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BigView – The 1950s

BigView – The 1950s

The BigView by Chris Murphy There is really nothing like the sound of a hot rod motor, the squeal of tires and the sounds of the radio playing your favorite songs. Pulling in to a drive in, attended by a car hop on roller skates delivering a burger, fries and shake to you and your […]

BargainView – May is Here

BargainView – May is Here

Bargain View By Monica Barber May is here! With the change of month comes frequent sunshiny days, a rise in temperatures, and plenty of time to enjoy it. Ms. M has enjoyed taking many moments after working each day to pause to enjoy the beauty of the season. The best part of being home more […]

SupervisorView – May Outlook

SupervisorView – May Outlook

As the weather warms up, we continue to adjust to this new way of life, marked by face coverings, 6-foot social distancing, learning and working from home, and greeting people without handshakes or hugs. We have come to live with it, but there is nothing easy about this new norm. If you are like me, […]

WellnessView – Virtual Fitness

WellnessView – Virtual Fitness

WellnessView By Victoria Popoff Local Virtual Fitness This one hits home for me. As an owner of a small fitness studio in Modesto, I know the realities for so many of my fitness entrepreneurs locally. This pandemic has forced closures and created 180* changes with the fitness world. Many of us are not tech savvy, […]

GeekView: May the Force Be With You

GeekView: May the Force Be With You

GeekView: May the Force Be With YouBy Middagh Goodwin Modesto is known for many things but one thing that geeks around the world know it for is being the hometown of George Lucas the creator of Star Wars and American Graffiti. Modesto was the first city to make an official proclamation making May the 4th, […]

By April 29, 2020 Read More →
PSA: Health Recommendations

PSA: Health Recommendations

To stop the spread of COVID‐19 it is critical to adhere to these recommendations:Practice social distancing by staying at least 6 feet away from others.1. Do not hold social visits and play dates with anyone outside of your household2. Keep children that are at home entertained by playing games, reading books, or going for walks3. […]

By April 14, 2020 Read More →
RescheduleView – Events Move to Fall

RescheduleView – Events Move to Fall

RescheduleView By Chris Murphy This has been quite of month. Just 45 days ago, April was loaded with more events that possible to attend. Since COVID-19, the word has turned upside down. Here are a couple of the key events that have been rescheduled to a date in the fall when hopefully we will be […]

GoUSA – Be Counted

GoUSA – Be Counted

Be Counted. Let’s make sure that everyone in the USA is counted. Don’t miss out. Tell your friends. Don’t wait for people to come door to door. If you want to get this done now, go online and get it done. Let’s make sure California counts in! 2020census.gov/

All AgesView – Try Some Poetry

All AgesView – Try Some Poetry

AllAgesView By Sofia Johnson Happy August Modesto! I hope everyone is having a great summer and looking forward to the upcoming school year. Last month, I had the opportunity to watch a Poetry Slam “The Chill List” at the State Theater and it inspired me to write about the poetry scene right here in Modesto. […]

InterView – Jeremiah Williams

InterView – Jeremiah Williams

InterView By Chris Murphy Jeremiah Williams – Modesto’s 2019 ModestoView All American There are people that give back to our community, and there are people that GIVE back to our community. I have had the honor so serve on many committees and hosted events with Jeremiah Williams. There is one thing you can say for […]

BluesView: An Interview with Ava Grace

BluesView: An Interview with Ava Grace

BluesView: an Interview with Ava GraceBy Earl Matthews Hello everyone. June 15th at the State Theater. Headliners Tommy Castro and the Painkillers with guest Ron Thompson. Both bands are SF legends and should not be missed. There is a lot more happening so please go to the main calendar for details. This month I’ve interviewed […]

By June 1, 2019 Read More →
GeekView: Graffiti-Con 2 the Electric Boogaloo

GeekView: Graffiti-Con 2 the Electric Boogaloo

GeekView: Graffiti-Con 2 the Electric BoogalooBy Middagh Goodwin When you think about it having a pop culture convention that features a classic car show is a no brainer when you live in Modesto; especially when it takes place in June. Growing up I loved the vehicles in movies, tv shows and comics just as much, […]

By May 30, 2019 Read More →
Songwriter View: Songs For My Daddy-O

Songwriter View: Songs For My Daddy-O

Songwriter View: Songs For My Daddy-O By Patty Castillo Davis I was singing before I could walk. My household was made vibrantly alive and musically influential because of my parents. My Father, Alonzo Castillo is a transplant from Corpus Christi, Texas who fell madly in love with a California girl and the California Sound. The […]

Stray Cat Lee Rocker

Stray Cat Lee Rocker

Interview: The Stray Cat Lee RockerBy Middagh Goodwin Lee Rocker is celebrating 40 years of music with his band the Stray Cats with a new album 40 which just came out and a world tour scheduled. Before he embarks on this momentous occasion, he will be bringing his band to the Gallo Center on June 8th right […]

By May 28, 2019 Read More →
Porchfest 2019

Porchfest 2019

Sunday, May 19, Modesto Porchfest returns. Porchfest started in Modesto just two years ago in July 2017 with 30 locations and 45 acts if you do not count the gaggle of VMI bands playing the same day at the Gallo Center for the Arts. Now in its third year, it has grown to 45 porches […]

By May 16, 2019 Read More →