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Oakdale Equine Rescue Living Up To Its Name

One truly never knows what any given day will hold for the board members and volunteers of Oakdale Equine Rescue. One thing, however, is for certain: when a call is received by one of their partnered Animal Control organizations, the team jumps into place to respond whenever possible.

February 14, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Love Front And Center

Valentine's Day. Where does one even begin on a topic not even they themselves can wrap their head around?

February 14, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Mommy Musings


OHS Reclaims Aca Dec Title

The trophy is back.

February 07, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


New Barbershop Now Open For Business

There's a new quartet in town, but they're not specializing in music. They're specializing in hair, most specifically men's.

February 07, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Hicks Earns California Kindergarten Association Honor

It has been 15 years since Deborah Hicks first began teaching kindergarten. The 22-year teaching veteran of the Oakdale Joint Unified School District was recently honored with the Audrey Sanchez Teacher Enhancement Award at the annual California Kindergarten Association (CKA) Conference in Santa Clara.

February 07, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Flores Takes County Honor For Making A Difference

Chris Flores isn't one for public notoriety or acknowledgement. Now in her 14th year with Oakdale Joint Unified School District, Flores is the first to share she simply comes to work and does her job.

February 07, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Fondness And Favors

Kindness still exists.

February 07, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Mommy Musings


Oakdale Mustangs Set Sights On Reclaiming Aca Dec Title

It's a new day and a bit of a new beginning for Oakdale High's 2018 Academic Decathlon Team. For the first time in 17 years the team will approach the 38th Annual Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon minus the pressure of "the streak." A 16-year long winning streak came to an end in 2017 when the team was defeated by the Hughson Huskies.

January 31, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


A Little And A Lot

Last August marked 17 years since making Oakdale home. Next month will mark 16 years since claiming the same by way of employment with the Oakdale Leader.

January 31, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Mommy Musings


Sierra View Embraces Kindness Challenge

A rather large lesson was learned last week at Sierra View Elementary School and it had nothing to do with scholastic or physical ability.

January 30, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


New Contracts Approved For OJUSD Employees

Oakdale educators and classified staff have once again settled on a contract to the pleasure of both agencies, as well as Oakdale Joint Unified School District.

January 24, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Sunrise Rotary Plans Inaugural ‘Boots And Bows’

Fathers, grandfathers, uncles and brothers may want to take note of an inaugural date taking shape. On Friday, Feb. 9 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Oakdale Sunrise Rotary plans to live it up the Gene Bianchi Community Center for Boots and Bows, a community wide Father/Daughter Dance.

January 24, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Bunker Down And Vitamin Up

Who hasn't had the flu? Not you. How about the 30 day cold? Yes, that's actually a thing. Bronchitis? Pneumonia? Strep?

January 24, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Mommy Musings


Adorable Clothing Sets Up Shop In City

The New Year is off to a positive start for mother/daughter business duo Brenda Bergwerff and Rachelle Foster as they celebrate the second month of operating their new business.

January 17, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local Business


Knights Ferry Community Club Schedules Paint Nite

Knights Ferry Community Club is offering the community the opportunity to take a bit of the Ferry home with them.

January 17, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


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Articles By Author - Teresa Hammond


Markel Named 2018 Leo Volz Recipient

There are many things that Oakdale High School senior Jude Markel will need to think about this fall. How he covers his tuition for the ...

May 16, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Pabalan Brings Board Service To A Close

The mood was both light and airy as Oakdale Joint Unified School District board members gathered on the evening of Monday, May 14 for the ...

May 16, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Reyes Opens Hair Salon To Serve The Next Generation

Some mornings Argie Reyes may wake up and feel as if she's dreaming. The good news is – she's not.

May 16, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local Business


OHS Earns Livestock Judging State Title

Another trophy will now grace the case of the Oakdale High School Hall as Oakdale FFA students were recently named the State Champion Livestock Judging ...

May 16, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Drugstore Project Shows Consequence Of Choices

It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt, that was a message conveyed through theatrics as well as discussion on Tuesday, May 8 ...

May 09, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


SPECIAL GIFT

Oakdale Junior High School Principal Jon Webb and Vice Principals Catherine Medlin and Talmage Allen are shown with the newly installed Ram statue at the ...

May 09, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


School’s Ag Day Puts Focus On Rural Life

Students at a pair of area elementary schools got a chance to see agriculture up close and personal on Friday, with multiple visitors bringing animals ...

May 09, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


End Of An Era Oakdale Radio Shack Prepares To Close Doors

Radio Shack still sells radios. Saturday, May 19 however, will be the last day someone will be able to buy one from the 1449 E ...

May 09, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Making No Sense

I thought twice about penning any words this week. Truth be told that feeling came from two fronts.

May 09, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Mommy Musings


Taylor Winds Down Career With OJUSD

Terri Taylor is finally going to take a break and it has been a long time coming.

May 02, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Growing Through Trauma

I was recently reminded of the lessons which come from our struggles.

May 02, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Mommy Musings


Love Oakdale Leaves Impact On Projects Throughout City

A small army of close to 250 people embarked on multiple projects throughout the City of Oakdale on Saturday, April 21. Their weapons of choice ...

April 25, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


School Site Improvements Continue Moving Forward

Oakdale Junior High School will be receiving much needed improvements for the school's multi-purpose room/cafeteria, thanks to developer fees and a unanimous vote ...

April 25, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Salon Closes After Six Decades Of Service

Judy's Hair Fashions has seen its last client. The walls of the 147 N. First Ave., Oakdale location hold more than six decades of ...

April 25, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


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