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Benni’s Night at Prospect Theater Project 

Benni’s Night at Prospect Theater Project 

Benni’s Night at Prospect Theater Project    WHAT: Chef Christopher Bonora (Piccolo Benni’s) and Chef Paul Tremayne (Concetta) will be serving a wonderful drive-through dinner in support of Prospect Theater Project. Dinner will include a bottle of red or white wine specially selected by Chef Tremayne.  Tickets for Benni’s Night at Prospect Theater Project will be […]

By August 17, 2020 Read More →
MSO Virtual Recital

MSO Virtual Recital

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PRESENTVIRTUAL RECITAL AUGUST 26Dan Flanagan in Recital, hosted by Ryan Murray   (From left to right: Violinist Dan Flanagan, MSO Associate Conductor Ryan Murray) MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will present a virtual recital featuring MSO Concertmaster Dan Flanagan and hosted by Associate Conductor Ryan Murray on Wednesday, […]

By August 17, 2020 Read More →
Mocse Credit Union is pleased to announce appointment of a new President/CEO.

Mocse Credit Union is pleased to announce appointment of a new President/CEO.

After 41 years of credit union service, Tracey Kerr, President/CEO announced her retirement effective September 1, 2020.  “Tracey expertly served as President/CEO since 1999 and her accomplishments are too numerous to name.  Her dedication to serving our members and communities has been unflagging.  We offer our deepest gratitude for her service and wish Tracey and […]

By August 15, 2020 Read More →
K5 Radio John Chappell Tribute

K5 Radio John Chappell Tribute

K5 Radio John Chappell Tribute By Wes Page On June 20, 2020 I lost my best friend and the Modesto Radio Museum lost its president, John Chappell. He was quite a guy. He was a teacher, a mentor and most of all, he was a friend to everyone. He was a radio DJ in the […]

Modesto Openair Initiative

Modesto Openair Initiative

MODESTO OPENAIR INITIATIVEThe City has launched the Modesto OpenAir Temporary Outdoor Dining Initiative. This initiative is in response to Governor Newsom’s July 1, 2020 and Stanislaus County Public Health order of July 13, 2020 prohibiting indoor food service. Restaurants may use this opportunity to expand seating outdoors to remain open while mitigating the spread of […]

By August 1, 2020 Read More →
Casa de Modesto Brick Fundraiser

Casa de Modesto Brick Fundraiser

Casa de Modesto’s brick fundraiser is up and running!  If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out the fundraiser, you are encouraged to go to the Casa de Modesto website https://www.casademodesto.org/   and click on “donate a brick”, the words are on a gold background so you can’t miss it (click on “donate a brick”, […]

By July 30, 2020 Read More →
The Seventies Music Scene in Modesto

The Seventies Music Scene in Modesto

The Seventies Music Scene in Modesto By Willie Hines    The 70’s, like any decade, didn’t really kick into gear until, say, 1973. Call it the hangover effect. Cultural changes, much like personal relationships, need a couple of years to shake off some of the old baggage and get into the new groove. Musically, the ’60s, after […]

By July 29, 2020 Read More →
Edible Extravaganza at Home

Edible Extravaganza at Home

Edible Extravaganza at Home Center for Human Services’ Long-Running Fundraiser Goes Virtual  Eat, Drink and Do Good from the comfort of your own home. This year, Edible Extravaganza looks a lot different, but the essence of this 34-yearlong fundraiser for Center for Human Services (CHS) remains the same.  Edible Extravaganza has been a successful fundraiser largely in part to the amazing, generous […]

By July 27, 2020 Read More →
PSA: Back to School

PSA: Back to School

This morning, July 13, 2020, school district superintendents throughout the county met with Dr. Julie Vaishampayan, Stanislaus County Public Health Officer. Our goal for the past few months has been to safely get our children back to in-classroom education. Dr. Vaishampayan provided an update on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and recent community spread, and determined the […]

By July 13, 2020 Read More →
MSO Virtual Recital

MSO Virtual Recital

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT VIRTUAL RECITAL JULY 22 John Hillebrandt in Recital, hosted by Ryan Murray MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will present their first virtual recital featuring MSO pianist John Hillebrandt and hosted by Associate Conductor Ryan Murray on Wednesday, July 22 at 7:00 pm. The live performance will feature works by Ravel and Chopin […]

By July 10, 2020 Read More →
AwarenessView

AwarenessView

Understanding Systemic Racism By Wendy Byrd As America celebrates the Fourth of July amid an uprising against police brutality, and a pandemic that has claimed 125,000 lives, let us open dialogue about re-imagining what the next 244 years could look like. In order to do this effectively and truly create change, one must know and […]

June Message from Kristin Olsen

June Message from Kristin Olsen

Following a lot of hard work from a lot of folks, Stanislaus County is open for business! I am so proud to live in a County where the private, non-profit, and public sectors continually demonstrate their commitment to working together for the betterment of all people in our communities. Because of these dedicated leaders’ hard […]

June Greetings from Mayor Brandvold

June Greetings from Mayor Brandvold

Greetings fellow Modestans, I have talked for quite some time about budget difficulties facing our City. We have known what was lying ahead of us regarding retirement and medical insurance liabilities for some time now. What could not have been foreseen is the COVID-19 pandemic we are in, and our City is facing severe budget […]

Stan State President Junn Announces Plans for Fall 2020

Stan State President Junn Announces Plans for Fall 2020

As announced early last week, I wanted to update you on how our campus is continuing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with the health, safety and well-being of our students, faculty, staff and community as our top priority. We now have guidance from the CSU Chancellor’s Office and the Board of Trustees with Chancellor […]

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 […]