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River Road Closure Tuesday

River Road Closure Tuesday

In preparation for the upcoming traffic shift onto the eastern half of the new bridge over the Stanislaus River, construction crews will be paving and ...

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FEEL THE LOVE

FEEL THE LOVE

This year’s Love Oakdale is scheduled for Saturday, April 21. Volunteers will gather for a kickoff rally at the Oakdale Community Park on South ...

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Women Set Sail For Unity At Special Event

Women Set Sail For Unity At Special Event

 

Skies were clear, a light wind was blowing and the sun was out, all of which provided the perfect setting for the Women in the ...

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Wrapping Up Rodeo Week

Wrapping Up Rodeo Week

Vanetta Sipe has been going to the Oakdale Rodeo ever since she can remember. She continues to work at the family’s concession stand serving ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:24 a.m. | Wrapping Up Rodeo Week Comments 0 Comments
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Consolidated Fire Offers Weed Abatement Tips

Consolidated Fire Offers Weed Abatement Tips

After the spring rains and with the warmer weather starting to take hold, Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District officials remind residents to focus on weed ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:21 a.m. | Consolidated Fire Offers Weed Abatement Tips Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale Community Park Hosts First Music Festival

Oakdale Community Park Hosts First Music Festival

The amphitheater of Oakdale Community Park will soon be filled with music.

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:20 a.m. | Oakdale Community Park Hosts First Music Festival Comments 0 Comments
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Peddler’s Faire Slated

Peddler’s Faire Slated

Mark the calendar for the Sunday, April 29 annual Gold Country Peddler’s Faire, coming to Knights Ferry.

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Boat Expo Scheduled At Woodward Reservoir

Boat Expo Scheduled At Woodward Reservoir

Stanislaus County Parks and Recreation is bringing a Boat Expo to the main boat ramp of Woodward Reservoir from Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April ...

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Mother, Daughter Duo Prepare For Gallo Stage

Mother, Daughter Duo Prepare For Gallo Stage

Oakdale High School sophomore Darby Schmidt is preparing for an experience she didn’t fathom three short years ago. Later this month Darby, along with ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:16 a.m. | Mother, Daughter Duo Prepare For Gallo Stage Comments 0 Comments
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Cowgirl Luncheon Once Again Packs Bianchi Center

Cowgirl Luncheon Once Again Packs Bianchi Center

Forty cowboys left rodeo week with memories which will sustain them a lifetime and it didn’t come by way of accomplishment at the Oakdale ...

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April Observed As Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April Observed As Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Law Enforcement agencies throughout the state are stepping up enforcement along with awareness efforts by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to discourage distracted ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:12 a.m. | April Observed As Distracted Driving Awareness Month Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale Area Homes Improved Using HERO Financing

Oakdale Area Homes Improved Using HERO Financing

Over 340 homes in Oakdale and Riverbank have been made more energy-efficient, or have had renewable energy systems installed since HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:11 a.m. | Oakdale Area Homes Improved Using HERO Financing Comments 0 Comments
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Varsity, JV Baseball Squads Split With Manteca

Varsity, JV Baseball Squads Split With Manteca

Manteca week is always a big one for the Mustangs and this week featured a couple of battles on the ball diamond. Entering the week ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:11 a.m. | Varsity, JV Baseball Squads Split With Manteca Comments 0 Comments
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Rodeo Parade Winds Way Through Oakdale In Style

Rodeo Parade Winds Way Through Oakdale In Style

Rain or shine – and this year, happily, shine – the Oakdale Rodeo Parade goes on each year. The number of participants continues to grow, with local ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:12 a.m. | Rodeo Parade Winds Way Through Oakdale In Style Comments 0 Comments
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Community Briefs

Community Briefs

Weekend Art Show

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California Focuses On Mosquito Awareness

There are two different invasive Aedes mosquito species moving their way through California. Aedes aegypti commonly called the yellow fever mosquito and Aedes albopictus, commonly ...

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Police Plan Distracted Driving Crackdown

Police Plan Distracted Driving Crackdown

Oakdale Police will take part in a special effort to crack down on distracted drivers on Friday, April 13.

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Burglar Caught In Tuesday Night Break-In

Burglar Caught In Tuesday Night Break-In

Oakdale Police caught a would-be burglar in the act on Tuesday evening, April 10.

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DUI Saturation Patrols For Rodeo Weekend

DUI Saturation Patrols For Rodeo Weekend

As the 67th Annual Rodeo competition begins, Oakdale Police Department alongside allied agencies will be out this weekend looking for impaired drivers.

