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Graffiti USA Museum – Time to Start our Engines

Graffiti USA Museum – Time to Start our Engines

GraffitiUSAView By Chris Murphy We have the keys! It is time to start the engines. It’s time to rock and roll and build the Graffiti USA Museum located near downtown Modesto on historic US99. A group of local businesspeople and car and history fans have gotten together to create a place to celebrate our Graffiti, […]

Greetings to August – Good Things are Happening

Greetings to August – Good Things are Happening

Greetings Friends, There are good things happening, and in fact, this last month was one of the greatest ever. Becky and I joined the grandparent club, thanks to the amazing effort by our daughter Madison and her super supportive husband Ryan with the arrival of James Michael Leupp. It was truly the most magical day […]

Modesto Openair Initiative

Modesto Openair Initiative

MODESTO OPENAIR INITIATIVEThe City has launched the Modesto OpenAir Temporary Outdoor Dining Initiative. This initiative is in response to Governor Newsom’s July 1, 2020 and Stanislaus County Public Health order of July 13, 2020 prohibiting indoor food service. Restaurants may use this opportunity to expand seating outdoors to remain open while mitigating the spread of […]

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Jazz & Blues View: Tryin times and out of Quarantine!

Jazz & Blues View: Tryin times and out of Quarantine!

Jazz & Blues View: Tryin times and out of Quarantine!By Eric Benson And so it goes, I am doing my thing seeing my patients in primary care with the Fiesta De Mascara, the festival of masks with a lot of stress on top of the usual issues of sickness and health. Please take a minute […]

By July 31, 2020 Read More →
GoModesto: Stanislaus County Library

GoModesto: Stanislaus County Library

Stanislaus County Library continues to offer diverse online programming. Educational programs include STEM challenge each Saturday at 2 pm and Virtual Coding every Thursday at 10 am. There is Virtual Story Time on Mondays at 10:30 am, Story Break at 7:30 pm on Tuesdays and Virtual Bi-Lingual Story Time on Wednesdays at 9:30 am. Other […]

By July 24, 2020 Read More →
PSA: Back to School

PSA: Back to School

This morning, July 13, 2020, school district superintendents throughout the county met with Dr. Julie Vaishampayan, Stanislaus County Public Health Officer. Our goal for the past few months has been to safely get our children back to in-classroom education. Dr. Vaishampayan provided an update on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and recent community spread, and determined the […]

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AwarenessView

AwarenessView

Understanding Systemic Racism By Wendy Byrd As America celebrates the Fourth of July amid an uprising against police brutality, and a pandemic that has claimed 125,000 lives, let us open dialogue about re-imagining what the next 244 years could look like. In order to do this effectively and truly create change, one must know and […]

AllAges View – Plan Your Escapes

AllAges View – Plan Your Escapes

AllAgesView By Sofia Johnson If you’re anything like me, you often find yourself overbooking your life. Whether this is school, sports, work, or volunteering, this lifestyle can burn you out quickly. So when do you find time for you? Most of the time I tell myself, “If only I had a few more hours in […]

Greetings View  – We Have Been Through A Lot

Greetings View – We Have Been Through A Lot

Greetings Friends, We have been through a lot over the last few months. The mental, physical and economic strain is really pulling at the fabric of our community. It is hard and we don’t know all of the answers. While we were already raw from our time sheltering in place due to COVID, waiting to […]

Go Modesto: Stanislaus County Library

Go Modesto: Stanislaus County Library

Stanislaus County Library continues to offer diverse online programming. Educational programs include STEM challenge each Saturday at 2 pm and Virtual Coding every Thursday at 10 am. There is Virtual Story Time on Mondays at 10:30 am, Story Break at 7:30 pm on Tuesdays and Virtual Bi-Lingual Story Time on Wednesdays at 9:30 am. Other activities are […]

By July 4, 2020 Read More →
MaskView

MaskView

MaskView By Chris Murphy Don’t blow it Modesto. People, the science is simple and it is common courtesy. You may not like wearing a mask or won’t, but it is clear that transmission of COVID, or any other viral infection for that matter, is reduced if you are wearing face covering. Virus’ need a carrier […]

June Message from Kristin Olsen

June Message from Kristin Olsen

Following a lot of hard work from a lot of folks, Stanislaus County is open for business! I am so proud to live in a County where the private, non-profit, and public sectors continually demonstrate their commitment to working together for the betterment of all people in our communities. Because of these dedicated leaders’ hard […]

June Greetings from Mayor Brandvold

June Greetings from Mayor Brandvold

Greetings fellow Modestans, I have talked for quite some time about budget difficulties facing our City. We have known what was lying ahead of us regarding retirement and medical insurance liabilities for some time now. What could not have been foreseen is the COVID-19 pandemic we are in, and our City is facing severe budget […]

Music is Good Medicine Pt. 1

Music is Good Medicine Pt. 1

Music is Good Medicine Part 1By Patty Castillo Davis Many people’s lives have been altered by COVID19. Social media and news outlets have focused to a great degree on the implications of the virus in regard to mental health and offering recommendations on how to preserve well being. One particular group we should keep in […]

Stan State President Junn Announces Plans for Fall 2020

Stan State President Junn Announces Plans for Fall 2020

As announced early last week, I wanted to update you on how our campus is continuing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with the health, safety and well-being of our students, faculty, staff and community as our top priority. We now have guidance from the CSU Chancellor’s Office and the Board of Trustees with Chancellor […]