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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 […]

FamilyView: VanderHelm Farms You-Pick Blueberries and Tractor Rides

FamilyView: VanderHelm Farms You-Pick Blueberries and Tractor Rides

FamilyView: VanderHelm Farms You-Pick Blueberries and Tractor Rides By Brandilyn Mitchell VanderHelm Farms is open for the season! Just in time for summer break. An afternoon at VanderHelm is a great way to have fun, teach your kids about our local agriculture and eat healthy, too. The farm has blueberries, strawberries, peaches, apriums and zucchini. […]

Porchfest Returns

Porchfest Returns

GoModesto: PorchFest ReturnsBrought to us in 2017 by the 3 women who created ModShop, Modesto PorchFest quickly became a fan favorite event, not just with fans but with musicians as well. It braved the heat and near flash floods but unfortunately during the pandemic it was put on hold. It did have a rebranded online […]

FitView: Shoot Some Hoops

FitView: Shoot Some Hoops

FitView: Basketball FitnessBy Efren Martinez As I make my way around my neighborhood I can’t help but notice all the basketball hoops that piggyback people’s houses. The thing is I don’t see much play happening with these hoops. Sure the kids on the block use them but not very many adults or parents. Shooting hoops […]

By May 1, 2022 Read More →
FitView: Roller Skating Fitness

FitView: Roller Skating Fitness

FitView: Roller Skating FitnessBy Efren Martinez It’s hard to believe that getting around with some wheels on your feet can be healthy for you. It’s true! Roller skating is a great way to stay healthy and fit while having fun. This is of course if you can keep yourself from falling and getting hurt. As […]

By April 9, 2022 Read More →
Trail View

Trail View

By Darin JesbergLace up those hiking shoes and pump up those knobby tires- there’s a lot of great things going on this April in our community. Get outside to enjoy our open spaces like Dry Creek and the Tuolumne River Regional Parks. Haven’t been out there yet?  We invite you to get out and enjoy […]

By March 21, 2022 Read More →
FitView: Modesto Bike Trails

FitView: Modesto Bike Trails

FitView: Your Modesto Bike TrailsBy Efren Martinez This March’s FitView was inspired by our friend Middagh Goodwin. It was he who gave me the idea as well as the information on our local bike trails. Honestly, I was never one to explore our local trails since I’ve always been more of a road bike kind […]

By March 4, 2022 Read More →
FitView: Tennis Anyone?

FitView: Tennis Anyone?

FitView” Tennis Anyone? By Efren Martinez As we move forward into a New Year I can only be extremely optimistic. I anticipate a fast end to the Omicron surge and remain hopeful that we may finally see an end to this terrible virus. Much of January I spent trying to figure out ways to best […]

By February 7, 2022 Read More →
GoModesto: Winter Solstice Runaround

GoModesto: Winter Solstice Runaround

GoModesto: Winter Solstice Runaround Tired of the same old holiday 5K? Looking for something a bit different? Come out and see how many miles you can run at The Captain’s Winter Solstice Runaround on December 18th. This is a timed running event, where runners see how many miles they can log in 4, 6, or […]

By November 26, 2021 Read More →
FitView: Wham-O Fitness

FitView: Wham-O Fitness

FitView: Wham-O Fitness By Efren Martinez   Back in high school, I was known to many of my friends as the “flying flyer”. Unknown to any of us back then were the benefits we got when we gathered to play Frisbee. Many times after a full day of school we would gather at a local park […]

By October 5, 2021 Read More →
GoOakdale: Rodeo Returns

GoOakdale: Rodeo Returns

GoOakdale: Rodeo ReturnsReturning after a year and a half break the 69th Annual Oakdale Rodeo will take place this year on August 14th and 15th at the Oakdale Rodeo Grounds. The Oakdale Rodeo Parade starts at 9 am on Saturday the 14th beginning at Oakdale High School and heading down E Street to the SaveMart. […]

By August 9, 2021 Read More →
FitView: Summer Fitness Family Fitness

FitView: Summer Fitness Family Fitness

FitView: Summer Fitness Family FitnessBy Efren Martinez Summer came roaring back along with our State re-opening. Although we may not be out of this global pandemic entirely, our State and County are able to enjoy some of the loosened rules. This is due to your diligence and good behavior in following the Covid restrictions and […]

By July 5, 2021 Read More →
FitVeiw: Bicycle Safety & Maintenance

FitVeiw: Bicycle Safety & Maintenance

FitView: Bicycle Safety & Maintenance By Efren Martinez Now that Spring has sprung I’ve been noticing more cyclists on the road during my own rides. With more people on the road biking, I also have been stopping more often along the way to help a fellow cyclist do some onsite repairs. All too often many […]

BaseballView: Play Ball

BaseballView: Play Ball

PLAY BALL! By MJ Mangano “Take me out to the Ballgame” Many of us get excited when April comes around, but not only for the beautiful weather, but the start of Baseball season. Already the A’s and Giants have shown up to spring training back in February and plans are to start the season in […]

By April 2, 2021 Read More →
9-2-99 Cleanup

9-2-99 Cleanup

  A big thank you goes out to everyone who came out and participated in the latest river cleanup on March 13th.  This was the 66th cleanup event and they were able to clean a big part of Legion Park on the north side of the river.  They had 65 volunteers who helped collect 59 […]

By March 16, 2021 Read More →