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  • Bicyclist Killed in River Road CrashBicyclist Killed in River Road Crash
    MODESTO – The California Highway Patrol investigated a crash that claimed the life of a bicyclist Monday evening. The crash was reported shortly before 7:15pm on the 800 block of River Road, just east of Ryder Way. The incident was initially reported as a person suffering a heart attack or… Read more »
  • Two People Shot in Modesto Parking Lot
    MODESTO – Two people were left in serious condition following a shooting in a parking lot early Sunday morning. The shooting happened shortly after midnight in a parking lot near the intersection of Yosemite Boulevard and Riverside Drive. Police arrived and found a man and a woman who had been… Read more »
  • Shooting Victim Expected to Survive
    STOCKTON – A 25 year old man was taken to a hospital Saturday night after suffering a gunshot wound in South Stockton. Shortly before 9:00pm officers responded to the area of Hunter and Sonora Streets for a report of a person shot. Officers arrived and located the victim who was… Read more »
  • Stronger Public Safety, Homelessness on the Agenda for Ceres City Council Hopeful
    District one in the city of Ceres encompasses a substantial amount of the city’s life blood. The are reaches the commercial corridor through Hatch Road and part of Whitmore Avenue and all the residential neighborhoods in between up to River Road. It is also the area of the city with… Read more »
  • Update: Oakdale Officer Injured, Authorities Seek Suspect
    OAKDALE – Authorities searched for a suspect Friday afternoon who reportedly struck an officer with his vehicle. Shortly after noon police were called to the 1400 block of F Street for a report of a man slumped over in the driver seat of a vehicle. As an Oakdale Police Officer… Read more »
  • Oakdale Officer Injured, Suspect Sought
    OAKDALE – Authorities from several agencies responded to assist in the search for a suspect who reportedly ran over a police officer Friday afternoon. The incident happened at about 12:30pm in a shopping center near Maag Avenue. The officer was transported to a hospital with unspecified injuries, but indications suggest… Read more »
  • Crash Injures Motorcyclist in Oakdale
    OAKDALE – A crash involving a motorcycle and a Mustang injured a rider Thursday night. The crash happened shortly before 8:30pm on Highway 108 near Reed Road in Oakdale. The crash involved a motorcycle and a Ford Mustang. Eastbound lanes of Highway 108 were closed while emergency personnel worked the… Read more »
  • Truck Crashes Into Building
    MODESTO – Emergency crews responded to a report of a vehicle that collided into a building Thursday evening. At about 8:15pm police, fire and ambulance personnel responded to a report of a vehicle collision on the 1300 block of Crows Landing Road. Arriving crews found a pickup truck that had… Read more »
  • Fire Burns Along San Joaquin River Near Newman
    NEWMAN – A brush fire burning along the San Joaquin River summoned a response from multiple fire crews Thursday. At about 2:00pm firefighters responded to the area near Hills Ferry and River Roads for a report of a brush fire. Arriving fire crews requests more resources to the scene as… Read more »
  • Firefighters Respond to Brush Fire
    STANISLAUS COUNTY – Firefighters from Salida and Escalon responded to a vegetation fire on Carver Road Tuesday night. The fire was reported shortly after 10:00pm on Carver Road just north of Ladd Road. Neighbors in the area reported hearing a boom shortly before seeing flames burning into dry brush. One… Read more »

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GreetingsView  – Graffiti Summertime

GreetingsView – Graffiti Summertime

Greetings friends. Here we are in August, on the verge of a rebirth of our culture, hopefully. August has brought the return of Graffiti Summer, so sadly missed last year. The cars are out, the chrome is polished, the music is rockin’ and we are taking tentative steps for some big celebrations as we prepare […]

Big View – Graffiti Summer 2021 in Modesto USA

Big View – Graffiti Summer 2021 in Modesto USA

The BigView – Graffiti Summer 2021 By Chris Murphy Graffiti Summer is here! Wow. In August! Does this mean that we have our own Hot August Nights as for a few weeks, the classic car universe revolves around Modesto USA? So yes friends, let’s get out the poodle skirts, your Bill Haley and Chuck Berry […]

PerformingView – Live On Stage!

PerformingView – Live On Stage!

