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FitView – The Stride is Right

FitView – The Stride is Right

The Stride is Right By Efren Martinez Some run, others jog and some like to stride. Why not? It’s a healthy alternative to keep moving if running or jogging isn’t your thing. I guess striding isn’t really nothing new, it’s just a fancier way to say “walking”. Although some might say I’m more of a […]

By September 22, 2018 Read More →
PrideView – Celebrate on Sept 22

PrideView – Celebrate on Sept 22

PrideView By Jo Sisemore Are you ready to celebrate equality and have a lot of fun doing it? MoPRIDE’s Pride in the Park celebration is just around the corner. The family friendly community event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community will be happening Saturday, September 22, 2018 at John Thurman Field in Modesto 1 pm to 8 […]

By September 21, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
ArtWalk – Art After Labor Day

ArtWalk – Art After Labor Day

Art View By Jim Christiansen Summer about over, most students back in school. Time to look at what’s fashionable and going on in art after Labor Day. Last month I spent a four-day working vacation showing and selling art at the Old-Fashioned Bluegrass Festival in San Benito County Historical Park near Hollister. Met quite a […]

By September 14, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
SongWriterView – Patriots, Pride and Performances

SongWriterView – Patriots, Pride and Performances

SongwriterView Patriots, Pride and Performances By Patty A. Davis We are in for a month full of celebrations reminding us of the sacrifice and service of others in the pursuit and assurance of equality, liberty and safety. Many of these events will include live entertainment. Show your appreciation for those who have selflessly served our […]

By September 14, 2018 Read More →
AllAgesView – Meet Sofia!

AllAgesView – Meet Sofia!

AllAgesView By Sofia Johnson I am Sofia Johnson, the newest editor of the all ages column. I am so excited to share a new perspective on all of the fun that goes on in this wonderful town we live in! But before that I want to talk a little about myself. As you may know, […]

By September 14, 2018 Read More →

Food & Drink

September BrewView: Corbin Cash Sweet Potato Spirits from Ground to Glass

September BrewView: Corbin Cash Sweet Potato Spirits from Ground to Glass

BrewView Corbin Cash Sweet Potato Spirits: from Ground to Glass by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell The Souza family have been established farmers since 1917, now entering its fifth generation of farmers. The Souzas are big into creating jobs, wanting to revitalize agriculture by pulling young people in to create life-long careers out of farming. […]

By August 28, 2018 Read More →
BrunchView – Who Loves Brunch?

BrunchView – Who Loves Brunch?

Community Brunch Who loves Brunch? Everybody! You can have one of the most amazing brunches, loaded with crepes, custom omelets, shrimp cocktail, fruits, pastries and so much more. The Community Brunch pulls together our whole community and 5 very important non-profits to help raise money and awareness for these organizations. Your tickets support the Salvation […]

BrewView: GO ROGUE!

BrewView: GO ROGUE!

BrewView GO ROGUE by Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell Rogue Brewing from Newport Oregon, has been taking over the taps at various California BJ’s Roadhouses. The Modesto location hosted a beer dinner in their honor on August 20th to “Go Rogue” and we were delighted by the event start to finish. At only $40 per […]

By August 21, 2018 Read More →
Edible Extravaganza Celebrates 32 Years

Edible Extravaganza Celebrates 32 Years

Center for Human Services Celebrates 32nd Annual Edible Extravaganza! Center for Human Services’ Edible Extravaganza is back! This year, Edible Extravaganza celebrates 32 years as the Central Valley’s most-anticipated food and beverage show. Last year, more than 1,200 people attended this signature event, with this year’s event projected to be just as popular. The 32nd Edible Extravaganza […]

By August 8, 2018 Read More →
BrewView: Corbin Cash Cocktails at the Stanislaus County Fair

BrewView: Corbin Cash Cocktails at the Stanislaus County Fair

BrewView: Corbin Cash Cocktails at the Stanislaus County Fair by Brandilyn Brown The animals, the rides, the music, the exhibits, and THE COCKTAILS. If you don’t think of cocktails when you think of the fair, you’re going to change your mind! Corbin Cash is new to the fair, hailing from Atwater. Created, owned and operated […]

