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BargainView: May Love

BargainView: May Love

BargainView: May LoveBy Monica Barber There are plenty of reasons to love May. It’s the start of summer, flowers are blooming, and you can finally begin entertaining outdoors again without worry again. May ushers in the warmer months with fun holidays and food days, from Cinco de Mayo to Mother’s Day. Ms M is enjoying […]

ArtView: Art from Chaos

ArtView: Art from Chaos

ArtView: Art from Chaos By Jim Christiansen I don’t know if “Beware the Ides of March” appropriate this year. Mid-month may see the further recovery of the Arts Scene as more of us get vaccinated, more venues begin to open once again.  Mistlin Gallery has had a slow open after Valentine’s Day and Life Drawing […]

By March 4, 2021 Read More →
Hazel Houser Spencer: Woman of History

Hazel Houser Spencer: Woman of History

Hazel Houser Spencer: Woman of History by Stella Beratlis Hazel Houser Spencer, Stanislaus County lyricist and composer of many country and gospel songs of renown, is not widely known outside of country music and bluegrass history circles. I’ve been on a personal mission, of sorts, to change that. This year, I nominated Hazel Houser Spencer […]

By March 1, 2021 Read More →
PetView: Haute Dog

PetView: Haute Dog

Over the last year, people have gotten more into their pets than ever before, and during the pandemic, many have gotten new furry friends. Along with that, there appears to be a new creativity in pet ownership and at least one person in our community has taken it to a new level. You have heard […]

By February 28, 2021 Read More →
Modesto Women  Making History: Marcella Arguello

Modesto Women Making History: Marcella Arguello

Modesto Women Making History Comedian Marcella Arguello By Middagh Goodwin   Marcella Arguello has become one of Modesto’s greatest comedic exports. Arguello grew up in Modesto, born of Salvadorean immigrants who fled El Salvador during the Civil War. Graduating from Johansen High School in 2002 and active in the theatre program. A self-proclaimed class clown, […]

By February 27, 2021 Read More →

THIRD ANNUAL VALLEY AGTECH SUMMIT

THIRD ANNUAL VALLEY AGTECH SUMMIT  TO BE HELD ONLINE MARCH 23 & 24, 2021 Event to Accelerate Innovation in Central Valley Agriculture  by Highlighting New Technologies and Workforce Readiness MODESTO, Calif., February 9, 2021 – The Third Annual Central Valley Ag Technology Summit – this year entitled “Adapt & Thrive” will focus on the changing face of […]

By February 12, 2021 Read More →

SkateView

All Skate!: It’s the 70s in the new 20s! Get your rainbow suspenders out, get your glitter as COVID has helped bring back roller skating.  In all seriousness, there are many people that skating has never left their lives and Modesto’s Roller King lives on in so many Facebook groups, but roller skating is really […]

By February 11, 2021 Read More →

LoveView

LoveView By Chris Murphy There is nothing you can do that can’t be done Nothing you can sing that isn’t sung Nothing you can do that you can never feel inside.  It’s easy.    All You Need is Love.  The Beatles  – 1967 First off, no matter what your significant other says.  “It’s no biggie, we […]

By February 11, 2021 Read More →
Zen View Chinese New year of the White Metal Ox

Zen View Chinese New year of the White Metal Ox

ZenView: Chinese New year of the White Metal Ox By Mary Layton Given that the previous Metal Rat Year hasn’t been easy at all I have been extra curious about finding out the predictions on the web for this Year of the Ox. At any rate, we are done with the Year of the Rat! […]

By February 10, 2021 Read More →
Go Ceres: Drive-In Nostalgia

Go Ceres: Drive-In Nostalgia

Go Ceres: Drive-In Nostalgia  Nothing beats the drive-in movies for a date night or family fun and the Ceres Cruise-In has you covered. February has new movies hitting the big screen for everyone to enjoy, Starting off the month 5-7 enjoy Croods New Age and News of the World double feature, the weekend of the […]

By January 30, 2021 Read More →
FitView: Vaccinate Your Fitness 2021

FitView: Vaccinate Your Fitness 2021

FitView: Vaccinate Your Fitness 2021By Efren Martinez As we enter into 2021 I know we all are looking forward to a brighter and better New Year. One of the most exciting and promising parts of the New Year is the Covid 19 vaccine. It will save lives and is the start of getting us back […]

By January 1, 2021 Read More →
ZenView – Gratitude

ZenView – Gratitude

ZenView By Mary Layton Gratitude The year is coming to an end, a year full of adversity. There’s been tremendous sacrifice in all aspects of life due to the Corona virus. What we once took for granted like visiting rights, traveling and gatherings with family, friends and colleagues, our traditions and customs have undergone many […]

By December 1, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
AllAgesView

AllAgesView

AllAgesView By Sofia Johnson As the days get colder and shorter and I scramble to submit my college applications, I have taken a step back and reminded myself that the warmth of my home and the food on my table is not the same reality for many. Luckily, we can help aid the need of […]

By December 1, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
AuthorView: Ride Sharing

AuthorView: Ride Sharing

Modesto crime writer Mike Monson has independently published RIDE SHARING, a book that is described on the back cover as: “37 stories, vignettes, and sketches based on Mike Monson’s two years working as an Uber and Lyft driver in Northern California. Some of the material is verbatim accounts of events, some of it is completely […]

By October 4, 2020 Read More →
The Wine Cooler Revolution

The Wine Cooler Revolution

The Wine Cooler Revolution By Middagh Goodwin   Wine Coolers were all the rage in the 80’s and were created right here in the Central Valley. Basically a sangria packaged in a 12 oz bottle.  The original was California Cooler founded in 1976 by Lodi High School friends  Michael Crete and R. Stuart Bewley and by […]

By September 6, 2020 Read More →