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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. To keep everyone safe while planning to rec...

May 26, 2017 | | Local News

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, CA and married Mary E. Brady. He was a walnut farmer most of his...

May 24, 2017 | | Obituaries

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 three children, he was born in Claremore, OK on Febru...

May 24, 2017 | | Obituaries

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 it's a passion not exclusive to the current grad...

May 24, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education

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 Friday, May 26 the young women will bid farewell to...

May 24, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education

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, May 29. City, state and federal offices will be c...

May 24, 2017 | Marg Jackson | Local News

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 there was plenty of shine for the 25th annual Oakdale Chocolate Festival. ...

May 24, 2017 | By KIM VAN METER Special To The Leader | Local News

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's daily survey of 201 gas outlets in Modesto. This ...

May 24, 2017 | | Local News

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 work. Crews ...

May 24, 2017 | | Local News

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. The newly installed memorial was...

May 24, 2017 | By GEORGE TRAINOR Special To The Leader | Local News

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 document. The listing of a name here does not imply tha...

May 24, 2017 | | Crime

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 of their time at the weekend Oakdale Chocolate Festival. This...

May 24, 2017 | | Local News

Chocolate Runs Draw Participants From Across The State

The 25th annual Oakdale Chocolate Festival began with a pair of runs early Saturday morning, with a one mile fun run/walk and a 5k event both offered. Runners laced up their shoes, hydrated and ...

May 24, 2017 | | Local Sports

Mustangs Advance To Masters

Oakdale High School senior Sara Stevens has qualified for Masters in multiple events as she took third place in the women's 800 meters race at 2:18.32. Her quick speed at Bella Vista High School ...

May 24, 2017 | | Local Sports

Swim Season Ends

Oakdale's Caden Nord could not cap off his magical 2017 season with a state finals appearance in Clovis on May 19 and 20. The junior qualified for state consideration one week prior at the CIF SA...

May 24, 2017 | | Local Sports

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