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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 […]

ZenView – Transition

ZenView – Transition

ZenView By Mary Layton Transition I would have never thought to witness this experience that we are all now going through in the world. It has given us cause to learn how to transition from old practices of going about our lives and our businesses to more modern and progressive ways of doing things. Whether […]

Jazz & BluesView: Tryin’ Times

Jazz & BluesView: Tryin’ Times

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson Tryin’ times and out of quarantine! Well folks we are out of quarantine but not out of the woods so let’s try and get back to business that is not quite usual. We need to continue to do our thing and take precautions especially for those who are vulnerable to being […]

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 […]

FoodView – Get Yer Hot Dogs

FoodView – Get Yer Hot Dogs

FoodView By the View Crew Hot Dogs! Who wants Hot Dogs! You can’t have 4th of July, or heck a picnic in July without having hot dogs. Hot Dogs and baseball go hand in hand, so many are grateful for the abbreviated 60 game season. Of course, there is always the basic hot dog with […]

AuthorView – Great New Children’s Book

AuthorView – Great New Children’s Book

AuthorView By Chris Murphy Peter Veglia – The Girl on the Hill This is a time that we need to make sure we have great children’s stories that uplift and show the role model that kids can be. We are so accustomed to the princess being rescued by the prince and they live happily ever […]

VirtualView

VirtualView

Virtual Movies, Music and Theatre By Chris Murphy The State Theatre briefly opened, but now has announced that they would shut the doors until the COVID situation changes. But in the meantime, the State has been creative with curbside popcorn and wine sales and a lucky few of us got to see American Graffiti on […]

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 […]

BargainView: It’s Just July

BargainView: It’s Just July

BargainView: It’s Just July! By Monica Barber It’s just July and summer is in full swing! This month always includes a lot of fun and sun. As Ms M attempts to stay cool with an iced tea from the Queen Bean coffee house on this hot day, she knows that the current climate includes a […]

By July 2, 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 […]

StarView

StarView

StarView By Chris Murphy In the words of Grandaddy, “So You’ll Aim for the Sky” and raise your eyes to the sky, where there is always a good FREE show. James Taylor also sang that the sky at night will put on a show for free. While you are at it, you might as well […]

Missing 4th of July 2020

Missing 4th of July 2020

The 4th of July Parade has always been a special event in Modesto. It brings people together, we celebrate, we connect and we feel like we are a close community. Unfortunately, the Parade has been cancelled and we will all have to share our memories. We will be looking forward to reconnecting with our parade […]

Graffiti USA Museum – Coming Soon!

Graffiti USA Museum – Coming Soon!

GraffitiUSAView By Chris Murphy We are bringing 1962 back! There is only one home of American Graffiti in the whole galaxy and it’s here in Modesto USA. This is were George Lucas grew up, went to school, created his stories and raced his cars and then went to Modesto JC before heading off to USC […]

MAMAView: On the Radio and Streaming

MAMAView: On the Radio and Streaming

MAMAView: On the Radio and Streaming By Middagh Goodwin We have been separated by a global pandemic that has had us sheltered in place for the better part of 2020. We have missed the interaction of friends and family in social situations as varied as Sunday Brunch at Deva to Music in the Plaza. Live […]

By June 29, 2020 Read More →
BargainView – Summertime Gladness

BargainView – Summertime Gladness

Summertime Gladness By Monica Barber June is the start of the heat and it marks the beginning of Summer. Ms. M is trying to stay cool andmaintain a bit of Summertime gladness with an iced tea picked up from the newly opened Preservation Coffee on this lovely afternoon as the temperatures have reached the high […]