The Central Valley showcased some of its most talented individuals and groups in August at the 9th Annual Valley Talent Project. Here are the finalists and winners of an incredible night of fantastic performances: VALLEY TALENT PROJECT 2018 AWARD WINNERS: $3,000 | E. & J. GALLO WINERY GRAND PRIZE Tie:
By Crystal Nay. When people are hit with tragedy, we see what we are truly made of. After experiencing the tremendous loss of his wife of 36 years to leukemia, one man decided to start changing other’s lives.
By Crystal Nay & Megan Anderson. Yosemite National park draws over 4 million visitors every year. Thousands of families make their greatest summer vacation memories visiting the Yosemite Valley, staring up at the world-renowned Half Dome, El Capitan, and Yosemite Falls waterfalls that cascade down the granite mountains that tower above. But what surrounds the Yosemite Valley floor?
By Crystal Nay. Sometimes it’s a wake-up call while we’re going about our daily lives that shakes us to our core and redirects the way we live. Sometimes it’s a blessing masked in tragedy. For one man in search of a donor kidney, it was a little bit of both.
By Crystal Nay. As the fall season kicks off, so do all the festivities. Dia de Los Muertos opens up this cultural festival for everyone to enjoy.
Since the weather is warm and school is out, we find ourselves spending a lot of time out of doors. Although this may not be the wisest tactic for someone in the Central Valley, we certainly approve of any and all efforts to get out there, stay healthy, and soak
By Jordan Severns A city’s culture is nothing without its music scene, and a city’s music scene is only as good as its curators. Fortunately for Modesto and its music scene, it has Modesto Unplugged providing classy, intimate concerts and music festivals at which to enjoy music—both local and from afar—right