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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OutsideLands Announces 2019 Line Up!

OutsideLands Announces 2019 Line Up!

OUTSIDE LANDS ANNOUNCES 2019 LINEUP by Chris Murphy We are so excited to see the new line up for San Francisco Outside Lands. This is a festival that we have not missed in 10 years and look forward to it each season. Each year, the grounds, the various lands, the variety of the music and […]

By March 26, 2019 Read More →
³I Saw the Sine² Electronic Music Concert offered at MJC

³I Saw the Sine² Electronic Music Concert offered at MJC

“I Saw the Sine”Electronic Music Concert offered at MJC The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents “I Saw the Sine” – Electronic Music Concert on Wednesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. The concert is open to the public and admission is free […]

Night of Unity

Night of Unity

It was a night of unity and community support at the Islamic Center of Modesto where people of many races, religions and beliefs all came together to show solidarity for a peaceful community and to celebrate the things we have in common. The Islamic Center of Modesto was overflowing with hundreds of people, many watching […]

WalkAMileView – Stop Domestic Violence

WalkAMileView – Stop Domestic Violence

WalkaMileView By Chris Murphy We have no use for spousal abuse. This is something that we all must stand up against and prevent sexual abuse of any kind. We must support those that protect our most vulnerable in our community. The Haven Women’s Center does work that is literally life saving in the most dangerous […]

ChampionView

ChampionView

ChampionView By Chris Murphy The ModestoView crew is so very proud of Patty Castillo Davis. Patty will be recognized as one of Stanislaus County’s Outstanding Women at a special ceremony March 9 at Greens on 10th. Patty is so very dedicated to our community and never thinks twice when she is asked to lend a […]

By March 4, 2019 Read More →
GreetingsView – Celebrate our Green

GreetingsView – Celebrate our Green

Greetings fellow Irish! March is a magic month and the possibilities can take you in a lot of directions. First, the greater Modesto area and the foothills are flat out gorgeous, so you need to get out and explore as much as possible. We are super lucky that not only do we have more events […]

By March 1, 2019 Read More →
Thank You Middagh

Thank You Middagh

ThankYouView I want to give a big shout out to my good friend and our Managing Editor Middagh Goodwin. Middagh has really taken the driver seat on this March issue. It has been a busy spring season for Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Middagh has really made a lot of things happen and his efforts […]

By March 1, 2019 Read More →
PollinatorView

PollinatorView

Go Modesto Join the LaLoma Neighborhood for a day in the garden at the first annual Modesto Pollinator Festival to about our local pollinators and for the whole family. This is a free family event to educate our community about the importance of protecting our local pollinators. There will be various organizations participating to share […]

By March 1, 2019 Read More →
BigView – All You Need is Love!

BigView – All You Need is Love!

Things we love By Chris Murphy What make something or someone special? Do you believe in love at first sight? (Yes I’m certain that it happens all the time) It could be the at Beanie Baby you got in the 90s or it is a handkerchief from your grandma or maybe the flowers from your […]

By February 14, 2019 Read More →
Operation 999 February 16th River Cleanup Event

Operation 999 February 16th River Cleanup Event

Cleanup-Details-February-2019.pdf City-of-Modesto-Adult-Waiver-2018.pdf City-of-Modesto-Minor-Waiver-2018.pdf This e-mail is a reminder to everyone about Operation 9-2-99, our project to clean up the Tuolumne River through Modesto and promote recreation opportunities. Our next cleanup is next Saturday, February 16th from 9:00AM-NOON. We will meet at a new location at Bellenita Park and Soccer Complex on John St. on the […]

By February 10, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Black History Month

Black History Month

Black History Month By John Ervin It is that time of the year where we celebrate Black History Month, which is also celebrated in Canada, United Kingdom and the Netherlands. However, in all actuality, one month out of the year does not begin to celebrate the work, life, accomplishments, achievements and challenges of African Americans […]

By February 8, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Thank you Modesto Chamber of Commerce

Thank you Modesto Chamber of Commerce

It was such an honor for ModestoView to be honored by the Modesto Chamber of Commerce as a nominee for the Chamber Member of the Year. Our mission has been, since the day we started, to Serve Civic Pride Daily” and we try to do this daily with our time, energy, words, pictures and so […]

By February 8, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
FotoView – FotoModesto Best of the Best

FotoView – FotoModesto Best of the Best

FotoView A picture is a 1000 words, and this sums up one of our favorite events of the year fotoModesto. This year, 26 local area photographers dig down in their collection to select their best photo. This year’s show is the Best of Best 2019. Organized by new Mistlin Gallery President and professional photographer David […]

By February 4, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
Valentine’s View

Valentine’s View

ValentineView By Chris Murphy There is always time for some romance. A quick date with your wife, partner or significant other is always possible. It doesn’t have to be a big deal, it can be a quick love note left on the nightstand or an extra hug and a smile. Don’t save your romance just […]

By February 4, 2019 0 Comments Read More →
GoModesto – Red Carpet at the State

GoModesto – Red Carpet at the State

GoModesto It’s Red Carpet Time! Dress in your finest Red Carpet attire and make a grand entrance as hundreds of fellow movie-goers gather for The State’s Annual Red Carpet Party. It’s a swanky affair so don your best duds and rub shoulders with your fellow A-listers (our patrons) who support The State’s cinema program year-round. […]

By February 4, 2019 0 Comments Read More →