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CAL FIRE Urges Caution This Memorial Day Weekend

CAL FIRE Urges Caution This Memorial Day Weekend

With most of California expecting mild weather conditions over the holiday weekend, CAL FIRE urges everyone to be cautious and not let their guard down ...

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Crews Urge Caution For Memorial Day

Crews Urge Caution For Memorial Day

This weekend marks the unofficial start to the summer, and it is a three-day holiday weekend for many, with Memorial Day being observed on Monday ...

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Annual Chocolate Festival Draws Thousands To Town

Annual Chocolate Festival Draws Thousands To Town

For the Central Valley, the weather in the third week of May is a wild card — you get either rain or shine — and this year ...

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Gas Prices On The Rise Along With Temperatures

Gas Prices On The Rise Along With Temperatures

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have risen 12.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.95/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy ...

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Delays Due On Roadways

Delays Due On Roadways

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the eastbound and westbound State Route 4/Crosstown Freeway connector ramp to northbound Interstate 5 for construction ...

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Posted: May. 24, 2017 10:57 a.m. | Delays Due On Roadways Comments 0 Comments
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Irish Society Hosts Gathering For Eugene Commemoration

Irish Society Hosts Gathering For Eugene Commemoration

California Irish gathered for the first commemoration for the Great Irish Hunger on Saturday, May 20 at the California Irish Hunger Memorial, in Eugene, California ...

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Silver Anniversary Chocolate Festival A Gem

Silver Anniversary Chocolate Festival A Gem

The heat may have been a little more than festival attendees would have liked, but that didn’t really deter anyone from making the most ...

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State Capital Features Family Fun With Fair

Excitement, anticipation and exhilaration await attendees of the 81st annual Sacramento County Fair.

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Tea Time Fundraiser Planned To Aid In Stowe’s Cancer Battle

Tea Time Fundraiser Planned To Aid In Stowe’s Cancer Battle

Betsy Stowe has long been known throughout the community as a giver; now she’s due her turn.

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Posted: May. 24, 2017 8:13 a.m. | Tea Time Fundraiser Planned To Aid In Stowe’s Cancer Battle Comments 0 Comments
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Community Briefs

Community Briefs

Speechtrain Session

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Celebrate All Military This Memorial Day

Celebrate All Military This Memorial Day

Memorial Day is celebrated each May to commemorate the people who died in service of the United States of America.

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Farmer’s Market Arrives With ‘Soft’ Opening Night

Farmer’s Market Arrives With ‘Soft’ Opening Night

Oakdale’s downtown Farmer’s Market is now open; running every Wednesday night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. along North Third Avenue ...

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Posted: May. 17, 2017 11:42 a.m. | Farmer’s Market Arrives With ‘Soft’ Opening Night Comments 0 Comments
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Housing Project Info Session May 17

Housing Project Info Session May 17

Visionary Home Builders of California (VHB), Stockton’s non-profit housing specialist, will be hosting an informational meeting to discuss the vision of their new project ...

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Posted: May. 17, 2017 11:33 a.m. | Housing Project Info Session May 17 Comments 0 Comments
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American Veterans First Outfits Vet With ‘Wheels’

American Veterans First Outfits Vet With ‘Wheels’

Waiting for the new Stanislaus Veterans Center at Sylvan Avenue and Coffee Road in Modesto to open, holding on to a walker, was World War ...

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Open Road Calls OHS Alum From California To Costa Rica

Open Road Calls OHS Alum From California To Costa Rica

Anthony Trujillo always knew he wanted to do something memorable once he completed college.

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Area Gas Prices Higher Than National Average

Area Gas Prices Higher Than National Average

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have risen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.80 per gallon on Sunday, May ...

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Patriotic Concert Planned

An Armed Forces Day Concert is scheduled for Saturday, May 20, 7 p.m. at Ripon Christian High School Performing Arts Center, 435 Maple Ave ...

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Speechtrain Session Slated

Join in each week with the local REO Speechtrain Toastmasters Club for regular meetings every Wednesday morning, 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a ...

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Oakdale VFW Post Hosts Memorial Day Observance

Oakdale VFW Post Hosts Memorial Day Observance

Dan Vigil, Oakdale VFW Post 2922 Commander, will be conducting the Memorial Day Celebration for all in the community.

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Posted: May. 17, 2017 11:11 a.m. | Oakdale VFW Post Hosts Memorial Day Observance Comments 0 Comments
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Rams Represent At Relays

Rams Represent At Relays

Oakdale Junior High School Rams represented Oakdale Joint Unified School District earlier this month at the 70th Annual Harold Pope Junior Relays.

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One Month Left To Apply For SBA Disaster Loans

District Director Mark Quinn of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s San Francisco District Office has reminded California businesses and residents of the June ...

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Posted: May. 17, 2017 10:22 a.m. | One Month Left To Apply For SBA Disaster Loans Comments 0 Comments
Highway 99 Work Slated

Highway 99 Work Slated

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform various road construction activities on State Route 99 (SR-99) from the Stanislaus/San Joaquin County line to ...

