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Shelter Adoptee Sniffs Her Way To Top Honors

Dazzle, a six-and-a-half year-old cattle dog adopted from the Oakdale Animal Shelter, sniffed her way to first place and a NW3 title at a NACSW (National Association of Canine Scent Work) K9 Nose Work competition in Pacific Palisades earlier this month. Dazzle competed with 29 other dogs of various breeds from Border Collies to Pomeranians and several mixed breeds. She had the fastest combined time of all the dogs entered in the trial as well as finding all the hides in four different searches.

August 23, 2017 | | Local News


Blues And Food In Tuolumne

Welcome Home Heroes Foundation is hosting a special Patriots Day Blues and Food Truck Festival in Tuolumne on Sunday, Sept. 10.

August 23, 2017 | | Local News


Valley Talent Project Performers Take Stage

The eighth annual edition of the talent show that dazzles the community each year while supporting the non-profit Gallo Center will take center stage this Friday and Saturday night.

August 23, 2017 | | Local News


SOLAR EVENT

The solar eclipse on Monday blocked out about 75 percent of the sun's light in the Central Valley for a brief period in the morning; viewers needed special glasses to safely view the sun being covered by the moon. On the ground, there were many ways to see the phenomenon, including here, as the crescent shapes of what remained of the sun were projected through the leaves of a tree at the Escalon Times-Oakdale Leader-Riverbank News office shortly after 10 a.m. on Aug. 21. Also shown, a view of the solar event, with glasses covering the camera lens ...

August 23, 2017 | | Local News


Central Valley Veterans History Project Launched

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) recently published the first in a series of short video clips from interviews he conducted for the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project. The video, shared on Rep. Denham's Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages, is also the inaugural post in his Thank-A-Vet Thursday social media initiative.

August 23, 2017 | | Education


California Day Of Preparedness Slated

The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is hosting the 12th annual California Day of Preparedness on Saturday, Aug. 26. The day encourages Californians to take steps to prepare for emergencies or disasters in their homes, businesses, schools and communities. This free, family-friendly event is powered by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E).

August 23, 2017 | | Local News


TASTY CREATION

Oakdale High School sophomore Mateo Chavez is the artist responsible for the newly displayed colorful ice cream/hamburger art atop Gillman's Classic Drive-In. The hamburger hang out at 763 W. F St., Oakdale, has served as a great lunch stop for OHS students as well as community members for decades.

August 23, 2017 | | Local Business


Transportation Commission Authorizes SB1 Project Funds

Caltrans announced on Thursday, Aug. 17 that 32 major "fix-it-first" transportation projects can be accelerated a year earlier than planned thanks to anticipated funding from Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017. The advancement is possible due to nearly $690 million in funding authorized by the California Transportation Commission (CTC).

August 23, 2017 | | Local News


Early Morning Crash Leads To Arrest

Oakdale Police arrested a man on two separate counts following an early morning crash on Thursday, Aug. 17.

August 23, 2017 | | Crime


Community Briefs

Final Summer Concert

August 23, 2017 | | 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 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.

August 23, 2017 | | Crime


Community Band Concert Benefits Scholarship Fund

Two special concerts in September and October are planned at the Oakdale Senior Center, 450 E. A St., Oakdale. Tuesdays, Sept. 5 and Oct. 17 are the dates; concerts feature the Oakdale Community Band and the Singing Seniors, starting at 6:30 p.m.

August 23, 2017 | | Local News


Community Park Celebration

Not all the finishing touches have been put on yet, but the City of Oakdale is gearing up for a special grand opening celebration of the new Oakdale Community Park next month.

August 23, 2017 | | Local News


Knights Ferry News

At the Oakdale Rural Fire Protection Board meeting held in town, the board voted to man the Knights Ferry station full time for the duration of the 2017 fire season. The Fire Chief-recommended decision is positive for our town but it wasn't an easy decision for the board. For quite some time, the Knights Ferry and Valley Home's fire departments have been manned only part time. The change will temporarily close the Valley Home station in order to keep the Knights Ferry station open full time. Dolly Haskell said, "It is important for Valley Home and Knights Ferry ...

August 23, 2017 | | Knights Ferry News


Valley Home News

With September 11th just weeks away we remember those who lost their lives on that fateful day, our devoted first responders. Our country is changed forever because of September 11th, 2001. As we approach 9/11 our thoughts turn to the brave men and women who each day risk their lives keeping our community safe! A day in the life of a first responder is filled with a wide range of emotions, devotion to their loved ones, pride for their chosen profession, anticipation for what they may face, each day is a different day in the life of a first ...

August 23, 2017 | | Valley Home News


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Futbol Club Seeks Players

The Manteca Futbol Club Rebels boys soccer team is looking for players born in 2005 to bolster the team in the midfield and defensive line ...

August 30, 2017 | | Local Sports


Oakdale Squads Complete Fall Sports Scrimmages

A handful of Oakdale High School teams completed their preseason scrimmages this past week and now turn their attention toward the regular season.

August 30, 2017 | | Local Sports


SANDLOT STANDOUTS

On Tuesday, Aug. 15, Oakdale's 12u Sandlot team won their third consecutive season championship game. Sandlot Baseball beat the Central Valley Renegades 4-2 to ...

August 30, 2017 | | Local News


A Brief History Of American Football

According to Nielsen, 111.3 million people tuned in to watch the Super Bowl in early 2017. Almost two-thirds of adults in the United States ...

August 30, 2017 | | Local Sports


Middaugh Competes Well At AAU Event

Oakdale senior Cade Middaugh had an eventful summer.

August 30, 2017 | | Local Sports


RED ON THE ROAD

The stands at Sonora High School were full as the Oakdale faithful made the trip up the hill in their red and gold Mustang attire ...

August 30, 2017 | | Local News


Waterline Work Reaches Third Phase

Phase 3 in the City of Oakdale's East "C" Street Waterline Project has begun, and that once again means closure of some roads and ...

August 30, 2017 | | Local News


Holiday Closures Slated For Labor Day Weekend

While the temperatures for the weekend will signal anything but the end of summer, the approaching Labor Day holiday is often considered the unofficial final ...

August 30, 2017 | | Local News


SCOUT WORK

Keaton Thalman, 6, of Oakdale was out early Saturday morning, Aug. 26 with members of Boy Scout Troop No. 47, painting curbs as part of ...

August 30, 2017 | | Local News


Triple-Digit Heat, Wildfires Impact Valley’s Air Quality

Smoke from the South Fork Fire and Empire Fire, both burning in Mariposa County, and emissions from the recent Flat Fire and Hill Fire in ...

August 30, 2017 | | Local News


JOHN JESS RAMOS

John Jess Ramos, also known as "DeDe," 77, of Riverbank, Ca died Friday, August 25, 2017, in Modesto, Ca following a battle with COPD.

August 29, 2017 | | Obituaries


How To Safely Navigate Popular Spa Treatments

The desire for healthy, clean-looking skin drives the multibillion dollar cosmetics and skincare industry. According to data from the Semi-Annual Consumer Insight Snapshot from DermStore ...

August 28, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


Pier 39 celebrates 39th year

SAN FRANCISCO – The fun is ramping up in September for the final weeks of Pier 39's 39th Anniversary Celebration.

August 28, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


Stockton Civic staging ‘Addams Family Musical’

STOCKTON - Stockton Civic Theatre presents "The Addams Family Musical" as its 397th main stage production to open its 67th season.

August 28, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


MICKE GROVE PARK 122 acres packs in a lot of low key family fun

By DENNIS WYATT

August 28, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


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