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Modesto Nuts Announce Silver Sluggers Program

The Modesto Nuts have joined forces with The Park at Modesto to introduce the Silver Sluggers Program for the 2018 season. This program allows fans ages 55 and older to hold membership which will provide admission to all Wednesday Modesto Nuts home games throughout the 2018 season.

February 14, 2018 | | Local News

Yosemite Conservancy Offers Park Volunteer Opportunities

Yosemite Conservancy is seeking volunteers for 30-day stays in Yosemite National Park from May through September to help visitors enjoy the park's natural, cultural and educational activities.

February 14, 2018 | | Local News

Business Outlook Study Presented Through UOP

The California economy continues to perform well and should maintain strong growth despite an uncertain policy environment and financial market volatility according to the latest projection from the Center for Business and Policy Research at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. The recent tax cut and spending deal in Washington provide federal fiscal stimulus that will provide a modest boost to growth in 2018 and 2019, but create long-term challenges and add considerable risk and uncertainty to the forecast for 2020 and beyond.

February 14, 2018 | | Local News

Two Denham Bills Signed Into Law

Action on Friday, Feb. 9 saw the House of Representatives pass H.R. 1892, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, which sets discretionary spending levels and funds the government though March 23. Included in the bill were key provisions originally introduced by U.S. Representative Jeff Denham to help increase access to healthcare in the Valley and encourage mitigation for wildfires and other natural disasters.

February 14, 2018 | | Local News

Wine By The Bottle At Stockton Arena

Wine aficionados or even those that just savor the occasional glass will be pleased to know that there is a new area at the Stockton Arena called the Ironstone Vineyards Wine Cave. This is not an actual cave but is true to the Ironstone brand that is known to have a few wine caves at their winery in Murphys. Not only is this a cozy place for those that may indulge in some wine to enjoy with an event at the Arena, but perhaps for those that would like to peruse through the options. For the first time the Arena ...

February 14, 2018 | Virginia Still | Local News

Fire Board Meeting Cancelled

The regularly scheduled meeting of the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District Board on Thursday, Feb. 8 set for 6 p.m. at the Station 26 meeting room, 3318 Topeka St., Riverbank has been cancelled.

February 08, 2018 | | Local News

Artwork Sought For Show

An Art Show, sponsored by the City of Oakdale and Valley Art Association, is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17 and 18 at the Gene Bianchi Community Center at 110 S. Second Ave., Oakdale.

February 07, 2018 | | Local News


The annual Oakdale Lions Club Don Osborne Memorial Run was hosted on Saturday, Feb. 3. Here, dad Alex McKeon and daughter Eliza hold hands as they approach the finish line during the one-mile run. Capturing the moment with her cell phone is wife and mom Lia McKeon. The annual run was hosted under picture perfect conditions with sunny skies and a light breeze, plus plenty of runners lining up for both the one-mile and the 5k competitions.

February 07, 2018 | | Local News


The 2018 Winter Homecoming royalty named at the Oakdale High School basketball game on Friday night, Feb. 2 included, from left: Prince Jude Krick, King Wyatt Waterworth, Queen Chloe Liekhus and Princess Jordyn Elting.

February 07, 2018 | | Local News

Care Packages Sent To Military Overseas

American Veterans First (AVF) recently shipped out another 81 packages that will go to men and women serving our country overseas. AVF Founder Duke Cooper of Oakdale expressed how important it is to send care packages to military men and women, with the packages serving to brighten their day, as receiving something from home typically lifts their spirits. The ability for the AVF organization to ship the care packages came through the generosity from community members throughout the 209, Cooper noted. The group of volunteers raised funds throughout the holidays.

February 07, 2018 | | Local News

Rotary Clubs Planning Law Enforcement Day

The two Oakdale Rotary clubs – Oakdale Noontime Rotary and Oakdale Sunrise Rotary – are joining forces to plan and put on a Law Enforcement Appreciation Luncheon.

February 07, 2018 | Marg Jackson | Local News

Fire Protection District Board Meeting Scheduled

A meeting of the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District Finance Committee is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Station 26 meeting room, 3318 Topeka St., Riverbank.

February 07, 2018 | | Local News

New Barbershop Now Open For Business

There's a new quartet in town, but they're not specializing in music. They're specializing in hair, most specifically men's.

February 07, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News

ACE Passenger Rail Services Planning Saturday Runs

The Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) passenger rail service was awarded a grant through the State Rail Assistance (SRA) fund by the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA).

February 07, 2018 | | Local News

One Million Tons Of Debris Removed From Wildfire Areas

The state, federal and local community partners conducting the Consolidated Debris Removal Program have reached a major milestone with the removal of more than one million tons of fire-related debris from properties affected by the October 2017 Northern California Wildfires in Lake, Mendocino, Napa and Sonoma counties.

February 07, 2018 | | Local News

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Governor Appoints New Caltrans Director

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced on Tuesday the appointment of Laurie Berman to serve as the new Director for the Department of Transportation (Caltrans ...

February 21, 2018 | | Local News

Habitat Restoration Projects Currently Being Sought

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting proposals for projects under its Fiscal Year 2018-19 Fisheries Habitat Restoration Proposal Solicitation Notice ...

February 21, 2018 | | Local News

Community Hospice, Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

Community Hospice, the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider serving the Central Valley, is pleased to announce its new Community Hospice and Community Hospice Foundation ...

February 21, 2018 | | Local News

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