […]