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Modesto downtown sampler returns

Modesto downtown sampler returns

The Downtown Sampler returned last year and was a big hit. A couple of thousand people came to downtown and walked stroll and rode their bikes to over 25 restaurant, cafes and bars to sample what they had to offer.

Modesto area Music Awards 2018

Modesto area Music Awards 2018

MAMAView: Season is Upon Us

By Middagh Goodwin

'The Dark Knight' returning to IMAX screens in August

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Dark Knight" is returning to the big screen — actually, four of the biggest ones — in celebration of its 10th anniversary... Read More

2 ½ hours from everywhere: Murphys Historic Hotel stands test of time

Deanna Broglio stands on the balcony of one of Murphys Hotel’s historic rooms, overlooking Main Street in Murphys, California.

It could be said that Murphys Historic Hotel is a doorway to another time, but its doorway is literally from another time. Upon entering the establishment, one might notice the doorknob is a mere two feet off the ground; a design choice implemented so that patrons would have to dismount their horses before entering.

This is but a taste of the rich history within the walls of California’s oldest continually-operating hotel. Established in 1856 as the Sperry and Perry Hotel, its ownership has changed hands seven times in its 162-year history.

Deanna Broglio has worked at the hotel off and on for the past 30 years. Currently the front desk manager, Broglio has a wealth of historical knowledge about the hotel and the area in which it sits... Read More

XO Music Festival July 13-15

XO Music Festival in Northern California announces Superstar lineup for their premier music, art, food and fun festival.

Ludacris, T.I., Fabolous, MAGIC!, Rev Run of RUN DMC and the Diplomats are among the artists set to perform at the inaugural XO Music Festival, which will take place July 13-15, 2018, at the Contra  Costa County Fairgrounds in Antioch, California. 

Legends of the Cruise

Legends of the Cruise

Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route

Walk of Fame 2018 Inductees Celebration

June 6, 2018, 6:30  pm - 10th St Plaza Modesto

The spirit of “American Graffiti” endures today on 10th & 11th Streets in Downtown Modesto on the Historic Cruise Route, where the people of the true cruising route inspired George Lucas’ film.  People across America and all over the world are invited to have a rockin’ good time as the “Walk of Fame” Class of ’18  is unveiled on the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route on Wednesday, June 6, on 10th Street between J and K Streets in conjunction with the Mid Valley Chevy Club’s Park ‘n Shine that hosts approximately 300 classic cars and hot rods.

Graffiti-Con Cars and Comics

Graffiti-Con Cars and Comics
Graffiti-Con Cars and ComicsBy Middagh Goodwin      I am sure by now everyone has watched Avengers Infinity Wars, Deadpool 2 and Solo a Star Wars Story(no spoilers to those who are taking their sweet time to watch these.) The Incredibles 2 and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom are both out later this month and I am sure some of you are looking forward to one if not both of these.