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Dordt College Concert Choir Performs In Ripon

The Dordt College Concert Choir from Sioux Center, Iowa, will perform a concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, at First Christian Reformed Church, 305 Boesch Dr. in Ripon.

March 14, 2018 | | Local News


Stanislaus County Trash Day

Volunteers are being sought for the first Stanislaus County Trash Day, set for Saturday, March 17 throughout the county.

March 08, 2018 | | Local News


Community Briefs

Weight Loss Support

March 07, 2018 | | Local News


Kash In Concert

Make plans to attend a special afternoon of music, featuring the original music of international songwriters, Alex Kash and Bethany Dalton-Kash

March 07, 2018 | | Local News


Region Still Seeing Rise In Pump Prices

Gas prices in the region continue to slowly climb, with the average retail gasoline prices in Modesto rising 3.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.14/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 201 gas outlets in Modesto. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.52/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

March 07, 2018 | | Local News


Almond Farmers Working Tirelessly To Protect Crops

The month of February wrapped up in an unforeseen manner for almond farmers throughout the Central Valley. An unprecedented stretch of freezing night time temperatures found many adjusting from watering the unseasonably dry ground, to utilizing water to adjust orchard temperatures.

March 07, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


New Member Tapped For Stanislaus Fire Board

A meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 8 in Riverbank at Stanislaus Consolidated Station 26 meeting room will see the swearing in of a new board member and the introduction of a couple of new employees.

March 07, 2018 | | Local News


READY TO READ

Students from throughout the Oakdale Joint Unified School District celebrated Read Across America on Friday, March 2 celebrating the birth of popular children's book author Dr. Seuss. Magnolia students in Michelle Jones's class made themed snacks and read Seuss classics.

March 07, 2018 | | Local News


Popular City ‘Plunge’ Getting Solar Panels

Splish splash, The Plunge is going green – with solar energy, that is.

March 07, 2018 | By KIM VAN METER Special To The Leader | Local News


More Life At School Farm

Rain proved not to be a deterrent as a small army of students and community members descended on the Oakdale School Farm this past Friday to plant trees.

March 07, 2018 | | Local News


Vote For Top Chili

Mark the calendar for Saturday, March 10, as American Veterans First is hosting its second annual fundraising chili cook-off for another year. For those that want to taste, tickets will be available for $5 for unlimited tasting. The cook-off and tasting will be done at New Life Community Church, 6443 Estelle Ave., Riverbank. The cook-off is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Awards will be presented to first, second and third places as well as for the 'best overall' chili. All proceeds support American Veterans First programs and activities for veterans.

March 07, 2018 | | Local News


ASTRO Fundraiser Sets Sights On New Heights

Saint Patrick's Day has taken on a new spin for the Oakdale/Riverbank area thanks in part to the ASTRO Foundation.

March 07, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Local AAUW Hosts Career Development Grant Recipient

Members, guests and prospective members of the American Association of University Women, Oakdale-Riverbank-Escalon Branch won't want to miss the chance to meet one of AAUW's 2017-2018 Career Development Grant recipients at the upcoming March 10 brunch. The brunch meeting is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon and will be held in a member's home. Prospective members interested in attending may call (209) 847-0271 for information and directions.

March 07, 2018 | | Local News


Relay Corner

The Oakdale-Escalon-Riverbank-Waterford Relay For Life will be hosted May 5 and 6 at the Oakdale High School soccer fields. Teams are gearing up for the event with fundraisers and special activities. Look for information about upcoming events in this regularly scheduled 'Relay Corner' in the weeks leading up to the American Cancer Society signature event.

March 07, 2018 | | Local News


Library Corner

Preschool Story Time and Wiggle Worms continue through March.

March 07, 2018 | | Local News


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Tennis Wins Lone Match Of The Week

The weather cooperated just enough for the Oakdale Mustangs boys tennis team on Friday for them to get in their road set against Central Catholic.

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Stream Flow Enhancement Projects Grants Awarded

At a March 22 meeting, the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) approved approximately $33.1 million in grants for 22 projects to enhance stream flows to ...

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Daffodill Hill Closed For The 2018 Season

By ROSE ALBANO RISSO

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Pair Of Blood Drives Upcoming In Oakdale

Though spring has officially arrived, the American Red Cross blood supply is still recovering from severe winter storms in March. Donors of all blood types ...

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Conservancy Provides $12.5M To Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Conservancy is providing $12.5 million in support to Yosemite National Park to improve the Bridalveil Fall visitor experience, rebuild a section of the ...

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


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