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Turlock High Wins Mock Trail

Turlock High Wins Mock Trail

Turlock High School Wins Stanislaus County Mock TrialsStudent teams from local high schools had their day in court. The annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials was virtual this year due to COVID-19. Virtual trials, via Zoom, took place on January 26, February 2, 9, and 11. The top two teams competed in the Championship Round on […]

By February 19, 2021 Read More →
Tech View

Tech View

TechView By Chris Murphy There is a big shift happening in the world right now as literally the entire world has changed some big habits and large numbers of people are shifting locations, enabled by a new digital work-style.  Tech leaders are buying up most of Lake Tahoe real estate accelerating and already steep price […]

By February 17, 2021 Read More →
MSO Virtual Concert March 18

MSO Virtual Concert March 18

MODESTO SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT VIRTUAL CONCERT MARCH 18 MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra (MSYO), led by Music Director Ryan Murray, will stream their virtual Spring Concert on Thursday, March 18 at 7:00 pm on the Modesto Symphony YouTube channel. The virtual concert will feature both MSYO orchestras performing movements from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and Dvořák’s […]

By February 17, 2021 Read More →
Stanislaus County Region Transit Agencies Offering Free Transit During Go Green Week

Stanislaus County Region Transit Agencies Offering Free Transit During Go Green Week

Stanislaus County Region Transit Agencies Offering Free Transit During Go Green Week Modesto, CA — The three transit providers in Stanislaus County, including Modesto Area Express (MAX), Stanislaus County Regional Transit (StaRT), and Turlock Transit announced today that all rides on all fixed-route buses will be free for passengers during Go Green Week (March 14-20, […]

By February 16, 2021 Read More →
In Memoriam – Pete Hischier & Bob DeLeon

In Memoriam – Pete Hischier & Bob DeLeon

In Memoriam By Chris Murphy How many times have you been asked if you actually know someone that got COVID, or worse yet, did you know someone who died? This has happened more than we would like to remember There are so many tragic stories and there are deaths that we have not been able […]

By February 11, 2021 0 Comments Read More →

Food & Drink

Food & Wine View: The Patio is the New Star!

Food & Wine View: The Patio is the New Star!

Food and Drink View: The Patio is the New Star! By Chris Murphy Well, the bars are not open and what do we do?  Yes, I know you want to go bar hopping as much as I do, but we just can’t.   So, how do we enjoy our favorite libations during this time?  Yes, friends, […]

By February 9, 2021 Read More →
Crab and Go

Crab and Go

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

By February 1, 2021 Read More →
Crab Feed

Crab Feed

8th ANNUAL OAKDALE CRAB FEED TICKETS ON SALE TO BENEFIT OAKDALE RESIDENTS  WHO:               Center for Human Services Oakdale Family Resource and Counseling Center (FRC)  WHAT:              Crab Feed fundraiser to raise money for the Oakdale FRC’s numerous programs for children, families and individuals. The Oakdale FRC will be celebrating their 10-year anniversary in 2021. This year the Crab Feed is drive-thru or delivery, but […]

By January 17, 2021 Read More →
FoodView – The Boardroom Gets Back to its Roots

FoodView – The Boardroom Gets Back to its Roots

Food View By Chris Murphy I have been a fan of The Boardroom since it was a blueprint many years ago. I have had many a cocktails, great lunches and even had our first May the 4th Celebration there. Owner Roman Wagner is one of the best in our region about creating a theme for […]

By December 3, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
BarView – Holiday Treats

BarView – Holiday Treats

By Chris Murphy Well the weather outside is frightful, but cocktail season can still be delightful. America is going to learn what Europe has known all along; outside dining and café seating is part of our year-round experience now. We call it #cafelife. As we get into winter, we look for some of those amazing […]

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Event Calendar

GoModesto: VMI Rocks

GoModesto: VMI Rocks

Roberts auto sales are sponsoring VMI free drive-in concert at John Thurman Field on March 14, 10 am until 10 pm, in conjunction with the State Theatre. All of the bands in the January/March Valley Music Institute session will perform. The event is free to the public, you drive your car into the parking lot […]

