The Oakdale Saddle Club hosts the Annual Junior Rodeo on Saturday, Aug. 18 followed by NorCal Junior Rodeo on Sunday, Aug. 19 at the Oakdale Rodeo Grounds.
Four years ago this month, a beautiful voice was silenced, a radiant smile lost before its time.
So I'm feeling a little out of the loop.
Summer is in full swing and I was able to cash in a few hours of vacation time recently. Half of it was spent getting to and from the destination, but regardless it was an enjoyable break.
The first of Oakdale's weekly Farmer's Market nights was a big hit, based on the crowd turning out and the number of vendors coming in for the June 7 market.
It's almost here – and chocolate lovers can't wait.
Members of the San Joaquin County Metro Narcotics Task Force served search warrants at two rural Escalon locations on Wednesday, May 9 confiscating several hundred marijuana plants and several thousand dollars in cash.
Except for a strange early afternoon wind that acted like a mini twister and uprooted a handful of tents in a corner of the soccer field, the 2012 Oakdale edition of Relay For Life can go down as a success.
Everywhere you turned, there were stories of hope. Stories of triumph. And unfortunately, occasionally, the stories of loss.
Teams will take to the track set up around the Oakdale High School soccer fields this weekend, but they won't be looking to put any goals in the net.
Authorities as of Monday morning had not yet released the identity of a bicyclist killed along Rodden Road early Sunday afternoon, the Oakdale man struck by a truck as he was turning his bicycle into a driveway shortly after noon.
The Oakdale Rodeo grounds was the scene for a team roping competition, Tuesday, April 10. There was plenty of action going on and good competition for attendees and spectators. For more roping action, check out the Oakdale Rodeo slated for April 13-15.
With some of the toughest rodeo animals in the west and cowboys of the same caliber, the 61st annual Oakdale Rodeo promises competition, thrills, and a showcase for some of the top rodeo riders.
Despite the predictions of rainy weather over the next several days, the Cowboy Capital of the World is in the midst of a hectic, fast-paced and fun Rodeo Week.
Oakdale Police are investigating an early morning crash on Sunday, April 8 that damaged a home and caused it to catch on fire.
It's a day those who lived through will never forget – Sept. 11, 2001.
Amid plenty of pomp and circumstance, Oak Valley Care Center welcomed a new resident on Friday.
Teams from Oakdale made plenty of noise at the weekend Cassy Rowe benefit soccer tournament hosted at Cherry Island Soccer Complex near Sacramento.
Taking three wins in four games played over the weekend, the Oakdale Insanity U19 soccer girls came home with consolation honors from the Dublin Shamrock Tournament.
For the first time in I can't even count how many years, the 'Back to School' sales did not instill a sense of panic in me.
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