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State Funding Earmarked To Aid Micke Grove Zoo

State Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) announced that efforts are under way to access over half a million dollars in state funds she was able to ...

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Celebration Of Hope Concert Set Thursday At Gallo Center

Celebration Of Hope Concert Set Thursday At Gallo Center

An evening of music and inspiration is planned at the Gallo Center for the Arts at 1000 I St., Modesto on Thursday, Aug. 25 starting ...

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Oakdale Women Gearing Up For New Year Of Activities

Oakdale Women Gearing Up For New Year Of Activities

The 2016-2017 board members of the Oakdale Women’s Club recently hosted a Get Acquainted Tea for new members at the Oakdale Golf and Country ...

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Posted: Aug. 24, 2016 11:37 a.m. | Oakdale Women Gearing Up For New Year Of Activities Comments 0 Comments
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California’s Rangeland Trust Earns Renewed Accreditation

California Rangeland Trust, a land trust that works to conserve California’s working ranches, announced it has achieved renewed accreditation - a mark of distinction in ...

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Posted: Aug. 24, 2016 11:31 a.m. | California’s Rangeland Trust Earns Renewed Accreditation Comments 0 Comments
ACE Receives Grant To Aid Modernization

ACE Receives Grant To Aid Modernization

The Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) was awarded $16,459,000 by the State of California through the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) as part of ...

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Ceres Police Officer Crashes In Oakdale

Ceres Police Officer Crashes In Oakdale

A Ceres Police Officer driving in Oakdale on his way to work in a marked K-9 unit was involved in a solo-vehicle crash with a ...

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Posted: Aug. 24, 2016 11:28 a.m. | Ceres Police Officer Crashes In Oakdale Comments 0 Comments
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Parole Denied In 1993 Kidnap Case

Parole Denied In 1993 Kidnap Case

A man convicted in 1994 for a series of kidnappings and attempted sexual assaults in Oakdale from 1993 was denied parole on Aug. 18 after ...

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School District’s Mutoza Turns In Locksmith Keys

School District’s Mutoza Turns In Locksmith Keys

Mark Mutoza has witnessed a lot of change during his tenure with the Oakdale Joint Unified School District.

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Community Briefs

Community Briefs

Church Hosts Event

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New Transportation Funding Benefits Regional Projects

New Transportation Funding Benefits Regional Projects

Continuing the push to rebuild and maintain California’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $814 million to 135 transportation projects that will ...

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TOE TAPPIN’ TIME

TOE TAPPIN’ TIME

The music of Remedy filled the air on Friday night, as the Concerts in the Park series continued at Oakdale’s Dorada Park, offered through ...

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Foothill Horizons Hosts September Open House

Foothill Horizons Hosts September Open House

Foothill Horizons Outdoor School will host an Open House on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their Sonora site ...

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Countywide Transit System Implements Service Changes

Countywide Transit System Implements Service Changes

Stanislaus County’s Public Works Transit Division, which manages the Stanislaus Regional Transit (StaRT), has just implemented service changes on bus routes throughout Stanislaus County ...

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Posted: Aug. 24, 2016 11:09 a.m. | Countywide Transit System Implements Service Changes Comments 0 Comments
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Council Seeks To Bypass Election

Council Seeks To Bypass Election

With only the incumbents seeking reelection to two city council seats and the city clerk’s office, and with no one opposing them on the ...

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Posted: Aug. 24, 2016 11:06 a.m. | Council Seeks To Bypass Election Comments 0 Comments
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Final Stretch Looms For Local Shoe Drive

Final Stretch Looms For Local Shoe Drive

Joe and Jennifer Brown are doing their best to make a difference in the life of those in need.

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Final Stretch Looms For Local Shoe Drive

Final Stretch Looms For Local Shoe Drive

 

Joe and Jennifer Brown are doing their best to make a difference in the life of those in need.

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Oakdale Businesses Prep For Food, Drink Showcase

Oakdale Businesses Prep For Food, Drink Showcase

Oakdale’s Bianchi Community Center will be turned in to a place for some fine wining and dining soon, with the annual Taste of Oakdale ...

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Posted: Aug. 24, 2016 11:02 a.m. | Oakdale Businesses Prep For Food, Drink Showcase Comments 0 Comments
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SMOOTH SEASON START

SMOOTH SEASON START

Despite some concerns over mosquitoes ruining the party, the more than 650 youngsters ready to play soccer in the Oakdale Youth Soccer League this season ...

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Posted: Aug. 24, 2016 11:00 a.m. | SMOOTH SEASON START Comments 0 Comments
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OHS Alum Interns In Washington DC

OHS Alum Interns In Washington DC

Madison Lane lived a summer which she hopes serves as a glimpse into her future.

