With the city's South Yosemite Park project site prepped and the surrounding street construction in the finishing stages, the Oakdale City Council moved forward at its Aug. 15 meeting with a contract for a company to complete the park creation that began with the pedestrian improvement project around the park site.
On Wednesday, Aug. 10 Oakdale Joint Unified officially began the 2016-17 school year. As school bells began ringing at 7:40 a.m. at Oakdale High and East Stanislaus, one without school aged children may have pondered where all the traffic had come from.
The 2016-2017 school year at Oakdale High has begun and that means varsity Mustang teams are returning to the practice field, course, gym and pool. The CIF has moved boys soccer from the fall to the winter season and they (along with girls soccer) will join wrestling and basketball at that time. Here is a quick glance at each of the OHS fall sports.
"Many of you may have heard, the Coalition for a Sustainable Delta representing the San Joaquin Valley water diverters has petitioned the Calif. Fish and Game Commission to adopt higher bag limits and lower size limits for black bass and stripers. These changes are aimed to essentially eradicate these species from the Delta, Bay and rivers of the Central Valley. The proposal increases the bag limit on stripers from 2 fish to 6 and decreases the size limit from 18 inches to 12. It increases the black bass bag limit from 5 to 10 and decreases the size limit from ...
Hot weather didn't keep them away and, on Monday, Aug. 8 nearly 200 golfers teed off for a good cause: to help put an end to Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The Karen Basi Wave of Hope MS Foundation hosted its 11th annual charity golf tournament at Oakdale Golf and Country Club. This year's theme was "Imagine A Future Without MS" with the staff dressed up as science-fiction characters for the theme.
Anna passed away after a short illness. She was predeceased by her father, Manuel C. Vierra. She is survived by her husband, Tom Russell, her son, Eric Valverde, her mother, Carol Vierra, her brothers, Perry, Steve, Manuel, and David Vierra. She also leaves 12 nieces and nephews.
Samantha Leigh Ann Hunter, 21, left too soon August 5th, 2016. Sami was born on May 9th 1995 at Oak Valley Hospital in Oakdale CA to John and Khris Hunter. Graduated from Rosamond High School. She proudly served in the United States Navy and was Honorably Discharged, stationed on the U.S.S. Wasp where she worked in Aviation Support at Norfolk Virginia. A true nature lover, she loved the land and all animals it contained. Family camping trips, hikes in the Sierras with her father came in second only to her love of the beach, any beach would do ...