Many people enjoy the play-acting part of roleplaying games because they use wits and words more often than sword and shield. Ultimate Intrigue is a new RPG book for the Pathfinder roleplaying game that focuses on intrigue, social settings and influence.
July 30, 2016|
THE ART ROOM — Just like most other kids on planet Earth, I wanted to draw for a living. As a kid, I'd sit down and sketch in my notebook all day long, making all kinds of monsters, vehicles, and trying to replicate cartoon characters freehand. Then one day I had a realization, I stunk. Like really bad. So that dream was crushed, but that doesn't mean I can't appreciate when someone else is living my dream.
After a plaintiff's motion to drop four causes of action against Oakdale Irrigation District Director Gary Osmundson in a politically charged lawsuit, lawyers for the Division Five director have requested the court to award legal fees garnered to defend the matter.
Edward Camillo Belletto, 91, of Oakdale passed away peacefully at his home on July 26, 2016. Ed was born the youngest child of Italian immigrants, Raymond and Margherita Belletto, on the family farm where he lived his entire life. He was a 1943 graduate of Oakdale High School. After graduation he served in the U.S. Navy stationed at Treasure Island and participated in the Okinawa Campaign. On May 7, 1949, he married 'the love of his life', Patricia Irwin. They were happily married for 67 years until her passing on May 9, 2016. They lived in the same house ...
The Foundation for Accountability & Civic Trust (FACT), a political watchdog group out of Washington DC, has filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission requesting an investigation into 10th District congressional democrat candidate Michael Eggman and his campaign for what appears to be a "straw donation" made within his campaign.
By 2030, we may have a new reason to call in sick to work — research suggests that by then it will be too hot to work in parts of the world, particularly for those whose jobs consistently expose them to the heat.
July 28, 2016|
In 1990, a 32-year-old Lester Jenkins hit the streets of Oakdale after working in a manufacturing plant for Proctor and Gamble. While in training, his eyes would be opened up to the challenges and hazards of law enforcement when his training officer found a gun in the purse of a woman they had stopped in the parking lot of 7-11.
The Stanislaus County Department of Child Support Services (SCDCSS) will be hosting a free Employer Workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 251 E. Hackett Road, Modesto in the Family Services Building.
The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors appointed Richard DeGette as the new Behavioral Health Director on Tuesday, July 19. Mr. DeGette will succeed current Director, Madelyn Schlaepfer, who is retiring after 24 years of dedicated service to the community.
National Night Out ... hope everyone is making plans to come to our community park this Tuesday, August 2nd!! This is an important night for all communities across the country! In Valley Home folks come out of their homes and enjoy an evening of friendship, while sending the message that crime is not welcome in our very special community! Usually the fire and law enforcement are at the park and always visit and have a nice time with everyone. The evening will start at 6:00pm. Everyone is invited to bring a favorite dish if they wish ... there will be delicious ...
July 27, 2016|
By Winnie Mullins
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