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Annual Drug Drop Effort Saturday At Courthouse

The 2018 edition of the 'Drop the Drugs' event is scheduled for Saturday, April 28 at the Stanislaus County Courthouse, 1100 I St., Modesto. Hours for the event are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


ROLLING BILLBOARD

Saturday's sunny skies and mild temperatures made it a perfect day for a little driving around town – as Lloyd Stueve did with his familiar horse-drawn wagon. Not just out for a 'stroll' however, Stueve affixed a 'Juan Alanis for Stanislaus County Sheriff' campaign sign to the back of his wagon, creating a rolling billboard to indicate his support for the candidate as he made his way around the city streets.

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Subdivision Landscaping Tasks Taken On By City

The City of Oakdale will assume landscape maintenance responsibilities in the Bridle Ridge and Vineyard subdivisions starting Monday, April, 30. City staff will be on site in both communities performing maintenance duties five days per week (excluding city holidays).

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Community Briefs

Tri-Tip Drive Thru

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Entries Sought For State Duck Stamp Art Contest

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is seeking talented waterfowl artists to submit their original artwork to the 2018-2019 California Duck Stamp Art Contest. Submissions will be accepted from May 11 through June 11.

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


City Issues Concessions Request For Proposals

The City of Oakdale Public Works Department recently constructed the Oakdale Community Park. This facility is a gated park that includes a skate park, basketball court, play structure, exercise area, amphitheater and restroom facilities. The park also has a concession stand located at the center of the property.

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


OJUSD Unites In Support Of Campbell Family

From the moment they received his diagnosis the Campbell family knew the prognosis wasn't in their favor. In the spring of 2017, Lance Campbell and his wife Sandy finally had a name for the mystery ailments which plagued him – Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)/Lou Gehrig's disease. On April 8, 2018, Campbell's suffering ended.

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Spotlight Shines On Congressional Hopefuls

The Bianchi Community Center in Oakdale will host a Candidate Forum on Wednesday evening, April 25, for those candidates running for Representative to Congress, District 10.

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Swimmers Successful In Home Meet

Oakdale High School swimmers defeated both Manteca and Central Catholic in a dual Valley Oak League meet this past Friday inside the Oakdale High School Aquatic Center. The boys defeated Manteca 106-47 and Central Catholic 108-47. The girls were also winners with a 118-52 decision over Manteca and a 114-50 victory over Central Catholic.

April 25, 2018 | | Local Sports


Library Corner

Preschool Story Time and Wiggle Worms resume in May.

April 25, 2018 | | 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.

April 25, 2018 | | Crime


Sports Slate

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25

April 25, 2018 | | Local Sports


Columbia Fire Academy Plans Thursday Ceremony

The Columbia College Fire Academy will host its graduation ceremony and presentation of certificates to 25 students who successfully completed the Fire Technology Program this spring. The event, which is open to the general public, will be held Thursday, April 26 beginning at 6 p.m. in the Oak Pavilion at the college.

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


SHELTER IMPROVEMENT

The City of Oakdale Animal Shelter play yard was recently the site of an exciting improvement project. A much needed sidewalk leading to a seating area was installed, providing a pathway to help keep little dog feet, as well as bigger people feet, dry and mud free. Staff and volunteers commented how nice it is to walk on the solid surface, especially with the recent heavy spring rains. The City of Oakdale provided the concrete, Riverbank's Home Depot provided equipment, and volunteers Al Scoles and Mark Johansen provided the labor.

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


OJUSD Junior Scientists Bring Home The Bling

Oakdale Joint Unified School District was well represented on Saturday, April 21 at the 21st Annual Elementary Science Olympiad. Students from Cloverland, Fair Oaks, Magnolia and Sierra View Elementary Schools took part in the competition.

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


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Meyer Cards 81 At Golf Masters

Freshman Ryan Meyer capped off his first year in the Oakdale High School boys golf program with a solid performance at the CIF Masters Tournament ...

May 16, 2018 | | Local Sports


Spring Celebration At Grinding Rock

The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians invites the community to join them for the Fifth Annual Chaw'se Day event on Saturday, May 26 ...

May 16, 2018 | | Local News


Community Briefs

Hunger Memorial

May 16, 2018 | | Local News


Oakdale Golf & Country Club

Low Net - Blind Draw - Guest Day

May 16, 2018 | | Local Sports


Shelly Crist Captures Reed Award At OJHS

Shelly Crist has been the lead Campus Custodian, Supervisor of grounds and buildings and coordinator of set up and take down for all special events ...

May 16, 2018 | | Education


Mustang Squads Qualify For Second Season

The regular season has come to a close for both Oakdale baseball and softball teams. Both varsity squads were crowned Valley Oak League champions and ...

May 16, 2018 | | Local Sports


Comedy Jam Takes State Theatre Stage

Coming to the State Theatre, 1307 J St., Modesto, it's the World of Laughs Comedy Jam, set for Friday, May 18. Shows are scheduled ...

May 16, 2018 | | Local News


Seventh Grade Students Step Back In Time

Oakdale Junior High School hosted its annual Renaissance Faire on Friday, May 11. The all-day theme event is hosted each year for the seventh grade ...

May 16, 2018 | | Education




SSA Misinformation Equals Lost Benefits

By RUSSELL GLOOR

May 15, 2018 | | Local Columns


Has America Gone Crazy?

Has America simply gone crazy? We never want to think that we are a bit crazy or that people we love are experiencing craziness but ...

May 15, 2018 | | Local Columns


Building A Hydroponic Garden

Hydroponic gardening can change people's perceptions of what's needed to grow vibrant plants. Rather than soil, all you may need for a hydroponic ...

May 15, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


How Parents Can Create Household Budgets

Raising a family is no small feat. Along with the love and joy, there are some obstacles that must be surpassed, including the financial investment ...

May 15, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


Tourism Numbers Improve For Neighboring Tuolumne

The Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau (TCVB) recently announced that Visit California has released the 2017 Travel Impact Report prepared by Dean Runyan Associates. The research ...

May 15, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


Spring Cleaning Help Can Alleviate Allergies

Allergies affect people of all ages. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology reports that allergic rhinitis affects between 10 and 30 percent of the ...

May 15, 2018 | | 209 LIVING


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