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Hazel Houser Spencer: Woman of History

Hazel Houser Spencer: Woman of History

Hazel Houser Spencer: Woman of History by Stella Beratlis Hazel Houser Spencer, Stanislaus County lyricist and composer of many country and gospel songs of renown, is not widely known outside of country music and bluegrass history circles. I’ve been on a personal mission, of sorts, to change that. This year, I nominated Hazel Houser Spencer […]

By March 1, 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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Black History Month Modesto & Stanislaus County

Black History Month Modesto & Stanislaus County

Savannah Williams, the owner of SWI Productions, has been hard at work to ensure Black History Month 2021 is uniquely and collectively celebrated throughout the Central Valley! By bringing 11 other organizations together there is a guarantee of a full calendar of events, workshops, plays, panels and much more! Each organization is excited to bring […]

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 →
PSA: New COVID Vaccine PODs Opening

PSA: New COVID Vaccine PODs Opening

New COVID-19 Vaccine PODs Opening in Stanislaus County Stanislaus County – In partnership with California State University – Stanislaus (StanState) and the City of Modesto, Stanislaus County Public Health will be opening two COVID-19 Vaccine Point of Distribution (PODs) sites next week. The new sites will be located at Modesto Centre Plaza and\ StanState starting […]

By January 17, 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 →
Oak Valley Community Bank Announces Executive VP

Oak Valley Community Bank Announces Executive VP

OAK VALLEY COMMUNITY BANK ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT PROMOTIONS OAKDALE, CA – Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and their Eastern Sierra Community Bank division, recently announced the promotions of Julie DeHart to Executive Vice President, Retail Banking Group, and Cathy Ghan to Executive Vice President, Commercial […]

By January 5, 2021 Read More →
Annual Concert to Benefit Modesto Peace/Life Center

Annual Concert to Benefit Modesto Peace/Life Center

John McCutcheon performs live-streaming concert Jan. 9 to benefit Modesto Peace/Life Center Six-time Grammy nominated folk musician John McCutcheon has been performing a yearly benefit concert for the Peace/Life Center for nearly 20 years. This year the concert will be streaming on Sat., January 9 at 4PM Pacific Standard Time. Johnny Cash called John McCutcheon “the […]

By December 18, 2020 Read More →
Toy Drive for PRC

Toy Drive for PRC

Modesto company holds toy drive to benefit child abuse prevention agency Contacts:Pierce Brooker, Piercing Instincts Property Management (209) 818-9550 Nicole Bravo, Piercing Instincts Property Management (209) 534-2459 Susan Mendieta Beasley, Parent Resource Center (209) 549-8193 Piercing Instincts Property Management in Modesto is collecting toys and gifts for the Parent Resource Center’s (PRC) client children ages […]

By December 9, 2020 Read More →
Center for Human Services Crab Feed

Center for Human Services Crab Feed

8thANNUAL 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 […]

By November 18, 2020 Read More →