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Train Sparks Series Of Brush, Grass Fires

Train Sparks Series Of Brush, Grass Fires

A series of fires along the railroad tracks between Oakdale and Riverbank on Monday morning, July 17 saw a coordinated response from multiple units, with ...

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Knights Ferry Fire Reported Contained

Knights Ferry Fire Reported Contained

Cal Fire crews remain on the scene maintaining containment of the 19 acre fire in Knights Ferry just south east of the covered bridge and ...

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 2:02 p.m. | Knights Ferry Fire Reported Contained Comments 0 Comments
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National American Cowboy Day Observance Scheduled

National American Cowboy Day Observance Scheduled

The Oakdale Saddle Club and the Oakdale Cowboy Museum are joining forces for a special celebration. On Saturday, July 22, join them in observing the ...

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County Fair Features Thrills, Chills, and Fun

County Fair Features Thrills, Chills, and Fun

A little more than halfway into its 10-day run, the Stanislaus County Fair has plenty to keep fairgoers busy, with non-stop fun running through Sunday ...

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:45 a.m. | County Fair Features Thrills, Chills, and Fun Comments 0 Comments
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State’s Mutual Aid System Already Put To Summer Test

State’s Mutual Aid System Already Put To Summer Test

California's firefighting mutual aid system continued working at full speed this past weekend, sending firefighters and resources from across the state to join the ...

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:43 a.m. | State’s Mutual Aid System Already Put To Summer Test Comments 0 Comments
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Truck Hauling Cattle Crashes Into Oakdale Community Park

Truck Hauling Cattle Crashes Into Oakdale Community Park

A Ford truck hauling a cattle trailer crashed into the still-under construction Oakdale Community Park in an afternoon accident on July 12.

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:42 a.m. | Truck Hauling Cattle Crashes Into Oakdale Community Park Comments 0 Comments
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Pump Prices Stay Steady

Pump Prices Stay Steady

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have not moved in the past week, averaging $2.78/gallon on July 16, according to GasBuddy’s daily ...

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:41 a.m. | Pump Prices Stay Steady Comments 0 Comments
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Never 2 Late Hits Friday Night Notes

Never 2 Late Hits Friday Night Notes

 

The Oakdale Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its traditional Concerts in the Park summer series every Friday night at 6:30 p.m.

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:42 a.m. | Never 2 Late Hits Friday Night Notes Comments 0 Comments
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Local Run Club Hits the Tahoe Trail

Local Run Club Hits the Tahoe Trail

It’s an endeavor which many may find crazy, confusing or perhaps inspiring: 24 hours of trail running relay style in Lake Tahoe.

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:38 a.m. | Local Run Club Hits the Tahoe Trail Comments 0 Comments
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French Club Members Discover, Celebrate Canada

French Club Members Discover, Celebrate Canada

Oakdale High School’s French Club has been fundraising to go on a trip for the past few years. That trip became a reality earlier ...

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:36 a.m. | French Club Members Discover, Celebrate Canada Comments 0 Comments
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State Transportation Funding Buoyed By New Senate Bill

State Transportation Funding Buoyed By New Senate Bill

The California Transportation Commission (Commission) has adopted guidelines to implement portions of Senate Bill (SB) 1. The Commission’s actions for the State Highway Operation ...

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:39 a.m. | State Transportation Funding Buoyed By New Senate Bill Comments 0 Comments
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Senior Driving Course Set

Senior Driving Course Set

Local senior citizens are encouraged to sign up now for the Age Well, Drive Smart senior driving course offered through the California Highway Patrol. State ...

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:32 a.m. | Senior Driving Course Set Comments 0 Comments
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Community Briefs

Community Briefs

Fundraising Dinner

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:29 a.m. | Community Briefs Comments 0 Comments
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Murphys Creek Theatre Offers Comical, Sentimental Production

Murphys Creek Theatre Offers Comical, Sentimental Production

Head out to the Murphys Creek Theatre this month and enjoy the comedy ‘Over the River and Through the Woods’ on stage, now through July ...

