There goes another month! August happenings: Aug. 4th is the Community Club dinner meeting 6:30 p.m. at the clubhouse. August 7th is Breakfast Sunday at the I.O.O.F. Hall from 8 a.m. to noon. August 9th the History and Museum Associates meet in Miller's Hall at 9:00 a.m. August 10th Oakdale High School starts. August 11th is the Knights Ferry School board meeting. August 15th Knights Ferry School starts, August 25th MAC meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the clubhouse.
July 27, 2016|
By Mary Sue Shearer
|Knights Ferry News
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 document. The listing of a name here does not imply that person's guilt or innocence. That can only be determined by a court of law.
In an effort to improve the relationship between police officers and community members, the Oakdale Police Department will kick off its new "Coffee with a Cop" initiative soon, scheduled to start Thursday, Aug 18.
In the last two weeks we have witnessed terrible tragedy in our country. The ambush killing of police officers in Dallas, TX and Baton Rouge, LA has highlighted and underscored what those of us in law enforcement already recognize. Simply wearing a police uniform can make you a target for assassination.
July 27, 2016|
By MICHAEL HARDEN
Special To The Leader
Shortly after area police were issued a 'be on the lookout' for a wrong-way driver on Highway 108 between Oakdale and Riverbank on Saturday, July 23, around 9 p.m., officers from the California Highway Patrol ended up responding to a head-on collision and arrested an Oakdale man on suspicion of drunken driving after his pickup collided with another vehicle.
Local merchants are on guard for an individual causing a distraction under the guise of looking at merchandise and then stealing women's purses due to a Monday afternoon, July 18 incident at a downtown antique store.
Stanislaus County Office of Education's YES (Youth Entertainment Stage) Company is producing the classic musical "Les Misérables, School Edition" to be performed at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto. Tickets are now on sale at the Gallo Center for the Arts box office and online at www.galloarts.org. Now in its final week, remaining performances are July 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. and July 30 and 31 at 3 p.m.
Youngsters from throughout the community escaped the summer's triple digit heat to take part in LEGO Days hosted at the Oakdale Library earlier this month. Here, Oakdale youngster Madalynn Castillo, 7, makes herself comfortable building a structure as well as an automobile with a variety of the colorful bricks. The next LEGO Day will be offered on Thursday, July 28 at 3:30 p.m. at the Oakdale Library, 151 S. First Ave. Also, the library's Computer Classes will be reviewing Basics, Part 1 and Part 2, on Tuesdays, Aug. 2 and Aug. 9. Classes begin at 10 ...
It was another large crowd for the Friday night Concert in the Park on July 22 in Oakdale as Mark Macsenti and the Tailights band performed at the gazebo in Dorada Park. The crowd brought lawn chairs, blankets, food and beverages to settle in and enjoy the show. This week's concert, July 29, will feature Never 2 Late.
U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) has announced the opening of California's 10th District Congressional App Challenge. This challenge invites middle and high school students to compete with peers to create and showcase their software application, or "app," for mobile, tablet or computer devices on a platform of their choice. The best app will be displayed in an exhibit in the U.S. Capitol. Submissions will be accepted until midnight on Nov. 2, 2016 and will be judged by a panel of local judges. The 10th District's winner will be announced during the week of Dec. 5, 2016.