LIVERMORE – Hailing from the Spanish Canary Islands, timple virtuoso Germán López will bring the traditional music of the islands, flavored with his own contemporary style, to the Bankhead Theater on Friday evening, Sept. 30.
DEAR DIDI: We have a pit mix, female, about four years old that chases bees and has been stung three to four times in her mouth. I'm sure this is quite painful and she will have a swollen lip for a couple of days. She still tries to catch them, why would she do this knowing it will hurt? Is she just dumb? LOL or is this a common thing? We have had many dogs over the years and none of them ever got stung. ‑Manteca Pit Daddy
Mark your calendar for the upcoming Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Odd Fellows Hall on the main street of La Grange, sponsored by the LaFayette Lodge #65 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF). You can sit down to a plate of their special recipe spaghetti, enjoy some neighborly conversation over an ice cream sundae and buy a chance to win big in the raffle.
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce hosts its 32nd annual Harvest Festifall on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8 and 9 on the streets of Columbia State Historic Park. The event runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
The San Joaquin-Stanislaus CattleWomen selected Delores Henriques as the 2016 Cowbelle of the Year during their Sept. 20 meeting. She was given an engraved cowbell and a sterling silver pendant to celebrate her hard work. The award singles out an outstanding member who dedicates a significant amount of time and effort to promote the beef industry.
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 that person's guilt or innocence. That can only be determined by a court of law.
Now is your chance to hunt on private property usually off-limits to the public in the Fairfield and Merced areas. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife's (CDFW) Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) program is offering public access for wild pig, waterfowl and upland game hunts this fall.
Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have risen 5.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.61/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 201 gas outlets in Modesto. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.20/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.