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Results of the 40th Annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials Competition 

Results of the 40th Annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials Competition 

Results of the 40th Annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials Competition        The annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials event took place on January 30, February 6, 8 & 13 at the Stanislaus County Courthouse, 800 11th Street, Modesto. The championship round was held at the Stanislaus County Office of Education on February 20.   Nine Stanislaus County […]

By February 21, 2024 Read More →
Spring Garden Tour

Spring Garden Tour

Modesto Garden Club Spring Garden Tour – Beautifying and Serving the Community for 100 Years On Sat. April 20, 2024 the Modesto Garden Club, Inc. will host the annual Spring Garden Tour. The theme is Beautifying and Serving the Community for 100 Years. The Modesto Garden Club hosted its first Spring Garden Tour back in […]

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ZenView – Year of the Dragon

ZenView – Year of the Dragon

Happy New Year of the Wood Dragon By Mary Layton The year of the Wood Dragon begins February 10th, 2024 and ends on January 28th, 2025. It is the most popular zodiac animal in the Chinese Horoscope. In Chinese culture a Dragon is a mythical, supreme being that brings good luck. Couples want to have […]

By February 11, 2024 0 Comments Read More →
SuperView

SuperView

Super Sunday – February 11 This is it friends. For all football fans, this is the end of a fun season and the big showdown will be crazy. The playoffs weren’t finished when we went to press, but hopefully your team made it. Kick off is at 3:30 and don’t miss the pregame fun and […]

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Graffiti USA Education Room Transformation

Graffiti USA Education Room Transformation

Education Room Transformation By:  Carly Russell The Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum’s Education Room recently received a generous donation of furnished work and materials, transforming this space into a remarkable showcase.  Technical Engineered Coatings Inc. of Folsom, California, donated $50,000 towards this project, while West Coast Industrial Flooring of Rancho Cordova, California, contributed $25,000.   […]

By February 6, 2024 Read More →

Food & Drink

CrabFeed Season

CrabFeed Season

Is there a better more mouthwatering way to satiate your appetite? Not just for a delicious night out but also for giving to great causes. It is Crab Feed Season and it seems like every Non-Profit is hungry for donations and is boiling water and melting butter. These events are some of the biggest fundraisers for very […]

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FoodView – D’Forno In Downtown

FoodView – D’Forno In Downtown

By Chris Murphy Four-cheese Tortellini, Mediterranean Pesto Chicken, Cioppino, Lamp Chops, Coconut prawns, and flaming Saganaki cheese. These tastes are amazing. Rich, perfect pasta, worlds of spice and nice portions are what greet you when you dine at D’Forno in Downtown Modesto. Besides being a great new restaurant, D’Forno has great roots here in our […]

By December 29, 2023 0 Comments Read More →
KidsView Winter Break Fun Cookie Decorating Kits

KidsView Winter Break Fun Cookie Decorating Kits

KidsView Winter Break Fun Cookie Decorating Kits In the “Winter Fun” series, we will introduce you to some seriously awesome things to do with your kiddos over winter break. Seasonal things (or in the warm indoors!) to keep your littles entertained for 3 whole weeks.  One of our favorite things to do at home is decorating […]

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BrewView Seasonal Libations
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2023. Holiday Preview

2023. Holiday Preview

Holiday Preview By Chris Murphy It’s the season to get into the spirit of the season and it will be here before you know it. Take a look at some of the really cool happenings coming up and things happening in November. Check out our round up of Holiday events and if you don’t see […]

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Event Calendar

MSO Performs Gershwin’s An American In Paris

MSO Performs Gershwin’s An American In Paris

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS GERSHWIN’S AN AMERICAN IN PARIS AND YOUTH ORCHESTRA PERFORMS SPRING CONCERT IN FEBRUARY   February 9 & 10, 2024 – Modesto Symphony Orchestra Performs Gershwin’s An American in Paris, Dawson’s Negro Folk Symphony, and Boulanger’s D’un Matin de Printemps (Of a Spring Morning)  February 10, 2024 – Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra to perform […]

