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Constituents Invited To Attend Denham Mobile District Visits

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) recently announced Mobile District Office Hours for the month of September 2016. Mobile District Office Hours are an opportunity for 10th district residents to meet with the congressman and staff to hear more about his work in Washington, D.C. and the Central Valley, have their questions answered or get help with specific casework.

August 31, 2016 | | Local News


Oakdale Women’s Club Slates Sept. 13 Meeting

The Oakdale Women's Club is meeting Tuesday, Sept. 13 at the Oakdale Golf and Country Club. The buffet luncheon will start at noon. The theme is Back to School and the featured speaker is Christina Carmelich. Local women are encouraged to come to the luncheon and enjoy hearing Christina, a docent at Columbia State Park, speak about the Columbia's old school house and its history.

August 31, 2016 | | Local News


Knights Ferry School Nets $25,000 Education Grant

To feed the world's rapidly growing population and tackle many other global challenges, our country's next generation of leaders will need to be highly-skilled in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). That's why the America's Farmers Grow Rural Education Program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, has awarded the Knights Ferry Elementary School District with a $25,000 grant.

August 31, 2016 | | Education


Fall Sports Wrap

Preseason contests saw plenty of Oakdale teams in action this week, the Mustang and Lady Mustangs squads hitting the courts, fields and pools for scrimmage play just before the start of the regular season. Here is a brief recap of the action.

August 31, 2016 | | Local Sports


Labor Day Weekend Triathlon Slated In Bear Valley Village

The picturesque setting of Alpine County will be the location of the 24th annual Bear Valley Triathlon. The popular central Sierra Labor Day Weekend tradition will be held on Sunday morning, Sept. 4 (day before Labor Day Monday), at Bear Lake, in Bear Valley Village.

August 31, 2016 | | Local Sports


SPORTS SLATE

THURSDAY, SEPT. 1

August 31, 2016 | | Local Sports


Stampede Scoreboard

Oakdale's youth football and cheer program kicked off this past weekend with the Stampede hosting the Central Valley 49ers. The Stampede made short work of the visitors, as all levels of Oakdale finished the weekend with victories. The Pee-Wee team won in overtime 19-12 on a touchdown run by Maddox Dias. The Junior Varsity boys shut out the 49ers 42-0 under quarterback Mickey Merzon, and a big offensive line anchored by center Bradley Joseph. The offensive line helped open holes for runners Yahir Ayala, Chris Thomas, Tate Cassaretto and Dalton Vargas, who all rushed for touchdowns in the win.

August 31, 2016 | | Local Sports


Fishing Report

The highly controversial Striped Bass and Black Bass Petition was recently withdrawn resulting in a victory for local anglers wishing to preserve one of the greatest fisheries in California.

August 31, 2016 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


DENNIS (BUD) JONES

Dennis E. Jones of Oakdale passed away Aug 29, 2016 in Oakdale. Dennis was a 42 year resident of Oakdale Ca. He was a sergeant E5 in the USMC and a retired Fire Fighter for the City of Hayward. For the last 20 years he was the owner and operator of the Stockton Barber College. Dennis was an avid traveler; he enjoyed cruising the world and spending time with his family and friends. He was the life of the party, and was always quick to tell a joke or a story and entertain everyone! He is preceded in death by ...

August 30, 2016 | | Obituaries


RAYMOND HINDLEY

Raymond Hindley, born May 26, 1949 in Leigh, England. Passed away July 17, 2016 in Oakdale, CA A mechanic at heart, he could take apart and put back together anything. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and diving. Survived by his children, Jack of Modesto and daughters Christine (John) Hosford of Riverbank and Kathleen of Oakdale, sister Ann Johnson of Modesto. Stephanie, Leila, Dylan and Daniel called him Grandpa. He had one great granddaughter Julia. He has nephews and nieces all over California and Nevada. The family will celebrate his life at one of his favorite places, the beach.

August 30, 2016 | | Obituaries


RYAN CRAWFORD RUSSELL

Ryan passed away suddenly on August 1 at the age of 44. He was surrounded by family and friends in his hospital room saying their goodbyes and singing songs. He was the oldest son of Mike and Denise Russell and passed away on his father's birthday. He was born in Modesto and grew up in Valley Home where he attended Valley Home School and graduated from Oakdale High School. Ryan was one of the co-founders of the local store, Oakies. He worked at PG&E for 10 years and changed careers to heating and air conditioning so he could ...

August 30, 2016 | | Obituaries


MARY ROSE FELIX

Mary Rose Felix, born April 28, 1941 passed away August 3, 2016. She went to be with our Lord and Savior on August 3, 2016 at the age of 75. Mary Rose was a devout Catholic her entire life and none of us, family or friends need to be concerned with her passing. She is with Mom and Dad in the arms of God where we all long to be some day. Mary Rose was a friend to all. She was a longtime member of YLI and had many friends in Oakdale. She will always be missed by her brother ...

August 30, 2016 | | Obituaries


LODI GETS THE SENSES FLYING

By VINCE REMBULAT

August 30, 2016 | | 209 LIVING


Turlock Municipal Airport: From Army training base to inspiring Young Eagles

BY KRISTINA HACKER

August 30, 2016 | | 209 LIVING


Stockton Metro offers passenger, cargo service

By JASON CAMPBELL

August 30, 2016 | | 209 LIVING


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A few weeks ago, I mentioned that I wasn't willing to spend close to a thousand dollars for a rod and a reel that ...

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Knights Ferry will be the scene on Sunday, April 29 for the annual Gold Country Peddler's Faire. Hours for the event are 8 a ...

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Track And Field Teams Slow Down The Lancers

Action on Thursday, April 19 saw Oakdale High School hosting East Union in track and field events inside The Corral. The highly anticipated Valley Oak ...

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Oakdale's Richard Townsend and his popular "Nitroholic" Funny Car Team made the trip to Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas to compete in the ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local Sports


Community Hospice Recognizes Volunteers At Annual Luncheon

Community Hospice, the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider in the Central Valley, celebrated and recognized its volunteers at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon and ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Fifth Sunday Hymn Sing

The public is invited to a hymn sing at 6 p.m. on Sunday evening, April 29 at Escalon First Baptist Church. Many churches do ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Modesto’s Music In Plaza Kicks Off Friday, May 4

This year Music in the Plaza kicks off in conjunction with May the Fourth-Star Wars Day which will take over the 10th Street Plaza in ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Knights Ferry News

The 28th Annual Peddler's Faire is Sunday, April 29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There are over 100 spaces sold and ...

April 25, 2018 | | Knights Ferry News


Valley Home News

We send a big Thank You to all those who supported our Valley Home School Dinner Dance! The evening was a wonderful success. It was ...

April 25, 2018 | | Valley Home News


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