Author Archive: Chris Murphy

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.

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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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SkiView

SkiView

SKI Modesto Wow, what kind of great gift did we get in January? A ton of new snow, that’s what. It is so good to have our local resorts open. You may have caught this news, but Dodge and Bear are now owned by the same company. I know that there are Dodge people and […]

By February 4, 2024 0 Comments Read More →
Go Modesto – JCBB12

Go Modesto – JCBB12

Celebrate Johnny Cash The Wrong Doers’ Band and the Prospect Theater continue their 12-year tradition of celebrating the birth of the “Man in Black” by hosting their “Johnny Cash Birthday Bash”. This popular night of music, dancing and drinks serves as a fundraiser to support the Prospect Theater Project. This event is known to sell […]

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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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BargainView- With Love, February

BargainView- With Love, February

By Monica Barber February is a busy month. It marks the start of Black History Month, it heralds in the Lunar New Year, it encourages everyone to love a little on Valentine’s Day, there’s a groundhog and past presidents’ with holidays and this year there’s an extra day at the end. Ms. M isn’t reliving […]

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InterView – Brian Sanders

InterView – Brian Sanders

Dr, Brian Sanders President, Modesto Junior College Modesto Junior College is a treasure. Community colleges are one of the true lifebloods in our country. I am a believer that education is so very important and the quest for knowledge is paramount. It’s our job to learn about and understand how the world works in addition […]

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PerformingView – Lights, Action, Go

PerformingView – Lights, Action, Go

PerformingView By Chris Murphy Things are ramping up again for the season in our local performing arts community. There are full schedules on our local stages and there is so much to see and experience across our county and into the foothills. One thing is for sure, there is something for everyone. So let’s get […]

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PoetryView

PoetryView

Three-line poems don’t sound like much, but a good haiku can pack a punch! A haiku is a small poem with immense power that resonates far beyond its words. I think of Modesto in the same way: a small town with immense power that can resonate far beyond the boundaries of the 99 freeway. Publishing […]

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GoModesto – Marathon Volunteers Needed

GoModesto – Marathon Volunteers Needed

Modesto Marathon is coming March 24 Athletes from all over the USA will be racing on our flat, fast course. Let’s make sure they enjoy their Modesto experience. Marathon Volunteers are needed for registration and check in, course marshals, finish line support and more. Packet pick up and expo will be at the Graffiti USA […]

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PhotoView – Global Contest

PhotoView – Global Contest

PhotoView By Chris Murphy A few years ago, local photographer David Shroeder and John Griswold created Focus on Havana, a gala event that celebrated places like Cuba. This evolved into FotoModesto showcasing local photographers with a common theme. Today, this event is now the Stanislaus County Photo Contest by StanArts that will be presented this […]

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Valentine’s View

Valentine’s View

Valentine’s View By Chris Murphy Romance is in the air and there are more ways to celebrate romance. Very important to know that it is so important to love yourself first. You don’t need anyone else to validate who you are and what you can be. Find yourself some romance and love whomever you want […]

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BigView – Almond Beauty & Tasty Treats

BigView – Almond Beauty & Tasty Treats

BigView By Chris Murphy It’s Almond Blossom season and people from all over the world will be coming to the Modesto area to enjoy one of natures most beautiful scenes. Just like cherry blossoms in Japan or Washington DC, or the turning of the leaves in New England, a similar experience can be found here […]

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Black History Month Highlights

Black History Month Highlights

Black History Month By Chris Murphy, Savannah Williams, and Margaret James Modesto has such a rich and diverse culture, and that’s a great thing. The more we know and understand each other and recognize and respect our history; it’s good for our community. There are many ways to engage, understand and team up. Empowerment Luncheon […]

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HavenView – Stop Abuse Now

HavenView – Stop Abuse Now

By Chris Murphy Walk A Mile Team Fundraising Our high heels are on and we are training to “Walk a Mile” in her shoes. Why? We are walking to raise money and awareness to stop sexual abuse and domestic violence. There is no room for abuse in our society and we have to walk for […]

By February 4, 2024 0 Comments Read More →
Modesto Garden Club Centinnial Time Capsule / Mon. Feb. 12

Modesto Garden Club Centinnial Time Capsule / Mon. Feb. 12

Modesto Garden Club Centennial Celebrations Begin with Time Capsule Ground Breaking On Mon. Feb.12 , 2024 exactly 100 years after it was founded, the Modesto Garden Club, Inc. will begin a year of celebrations to mark its 100th year. On that date at 10 a.m. the club is holding a Ground Breaking Ceremony to bury […]

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