By January 9, 2024 Read More →
CrabFeed Season

CrabFeed Season

Is there a better more mouthwatering way to satiate your appetite? Not just for a delicious night out but also for giving to great causes. It is Crab Feed Season and it seems like every Non-Profit is hungry for donations and is boiling water and melting butter. These events are some of the biggest fundraisers for very […]

By January 4, 2024 Read More →
MAMAView: Rockin Holidays

MAMAView: Rockin Holidays

MAMAView: Rockin’ Holiday and Seasonal CheerBy Middagh GoodwinI hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. If you went shopping for gifts on Black Friday or Small Business Saturday, I hope you supported local businesses. It is crucial to support our locally owned establishments, including restaurants, bars, and cafes, especially those that promote local music. Rockin’ Holiday […]

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GoModesto: SKAbilly Rebels are Special

GoModesto: SKAbilly Rebels are Special

GoModesto: SKAbilly Rebels are SpecialRoddy Radiation guitarist for one of the most Iconic bands from the late 70s early 80s The Specials is kicking off his West Coast Tour at Rancho Fresco Cantina in Downtown Modesto on November 16th. Performing originals and songs he wrote for the Specials like “Rat Race,” “Hey Little Rich Girl,” […]

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BrewView: Indigeny Reserve Autumn Festival

BrewView: Indigeny Reserve Autumn Festival

BrewView: Indigeny Reserve Autumn Festival By Brandilyn & Christopher Mitchell  Nestled in the gorgeous woods of Tuolumne County in the city of Sonora, is a barn surrounded by several groves of apple trees. Those groves were purchased by Jay & Judy Watson back when Indigeny Reserve was just an idea. At first, he sold the […]

By September 30, 2023 Read More →

Music

Some Blues You Can Use Music In The Downtown

Some Blues You Can Use Music In The Downtown

Some Blues you can use, Music in the DowntownBy Eric Benson After being down a minute with Blues Monday Party we are back Feb 12th at Café Urbano. The Jan 22nd jam went well with good attendance and musicians sitting in. The band features John Burt Sax, Cortez Flores drums, Raul Slaps Bass, and myself […]

By February 4, 2024 Read More →
Szyndler’s List

Szyndler’s List

UnpluggedView: Szyndler’s Listby Aaron Rowan A few summers ago, I came up with one of the coolest ideas I’ve had as a music curator. Quite the experiment, really: a run of four monthly World Music Jams, held at the Barkin’ Dog Grill where I hosted my very first evening of music downtown over a decade […]

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MSO Performs Gershwin’s An American In Paris

MSO Performs Gershwin’s An American In Paris

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS GERSHWIN’S AN AMERICAN IN PARIS AND YOUTH ORCHESTRA PERFORMS SPRING CONCERT IN FEBRUARY   February 9 & 10, 2024 – Modesto Symphony Orchestra Performs Gershwin’s An American in Paris, Dawson’s Negro Folk Symphony, and Boulanger’s D’un Matin de Printemps (Of a Spring Morning)  February 10, 2024 – Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra to perform […]

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John McCutcheon Returns to Modesto

John McCutcheon Returns to Modesto

Six-time Grammy-nominated folk musician John McCutcheon performs his twenty-first benefit concert for the Modesto Peace/Life Center on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 7:00 pm at the Modesto Church of the Brethren, 2301 Woodland Avenue. Johnny Cash called him “the most impressive instrumentalist I’ve ever heard.” John is a master of the guitar, banjo, hammer dulcimer, piano, […]

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When I Got the Music I Got a Place to Go

When I Got the Music I Got a Place to Go

MAMAView-When I Got the Music I Got a Place to GoBy Middagh Goodwin As the East Bay Punk band sang in their song “Radio”, “When I got the music I got a place to Go, Radio, Radio, Radio, Radio,” The Selecter sang in “On My Radio”, “It’s just the same old show on my radio,” […]

