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Restoring Your Property After A Long Winter

One of the best things about the dawn of spring and the return of warmer weather is the chance to get out of the house and get some fresh air. For homeowners, this is the perfect opportunity to assess any damage the previous months did to yards and develop a plan restore properties.

March 09, 2012 | | Home and Garden


Local Ear, Nose And Throat Surgeon To Lecture At UC Davis

Dr. Jerrold Polterock, Oakdale's Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon will be lecturing to Head and Neck residents during Grand Rounds in the Department of Otolaryngology at UC Davis on Tuesday, March 13. He will be lecturing about the treatment of nosebleeds, and how the treatment has changed and improved through his experience over the last 25 years. His talk is titled, "Epistaxis: (nosebleeds) My Personal Journey."

March 09, 2012 | | Local News


Deputies Search For Suspects In Waterford Shooting

Sheriff's Deputies assigned to Waterford Police Services are investigating a shooting that happened Monday, March 5 at 5:55 p.m. in the 500 block of F Street in Waterford. Deputies responded to a male who had been shot, when they arrived they found a 19-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his upper body and one to his lower body. He was transported to a local hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

March 08, 2012 | | Local News


Rocha, Koril Exchange Vows In Las Vegas

Lindsey Reed Koril of Chicago, Illinois and Brandt Langum Rocha of Escalon, exchanged wedding vows in Las Vegas, Nevada on Feb. 11, 2012.

March 07, 2012 | | Weddings


Torngrens Celebrate 60 Years Of Marriage

An Open House to mark their 60th wedding anniversary is planned by the Torngren family of Oakdale, with husband and wife Toby and Maya celebrating on Saturday, March 10.

March 07, 2012 | | Anniversaries


Charles Ethan Cruger

Chris and Alisa Cruger of Oakdale welcomed the arrival of their son, Charles Ethan Cruger, on Feb. 15, 2012. The newborn weighed five pounds, 14 ounces upon arrival at Oak Valley Hospital.

March 07, 2012 | | Birth Announcements


Karelly Guzman-Ortiz

A girl, Karelly Guzman-Ortiz, was born Feb. 16, 2012 to expectant parents Patricia Guzman-Ortiz and Miguel Guzman of Riverbank. The newborn weighed seven pounds, 11 ounces upon arrival at Oak Valley Hospital.

March 07, 2012 | | Birth Announcements


Anahi Penunuri-Chavez

A daughter, Anahi Penunuri-Chavez, was born Feb. 22, 2012 to expectant parents Israel and Maria Penunuri of Oakdale. The newborn weighed six pounds on arrival at Oak Valley Hospital.

March 07, 2012 | | Birth Announcements


Technological Wonders

There's really no question in my mind that computers are smarter than we are. Well, perhaps I should speak only for myself. My computer is smarter than me. And just when I think I have it figured out, something else changes and the learning curve starts all over again.

March 07, 2012 | | Local Columns


Keep Tabs On Groundwater

Dear Editor,March 11-17, 2012 is National Groundwater Awareness Week. Over 90 percent of all public drinking water systems rely on groundwater to supply the population with drinking water. Many residents in the Oakdale area have a private well that supplies their water. Getting an annual water well check up is like checking your furnace or smoke detector batteries seasonally. It's a smart thing to do. As a member of the National Ground Water Association, I encourage well owners to get their wells checked during Groundwater Awareness Week.An annual checkup by a certified or licensed water well contractor ...

March 07, 2012 | | From Our Readers


Concerned About Coverage

Dear Editor,I would like to clear up the issue of the comment I made on CBS 13 which aired February 29, regarding the photograph of Oakdale native Sergeant Brandon Morgan and his boyfriend.I am interested in becoming a journalist and, when I saw the news van, approached the reporter and her cameraman. The reporter offered to interview me, showed me the photograph and asked me what I thought of it. My immediate reply was that the First Amendment states that we have the right to freedom of speech and expression of our opinions and beliefs. I said that ...

March 07, 2012 | | From Our Readers


Pontiac Lift Station Maintenance

Public Works employees were slowing traffic on Pontiac Street during the course of the past week to undertake some general maintenance of the Pontiac sewage lift station to address some issues, said Public Works Director Joe Leach.

