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BargainView: Hello Lovely Summer!

BargainView: Hello Lovely Summer!

BargainView: Hello Lovely Summer!By Monica Barber Welcome to Summer! It’s that lovely time of year where an ice-cold lemonade sounds heavenly as the temperatures make their way toward the 90s and today Ms M is sipping a pink lemonade she picked up from the Queen Bean. As she sips slowly she ponders how wonderful it […]

By June 4, 2021 Read More →
Modesto Women’s History

Modesto Women’s History

Modesto Women’s History   There have been many milestones in our country recently and even here in our community. The first woman vice president was elected giving a new voice to women across the USA and even around the world, still, we are behind the curve when many other countries have had women leaders, prime […]

By March 1, 2021 Read More →
FitView: Get the Balance Right

FitView: Get the Balance Right

FitView: Get the Balance RightBy Efren Martinez Get the balance right “Fitness & Food” Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. This is my favorite time of the year! The smell of wood-burning in a fireplace along with all those yummy baked goods in the oven. This also being the two times a year that I personally […]

By December 2, 2020 Read More →
GraffitiView – Graffiti USA Museum Making Progress!

GraffitiView – Graffiti USA Museum Making Progress!

GraffitiView We are making progress. Thank you to all that have donated your time and money to the Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum. It is time for all of us to get involved and we have a big job ahead of us. We need donations, volunteers, cars, construction skills and so much more. We hope […]

By December 1, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
GreetingsView  – What A Year!

GreetingsView – What A Year!

Greetings friends, What a year. It is hard this year to keep the magic in our world was we careen from one disaster to another. Hopefully soon we will get some peace and quiet in the news and our COVID efforts will prove successful. As we get close to 2021, we wonder how we all […]

By December 1, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
MAMA Awards 2020

MAMA Awards 2020

MAMAView Virtual MAMA 2020 By Chris Murphy Everyone is sick of hearing it by now, but this year has upended so many of our community events and traditions. We all miss the things we used to do, but we need to do the right thing. One of the hardest hit has been live music and […]

By November 5, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
BargainView – New November

BargainView – New November

BargainView By Monica Barber New November In November, the smell of the air is new and different, it smells of food and warmth, like coming home. The aromatic rushes of cinnamon and pumpkin can fill up the empty spaces like an invitation to everyone in their homes. Ms. M remarks that the air bites with […]

By November 5, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
BigView  – Modesto in the 2000s

BigView – Modesto in the 2000s

The BigView The 2000s By Chris Murphy Modesto USA really lit up during the 2000s. As the new millennium began, Modesto celebrated New Year’s Eve in downtown, with a Beatlemania concert and a fireworks display that was one of ModestoView’s first live webcasts. There was a lot of excitement and optimism in our community as […]

By November 5, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
GoModesto – Keep Modesto Healthy

GoModesto – Keep Modesto Healthy

Keep our Community Healthy Currently local restaurants are in the Red Zone but Stanislaus County is right on the edge of the Purple and Red Zones so please do your part, wear your masks in groups and stay distances. Sure there are people in town that are ignoring those rules and putting you at risk, […]

By November 5, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
GreetingsView  – Fall into November

GreetingsView – Fall into November

Greetings friends, What an amazing time, in both the positive and negative ways. Here we are weathering a pandemic and everything we have done is different. On the positive side, we celebrated a wedding. In retrospect, this turned out to be amazing. We had a wonderful time with 12 people. My son-in-law Ryan, an esteemed […]

By November 1, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
NonProfit View – Local Charities Need You!

NonProfit View – Local Charities Need You!

NonProfit View Friends, our non-profits need us all now. The pandemic has affected every single fundraiser that I know about. Here’s the deal, the events have been cancelled, but the need for funds for those in need has never been greater. Just think about it, if domestic violence is bar in good times, just thing […]

By November 1, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
The Passing of a Local Legend

The Passing of a Local Legend

By Chris Murphy So very sad to learn that my good friend and mentor Al Menshew passed away. Al was such an inspiration to me for who he was, how much he loved our community and how he gave back. Al was a storyteller’s storyteller and could regale even the toughest crowd with great history, […]

By October 12, 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 →
GreetingsView – Fall Memories and Possibilities

GreetingsView – Fall Memories and Possibilities

Greetings Friends I don’t really know if we are at the mid-point of the COVID pandemic or not, but with all that is happening and the uncertainty out there, it has been really good for us at ModestoView to be looking back through Modesto’s 150 years, a decade at a time. It has been a […]

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 →