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CHP Observes Child Passenger Safety Week

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will observe National Child Passenger Safety Week from Sept. 13-19, 2015, by conducting child safety seat events throughout the state.

September 12, 2015 | | Local News

State Officials Urge Fire Safety For Holiday

The end of summer, final camping trips, last boating adventures and one last barbeque cookout are here are part of the Labor Day weekend holiday. For most people this time of year usually marks the unofficial end of summer, but for California, it is historically just the beginning of the most dangerous time for wildfires.

September 05, 2015 | | Local News

Midday Crash Snarls Traffic

A crash just before noon on North Yosemite Avenue, near the main intersection with F Street, saw traffic tied up while crews tended to one person who went to the hospital and cleaned up debris from the accident.

September 03, 2015 | | Local News

Oakdale Soccer Competes Well In Pitman Tournament

The defending Sac-Joaquin Section champion boys soccer team wrapped up a busy week on the field. The boys played a pair of road scrimmage games against Enochs and Beyer High School, then took their act on the road in the two-day Pitman Tournament over the weekend.

September 02, 2015 | | High School Sports

Mustangs Of Fall Wrap Up Scrimmage Play

Numerous Oakdale Mustang teams suited up for final tune-up games before entering league play. The girl's tennis team took on Enochs and Turlock in scrimmage matches that took place on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Lady Mustangs hosted Enochs before traveling to Turlock the following day. The girls team opened league play when they traveled Weston Ranch on Tuesday, Sept. 1 after The Leader's press time. Oakdale hosts its first home match on Thursday, Sept. 3 against East Union at 3:30 p.m.

September 02, 2015 | | High School Sports

Valley Home News

A life well lived ... this past Saturday morning Valley Home lost a very special member of our community. Long time rancher, Tony Taro passed away peacefully at home on the ranch he loved so dearly. Tony is survived by daughter Vickie and son Donnie; he was preceded in death by his loving wife Claire. Tony was well known throughout Northern California, having served on several boards throughout the region. Locally, Tony was among the handful of people who organized the very first Oakdale Rodeo ... a fact he was extremely proud of! Another of Tony's local contributions was his years ...

August 26, 2015 | | Valley Home News

Knights Ferry News

Welcome to Knights Ferry School Kindergarteners: Paislee Barlow, Wyatt Birdsong, Alexa Bonson, Katee Conde, James Davis, Jasper Davis, Chase Dugo, Hadley Gardner, Gabriella Gonzalez, Brooke Kersten, Savanna McCarthy, Ulyzes Palafox, Jett Thompson and Transitional Kindergarteners Pablo Martinez, Bowen Sundberg and Sydney Turner. Have a great year!

August 26, 2015 | | Knights Ferry News

Youth Football Players Learn Through Scrimmage

Helmets on, shoulder pads strapped down, the youngest boys of fall, future Mustangs, returned to the field on Saturday, Aug. 22 for the Oakdale Stampede Youth Football Round Robin event. Oakdale played host to four local youth football teams in an all-day five-way gridiron battle. The Corral at Oakdale High School welcomed the Modesto Broncos, Livingston Timberwolves, Turlock Pride and Turlock Bulldogs in a unique scrimmage. The scrimmage featured each of the teams from Rookies to Varsity squads clashing with each other in two 12-minute halves, where each team got to work on both sides of the ball, spending one ...

August 26, 2015 | | Local Sports

Oakdale Travel Soccer Girls Claim Top Honors

After a tough, winless opening to their season in three games at the Dublin Tournament earlier this month, the 2015 edition of the Oakdale United Insanity girls travel soccer team came back in a big way this past weekend.

August 26, 2015 | | Local Sports

Mustang Scrimmages Kick Off Campaign

School is back in session, fall is almost upon us and many of the OHS Mustangs teams are gearing up for the 2015 season. Oakdale's football, volleyball, cross country, tennis and soccer teams were all involved in scrimmages and tournament play this past week.

August 26, 2015 | | High School Sports

Denham Hosts Military Academy Info Night

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) will hold a United States Military Academy Information Night on Tuesday, Aug. 25. The event will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Big Valley Christian High School in Modesto and give students interested in applying to one of the United States military academies an overview of the nomination process.

August 25, 2015 | | Local News

McNerney Hosts California Drought Forum

Recognizing that we need to look at different approaches and partnerships to respond to California's historic drought, including advancing crucial technological, scientific, and energy solutions, Congressman Jerry McNerney will host a California Drought Solutions Forum in Stockton. Open to the public, the forum will feature experts and voices that include farmers, water technology innovators, policy makers, federal and state government, academia, and others.

August 24, 2015 | | Local News

Columbia College Earns Fire Academy Accreditation

The California State Board of Fire Services has unanimously approved the accreditation of the Columbia College Fire Academy. Shane Warner, Fire Technology Program Coordinator at Columbia College, with the support of Columbia College´s administration, industry advisors, Department of Forestry and Fire Protection - Office of the State Fire Marshal, CAL FIRE, and other local and state fire agencies played a major role in helping the Fire Academy to obtain this prestigious accreditation.

August 22, 2015 | | Local News

Bond Oversight Committee Seeks Members

The Yosemite Community College District (YCCD) Board of Trustees is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in serving on the YCCD Measure E Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC).

August 21, 2015 | | Local News

Public Hearing For ACE, Amtrak Expansion

Assemblymember Adam Gray, who serves as the chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Rail, will be hosting a special public hearing on the existing passenger rail services in the San Joaquin Valley on Friday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. at the Modesto City Council/Stanislaus County Chambers (1010 10th St., Basement Chambers) in downtown Modesto. The focus of this Assembly Select Committee on Rail hearing will be on promoting the near-term improvement and expansion of the successful San Joaquin and Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) rail services.

August 20, 2015 | | Local News

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Oakdale Play Park Revitalization Project

The Oakdale Children's Play Park, in Dorada Park on the corner of East A Street and North Second Avenue, was a vison of Dorene ...

August 19, 2015 | | Local News

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