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MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT VIRTUAL EVENT FEATURING RYAN MURRAY AND DON GRISHAW

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT VIRTUAL EVENT FEATURING RYAN MURRAY AND DON GRISHAW

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT VIRTUAL EVENT FEATURING RYAN MURRAY AND DON GRISHAW MODESTO, CA –The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will present a free virtual event featuring MSO Associate Conductor and Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra (MSYO) Music Director Ryan Murray and MSYO conductor Don Grishaw on Wednesday, September 23 at 7:00 pm. The live event will feature performances by Ryan […]

By September 17, 2020 Read More →
Beyer High School Teacher Receives 2020 Yale Educator Award

Beyer High School Teacher Receives 2020 Yale Educator Award

Beyer High School Teacher Receives 2020 Yale Educator Award Steve Eitelgeorge one of 81 teachers and counselors recognized from around the world  Modesto, CA – Fred C. Beyer High School teacher Steve Eitelgeorge is the recipient of the 2020 Yale Educator Award. Mr. Eitelgeorge, who teaches English, is one of 81 teachers and counselors from around […]

By September 17, 2020 Read More →
Community Hospice Receives Partner Level Four from We Honor Veterans

Community Hospice Receives Partner Level Four from We Honor Veterans

Community Hospice Receives Partner Level Four from We Honor Veterans  MODESTO, CA (September 15, 2020) – Community Hospice is proud to announce they have been named a We Honor Veterans Level Four Program Provider. This distinguished honor certifies Community Hospice recognizes the unique needs of America’s Veterans, their families and community providers. As veterans often carry traumatic experiences […]

By September 16, 2020 Read More →
MSO Announces Cancellation of All Concerts Through March 2021

MSO Announces Cancellation of All Concerts Through March 2021

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF ALL CONCERTS THROUGH MARCH 2021 MSO’S 90TH SEASON REIMAGINED THROUGH VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra Association (MSOA) announces the cancellation of all concerts through March 2021 due to COVID-19. These cancellations are in accordance with Stanislaus County and statewide guidelines stating that large gatherings and live […]

By September 11, 2020 Read More →
Operation 9-2-99 Clean Up

Operation 9-2-99 Clean Up

Saturday, September 12th – South Bank – Clean Up Details● The clean-up is from 9:00 AM – NOON.● Meeting place is River Rd. at the 7th St. Bridge in front of Pepsi on the south bank of theriver.● This cleanup requires a lot of walking and the terrain can be rough, steep, slippery orhard to […]

By September 10, 2020 Read More →
SCOE Offering Free Training

SCOE Offering Free Training

SCOE Offering a Free Construction Training Boot Camp     The Stanislaus County Office of Education and Northern California Construction Training (NCCT) is offering a FREE Construction Training Boot Camp beginning on Monday, September 21 through November 2, from 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at the Tom Changnon Education Center (1310 I Street, […]

By September 7, 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 →
Ceres Drive-In Returns!

Ceres Drive-In Returns!

The Return of the Drive In! This is exciting news. The Ceres Drive In will be reopening later this month! In this day, the drive in has emerged as the safe way to do things and now, you can experience a real full sized screen, concessions, digital sound and a real drive-in experience. How cool […]

By September 5, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
The Arcade Craze of the 80s

The Arcade Craze of the 80s

Arcades have a long history but the Video Arcade is a product of the ’80s even though the first video arcade games were made in the ’70s. The January 1982 Time MAgazine cover story was the Video Game touting how most brought in over $400 a week in quarters and that there were 13,000 dedicated […]

By September 4, 2020 Read More →
Senior Meals Still Available

Senior Meals Still Available

Nutritious meals for *adults 60 or older are still available. The Corona Virus forced the closure of the senior and community centers in Stanislaus County. Most of the senior lunch programs converted to a weekly frozen meal box pick up program and the program has been extended through December 2020. Pick up sites are available […]

By September 4, 2020 Read More →
Keeping Composer

Keeping Composer

Songwriting View: Keeping ComposerBy Patty Castillo Davis Creativity can flourish anytime and anywhere. Even when an artist is not focused on bringing art to life- it grows. Inspiration flows from all spaces and time. It does not understand if it is born out of chaos. Now we are finding ourselves adapting a new routine, even […]

By September 3, 2020 Read More →
Growing up in the Eighties in the Two Zero Nine

Growing up in the Eighties in the Two Zero Nine

MAMAView: Growing up in the Eighties in Two Zero Nine By Middagh Goodwin      Moving to a town that only had 8 exits off the Freeway(what kind of cultural wasteland was my parents moving us to) was a pretty big shock for a teenager from LA(and what classic 80 movie plots seemed to be […]

By September 1, 2020 Read More →
AuthorView: 5 Clones

AuthorView: 5 Clones

AuthorView: 5 ClonesBy Middagh Goodwin It is always great to see our local talent branch out in other creative outlets. That is just what Ed Bonilla a Stockton teacher and punk rock vocalist for the band Radical Times and Rudie Can’t Fail has done with 5 Clones. 5 Clones published by Montag Press is a […]

By August 31, 2020 Read More →
CreativeView – Celebrating Our Creative People ­ Brian Swander

CreativeView – Celebrating Our Creative People ­ Brian Swander

Celebrating Our Creative People – Brian Swander By Paul Forakis I was asked to share some words about my old friend Brian Swander. On most summer Saturday mornings, you can find a tall lanky framed man leaning against a beautiful Raleigh three speed bike, with a sketch pad in hand and his faithful Border Collie, […]

BigView Rock and Roll Radio 80s Memories

BigView Rock and Roll Radio 80s Memories

By Jeff “Beaver” Brown We had the world by the tail and didn’t even realize it at the time. The DJ’s and staff at 95/KDJK Modesto-Stockton were providing a rock & roll soundtrack to people lives. Our audience was listening to the end of rock radio as we knew it. The memories are still sweet, […]