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Ceres Drive-In Returns!

Ceres Drive-In Returns!

The Return of the Drive In! This is exciting news. The Ceres Drive In will be reopening later this month! In this day, the drive in has emerged as the safe way to do things and now, you can experience a real full sized screen, concessions, digital sound and a real drive-in experience. How cool […]

By September 5, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
The Arcade Craze of the 80s

The Arcade Craze of the 80s

Arcades have a long history but the Video Arcade is a product of the ’80s even though the first video arcade games were made in the ’70s. The January 1982 Time MAgazine cover story was the Video Game touting how most brought in over $400 a week in quarters and that there were 13,000 dedicated […]

By September 4, 2020 Read More →
Inside Land

Inside Land

The producers of Outside Lands, Another Planet Entertainment, Superfly, and Starr Hill Presents, are excited to announce the full schedule of programming for Inside Lands, a free virtual festival celebration taking place this weekend, August 28-29 exclusively on Twitch.    Performances featured in the stream include iconic sets from the Outside Lands archive with Elton John, J. […]

By August 25, 2020 Read More →
StarView: Perseid Meteor Shower

StarView: Perseid Meteor Shower

StarView: Perseid Meteor Shower The Perseid meteor shower always peaks each year around the 11-13th of August here in the Northern Hemisphere. On those days the Moon will be just past its last quarter, so moonlight will somewhat obscure this year’s astral show. Perseid tends to be quite bright so you still should see 40 […]

By July 29, 2020 Read More →
Fee Waybill of the Tubes Rides Again!

Fee Waybill of the Tubes Rides Again!

LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2020 The album debuts Top 10 on Amazon’s New Rock Releases Chart Fee Waybill, the raucous, irrepressible front man for the Tubes reacts, “It is a thrill to have such an enthusiastic response to this new music. The gift of having the incredibly talented Richard Marx produce, write, sing, and play […]

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 […]

King of the Muscle Cars

King of the Muscle Cars

King of the Muscle CarsBy Middagh Goodwin The world may soon know about Modesto’s legends of the cruise and classic car culture.   Modesto is classic cars and cruising.  This, of course, stems from George Lucas’s 1973 film American Graffiti that focused on the stories of four young men with the backdrop of one last night of cruising 10th Street in Modesto, […]

By July 3, 2020 Read More →
StarView

StarView

StarView By Chris Murphy In the words of Grandaddy, “So You’ll Aim for the Sky” and raise your eyes to the sky, where there is always a good FREE show. James Taylor also sang that the sky at night will put on a show for free. While you are at it, you might as well […]

Graffiti USA Museum – Coming Soon!

Graffiti USA Museum – Coming Soon!

GraffitiUSAView By Chris Murphy We are bringing 1962 back! There is only one home of American Graffiti in the whole galaxy and it’s here in Modesto USA. This is were George Lucas grew up, went to school, created his stories and raced his cars and then went to Modesto JC before heading off to USC […]

GeekView: May the Force Be With You

GeekView: May the Force Be With You

GeekView: May the Force Be With YouBy Middagh Goodwin Modesto is known for many things but one thing that geeks around the world know it for is being the hometown of George Lucas the creator of Star Wars and American Graffiti. Modesto was the first city to make an official proclamation making May the 4th, […]

By April 29, 2020 Read More →
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 →
Stay at Home Modesto

Stay at Home Modesto

While you are at home why not take the time to explore all the fun, fascinating and educational things to do on the internet? You can download audiobooks or read a magazine on the Stanislaus County Library website. How about taking a virtual tour of a museum or aquarium? There are so many resources to keep […]

By April 12, 2020 Read More →
Earth Day InterView – Vicki Rice

Earth Day InterView – Vicki Rice

InterView Vicki Rice – Recycling is What We Do By Chris Murphy The City of Modesto has so many functions. The number one is to make sure that the citizens of Modesto are safe and be a part of the community. From the basic utility billing to the parks and neighborhoods department, the City plays […]

1937 – The Birth of Rockabilly

1937 – The Birth of Rockabilly

Modesto’s Rockabilly Roots put the “Rock” in the Roll By Chris Murphy In 1937, the first notes of Rock and Roll aired over Modesto radio station KTRB 860. The trail of the history of Rock and Roll and the music and the people that inspired Rock and Roll leads directly to Modesto’s doorstep. Yes my […]

Roots of Rock Legends

Roots of Rock Legends

By Chris Murphy Rockabilly is without a doubt the most exciting, artistic and raw form of early rock and roll today. Originally a term used an an insult, “rockabilly” became the foundation of rock with its simple slapping bass percussion and a boogie beat that’s guaranteed to make you dance, just like it did in […]