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Holiday Angel Trees Herald Giving Spirit

Tamberly Stone is well within her element at this time of the year.

December 06, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Mommy Musings

I saw Santa last week and it was magical.

November 29, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Mommy Musings


Spirit Of Oakdale Serves Hundreds On Thanksgiving

The turkeys were carved, potatoes mashed and pies sliced as Vickie Thompson, Mickey Peabody and their crew of close to 200 volunteers once again hosted the Annual Spirit of Oakdale Thanksgiving dinner. The 24th annual event was staged this past Thursday – Thanksgiving Day – and was open to all.

November 29, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Downtown Christmas Slated For This Saturday

The Christmas Spirit is alive and well in the city of Oakdale. This Saturday, Dec. 2 downtown businesses will extend their hours and open their doors in support of the Ninth Annual Downtown Christmas. The event will be hosted from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

November 29, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Holidays And Happiness

So here we are – the holidays. Who's ready? You ready? Me – no, I'm absolutely not ready, not even close.

November 22, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Mommy Musings


Quality Food At Area Eatery Extends To Dinner

Oakdale dining options just increased by one, as the ever popular as well as unique Cottonwood recently added a dinner menu to its offerings.

November 22, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Local Business


Community Holiday Focuses On Both Thanks And Giving

The Holiday Spirit is off to a strong start for community members residing in the 95361. Last week school campuses throughout the Oakdale Joint Unified School District collected cans as part of the annual school site can drive for Oakdale Community Sharing.

November 22, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


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/wife team Jack and Lori Roudebush acquired the 132 N. Third Ave., Oakdale business earlier this fall.

November 15, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Local Business


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.

November 15, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


OHS Alumnus Finds Service In Guatemala Life-Changing

Some might say the 2017 year has been one of adventure and a broadened horizon for 19-year-old Derrick Pennington.

November 08, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


AG DAY PRESENTATIONS

In the spirit of Harvest and Agriculture education, Cloverland Elementary School hosted its annual Ag Day event on Friday, Oct. 27. Of the many visitors to campus, students were treated to a demonstration in horseshoe making by a farrier and Miss Oakdale Rodeo was featured in one of the classrooms, discussing with students the varying events and animals that make rodeo such an integral part of the Western life.

November 01, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Oakdale Music Boosters Host Annual Dinner Auction

The Oakdale Music Boosters are looking to once again pack the Oakdale High School gym, fill some bellies and empty some pockets of generous donors as they host the annual Boosters Dinner and Music Showcase this Saturday, Nov. 4. The annual event will be hosted from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets are available at the door. Advance purchase is encouraged by e-mailing oakdalemusicboosters@gmail.com.

November 01, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Oakies Board Shop – Two Decades Of Shredding And Counting

It has been over two decades since two young 20-somethings decided it was time to bring "boards" to Oakdale. In late summer of 1996, Jeff Sawyer and Jason Turnage opened the doors of Oakies Board Shop, specializing in skate and snow boards.

October 25, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Local Business


Foundation Focuses On Digestive Diseases

Kyle MacFarlane's childhood dreams were like most sports loving boys. His career aspiration simple – play professional baseball.

October 25, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Community Reaches Out To Support Fire Victims

It could be said that the community of Oakdale has long arms when it comes to reaching out to help those in need. Known as a community that rallies to help its own when the need arises, the most recent fires in Sonoma, Solano and Napa counties have proven yet again Oakdale is a small town with big heart.

October 18, 2017 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


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Articles By Author - Teresa Hammond


Oakdale Community Park Hosts First Music Festival

The amphitheater of Oakdale Community Park will soon be filled with music.

April 18, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Mother, Daughter Duo Prepare For Gallo Stage

Oakdale High School sophomore Darby Schmidt is preparing for an experience she didn't fathom three short years ago. Later this month Darby, along with ...

April 18, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Listen And Learn

Life is really funny. From the time my children were very young I began to learn how much I could learn from them.

April 18, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Mommy Musings


Cowgirl Luncheon Once Again Packs Bianchi Center

Forty cowboys left rodeo week with memories which will sustain them a lifetime and it didn't come by way of accomplishment at the Oakdale ...

April 18, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


OHS Interact Club Has International Plans

Four students of Oakdale High School Interact Club are up to something big. The student affiliate of the Oakdale Rotary Club has taken on a ...

April 11, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Junior High Rams Named Color Guard Champions

The title of 'Champion' is one some Oakdale students have become accustomed to. Now, 18 Oakdale Junior High students find themselves amongst this group as ...

April 11, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Oakdale’s Rich Earns Outstanding Woman Honors

Sue Rich was destined to be an educator. Her journey to teach began as young as her junior high days and has metamorphized many times ...

April 11, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Chamber Hosts Successful Pours In Stores Event

Not to be put off by a little rain, the latest go-round of Pours in Stores, Eat Drink and Be Local, proved to be a ...

April 11, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Saddle Up Or Mosey Out

Two words possibly said more over the course of seven days than any other in the 95361, "Rodeo Week." It's here, it's now ...

April 11, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Mommy Musings


Oakdale Senior’s Concept ‘Hand Hugs’ Goes Viral

Joanne Parker is on a mission.

April 04, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Egg-cellent Adventure Hosted For Kids At Kerr Park

The weather proved to be just what the bunny ordered as Oakdale families as well as some from surrounding areas embarked upon a yearly ritual ...

April 04, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Fair Oaks Students See Books Published

Fair Oaks Elementary School students have dipped their pens into the publishing world. Under the guidance and direction of Computer Lab Educator Theresa Gassaway, eight ...

April 04, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Oakdale Charter Student Named National Finalist

Chase Sanford is both humble and wise.

March 28, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


District Supports Open OHS Campus

Oakdale High School won't be seeing a closed campus in its near future.

March 28, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Education


Eggs And Bunnies

Easter has snuck up on me, yet again.

March 28, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Mommy Musings


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