The Oakdale High School marching band trains for precision – in the music and the moves.
As higher temperatures in the 90s and 100s return to the Central Valley, local public health officials are advising all residents to take steps to protect themselves and others from the effects of hot weather.
By the time the dust had settled on the 24-hour event that was Relay For Life of Oakdale 2013, more than $153,000 had been raised in the fight against cancer.
Janet and Tawny of J&K Salon in Oakdale, along with their friend Tammie, have been inspired to join the "Team in Training" for the Inaugural Nike Women's Marathon Half, in honor of Tammie's 3-year-old nephew Jack. The youngster has been battling T-Cell Lymphoma for over a year.
The Riverbank Heirloom Garden Club will be gathering for its second annual spring meeting on Friday, April 12 at 5 p.m.
More than 200 Stanislaus County youth, including seven Oakdale High School students, will travel to Sacramento on Monday, April 8 to rally against the tobacco industry and promote local tobacco use prevention efforts.
By "paying it forward" an Oakdale family has collected.
Have you ever wanted to have your own garden but lived in the city with limited space? If so, you may want to learn a little bit about urban gardening. Living within the city limits has not stopped Miles Wampler from growing a plethora of fruits and vegetables in his urban garden. Urban gardening is a creative way to grow a garden in a city or town with limited space.
Cloudy skies covered the Escalon Golf Course like a canopy on Saturday, March 2, but that did not prevent The First Tee of Central Valley from having an open house from 10 a.m. to noon.
With the goal of reaching out to area veterans, whether they needed help filling out paperwork or needed a medical referral, it was basically 'one stop shopping' for the vets on Thursday.
The City of Oakdale Recreation Department is pleased to announce the 2013 Spring and Summer Activity Guide is now available. Guides are available online at www.ci.oakdale.ca.us or at City Hall, 280 N. Third Ave. This season the Department introduced many new programs for Youth, Adults and Aquatics. Programs begin in March so do not miss out and get your Activity Guide today.
On a well-worn wooden dance floor, with chairs lining the room along the walls, dancers of all ages, sizes, shapes and abilities gather each week to enjoy some musical exercise and the camaraderie that goes along with a group activity.
The Single Skirts 'N' Flirts invites the public to have fun, meet new people and make new friends, while getting fit to toe-tapping music. Square Dancing classes begin today, Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m., and the first three lessons are free.
Oakdale's River Oak Grace Community Church served as the host site for a festive holiday bazaar on Saturday, put together through the MOPS/MOMSNext organization that meets at the church.
The Children's Crisis Center of Stanislaus County is a non-profit organization that provides emergency shelter for abused, neglected, and at risk children. Some of the other services they provide are temporary childcare for families in crisis, meals, nutrition education for families, one-on-one guidance to high risk families, resources, and referrals. These services are all provided free of charge to families in need. Currently there are five children's shelters in the community, three in Modesto, one in Turlock, and the Guardian House in Oakdale, which serves youth in Oakdale, Riverbank and beyond.