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Posted: May. 17, 2017 10:22 a.m. | Highway 99 Work Slated Comments 0 Comments
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Community Briefs

Community Briefs

Artwork On Display

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LaPorte Stand-Up Comedy Show For A Good Cause

LaPorte Stand-Up Comedy Show For A Good Cause

The Comedy Benefit for H.O.S.T. House Comedy night in Patterson presents Rocky LaPorte, which will benefit people in more ways than one ...

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Veggie Fest Helps Local Families “Refresh Better”

Veggie Fest Helps Local Families “Refresh Better”

Stanislaus County residents joined together to kick the sugary-drink habit, and instead, refresh better with water during a special celebration created by the Stanislaus County ...

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Sober Grad Committee Gets Ready For Mustangs

Sober Grad Committee Gets Ready For Mustangs

Maria Cobarruvias is passionate about the safety of the Oakdale High School Class of 2017. As the Sober Grad Night Event Chairperson, some might say ...

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Posted: May. 24, 2017 11:08 a.m. | Sober Grad Committee Gets Ready For Mustangs Comments 0 Comments
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White, Lane Set To Address 2017 OHS Graduating Class

White, Lane Set To Address 2017 OHS Graduating Class

Oakdale High School seniors Elizabeth White and Taryn Lane have spent the better part of the past four years following the same academic path. On ...

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Posted: May. 24, 2017 11:07 a.m. | White, Lane Set To Address 2017 OHS Graduating Class Comments 0 Comments
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INSPIRATIONAL VISIT

INSPIRATIONAL VISIT

Cloverland Cougar alum paid a visit to their elementary school recently, parading the halls in their caps and gowns to inspire current Cougars as they ...

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Posted: May. 24, 2017 8:14 a.m. | INSPIRATIONAL VISIT Comments 0 Comments
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CURTAIN CALL

CURTAIN CALL

Oakdale Joint Unified Elementary School students, top photo, representing Cloverland, Sierra View, Fair Oaks and Magnolia performed for the Elementary Choir Concert last week. The ...

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Posted: May. 24, 2017 8:10 a.m. | CURTAIN CALL Comments 0 Comments
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EQUIPMENT PURCHASE

EQUIPMENT PURCHASE

Ball Corporation recently made a donation of close to $600 to Sierra View Elementary School for use toward Recess/P.E. Equipment. Photographed are: Matt ...

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Posted: May. 24, 2017 8:05 a.m. | EQUIPMENT PURCHASE Comments 0 Comments
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Retiring Teacher Linda Metcalf Selected For ‘Sunshine’ Honors

Retiring Teacher Linda Metcalf Selected For ‘Sunshine’ Honors

Oakdale Junior High staff recently selected Linda Metcalf as the recipient of the Joyce Reed Living Memorial Sunshine Citizen of the Year Award.

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Posted: May. 17, 2017 11:16 a.m. | Retiring Teacher Linda Metcalf Selected For ‘Sunshine’ Honors Comments 0 Comments
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Music Makers Entertain Appreciative Audience At OJHS

Music Makers Entertain Appreciative Audience At OJHS

Oakdale Junior High students and those from all four elementary schools – Cloverland, Fair Oaks, Magnolia and Sierra View – came together for a special event this ...

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Brown Earns County Leadership Scholarship

Brown Earns County Leadership Scholarship

Stanislaus County Office of Education’s Prevention Programs Department recently announced that 30 students from throughout the county received $500 scholarships as they graduated from ...

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OHS Art Teacher Packs Up Her Easel

OHS Art Teacher Packs Up Her Easel

It’s been 40 years since Nancy Kern first set foot in a classroom to begin her career as an educator. On Thursday, May 25 ...

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HOPE HONORS

HOPE HONORS

Oakdale Junior High School students Leilani Roper and Jordan Womack were recently named the recipients of the Kiwanis Hope of America award by the Kiwanis ...

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TAKE A TOUR

TAKE A TOUR

Knights Ferry School representatives of the Paw Prints Press, recently toured the Oakdale Leader office for an inside look at the local weekly paper operations ...

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COLUMBIA CALLING

COLUMBIA CALLING

Magnolia Elementary fourth grader, Amelia Waterman, top photo, examines a find while panning for gold in Columbia. The elementary school students were treated to a ...

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Posted: May. 10, 2017 12:32 p.m. | COLUMBIA CALLING Comments 0 Comments
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“Maker Hoopla” Offered

“Maker Hoopla” Offered

Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) will hold its first ever “Maker Hoopla” in Modesto on Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 ...

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School Board Session Sees Talk Of Bullying

School Board Session Sees Talk Of Bullying

It was a Monday night comprised primarily of first and second readings of budget and policy for Oakdale Joint Unified School Board members. With just ...

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Local Scholarships Awarded To Graduating OHS Seniors

A total of 288 scholarships were awarded on the evening of May 4 to graduating Oakdale High School seniors, hosted at the Gene Bianchi Community ...

