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Senior Meals Still Available

Senior Meals Still Available

Nutritious meals for *adults 60 or older are still available. The Corona Virus forced the closure of the senior and community centers in Stanislaus County. Most of the senior lunch programs converted to a weekly frozen meal box pick up program and the program has been extended through December 2020. Pick up sites are available […]

By September 4, 2020 Read More →
InterView – Marian Kaanon- Optimism for the Future

InterView – Marian Kaanon- Optimism for the Future

InterView Marian Kaanon By Chris Murphy Marian Kaanon has a story that will blow your mind and you will find her, and what she does inspirational. A refugee immigrant to the USA as a child, speaking zero English, she grew up, became well educated, and with the strength of her background, has put her experience […]

GoVote

GoVote

Go VoteThis year at least in Stanislaus County and the State of California will be an all-mail election. If you are registered to vote you should have received information from the Registrar of Voters. It contains details on the November 3rd Presidential and General Election.  Your ballots will arrive in a blue & white envelope […]

By August 24, 2020 Read More →
The History of Heat Wave Skate Park

The History of Heat Wave Skate Park

The History of Heat Wave Skate Park by Marc “Squid” Johnson The skatepark was designed by San Francisco skater Dan DiPaola and financed by a group associated with Beno’s Department Store out of Southern California. Dan combined design elements of several successful SoCal skateparks and was responsible for inventing the Mogul Bowl, a large triangular […]

MSO Virtual Recital

MSO Virtual Recital

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT VIRTUAL RECITAL JULY 22 John Hillebrandt in Recital, hosted by Ryan Murray MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will present their first virtual recital featuring MSO pianist John Hillebrandt and hosted by Associate Conductor Ryan Murray on Wednesday, July 22 at 7:00 pm. The live performance will feature works by Ravel and Chopin […]

By July 10, 2020 Read More →
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 […]

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 […]

ArtView – Starting to Open Up

ArtView – Starting to Open Up

Art View By Jim Christiansen With the limited opening up of Modesto, it’s not quite a June swoon in the art scene, and not yet the summer blast of art openings, open galleries and festivals. Still, there is art news this month, encouraging for the summer months in the age of social distance. Artists around […]

MAMAView – New Music from Gravel & Grace

MAMAView – New Music from Gravel & Grace

Gravel and Grace – Bringing the Blues By Chris Murphy Just released is the new debut CD from Gravel and Grace called “Bringing the Blues”. This is one of the most perfect band names as it features the gravel of Big Earl Mathews and the Grace of Ava Grace. This is a captivating CD loaded […]

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, […]

1900-1920 Modesto Timeline

1900-1920 Modesto Timeline

1900 Modesto population is 2,024. The Twentieth Century 1901 The Stanislaus County Courthouse gets a new Hall of Records. Modesto’s first high school building is completed at 12th and L Streets. Eighty-one students attend school there, including eighth graders. 1903 I.E. Gilbert and Company General Store on the northeast corner of I and 10th becomes […]

MAMView: Radio is a Soul Salvation

MAMView: Radio is a Soul Salvation

MAMAView: Radio is a Sound SalvationBy Middagh Goodwin”When I got the music I got a place to go.”It used to be driving around listening to the radio was a right of passages for teenager all over America. It was how the rest of us passed the time while stuck in traffic or as we just cruised around on a Saturday night.

By December 3, 2019 Read More →
International Olive Oil Company to Establish Presence in Stanislaus County

International Olive Oil Company to Establish Presence in Stanislaus County

Modesto to Become West Coast Base for International Olive Oil CompanyModesto, CA–Sovena, one of the largest olive oil companies in the world and the USA, just announced its decision to build its second United States plant in Modesto. The family-owned company specializes in olive oils,

By November 18, 2019 Read More →
Go Oakdale Chocolate Festival

Go Oakdale Chocolate Festival

The 27th Annual Chocolate Festival in Oakdale is taking place on May 18th-19th from 9-5 pm at Wood Park(Junction of Hwy 120 &108.) There will be over 200 vendors of all types including Chocolate at this great family-friendly event. There is a Kid Zone, Fun Run, Classic Car Show and live music by some of […]

By April 30, 2019 Read More →
MAMAView Spring Cleaning

MAMAView Spring Cleaning

MAMAView: Spring Cleaning By Middagh Goodwin It is officially Spring and time to do some proverbial  “spring cleaning”. Go through your merch and see what needs to be replenished or replaced with something fresh. Make plans to record a new song or go out and shoot a new video, even if it is just an […]

By April 1, 2019 Read More →