Modesto came prepared to have fun at the 2016 Salvation Army’s annual “Kettle Kickoff” and donate to an organization that always ventures to help the community in need. Friends, neighbors, and coworkers were all welcomed to join in helping their favorite bell-ringer fill their kettle.
Not only is Pokémon GO affecting Stanislaus County in a big way, but Modesto-Con was a huge success, with fans and enthusiasts of all ages coming together from Jul. 9 to 10. Started to “further the culture of geekery,” the success just might mean we’re in for a nerdier Modesto.
Doctors Medical Center of Modesto launched a hospital-wide literacy project to foster a love of reading in young children and families. The project started on Mar. 1, along with the start of The National Education Association’s Read Across America Day which is a nationwide celebration of the birthday of Theodor
Last year’s main altar for the Dia De Los Muertos event focused on domestic violence awareness and honored those lives that were tragically lost because of it. The event was presented by the District Attorney’s Office Victim Service Program, the Haven Women’s Center, and the Gallo Center for the Arts.