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Turlock, Hilmar gifts for holidays

BY NATALIE WINTERS

December 15, 2015 | | 209 LIVING


MADE IN THE 209

Christmas Show underway at potter's Manteca studio

December 15, 2015 | | 209 LIVING


HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS

Drive Through Nativity

December 14, 2015 | | 209 LIVING


Food Safety Should Be Focus For Happy, Healthy Holidays

With Christmas and New Year's just ahead of us, the holiday season is in full swing. The next couple of weeks will be full of good cheer and plenty of food. To help keep your holiday season healthy, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing holiday inspired food safety recommendations for your Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year's Eve, Three Kings Day, or other festive gatherings. These tips come from years of experience working to make sure that the meat, poultry and egg products you eat are safe, wholesome and ...

December 14, 2015 | | 209 LIVING


Yosemite Toastmasters Plan January Open House Event

Would you like to feel more confident speaking in public or talking to customers, tourists, or other people in your life? Are you stepping up as a leader and want to learn how to motivate people, build teams, and achieve your dreams? Could you use some techniques to improve your communication, increase membership in your service club, or boost your sales?

December 14, 2015 | | 209 LIVING


Tree Care Industry Association Offers Holiday Selection Tips

Nothing says "It's the holidays!" like tying a tree to the top of your car and driving it around town before placing it in a bucket of water in your living room for a couple of months.

December 14, 2015 | | 209 LIVING


Sourdough’s Wild And Woolly Revue Offers Up Entertainment

Hold on to your seats and get ready for a rollicking evening of outrageous humor and song.

December 14, 2015 | | 209 LIVING


Chanukah Menorah Lighting Hosted In Downtown Oakdale

Congregation Beth Shalom, The Center for Jewish Life in greater Stanislaus County and the Central Valley based in Modesto, hosted a public lighting ceremony of the Chanukah Menorah in downtown Oakdale on Sunday night, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Bianchi Community Center Plaza. The event featured the lighting of a five-foot tall Menorah, holiday songs and distributing holiday treats.

December 09, 2015 | | Local News


Valley Home News

A special place to live ... this past Saturday our community once again came together to enjoy a "Valley Home Christmas." The night sky seemed filled with at least a thousand twinkling stars, all of a sudden and quick as a wink we all saw it ... eight tiny reindeer and a bright shiny sleigh flew through the dark night, before we knew what was happening Santa had landed in Valley Home! What a night, our Valley Home Community Christmas Parade was underway! Glittering Christmas lights dazzled the crowd as colorful floats, Christmas ponies, puppies, handsome horses, motorcycles all decked out, all-terrain ...

December 09, 2015 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


Knights Ferry News

The Knights Ferry Community dinner was very well attended. Folks just kept coming in bringing good food! The Oakdale High School Choir and Show Choir performed for the audience under the direction of Bryan Mills. Performing a solo duet were Breanna Cordono and Jessica Long. Attending her first dinner at the clubhouse was Annabelle Dean Schlegel with her parents Maranda and Andrew Schlegel. The food was excellent and the socialization terrific.

December 09, 2015 | Mary Sue Shearer | Knights Ferry News


Memorial Tree Lighting Set At County Courthouse

The Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office Victim Services Program will sponsor the 18th Annual Lighting of the Homicide Victims' Memorial Tree and Candlelight Vigil on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m.

December 09, 2015 | | Crime


Winter Production Set For The OHS Stage

The Oakdale High School Drama department presents the classic tale Of Mice and Men. The Drama department is looking to take the well-known novel from the pages to the stage on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 13 with a 2 p.m. matinee performance.

December 09, 2015 | | Education


SUV Strikes Pedestrians, Sends Two To Hospital

An early evening accident on Tuesday, Dec. 1 sent two persons to the hospital after a SUV hit the two pedestrians in a crosswalk on East F Street at Sixth Avenue.

December 09, 2015 | | Crime


Farmers, Ranchers Invited To Statewide Conference

The California Small Farm Conference (CSFC) has opened registration for the 29th California Small Farm Conference, the state's premier gathering for small-scale farmers, ranchers, and farmers' market managers. The conference is scheduled to run March 5 through 8, 2016, at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Sacramento.

December 09, 2015 | | Local Business


Community Efforts Make Season Bright

Oak Summit Masonic Lodge #112 of Knights Ferry is supporting the annual 2015 Toys for Tots holiday toy drive. A number of collection barrels and boxes have been placed in Oakdale. They include Ace Hardware, SaveMart, Oak Valley Jewelry, Steves Chevrolet, Haidlen Ford, Suzy Belens, Pizza Hut, Saras Dry Cleaner, Kmart, Tractor Supply and Wells Fargo Bank. Donations of new, unwrapped toys will help the Toys for Tots campaign get holiday gifts to those in need.

December 09, 2015 | | Local News


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F Street Sandwich Shop Plans Re-Opening

After closing down for a couple of months, the Mr. Pickle's sandwich shop on East F Street in Oakdale is re-opening under new ownership.

December 13, 2017 | | Local News


Swimming For A Cause

The Oakdale Aquatics Masters hosted a one mile charity swim on Saturday morning, Dec. 9. A wide range of swimmers packed the Oakdale Aquatic Center ...

December 13, 2017 | | Local News


Utility Company Reports Tax Installment Payments

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) paid property taxes of more than $230 million this fall to the 50 counties where the energy company ...

December 13, 2017 | | Local Business


Community Briefs

TOPS Session

December 13, 2017 | | Local News


HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Fair Oaks student council members are shown with the donations that were collected by the local elementary school's student body for the "Holiday in ...

December 13, 2017 | | Local News


MJC Sends Agriculture Students To Competition

Modesto Junior College sent a team of six students to compete in the annual Young Farmers and Ranchers Discussion Meet contest in Anaheim on Dec ...

December 13, 2017 | | Education


U.S Forest Service, CAL FIRE Address Forest Health

U.S. Forest Service officials this week announced that an additional 27 million trees, mostly conifers, died throughout California since November 2016, bringing the total ...

December 13, 2017 | | Government


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 ...

December 13, 2017 | | Crime


Chanukah Menorah Lightings Scheduled Throughout Valley

Congregation Beth Shalom, The Center for Jewish Life in greater Stanislaus County and the Central Valley based in Modesto, has announced that they will offer ...

December 13, 2017 | | Local News


Continuing Exhibitions Featured At Crocker Art Museum

The Crocker Art Museum, 216 O St., downtown Sacramento, has a variety of exhibitions that continue in to the new year. Museum hours are 10 ...

December 13, 2017 | | Local News


2018 Healthy Air Living Calendars Have Arrived

The artwork of 15 talented Central Valley students is featured in the 2018 Healthy Air Living Kids' Calendar, a bilingual, full-color wall calendar just released ...

December 13, 2017 | | Local News


IN CONCERT

The Shaw siblings, shown here, along with their parents, make up the Shaw Family Band, which will perform a holiday gospel concert at Escalon First ...

December 13, 2017 | | Local News


Families Help Bring Holiday Joy To 8,850 Children Overseas

Volunteers from the Stanislaus County California Area Team are celebrating the collection of 8,850 gift-filled shoeboxes that will remind children around the world they ...

December 13, 2017 | | Local News


Knights Ferry News

The Christmas dinner was well attended on Thursday night at the Community Club. The high school choir sang beautiful songs such as Silver Bells and ...

December 13, 2017 | | Knights Ferry News


Valley Home News

A very special wedding! Former Valley Home resident Judah Burton and his lovely bride Torrie Koller were married Wednesday evening December 6, Las Vegas, Nevada ...

December 13, 2017 | | Valley Home News


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