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Avoid A Trip To The ER This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, good food and good times. The nation's emergency physicians want to help you keep it that way and not have an unwanted memory that involves a medical emergency.

November 16, 2016 | | Local News


Community Briefs

Christmas Child

November 16, 2016 | | Local News


Distracted Driving Program Aimed At Adult Motorists

Every year, thousands of people are seriously injured or killed statewide in vehicle collisions caused by distracted drivers. The unfortunate truth is distracted driving collisions are 100 percent preventable, because distracted driving is a choice. Though there are numerous distractions a driver must manage, cell phone use is the most prevalent. With multiple modes of communication and instant entertainment at their fingertips, drivers are constantly engaging in cell phone use while driving.

November 16, 2016 | | Local News


Caltrans Deputy Director Focuses On Sustainability

Caltrans this week announced the appointment of Ellen Greenberg as its new Deputy Director for Sustainability, who will oversee Caltrans' continued efforts to shift and align its policies and practices to improve the environment, the economy and social equity for all Californians.

November 16, 2016 | | Local News


Denham Introduces Bill Regarding Guard Bonuses

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) on Tuesday introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives – H.R. 6316, the Veterans Earned Their Bonuses Act (VET Bonus Act) – to address the issue of veterans being forced to repay bonuses that were granted by California National Guard (CalGuard) recruiters from 2004 to 2010.

November 16, 2016 | | Local News


Police Investigate Shooting

Oakdale Police are investigating an early morning shooting that occurred Sunday, Nov. 13, in the 700 block of East J Street.

November 16, 2016 | | Crime


Dream It, Be It Conference Enjoyed By Girls

Local service organization Soroptimist International of Oakdale recently hosted 18 seventh, eighth and ninth grade girls at its "Dream It, Be It" conference held in the library at Oakdale High School. Annalise VanderVeen, Oakdale's Distinguished Young Woman, served as keynote speaker and encouraged the girls to always talk to their family, friends, and teachers about things that are bothering them rather than stress about their worries or problems. She also encouraged the girls to consider participating in the Distinguished Young Women of Oakdale program in their junior year for the fun experience and chance to earn college scholarships. Oakdale ...

November 16, 2016 | | Local News


Riverbank Parks Department Mourns Loss Of Supervisor

Riverbank City staff, especially members of the Parks and Recreation Department, are mourning the loss of their friend and fellow employee, Facilities Maintenance Supervisor Tim Dowdy. Though he worked in Riverbank, he lived in the Oakdale area. Dowdy was killed in an apparent hit-and-run accident near Waterford early Thursday morning, Nov. 10.

November 16, 2016 | Ric McGinnis | Local News


CHP Air Operations Receives Excellence Award

An award for Excellence in Police Aviation from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) acknowledges the work of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to enhance the safety and effectiveness of its Air Operations Program (AOP). The award was presented recently at the IACP Convention in San Diego.

November 16, 2016 | | Crime


Police Beat

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.

November 16, 2016 | | Crime


Sheriff’s Department Seeks Suspect Info, Lists Service

As the investigation into Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace's death continues, Stanislaus County Sheriff's Detectives are asking for the public's help. Detectives are working on establishing a timeline of everywhere the suspect, David Machado, may have been before and after the Nov. 13 shooting at the Fox Grove Fishing Access near Hughson.

November 16, 2016 | | Local News


MOBILE MARKET

Magnolia Elementary teacher Lauren Brown helps a student with spending her dollars wisely during the school's recent visit from Food 4 Thought, LLC. Each of Oakdale's four elementary schools is treated to a visit and a lesson by the company raising ag awareness during the school year. This is the second year the company has partnered with OJUSD to bring the lesson and concept to its elementary schools.

November 16, 2016 | | Education


CITE Team Fans Out To Cover Citywide Beat

Traffic officers from Turlock, Modesto, Ceres, Riverbank and the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office converged in the city to join forces with Oakdale Police on Wednesday morning, Nov. 9 and focused on enforcing traffic laws in needed areas or where there had been complaints.

November 16, 2016 | | Crime


Pipeline Protest Due

A solidarity action and rally at the Army Corps of Engineers office in Knights Ferry was scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15 near press time for The Leader, the gathering in protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The movement, organizers said, was part of a larger statewide initiative on Tuesday in an effort to stop the pipeline. Attendees were planning to call on President Obama to instruct the Army Corps of Engineers to revoke the permits for the pipeline.

November 16, 2016 | | Local News


Grant Focuses On Safety For Pedestrians, Bicyclists

A grant-funded effort by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the California Office of Traffic Safety will focus on reducing fatal collisions involving pedestrians and bicyclists. The California Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Enforcement and Education Project IV is in effect through Sept. 30, 2017.

November 16, 2016 | | Local News


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Bringing to life old stories of the Bay Area

The San Francisco Dungeon is the first attraction of its kind in North America and brings to life the stories of the old Bay Area ...

April 23, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


Where To See Or Not To See Shakespeare

By DENNIS WYATT

April 23, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


Barbara Bush: Saying The Unexpected

I've always admired Barbara Bush. Like millions of others I was saddened to hear about her declining health and then recent death. Many television ...

April 23, 2018 | | Local Columns


Allocating Small Business Income

By RUSSELL GLOOR

April 23, 2018 | | Local Columns


May Concert, Auditions At West Side Theatre

Red Dog Ash and North Country Blue will take the stage at the West Side Theatre in Newman on Saturday, May 5. Doors open at ...

April 23, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


May Concert, Auditions At West Side Theatre

Red Dog Ash and North Country Blue will take the stage at the West Side Theatre in Newman on Saturday, May 5. Doors open at ...

April 23, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


Culinary Institute Of America Hosts Food Conversation

The CIA at Copia, The Culinary Institute of America's newest venture in downtown Napa, will present Conversations at Copia: Terroir on Sunday, May 6 ...

April 23, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


Nearly Life-Sized Dinosaurs Stomp And Roar At Fair

Get ready to tremble at a growling, 15-foot-tall T-rex; observe dinosaur mothers tend their broods; examine a nestful of eggs prepare to hatch and so ...

April 23, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


Highland Games, Celtic Gathering Slated For June

The annual Mother Lode Highland Games and Celtic Gathering returns to the Shenandoah Valley Wine Region in Plymouth, California on June 9 and 10.

April 23, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


River Road Closure Tuesday

In preparation for the upcoming traffic shift onto the eastern half of the new bridge over the Stanislaus River, construction crews will be paving and ...

April 23, 2018 | | Local News


FEEL THE LOVE

This year's Love Oakdale is scheduled for Saturday, April 21. Volunteers will gather for a kickoff rally at the Oakdale Community Park on South ...

April 18, 2018 | | Local News


Invasive Species Artwork Sought By Fish And Wildlife

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) invites young artists and future biologists to enter the 2018 California Invasive Species Youth Art Contest. This ...

April 18, 2018 | | Local Sports


Consolidated Fire Offers Weed Abatement Tips

After the spring rains and with the warmer weather starting to take hold, Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District officials remind residents to focus on weed ...

April 18, 2018 | | Local News


Track Runs Away From Lathrop In Home Meet

Oakdale High School's boys and girls track and field teams dominated visiting Lathrop on Thursday, April 12. The boys team defeated Lathrop 101-26 and ...

April 18, 2018 | | Local Sports


Ecological Tours Offered On April Weekends

Going on throughout the month of April, weekends will feature Ecological Reserve Tours at Elkhorn Slough, scheduled through the California Department of Fish and Wildlife ...

April 18, 2018 | | Local Sports


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