By July 16, 2018 Read More →

Event Calendar

BrewView: Corbin Cash Cocktails at the Stanislaus County Fair

BrewView: Corbin Cash Cocktails at the Stanislaus County Fair

BrewView: Corbin Cash Cocktails at the Stanislaus County Fair by Brandilyn Brown The animals, the rides, the music, the exhibits, and THE COCKTAILS. If you don’t think of cocktails when you think of the fair, you’re going to change your mind! Corbin Cash is new to the fair, hailing from Atwater. Created, owned and operated […]

By July 16, 2018 Read More →
5 questions with Josephine Johnson

5 questions with Josephine Johnson

5 questions with Josephine Johnson Written by Monica Barber   As a singer-songwriter, Josephine Johnson has continued to create music that resonates with the hearts of her listeners. Josephine is a talented instrumentalist switching between ukulele and guitar in her live performances. More often than not her songs are an insight into her life and tell the tales […]

By June 21, 2018 Read More →
5 Questions with The Spicy Latina, Serena Gamboa

5 Questions with The Spicy Latina, Serena Gamboa

5 Questions with The Spicy Latina, Serena Gamboa By Monica Barber   Some people have a better knack at being completely comfortable with themselves than others are. They’re the types who are at ease instantly in a new situation, and seem as natural to the environment the way the sun looks perfect no matter where […]

By June 11, 2018 Read More →
NonProfit View: A Daughter’s Role Model

NonProfit View: A Daughter’s Role Model

NonProfit View: A Daughter’s Rolemodel By Denette Covarrubias   A women’s heart can change the world even after she’s gone.   Thank you Patty Scott for instilling kindness and compassion in the heart and mind of your daughter, Alana Scott; president and founding member of Women’s Education & Leadership League (WELL).  The summer you helped your […]

By May 1, 2018 Read More →
GeekView: Star Wars and Comics

GeekView: Star Wars and Comics

GeekView: Star Wars and Comics By Middagh Goodwin This month marks the 41st Anniversary of the release of Star Wars. On May the Fourth at 5 pm we will celebrate our connection to this Galaxy Far, Far Away with Star Wars Day in the 10th Street Plaza. Bring the entire family out and be amazed […]

By April 30, 2018 Read More →

Music

SongWriterView – Patriots, Pride and Performances

SongWriterView – Patriots, Pride and Performances

SongwriterView Patriots, Pride and Performances By Patty A. Davis We are in for a month full of celebrations reminding us of the sacrifice and service of others in the pursuit and assurance of equality, liberty and safety. Many of these events will include live entertainment. Show your appreciation for those who have selflessly served our […]

By September 14, 2018 Read More →
Unplugged View – Hot Club Time Machine

Unplugged View – Hot Club Time Machine

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Hot Club Time Machine My friend Marie Maxfield is as devoted to her art as any musician I’ve ever met. She can play most every instrument in the orchestra. She plays with symphonies all over the county and in the Bay Area. She played onstage the day after bringing a […]

By September 7, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
BluesView: End of Summer

BluesView: End of Summer

BluesView: End of Summer By Earl Matthews Hello everyone and welcome to the end of summer! Let’s get into this months Blues shows. Finishing out this seasons run of Sunday Blues and BBQ’s at the Hotel Ledger is Jeramy Norris and the Dangerous Mood. This is a really nice spot and I highly recommend you […]

By September 5, 2018 Read More →
Red Tie Arts presents Foreverland

Red Tie Arts presents Foreverland

Foreverland, a 14 piece Michael Jackson tribute band to perform inat Lakewood Memorial Park on Saturday, September 29, as part of the fundraising efforts for Red Tie Arts.  Modesto, CA.  Red Tie Arts, after a tremendously successful 3rd Summer Concert series held at the Lucca Winery in Ripon, is thrilled to announce the return of […]

By September 5, 2018 Read More →
Patriots, Pride and Performance

Patriots, Pride and Performance

SONGWRITERVIEW: Patriots, Pride and Performances By Patty A Davis   We are in for a month full of celebrations reminding us of the sacrifice and service of others in the pursuit and assurance of equality, liberty and safety. Many of these events will include live entertainment. Show your appreciation for those who have selflessly served […]