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Cancer Survivors Celebrated  At Special Saturday Brunch

Cancer Survivors Celebrated At Special Saturday Brunch

Firefighters did the cooking and moved their trucks out of the fire department bay to set up tables and chairs.

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Posted: Apr. 11, 2018 11:01 a.m. | Cancer Survivors Celebrated  At Special Saturday Brunch Comments 0 Comments
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SUN AND SHINE

SUN AND SHINE

After a washout on Friday and lingering showers on Saturday morning, the clouds cleared and the sun broke through to shine down on the classic ...

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Posted: Apr. 11, 2018 10:57 a.m. | SUN AND SHINE Comments 0 Comments
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OHS Interact Club Has International Plans

OHS Interact Club Has International Plans

Four students of Oakdale High School Interact Club are up to something big. The student affiliate of the Oakdale Rotary Club has taken on a ...

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Posted: Apr. 11, 2018 10:53 a.m. | OHS Interact Club Has International Plans Comments 0 Comments
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Volunteers Still Sought For Love Oakdale Event

Volunteers Still Sought For Love Oakdale Event

Love Oakdale is fast approaching and this year is part of a volunteer movement initiated in the Central Valley known as Love Our Cities. The ...

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Posted: Apr. 11, 2018 10:49 a.m. | Volunteers Still Sought For Love Oakdale Event Comments 0 Comments
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Sipe Is Grand Marshal

Sipe Is Grand Marshal

The Oakdale Saddle Club is proud to announce Vanetta Sipe as the 2018 Oakdale Rodeo Parade Grand Marshal. Lovingly known to many as “the corn ...

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Foundation Walk Benefits Great Valley Museum

Foundation Walk Benefits Great Valley Museum

The Great Valley Museum Foundation at Modesto Junior College invites the community to “Walk for the Animals” on Saturday, May 5 from 7:30 a ...

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HIGH FASHION

HIGH FASHION

Oakdale High School senior Josh Jacobson dips sophomore Kylea Coston during the Prom Fashion Show presented by the OHS Leadership Class this past week. Men ...

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Young Area Scientists Compete At Olympiad

Young Area Scientists Compete At Olympiad

Approximately 400 elementary school children from throughout the region are gearing up for the 21st Annual Elementary Science Olympiad slated for Saturday, April 21 from ...

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Oakdale’s Rich Earns Outstanding Woman Honors

Oakdale’s Rich Earns Outstanding Woman Honors

Sue Rich was destined to be an educator. Her journey to teach began as young as her junior high days and has metamorphized many times ...

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Fair Oaks Students See Books Published

Fair Oaks Students See Books Published

 

Fair Oaks Elementary School students have dipped their pens into the publishing world. Under the guidance and direction of Computer Lab Educator Theresa Gassaway, eight ...

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Posted: Apr. 04, 2018 7:30 a.m. | Fair Oaks Students See Books Published Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale Charter Student  Named National Finalist

Oakdale Charter Student Named National Finalist

Chase Sanford is both humble and wise.

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Posted: Mar. 28, 2018 10:35 a.m. | Oakdale Charter Student  Named National Finalist Comments 0 Comments
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District Supports Open OHS Campus

District Supports Open OHS Campus

Oakdale High School won’t be seeing a closed campus in its near future.

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Posted: Mar. 28, 2018 10:29 a.m. | District Supports Open OHS Campus Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale Wins At County Occupational Olympics

Oakdale Wins At County Occupational Olympics

The 33rd Annual Stanislaus County Occupational Olympics and Career Exposition were held March 22 at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. Approximately 662 students from Stanislaus County ...

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Posted: Mar. 28, 2018 10:06 a.m. | Oakdale Wins At County Occupational Olympics Comments 0 Comments
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HONORED STUDENTS

HONORED STUDENTS

Cloverland Elementary School recently kicked off the “Cloverland Kid” recognition program. This twice yearly program acknowledges students selected by their teachers for demonstrating campus valued ...

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Posted: Mar. 28, 2018 9:59 a.m. | HONORED STUDENTS Comments 0 Comments
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POLICE BEAT

POLICE BEAT

NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:08 a.m. | POLICE BEAT Comments 0 Comments
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Police Beat

Police Beat

NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public ...

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POLICE BEAT

POLICE BEAT

NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public ...

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Posted: Apr. 04, 2018 7:04 a.m. | POLICE BEAT Comments 0 Comments
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Motorcyclist Flees, Crashes, Goes To Jail

Motorcyclist Flees, Crashes, Goes To Jail

A motorcyclist was injured – and arrested – on Friday, March 24.

