Lois Marie Schack, of Oakdale, CA, passed away September 16, 2016 in Oakdale CA. Visitation will be held at Oakdale Memorial Chapel in Oakdale on September 22 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Funeral service will be held at St John's Lutheran Church on September 23, 2016 at 10 a.m. with Reverend Kevin DeHope officiating. Graveside service at Lakewood Memorial Park 2 p.m. Oakdale Memorial Chapel is handling the funeral arrangements.
Jacqueline Carol (Evans) Foster of Oakdale was received by the Lord on August 24, 2016, with family at her bedside. She was born November 26, 1925, in Oakland, California to Albert and Elsie Evans. Jackie and her family moved to Hayward when she was five years old. She attended Fairview School, Bret Harte Middle School and Hayward High, where she met her future husband, Raymond Keith Foster. Jackie and Ray were married November 25, 1944, while Ray was on leave from the Marine Corps during WWII. They lived on Kelly Hill in Hayward for 54 years, where they raised their ...
The San Joaquin Valley Swiss Echoes, a singing and yodeling club in Ripon since 1947, is having its annual fall concert and dance on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Swiss Hall in Ripon, on the corner of Manley and East Main streets.
Autumn is tailor-made for getting out of the house to enjoy the great outdoors. With crisp temperatures perfect for strolls or sightseeing and breathtaking scenery awash in bright autumnal hues, autumn landscapes make for the ideal backdrop for weekend plans, including shopping excursions.
The Friends of Columbia State Historic Park organization is once again hosting the Stories in Stone Cemetery Tour at the historic Columbia Cemetery on Sept. 23, 24, 30 and Oct. 1. This once-a-year evening event will be led by costumed volunteers holding lanterns to light the way. Guests will stop at specific gravesites where stories of those who have lived and died in Columbia will be told by some very convincing characters. Listen to some funny, some sad and some horrendous stories from these people who lived during a different period of time and shaped the town's history.
Autumn is a season of many changes, with some of the most notable including the dramatic multicolored displays that occur just prior to trees shedding their leaves. It's also a time of year when many people feel reenergized by cooler temperatures and spend many hours outdoors enjoying all that fall has to offer.
Modesto Junior College Art Gallery presents Abstract Considerations, an exhibition of the works of artist Matt Rhoades. The display is open to the public through Thursday, Sept. 22. The MJC Art Gallery is located on East Campus, 435 College Ave., Modesto and it is open Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free.
California's 2016 general deer season will open in zones B1-B3, B5, B6, C1-C4, D6-D8, X9A, X9B and X12 on Saturday, Sept. 17. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reminds hunters to pay close attention to the occurrence of wild fires in their favorite hunting spots. Current information on forest closures can be found at www.wildlife.ca.gov/hunting/area-alerts.
Emergency responders, which includes the police, firefighters and paramedics who are the first to arrive at the scene of an incident, are in the business of protecting others and helping to save lives. These workers are on call during natural disasters, technological failures, terrorist attacks, and many other potentially traumatic events. Emergency responders are the unsung heroes of many communities that they work hard to keep safe and secure.