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Posted: Aug. 24, 2016 10:58 a.m. | OHS Alum Interns In Washington DC  Comments 0 Comments
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Pesky Mosquitoes Abuzz In City

Pesky Mosquitoes Abuzz In City

Oakdale residents are seeking protection and adjusting routines as a result of a rising threat to the community’s health.

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Posted: Aug. 24, 2016 10:54 a.m. | Pesky Mosquitoes Abuzz In City Comments 0 Comments
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Group Calls for Recall of OID Director Santos

Group Calls for Recall of OID Director Santos

 

The Wednesday night, Aug. 17 meeting of Oakdale Irrigation District directors kicked off with Linda Santos getting served with a notice of an intention to ...

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Posted: Aug. 18, 2016 2:41 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 24, 2016 10:49 a.m. | Group Calls for Recall of OID Director Santos Comments 0 Comments
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Church Hosts Event

Church Hosts Event

Celebration Center Oakdale Church will host “Hot August Night,” a community outreach event on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m ...

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OYSL Season Opens

Opening Day for the Oakdale Youth Soccer League is fast approaching.

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Posted: Aug. 17, 2016 11:23 a.m. | OYSL Season Opens Comments 0 Comments
LITTLE BIG WINNER

LITTLE BIG WINNER

Oakdale’s Colby Crofts was named winner of outstanding breeding meat goat exhibitor during the Stanislaus County Fair in July. The local youth was also ...

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Creating A Great Study Environment At Home

Creating A Great Study Environment At Home

A student’s academic performance is influenced by a host of factors, including the learning environment both inside the classroom and at home. While students ...

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Posted: Aug. 17, 2016 11:22 a.m. | Creating A Great Study Environment At Home Comments 0 Comments
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READY TO ROLL

READY TO ROLL

Newly hired Oakdale Joint Unified certificated staff attended orientation on Friday to prepare them for the 2016-17 school year. Photographed, front row: Grace Tobias, Megan ...

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Posted: Aug. 10, 2016 11:09 a.m. | READY TO ROLL Comments 0 Comments
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VP Talmage Allen Joins OJHS Administrative Team

VP Talmage Allen Joins OJHS Administrative Team

 

Talmage Allen will be joining his eighth grade son on Wednesday, Aug. 10 for the first day of school.

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Posted: Aug. 10, 2016 11:03 a.m. | VP Talmage Allen Joins OJHS Administrative Team  Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale Joint Unified School Board Reconvenes For 2016-17

Oakdale Joint Unified School Board Reconvenes For 2016-17

Monday night proved to be par for the course as Oakdale Joint Unified School District’s Board of Trustees gathered for the first meeting of ...

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Posted: Aug. 10, 2016 11:01 a.m. | Oakdale Joint Unified School Board Reconvenes For 2016-17 Comments 0 Comments
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Neal Gets Comfortable As Student Board Rep

Neal Gets Comfortable As Student Board Rep

The week of Aug. 8, 2016 will likely be remembered as one of ‘firsts’ for Oakdale High School senior Autumn Neal.

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Magnolia Elementary School Welcomes New Vice Principal

Magnolia Elementary School Welcomes New Vice Principal

As Oakdale youth busy themselves searching for shoes, backpacks and supplies, Oakdale Joint Unified School District administrators and staff are equally busy on their respective ...

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Posted: Aug. 03, 2016 10:56 a.m. | Magnolia Elementary School Welcomes New Vice Principal  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: Aug. 24, 2016 11:23 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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Posted: Aug. 17, 2016 11:13 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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Posted: Aug. 10, 2016 11:44 a.m. | Police Beat Comments 0 Comments
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Suspect In Stolen Car Pursuit Evades Arrest

Suspect In Stolen Car Pursuit Evades Arrest

Tuolumne County sheriff’s deputies pursued a stolen U-Haul truck into Oakdale Sunday night, Aug. 7 resulting in the vehicle and driver escaping. The truck ...

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Posted: Aug. 10, 2016 11:11 a.m. | Suspect In Stolen Car Pursuit Evades Arrest 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: Aug. 03, 2016 11:24 a.m. | POLICE BEAT Comments 0 Comments
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Council Sets LLMD Rates

Council Sets LLMD Rates

 

In a swift moving meeting on Monday, Aug. 1, the Oakdale City Council set its annual assessment for the city’s Landscape, Lighting and Maintenance ...

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Posted: Aug. 03, 2016 11:04 a.m. | Council Sets LLMD Rates Comments 0 Comments
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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry School got off to a great start with 120 enrolled. New Kindergarteners and TKs are: Malia Olivo, Everett Holtsman, Xochili Lau-Vargas, Sophia Leslie ...