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HAPPY PLACE

HAPPY PLACE

A group of Oakdale High School Performing Arts students and chaperones, shown above, visited Disneyland for four days during the recent Spring Break school holiday ...

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STANDOUT STUDENTS

STANDOUT STUDENTS

Valley Home students were recently acknowledged for their scholastic efforts at the Student of the Month assembly. Students honored were: Skye Braaton, Seth Presant, Avery ...

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Valley Charter Open House

Valley Charter High School’s (VCHS) Enrollment Kick-Off is slated for Tuesday, May 9 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the school ...

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AAUW Speech Winner Places Sixth In State

AAUW Speech Winner Places Sixth In State

The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Oakdale Riverbank Escalon (ORE) Branch, sponsored another successful Eleanor Stem Allen Memorial Speech Contest, also known as the ...

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OJHS Pentathletes Earn Second Place Honors

OJHS Pentathletes Earn Second Place Honors

Oakdale High School Academic Pentathlon Team proved the third time is indeed the charm as they captured a Second Place Overall Finish in the 13th ...

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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: May. 24, 2017 10:52 a.m. | Police Beat Comments 0 Comments
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Police Seek Pair In Armed Robbery

Police Seek Pair In Armed Robbery

Oakdale Police are continuing their investigation into a hold up at Little Caesars Pizza early Monday evening.

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Fraudulent Donation Accounts For Deputy Garner, CSO Johnson

Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department officials are warning of a scam that has emerged following the tragic deaths in a weekend car crash of Deputy ...

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Posted: May. 17, 2017 10:26 a.m. | Fraudulent Donation Accounts For Deputy Garner, CSO Johnson Comments 0 Comments
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

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

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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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Bill Aims To Improve Delivery Of Vet Benefits

Bill Aims To Improve Delivery Of Vet Benefits

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham’s (R-Turlock) bill, the Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2017, H.R. 1725, on Tuesday passed in the House ...

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Proposals Sought By City For Cannabis Pilot Program

Proposals Sought By City For Cannabis Pilot Program

The City of Oakdale is seeking proposals from qualified cannabis operators to be considered for participation in the Oakdale Cannabis Pilot Program.

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Posted: May. 24, 2017 8:06 a.m. | Proposals Sought By City For Cannabis Pilot Program Comments 0 Comments
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Memorial Ceremonies Honor Fallen Officers

Memorial Ceremonies Honor Fallen Officers

Law enforcement officers from across California converged at the State Capitol on Monday, May 8 to honor officers who made “the ultimate sacrifice” in the ...

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Congressional Mobile Hours Scheduled May 5 In Oakdale

Congressional Mobile Hours Scheduled May 5 In Oakdale

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) announced Mobile District Office (MDO) hours for the month of May 2017, where 10th district residents can get help ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Jim and Diane Boyer have returned from Virginia Beach, Virginia where their son Stuart received his PHO in Organizational Leadership from Regent University. While there ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Congratulations to Columbia College graduates with ties to the Knights Ferry area: Tice Damingo, J.T. Borba and Austin Page.

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Birthday greetings for the month of May go out to: Jeanette Krick, Gary Page, Mary Sue Shearer, Sue Schlageter, Wendy Feichter, Rilyn Cassaretto, Vincent Peterson ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

At the Knights Ferry MAC meeting David Leamon from the Stanislaus County Department of Public Works spoke on Measure L. Because of its passing, each ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Today is a very special day in Valley Home! Our Valley Home School Kindergarten and our eighth graders will graduate this evening, Wednesday, May 24 ...

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Posted: May. 24, 2017 8:16 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments
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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Sunday is Mother’s Day ... What a wonderful day for mothers everywhere. May all mothers out there feel the love and appreciation of their children ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

A peaceful paradise ... this past weekend our Valley Home School dinner fundraiser was held at the beautiful Borges Park. The park itself is the inspiration ...

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BRUCE WEBB

BRUCE WEBB

Bruce was a long time resident of Oakdale, CA. He was born to Irva Lee and Beatrice Webb of Leveland, Texas. Bruce moved to Oakdale ...

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WILLIAM “Buck” THEODORE BURCHETT

WILLIAM “Buck” THEODORE BURCHETT

William “Buck” Theodore Burchett, peacefully passed away in his sleep recently at his home in Oakdale, CA. Buck was 79 years old. The second of ...

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ODULIA COBARRUBIA PETRONI

ODULIA COBARRUBIA PETRONI

Odulia Cobarrubia Petroni passed away on April 23 at the age of 91. She was born in Oakdale, the first of six children, to Nicolas ...

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VIRGINIA JOAN SUGGS

VIRGINIA JOAN SUGGS

Virginia Joan Suggs died peacefully on Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Modesto, CA, at the age of 85. She was born to Walter Scott Ahlbrandt ...

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CATHLEEN T. SHEPARD

CATHLEEN T. SHEPARD

Cathy will be fondly remembered for her can-do attitude and her beautiful giving heart. Her love for cars started as a teenager working for her ...

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