Week two of the freshman football campaign on Thursday evening ended with a victory. Oakdale's freshmen, the Ponies, defeated the visiting Los Banos Tigers 34-14 to improve to 2-0. For the second consecutive week; a strong running game, brilliant special teams play and an alert defensive attack helped corral a Ponies victory.
September 07, 2016|
By DENNIS D. CRUZ
The Great Valley Museum is holding the sixth annual Wild Planet Day family science festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Science Community Center on the Modesto Junior College West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Ave., Modesto. Admission for the day is $8 per person and $20 for a family of up to six people. Children four years and under are free.
The Great Mother Lode Brass and Reed Band, conducted by Hank King, performs an exciting season finale concert, Saturday, Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m., at the Sonora Opera Hall. This concert is offered as an opportunity to extend Second Saturday Art Night fun by hearing live traditional and contemporary band music. Fun for the entire family, the admission is free.
Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort was the site for Global Knock-Out 7 Saturday night, Aug. 27. Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fans were treated to a dozen fights and saw everything from knockouts to tap outs. On the card were three local fighters: Angel "The Dream" DeAnda, Sergio Vazquez and Martin "Tarzan" Sandoval.
Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have not moved in the past week, averaging $2.46/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 201 gas outlets in Modesto. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.21/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Valley Home Pride ... A heartfelt thank you to each of you who have purchased tickets or donated towards our Community Park Fundraiser. Lots of pride in Valley Home! Last week I received a really special call from a Valley Home resident who was surprised to learn we had a park in Valley Home, and even more surprised she is part owner of this beautiful little park. She was calling to purchase tickets, donate, do whatever she and her family could do to help. Because our community park belongs to each one of us, it is a wonderful source of pride ...
August 31, 2016|
By WINNIE mULLINS
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