By January 3, 2024 Read More →

Stage Art

Art Is In The Air

Art Is In The Air

Art View, Art is in the Air By Jim ChristiansenFebruary is the month when you might find Valentine’s Art gifts cheaper than chocolates in our downtown Art District. The galleries have art and crafter gifts at The Chartreuse Muse, Peer Recovery Art Project, Mistlin Gallery, Dragonfly Art for Life, along with Intrinsic Elements, Beads of […]

By January 31, 2024 Read More →
A Study In Starlets

A Study In Starlets

Unplugged View: A Study In StarletsBy Aaron Rowan “My life is spent in one long effort to escape from the commonplaces of existence. These little problems help me to do so.” – Sherlock Holmes. I share this sentiment with my favorite literary character, although the only crimes I’m trying to help solve are the shortage […]

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New Year New View

New Year New View

Art View: New Year New ViewBy Jim Christiansen Happy New Year. We go into 2024 with new resolutions, new activities, and changes to some longstanding traditions. Here is some of what is coming up in the Modesto Art Scene in the coming year. January 28 is the last day to enter the Stanislaus Artist Open […]

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PoetryView – Haiku Capitol of the World

PoetryView – Haiku Capitol of the World

By Sam Pierstorff Can Modesto become the Haiku Capital of the World? Every other month at LoFi Diner, Burn & Rave has been hosting an epic beatnik Poetry Night and Haiku Battle, popularizing the format and pitting haiku against haiku in a fun and inspirational battle until a winner emerges! These short form poems, which […]

By December 29, 2023 0 Comments Read More →
KidsView: Happy Artists Create Art Studio

KidsView: Happy Artists Create Art Studio

Happy Artists CreateBy Brandilyn Mitchell “Every child is an artist until he’s told he’s not an artist.” – John Lennon       It’s been pummeled into our brains that ages 0-5 are the most important for life-long development. Every parenting class hammers that into you. But there are so many nuances to that statement. It’s a […]

By December 15, 2023 Read More →

Community

Results of the 40th Annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials Competition 

Results of the 40th Annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials Competition 

Results of the 40th Annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials Competition        The annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials event took place on January 30, February 6, 8 & 13 at the Stanislaus County Courthouse, 800 11th Street, Modesto. The championship round was held at the Stanislaus County Office of Education on February 20.   Nine Stanislaus County […]

By February 21, 2024 Read More →
Spring Garden Tour

Spring Garden Tour

Modesto Garden Club Spring Garden Tour – Beautifying and Serving the Community for 100 Years On Sat. April 20, 2024 the Modesto Garden Club, Inc. will host the annual Spring Garden Tour. The theme is Beautifying and Serving the Community for 100 Years. The Modesto Garden Club hosted its first Spring Garden Tour back in […]

By February 19, 2024 Read More →
ZenView – Year of the Dragon

ZenView – Year of the Dragon

Happy New Year of the Wood Dragon By Mary Layton The year of the Wood Dragon begins February 10th, 2024 and ends on January 28th, 2025. It is the most popular zodiac animal in the Chinese Horoscope. In Chinese culture a Dragon is a mythical, supreme being that brings good luck. Couples want to have […]

By February 11, 2024 0 Comments Read More →
Graffiti USA Education Room Transformation

Graffiti USA Education Room Transformation

Education Room Transformation By:  Carly Russell The Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum’s Education Room recently received a generous donation of furnished work and materials, transforming this space into a remarkable showcase.  Technical Engineered Coatings Inc. of Folsom, California, donated $50,000 towards this project, while West Coast Industrial Flooring of Rancho Cordova, California, contributed $25,000.   […]

By February 6, 2024 Read More →
Some Blues You Can Use Music In The Downtown

Some Blues You Can Use Music In The Downtown

Some Blues you can use, Music in the DowntownBy Eric Benson After being down a minute with Blues Monday Party we are back Feb 12th at Café Urbano. The Jan 22nd jam went well with good attendance and musicians sitting in. The band features John Burt Sax, Cortez Flores drums, Raul Slaps Bass, and myself […]

By February 4, 2024 Read More →

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