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Results of the 40th Annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials Competition 

Results of the 40th Annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials Competition 

Results of the 40th Annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials Competition        The annual Stanislaus County Mock Trials event took place on January 30, February 6, 8 & 13 at the Stanislaus County Courthouse, 800 11th Street, Modesto. The championship round was held at the Stanislaus County Office of Education on February 20.   Nine Stanislaus County […]

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Spring Garden Tour

Spring Garden Tour

Modesto Garden Club Spring Garden Tour – Beautifying and Serving the Community for 100 Years On Sat. April 20, 2024 the Modesto Garden Club, Inc. will host the annual Spring Garden Tour. The theme is Beautifying and Serving the Community for 100 Years. The Modesto Garden Club hosted its first Spring Garden Tour back in […]

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ZenView – Year of the Dragon

ZenView – Year of the Dragon

Happy New Year of the Wood Dragon By Mary Layton The year of the Wood Dragon begins February 10th, 2024 and ends on January 28th, 2025. It is the most popular zodiac animal in the Chinese Horoscope. In Chinese culture a Dragon is a mythical, supreme being that brings good luck. Couples want to have […]

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Graffiti USA Education Room Transformation

Graffiti USA Education Room Transformation

Education Room Transformation By:  Carly Russell The Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum’s Education Room recently received a generous donation of furnished work and materials, transforming this space into a remarkable showcase.  Technical Engineered Coatings Inc. of Folsom, California, donated $50,000 towards this project, while West Coast Industrial Flooring of Rancho Cordova, California, contributed $25,000.   […]

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Some Blues You Can Use Music In The Downtown

Some Blues You Can Use Music In The Downtown

Some Blues you can use, Music in the DowntownBy Eric Benson After being down a minute with Blues Monday Party we are back Feb 12th at Café Urbano. The Jan 22nd jam went well with good attendance and musicians sitting in. The band features John Burt Sax, Cortez Flores drums, Raul Slaps Bass, and myself […]

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AllAgesView – February Blooms

AllAgesView – February Blooms

By Grace McNamara As February unfolds, Modesto blooms with opportunities for shared experiences and heartwarming connections. This month is dedicated to love, and Modesto is the best at finding the joy of coming together. Whether you’re navigating this month with loved ones or creating memories with friends, Modesto offers many things for a month filled […]

Black History Month Highlights

Black History Month Highlights

Black History Month By Chris Murphy, Savannah Williams, and Margaret James Modesto has such a rich and diverse culture, and that’s a great thing. The more we know and understand each other and recognize and respect our history; it’s good for our community. There are many ways to engage, understand and team up. Empowerment Luncheon […]

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You Can Dance If You Want To

You Can Dance If You Want To

FitView: You Can Dance If You Want ToBy Efren Martinez We all understand the importance of regular physical activity for maintaining good health and managing our weight. While our metabolism naturally slows down as we age, it’s crucial to stay active. This FitView is for those who dislike going to the gym. If you’re one […]

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A Decade of Local Music

A Decade of Local Music

MAMAView A Decade of Local Music By Middagh Goodwin I can not believe it has been Ten years since I first started writing for ModestoView. In that time I have interviewed members of The Monkees, The Stray Cats, Cherry Poppin Daddies, Foreigner, actors Doug and Sam Jones, and more. I have written the GeekView, ComedyView, and […]

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Szyndler’s List

Szyndler’s List

UnpluggedView: Szyndler’s Listby Aaron Rowan A few summers ago, I came up with one of the coolest ideas I’ve had as a music curator. Quite the experiment, really: a run of four monthly World Music Jams, held at the Barkin’ Dog Grill where I hosted my very first evening of music downtown over a decade […]

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Honoring Our Past, Present, and Future

Honoring Our Past, Present, and Future

Honoring Our Past, Present, and FutureBy Tasha Wilson In the heart of our bustling Modesto community, resides a remarkable woman whose dedication to preserving African American heritage has left an indelible mark on those around her. Ms. Audrey Spearman, a visionary leader and community advocate, has dedicated her life to recognizing the invaluable contributions of […]

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Art Is In The Air

Art Is In The Air

Art View, Art is in the Air By Jim ChristiansenFebruary is the month when you might find Valentine’s Art gifts cheaper than chocolates in our downtown Art District. The galleries have art and crafter gifts at The Chartreuse Muse, Peer Recovery Art Project, Mistlin Gallery, Dragonfly Art for Life, along with Intrinsic Elements, Beads of […]

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Golden Valley Health Centers to Award $25,000 in Nursing Scholarships

Golden Valley Health Centers to Award $25,000 in Nursing Scholarships

Golden Valley Health Centers to Award $25,000 in Nursing Scholarships Golden Valley Health Centers (GVHC) and Golden Valley Health Centers Foundation will award $25,000 in scholarships this summer to five local students pursuing nursing and health care education. Criteria for the selection is based on the application, academic performance and financial need of each applicant. […]

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Modesto MLK Celebrations 2024

Modesto MLK Celebrations 2024

Modesto MLK Celebrations 2024 Martin Luther King, Jr. died 56 years ago, but his vision still uplifts and transforms countless people throughout the world. His vision and dream are celebrated the world over as well as right here in Modesto. “We shall overcome because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends […]

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MSO Performs Gershwin’s An American In Paris

MSO Performs Gershwin’s An American In Paris

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS GERSHWIN’S AN AMERICAN IN PARIS AND YOUTH ORCHESTRA PERFORMS SPRING CONCERT IN FEBRUARY   February 9 & 10, 2024 – Modesto Symphony Orchestra Performs Gershwin’s An American in Paris, Dawson’s Negro Folk Symphony, and Boulanger’s D’un Matin de Printemps (Of a Spring Morning)  February 10, 2024 – Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra to perform […]

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