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Give Frugal, Fantastic Holiday Gifts

By BILL SPANIEL California Society Of CPAs Has overspending at the holidays become a tradition in your household, leading to some unpleasant surprises when the credit card bills arrive in January...

November 15, 2017 | | Local Columns

What’s The Scoop On Rescue Dogs?

DEAR DIDI: I am curious about how dogs find people that are lost or trapped in natural disasters. – Curious in Ripon DEAR CURIOUS: Humans and all other mammals have five senses. Touch, he...

November 15, 2017 | | Didi's Dogs

Playoff Football Preview

Coming off a convincing 56-12 home win over McNair on Nov. 9, the Oakdale Mustangs quest for another Section title continues. This Friday night the Mustangs welcome the number nine seed, Vanden, ...

November 15, 2017 | | Local Sports

Downtown Frame Shop Reopens With Gallery Feel

The name has seen a slight change and the interior an overhaul, yet one thing is for certain: Lori's Frame Shoppe still aims to continue offering quality work and service to its clientele. Husband/...

November 15, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Local Business

Oakdale Native Kelly Fogarty Addresses AAUW

Kelly Fogarty grew up in the Cowboy Capital of the World working on her family's fifth generation beef operation. If you asked her "Where's the beef"? – she would have a knowledgeable answer ...

November 15, 2017 | | Local News

Community Briefs

Holiday Fundraiser Soroptimist International of Oakdale will host its annual Holiday Luncheon and Silent Auction fundraiser on Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Gene Bianchi Com...

November 15, 2017 | | Local News

Families Gather For Annual Salmon Fest

This past Saturday, Nov. 11, hundreds gathered at the Stanislaus River Park in Knights Ferry for the ninth annual Salmon Festival, hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California Departmen...

November 15, 2017 | | Local News

TIME TO GIVE

Oakdale Police Department Lt. Joe Carrillo smiles along with Geri Hernandez of the American Red Cross as they encourage donor Alyssa Heinz of Oakdale during the recent community blood drive hosted ...

November 15, 2017 | | Local News

Mustangs Pluck The Eagles In First Round

Thursday night football kicked off the 2017 CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs. Inside The Corral, the top seeded Oakdale Mustangs defeated the number 16 seed McNair Eagles 56-12. McNa...

November 15, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports

School Board Reviews District Survey Results

A light agenda made for a short meeting as board members, staff and community members gathered for the monthly Oakdale Joint Unified board meeting Monday night. Oakdale Educational Foundation (OEF...

November 15, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education

WHO NEEDS NEW ENGLAND? Caswell bursts into kaleidoscope of autumn colors

By DENNIS WYATT 209 Living Who needs fall in New England when you have Caswell State Park within a short and colorful drive away? The 258 acres criss-crossed with endless nature trails is usuall...

November 15, 2017 | | 209 LIVING

Operation Christmas Child Now Officially Underway

The River Christian Community Church, at 1351 E. G St., Oakdale is the drop off site locally for Operation Christmas Child, which is in the midst of its National Collection Week. Oakdale families ...

November 15, 2017 | | Local News

STUNNING RAILROAD JAUNT Crossing Donner Summit when Sierra wears its winter coat

By DENNIS WYATT 209 Living If I had to pick a trip I'd do again that didn't involve hiking above 10,000 feet or trekking 10 miles across alluvial fans and remote canyons in Death Valley but simpl...

November 15, 2017 | | 209 LIVING

DeBoer, Doornenbal Lead In OID Election

Unofficial results from the Stanislaus County Registrar of Voters office show Brad DeBoer and Herman Doornenbal leading in their bids for a spot on the Oakdale Irrigation District Board. In a seat...

November 15, 2017 | Marg Jackson | Local News

Acting Fire Chief Tapped For SCFPD

The Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District (SCFPD) Board of Directors held a meeting on Thursday, Nov. 9 that ultimately saw Michael Wapnowski selected as acting chief. The session was a...

November 15, 2017 | | Local News

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