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Mc Henry Mansion Gift Store Now Open

Mc Henry Mansion Gift Store Now Open

The McHenry Visitor Center & Gift Store located at 924 15th Street in downtown Modesto, CA has reopened! The Gift Store is now open to the public from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed weekends. Masks and social distancing are required in the store and hand sanitizer is readily available. Customers who desire to […]

By October 15, 2020 Read More →
Stanislaus County Moves to Red Tier

Stanislaus County Moves to Red Tier

Stanislaus County Moves to Red Tier Stanislaus County – Stanislaus County has been cleared to move forward to Tier Two (Red Tier) per the Blueprint for a Safer Economy by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The primary changes allowed under the state order as Stanislaus moves into this tier include:• Mall, outdoor malls, […]

By October 13, 2020 Read More →
Free Code Academy

Free Code Academy

BAY VALLEY TECH’S FREE CODE ACADEMY EXPERIENCING PHENOMENAL GROWTH AS STUDENTS LAND LOCAL TECH JOBS Modesto, Turlock and Patterson School Districts Join Stanislaus County Office of Education in Bay Valley Tech Partnership To Train 1,000 New Tech Workers MODESTO, CALIF., Oct. 13, 2020 — According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be 1.8 million software-related […]

By October 13, 2020 Read More →
Modesto Sound Fundraiser

Modesto Sound Fundraiser

MODESTO SOUND IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THEIR 15TH ANNUAL FUNDRAISER EVENT Modesto Sound is honored to invite the public to join us for this awesomeevent!!! Mark your calendars for November 21st from 5-7pm. We will bestreaming on Youtube-Modesto Sound. There will be live music with various artists that will please your ears. There will be […]

By October 11, 2020 Read More →
Visit Modesto Launches Podcast

Visit Modesto Launches Podcast

Visit Modesto is excited to launch their podcast channel to help visitors, and locals, learn more about what’s unique and cool about Modesto by talking with locals in the know. They visit with Darin Jesberg, a founder of the Dry Creek Trail Coalition supporting biking and cycling in the area. There’s a fact filled interview […]

By October 8, 2020 Read More →
Healthy Aging Association Dignity At Home Program

Healthy Aging Association Dignity At Home Program

Are you an older adult 60 years or older who has fallen or at risk of falling? Do you need injury prevention solutions added to your home at no cost? Please call Healthy Aging Association for the Dignity At Home Program (209) 558-8698 to apply for fall prevention home modifications and education to keep you […]

AuthorView: Ride Sharing

AuthorView: Ride Sharing

Modesto crime writer Mike Monson has independently published RIDE SHARING, a book that is described on the back cover as: “37 stories, vignettes, and sketches based on Mike Monson’s two years working as an Uber and Lyft driver in Northern California. Some of the material is verbatim accounts of events, some of it is completely […]

By October 4, 2020 Read More →
Beyer High School Teacher Receives 2020 Yale Educator Award

Beyer High School Teacher Receives 2020 Yale Educator Award

Beyer High School Teacher Receives 2020 Yale Educator Award Steve Eitelgeorge one of 81 teachers and counselors recognized from around the world  Modesto, CA – Fred C. Beyer High School teacher Steve Eitelgeorge is the recipient of the 2020 Yale Educator Award. Mr. Eitelgeorge, who teaches English, is one of 81 teachers and counselors from around […]

By September 17, 2020 Read More →
Community Hospice Receives Partner Level Four from We Honor Veterans

Community Hospice Receives Partner Level Four from We Honor Veterans

Community Hospice Receives Partner Level Four from We Honor Veterans  MODESTO, CA (September 15, 2020) – Community Hospice is proud to announce they have been named a We Honor Veterans Level Four Program Provider. This distinguished honor certifies Community Hospice recognizes the unique needs of America’s Veterans, their families and community providers. As veterans often carry traumatic experiences […]

By September 16, 2020 Read More →
MSO Announces Cancellation of All Concerts Through March 2021

MSO Announces Cancellation of All Concerts Through March 2021

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF ALL CONCERTS THROUGH MARCH 2021 MSO’S 90TH SEASON REIMAGINED THROUGH VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra Association (MSOA) announces the cancellation of all concerts through March 2021 due to COVID-19. These cancellations are in accordance with Stanislaus County and statewide guidelines stating that large gatherings and live […]

By September 11, 2020 Read More →
Operation 9-2-99 Clean Up

Operation 9-2-99 Clean Up

Saturday, September 12th – South Bank – Clean Up Details● The clean-up is from 9:00 AM – NOON.● Meeting place is River Rd. at the 7th St. Bridge in front of Pepsi on the south bank of theriver.● This cleanup requires a lot of walking and the terrain can be rough, steep, slippery orhard to […]

By September 10, 2020 Read More →
SCOE Offering Free Training

SCOE Offering Free Training

SCOE Offering a Free Construction Training Boot Camp     The Stanislaus County Office of Education and Northern California Construction Training (NCCT) is offering a FREE Construction Training Boot Camp beginning on Monday, September 21 through November 2, from 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at the Tom Changnon Education Center (1310 I Street, […]

By September 7, 2020 Read More →
CreativeView – Celebrating Our Creative People ­ Brian Swander

CreativeView – Celebrating Our Creative People ­ Brian Swander

Celebrating Our Creative People – Brian Swander By Paul Forakis I was asked to share some words about my old friend Brian Swander. On most summer Saturday mornings, you can find a tall lanky framed man leaning against a beautiful Raleigh three speed bike, with a sketch pad in hand and his faithful Border Collie, […]

BigView Rock and Roll Radio 80s Memories

BigView Rock and Roll Radio 80s Memories

By Jeff “Beaver” Brown We had the world by the tail and didn’t even realize it at the time. The DJ’s and staff at 95/KDJK Modesto-Stockton were providing a rock & roll soundtrack to people lives. Our audience was listening to the end of rock radio as we knew it. The memories are still sweet, […]

StrayHeart Memories

StrayHeart Memories

StrayHeart Memories The 1980’s music scene in the greater Modesto area kicked off with a bang on the heels of an already growing, electric 1970’s music scene led by area band legions like the Milk house Boys, Silvermoon, Homegrown, The Lights and so many others. I moved to the Central Valley from the Bay Area […]