My two youngest sons, ages 26 and about 30, took off this morning on a camping trip to Point Reyes and I hope they don't murder each other. They are so far apart in nature, argue constantly, and sometimes almost come to blows. I've heard this is normal for brothers. But why are they both so volatile? The least thing sets them off. Why can't they stay calm and equitable like their father, talk things out? Sounds like Professor Higgins.
A geyser of water erupted when a truck involved in a minor vehicle accident knocked over the fire hydrant located at the corner of Yosemite Avenue and F Street on Sunday evening, Sept. 26, sending 20 feet of water straight into the air.
Victoria Kempton, a fifth grader at Magnolia Elementary School, is home and recovering from her injuries sustained in a serious bicycle accident on a steep grade on Oak Avenue on Monday, Sept. 20. The 10-year-old was medi-flighted directly to UC Davis Hospital due to concerns for possible brain injury because of a skull fracture and swelling.
Homecoming is just days away, on Friday, Oct. 1, and students from each class at Oakdale High School kicked off Homecoming Week with the painting of windows on downtown businesses on Saturday, Sept. 25. The windows reflect the Disney theme with each grade levels' individual Disney movie theme.
Patrick 'Pat' Brennan, 80, of Alturas died Thursday, Sept. 16 at Modoc Medical Center.
He was born to Thomas and Edith Brennan in Stockton. He and his brothers, Jack and Tom, grew up in the cities of Eugene, Oakland, Stockton, and Sonora with their mother after their father's passing in 1933.
The Oakdale Irrigation District's 2010 irrigation season will officially end on its 17th rotation on Sept. 30 and the 2011 irrigation season will then begin, with unanimous approval by the district's Board of Directors at the Sept. 21 regular meeting. The final irrigation of this year will be at the end of a 12-day rotation at midnight on Tuesday, Oct. 12.