The Oakdale Sandlot baseball team took second place in their 12u AA bracket at the USSSA Spring Championship Select 30 Super NIT in Peoria, Arizona from March 17 through 19. Coaches and players include, back row from left: Coach Jason Daley, Hunter Baptista, Coach Daniel Krause, Coach Anthony Eberhardt, Coach Chris Perreira. Middle row from left: Alex Jones, Grant Edwards, Cooper Pitney, Jacob Guignard, Jace Eberhardt, Ryder Perreira. Front row from left: Eric Robles, Dax Daley, Dylan Krause, Ryan Krause.
U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) has re-introduced the Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2017, H.R. 1725, a bill that cuts through red tape within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and seeks to reduce the benefit-claims backlog. The legislation was introduced with fellow co-chairman of the Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN) and U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-MN).
A bill authored by state Senator Tom Berryhill, R-Twain Harte, to ease construction costs for disabled veterans cleared a major legislative hurdle on Tuesday, as the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee advanced the measure unanimously.
For the second year, Oakdale Cheer Boosters and the Oakdale High Cheer program put on a successful cheer skills clinic for sixth, seventh and eighth graders just prior to try-outs for the junior high or high school cheer programs. The skills clinic, hosted Tuesday and Wednesday, March 14 and 15, was put on by the seniors as a fundraiser and an opportunity to teach important skill sets to those wanting to learn. Oakdale High senior Madison 'Maddie' Abell, in front, was among the several varsity cheerleaders who volunteered to teach at the clinic.
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I finally get a break in my work schedule and guess what, the rain is back! I'm also coming down with the flu that's going around. I just can't seem to catch a break. I did manage to get out fishing on the Delta and it didn't disappoint. The fish were initially a little tough to come by, but once we slowed down, we started to catch fish. This time on the Delta is especially fun because you can catch a little fish in one cast and possibly a giant the very next cast. We didn ...
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on northbound and southbound State Route 108 (West F Street) at Lee Avenue in Oakdale for curb, gutter and sidewalk work.
There was no shortage of diners eager to take part in the Oakdale Rotary Club's annual Testicle Festival, staged on Monday night, March 27 at the FES Hall. Top photo, the hall was filled with people enjoying the 'Rocky Mountain oysters' while, at side, a Rotarian continues to deep fry the delicacy. Below, the Rotary crew takes a quick breather for a photo opportunity.
Modesto Junior College presents a Spring String Recital on Friday, April 7 at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall – Music 108 on the East Campus, 435 College Ave., Modesto. Admission is free, with donations gratefully accepted.
On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, people across the United States will observe Equal Pay Day, a national day of action to combat the gender pay gap. Equal Pay Day is the symbolic day when women's earnings "catch up" to men's earnings from the previous year. This means women on average have to work until April 4 just to take home what a man did in 2016.
Volunteers from the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary spent some time in Oakdale on Sunday morning, offering free boat inspection checks in the CostLess parking lot, helping make sure watercraft of all shapes and sizes are ready for the boating season ahead. Here, inspector Ron Clark, right, checks off some items on the list while working with boat owner Ed Keeler of Oakdale. The Coast Guard Auxiliary has been offering the free inspectors since 2006, added inspector David Chovanak, who also was working the event. Those that passed received a sticker to display on the vessel indicating their water worthiness.
Elementary and Oakdale Junior High students were recently acknowledged for their work in the 34th Annual Science Fair. Approximately 70 projects will represent Oakdale Joint Unified School District at the Stanislaus County Science Fair in May.
Immigration policy training for families and community members presented by Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative, Jesus Martinez, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Allison Davenport, and Stanislaus ...