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Crab Feed Set Feb. 3

Oakdale Swim Team will host its annual Crab Feed on Saturday, Feb. 3.

January 24, 2018 | | Local News


“Marriage At The Mansion” Offered On Valentine’s Day

Stanislaus County Clerk/Recorder/Commissioner of Civil Marriages, Lee Lundrigan, and her staff invite engaged couples to join them as they perform marriage ceremonies on Valentine's Day at the historic McHenry Mansion at 906 15th St., Modesto. "Marriage at the Mansion" offers each couple a romantic experience that will take them back in time.

January 24, 2018 | | Local News


County’s Youth Mentoring Program Marks Anniversary

The Stanislaus County Mentoring program was initially approved as a pilot on Sept. 29, 1998 becoming a program on Jan. 1, 1999. Now celebrating the completion of year 19, the program continues to attract County employees and partner agencies/organizations who wish to give back and become involved in the lives of young people in Stanislaus County. In 1999, the first full year of implementation, 30 Stanislaus County employees started mentoring.

January 24, 2018 | | Local News


One Fatality, Multiple Injuries In Series Of Highway Crashes

By MARG JACKSON

January 24, 2018 | | Local News


Kennedy Earns Recognition For Distinguished Service

The San Joaquin Engineers Council has selected Chad Kennedy to receive the 2018 Distinguished Service Award. Presentation of the award will be at the Council's 51st annual dinner meeting in February.

January 24, 2018 | | Local News


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.

January 24, 2018 | | Crime


Valley Home News

So happy to have Rex and Julie Beth Lamb living in Valley Home. The Lambs are such a wonderful family to have in a community, whether it be Knights Ferry or Valley Home. Our community is blessed to have them!

January 24, 2018 | | Valley Home News


Motorists Pay Less At Pump

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.94/gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 201 gas outlets in Modesto. This compares with the national average that has not moved in the last week, holding steady at $2.53/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

January 24, 2018 | | Local News


Knights Ferry News

Traffic was diverted through town again due to a fatal accident on the highway on Thursday. It was a very busy morning driving through town and down Orange Blossom.

January 24, 2018 | | Knights Ferry News


NANCY MARIE BURCH JACKSON

Nancy (Burch) Jackson passed away peacefully at her home on January 18, 2018 at the age of 66 years old. Nancy was born on February 18, 1951 in Modesto, California. She graduated from Patterson High School in 1969 and received her Nursing Degree from Modesto Junior College. Her career began with the Gould Medical Center, as a Surgical Nurse. For a time, she was Head Nurse for the Operating Room at Doctor's Medical Center. Before full retirement, she was on-call at Stanislaus Surgery Center. She spent over 30 years Nursing.

January 23, 2018 | | Obituaries


JOE FERGUSON (Pastor Joe)

Joe went to be with the Lord on Jan. 22, 2018, from Alzheimer's disease. He was born March 23, 1941 in Childress, TX. He leaves behind his wife, Thelma; son, Joey and wife Chantelle; daughter, Cheryl and her partner Craig; brother, Mike and wife Carol in Arkansas; as well as many relatives, friends, and his beloved church family.

January 23, 2018 | | Obituaries


AVERT LOUIS PIPPIN

Avert Louis Pippin of Oakdale, California died January 21, 2018 at age 75. He was born in Cookeville, Tennessee May 18, 1942. He moved to California in 1962, where he lived for the remainder of his life. Avert enjoyed hunting, fishing, and bowling. He was quick to laugh and could find humor in almost any situation.

January 23, 2018 | | Obituaries


DONALD ROGER HARPER

Donald Roger Harper has passed away at the age of 82. Don was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Josephine Harper, and his brother Melvin Harper. His memory endures in hearts and minds of his whole family and friends: his wife of 61 years, Margaret, his sons Mike (Monica) Harper, Matt (Sandy) Harper, Mark (Donna) Harper, and Malcolm (Tina) Harper as well as his siblings Lena Greene, William Eugene Harper, Paula Webb, Janice Calhoun, and Larry Harper.

January 23, 2018 | | Obituaries


San Francisco's Chinatown: Night scenes from Grant Avenue

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Red lanterns sway in the wind. Streetlamps from the 1930s cast a yellow-green glare onto century-old buildings. Neon glows from a pair of dive bars. Figures are silhouetted waiting outside a restaurant, and a lone woman makes dragon beard candy in a tiny storefront window. All are nighttime scenes along Grant Avenue in San Francisco's Chinatown.

January 22, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


SIERRA REP UNVEILS 2018 SEASON

SONORA – Sierra Repertory Theatre opens their 2018 Season with Mamma Mia! the smash-hit musical based on the songs of ABBA.

January 22, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


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Technology Night

On Thursday, Feb. 22 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Cloverland Elementary School will host a Parent Technology Night. Parents will be ...

February 21, 2018 | | Local News


Community Briefs

Relay Fundraiser Set

February 21, 2018 | | Local News


LIONS SPEECH CONTEST

Four Oakdale High School students, under the direction of teacher Denise Springer, competed in the 81st Lions Club Student Speakers Contest on Thursday, Feb. 8 ...

February 21, 2018 | | Local News


OHS Alumni Groups Planning Fall Reunions

Plans are underway for the 125th reunion of Oakdale Joint Union High School; with a group of interested alums meeting recently to get the effort ...

February 21, 2018 | | Local News


Young Scientists Prepare For Regional Olympiad

Budding young scientists from throughout the region are gearing up for the 32nd Annual Stanislaus County Regional Science Olympiad slated for Saturday, March 3 at ...

February 21, 2018 | | Local News


Mustang Dozen Advance To Wrestling Masters

This past weekend Oakdale traveled to River Valley High School to compete in the Sac-Joaquin Section DIII Championships. With high expectations, the Mustangs did not ...

February 21, 2018 | | Local Sports


Mendoza Signs To Play For Stanislaus State

Oakdale High School senior Jake Mendoza has thought long and hard about his future. The former Mustang soccer standout made his decision on Friday, Feb ...

February 21, 2018 | | Local Sports


Boys Basketball Season Comes To Close

The Oakdale varsity boys basketball season came to an end this past week as the boys wrapped up their season on the road. Valentine's ...

February 21, 2018 | | Local Sports


Fishing Report

One of the nice things about tournament fishing is that you get to fish different places. For someone like myself who lives so close to ...

February 21, 2018 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


Cub Scout Pack 303 Hosts Annual Pinewood Derby

Cub Scout Pack 303 of Oakdale will host its annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday, March 3. The event is being hosted in cooperation with Cub ...

February 21, 2018 | | Local News


Californians Can Help Wildlife At Tax Time

You don't have to own hiking boots or a fishing pole, or have a degree in environmental science to help wildlife. A click of ...

February 21, 2018 | | Local News


Police, American Red Cross Hosting Community Blood Drive

Oakdale Police Department and American Red Cross are inviting the public to donate blood during the Oakdale Community Mobile Blood Drive.

February 21, 2018 | | Local News


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 ...

February 21, 2018 | | Crime


Two Armed Robberies During Past Week

Oakdale Police continue to investigate a pair of armed robberies, with each one taking place in the early morning hours at local convenience stores.

February 21, 2018 | | Crime


Sail To Recovery Program

Women in the military, female veterans, female first responders and military/first responder wives have a special opportunity coming up through American Veterans First.

February 21, 2018 | | Local News


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