Minutes after Oakdale distance runner Tom Burchell crossed the Boston Marathon finish line and was greeting his wife Julie at the family waiting area, the couple felt a blast that shook the ground and caused chaos in the area.
It isn't called Rodeo Week for nothing.
It's time to people-watch in Oakdale, and what better place than to watch them march down the middle of F Street to the beat of their own drums – or to the clip clop of horses' hooves – than at the 62nd Annual Oakdale Rodeo Parade?
Winning an All-Around Title at the Oakdale Saddle Club Rodeo is like helping a little old lady cross the street.
Beer, wine lovers, food connoisseurs and sports enthusiasts alike will find something to please their palate at this year's Celebrate Modesto Junior College Wine, Beer and Gourmet Food Tasting on Saturday, April 13 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the MJC Gymnasium on East Campus. Proceeds from the event will benefit the 21 intercollegiate sports in the MJC Athletics Program.
When Jana Quitiquit began working at Rookies Pub and Grill as a cocktail waitress, she had the luxury of a slow learning curve.
An event to meet local, traditionally-published and self-published authors, have them sign books, and hear about creative writing process is planned for the second year.
The Bureau of Reclamation has released a Draft Environmental Assessment for the proposed release of Oakdale Irrigation District and South San Joaquin River Irrigation District water rights water from New Melones Reservoir into the Stanislaus River to determine effects on environmental resources.
As the City of Oakdale moves forward with developing the Valley View River Access Trail, city officials have retained the services of an outside consultant to complete an assessment needed to move forward.
April 15th is more than just tax day this year. It's also the day of Modesto Junior College's Spring Jazz Concert. So, after your taxes are filed, why not swing by the MJC Auditorium on East Campus at 7:30 p.m. for some swing? Are you a last minute filer? The concert may put you "In the Mood" to finish those pesky IRS forms. Are you dreaming of vacation? Listeners will be musically transported to Malaga in southern Spain where you can dance the "Malaguena."
Monday night's announcement regarding the appointment of four citizens to two different city commissions at the April 1 Oakdale City Council meeting caused one councilman to question the choice of one of the appointees.
The terms and conditions of the contract for the Trinitas annexation of 7,500 acres to the Oakdale Irrigation District was unanimously approved by the OID Board of Directors at the April 2 regular meeting.
Six-thousand eggs, 1,200 hot dogs, and about 1,000 children and their families all came together for Spring Fest on March 30 at Kerr Park east of Oakdale.
With the steady loss of tax revenues since 2007, Oakdale has experienced continued economic downturn to where it has been operating at an over $1 million deficit each year.
The Stanislaus County Civil Grand Jury is beginning its selection process for its 2013 to 2014 session.
On Wednesday evening, the night before Thanksgiving, Vickie Thompson spent her time similar to many, as she prepared for a holiday feast. Her kitchen, however, was somewhat different and the number of turkeys being prepped indicated something larger than a 'typical' family meal.