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Health Boosters Most People Already Have At Home

Many people desire to be healthier, and sales of nutritional supplements reflect such desires. In addition to an increase in supplement use, gym memberships also have increased. A market research report indicates the number of gym memberships have increased in the last several years as consumers have become more health-conscious.

April 17, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


Gardening Is Great Exercise

If you think that the only way to exercise and burn calories involves gym equipment, think again. Yard work can be just as challenging as a thorough aerobics workout at a nearby fitness club. To reap the greatest benefits, gardeners should use as little motorized machinery as possible. Manual tools will get you moving and can burn a substantial amount of calories. Try to vary positions and alternate which hands you use to reduce strain and get an even workout. Fitness experts say that gardening can improve strength, increase endurance and assist with flexibility. According to a report in the ...

April 17, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


How To Help Kids Get Into Golf

Golf is a game of skill that can take years, if not decades, to master. Many golfers find their time on the golf course both rewarding and relaxing, even on those days when the fairways seem impossible to find.

April 17, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


School Involvement Program Focuses On Agriculture

The Stanislaus County Fair is partnering with local pre-school through fifth-grade classes, as well as after school programs to teach students about the importance of agriculture in the community.

April 17, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


Police Plan Distracted Driving Crackdown

Oakdale Police will take part in a special effort to crack down on distracted drivers on Friday, April 13.

April 12, 2018 | | Local News


Burglar Caught In Tuesday Night Break-In

Oakdale Police caught a would-be burglar in the act on Tuesday evening, April 10.

April 12, 2018 | | Local News


DUI Saturation Patrols For Rodeo Weekend

As the 67th Annual Rodeo competition begins, Oakdale Police Department alongside allied agencies will be out this weekend looking for impaired drivers.

April 11, 2018 | | Local News


SUN AND SHINE

After a washout on Friday and lingering showers on Saturday morning, the clouds cleared and the sun broke through to shine down on the classic cars on display in Knights Ferry. The annual car show saw a bit smaller crowd than in past years, likely due to the inclement weather, but the quality of entries was strong and attendees enjoyed the chance to get an up close and personal look at some classics.

April 11, 2018 | | Local News


Volunteers Still Sought For Love Oakdale Event

Love Oakdale is fast approaching and this year is part of a volunteer movement initiated in the Central Valley known as Love Our Cities. The event has been effective in bringing together the resources of people, non-profit and civic organizations, private businesses and city based-leadership and services to accomplish great things in and for the community.

April 11, 2018 | | Local News


Sipe Is Grand Marshal

The Oakdale Saddle Club is proud to announce Vanetta Sipe as the 2018 Oakdale Rodeo Parade Grand Marshal. Lovingly known to many as "the corn dog lady," Sipe has a long history with the Oakdale Saddle Club.

April 11, 2018 | | Local News


Sports Slate

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11

April 11, 2018 | | Local Sports


Varsity Softball Girls Run League Mark To 11-0

Oakdale High School's varsity softball team remains unbeaten after defeating Sierra 6-0 on the road. In the Valley Oak League showdown, the Lady Mustangs beat the Wolves using their bats, clean defense and a solid game from Lexi Webb in the circle.

April 11, 2018 | | Local Sports


Foundation Walk Benefits Great Valley Museum

The Great Valley Museum Foundation at Modesto Junior College invites the community to "Walk for the Animals" on Saturday, May 5 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the MJC West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto. The fundraising walk supports the care of the live animals in the Great Valley Museum. The 2.25 mile walk is open to all ages and will be held on the closed loop road on MJC's West Campus.

April 11, 2018 | | Local News


Young Area Scientists Compete At Olympiad

Approximately 400 elementary school children from throughout the region are gearing up for the 21st Annual Elementary Science Olympiad slated for Saturday, April 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Walnut School, 4219 N. Walnut Road in Turlock. Admission is free.

April 11, 2018 | | Education


Congressional Candidates Meet In April 25 Forum

There will be a forum for candidates running for Representative to Congress, District 10, later this month. All candidates, Republican, Independent and Democrat have been invited. The forum will be Wednesday, April 25, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Bianchi Community Center, 110 South Second Ave., Oakdale.

April 11, 2018 | | Local News


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One Way Traffic Control On McHenry

Work scheduled for the coming week will see one way traffic control on a portion of McHenry Avenue in Escalon as part of the ongoing ...

May 19, 2018 | | Local News


Fishing Report

Earlier in the year I wrote about old baits and where have they gone. If you've fished long enough you're sure to have ...

May 16, 2018 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


SNEAKING SWEETNESS

Young Victoria Valenzuela, 3, tries to sneak a few ripe cherries from the bin at her family's DePalma Farms booth at opening night of ...

May 16, 2018 | | Local News


Letters To The Editor

Dirkse Has My Support

May 16, 2018 | | From Our Readers


Valley Home News

Last Wednesday at lunch time Valley Home's very first Fellowship of Christian Athletes was held! Tyler Cooley led the meeting which had 25 attendees ...

May 16, 2018 | By WINNIE MULLINS | Valley Home News


Knights Ferry News

Attention Knights Ferry voters! There will not being a Polling Place at Miller's Hall for the June 5th election. Please check your voter information ...

May 16, 2018 | By NASTASIA SWEET | Knights Ferry News


May Observed As National Bicycle Safety Month

With the California weather warming up, the Oakdale Police Department and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) are highlighting how bicycling is a great ...

May 16, 2018 | | Local News


Brace For Surge In Pump Prices

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have risen 7.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.53/gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy ...

May 16, 2018 | | Local News


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 ...

May 16, 2018 | | Crime


Speedway Hosts Winged Sprint Car Series Opener

The Gun Slingers Winged Sprint Car Series was finally able to make its weather delayed season debut on Saturday night, May 12 at the Stockton ...

May 16, 2018 | By DALE BOSOWSKI Racing Correspondent | Local Sports


Recreational Ocean Salmon Seasons Opening In June

Additional sections of the California coast will open up to recreational ocean salmon fishing in June. In the Klamath Management Zone, which is the area ...

May 16, 2018 | | Local Sports


Annual Dell’Osso Mud Run Slated Saturday

The Dell'Osso Family is inviting boys and girls, men and women of all ages to their annual Mud Run on the Farm 5K obstacle-course ...

May 16, 2018 | | Local Sports


Meyer Cards 81 At Golf Masters

Freshman Ryan Meyer capped off his first year in the Oakdale High School boys golf program with a solid performance at the CIF Masters Tournament ...

May 16, 2018 | | Local Sports


Spring Celebration At Grinding Rock

The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians invites the community to join them for the Fifth Annual Chaw'se Day event on Saturday, May 26 ...

May 16, 2018 | | Local News


Community Briefs

Hunger Memorial

May 16, 2018 | | Local News


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