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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MJC Presents Mike Vax Workshop/Clinic

MJC Presents Mike Vax Workshop/Clinic

The Modesto Junior College Director of Bands, Erik Maki, is presenting Mike Vax, internationally known trumpet artist, in a free workshop/clinic January 22 in the MJC Recital Hall, which is located in the MJC Music Bld. on Stoddard. This event is open to the public. It will be from 4:00 until 5:30. This event is […]

By January 18, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Modesto DID Delivers Downtown Modesto

Modesto DID Delivers Downtown Modesto

Go Downtown Modesto By Chris Murphy 2019 is going to be a great year in downtown Modesto. The Modesto Downtown Improvement District has been hard at work since 1965 working with the downtown business community providing a united front on issues affecting the downtown area. The DID is committed to creating a downtown Modesto that […]

By January 13, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
NewsView

NewsView

NewsView By Chris Murphy As you know, ModestoView is 100% committed to 100% positive coverage of events and activities in our community. It is also important for us to be up to date on the news and current events that impact our community and informed citizens make a positive difference. Make a point to be […]

By January 13, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Go Modesto –  Women’s March – January 19

Go Modesto – Women’s March – January 19

In solidarity with women’s marches all over the country – let’s join and march with our sisters in Modesto! We will meet at the Starbucks near the rally spot at 9:45 a.m. so we can find each other. There will then be a one hour rally that will start at 10:00 a.m. on the corner […]

By January 13, 2019 Read More →
Go Modesto – John McCutcheon, Jan 15

Go Modesto – John McCutcheon, Jan 15

John McCutcheon, six-time Grammy nominated folk musician, performs his 17th annual benefit concert for the Modesto Peace/Life Center on Tues. Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Modesto Church of the Brethren, 2301 Woodland Ave. Cindy and Mark Lemaire open. Named the “most impressive instrumentalist I’ve ever heard” by none other than Johnny Cash, folk […]

By January 13, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Operation 9-2-99 Clean Up – Jan 19

Operation 9-2-99 Clean Up – Jan 19

Operation 9-2-99 is planning a clean up on the Tuolumne River through Modesto and promote recreation opportunities. They are kicking off 2019 and their 6th year with the 47th cleanup this Saturday, January 19th from 9:00AM-NOON. Meet on Zeff Rd. between 7th St. and HWY 99 on the south bank of the river . They […]

By January 11, 2019 Read More →
Remembering Larry The Barber

Remembering Larry The Barber

Remembering Larry the Barber By Chris Murphy It is so sad that we lost Larry the Barber at the end of 2018. Larry Powell was known as the Eleventh Street Barber since 1988. He passed away on December 29, at the age of 74, exactly one month following his wife of 53 years. His original […]

By January 10, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
CrabView

CrabView

CrabView It’s a brand new year and it is a brand new crab season. Boy oh boy is this one of the tastiest time of the year and the ViewCrew are suckers for a great crab feed. Best of all, you get this delicious treat at the same time, you can help some of our […]

By January 4, 2019 Read More →
EducationView – Future City Competition

EducationView – Future City Competition

Future City Competition The future is being designed right here in Modesto. Five teams from two Stanislaus County schools will participate in the Stanislaus County Future City Practice Competition on Saturday, January 12. The final round of the competition is open to the public and begins at 11:30 AM. This event, sponsored by the Stanislaus […]

Greetings View – Happy New Year

Greetings View – Happy New Year

Greetings Modesto Friends, I hope that you had a great holiday season and are looking forward to 2019. Time has sped by this year and I get the feeling it is going to be faster this year. Each new beginning is exciting and always a good reason to take a fresh look at everything. These […]

Thank You Modesto Chamber of Commerce

Thank You Modesto Chamber of Commerce

Thank you to the Modesto Chamber of Commerce for featuring the 20th Anniversary of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group in the December progress. You can read this cool article on line at www.modchamber.org Sierra Pacific is a proud member of the Modesto Chamber of Commerce and is active and participates in many of the Chamber committees. […]

Who Likes Trader Joe’s?

Who Likes Trader Joe’s?

You know ModestoView is all about the local, but we have a soft spot for Trader Joe’s and the eclectic mix of tasty treats. There is a possibility that there we could get one in Century Center. A new group has purchased the shopping center is going to completely redo it. Century Center has been […]

By December 31, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
ThankYouView – Rockin’ Holiday

ThankYouView – Rockin’ Holiday

RockinView By Chris Murphy Yay, Rockin’ Holiday 2018 was a big success! Thanks to all that made Rockin Holiday 2018 a Rockin’ success and make it better every year. We delivered a lot of magic to the Modesto holiday season and put a lot of smiles on kids’ faces with our Rockin’ North Pole, Rockin’ […]

By December 29, 2018 Read More →
2019 Fair Dates Announced!

2019 Fair Dates Announced!

FAIR OFFICIALS CONFIRM 2019 FAIR DATES Turlock, CA (November 8, 2018) — Stanislaus County Fair officials have confirmed the dates for the 108th Fair in 2019. The Stanislaus County Fair is set to run for 10-days on July 12 – 21, 2019. “We had a very successful 2018 Fair and we are looking at different […]

By December 12, 2018 Read More →
Turkey Trot and Gobbler Walk – Resheduled for December 15

Turkey Trot and Gobbler Walk – Resheduled for December 15

Turkey Trot and Gobbler Walk scheduled for December 15 The Modesto Junior College Cross Country Team invites anyone looking for an exercise opportunity to burn off holiday calories and stress to participate in the 19th Annual Modesto Turkey Trot and Gobbler Walk on Saturday, December 15 at the Tuolumne River Regional Park in Modesto. The […]

By December 9, 2018 Read More →