By September 1, 2018 Read More →

Stage Art

Firestorm2018 Art Signing

Firestorm2018 Art Signing

“FIRESTORM 2018″ ART SIGNING AND SHOWING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST– OCTOBER 15TH -AT SONORA’S JOE’S COFFEE EMPORIUM & GALLERY Sonora Joe’s Coffee Emporium is located at 140 South Washington Street, Sonora, CA (209) 533-4455 General times for art exhibit: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (call first) SONORA- Artist oil painter- Patrick Michael Karnahan will be exhibiting his latest […]

By August 31, 2018 Read More →
ArtView – Hot August Nights

ArtView – Hot August Nights

Art View By Jim Christiansen I hope Hot August Nights aren’t as hot as July Art Walk. But rain or shine, downtown Third Thursday Art Walk goes on. In case you missed it, there is some carryover into August for show openings you might missed. First one to close is the Celebration of Fiber Arts […]

ArtView: Hot August Art

ArtView: Hot August Art

Art View – August 2018 By Jim Christiansen I hope Hot August Nights aren’t as hot as July Art Walk.  But rain or shine, downtown Third Thursday Art Walk goes on.  In case you missed it, there is some carryover into August for show openings you might missed.  First one to close is the Celebration […]

By August 3, 2018 Read More →
The Best Month of Summer

The Best Month of Summer

SONGWRITERVIEW: The Best Month of Summer By Patty Castillo Davis After months of sweltering conditions, we finally feel a tempering in the weather and a swell in music festivals. You know what I mean, dirty feet, mosquito bites, stringed instruments like you’ve never seen before, 11 part harmonies, smoke for days and memories. A whole […]

ComedyView: It’s Hot

ComedyView: It’s Hot

ComedyView: It’s Hot By Felicia Aleman Hello, hello, hello. It’s August, it’s hot, I’m over summer and want my hair dry. You too? Go to a show–air conditioning is included with admission. Might I suggest you check out an open mic? Open mics are a place where anyone can show up and try comedy and […]

By August 1, 2018 Read More →

Community

Local Racer Wins 2018 NASA Championship

Local Racer Wins 2018 NASA Championship

Local Racer Wins 2018 NASA National Championship Modesto’s James Devenport drives to victory in Super Unlimited class  Austin, Texas, September 21, 2018 — James Devenport of Modesto, Calif., won the Super Unlimited class championship last weekend at the 2018 National Auto Sport Association National Championships presented by Toyo Tires. More than 450 amateur and professional drivers […]

By September 23, 2018 Read More →
Brave, Bold & Beautiful

Brave, Bold & Beautiful

Motivational speaker and author of the Brave, Bold and Beautiful Book Series to speak at MJC (Modesto, CA) – The Human Services Program at Modesto Junior College is sponsoring a presentation by Joslyn Gaines-Vanderpool entitled, “Live Now! The Power of Being You! Brave, Bold, and Beautiful” on Thursday, October 4, at 5:30 p.m. in Forum 102 on […]

By September 23, 2018 Read More →
FitView – The Stride is Right

FitView – The Stride is Right

The Stride is Right By Efren Martinez Some run, others jog and some like to stride. Why not? It’s a healthy alternative to keep moving if running or jogging isn’t your thing. I guess striding isn’t really nothing new, it’s just a fancier way to say “walking”. Although some might say I’m more of a […]

By September 22, 2018 Read More →
AllAgesView – Meet Sofia!

AllAgesView – Meet Sofia!

AllAgesView By Sofia Johnson I am Sofia Johnson, the newest editor of the all ages column. I am so excited to share a new perspective on all of the fun that goes on in this wonderful town we live in! But before that I want to talk a little about myself. As you may know, […]

By September 14, 2018 Read More →
Unplugged View – Hot Club Time Machine

Unplugged View – Hot Club Time Machine

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Hot Club Time Machine My friend Marie Maxfield is as devoted to her art as any musician I’ve ever met. She can play most every instrument in the orchestra. She plays with symphonies all over the county and in the Bay Area. She played onstage the day after bringing a […]

By September 7, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

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