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City to Make Modesto 4th Proclamation

City to Make Modesto 4th Proclamation

Greetings Modesto Friends. It’s coming soon! The most special day in the Star Wars calendar. Yes, it is almost May the 4th. People around the world have been celebrating this special day for years and now its is time for Modesto to officially adopt this message of peace and hope. The City of Modesto will […]

ZenView – Generosity

ZenView – Generosity

GENEROSITY By Mary Layton What makes a person generous? Is it because he or she readily shares his or her material assets with others? Gives lavish gifts? Spoils the family and the pets? Donates to charities? Does generosity pertain mostly to the giving of material things? There is more to generosity than meets the eye. […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
Bike View- My City Bike Help

Bike View- My City Bike Help

BikeView By Hunter Walsh Not-for-profit Sutter Health network and global public health alliance My City Bikes are teaming up to make Modesto a healthier place to live. The free My City Bikes Modesto app for beginner cyclists – established with verified beginner-friendly Oakdale Bicycle Shop in 2015 – is expanding to include prescribed rides, Sutter […]

BigView – Ride Modesto 2016

BigView – Ride Modesto 2016

Ride Modesto By Chris Murphy Let’s make this easy. Modesto is a flat city. I think the net elevation change from east to west Modesto may be about five feet. Simply put, the biggest hill you have to climb are the overpasses over the freeway. Modesto should most certainly be a bike town, but there […]

GraffitiPreView – 2016

GraffitiPreView – 2016

Graffiti Summer Preview By Chris Murphy Whomp bom a lu bop a whomp bam boom! This is the beat of classic rock and roll and Modesto USA felt that beat every weekend night when kids from all over central California used to cruise downtown Modesto on historic 10th and 11th Streets. Modesto USA was a […]

Food & Drink

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Stan Co Fairgrounds

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Stan Co Fairgrounds

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Fairgrounds. The Turlock Certified Farmers Market (TCFM) will now be held every Saturday, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, starting this Saturday May 7, 2016 through October 29, 2016 (blackout dates including the two Saturday’s of Fair, July 9th and […]

ChefView – Indulge Her on Mother’s Day

ChefView – Indulge Her on Mother’s Day

Chef View By Dana Johnson Indulge “Her” on Mother’s Day! Here’s to all the wonderful Mothers who go that extra mile, wear that comforting smile, and often get lost in the laundry pile! For me, I’m thinkin’ Mike’s Grillhouse and the Mother’s Day Buffet. YES! You read that correctly…Buffet is the “special” of this highly […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
May BrewView: What’s New with Spirits for Spring

May BrewView: What’s New with Spirits for Spring

BrewView: What’s New With Spirits for Spring By Brandilyn Brown and Christopher Mitchell   Do Good Distillery is now open for tours! When you walk into the rustically furnished, homey space, you immediately sense what drives the family business: Ben Franklin’s famous quote, “You Do Well by Doing Good” graces the wall, alongside a photo of beloved friend and family, Officer […]

Assyrian Festival Held At The Stanislaus County Fairgrounds

Assyrian Festival Held At The Stanislaus County Fairgrounds

ASSYRIAN FESTIVAL HELD AT THE FAIRGROUNDS Immerse yourself in the culture that started it all at the 2nd Annual Assyrian Festival with authentic foods, historical exhibits, live entertainment and a kids zone on August 27-28, 2016 from 10 a.m.- 10 p.m.  The Assyrian Festival is free to the public with free parking and will start […]

By April 26, 2016 Read More →
BargainView: Taste of Turlock

BargainView: Taste of Turlock

Taste of Turlock by Monica Barber Stepping out of your comfort zone is a great way to promote change. Getting a new perspective by visiting a different city to taste what they have to offer is a bold approach to change. As Ms. M steps out of One Sixteen Bijou onto Main Street in Downtown […]

By April 25, 2016 Read More →

Event Calendar

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Stan Co Fairgrounds

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Stan Co Fairgrounds

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Fairgrounds. The Turlock Certified Farmers Market (TCFM) will now be held every Saturday, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, starting this Saturday May 7, 2016 through October 29, 2016 (blackout dates including the two Saturday’s of Fair, July 9th and […]

FW: FitView – Playground Fitness

FW: FitView – Playground Fitness

FitView By Efren Martinez Playground Fitness I got this great idea from a friend who’s a Ninja poet. He’s an English teacher by day and an awesome father and husband by night. In fact some of you may know him as Mr. Slam on Rye. Last year Sam Pierstorff had the opportunity to compete on […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
NonProfit View – Community Hospice

NonProfit View – Community Hospice

NonProfitView Community Hospice By DeSha McLeod, For over 36 years, Community Hospice has walked along side patients and families as they have navigated life’s end-of-life journey. Founded in a church basement by two volunteer registered nurses, Community Hospice has grown to meet the needs of the community becoming the oldest and largest non-profit hospice provider […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
YouthView – Lemonade Day

YouthView – Lemonade Day

YouthView Lemonade Day By Dave Darmstadler, Datapath CEO Lemonade Day Modesto is one of the greatest events we have for the kids of our community. It teaches youth the entrepreneurial skills necessary to start, own, and operate their own business—a lemonade stand. In addition, they learn basic business principles, team work, customer service skills, finance […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
PerformingView – May 16

PerformingView – May 16

A Time to Perform in May By Kaye Osborn We live in a place where the Arts are thriving! So many opportunities for everyone! My friend, Debbie Soro, had a dream of bringing the play, The Sirens to Gallo Center for the Arts. She held auditions and cast an amazing group of actors. The Sirens […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →

