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BARBARA RAE (HARVEY) GILBERT

"Mom's First Baby Girl"

February 28, 2017 | | Obituaries


HAROLD CHRISTIAN NOBBE

A native of Livingston, Ca, Harold passed away at Valley Comfort Assisted Living in Modesto at the age of 93. He had been a resident of Oakdale for the past 40 years. Harold was blessed with great health and a long life. He required no prescription drugs, but did take 2 multi-vitamins a day. Until the day he died, he had excellent vision, beautiful penmanship, and drove his cars, accident free. In high school, he excelled in tennis and music. He graduated four months before the outbreak of World War II. He was injured in France, spending the next year ...

February 28, 2017 | | Obituaries


LEE RODDY

Lee Roddy, age 95 who grew up in Oakdale, and authored 60-plus books, died February 2nd, 2017 in his Grass Valley retirement home. Roddy is survived by Cicely, his wife of 69 years; a son, Steve Roddy, daughter-in-law Katie, both of Lake Wildwood, Nevada County; daughter Susan (Peter Dodds) Roddy, and two grandsons, Patrick O'Shaughnessy Roddy and Zachary de Haas, all of the San Francisco area. Surviving siblings are brothers Jim Roddy and Jack Roddy and sisters, Helen Schneider and Belle Roddy.

February 28, 2017 | | Obituaries


CHRISTI DREWREY

Christi Drewrey left this earth on February 9th, 2017. Christi enjoyed football - big 49ers fan, wrestling (especially John Cena), cooking and shopping. She is survived by her son Kyle Hayes, her mom and dad, several brothers and sisters, and many friends. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday March 11th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sierra Foothills Church in Oakdale.

February 28, 2017 | | Obituaries


THOMAS WILLIAM HOLDAWAY

Tom. Dad. Little Brother. Tamahhss. No matter what name you knew him as, or called him, this man will definitely be mourned and is already missed as part of our lives. This is the life of a man we loved. Tom passed away suddenly on Tuesday evening, to the shock of all who loved and cared about him. Tom leaves behind his wife, Donna, as well as two sons; Tommy (Erica), and Will, all of Oakdale. One daughter, Lesly (Phil) as well as five grandchildren; Kayli, Jessalynn, Quentin, Leah, and Elijah, all of Waterford. He also leaves two sisters; Joyce ...

February 28, 2017 | | Obituaries


The mesmerizing Foucault Pendulum

The Foucault Pendulum - one of the most popular displays in the original Planetarium lobby at the Calfiornia Academy of Sciences - is one of the most difficult to explain properly.

February 27, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


Golden Gate Park: SF’s urban oasis

San Francisco's largest park, Golden Gate Park covers more than 1,013 acres and is 3 miles long by 1/2-mile wide, larger than New York City's Central Park. Once nothing more than barren sand dunes, Golden Gate Park owes its existence to tenacious Scotsman John McLaren, who created the landscape we see today in the late 1800s, a task many thought impossible.

February 27, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


African Penguin: One example of Academy research

The California Academy of Science's African penguin colony has long been a visitor favorite.

February 27, 2017 | | 209 LIVING




America Needs Mentors And Life Coaches

By DR. GLENN MOLLETTE

February 27, 2017 | | Local Columns


Tietgens

A son, Ryatt Ezra Tietgens, was born Jan. 7, 2017 to expectant parents Bennett and Reanna Tietgens of San Jose. The newborn weighed seven pounds, seven ounces upon arrival at San Jose Medical Center – Kaiser Santa Teresa.

February 27, 2017 | | Birth Announcements


Historical Events Observed Throughout Month Of March

March may be most synonymous with the start of spring and St. Patrick's Day, but there's much more to the third month of the calendar year. The following are notable events that occurred in the month of March throughout history.

February 27, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


Black Oak Casino Resort Offers Weekend Live Music

Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the month of March, Willow Creek Lounge at Black Oak Casino Resort will continue to host live entertainment. Renowned tributes to The Beatles and The Rolling Stones as well as numerous party bands are among those hitting the stage in March.

February 27, 2017 | | 209 LIVING


Fatal Accident Investigated Along River Road

A Friday night accident along River Road claimed the life of an Oakdale man, as his vehicle hit a tree west of Cleveland Avenue.

February 26, 2017 | | Local News


Tune In And Tune Up Event Slated Saturday

Free smog repairs are possible for those attending the Saturday, Feb. 25 Car Clean-Up Event in Stockton, with $500 vouchers available for repairs.

February 22, 2017 | | Local News


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Lawsuit Clarification Act Aims To Aid Businesses

In an effort to combat frivolous lawsuits, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) has introduced H.R. 1493, the ADA Lawsuit Clarification Act. The bill ...

March 15, 2017 | | Local News


Valley Home News

How beautiful spring is in Valley Home! The sight of livestock grazing peacefully in lush green pastures, lovely white/pink almond blossoms as far as ...

March 15, 2017 | | Valley Home News


Knights Ferry News

The lovely spring air was rent with cannon booms this weekend with the Civil War re-enactors battling by the bridge. The North and South were ...

March 15, 2017 | | Knights Ferry News


Rob Ely Due To Perform At Soroptimist Fundraiser

Soroptimist International of Oakdale will host its annual Motor Madness fundraiser on Saturday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m., at the Gene Bianchi Community ...

March 15, 2017 | | Local News


County Office Of Education Student Wellness Workshop

Stanislaus County Office of Education's Prevention Programs Department is hosting a "Building Resiliency for College Success and Student Wellness" Workshop on Monday, March 20 ...

March 15, 2017 | | Education


Local Group Shows Solidarity Against Pipeline

By RAYMOND GIBSON

March 15, 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 ...

March 15, 2017 | | Crime


Community Briefs

Pancake Breakfast

March 15, 2017 | | Local News


From Our Readers

Join Relay, Make A Difference

March 15, 2017 | | From Our Readers


Inclement Weather Delays Completion Of March Meet

The NHRA Heritage Drag Racing Series kicked off at the 59th annual March Meet at the famed Auto Club Famoso Raceway, just north of Bakersfield ...

March 15, 2017 | By MIKE BURGHARDT Racing Correspondent | Local Sports


Fishing Report

Something must give, how much longer before a fishing license is going to cost over a hundred dollars? My recent purchase of my annual fishing ...

March 15, 2017 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


Boys Open Valley Oak League Play With Pair Of Tennis Wins

After nearly two weeks away from the court, the Oakdale High School boys tennis team returned to action. On Wednesday, March 8 the boys hosted ...

March 15, 2017 | | Local Sports


SPORTS SLATE

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15

March 15, 2017 | | Local Sports


Oakdale’s Own March Madness A Splashing Success

Nearly two dozen schools gathered inside the Oakdale High School Aquatics Center on Saturday for the annual Mustang March Madness Invite under sunny skies, competitors ...

March 15, 2017 | | Local Sports


Golfers Card Strong Start To VOL Play

The Oakdale golf boys are off to a 4-0 start in the Valley Oak League action. This past week Oakdale knocked off visiting Central Catholic ...

March 15, 2017 | | Local Sports


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