By February 26, 2021 Read More →
Sounds of the Valley

Sounds of the Valley

ModestoView will be hosting a virtual fundraiser for Modesto’s community radio station KCBP 95.5 FM on Saturday, March 20th starting at 12 pm on our Facebook page. 13 local artists will be performing including MAMA winners The Poorhouse Millionaires, The Flowers, Patty Castillo Davis along with Third Party, Blues Box Bayou Band, Koala & the […]

By February 26, 2021 Read More →
MSO Virtual Concert March 18

MSO Virtual Concert March 18

MODESTO SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT VIRTUAL CONCERT MARCH 18 MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra (MSYO), led by Music Director Ryan Murray, will stream their virtual Spring Concert on Thursday, March 18 at 7:00 pm on the Modesto Symphony YouTube channel. The virtual concert will feature both MSYO orchestras performing movements from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and Dvořák’s […]

By February 17, 2021 Read More →
THIRD ANNUAL VALLEY AGTECH SUMMIT

THIRD ANNUAL VALLEY AGTECH SUMMIT

THIRD ANNUAL VALLEY AGTECH SUMMIT  TO BE HELD ONLINE MARCH 23 & 24, 2021 Event to Accelerate Innovation in Central Valley Agriculture  by Highlighting New Technologies and Workforce Readiness MODESTO, Calif., February 9, 2021 – The Third Annual Central Valley Ag Technology Summit – this year entitled “Adapt & Thrive” will focus on the changing face of […]

By February 12, 2021 Read More →
LoveView

LoveView

LoveView By Chris Murphy There is nothing you can do that can’t be done Nothing you can sing that isn’t sung Nothing you can do that you can never feel inside.  It’s easy.    All You Need is Love.  The Beatles  – 1967 First off, no matter what your significant other says.  “It’s no biggie, we […]

By February 11, 2021 Read More →

Music

GoModesto: VMI Rocks

GoModesto: VMI Rocks

Roberts auto sales are sponsoring VMI free drive-in concert at John Thurman Field on March 14, 10 am until 10 pm, in conjunction with the State Theatre. All of the bands in the January/March Valley Music Institute session will perform. The event is free to the public, you drive your car into the parking lot […]

By February 26, 2021 Read More →
Sounds of the Valley

Sounds of the Valley

ModestoView will be hosting a virtual fundraiser for Modesto’s community radio station KCBP 95.5 FM on Saturday, March 20th starting at 12 pm on our Facebook page. 13 local artists will be performing including MAMA winners The Poorhouse Millionaires, The Flowers, Patty Castillo Davis along with Third Party, Blues Box Bayou Band, Koala & the […]

By February 26, 2021 Read More →
MSO Virtual Concert March 18

MSO Virtual Concert March 18

MODESTO SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT VIRTUAL CONCERT MARCH 18 MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra (MSYO), led by Music Director Ryan Murray, will stream their virtual Spring Concert on Thursday, March 18 at 7:00 pm on the Modesto Symphony YouTube channel. The virtual concert will feature both MSYO orchestras performing movements from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and Dvořák’s […]

By February 17, 2021 Read More →
Jazz Blues View: Soul Vaccination

Jazz Blues View: Soul Vaccination

Jazz/Blues View: Time to Get Your Soul Vaccination!By Eric Benson Alright my peeps time for all of us to get our Soul Vaccination. Tower of Power said it best; “All across the nation people been catch’ honkypox, when you get the notion Towers’s got the potion-you might look in to get yourself in motion…Everybody get […]

By February 4, 2021 Read More →
SongwriterView: I’ll Have To Say I Love You In A Song

SongwriterView: I’ll Have To Say I Love You In A Song

SongwriterView: I’ll Have to Say l Love You in a SongBy Patty Castillo Davis Ahhhhhh, February.A month which brings to mind African American history, valentines, presidents and groundhogs. We are also nearing the grim anniversary of California’s first cases of the Coronavirus which led to Governor Newsom initiating a statewide order to shelter at home. […]

