Edward Camillo Belletto, 91, of Oakdale passed away peacefully at his home on July 26, 2016. Ed was born the youngest child of Italian immigrants, Raymond and Margherita Belletto, on the family farm where he lived his entire life. He was a 1943 graduate of Oakdale High School. After graduation he served in the U.S. Navy stationed at Treasure Island and participated in the Okinawa Campaign. On May 7, 1949, he married 'the love of his life', Patricia Irwin. They were happily married for 67 years until her passing on May 9, 2016. They lived in the same house ...
The Stanislaus County Department of Child Support Services (SCDCSS) will be hosting a free Employer Workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto in the Family Services Building.
The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors appointed Richard DeGette as the new Behavioral Health Director on Tuesday, July 19. Mr. DeGette will succeed current Director, Madelyn Schlaepfer, who is retiring after 24 years of dedicated service to the community.
National Night Out ... hope everyone is making plans to come to our community park this Tuesday, August 2nd!! This is an important night for all communities across the country! In Valley Home folks come out of their homes and enjoy an evening of friendship, while sending the message that crime is not welcome in our very special community! Usually the fire and law enforcement are at the park and always visit and have a nice time with everyone. The evening will start at 6:00pm. Everyone is invited to bring a favorite dish if they wish ... there will be delicious ...
July 27, 2016|
By Winnie Mullins
|Valley Home News
There goes another month! August happenings: Aug. 4th is the Community Club dinner meeting 6:30 p.m. at the clubhouse. August 7th is Breakfast Sunday at the I.O.O.F. Hall from 8 a.m. to noon. August 9th the History and Museum Associates meet in Miller's Hall at 9:00 a.m. August 10th Oakdale High School starts. August 11th is the Knights Ferry School board meeting. August 15th Knights Ferry School starts, August 25th MAC meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the clubhouse.
July 27, 2016|
By Mary Sue Shearer
|Knights Ferry News
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 document. The listing of a name here does not imply that person's guilt or innocence. That can only be determined by a court of law.
In an effort to improve the relationship between police officers and community members, the Oakdale Police Department will kick off its new "Coffee with a Cop" initiative soon, scheduled to start Thursday, Aug 18.
In the last two weeks we have witnessed terrible tragedy in our country. The ambush killing of police officers in Dallas, TX and Baton Rouge, LA has highlighted and underscored what those of us in law enforcement already recognize. Simply wearing a police uniform can make you a target for assassination.
July 27, 2016|
By MICHAEL HARDEN
Special To The Leader
Shortly after area police were issued a 'be on the lookout' for a wrong-way driver on Highway 108 between Oakdale and Riverbank on Saturday, July 23, around 9 p.m., officers from the California Highway Patrol ended up responding to a head-on collision and arrested an Oakdale man on suspicion of drunken driving after his pickup collided with another vehicle.
Stanislaus County Office of Education's YES (Youth Entertainment Stage) Company is producing the classic musical "Les Misérables, School Edition" to be performed at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto. Tickets are now on sale at the Gallo Center for the Arts box office and online at www.galloarts.org. Now in its final week, remaining performances are July 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. and July 30 and 31 at 3 p.m.