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:26 a.m. | Murphys Creek Theatre Offers Comical, Sentimental Production Comments 0 Comments
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Youths Ready to Merge

Youths Ready to Merge

Local Christian youth groups and teenagers have been invited to fellowship with one another at a local event called The Merge. There, the church groups ...

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:24 a.m. | Youths Ready to Merge Comments 0 Comments
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Fires Along Tracks Keep Crews Busy

Fires Along Tracks Keep Crews Busy

Fire believed to have been sparked by a passing train ignited in several spots along the tracks running parallel to Patterson Road and Highway 108 ...

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Posted: Jul. 17, 2017 12:50 p.m. | Fires Along Tracks Keep Crews Busy Comments 0 Comments
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Influx Of Wildfire Smoke Affecting San Joaquin Valley

Influx Of Wildfire Smoke Affecting San Joaquin Valley

Smoke from the Whittier (Santa Barbara County), Alamo (San Luis Obispo County), and Garza (Kings County) fires is affecting air quality in all locations throughout ...

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Posted: Jul. 14, 2017 2:36 p.m. | Influx Of Wildfire Smoke Affecting San Joaquin Valley Comments 0 Comments
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Truck Vs. Fence

Truck Vs. Fence

A truck hauling a trailer with cattle made an unexpected turn off the roadway along South Yosemite Avenue in Oakdale early afternoon Wednesday, July 12 ...

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Senior Coupon Distribution Slated At Farmers Market

Senior Coupon Distribution Slated At Farmers Market

The weekly Oakdale Farmers Market on Wednesday, July 12 will be the site for a final regular distribution of Farmers Market Coupons for age and ...

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Doggone Good Ending: Mini Happy To Be Home

Doggone Good Ending: Mini Happy To Be Home

Mini has been reunited with her owner, Oakdale resident Lucy Garcia.

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Posted: Jul. 12, 2017 11:04 a.m. | Doggone Good Ending: Mini Happy To Be Home Comments 0 Comments
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State’s Fire Season Off To Roaring Start

State’s Fire Season Off To Roaring Start

Approximately 7,000 firefighters are battling 13 large wildfires in California.

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Posted: Jul. 12, 2017 10:58 a.m. | State’s Fire Season Off To Roaring Start Comments 0 Comments
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OHS’s New Look Corral Now Complete

OHS’s New Look Corral Now Complete

For just over a month, The Corral at Oakdale High School has resembled something much closer to a construction site than a football field. Ground ...

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Posted: Jul. 12, 2017 10:57 a.m. | OHS’s New Look Corral Now Complete Comments 0 Comments
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Quilters Guild Gift Supports Music, Memory Program

Quilters Guild Gift Supports Music, Memory Program

Oakdale Quilters Guild, formed in May of 1996, had just a few goals in mind when the members first started the group: to learn about ...

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Horseshoe Artisan Features Work at Café Bliss

Horseshoe Artisan Features Work at Café Bliss

Gary Cooksey is not horsing around when it comes to welding and his artwork.

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Posted: Jul. 12, 2017 10:53 a.m. | Horseshoe Artisan Features Work at Café Bliss  Comments 0 Comments
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Community Briefs

Community Briefs

Classic Car Show

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Local Eastern Star Chapter Joins Statewide Initiative

Local Eastern Star Chapter Joins Statewide Initiative

California Eastern Star, including the local Escallonia Chapter, has formulated a Vision Statement.

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Posted: Jul. 12, 2017 10:49 a.m. | Local Eastern Star Chapter Joins Statewide Initiative Comments 0 Comments
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Robles Named Among Distinguished Top 10

Robles Named Among Distinguished Top 10

Oakdale Joint Unified continues to maintain a presence throughout the state with its ever growing Agriculture program.

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Posted: Jul. 12, 2017 11:01 a.m. | Robles Named Among Distinguished Top 10 Comments 0 Comments
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Deputies Arrest Riverbank Man In Business Burglary

Deputies Arrest Riverbank Man In Business Burglary

 

An investigation into an early morning burglary on Sunday resulted in the arrest of a Riverbank man.