By February 3, 2021 Read More →

Stage Art

StageView

StageView

Set in New York during WWII, a lone soldier explores the city with only a 48-hour pass before shipping out overseas. A chance encounter with a young lady results in them spending two days together, and along with a friendly milkman, the sites and sounds of the city provide a backdrop for them falling in […]

By February 10, 2021 Read More →
Arts Champion Tony Mistlin

Arts Champion Tony Mistlin

Arts Champion – Tony Mistlin  By David Schroeder It’s been a rough year for all of us coping with COVID-19.  At Mistlin Gallery it has meant being open, then closed; making a schedule and then rescheduling; planning and replanning.  And still, there’s no clear end in sight.  But our mood remains upbeat and we look […]

By February 10, 2021 Read More →
Arts Grants Given

Arts Grants Given

Grants made to arts organizations supporting people of color Although COVID-19 has put a damper on many arts activities, our local chapter, Stanislaus Arts has not been inactive. To support the arts through this time of crisis, The National Endowment for the Arts made funds available to keep artists and arts organizations somewhat functional through […]

By February 4, 2021 Read More →
ArtView: Love and Art

ArtView: Love and Art

ArtViewBy Jim Christiansen Valentine’s Day, President’s Day, the Abbreviated month of February is upon us. A shortlist of open venues, and art events in the age of pandemic make this column a challenge to write. Not a lot of changes since last monthHope springs with the vaccine rollout. As one of the senior artists 65 […]

By January 31, 2021 Read More →
MSO Present Virtual Recital

MSO Present Virtual Recital

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT   PIANIST STEPHEN HOUGH VIRTUAL RECITAL JANUARY 14  MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will present a virtual recital featuring renowned pianist Stephen Hough and hosted by Associate Conductor Ryan Murray on Thursday, January 14 at 7:00 pm. The virtual performance will feature a variety of works by Bach, Schumann, and Liszt.   “We were lucky […]

By January 5, 2021 Read More →

Community

GoModesto: VMI Rocks

GoModesto: VMI Rocks

Roberts auto sales are sponsoring VMI free drive-in concert at John Thurman Field on March 14, 10 am until 10 pm, in conjunction with the State Theatre. All of the bands in the January/March Valley Music Institute session will perform. The event is free to the public, you drive your car into the parking lot […]

By February 26, 2021 Read More →
Sounds of the Valley

Sounds of the Valley

ModestoView will be hosting a virtual fundraiser for Modesto’s community radio station KCBP 95.5 FM on Saturday, March 20th starting at 12 pm on our Facebook page. 13 local artists will be performing including MAMA winners The Poorhouse Millionaires, The Flowers, Patty Castillo Davis along with Third Party, Blues Box Bayou Band, Koala & the […]

By February 26, 2021 Read More →
Turlock High Wins Mock Trail

Turlock High Wins Mock Trail

Turlock High School Wins Stanislaus County Mock TrialsStudent teams from local high schools had their day in court. The annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials was virtual this year due to COVID-19. Virtual trials, via Zoom, took place on January 26, February 2, 9, and 11. The top two teams competed in the Championship Round on […]

By February 19, 2021 Read More →
Tech View

Tech View

TechView By Chris Murphy There is a big shift happening in the world right now as literally the entire world has changed some big habits and large numbers of people are shifting locations, enabled by a new digital work-style.  Tech leaders are buying up most of Lake Tahoe real estate accelerating and already steep price […]

By February 17, 2021 Read More →
MSO Virtual Concert March 18

MSO Virtual Concert March 18

MODESTO SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT VIRTUAL CONCERT MARCH 18 MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra (MSYO), led by Music Director Ryan Murray, will stream their virtual Spring Concert on Thursday, March 18 at 7:00 pm on the Modesto Symphony YouTube channel. The virtual concert will feature both MSYO orchestras performing movements from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 and Dvořák’s […]

By February 17, 2021 Read More →

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