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MayorView – May Outlook

MayorView – May Outlook

Greetings. Every day I receive nearly a hundred emails and texts from constituents who want to know when Modesto will be open for business. This shelter-in-place order has us all in a state of uncertainty as we look to our health experts for guidance on when it will be safe to re-open. I am concerned […]

SupervisorView – May Outlook

SupervisorView – May Outlook

As the weather warms up, we continue to adjust to this new way of life, marked by face coverings, 6-foot social distancing, learning and working from home, and greeting people without handshakes or hugs. We have come to live with it, but there is nothing easy about this new norm. If you are like me, […]

GirlScoutView

GirlScoutView

GirlScoutView Small Changes Make Big Impacts Environmental Justice By Caroline Parker “Would you like a plastic bag for ten cents?” A common phrase asked at the end of every shopping venture. It seems so harmless, it really is just one little bag, how bad could one bag be? In reality, if everyone were to throw […]

PSA: Health Recommendations

PSA: Health Recommendations

To stop the spread of COVID‐19 it is critical to adhere to these recommendations:Practice social distancing by staying at least 6 feet away from others.1. Do not hold social visits and play dates with anyone outside of your household2. Keep children that are at home entertained by playing games, reading books, or going for walks3. […]

By April 14, 2020 Read More →
COVID-19 Message from Kristen Olsen

COVID-19 Message from Kristen Olsen

Message from Chairwomen Kristen Olsen, Stay strong, Stanislaus County! We are living through tough times and none of us anticipated the circumstances we find ourselves in today, but we are mighty when we join forces. We have smart, collaborative leadership working on this every hour, and we are a community of resilient people. Our Emergency […]

COVID-19 Message from the Mayor

COVID-19 Message from the Mayor

Message from Mayor Ted Brandvold, While we’re all practicing social distancing, I can assure you that Modesto City services and operations continue, even though we’re not able to accept the public at our counters at city hall. As we navigate how to provide the services you expect with staff who are also practicing social distancing, […]

Closure Extended Through End of School Year

Closure Extended Through End of School Year

Stanislaus County School Districts Announce School Facility Closures through End of School Year Schools in Stanislaus County originally said the earliest students could return to school would be May 4.  Schools now have further guidance and directives from State Superintendent of Instruction Tony Thurmond and Governor Gavin Newsom to keep school facility closed through the […]

By April 1, 2020 Read More →
School Closures Extended

School Closures Extended

Stanislaus County School Districts Announce Extended School Closures Through May 3, 2020 Many areas in California, including Stanislaus County, are experiencing an expanding outbreak of respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19). When public schools closed on March 19, there were only 2 known cases and 19 pending test results in Stanislaus County.  Today, there […]

By March 26, 2020 Read More →
SCOE Announces School Closures

SCOE Announces School Closures

Stanislaus County School Districts Announce School ClosuresIn an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Stanislaus County Office of Education, in collaboration with the 25 school districts in the county, are announcing plans for school closures beginning Thursday, March 19. Return dates will be announced by individual schools districts.“We did not make this decision […]

By March 16, 2020 Read More →
MSO performs Mozart & Mendelss

MSO performs Mozart & Mendelss

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS MOZART & MENDELSSOHN ON APRIL 3 & 4 Annelle Gregory to replace violinist Adé Williams due to injury All Stanislaus County Honor Band, Orchestra, and Choir students to attend free of charge MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) led by Music Director David Lockington, will perform Mozart’s Overture to the Magic Flute and Sinfonia […]

By March 6, 2020 Read More →
Turlock Concert Association 80th Year

Turlock Concert Association 80th Year

Orquesta Dharma to Continue Turlock Concert Association’s 80th Year In Turlock, CA on March 19, 2020   Turlock Concert Association, Inc. Announces Latin Jazz group, Orquesta Dharma will continue the 2019-2020 Concert Season   TURLOCK, Ca. – (March 4, 2020) – Jamie Dubberly’s Orquesta Dharma is an award-winning Latin jazz orchestra comprised of some of […]

By March 5, 2020 Read More →
9-2-99 Clean Up

9-2-99 Clean Up

Saturday, March 14th – North Bank – All Reaches Clean Up Details● The clean-up is from 9:00 AM – NOON.● Meeting place is The corner of 10th St. and S. Morton Blvd in the parking area under the9th St. Bridge on the north bank of the river.● This cleanup requires a lot of walking and […]

By March 5, 2020 Read More →
GeekView: LatinX Comic Art  Festival

GeekView: LatinX Comic Art Festival

GeekView: LatinX Comic Art FestivalBy Dr. Theresa Rojas Just when you thought things couldn’t get better this March, Modesto Junior College is hosting the Latinx Comic Arts Festival (LCAF). Directed by Dr. Theresa Rojas, the Festival will have almost 60 tables of comic art creators as well as 10 panels and workshops over two days […]

By March 1, 2020 Read More →
Expose Yourself to Art

Expose Yourself to Art

What: Expose Yourself to Art: Artists Talk About Their Life and ArtFeaturing Dr. David Chapman discussing the story, art, and beauty of strummed and plucked instruments.Where: Mistlin Gallery, 1015 J Street, Modesto, 209 529-3369When: March 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:00)Admission is freeContact Persons: David Schroeder: schroederdavie64@gmail.com 209 402-6092Linda Knoll: llknoll@gmail.com 209 […]

By February 28, 2020 Read More →
Free Transit During Go Green Week

Free Transit During Go Green Week

Stanislaus County Region Transit Agencies Offering Free Transit During Go Green Week Modesto, CA — The four transit providers in Stanislaus County, including Ceres Area Transit (CAT), 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 […]

By February 22, 2020 Read More →