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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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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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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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CrabFeed Season

CrabFeed Season

Is there a better more mouthwatering way to satiate your appetite? Not just for a delicious night out but also for giving to great causes. It is Crab Feed Season and it seems like every Non-Profit is hungry for donations and is boiling water and melting butter. These events are some of the biggest fundraisers for very […]

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When I Got the Music I Got a Place to Go

When I Got the Music I Got a Place to Go

MAMAView-When I Got the Music I Got a Place to GoBy Middagh Goodwin As the East Bay Punk band sang in their song “Radio”, “When I got the music I got a place to Go, Radio, Radio, Radio, Radio,” The Selecter sang in “On My Radio”, “It’s just the same old show on my radio,” […]

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Howdy 2024

Howdy 2024

Howdy 2024!By Monica Barber With New Year’s just hours behind us, some of the best moments have just made their goodbyes. New Year’s 2024 has yet to be more than an idea. To Ms. M, something so small as the idea can blossom into a simple start that allows one to reflect on the past, […]

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A Study In Starlets

A Study In Starlets

Unplugged View: A Study In StarletsBy Aaron Rowan “My life is spent in one long effort to escape from the commonplaces of existence. These little problems help me to do so.” – Sherlock Holmes. I share this sentiment with my favorite literary character, although the only crimes I’m trying to help solve are the shortage […]

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New Year New View

New Year New View

Art View: New Year New ViewBy Jim Christiansen Happy New Year. We go into 2024 with new resolutions, new activities, and changes to some longstanding traditions. Here is some of what is coming up in the Modesto Art Scene in the coming year. January 28 is the last day to enter the Stanislaus Artist Open […]

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Buying Your First Camera

Buying Your First Camera

Buying Your First CameraBy Michael Mangano So you want to be a photographer? Photography is a passion that happens the first moment you get that great shot and the addiction continues to get the next one. Having been a Photographer for Modesto View I get asked a lot what is the best starter camera should […]

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KidsView Winter Break Fun Cookie Decorating Kits

KidsView Winter Break Fun Cookie Decorating Kits

KidsView Winter Break Fun Cookie Decorating Kits In the “Winter Fun” series, we will introduce you to some seriously awesome things to do with your kiddos over winter break. Seasonal things (or in the warm indoors!) to keep your littles entertained for 3 whole weeks.  One of our favorite things to do at home is decorating […]

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Cluedupp Games: Wizards and Wizardry

Cluedupp Games: Wizards and Wizardry

Cluedupp Games: Wizards and WizardryTeam #BrewView joined hundreds of players Saturday morning to play a virtual game much like Pokemon Go and Ingress, in the streets of Downtown Modesto. We started at Mocha Magic for some warm drinks and sweet treats, then went as far as the Gallo Center for the Arts, the Police Station, […]

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Art Makes a Great Gift

Art Makes a Great Gift

ArtView Art Makes Great GiftsBy Jim Christiansen December, our last 31 days of 2023, includes holiday shopping days and end-of-the-year closeouts. If you went to the end-of-November Shop Local Saturday, with Handmade Arts and resurrected Mod Shop, thank you for supporting local artists. You can still resist the big box stores and find locally created gift ideas […]

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Year-End Charitable Giving: Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum

Year-End Charitable Giving: Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum

Year-End Charitable Giving: Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum By Carly Russell As the year comes to a close, it is the perfect time to reflect on the joy and impact that charitable giving can bring. Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum needs your support. The Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum is not just a place to […]

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MAMAView: Rockin Holidays

MAMAView: Rockin Holidays

MAMAView: Rockin’ Holiday and Seasonal CheerBy Middagh GoodwinI hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. If you went shopping for gifts on Black Friday or Small Business Saturday, I hope you supported local businesses. It is crucial to support our locally owned establishments, including restaurants, bars, and cafes, especially those that promote local music. Rockin’ Holiday […]

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