When Ron Bordona, owner of Bordona's Oakdale Home Furnishings and Appliance realized his business was losing a significant number of big-ticket sales when customers couldn't qualify for credit, he knew he had to think outside of the box.
As the final stop in the Graffiti '12 Park & Shines week-long event, Performance Dyno Tuning (PDT) and Al's Furniture teamed up to offer a free lunch during PDT's open house, Friday, June 8 in Oakdale.
The first of Oakdale's weekly Farmer's Market nights was a big hit, based on the crowd turning out and the number of vendors coming in for the June 7 market.
Two enterprising young brothers, Jordan and Alec Ray of Knights Ferry, started a hobby in stamp collecting just about six months ago and are now looking to share their hobby with those who have similar interests by starting a stamp club.
Known as "Old Glory" or "The Stars and Stripes" or even "The Star Spangled Banner," American flags will line Oakdale streets courtesy of the Oakdale Lions Club on Thursday, June 14, to commemorate Flag Day.
Three citizens – Michael Ward, Carolyn Wheeler, and J.R. McCarty – have submitted applications to step up and assume the remaining five-month term for the Oakdale City Treasurer position left vacant when former Treasurer Mike Murray resigned in April.
The city's ominous budget situation continued to be the focal point of the Tuesday night, June 5, Oakdale City Council meeting.
After a two-year hiatus due to budget cutbacks, Oakdale residents will have a chance to tell city officials which route to take when it comes to the return of street sweeping services.
The Stanislaus Arts Council, which has assisted many local arts organizations and sponsored a variety of musical and other events over the past 36 years, appears likely to go out of business on June 30. The group's decision to fold, barring a last-minute miracle, was announced this week by board President Douglas Chadwick and Executive Director Grace Lieberman, who cited a lack of funds to continue operations.