You are invited this Friday, October 30th our Valley Home students will show their Halloween spirit as they parade through downtown Valley Home. The annual parade will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m. and wind its way from the school, past the General Store, around the corner, and back to the school. Community support is much appreciated by our youngsters as they show off their most prized Halloween costumes! Special thanks to Susan and the General Store, our firefighters and community members who in the past have passed out trick or treat goodies to our students during the parade ...
Mark the calendar for Thursday, Nov. 5 and plan to attend the inaugural Business Women's Symposium, presented by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Stanislaus Business Alliance. The symposium is planned at Greens on Tenth Street, 953 10th St., Modesto.
As the mommy of the group it only seems fitting that I pen the piece about the ever so popular Halloween Holiday. Our staff hosts a number of parents, as well as grandparents whom are proving to create all new memories and milestones for staffers. Part of the fun of working alongside one another is watching families grow, both figuratively and literally.
Even if you've never smoked in your life, it's still breathtaking to hear Victor DeNoble's story about taking on the multi-billion dollar tobacco industry. His story sounds like a good spy novel; thick black covered windows, rat murders, betrayal and FBI debriefing in an underground warehouse.
Top spellers from area schools will compete in Stanislaus County Spelling Championships in November. The Elementary Spelling Championship, for children in grades 4-6, is slated for Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Gregori High School, 3701 Pirrone Road, Modesto. The Junior High Spelling Championship, for those in grades 7-8, is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the Petersen Event Center, 720 12th St., Modesto. Sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education and Dot Foods, both events are open to the public and begin promptly at 5 p.m.
Fences are decorated, ribbons are hung, bracelets passed out and Oakdale Joint Unified School District has once again embraced Red Ribbon Week. The annual event is held nationally every year during the last full week of October. The 2015 Red Ribbon Week runs from Oct. 26 to Oct. 30.
The Oakdale varsity soccer boys are back in second place after falling to third on Oct. 16. Since then the boys faced off with East Union and Kimball, winning one and tying one to get back into second place in the competitive Valley Oak League.
Oakdale's junior varsity football team continues to tear through the Valley Oak League as Weston Ranch became the latest to fall prey to Oakdale. The Colts defeated the home Cougars 41-6 on Friday night.
The Oakdale varsity Mustangs football team improved to a perfect 5-0 in the Valley Oak League (VOL) standings after blasting Weston Ranch 58-20 in Stockton. On Friday night, Oct. 23 the Mustangs went into Stockton and declawed the Cougars on their Senior Night.
Selecting fresh fruits and vegetables were on the 'To Do List' for over 1400 Oakdale elementary school students over the past week. Food 4 Thought made a return appearance to Oakdale Joint Unified School District, stopping this time at Fair Oaks and Magnolia elementary schools. Cloverland and Sierra View elementary schools were visited in September.
Regardless of California being in its fourth year of a severe drought, water is always a precious commodity to farmers. When that water is sold to others during a drought while theirs is reduced, farmers are bound to protest.
An overflow crowd of more than 200 citizens attended the city's meeting regarding the homeless titled, Focus on Prevention: Homelessness, at the Bianchi Community Center on Monday, Oct. 26, but after the meeting many voiced disappointment stating the conference wasn't what they expected.