Music

MetalView – Mother’s Day Special

MetalView – Mother’s Day Special

Metal View – By Mike Vanek 2016 Mothers Day Special May is rad month for me. I was born in May, my pool opens in May, we start bbq’ing in May. The weather starts getting good but most importantly to me, it means it’s Mother’s Day and this month is all about mom’s in our […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
RockabillyView – Ferocious Females in Rockabilly

RockabillyView – Ferocious Females in Rockabilly

Ferocious Females in Rockabilly By Jennifer Allsup Early pioneers of Rockabilly didn’t always run completely smooth. Women started making great strides in the early 50’s to be recognized for their talents. These women had the ambition to succeed in this genre of music. Women like Lorrie Collins started young and were very skilled. She started […]

Jazz&BluesView – May 16

Jazz&BluesView – May 16

Blues&JazzView by Eric Benson “If you luv music you’re gonna luv this” Ah thanks for the springing has sprung with tender shoots, seedlings, some blessed rain and mosquitoes! Know I’m preaching to the choir but unless you own stock in mosquito repellant drain all standing water, wear repellant when out, and try not to let […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
UnpluggedView – Intimacy, Originality, Reciprocity

UnpluggedView – Intimacy, Originality, Reciprocity

Unplugged View By Aaron Rowan Intimacy, Originality, Reciprocity – the tripartite motto of Modesto Unplugged. We have just wrapped our finest festival yet, and don’t have much happening in May, so I shall devote this column to talking about the stellar MUMF team members I work with, and our mission. Modesto Unplugged was formed to […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
Weekend Needle Drop-TOKYO SKA PARADISE ORCHESTRA

Weekend Needle Drop-TOKYO SKA PARADISE ORCHESTRA

I do not know if anyone even noticed that I did not do a review from my collection last week. As I am sure you all know Prince passed away and that loss affected us all in a big way. I thought about doing two reviews to make up for it this week, but have […]

By April 30, 2016 Read More →

Stage Art

ArchitectureView – Modesto’s Future is Bright

ArchitectureView – Modesto’s Future is Bright

Future of Modesto’s downtown is bright By Barrett Lipomi We are in a very exciting time for Modesto and the revitalization of our downtown. Our city has been victim to a down economy most of the past decade watching local business close and storefronts vacated. However, there is positive change happening now. Over the past […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
ArtView – May Day May Day!

ArtView – May Day May Day!

Art View By Jim Christiansen May Day! May Day! That wasn’t your imagination last month that we published the March Art View Column in the April Edition with new photo. Unexpected April Fool’s Joke, but thank you to those of you who shared our online link to the April Column. Modesto View updates our online […]

PerformingView – May 16

PerformingView – May 16

A Time to Perform in May By Kaye Osborn We live in a place where the Arts are thriving! So many opportunities for everyone! My friend, Debbie Soro, had a dream of bringing the play, The Sirens to Gallo Center for the Arts. She held auditions and cast an amazing group of actors. The Sirens […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
ComedyView

ComedyView

ComedyView By Chris Murphy Wanna bet you can’t do it? What do you think this contest is? It’s a clean comedy competition. Yes, you read right, this is a competition to see who can make us laugh and keep it all clean. Really family friendly, no F-bombs and stuff that is really funny. So which […]

By April 1, 2016 Read More →
PerformingView

PerformingView

PerformingView By Kaye Osborn A Time to Perform in April Spring has sprung! Many high school drama productions are over, but Modesto Christian will be presenting Willy Wonka at the Gallo Center. Later this summer, you will see amazing YES Company productions. Tis the season for musical and dance recitals. We certainly are fortunate to […]

By April 1, 2016 Read More →

Community

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Stan Co Fairgrounds

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Stan Co Fairgrounds

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market and Love Turlock will begin this Saturday, May 7th at the Fairgrounds. The Turlock Certified Farmers Market (TCFM) will now be held every Saturday, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm, starting this Saturday May 7, 2016 through October 29, 2016 (blackout dates including the two Saturday’s of Fair, July 9th and […]

All Ages View – End of School is Almost Here

All Ages View – End of School is Almost Here

AllAgesView By Leia Johnson The end of the school year is approaching and there’s nothing I’d rather do than study for finals! The best way to get through the long grueling hours of preparing for exams is to spend some free time enjoying the good things in life. I’m especially excited about the new room […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
NonProfit View – Community Hospice

NonProfit View – Community Hospice

NonProfitView Community Hospice By DeSha McLeod, For over 36 years, Community Hospice has walked along side patients and families as they have navigated life’s end-of-life journey. Founded in a church basement by two volunteer registered nurses, Community Hospice has grown to meet the needs of the community becoming the oldest and largest non-profit hospice provider […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
Interview – The Amazing Lonny Davis

Interview – The Amazing Lonny Davis

InterView The Amazing Lonny Davis By Chris Murphy Lonny Davis is a man on a mission, a smile on his face and a vision on how to make mobility available to so many that need it all over the far reaches of the globe. Hope Haven West is a fantastic local organization that delivers wheelchairs […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
YouthView – Lemonade Day

YouthView – Lemonade Day

YouthView Lemonade Day By Dave Darmstadler, Datapath CEO Lemonade Day Modesto is one of the greatest events we have for the kids of our community. It teaches youth the entrepreneurial skills necessary to start, own, and operate their own business—a lemonade stand. In addition, they learn basic business principles, team work, customer service skills, finance […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →

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