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:50 a.m. | Deputies Arrest Riverbank Man In Business Burglary 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: Jul. 12, 2017 7:34 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: Jul. 05, 2017 10:44 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: Jun. 28, 2017 9:20 a.m. | POLICE BEAT Comments 0 Comments
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State Transportation Projects Receive Funding Approval

State Transportation Projects Receive Funding Approval

Continuing the push to rebuild and maintain California’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated nearly $593 million to 124 transportation projects that ...

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Posted: Jul. 12, 2017 7:36 a.m. | State Transportation Projects Receive Funding Approval Comments 0 Comments
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New Commercial Driver’s License Requirements

New Commercial Driver’s License Requirements

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) wants to remind commercial driver license (CDL) customers that new requirements and updated acceptable documents became effective earlier ...

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Posted: Jul. 05, 2017 9:31 a.m. | New Commercial Driver’s License Requirements Comments 0 Comments
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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

With the fire danger so high here are some California Division of Forestry uses of equipment rules: While operating mobile gas powered tools a person ...

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:29 a.m. | Knights Ferry News Comments 0 Comments
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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

This hot weather can stop! The fires have been horrible. Matt and Rossi Glover had property burned, about 90 acres, that was started by dragging ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Thursday, July 6th is the Community Picnic at 6:00 p.m. at the clubhouse. The club will provide the hot dogs, buns and drinks ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Did everyone survive the hot weather? The vegetation took a beating.

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Posted: Jun. 28, 2017 9:03 a.m. | Knights Ferry News Comments 0 Comments
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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

A heartfelt message to a very special Valley Home family, the Smith Family Tammie, Ronnie, Lainey, and Halley. Our deepest sympathy on the loss of ...

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 10:30 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments
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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Lawrence “Larry” Lopes ... Our Valley Home community will miss you! Larry passed away on June 30, 2017 after a short illness. A strong willed, loving ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

A warm breeze gently bends the branches of the beautiful old willow tree. Its branches reach into the cool peaceful flowing little creek below providing ...

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Posted: Jul. 05, 2017 10:19 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments
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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

We offer a very heartfelt thank you to our firefighters and law enforcement! With the 4th of July holiday upon us we so much appreciate ...

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Posted: Jun. 28, 2017 9:03 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments
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JO ANNE REIMERS

JO ANNE REIMERS

Jo Anne Reimers, 81, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 16, 2017. Born and raised in Oakdale, California the daughter of Earl and Helen Haslam ...

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VICTOR “JIM” GOMES

VICTOR “JIM” GOMES

Jim Gomes of Oakdale passed away into the arms of God, Thursday July 6, 2017. Jim passed at UCSF surrounded by his loving family, he ...

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MARJORIE ELLEN ZUMWALT

MARJORIE ELLEN ZUMWALT

Marjorie passed away, with her loving daughters by her side, on June 20, 2017 after a courageous battle with stage IV cancer. She was born ...

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SHARON VISS

SHARON VISS

Sharon Viss passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 7. She was a committed Christian woman, wife, daughter, and stepmother who will be greatly missed by ...

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 11:16 a.m. | SHARON VISS Comments 0 Comments
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KEITH L. HALEY

Keith L. Haley was born July 29, 1946 in Merced, CA. He entered into rest July 4, 2017 surrounded by family at his home in ...

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MARY HALL

Mary Hall, of Manteca, California, passed away peacefully on June 25, 2017. She was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1932 and was married to James ...

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FREDERICK E. ALBERTONI

FREDERICK E. ALBERTONI

Frederick Ernest Albertoni passed away on June 28, 2017 in Oakdale, CA at the age of 62. Fred was born on September 25, 1954 to ...

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JOHN FLOYD NELSON

JOHN FLOYD NELSON

John was born in Thief River Falls, MN to Arthur Forrest Nelson and Joyce Naomi (Peterson) Nelson. He was the youngest of six, with siblings ...

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AUBREY (ARCHIE) HALLUM

AUBREY (ARCHIE) HALLUM

Aubrey Leon Hallum was born in Red Oak, OK to James William Hallum and Annie Mae Free Hallum. He was an only child. They moved ...

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Posted: Jun. 28, 2017 10:59 a.m. | AUBREY (ARCHIE) HALLUM Comments 0 Comments
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