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Early Returns Show Santos Maintaining OID Seat

Unofficial results in the April 25 recall election for Oakdale Irrigation District Director Linda Santos showed with just under 500 votes counted, the 'No' votes for recall were 276 to 218 'Yes' votes. The early, unofficial returns show Santos holding on to the post but there are additional ballots to review before the count is finalized and the results can be certified.

April 26, 2017 | | Local News


Local Students Gear Up For Academic Pentathlon

Stanislaus County junior high school students are gearing up for the 13th Annual Stanislaus County Academic Pentathlon, including pentathletes from Oakdale Junior High School.

April 26, 2017 | | Education


Veterans Commission Pays Visit To Oakdale

Members of the Stanislaus County Veterans Advisory Commission made an appearance at the Oakdale City Council Chambers on Monday evening, April 24. The commission, according to Chairman Richard Edgecomb, makes it a point to visit the various districts within the county in an ongoing effort to keep local veterans apprised of benefits and developments that matter in their lives.

April 26, 2017 | By RAYMOND GIBSON Special To The Leader | Local News


Community Briefs

Women's Luncheon

April 26, 2017 | | Local News


Military News

U.S. Air Force Airman Andrew Howard graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

April 26, 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 names here does not imply that persons' guilt or innocence. That can only be determined by a court of law.

April 26, 2017 | | Crime


Economic Corridor Updated

Caltrans has completed the $51 million repaving and restoration project to improve Interstate 5 (I-5) from the I-205 Interchange near Tracy in San Joaquin County to the Stanislaus/Merced County Line.

April 26, 2017 | | Local News


International Program Recruiting Host Families

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few.

April 26, 2017 | | Local Columns


Car, Motorcycle Show Set At 50’s Roadhouse In May

All auto enthusiasts in the area are invited to come join in the Car and Motorcycle Show on Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the show being staged by the 50's Roadhouse in Knights Ferry and American Veterans First.

April 26, 2017 | | Local News


Valley Home News

Don't be left out! Tickets are still available for our Valley Home School Dinner Dance. Call the school office at 209-847-0117. So much fun! Our Spring Fling Dinner Fundraiser will be held this Saturday at the beautiful Borges Park in Farmington. Dinner will be catered by Mike's Branding Iron, adult beverages will be served by H-B. Tons of great raffle items! "Live Again" will take the stage immediately after dinner for your dancing pleasure! Tickets are $40 each or $75 per couple. Tables for eight may be purchased for $400. All proceeds will go directly to benefit our ...

April 26, 2017 | | Valley Home News


Knights Ferry News

The clouds gave way to beautiful sun for the Peddler's Faire on Sunday. The day started with a breakfast at the Odd Fellows Hall then a shuttle would transport down to the park where the many vendors were set up. Knights Ferry school children went around with coffee and donuts to make money for their Washington D.C. trip, working with the Wandering Barista. The E Clampus Vitus managed parking again. The Sheriff's department had officers on horseback and in cars. The STARS with the Sheriff's Department manned the Museum. The town was packed with shoppers. The ...

April 26, 2017 | | Knights Ferry News


Immigration Info Offered

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 County Office of Education is scheduled for Tuesday, May 9 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Petersen Event Center, 720 12th St., Modesto. On the agenda will be the following discussion issues: immigration policies under the Trump Administration, Citizenship, deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA), rights of immigrants, and programs and services offered by non-profit organizations.

April 26, 2017 | | Local News


Friday Night Benefit

Plan to attend a Friday night fundraiser, April 28 at Oakdale High School, featuring soccer games, silent auction, food, raffle drawings, entertainment and more.

April 26, 2017 | | Local News


Oakdale Rescue Mission Schedules Burger Fest May 6

Mark the calendar for Saturday, May 6 and plan to attend the Oakdale Rescue Mission 'Burger Fest' at Community United Methodist Church, 1480 Poplar St., Oakdale.

April 26, 2017 | | Local News


Oakdale Garden Club Sets Annual Salad Bar Luncheon

Tickets are now available for the Tuesday, May 16 Oakdale Garden Club Annual Scholarship Salad Bar Fundraiser, to be offered at the Gene Bianchi Community Center at 110 S. Second Ave., Oakdale.

April 26, 2017 | | Local News


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AAUW Speech Winner Places Sixth In State

The American Association of University Women (AAUW), Oakdale Riverbank Escalon (ORE) Branch, sponsored another successful Eleanor Stem Allen Memorial Speech Contest, also known as the ...

May 03, 2017 | | Education


Explore The Ways To Show You Care This Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is just around the corner, celebrated this year on Sunday, May 14. It is the one day each year when men, women ...

May 02, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


ODULIA COBARRUBIA PETRONI

Odulia Cobarrubia Petroni passed away on April 23 at the age of 91. She was born in Oakdale, the first of six children, to Nicolas ...

May 02, 2017 | | Obituaries


MJC Theater Students Stage New Play Fest

The Modesto Junior College Theater Department presents the New Play Festival featuring "world premieres" of original, one act plays written and directed by MJC theater ...

May 02, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


VIRGINIA JOAN SUGGS

Virginia Joan Suggs died peacefully on Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Modesto, CA, at the age of 85. She was born to Walter Scott Ahlbrandt ...

May 02, 2017 | | Obituaries


CATHLEEN T. SHEPARD

Cathy will be fondly remembered for her can-do attitude and her beautiful giving heart. Her love for cars started as a teenager working for her ...

May 02, 2017 | | Obituaries


Preparing Pets For New Arrivals

Dear Didi: We recently found out that my wife is expecting with our first child. How do we prepare our three-year old Boxer, Rocky for ...

May 02, 2017 | | Didi's Dogs


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