The American Civil War Association will be doing authentic battle reenactments in Knights Ferry this weekend, Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20 near the Knights Ferry Covered Bridge.
The water season in the Oakdale Irrigation District is slated to begin with deliveries on Tuesday, March 22, in an action taken at the March 14 regular meeting of the OID Board of Directors.
Betty J. Carder, 88, of Riverbank died Sunday, March 13.
Nancy Lynn Mata Nevel, 47, died Sunday, March 6 at Las Vegas Hospital.
Wahnita D. Reid, 91, of Copperopolis died Thursday, March 10 after a short illness.
Evelyn Virginia (Pinkston) Shelton, 72, died Thursday, March 10 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House, Hughson after a three-year battle with cancer.
Joanne D. Vaiarello, 81, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 8 in the presence of her family.
Jo Ann E. Warden, 92, of Waterford died Thursday, March 10 at Memorial Medical Center.
Back in the day Oakdale used to be a small city where everyone knew each other's names and crime was only something that occurred in Modesto. Times have changed and neighbors never talk and crime is on the doorstep. It is time for the good old days of Oakdale to return and to adopt a good neighbor policy for your neighborhood. Being on bad terms with your neighbor can make your life frustrating, day after day. But taking the time to establish good terms with your neighbors has numerous benefits. The community will be friendlier, the neighborhood safer, and ...
Our Valley Home area was host to one of the most beautiful almond blossom displays we have enjoyed for several years. Those trees on Pioneer Avenue near Highway 120 were exceptionally pretty and seemed to last the longest.
Welcome to the world Ella Murray. She was born to Troy and Natalie on February 10th. Proud Knights Ferry grandparents are Joe and Kathy Murray.
A girl, Lyndee Jean DeRespini, was born Jan. 8, 2011 to expectant parents Darryl DeRespini of Manteca and Brea DeRespini of Oakdale. The newborn weighed seven pounds, 15 ounces upon arrival at Memorial Hospital.
A boy, Ippo Nonoy Eugene George, was born Feb. 26, 2011 to expectant parents Josh and Louvina George of Oakdale. The newborn weighed seven pounds, six ounces upon arrival at Oak Valley Hospital.
U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) this week cast his vote in support of the State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015 and the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015. Both these pieces of legislation aim to reduce the tax burden on American families and small businesses by eliminating unnecessary taxes and simplifying our existing tax code.
Although school was out for Spring Break, the diamond boys were hard at it this past week with tournament play. League play will resume this week for all three levels of play. Shown is a quick glance at how the teams fared over the vacation week.
DONALD RAY ELLIS, JR. "SONNY"
ANITA CHRISTINE MARKEY RHODES
BETTY M. VAN NORMAN
FRANCIS THEODORE 'TED' HEURING
WILLIAM (BILL) CARL OWEN
Birthday greeting for the month of April go out to: Denise Crom, Makenzie Ohe, Calab Coston, Jim Mc McCarthy, Megan Peterson, Michelle Muller, Jordan Ray, Eric Ulrich, Sharon Page, Lee Shearer, Jean Dyer, Joan Taylor, Steve Ingram, Ted Kassahn, Julie Mattox, Gary Shook, Barbara Hudelson, Teri Foster, Jim Rotelli, Cat Ulrich, Greg Burns, Gayle Diltz, Michelle Sturtevant, Pat Johnson, Maya Camara, Charlee Birdsong, Weston Sundberg and Julian Arias.
This week we remember fondly the man who was a friend to all! Mark Dickens was born and raised in Valley Home and in the years since his passing he is missed each and every day by all who knew and loved him.
Marie McAnally wasn't just interested in a cake and candles to commemorate her 83rd birthday; that would be too simple. According to McAnally's daughter Cindy Webb, she pondered her 'Bucket List' instead for ideas.
Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have fallen 5.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.88/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 201 gas outlets in Modesto. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.39/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
The safety of the public, as well as law enforcement and first responders, frequently depends on a group of highly trained professionals who are heard far more often than they are seen. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) honors these skilled men and women during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 12 through 18, 2015.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform a full highway closure of State Route (SR-12) from Interstate 5 (I-5) to SR-160 in Sacramento/San Joaquin County to perform repairs on the Mokelumne River Bridge.