Issue 35

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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

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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

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By Jordan Severns With popular competition like Dust Bowl, Last Call, and St. Stan’s breweries providing Stanislaus County with a wealth of craft beers and environments in which to enjoy them, it can be difficult for a new brewery to stand out among the rest. Fortunately for Blaker Brewing in

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Icy treats are the best way to stay cool this summer.
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By Ashley Stinson It’s a long, hot summer and the best way to enjoy all that sunlight is to find a way to keep yourself cool while you do it. In short, it’s the perfect season for icy, cold snacks. Instead of heading to the freezer aisle of your local

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By Noel Daniel The warm whisper of a record isn’t fading into history as one might imagine. There are a myriad of music formats that have had their rise and fall in just the last two decades. Even cassettes are starting to make a resurgence, with tape decks and boomboxes

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By Jacqui D. Sinarle Believe it or not, there’s more to local running clubs than just running! While it’s true that joining a running club is a great way to get some exercise, local running groups offer so much more—from training for an event, to opportunities to meet people, to supporting

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By Ashley Stinson One of California’s oldest cities, the city of Monterey, is located on Monterey Bay—which is south of Santa Cruz. This area has a rich history. At various points in time, Monterey has been a fertile hunting ground for the native peoples of California, the Spanish capital of

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Stanislaus County Fair
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By Noel Daniel Summer is where the Central Valley really shines. Although the soaring temperatures can make going out of doors less-than-appealing, Stanislaus County offers more than enough reasons to venture out and soak in some sun. The Stanislaus County Fair The county fair is an area staple. With just

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BY NOEL DANIEL Get ready to munch, crunch, and brunch on everything from fresh made-to-order crêpes, shrimp cocktails, chicken fajitas and so much more at The Community Brunch this year. This year, on Sept. 23 in the Modesto Center Plaza from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., the brunch will deliciously

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BY JACQUI D. SINARLE An outstanding variety of musical acts are slated to perform at the 2018 Stanislaus County Fair on the Bud Light Variety Free Stage this year. Here’s the lineup:     Jul. 13 | JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY Known for tunes like “I Swear,” “I Love the Way

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This summer, make sure you set aside some time to explore the beauty of our countryside—like this sunset, beautifully captured in Knights Ferry. Photo by Captured by Hayden Lee

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