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Posted: Aug. 24, 2016 11:45 a.m. | Knights Ferry News Comments 0 Comments
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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

At the meeting of the Knights Ferry School Board it was noted that the custodian/maintenance person, Lynn Duckworth, would be out because she fell ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Carmen Frymire is so thankful for the fire departments, air tankers, helicopter, sheriff, friends, neighbors and family for their response to the fire on Frymire ...

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Knights Ferry News

Saturday evening a fire started by the river on Frymire Hill and burned up to the cross and Carmen’s back porch. It burned in ...

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Posted: Aug. 03, 2016 11:38 a.m. | Knights Ferry News Comments 0 Comments
Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Our Valley Home students are excited as August 31st approaches. On Monday August 31st the students will visit the school library and the PTC scholastic ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

The first week of school has come and gone. For our family it was a time of many firsts! We counted our blessings as little ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Sad news in Valley Home. Our Valley Home community, really this entire area, has suffered a terrible loss with the passing of Ryan Russell. Ryan ...

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Posted: Aug. 10, 2016 11:15 a.m. | Valley Home News  Comments 0 Comments
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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Important! This Saturday is our Valley Home School work day ... please come help spruce our school up! School starts Wednesday, Aug. 10th. Work day will ...

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Posted: Aug. 03, 2016 11:36 a.m. | Valley Home News  Comments 0 Comments
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JOHN DUNCAN EDMUNSON

Services to be held at Acacia Memorial Park Modesto, CA 12 p.m. Friday, August 26th. Celebration of life following service at Oakdale Sportsman’s ...

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ANTHONY JOHN (TONY) PADILLA

ANTHONY JOHN (TONY) PADILLA

Tony was born in Taos, New Mexico and was a resident of Oakdale for 21 years. Tony loved spending time with his family and friends ...

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Posted: Aug. 24, 2016 2:13 p.m. | ANTHONY JOHN (TONY) PADILLA Comments 0 Comments
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BETTE LEE (COPPETTI) MILAM

BETTE LEE (COPPETTI) MILAM

Bette Lee (Coppetti) Milam, loving wife, mother, and grandmother went home to be with Jesus on August 9, 2016, after a year-long battle with cancer ...

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GEORGE E. DUNN

GEORGE E. DUNN

George E Dunn passed away unexpectedly on August 15, 2016 at the age of 73 while camping in the Sierras. He was born on October ...

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ARLENE J. CARPENTER

ARLENE J. CARPENTER

Arlene J. Carpenter passed away Saturday night August 20, 2016 at the Oak Valley Care Center surrounded by her family. Born and raised in Patterson ...

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Posted: Aug. 24, 2016 2:10 p.m. | ARLENE J. CARPENTER Comments 0 Comments
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JAMES TITCHENAL

JAMES TITCHENAL

James Merlyn Titchenal passed on August 12, 2016 surrounded by his family one week prior to his 88th birthday. He was born on August 21 ...

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ANNA (VIERRA) RUSSELL

ANNA (VIERRA) RUSSELL

Anna passed away after a short illness. She was predeceased by her father, Manuel C. Vierra. She is survived by her husband, Tom Russell, her ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2016 2:09 p.m. | ANNA (VIERRA) RUSSELL Comments 0 Comments
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ROGER WILLIAM ERICKSON

ROGER WILLIAM ERICKSON

Longtime La Grange, CA area rancher, Roger Erickson, passed away at the age of 87 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA on ...

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SAMANTHA HUNTER

Samantha Leigh Ann Hunter, 21, left too soon August 5th, 2016. Sami was born on May 9th 1995 at Oak Valley Hospital in Oakdale CA ...

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TONY SILVEIRA MACHADO

TONY SILVEIRA MACHADO

Tony was born on October 15, 1924 in Stevenson, CA to Manuel and Angelina Machado. He passed away peacefully into God’s arms on August ...

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EDWARD CAMILLO BELLETTO

EDWARD CAMILLO BELLETTO

Edward Camillo Belletto, 91, of Oakdale passed away peacefully at his home on July 26, 2016. Ed was born the youngest child of Italian immigrants ...

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DWAIN LEWIS SMEE

DWAIN LEWIS SMEE

Dwain passed away at 84, while living at the Veterans Home in Livermore, Calif. He was the youngest of five children born to Cyrus and ...

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MARJORIE “Midge” IRENE SHAW

MARJORIE “Midge” IRENE SHAW

God called Midge home on July 23rd at her home in Oakdale and into the arms of her loving Savior. Midge was born in Alluwe ...

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