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TDHS Class of 62 Save the Date

TDHS Class of 62 Save the Date

Where were you in ’62?   Thomas Downey High School Class of 1962, If you happen to receive a “Save the Date” postcard in the mail that the TDHS 60th Reunion has been delayed, that is for a second Reunion party next year.   Happening soon, The TDHS Class of 1962 Celebration of our 60th […]

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GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE

GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE

GALLO CENTER APPOINTS RYAN FOY TO NEW LEADERSHIP ROLE MODESTO, CA   (JULY 5, 2022)  Ryan Foy has been named Director of Produced Theatre and Special Programming at the Gallo Center for the Arts beginning July 18. The newly created role will be part of the Center’s senior leadership team reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer […]

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GreetingsView – It’s Going to be a Fabulous July

GreetingsView – It’s Going to be a Fabulous July

Greetings Friends This is going to be a fabulous July here in Modesto. We have just come off of a great Graffiti Summers last month. There were cars and people visiting Modesto from all over the world, enjoying our community, checking out our cars and feeing right at home. I love sitting on my deck […]

ThankYou Flying Turtle

ThankYou Flying Turtle

By Chris Murphy I want to give a huge shout out to the crew at Flying Turtle for making the Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame Markers. This is an absolute labor of love for them to do this for our Cruise Legends and our city. They are a busy company, making cool concrete […]

ZenView – Life’s Lessons

ZenView – Life’s Lessons

By Mary Layton Life’s Lessons The best thing about getting older is that we may actually learn from our mistakes and change the way we have been thinking. I love how Abraham Lincoln puts it: “Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Looking back on my own life I […]

BargainView  Sizzling Summertime

BargainView Sizzling Summertime

Sizzling Summertime By Monica Barber Summertime pairs warm sunny weather with many things to do in the sun. But there is also plenty to do while staying cool. Ms. M’s sipping an iced tea lemonade and trying to keep up with her summer reading challenge from the Stanislaus County Library which ends in August. Don’t […]

FoodView – Bubble Tea & Funnel Cakes for All

FoodView – Bubble Tea & Funnel Cakes for All

By Chris Murphy T Cups Café By Chris Murphy From Saigon to downtown Modesto, Bubble Tea has never tasted so good. Bubble tea is very important to Thanh “Joe” Dong. This was one of his favorite things growing up, and when he was trying hard to woo his eventual wife, Lucia Tran, he would travel […]

AllAgesView – Markets and Music

AllAgesView – Markets and Music

Hey Modesto! I hope you are all enjoying this hot summer. Recently, I visited our Farmers Market, one of my favorite activities, especially in the summertime. The Modesto Farmers Market has been around since 1979. The locals who grow fresh produce for sale are there. You can also find fun homemade items for sale. My […]

Fabulous 4th of July Celebrations

Fabulous 4th of July Celebrations

By Chris Murphy For nearly 150 years, Modesto has had a 4th of July Parade and that continues in 2022. Modesto has one of the longest running 4th of July Parades in the western USA. Even during the pandemic, there was a scaled down parade through 10th St Plaza with a proclamation from Mayor Brandvold. […]

MoBand Season July Finale

MoBand Season July Finale

By Chris Murphy Besides the 4th of July parade, there is probably no greater Modesto tradition than MoBand’s Concerts in the Park. Since the 1940s and 50s, the Mancini Bowl in Graceada Park has been home to MoBand. As long as I can remember it has been a tradition and I was fortunate to play […]

FranceView – Bastille Day

FranceView – Bastille Day

As America celebrates our independence from Great Britain, we need to take time to remember that it was the support of France, both diplomatically and financially that allowed us to win our independence. The French Monarchy recognized the independence of the United States and George Washington had a good relationship with Marquis de Lafayette and […]

ModStockView

ModStockView

ModStock12 is Coming! Modesto’s best summer festival is back for 2022 and you will be amazed! This is a showcase for the VMI School of Music and features many of the newly formed bands that that will be the foundation of our musical future. This year, Modstock be back and bigger than ever in Mancini […]

PerformingView – July Peformances

PerformingView – July Peformances

PerformingView By Chris Murphy It is the top of the summer and there are some great shows happening in these air conditioned places. From great Broadway shows, to cool intimate performances to some classic rock and roll, and even a red carper premier, we have it all. The new Gallo Center season is out now […]

SweetView – All American Frozen Treats

SweetView – All American Frozen Treats

By Abigail Power During Modesto Summers, there’s nothing better than classic All-American frozen treats to cool down and enjoy the sunshine. This month we are breaking down the some of our fave local places to get ice cream and milkshakes! Mocha Magic 920 16th Street Modesto, CA MV PICK: Maria at Mocha Magic has amazing […]

ArtView- No Art Drought

ArtView- No Art Drought

By Jim Christiansen Into the heart of Summer, no drought in Art in Modesto. Summer classes and workshops going on at Mistlin Gallery, Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock, Dragonfly Art for Life. First Friday Market will open the month, July 1, an extended 4th of July weekend. Kristy Moore and the BlackHearts artists among the […]