As volunteers in the One Purpose Scholarship came together recently to report their fundraising progress for the campaign, Luke Gonzales was among the One Purpose scholars on hand to show his gratitude.
Year in and year out, thousands of people have been killed by distracted drivers and even more have been injured. By simply changing your driving habits, you can help stop distracted driving. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is launching the statewide Adult Distracted Drivers traffic safety grant in partnership with the California Office of Traffic Safety. The grant is a yearlong campaign that combines education and enforcement in order to combat distracted driving. The CHP will complete a minimum of 50 distracted driving enforcement operations and at least 300 traffic safety presentations statewide by the end of September 2016.
Oakdale Police investigators believe a late Tuesday night, Sept. 22, shooting by a Stockton Police officer on Highway 99 in Ripon is possibly tied to the robbery of Valley First Credit Union the previous day.
Julie Bolme is giving back to the music program of Oakdale Joint Unified School District. Skills and passion she once learned from OJUSD music teachers, she will now pass on to the next generation of musicians.
After months of hard work renovating, jumping hurdles, along with preparation for his vision of a casual place where customers could sit back and enjoy wine and food, Oakdale's Paul Rivera is set to open Rivi's in the downtown area on Thursday, Oct 1.
A vision which to some might seem simple, spawned from an unusual inspiration – the LA riots of 1992. A tragic time for Southern California, which ultimately would prove positive for this small Central Valley town.
The League of Women Voters of Stanislaus County is sponsoring a forum for candidates running for the office of Board of Directors of the Oakdale Irrigation District. The Forum will be held Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Gene Bianchi Community Center, 110 S. Second Ave., Oakdale. All candidates who will be listed on the November ballot, have been invited to attend. Those candidates are:
Oakdale's Glenn Bacigalupi, who, along with his family, was honored earlier this year by the Oakdale Chamber of Commerce with their Lifetime Achievement Award, passed away at age 87 Saturday, Sept. 26 in the late afternoon, his son Michael reported.
Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) submitted a request to Governor Jerry Brown and California Office of Emergency Services Director, Mark Ghilarducci, to declare a State of Emergency because of the threat presented by the increasing numbers of dead and dying trees in rural areas.
U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) issued the following statement after His Holiness Pope Francis of the Holy See's address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Thursday morning, Sept. 24:
The Animal Shelter To Riverbank and Oakdale, more commonly known as the ASTRO Foundation, is set to go mobile. Just two years shy since securing its 501(c)3 status the group located a mobile unit earlier this year, for a fraction of the $150,000 cost they initially believed they would face.