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State Observing Wildfire Awareness Week

As drought conditions continue to significantly elevate California's fire danger, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. has declared May 3-9, 2015 as "Wildfire Awareness Week." During Wildfire Awarenes...

May 04, 2015 | | Local News

Tragedy On Tracks

A midafternoon train vs. pedestrian incident along the Burlington-Northern Santa Fe tracks between Riverbank and Escalon on Friday, April 24 claimed the life of an Oakdale woman. Authorities inv...

April 30, 2015 | Marg Jackson | Local News

Farmers Market Adds “Twist”

Opening Wednesday, May 6, the Oakdale Farmers Market provides the community with an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables as well as products that are grown and produced locally. The market, b...

April 30, 2015 | | Local News

Olsen Education Bill Passes Committee Vote

Legislation by Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen, of Modesto, and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D - San Diego), that seeks to provide a creative answer to the need to grow early education...

April 27, 2015 | | Local News

Mosquito Abatement Efforts Under Way

The California State Legislature has declared the week of April 19 as "West Nile Virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness Week." Stanislaus County health officials have announced mosquito...

April 23, 2015 | | Local News

BETTY ANNETTA OLSEN MENDENHALL

BETTY ANNETTA OLSEN MENDENHALLWe lost an amazing woman, Betty Annetta Olsen Mendenhall. Betty was born to Roy "Pop" and Bessie Olsen on December 9th, 1918 in Oakland, Ca. She joined her beloved son...

April 22, 2015 | | Obituaries

KATHRYN “KAY” RUTH MURPHY

KATHRYN "KAY" RUTH MURPHY of Oakdale, quietly passed on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Kay was 92 years old and resided at Astoria Care Center in Oakdale.Born July 31, 1922, in Alameda and married Robert ...

April 22, 2015 | | Obituaries

FRANCIS THEODORE ‘TED’ HEURING

FRANCIS THEODORE 'TED' HEURINGFEB. 21, 1928 – APRIL 1, 2015Ted Heuring of Oakdale, age 87, died peacefully 4/1/15 in Scottsdale, AZ. Ted was in Scottsdale to attend a family wedding when he...

April 22, 2015 | | Obituaries

BRANDY RAE HENDERSON

BRANDY RAE HENDERSONMARCH 1978 – APRIL 2015Brandy Rae Henderson passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 10th, 2015. Brandy leaves behind her husband Bobby and her children Michael Osborne,...

April 22, 2015 | | Obituaries

ALICE CATHERINE MICHELTORENA

ALICE CATHERINE MICHELTORENA Born 3/26/43 Died 4/12/15 Born and raised in Oakdale, she is survived by her husband, Jose Micheltorena and Son, Stuart Davidson (Debbie). Grandchildren Grace Lawson...

April 22, 2015 | | Obituaries

Drivers See Slight Hike At Gas Pump

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have risen 3.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.92/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 201 gas outlets in Modesto. Thi...

April 20, 2015 | | Local News

Cirque du Soleil At The Arena

The colorful costumes, the music, and the skillful acrobatics made the journey to Varekai a very unique and entertaining experience. The final act of twists, turns, and high flying action sure p...

April 18, 2015 | | Local News

Denham In Favor Of Tax Simplification

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) this week cast his vote in support of the State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015 and the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015. Both these pi...

April 16, 2015 | | Local News

WILLIAM (BILL) CARL OWEN

WILLIAM (BILL) CARL OWENJAN. 25, 1942 – APR 7, 2015On April 7, 2015 at his rural Oakdale home, Bill Owen lost his battle with a debilitating lung disease.Bill was born in Modesto in the old R...

April 15, 2015 | | Obituaries

FRANCIS THEODORE ‘TED’ HEURING

FRANCIS THEODORE 'TED' HEURINGFEB. 21, 1928 – APRIL 1, 2015Ted Heuring of Oakdale, age 87, died peacefully 4/1/15 in Scottsdale, AZ. Ted was in Scottsdale to attend a family wedding when he ...

April 15, 2015 | | Obituaries

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