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Community Corner - Museum, Rodeo Part Of Area History

Rodeo time in Oakdale is also anniversary time at the Oakdale Cowboy Museum. It was the second week in April 1996, when Chamber of Commerce staff and volunteers invited merchants, and members of our community to celebrate the grand opening of the Museum by hosting a Chamber Rodeo Mixer. After all it was during a planning meeting of the Chamber Board of Directors that the idea to create an institution that would celebrate our unique western history was born. The City of Oakdale agreed to lease 500 square feet of space in the historic Southern Pacific Railroad Building to hold ...

March 21, 2012 | Christie Camarillo Oakdale Cowboy Museum | Local Columns

Clean Up Efforts Paying Off

Dear Editor,

March 21, 2012 | | From Our Readers

Fishing Report

Delta Report:

March 21, 2012 | | Regional Sports

Xavier Shane Thrasher

A boy, Xavier Shane Thrasher, was born March 7, 2012 to expectant parents Shane and Mayra Thrasher of Oakdale. The newborn weighed nine pounds, three ounces upon arrival at Oak Valley Hospital.

March 21, 2012 | | Birth Announcements

Rick Chuck

Rick Chuck, 53, died Thursday, March 15 of sudden heart failure.

March 21, 2012 | | Obituaries

Civil War In Ferry

The sounds of muskets and cannons and the smell of gunpowder will linger in the air over Knights Ferry this weekend, as visitors to the picturesque hamlet are transported back in time.

March 21, 2012 | | Local News

Oakdale City Fire Hosts Badge Pinning

The public is invited to an open house event at the Willowood Drive fire station Friday, March 23 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. where three Oakdale City firefighters will receive their promotional badge pinning.

March 21, 2012 | | Local News

New Sales Tax Rates Take Effect April 1

Voter-approved sales and use tax rate increases will take effect April 1 for cities in five California counties, including the city of Oakdale, said the California State Board of Equalization (BOE).

March 20, 2012 | | Local News

BMX Riders Honor Turnage’s Memory At Spreckels Park

Jason Turnage couldn't wait until the Spreckels Park BMX track finally opened.

March 16, 2012 | By JASON CAMPBELL The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader | Local News

Knights Ferry News for March 14, 2012

Congratulations go out to these Knights Ferry Students for their award of good citizenship: Levi Dickens, Aubrey Mendonca, Carter Sturtevant, Deagan Sweet, Ben Cassinetto, Jackson Ault, Breanna Banks, Dylan Anderson, Tate Cassaretto, Ember Harris, Natalie Barton, Presley Wilson, Matthew Wolf, Lenin Palafox, Ian Carroll, Mikali Willis, Angel Limon, Austin Santillo, Rilyn Cassaretto, Eden Cassinetto, Julia Nilsson, Shawn Spani, Ray Patton, Jenna Armario, Mariah Loomis, Shaela Borba, Salvador Limon, Harrison Ault, Cleo Wilson, Kaeli Sturtevant and Marina Braaton. Keep up to good work!

March 14, 2012 | Mary Sue Shearer | Knights Ferry News

Valley Home News for March 14, 2012

What a thrill to see our Valley Home Community almond tree orchards burst out in a gorgeous array of blossoms the past couple of weeks. The almond trees weren't the only beautiful trees flaunting gorgeous blossoms. Ornamental plums, Magnolia trees and flowering shrubs rapidly followed suit adding to the array of color. The sight of all the flowering trees is one of the many things that make living in Valley Home such a great pleasure.

March 14, 2012 | Laura Burghardt | Valley Home News

Edna Barnes

Edna Young Barnes, 91, died Tuesday, March 6 of pneumonia.

March 14, 2012 | | Obituaries

Connie Garcia

Connie E. Garcia, 82, died Saturday, March 3 at Oak Valley Care Center.

March 14, 2012 | | Obituaries

Lindsay Peabody

Lindsay Kelly Peabody, 53, died Tuesday, March 6.

March 14, 2012 | | Obituaries

Lucy Roberson

Lucy Tuttle Roberson, 88, died Saturday, March 10 at her home in Samaritan Village, Hughson.

March 14, 2012 | | Obituaries

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Magnolia Bears were all abuzz last week as they competed in the school's Annual Spelling Bee. The top three winners for this year's ...

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