By January 22, 2012 Read More →

Where Were You in ’62?

Where were you in 62? If you were a part of the original “drag” on 10th and 11th, frequented Burge’s and Al’s, Raced on Blue Gum, Rose Ave or Paradise, shaving creamed car windows or just drove up and down 10th and 11th, we want to talk to you. You are the legends that George Lucas wrote about and brought to life in American Graffiti. Modesto High and Downey classes of 53-62 were lucky to be in the glory days of the cruise. Call ModestoView to tell us your story at 209-534-1704 or email us at so we can make you a Graffiti Cruise Legend. Modesto USA is a Classic American City and the Legends of the Cruise are the people that created our story. Thank you.



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About the Author:

Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.