Oakdale High pitcher Brianna Parker gave East Union a rare opportunity to score after booting Kourtni McCall's soft grounder to start the bottom of the seventh inning in Monday's battle (April 26) for sole rights to first place in the Valley Oak League at Northgate Softball Complex.Making matters worse, she fell behind in the count, three balls and no strikes, against East Union's deadliest slugger, Cassie Waggy, and cleanup batter Brittany LaMar loomed in the on deck circle with no outs.As quickly as things got scary for the Lady Mustangs, Parker quickly vanquished East Union ...
August 13, 2010|
Special To The Leader
Only a few more Thursdays are left for Oakdale residents to enjoy fresh produce, mingle with neighbors, and enjoy a warm summer evening in downtown Oakdale as the city's Certified Farmers Market ends its season at the end of August.
Each year, identity theft, one of the fastest growing crimes in the nation, harms thousands of consumers throughout the Central Valley. Ultimately, the identity thief aims to obtain personal information about you, your Social Security number, birth date and credit card numbers. With this information, the identity thief can assume your identity and establish bank accounts or credit in your name, leaving you to deal with the problem.
Valley Home residents need to be on the lookout for vandals who have invaded our community. A report was received last week after the VH News had been submitted that our Valley Home School campus had been heavily gang tagged with the tags on the multipurpose room, portable, main building and playground equipment. Anyone seeing any gang colors or gang activity should call 911. We are told that there is also a gang hotline that can be reached. Residents should make it an effort to attend the August 18th meeting of the Valley Home MAC. Sheriff Adam Christianson will be ...
August 11, 2010|
|Valley Home News
Tom and Denise Crom's "Barn" in Escalon has a lot of stone fruit in and it is ripe and juicy for your eating pleasure. Their heirloom tomatoes are slow in ripening but they have over 100 plants! They are planning a vinegar tasting in the future. Stop by and check out the produce.
August 11, 2010|
Mary Sue Shearer
|Knights Ferry News
Eleven-year-old Fair Oaks sixth grader Sara Stevens closed her summer with a fantastic performance at the Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships at Hughes Stadium in Sacramento. Competing with the highly successful Modesto Roadrunners, Stevens and three other girls sped to a first place finish in the 4x800 meter relay.
Stevens earns Athlete of the Week honor for her efforts.
Frances Ann Flores, 67, died peacefully at her sister's home in Modesto on Thursday, Aug. 5, surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
She was born on March 13, 1943 in Palo Alto and had been a resident of Santa Clara County for a very long time. She was employed at Tantam Computers in Cupertino and then moved to Oakdale about 10 years ago.