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  • Teen Suffers Head Wound in Highway Shooting, Suspects Arrested
    STOCKTON – Investigators with the California Highway Patrol arrested a man suspected of being involved in a shooting that wounded a teen Monday afternoon. The incident happened shortly after 3:00pm near the area of Highway 99 and Kettleman Lane in Lodi. According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver of… Read more »
  • Brush Fire Fills Skies with Smoke
    SALIDA – A brush fire in the north end of Stanislaus County filled the skies over Modesto and neighboring communities with smoke Monday and Tuesday. The fire was reported in San Joaquin County initially, but jumped the Stanislaus River late Monday afternoon. The fire burned in heavy brush along the… Read more »
  • Airport Neighborhood Shooting Investigated
    MODESTO – One person was rushed to a hospital after a report of a person shot Monday Afternoon. The incident happened shortly after 1:30pm near the intersection of Kerr Avenue and Tenaya Drive. An ambulance left with one person and a sheriff deputy following close behind. The area was closed… Read more »
  • Two Garages Damaged by Fire in Turlock
    TURLOCK – Firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire on East Main Street Sunday night, resulting in two garages damaged by fire. Shortly before 11:30pm firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire on the 700 block of East Main Street. Firefighters found a detached garage involved… Read more »
  • Stabbing Investigated On Yosemite Boulevard
    MODESTO – At least one person was injured Sunday night after an altercation at a bowling alley. At about 10:30pm officers with the Modesto Police Department responded to Yosemite Lanes for a report of a fight. Arriving officers located one person in a parking lot with a stab wound. An… Read more »
  • Sheriff K-9 Captures Fleeing Motorcyclist
    MODESTO – A motorcyclist that led deputies on a pursuit was captured by a Stanislaus Sheriff K-9 early Sunday morning. At about 1:19am a deputy attempted to stop a motorcyclist in the area of Hatch and Carpenter Roads. The motorcyclist failed to stop and fled north on Carpenter. Deputies pursued… Read more »
  • Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Hit and Run Crash
    SALIDA – A motorcyclist was seriously injured Saturday night after being struck by a vehicle that fled the scene. The crash happened shortly after 10:00pm near the intersection of Kiernan Avenue and Sisk Road. Arriving emergency personnel found a motorcyclist down in the roadway. The rider was rushed to a… Read more »
  • Teen Arrested After High Speed Chase That Began in Ceres
    CERES – A 14 year old boy was arrested Friday night after leading authorities on a pursuit that at times exceeded well over 100 miles per hour. At about 9:45pm, a Ceres Police Officer attempted to stop a vehicle near the intersection of Whitmore Avenue and Mitchell Road. The driver… Read more »
  • Brush Fire Blows Smoke Into Valley
    MODESTO – Hazy smoke from a Livermore area fire blew into the valley Thursday afternoon. The incident called the “Tesla Fire” was last reported to be about 250 acres with potential for growth by about 7:00pm. The fire was spotted shortly before 6:00pm near Tesla Road, west of Carnegie State… Read more »
  • Modesto Homicide Victim Identified
    MODESTO – Authorities identified the victim of Tuesday night’s fatal shooting on Ramsey Drive as 29 year old Michelle Rose Gonzales. Shortly before 9:30pm officers with the Modesto Police Department responded to the 500 block of Ramsey Drive after receiving a call from a child saying their mother had been… Read more »

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TDHS Class of 62 Save the Date

TDHS Class of 62 Save the Date

Where were you in ’62?   Thomas Downey High School Class of 1962, If you happen to receive a “Save the Date” postcard in the mail that the TDHS 60th Reunion has been delayed, that is for a second Reunion party next year.   Happening soon, The TDHS Class of 1962 Celebration of our 60th […]

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GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE

GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE

GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE MODESTO, CA   (JULY 5, 2022)  Ryan Foy has been named Director of Produced Theatre and Special Programming at the Gallo Center for the Arts beginning July 18. The newly created role will be part of the Center’s senior leadership team reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer […]

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GreetingsView – It’s Going to be a Fabulous July

