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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VotingView – VOTE NOV 8!

VotingView – VOTE NOV 8!

VOTE! November 8 is election day. Please Vote. This is your chance to use your voice. It is a precious right and please be part of the democratic process. The worst thing for democracy is voter apathy and the future of our democracy is seriously at risk with people actually questioning the process of the […]

By November 5, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
PerformingView – Holiday Preview

PerformingView – Holiday Preview

By Chris Murphy The holiday season is right around the corner. But in the meantime, are so many great performances this month, from the Book of Mormon, to Three Dog Night & Frankie Valli, to Engelbert Humperdinck that you really need to plan out your month. There are some really cool shows that you need […]

By November 5, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
GoModesto – Turkey Trot

GoModesto – Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot This is without a doubt the best compliment to Thanksgiving Day. Before your meal, how good would it be to get dressed up, take the family and get in a 5K run or walk? Trust me, that extra helping of mashed potatoes will taste that much better after you start the […]

By November 5, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
ThanksgoivingView

ThanksgoivingView

NonProfitView – Thanksgiving Assistance By Chris Murphy There are many ways to help those that need it the most during the holidays. This is truly a day to be thankful for what we have and to make sure those that are in need get some assistance. There are many ways to help and we look […]

By November 5, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
GreetingsView – Aaah Fall

GreetingsView – Aaah Fall

Aaaaahh Fall. There is just something magic about this time of year. It is chilly when I go out each morning to pick up my newspapers. Yes, I get three newspapers, the Modesto Bee, SF Chronicle and the New York Times. A nice cool morning with a cup of coffee, flipping the pages of a […]

By November 5, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
Hope Haven Needs You

Hope Haven Needs You

Volunteers Needed-Help Build Wheelchairs December 1st through 3rd – Hope Haven West will be hosting a service extravaganza from 8:00am till 4:00pm daily. They anticipate four organized warehouse spaces, a hundred or more refurbished specialty chairs, rehab equipment and wheelchairs cleaned – wrapped – and packaged for shipping, parts arranged for an assembly line for […]

By October 26, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
VotingView – November 8

VotingView – November 8

VOTE! November 8 is election day. Please Vote. This is your chance to use your voice. It is a precious right and please be part of the democratic process. The worst thing for democracy is voter apathy and the future of our democracy is seriously at risk with people actually questioning the process of the […]

By October 26, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
PerformingView – November Specials

PerformingView – November Specials

By Chris Murphy The holiday season is right around the corner. But in the meantime, are so many great performances this month, from the Book of Mormon, to Three Dog Night & Frankie Valli, to Engelbert Humperdinck that you really need to plan out your month. There are some really cool shows that you need […]

By October 26, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
SkiAbilities View `

SkiAbilities View `

It’s powder time. One of Modesto’s holiday traditions that rings in the new ski season is the Society of disAbilities annual prevention of the new Warren Miller ski film. Every year, the Warren Miller film is amazing and this year is now exception. The new film Daymaker is super vivid, loaded with skiers of all […]

By October 26, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
Interview – Dr Sara Noguchi

Interview – Dr Sara Noguchi

by Chris Murphy Dr. Sara Noguchi – Modesto City Schools I think we are at a point in time where education as never been more important. The ability to understand, analyze and navigate in our community and in the world is becoming more difficult all of the team. Problem solving and teamwork is a learned […]

By October 26, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
TeenTober at Stanislaus County Libraries

TeenTober at Stanislaus County Libraries

TeenTober activities take place at libraries countywide during October Stanislaus County Libraries are celebrating TeenTober all month long, with special activities just for ages 12 to 18. A TeenTober reading challenge takes place Oct. 1 through Oct. 31. Teens can enter an anime bookmark design contest through Nov. 2, and an anime trivia contest will […]

By October 17, 2022 0 Comments Read More →
GreetingsView – Happy Rocktober Modesto!

GreetingsView – Happy Rocktober Modesto!

October is magic in so many ways. The moon is magic as it brings out our fun fall weather and an especially spooky Halloween. Halloween is a National holiday at our house and the spooky spirit and shouts of “Trick or Treat” are in the air. Many of our favorite events have returned and there […]

BigView – The Haunting is Back

The BigView By Chris Murphy It is the haunted time of the year. The nights get longer, the wind gets colder and the air is spookier. I just love this time of the year. The fall flavors, the anticipation of Halloween and Trick or Treats and Trunk and Treats. There is just something about a […]

GoModesto – Kick Up Your Heels

GoModesto – Kick Up Your Heels

ModestoView has always been a big supporter of the Haven Center that helps stop and assist in domestic violence and spousal abuse. The Kick up Your heels, event is the kick off to the Walk a Mile event next April. Please join us at The Century in downtown Modesto for an evening of delightful appetizers […]

AllAgesView – Officially Autumn

AllAgesView – Officially Autumn

By Grace McNamara What´s up, Modesto? It is officially Autumn, and my favorite month is here! Modesto is absolutely gorgeous in these colder months. There’s nothing better than witnessing the leaves transform into beautiful warm colors. With this spooky season coming up, I would like to share with you my favorite Halloween activities to do […]