By Jacqui D. Sinarle If you think no news is good news, then you’d better think again. The local residents who operate Positive Modesto News and HeyTurlock are determined to change your mind by providing feel-good stories, user friendly event calendars and interesting information that celebrates what’s good about our communities.
By Noel Daniel In the trenches of unrelenting depression, PTSD, and other mental illnesses, hope can seem far away— if not entirely nonexistent. However, there exists a spark of light in a new, seemingly unorthodox treatment: Ketamine Infusion Therapy. Antidepressants can tend to be a hard sell. Most work by increasing
1. AIRPORT BREAKFAST Fly high with a filling pancake breakfast and help support the Central California Valley Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force. This organization helps to preserve heritage military aircraft. You can find them and their pancake breakfast at the Modesto Airport on the second Saturday of every month.
By Noel Daniel Power of the Purse is an inspiring luncheon and purse raffle presented by United Way Women’s Leadership Council. The event is used to celebrate the power of women to create a community supportive of women and children’s issues. Proceeds from the event benefit Graduation Coach, an academic
By Noel Daniel Edible Extravaganza, held annually on the first Thursday of September at the Modesto Centre Plaza, offers a taste of the region’s finest in food and drink. Guests were welcomed to savor over 50 of the best restaurants, caterers, bakers, confectioners, vintners, beverage purveyors, and local growers that our
By Noel Daniel It’s hard to propose a dinner downtown without someone mentioning Commonwealth—and there’s a good reason for that. Commonwealth is Modesto’s home of craft beer, wine, and great food. Combining a strong, west coast-centric beer menu and a wine list from around the globe, Commonwealth creates the perfect
By Ashley Stinson Built in 1883, McHenry Mansion is the only original Victorian home still standing in Modesto. The house was built by Robert McHenry, a director at the Modesto Bank. This house has been an enduring Modesto landmark since 1976, when it was granted to the City of Modesto
SOUTH MODESTO PARTNERSHIP The South Modesto Partnership is an organization geared towards mobilizing faith, neighbors, private and public, partners and inspiring them to act together and support the health and well-being of the community. They do this by developing partnerships among South Modesto residents and leaders as well as
By Noel Daniel After opening on Aug. 15, Cobblestone Bakery has been serving as Downtown Modesto’s only bakery. Owner Gerit Sand—whose education and expertise spans from previous work with Ethan Allen and First Data to a current study of law—has big plans in mind for his Valley flagship. Sand has
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