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American Graffiti Car Parade and Festival Cancelled

American Graffiti Car Parade and Festival Cancelled

Due to the current COVID 19 pandemic, the North Modesto Kiwanis Club will not hold its annual American Graffiti Festival & Car Show this year.This cancellation includes the popular car parade (classic car cruise) and the two-day show and festival that had been scheduled June 12-14. If the public health crisis has subsided sufficiently by […]

By April 3, 2020 Read More →
GreetingsView – Make the Best in Strange Times

GreetingsView – Make the Best in Strange Times

Greetings Friends, It is really important that we find a way to stay positive now. It is hard. These are strange times. From less than a month ago, we went into March, aware that something big was happening, but over the last 30 days, the global impact of this hit us right here at home. […]

PoetryView – Love in the Time of Coronavirus

PoetryView – Love in the Time of Coronavirus

Love-in-the-Time-of-Coronavirus.docx Love in the Time of Coronavirus by Sam Pierstorff, @njapoet Six feet feels like a hundred miles when handshakes are forbidden and high fives have been replaced by winks and head nods like we are all flirting inside a crowded bar, but the bar is our kitchen—the strangers are our neighbors walking past dusty […]

COVID-19 Message from the Mayor

COVID-19 Message from the Mayor

Message from Mayor Ted Brandvold, While we’re all practicing social distancing, I can assure you that Modesto City services and operations continue, even though we’re not able to accept the public at our counters at city hall. As we navigate how to provide the services you expect with staff who are also practicing social distancing, […]

Grab and Go Modesto

Grab and Go Modesto

Let’s Grab and Go Modesto! Here is a list of Restaurants and Cafes still serving with Curbside Pick up or deliveries. Remember to tip generously. Order directly if possible as Grubhub and Doordash charge 20-30% to the restaurant. These are subject to change day to day. Copy and paste this list into your phone for […]

By April 2, 2020 Read More →
Go Modesto: Support Local

Go Modesto: Support Local

Go Modesto: Support LocalBy Middagh Goodwin Modesto’s population is approximately 204,933, it is the 18th largest city in California. What does that ultimately mean? There are a lot of people living in and around Modesto.Statistics show that about 68% of what is spent locally is reinvested in the community. Remember that statistic. Independent businesses return […]

By March 21, 2020 Read More →
AllAgesView -Girl Scouts

AllAgesView -Girl Scouts

AllAgesView By Sofia Johnson Happy March Modesto! This month I wanted to talk about some of the organizations that you don’t have to necessarily be in, to be apart of. The first being Girl Scouts. I was inspired to write about this because the Girl Scout logo, which is green, reminds me of March and […]

MSO performs Mozart & Mendelss

MSO performs Mozart & Mendelss

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS MOZART & MENDELSSOHN ON APRIL 3 & 4 Annelle Gregory to replace violinist Adé Williams due to injury All Stanislaus County Honor Band, Orchestra, and Choir students to attend free of charge MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) led by Music Director David Lockington, will perform Mozart’s Overture to the Magic Flute and Sinfonia […]

By March 6, 2020 Read More →
BluesView: Farewell

BluesView: Farewell

BluesView: Bye Bye Team I will be Rooting for youBy Earl MatthewsHello everyone. Thank you all so much for the love you have shown to me over my years at the Modesto View. As you should know by now, my love for the ViewCrew runs deep and wide but, it is time for me to move […]

By March 2, 2020 Read More →
FitView: Body Shock Fitness

FitView: Body Shock Fitness

FitView: Body Shock FitnessBy Efren Martinez You’ve been hitting the gym daily and your workouts have become easy. In fact, you feel that your workouts aren’t nearly as hard as they use to be. So why aren’t the results that were seen early on no longer happening? If this sounds familiar it might be because […]

By March 2, 2020 Read More →
GoModesto – Calling all Fun Junkies

GoModesto – Calling all Fun Junkies

Go Modesto Have you heard of The Fun Junkies?! They are a fun group of friendly strangers that meet up to build communities of friendships one event at a time! Events are posted on their Facebook page and featured on their Instagram account. Follow them to learn more, meet new people, and check out all […]

GeekView: LatinX Comic Art  Festival

GeekView: LatinX Comic Art Festival

GeekView: LatinX Comic Art FestivalBy Dr. Theresa Rojas Just when you thought things couldn’t get better this March, Modesto Junior College is hosting the Latinx Comic Arts Festival (LCAF). Directed by Dr. Theresa Rojas, the Festival will have almost 60 tables of comic art creators as well as 10 panels and workshops over two days […]

By March 1, 2020 Read More →
WomenView – The Future is Female

WomenView – The Future is Female

National Women’s History Month The Future is Female By Patty Castillo Davis While the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad vastly increased the pace of urbanization, agricultural development and industrialization which integrated California, the women who lived in and around 1870 in the newly established albeit, unruly village of Modesto did not enjoy progress the same […]

ArtView – Love Month

ArtView – Love Month

Art View By Jim Christiansen It is that love month, February. This year with an extended leap day along with Valentine’s Day. More time to express love for art and local artists. That love of art and artists and art events, main reason I write this column. After mourning losses last month with the year […]

ZenView – Benevolence

ZenView – Benevolence

ZenView Mary Layton Benevolence Do you know that song “Show me what love is“? Just heard it again the other day on AGT. Pets, no doubt, are the best in showing us what love is. Thank God for them. But when it comes to relationships with humans many of us wonder what love is, how […]

By February 12, 2020 0 Comments Read More →