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City Enjoys Celebration As Community Park Opens

City Enjoys Celebration As Community Park Opens

It was a much anticipated day for many in the City of Oakdale. On Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 community members, city officials, honorary guests and ...

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Council Makes Choice: Prefers Alternative 1B

Council Makes Choice: Prefers Alternative 1B

Oakdale’s City Council on Monday night voted 4-0 in favor of their preferred alternative for the North County Corridor Project.

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Burns Heads Up OTA For 2017-18 School Year

Burns Heads Up OTA For 2017-18 School Year

Keith Burns isn’t new to the education system.

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River Effort Sees Quick Clean Up

River Effort Sees Quick Clean Up

Volunteers that turned out on Saturday morning to help with the annual river clean up found themselves working a much shorter shift than anticipated.

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Community Turns Out To Support Park Opening

Community Turns Out To Support Park Opening

From the morning ribbon cutting to music that lasted well into the evening, Saturday was a day of celebration for Oakdale, as the new Oakdale ...

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Community Briefs

Community Briefs

Library Foundation Meet

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Service Academy Info Night

Service Academy Info Night

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) will host a Service Academy Information Night on Thursday, Sept. 21 at Gregori High School in Modesto. This event ...

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Colorful Flair, Tasty Fare At International Fest

Colorful Flair, Tasty Fare At International Fest

Dancers, musicians, and food booths of all types took up residence on the lawn area adjacent to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oakdale on ...

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Library, OID Endorsements

The Republican Party of Stanislaus County has announced its Endorsements of the Republican Candidates and Measures on the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot:

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Candidate Debate In Turlock

The Central Valley Democratic Club is hosting a debate on Wednesday, Sept. 20 among all of the declared Democratic Party candidates on the issues of ...

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MJC Science Series Begins

Modesto Junior College’s weekly Science Colloquium will kick off the fall semester series with the topic “Global Climate Change Update” presented by Richard Anderson ...

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New Downtown Business Receives Great Response

New Downtown Business Receives Great Response

Finding a little something special just got a bit easier for the Oakdale shopper looking to find fashion and style on a limited budget.

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Escalon First Baptist Hosting Bible ‘Walk-Through’

A five-session Bible “walk-through” covering both the entire old and new Testaments, from Genesis through Revelation, will be offered at Escalon First Baptist Church from ...

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Motorists Urged To Observe Watch Out For Wildlife Week

Motorists Urged To Observe Watch Out For Wildlife Week

Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) remind motorists to remain alert for wildlife on roadways during Watch Out for Wildlife Week ...

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BoxLunch Opens Storefront At Vintage Faire Mall

BoxLunch, a pop culture gift store with a cause, opened its newest location in Modesto on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at Vintage Faire Mall. BoxLunch offers ...

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Special Fire Board Meeting Set

Special Fire Board Meeting Set

The regular Board of Directors meeting of Thursday, Sept. 14 for the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District has been cancelled. Originally set for 6 p ...

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Volunteers Prepare For Saturday River Cleanup

Volunteers Prepare For Saturday River Cleanup

The Stanislaus River near the Cost Less shopping center in Oakdale will be one of two local sites for a cleanup of the river this ...

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Community Hospice Appoints Associate Medical Directors

Community Hospice, the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice agency serving the Central Valley, announced the appointment of two new Associate Medical Directors, Dr. Ann Marie ...

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Heart Walk Hits College Campus On Saturday

Thousands of walkers will descend on the California State University, Stanislaus campus on Saturday, Sept. 16 for the American Heart Association’s annual Stanislaus Heart ...

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Community Briefs

Community Briefs

Square Dance Classes

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International Fest Offered

The 2017 St. Mary’s International Festival is on the schedule for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 16 and 17 in Oakdale. The festival is designed ...

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Library Programs Aimed At All Ages

Library Programs Aimed At All Ages

The Teen/Adult Craft for September at the Oakdale Library will be “Guitar Pick Art.” Crafters will use a guitar pick punch to cut out ...

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Valley Home Joint School District Generates Taxpayer Savings

Valley Home Joint School District Generates Taxpayer Savings

The Valley Home Joint School District priced refunding bonds on Sept. 6, locking in property taxpayer savings of $1,033,976 over time. Interest rates ...

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Inaugural Season Kicks Off For New Oakdale Soccer Club

Inaugural Season Kicks Off For New Oakdale Soccer Club

The recently formed Oakdale Soccer Club had its opening ceremonies this past Saturday at T.L. Davis Sports Complex. With over 650 excited and enthusiastic ...

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MJC Students, Graduates Invited To Job Fair

MJC Students, Graduates Invited To Job Fair

Modesto Junior College students and graduates are invited to join the Career Development and Transfer Center for the Fall 2017 Job Fair on Wednesday, Sept ...

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CLUB RUSH DAY

CLUB RUSH DAY

Oakdale High School recently hosted its annual Club Rush event. Clubs, athletic teams, military, as well as the local Oakdale Police Department, with representatives of ...

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Welcome Reception Set For YCCD Chancellor

The Yosemite Community College District (YCCD) Board of Trustees has issued an invitation to the public to attend a reception to welcome the newly appointed ...

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Oversight Committee Members Sought For YCCD

The Yosemite Community College District (YCCD) Board of Trustees is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in serving on the YCCD Measure E Citizens’ Bond ...

