A large crowd turned out for the Second Annual Oakdale Community Block Party on Oct. 5, hosted by the Center For Human Services (CHS) – Oakdale Family Resource and Counseling Center. Mann Avenue was closed between F and G streets with vendors lining both sides of the street and a multitude of people of different ages strolling between the booths at the start of the event. The CHS Oakdale center is located at the corner of F Street and Mann Avenue.
October 10, 2012|
The hands of 21-year-old unbeaten Oakdale MMA amateur fighter Mercedes Campos flew from her shoulders like the blades of a fan, connecting over and over with the head of Red Bluff's Denise Bruckner until she was trapped against the cage.
The Oakdale Oversight Board to the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency approved an auditor's report that proposes sending the remaining $123,000 to Stanislaus County from the former redevelopment agency's low and moderate income housing fund.
Individuals and businesses stepped in and stepped up their giving this year to support the Oakdale Educational Foundation's fundraising event Music 'n' Motion on Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Oakdale Golf and Country Club (OGCC).
Oakdale Interim City Manager Stan Feathers gave an optimistic update on the city's current budget situation at the Monday, Oct. 1 city council meeting highlighting that Measure O has brought in more money than initially expected along with city payroll savings to the general fund from organizational changes.
The California gas prices that had been creeping down ever-so-slowly at the end of September have now shot up by as much as 60 cents a gallon. At the end of September, prices in Oakdale were as low as $3.85 a gallon. On Oct. 8 those stations were charging $4.45.
Congratulations to the Knights Ferry Students of the Month: Trenton Foster-Kindergarten, Carson Sundberg- First Grade, Aubrey Harris-Second Grade, Hayden Cassaretto-third Grade, Olivia Doshas- Fourth Grade, Ivan Garcia-Fifth Grade, Kaeli Sweet- Sixth Grade, Julia Nilsson-Seventh Grade and Cassandra Padilla-Eighth Grade. What a great way to start the school year!
October 10, 2012|
Mary Sue Shearer
|Knights Ferry News
When Oakdale High football coaches Tim Meyer and Hondo Arpoika took their families to see OHS graduates Devin Combs and Justin Martin play in Saturday's Nevada vs. Wyoming NCAA football game at Mackay Stadium in Reno, they had no idea what they were in for.