March 07, 2012 | | Local News


Recycle Rate Increases

Starting March 1, California consumers who redeem their (CRV) beverage container deposits will receive an increase in the per pound redemption rate. 
"Recycling beverage containers makes more 'cents' than ever before," said Matt Millhiser, rePLANET's Marketing Director. "The State's new redemption rates, combined with our innovations in automated technology, make recycling more financially rewarding and convenient than any time in California history." 


March 02, 2012 | | Local News


Valley Home News for February 29, 2012

Valley Home PTC members promise us a fun packed evening featuring great food, desserts and lots of prizes on Friday, March 2, when they hold their annual "Let it Roll" game night fundraiser. You won't want to miss the fun, so grab a pen, circle the date on your calendar and plan to join the crowd at the Valley Home School at the MPR/Gym located at 13231 Pioneer Ave. Enjoy a perfect opportunity to visit with parents, neighbors and school staff as the annual evening festivities always promise a good time for all. Dinner will be served at ...

February 29, 2012 | Laura Burghardt | Valley Home News


More On Medicare - Reducing Your Risk Of Heart Disease, Stroke

Heart disease and stroke have reached epidemic levels in our country. Heart disease is the leading killer of Americans; stroke is the fourth leading killer. One of every three deaths in this county is caused by cardiovascular disease.

February 29, 2012 | David Sayen Regional Administrator | Other Views


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Dog Guilt Doesn’t Equal Sorry

DEAR DIDI: Do dogs feel guilty for things they have done? Our boy sure looks like he KNOWS he has done something wrong when we ...

February 09, 2016 | | Didi's Dogs


Created Equal Film Discussion Scheduled At Patterson Library

On Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. the Patterson Library will host the first in a series of film discussions as part of the ...

February 09, 2016 | | 209 LIVING


Carnegie Arts Center Show Highlights Saletta Sculptures

One of the valley's most recognizable talents, Betty Saletta has been creating sculpture in her Oakdale studio for more than 25 years. Now, local ...

February 09, 2016 | | 209 LIVING


Initial Film Screening For MJC Civic Project

The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the documentary film The Mask You Live In on Thursday ...

February 09, 2016 | | 209 LIVING


Buck Institute President Offers Program On Aging

The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer the presentation "Aging and Chronic Disease – A View from the Aging Side" by TEDx speaker Brian ...

February 09, 2016 | | 209 LIVING


Pianist Prepares For Concert In Sonora’s St. James Series

Presenting a program packed with music by favorite composers, the St. James Concert Series welcomes Jason Sia, pianist, in the third concert of the season ...

February 09, 2016 | | 209 LIVING


MARY LOU ALVEY

Mary Lou Alvey passed away peacefully at her home in Oakdale, Ca., Monday, Jan. 25. She was 86 years of age.

February 03, 2016 | | Obituaries


Valley Could Get Funds For Salmon Restoration

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will be expanding its Fisheries Restoration Grants Program into the Central Valley in 2016 to support the ...

February 03, 2016 | | Local News


Human Trafficking Bills Winding Through Congress

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) on Monday supported two bills to combat human trafficking in the international community. The pair of bills builds upon ...

February 03, 2016 | | Local News


Sending Messages Of Love In Valentine’s Day Baskets

Valentine's Day is a time for building memories and connections with your child to show the special people in your life you care. With ...

February 03, 2016 | | Local News


Valley Home News

It's here, Super Bowl excitement has arrived in Valley Home! Although both teams come from locations far from Valley Home, by now most of ...

February 03, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


Knights Ferry News

The Knights Ferry Cemetery has a sinkhole where the OID ran their pipeline. Some people bottomed out when going into the second gate. There are ...

February 03, 2016 | Mary Sue Shearer | Knights Ferry News


ACS Discovery Shop Sale Slated

The American Cancer Society Discovery Shop is having its annual jewelry event. Included in the sale is jewelry in 14K, sterling silver, amazing vintage and ...

February 03, 2016 | | Local News


Sonora Writers Group Meets

The Sonora Writers Group meets every second Saturday of each month. The Feb. 13 meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. in Sonora.

February 03, 2016 | | Local News


Residents Invited To Bunko Event

The Oakdale Grange #435 will be hosting its monthly Bunko Nite on Friday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m.

February 03, 2016 | | Local News


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