PerformingView By Chris Murphy It is game on! At the time I am writing this, our local stages are open. I am hoping that people will do their part and get vaccinated so we can keep our stages open and not go backwards. Let’s take care of each other. A couple of big things you […]

RockabillyView – Rockin Rick & the Rhythm Wranglers

RockabillyView – Rockin Rick & the Rhythm Wranglers

RockabillyView By Chris Murphy Rockin’ Rick puts the “Wild” in Wild Records! When you think about Modesto’s Graffiti years, the music that comes to mind is the hard driving Rockabilly, with the big slappin’ bass and sounds that make it impossible not to dance. Rockin’ Rick has been tearing it up around our area for […]

Graffiti  USA for the Future

Graffiti USA for the Future

Graffiti Future By Chris Murphy Modesto is ready to celebrate the class of 21 and beyond. Modesto’s car culture is for everyone, young and old. There are many among us that lived the early years of the cruise and for those growing up now, this is an exciting part of our culture. To learn and […]

BacktoSchoolView

BacktoSchoolView

BacktoSchoolView By Chris Murphy Do you remember when school used to start the day after labor day? If so, you are aging yourself. Each June I do remember wishing for school to get out, but as the summer went on, I was anxious to get back and wished for school to start earlier. Now that […]

Graffiti View- Graffiti Summer at the Museum

Graffiti View- Graffiti Summer at the Museum

GraffitiView By Chris Murphy It’s Graffiti Summer All Year Long! The Graffiti USA Museum will be a place for people around the world to gather and share their Graffiti stories. It will be a place for kids to discover the magic of our classic car culture, it will be a place to explore and learn […]

NEW Regional Transit Agency Welcomes Riders with Free Rides in August and September

NEW Regional Transit Agency Welcomes Riders with Free Rides in August and September

NEW Regional Transit Agency Welcomes Riders with Free Rides in August and September Modesto, CA — The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority (StanRTA) announced today that all rides will be free for passengers during August and September 2021 as part of a welcome back to public transit promotion.  This includes all fixed routes; MAX to BART […]

By July 29, 2021 Read More →
New Turlock Library Opens August 10th

New Turlock Library Opens August 10th

New Turlock Library set to open Aug. 10Dedication ceremony scheduled for Monday, Aug. 9 at 9:30 am The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce the successful completion of the new, expanded Turlock Library! The Turlock Library, located at 550 Minaret Ave. is scheduled to open on Tuesday, Aug. 10. A dedication ceremony […]

By July 28, 2021 Read More →
Good Neighbor Pharmacy Announces Rogers Drug Store of Modesto, CA as a Pharmacy of the Year Finalist

Good Neighbor Pharmacy Announces Rogers Drug Store of Modesto, CA as a Pharmacy of the Year Finalist

Good Neighbor Pharmacy Announces Rogers Drug Store of Modesto, CA as a Pharmacy of the Year Finalist California-based pharmacy is one of three nationwide up for the award Modesto, CA., (June 28, 2021) – Good Neighbor Pharmacy, a national independent pharmacy network and a part of AmerisourceBergen, today announced that Rogers Drug Store of Modesto, […]

By July 22, 2021 Read More →
Destruction Derby Mayhem

Destruction Derby Mayhem

Destruction Derby Mayhem and Annihilation at the Stanislaus County Fair! TURLOCK (July 13th, 2021) – Destruction Derby Mayhem and Annihilation are charging towards the Central Valley! On July 16 and 17, crashing cars, daredevil drivers, and demolition action that rivals The Fast and the Furious will be spotlighted at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds Summer of […]

The Modesto Symphony Orchestra 2021-22 Season On Sale Now

The Modesto Symphony Orchestra 2021-22 Season On Sale Now

The Modesto Symphony Orchestra 2021-22 Season On Sale Now The MSO’s 91st season features four Music Director candidates, outstanding guest artists, the MSO Chorus, and the Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra. The Classics Series will be conducted by the MSO’s Music Director candidates and will feature pieces by Prokofiev, Korngold, Márquez, Brahms, and many more. The Pops […]

By July 12, 2021 Read More →
100 MJ Mangano Covers

100 MJ Mangano Covers

100 Mangano Covers By Chris Murphy ModestoView began in late 1997 as a hobby to help educate and excite our local community about how cool Modesto is with a couple of downtown webcams. The Quixotic mission has been a lot of fun as we evolved into a community resource, a marketing force and a champion […]

CocktailView – Retro Opening Soon

CocktailView – Retro Opening Soon

CocktailView By Chris Murphy As our community opens up, our friend Roman Wagner and his team have been working hard on a new downtown bar experience. Welcome to Retro. Ryan “Hondo” Johnson and the crew have been working day and night, creating a completely new experience, with state of the art lighting, 2nd floor dance […]

AllAgesView – July Water Safety

AllAgesView – July Water Safety

AllAgesView By Sofia Johnson Happy Water Safe July Modesto! As we climb into those 100° days this month, I want to share some activities to keep us cool, active, and safe. Recently, I have received my lifeguard certification and began working for the City of Modesto as a guard and swim instructor. This job has […]