The end of summer, final camping trips, last boating adventures and one last barbeque cookout are here are part of the Labor Day weekend holiday. For most people this time of year usually marks the unofficial end of summer, but for California, it is historically just the beginning of the most dangerous time for wildfires.
A crash just before noon on North Yosemite Avenue, near the main intersection with F Street, saw traffic tied up while crews tended to one person who went to the hospital and cleaned up debris from the accident.
Ana Garnica has enjoyed math since childhood. The recently hired Oakdale High School math teacher shared, "I enjoyed doing math since I was a child. During my summer vacation, I had fun working on math workbooks."
One would not think that driving down country roads in Oakdale would lead to a concert out in the middle of nowhere where they would be entertained by artists like Craig Morgan, Frankie Ballard, and Love and Theft.
A Tuolumne County Sheriff's Department search warrant in a burglary investigation served at a home in Oakdale revealed not only stolen property, but a complex lab used to extract marijuana oil for hashish.
Stanislaus Consolidated Fire crews had to call in additional agencies to assist with a pair of fires on Wednesday afternoon for a fast moving fire behind Scarlet Oak Drive east of the Oakdale Country Club threatening the upscale neighborhood.
Country stars hit the stage this Saturday, Aug. 29 for the seventh annual Sierra View Music Festival at JH Ranch in Oakdale. The funds raised at the event will support the Heidi Brunk Foundation, which offers students in the Central Valley an opportunity for a music scholarship.
Come October of this year, Logan Douglas will be headed to Louisville, Kentucky. The OHS Class of 2014 alum however, will not be making the trek with Agriculture teacher Isaac Robles for vacation. Douglas will be en route as one of four finalists for a national Future Farmers of America proficiency award.
When summer came after Tyler Gunkel finished eighth grade, and before he started his freshman year at Oakdale High School, the 14-year-old figured he wanted to do more with his free time than stay at home tied to a computer or television. Too young to get a paying summer job, Tyler thought about volunteering his time at the city's nearby fire station on G Street – a short bike ride away.
U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) will hold a United States Military Academy Information Night on Tuesday, Aug. 25. The event will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Big Valley Christian High School in Modesto and give students interested in applying to one of the United States military academies an overview of the nomination process.