GreetingsView – It’s Going to be a Fabulous July

Greetings Friends This is going to be a fabulous July here in Modesto. We have just come off of a great Graffiti Summers last month. There were cars and people visiting Modesto from all over the world, enjoying our community, checking out our cars and feeing right at home. I love sitting on my deck […]

ThankYou Flying Turtle

ThankYou Flying Turtle

By Chris Murphy I want to give a huge shout out to the crew at Flying Turtle for making the Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame Markers. This is an absolute labor of love for them to do this for our Cruise Legends and our city. They are a busy company, making cool concrete […]

ZenView – Life’s Lessons

ZenView – Life’s Lessons

By Mary Layton Life’s Lessons The best thing about getting older is that we may actually learn from our mistakes and change the way we have been thinking. I love how Abraham Lincoln puts it: “Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Looking back on my own life I […]

BargainView  Sizzling Summertime

BargainView Sizzling Summertime

Sizzling Summertime By Monica Barber Summertime pairs warm sunny weather with many things to do in the sun. But there is also plenty to do while staying cool. Ms. M’s sipping an iced tea lemonade and trying to keep up with her summer reading challenge from the Stanislaus County Library which ends in August. Don’t […]

FoodView – Bubble Tea & Funnel Cakes for All

FoodView – Bubble Tea & Funnel Cakes for All

By Chris Murphy T Cups Café By Chris Murphy From Saigon to downtown Modesto, Bubble Tea has never tasted so good. Bubble tea is very important to Thanh “Joe” Dong. This was one of his favorite things growing up, and when he was trying hard to woo his eventual wife, Lucia Tran, he would travel […]

AllAgesView – Markets and Music

AllAgesView – Markets and Music

Hey Modesto! I hope you are all enjoying this hot summer. Recently, I visited our Farmers Market, one of my favorite activities, especially in the summertime. The Modesto Farmers Market has been around since 1979. The locals who grow fresh produce for sale are there. You can also find fun homemade items for sale. My […]

FitView – Recumbent Bikes

FitView – Recumbent Bikes

By Efren Martinez Recumbent Bikes Are Really Fast When I think of a Recumbent bike, I think of our Uncle Bob. It wasn’t too long ago when Uncle Bob got one and it was the first time I had ever seen anything like it. At first look I thought of it being odd and it […]

Fabulous 4th of July Celebrations

Fabulous 4th of July Celebrations

By Chris Murphy For nearly 150 years, Modesto has had a 4th of July Parade and that continues in 2022. Modesto has one of the longest running 4th of July Parades in the western USA. Even during the pandemic, there was a scaled down parade through 10th St Plaza with a proclamation from Mayor Brandvold. […]

MoBand Season July Finale

MoBand Season July Finale

By Chris Murphy Besides the 4th of July parade, there is probably no greater Modesto tradition than MoBand’s Concerts in the Park. Since the 1940s and 50s, the Mancini Bowl in Graceada Park has been home to MoBand. As long as I can remember it has been a tradition and I was fortunate to play […]

FranceView – Bastille Day

FranceView – Bastille Day

As America celebrates our independence from Great Britain, we need to take time to remember that it was the support of France, both diplomatically and financially that allowed us to win our independence. The French Monarchy recognized the independence of the United States and George Washington had a good relationship with Marquis de Lafayette and […]

ModStockView

ModStockView

ModStock12 is Coming! Modesto’s best summer festival is back for 2022 and you will be amazed! This is a showcase for the VMI School of Music and features many of the newly formed bands that that will be the foundation of our musical future. This year, Modstock be back and bigger than ever in Mancini […]

PerformingView – July Peformances

PerformingView – July Peformances

PerformingView By Chris Murphy It is the top of the summer and there are some great shows happening in these air conditioned places. From great Broadway shows, to cool intimate performances to some classic rock and roll, and even a red carper premier, we have it all. The new Gallo Center season is out now […]

SweetView – All American Frozen Treats

SweetView – All American Frozen Treats

By Abigail Power During Modesto Summers, there’s nothing better than classic All-American frozen treats to cool down and enjoy the sunshine. This month we are breaking down the some of our fave local places to get ice cream and milkshakes! Mocha Magic 920 16th Street Modesto, CA MV PICK: Maria at Mocha Magic has amazing […]