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Posted: Mar. 28, 2018 10:39 a.m. | Motorcyclist Flees, Crashes, Goes To Jail Comments 0 Comments
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POLICE BEAT

POLICE BEAT

NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public ...

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State’s Trout Management Efforts Under Review

State’s Trout Management Efforts Under Review

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will be soliciting public comment and ideas on the statewide management of trout at a series of ...

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Posted: Apr. 11, 2018 6:36 a.m. | State’s Trout Management Efforts Under Review Comments 0 Comments
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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

The Church Building Fundraiser Bazaar was very fortunate to have all kinds of delicious baked goods, art, crafts, and treasures donated by people both near ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:05 a.m. | Knights Ferry News Comments 0 Comments
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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Once again, the weather was a factor in the town events but only for a short time. The rain poured in the early morning hours ...

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Posted: Apr. 11, 2018 6:28 a.m. | Knights Ferry News Comments 0 Comments
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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Happy birthday to those lucky enough to have a diamond as their birthstone! April birthdays include: Denise Crom, Makenzie Ohe, Caleb Coston, Jim McCarthy, Megan ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Don’t forget! The regular ODD Fellows April pancake breakfast will be held on the second Sunday, April 8th because the first Sunday, April 1st ...

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Posted: Mar. 28, 2018 8:25 a.m. | Knights Ferry News Comments 0 Comments
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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Wow! Our big weekend has arrived. This Saturday folks will gather from miles around to support our Valley Home School students! There are a few ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:04 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments
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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Happy Birthday “Month” To Valley Home students Emma Wucherer and Cody Soares. Both Emma and Cody are excellent students! Cody is a sixth grader and ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

It is with great sadness we share word of the passing of Laetitia “Tish” Presant. Tish was well known throughout our community and was deeply ...

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Posted: Apr. 04, 2018 7:01 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments
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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Good news at our MAC meeting last week ... CHP Officer Richard Kennell and Sheriff Deputy Parker both reported new officers in training and will soon ...

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Posted: Mar. 28, 2018 8:26 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments
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BRETT LOUIS PATTERSON

Brett Louis Patterson, 27, of Escalon, passed away April 17, 2018. Born on July 27, 1990, Brett’s creativity and passion compelled him toward music ...

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ANNETTE S. VAN NORMAN

Visitation will be May 6, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Oakdale Memorial Chapel, 830 W. F Street, Oakdale, CA 95361.

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MARCUS COX

MARCUS COX

Born into poverty in 1937 as the only child of a single mother living in a small hamlet on the outskirts of Eufaula, Oklahoma, Marcus ...

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EMERY “GLEN” INGRAM

EMERY “GLEN” INGRAM

Glen Ingram, 87, of Oakdale passed away on Thursday, March 20, 2018. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He never met a ...

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ROBERT “BOB” EDWARD BUCKLEY

Robert “Bob” Edward Buckley passed away surrounded by his loving family on March 30, 2018. He was 85 years old. He was born on March ...

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 HAROLD EVERETT WRIGHT

HAROLD EVERETT WRIGHT

Harold Everett Wright, a resident of Oakdale passed away on Wednesday, April 11, at the age of 91 after a brief illness. He is preceded ...

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LANCE ERIC CAMPBELL

LANCE ERIC CAMPBELL

Lance Eric Campbell, 49 of Oakdale, passed away on April 8, 2018. He was born in Modesto on July 22, 1968. Lance graduated from Downey ...

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BLANCHE A. DEISS

BLANCHE A. DEISS

Blanche Deiss, 90 of Oakdale, passed away at her home on March 30, 2018. She was born on September 27, 1927 in Oakdale, CA to ...

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DALE BRAINERD

DALE BRAINERD

Dale Ramsey Brainerd, 86, of Oakdale, California, passed away on March 16, 2018, of natural causes.

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MERRITT “MIKE” WARD WANTY

MERRITT “MIKE” WARD WANTY

Merritt “Mike” Ward Wanty, age 97, of Oakdale, CA passed away on February 25, 2018, in his home. He was born in Oakland, CA, the ...

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KARL MICHAEL VARGAS

KARL MICHAEL VARGAS

Karl Michael Vargas passed away on March 14, 2018, after a brave battle with pancreatic cancer.

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KAREN R. GREEN

KAREN R. GREEN

Karen passed away on the evening of March 20, 2018. She was surrounded by many relatives and close friends. Karen is survived by her husband ...

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MANUEL GARZA

MANUEL GARZA

Manuel Garza, of Oakdale, CA passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 28, 2018 at the age of 88. He is preceded in death by his ...

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