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RAM LEADERSHIP

RAM LEADERSHIP

Oakdale Junior High School student council officers elected into office for the 2017-18 school year include, from left: Morgan Dietrich, President; Jackie Tennis, Vice-President; Kennadie ...

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Exchange Program Seeking Area Representatives

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking individuals to serve as Area Representatives in the local community. ASSE provides academic year and semester exchange programs ...

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Flexible Seating Piloted In Magnolia Classroom

Flexible Seating Piloted In Magnolia Classroom

For visitors of Magnolia Elementary School, things may appear to be going off the grid by way of traditional seating and classroom structure.

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New Purpose For School’s Multi-Purpose Rooms

New Purpose For School’s Multi-Purpose Rooms

Students of Cloverland and Fair Oaks elementary schools were treated to a special surprise as they returned from summer break earlier this school year. As ...

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COME TO THE BARN

COME TO THE BARN

The property surrounding the grounds of the new Oakdale School Farm was quickly filled last Wednesday evening, as Ag enthusiasts gathered for the annual Oakdale ...

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Young Rams Enjoy Club Rush Opportunity

Young Rams Enjoy Club Rush Opportunity

Seventh and eighth graders at Oakdale Junior High School had the chance to learn more about the on campus clubs, service organizations, sports teams and ...

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New Program At Stan State

Stanislaus State (CSU Stanislaus) in Turlock has received a grant from California Humanities to stage ‘Native Voices: Stories from the Indian Boarding School,’ a live ...

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Freshman Leaders

Freshman Leaders

Elections were conducted and tallied early in the school year to ensure the Class of 2021 is represented within the Oakdale Student Body. Freshmen class ...

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New Officers Ready To Lead OHS Classes

New Officers Ready To Lead OHS Classes

The new slates of class officers, from incoming freshmen to the seniors in the Class of 2018, have been selected and are on the job ...

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Brown Joins Stanislaus County Leadership Academy

Brown Joins Stanislaus County Leadership Academy

Stanislaus County Leadership Academy will be hosting its first class meeting at the Petersen Event Center in Rooms 1 and 2, at 720 12th St ...

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OHS: Positive Growth From The Ground Up

OHS: Positive Growth From The Ground Up

The Oakdale High School Ag program has been getting a bit more attention as of late. While for the students privy to the program during ...

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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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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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New ‘Thank-A-Vet Thursday’ Video Recently Released

New ‘Thank-A-Vet Thursday’ Video Recently Released

On Thursday, Sept. 14, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) released his fifth Thank-a-Vet Thursday (TVT) video, honoring Retired U.S. Army Specialist Jack Griffith ...

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Stanislaus County Releases Final Budget For Fiscal Year

Stanislaus County Releases Final Budget For Fiscal Year

Stanislaus County officials are releasing their Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Recommended Final Budget for consideration as the final spending plan for the current fiscal year. A ...

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Veterans Bill Moves On

Veterans Bill Moves On

Lawmakers this past week approved a bill by Sen. Tom Berryhill of Modesto, which would give much-needed assistance to disabled veterans in California.

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Denham Reaffirms Support For DACA Program

Denham Reaffirms Support For DACA Program

Congressman Jeff Denham (CA-10) on Tuesday joined Central Valley Dreamer Tomas Evangelista to reaffirm his support for Dreamers and the DACA program, and called on ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Finally! Following last year’s temporary closure of the Knights Ferry post office, the post office was officially granted an annual contract rather than a ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

The community yard sale was the hottest sale in town! The blistering heat didn’t scare families from bringing their goods downtown although it did ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

The first Sunday in town is fast approaching! Breakfast Sunday at the Odd Fellows hall is a monthly tradition for many families. I love seeing ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

All are invited and encouraged to attend the first meeting of Citizens United. An important discussion on funding for Fire and Law Enforcement! Our Valley ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

This past Monday, September 11 marked 16 years since 9/11 ... a horrific, tragic day that changed the way we live and think forever. May ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Important! Come get the facts on the vote to close our Valley Home Fire Station through November 1st!

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

An exciting night in Valley Home! Wednesday, September 6, we will have a town hall, “Meet your Chiefs” evening in Valley Home! Fire Chief Richard ...

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JOHN ROGER WILLMS

JOHN ROGER WILLMS

John Roger Willms, 66, of Knights Ferry, California passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017 in Pleasanton, CA. He was born April 19, 1951 in Oakdale ...

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RUTH ELAINE (HUNTERS) ETHIER

RUTH ELAINE (HUNTERS) ETHIER

After a life full of love, laughter, and family, Ruth Elaine Hunters Ethier, age 94½, passed away peacefully, at home, surrounded by her loving family ...

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ALBERT JOHNSON

ALBERT JOHNSON

Albert Johnson passed away peacefully on September 8, 2017 in Modesto surrounded by his family.

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WILLIAM LESTER ODOM

WILLIAM LESTER ODOM

William Lester Odom, also known as “Bill,” of Riverbank, Ca passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, in ...

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JOHN JESS RAMOS

JOHN JESS RAMOS

John Jess Ramos, also known as “DeDe,” 77, of Riverbank, Ca died Friday, August 25, 2017, in Modesto, Ca following a battle with COPD.

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