Oakdale resident and former city council member Dan Donnelly was a noted pilot during World War II, flying combat aircraft in the South Pacific. He also flew classified missions as part of a top secret Navy program, according to his family.
A boy, Giovonni Izaiah Camacho, was born August 10, 2009 to expectant parents Juan Camacho and Ashley Cochran of Oakdale. The newcomer weighed in at eight pounds even on arrival at Oak Valley Hospital.
Shawn Matthew Crew and Autumn Rose Nix of Oakdale welcomed the arrival their daughter, Sierra Rose Crew, on August 26, 2009. The newborn weighed six pounds, 14 ounces upon arrival at Oak Valley Hospital.
Mike Burghardt and son, Jeff spent the last week enjoying a fun filled trip to Indianapolis to attend the NHRA Funny Car Races and watch their friend, John Force, his daughter, Ashley and John's son-in-law, Robert compete in the races. The trip was also a first airplane ride for Jeff. The trip began with a mix-up in seating for Mike and Jeff, both of whom suffer mal-de-mer if they cannot sit next to a window. The trip had been planned for the past 5 months with both scheduled for window seating only to arrive at the airport to be ...
September 16, 2009|
|Valley Home News
Army National Guard Pvt. Joshua E. Salas has graduated from basic military training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., under the Split Option Enlistment Program. The program allows high school students between their junior and senior year to attend and complete the Army National Guard or Reserve six-week basic training program during the summer of their junior year.
It was hard to not start thinking about the Oakdale Mustangs' huge upcoming non-league contest against Novato High as the Mustangs jogged off the Corral turf after crafting an unimaginable 42-0 halftime lead against the Turlock Bulldogs.