The group of comic and pop-culture loving geeks who hosted the NorCal Cosies Red Carpet Cosplay Awards, and the first National Cosplay Day Celebration, is now planning an 'all things geekery' convention. The festivities are scheduled for July 9 and 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.
The Freedom's Heroes War on Terror outdoor memorial honoring American heroes who died serving our country in Iraq and Afghanistan, is returning to Yuba City for an eight-day showing at Calvary Christian Center. The memorial's 21 panels bear the 6,842 names of all who have died from the beginning of this war through May 3, 2016.
The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO), led by music director David Lockington, will present Disney in Concert: Tale as Old as Time, Friday, June 3, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 4 at 2 p.m. at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto. It is the third concert in the MSO's Hilmar Cheese Company Pops Series and final concert of the MSO's 85th Season. The concert features the Modesto Symphony Orchestra with guest vocalists Andrew Johnson, Lisa Livesay, Whitney Claire Kaufman and Aaron Phillips performing many of Disney's most well-known songs from their animated movies ...
It'll be la fiesta del verano (the party of the summer) with a fantastic lineup of international Hispanic entertainers coming to the Stanislaus County Fair. The Fair welcomes Noel Torres Sunday, July 10 and Bronco Sunday, July 17. They will be performing on the Bud Light Variety Free Stage at 8:30 p.m. Both concerts will be hosted by La Favorita and are free with the price of Fair admission.
A summer kids' event called Cave Quest VBS will be hosted at Oakdale's Community Christian Reformed Church (CRC) in Oakdale from Monday, June 6 to Friday, June 10. At Cave Quest, kids explore what it means to follow Jesus through dark times. Kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, dig into yummy treats, experience one-of-a-kind Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies to remind them of Jesus' love, and play teamwork-building games. Plus, kids will be encouraged to look for evidence of God all around them through something called God Sightings.
Riverbank welcomes the REO Speechtrain Toastmasters Club for regular meetings every Wednesday morning, 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m., at Perko's Cafe, Patterson and Oakdale roads, Riverbank. This is a fun way to learn the self-confidence and skills needed for public speaking. All are invited to come and check out the group. The next meeting will be Wednesday, June 1. For more information, call (209) 614-8462.
Today is a very special day in Valley Home. Our Valley Home graduates will take a big step into the tomorrow of their lives. What a wonderful and special day it is! This year 2016 will always be special in our young people's hearts. They grew up in a most special community. They were surrounded by people who cared for them and every neighbor looked out for them. They were blessed with the very best school and the most devoted staff. They were blessed with a most special school bus driver who not only got them to school and ...
Kiwanis Club of Oakdale recently acknowledged Magnolia Elementary School students with the Hope of America award. Fifth grader Molly Terpstra, left, and sixth grader Lydia Stueve were the 2016 Magnolia recipients.
Signature tree species in the high Sierra Nevada forests – including mountain hemlock, red fir and western white pine – are shifting toward higher, cooler elevations according to new research by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW). This study foreshadows how climate warming may significantly alter entire habitats for multiple species.
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.
From May 23 to June 5, local law enforcement personnel are participating in the national Click It or Ticket campaign in an effort to save lives through increased seat belt use. This education enforcement period comes ahead of the Memorial Day holiday, one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.
Passage of H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and H.R. 4974, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, were supported this week by U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock).
Oakdale Family Resource and Counseling Center (OFRC) will host Inside Out for the first Movie Under the Stars event in Cottles Woods Park at dusk on Saturday, June 18. This is the first of three Movie Under the Stars events, the next two taking place July 16 and Aug. 20. The July movie will be a showing of Minions and the August feature will be a showing of Norm of the North. All three events will be in Cottles Woods Park with the show beginning at dusk. All summer long, the OFRC will be holding a backpack supplies drive. Donations ...