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Performing View – New Royal Robbins Play

Performing View – New Royal Robbins Play

PerformingView By Chris Murphy The stage lights are beginning to light up again. A new season has been announced for the Gallo Center and they have reported some quick sell-outs. There is a new excitement on our local stages and venues as there are signs that we will change tiers for greater openings. During May, […]

FoodView – Torii Japanese

FoodView – Torii Japanese

FoodView By Chris Murphy Photos by MJ Mangano COVID has changed so much in our community when it comes to dining. The entertainment and the restaurant experience were some of the things that were completely upended. These are amazing places of social interaction, that for so many months have been impossible. Here in Modesto, there […]

Big View – Star Wars and the Comics

Big View – Star Wars and the Comics

The BigView By Chris Murphy The Roots of Star Wars, American Graffiti, and the influence of Comic Books. On May 14, 1944, George Lucas was born in Modesto, USA. On May 25, 1977, Star Wars took over the big screen and immediately changed film forever. The Star Wars Adventures of Luke Starkiller Yes friends, this […]

Big View – Star Wars and the Comics

Big View – Star Wars and the Comics

The BigView By Chris Murphy The Roots of Star Wars, American Graffiti, and the influence of Comic Books. On May 14, 1944, George Lucas was born in Modesto, USA. On May 25, 1977, Star Wars took over the big screen and immediately changed film forever. The Star Wars Adventures of Luke Starkiller Yes friends, this […]

BikeView

BikeView

BikeView By Chris Murphy What do these things have in common? 1. Top of the parking garage in downtown Modesto. 2. The top of the Briggsmore overpass. 3.Top of the Memorial Hospital parking garage. Answer, these are the highest points in Modesto where you can ride a bike. Modesto with an average elevation of 89’ […]

Interview – Welcome Chad Hilligus

Interview – Welcome Chad Hilligus

By Chris Murphy A new day on stage at the Gallo Center is opening. Over the last decade, the Gallo Center has been guided by Lynn Dickerson and her team, smartly making the Gallo Center profitable and a vital part of our regional culture. I have a special fondness for the Gallo as I have […]

BrewView – Contentment Brewing

BrewView – Contentment Brewing

BrewView By Chris Murphy Contentment Brewing is all about the custom flavors. It is about the small craft brew batches that allow founder/owner and brewer Alejandro Serrato to create an amazing experience, and connect with the people in his neighborhood. The College neighborhood has been loyal to Contentment over the last year. As Alejandro and […]

Graffiti View – Help Us Build

Graffiti View – Help Us Build

GraffitiView By Chris Murphy Spring into Graffiti Season We have the building, now help us build it! The Graffiti USA Museum will be a place that will make us all feel better about where we live. We wil have a fun place to take guests and people from around the world will visit and learn […]

Greetings View – May the 4th Be With You

Greetings View – May the 4th Be With You

Greetings friends, It seems to be a different world in the last 30 days. Everywhere, you can hear the sounds of our society unlocking from our long winter of pandemic. We have gone from tik-toking our daily rituals to getting back to the outside world and connecting with people again. Thank goodness we have smart […]

Variant B.1.351 Detected in Stanislaus County

Variant B.1.351 Detected in Stanislaus County

Variant B.1.351 Detected in Stanislaus County Stanislaus County, CA — First two cases of SARS-CoV-2 Variant B.1.351 have been detected in StanislausCounty. This is the variant that was first identified in South Africa and is more infectious withapproximately 50 percent higher transmission rate. The cases are not believed to be travel related.“The detection of the […]

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FoodView- Fire and Brew Pub

FoodView- Fire and Brew Pub

FoodView By Chris Murphy Fire and Brew Gets Cooking! Back in 1984 Rich Loudermilk and his friend Steve Perry were working at Angelo’s Market Bakery and it was all high school fun. Little did Rich know then, that he would still be making and serving delicious food to this day. A degree from Fresno State […]

PerformingView – Postman Always Rings Twice

PerformingView – Postman Always Rings Twice

PerformingView By The View Crew As we wait for our live performing arts to return to the stage, you can enjoy this live streaming event by the Prospect Theatre Project. Here’s the story. A middle-aged roadside diner owner, hires a drifter to work at his restaurant. The drifter quickly begins an affair with the owner’s […]

Graffiti View – Time to Build!

Graffiti View – Time to Build!

GraffitiView By Chris Murphy It is time to start our engines. We have the building, the interior demolition is done and now we are ready to start building our dream to recreate Modesto’s classic car spirit. It is time to step on the gas, come out of this pandemic and build the Graffiti USA Classic […]

GreetingsView – Opening Up Safely

GreetingsView – Opening Up Safely

Greetings Friends, Spring officially started on March 20, but it feels like a totally different spring this year. The blooms, blossoms and the unfolding of our community that has been packed away in so many different format are starting to come to life. As so many have been sheltered for so long, this progressive reopening […]

Go Modesto – Love Modesto Needs You

Go Modesto – Love Modesto Needs You

Go Modesto Love Modesto – April 24 Hey Modesto, it is time for Love Modesto. While it is still not time for the big giant rally downtown, there are over 100 projects that need your help. Sign ups are now open and please join ModestoView in supporting Love Modesto. There are so many different projects […]