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Discounts Available To The Over 50 Crowd

Many people may not look forward to the day they turn 50, but cracking the half century mark can have its perks. Many retailers and businesses offer discounts to men and women over 50, and the following are just a few ways that people who have turned the big 5-0 might be able to save some money.

March 21, 2018 | | Local News


Brain-Healthy Habits That Are Easy To Embrace

Cognitive decline is a condition that is often associated with aging, but even middle-aged people can experience memory loss or cognition issues.

March 21, 2018 | | Local News


Added Police Patrols In Effect For St. Patrick’s Day

Oakdale Police will deploy additional officers for DUI Saturation Patrols this St. Patrick's Day weekend.

March 17, 2018 | | Local News


Vet Center Town Hall

The Modesto Stanislaus Veterans Center at 3500 Coffee Road, Modesto, will host a Veteran Town Hall on Thursday, March 15.

March 14, 2018 | | Local News


Doing A Breakeven Analysis

By RUSSELL GLOOR

March 14, 2018 | | Local News


Runners Toe The Line To Benefit Education

An overcast morning proved to serve as perfect running weather for over 350 runners and walkers on Saturday, March 10 as they joined in for the ninth annual SOS (Support Oakdale Schools) Fun Run. The event was hosted at Cloverland Elementary School, attracting city officials, school district employees, as well as community members showing up to cheer on the participants.

March 14, 2018 | | Local News


Community Workshop Set On Sign Ordinance

The third in a series of Community Workshops for Oakdale residents focused on the city's sign ordinance is scheduled for Wednesday, March 21.

March 14, 2018 | | Local News


Distinguished Title Awarded To Yang

The annual Distinguished Young Women of Oakdale program, sponsored by Soroptimist International of Oakdale, was hosted Saturday, March 10 at Magnolia School Auditorium. Oakdale High School senior and reigning Distinguished Young Woman Gabrielle Ceja passed her title to Shannen Yang, a junior at Oakdale High School.

March 14, 2018 | | Local News


Knights Ferry Hosts Civil War Battles

The American Civil War Association is hosting its annual Knights Ferry Civil War Days this coming weekend.

March 14, 2018 | | Local News


Races Shaping Up For June 5 Primary

Stanislaus County Clerk/Recorder/Registrar of Voters Lee Lundrigan has announced the candidate filing deadline of Friday, March 9 for the June 5 Statewide Direct Primary Election has passed. Under California law, filing is now closed except in Stanislaus Board of Supervisors (BOS) District 4, Sheriff, County Clerk/Recorder, Treasurer/Tax Collector, Auditor, and Superintendent of Schools in which the incumbent did not file with the county elections official. In the race in which the incumbent did not file for candidacy, the filing period extends for non-incumbents to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 14.

March 14, 2018 | | Local News


Garden Club Session

The Oakdale Garden Club's next meeting will be held Tuesday, March 20 at 10:30 a.m. at the Bianchi Community Center, 110 S. Second Ave., Oakdale. This month's program, as presented by Judy Walters, is about how participants can create the popular Fairy Gardens. These whimsical miniature gardens can be placed in either your indoor or outdoor spaces, and are sure to bring smiles to all who view them.

March 14, 2018 | | Local News


Youth Casting Call Goes Out For Hutton’s Hamlet Season

Hutton's Hamlet Performing Arts Center in Oakdale will celebrate a milestone this summer with its 20th season of youth theater workshops, featuring five exciting and high-paced productions in only 10 weeks under director Annette Hutton.

March 14, 2018 | | Local News


Community Briefs

County Trash Day

March 14, 2018 | | Local News


Gateway Express Project Receives $9M Grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently announced a $9 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program grant for State Road 132, the Gateway Express Project in Modesto. The grant was issued as a result of persistent support from U.S. Representative Jeff Denham.

March 14, 2018 | | Local News


Relay Corner

Teams are still being sought for the upcoming Oakdale-Escalon-Riverbank-Waterford Relay For Life. The event will be hosted May 5 and 6 at the Oakdale High School soccer fields, bringing together teams from the communities for one centralized 24-hour American Cancer Society fundraising event. Teams are gearing up for with fundraisers and special activities; look for information about those activities in this regularly scheduled 'Relay Corner' in preparation for the main event.

March 14, 2018 | | Local News


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Tri-Tip Drive Thru

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Entries Sought For State Duck Stamp Art Contest

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is seeking talented waterfowl artists to submit their original artwork to the 2018-2019 California Duck Stamp Art ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


City Issues Concessions Request For Proposals

The City of Oakdale Public Works Department recently constructed the Oakdale Community Park. This facility is a gated park that includes a skate park, basketball ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


OJUSD Unites In Support Of Campbell Family

From the moment they received his diagnosis the Campbell family knew the prognosis wasn't in their favor. In the spring of 2017, Lance Campbell ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Salon Closes After Six Decades Of Service

Judy's Hair Fashions has seen its last client. The walls of the 147 N. First Ave., Oakdale location hold more than six decades of ...

April 25, 2018 | Teresa Hammond | Local News


Spotlight Shines On Congressional Hopefuls

The Bianchi Community Center in Oakdale will host a Candidate Forum on Wednesday evening, April 25, for those candidates running for Representative to Congress, District ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Library Corner

Preschool Story Time and Wiggle Worms resume in May.

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Columbia Fire Academy Plans Thursday Ceremony

The Columbia College Fire Academy will host its graduation ceremony and presentation of certificates to 25 students who successfully completed the Fire Technology Program this ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


SHELTER IMPROVEMENT

The City of Oakdale Animal Shelter play yard was recently the site of an exciting improvement project. A much needed sidewalk leading to a seating ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


OJUSD Junior Scientists Bring Home The Bling

Oakdale Joint Unified School District was well represented on Saturday, April 21 at the 21st Annual Elementary Science Olympiad. Students from Cloverland, Fair Oaks, Magnolia ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Volunteers Being Sought For College Mentoring Program

Interested in mentoring a high school student as he or she transitions to college? The Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) is currently looking for ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


FERRY’S FAIRE

Knights Ferry will be the scene on Sunday, April 29 for the annual Gold Country Peddler's Faire. Hours for the event are 8 a ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Track And Field Teams Slow Down The Lancers

Action on Thursday, April 19 saw Oakdale High School hosting East Union in track and field events inside The Corral. The highly anticipated Valley Oak ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Community Hospice Recognizes Volunteers At Annual Luncheon

Community Hospice, the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider in the Central Valley, celebrated and recognized its volunteers at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon and ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


Fifth Sunday Hymn Sing

The public is invited to a hymn sing at 6 p.m. on Sunday evening, April 29 at Escalon First Baptist Church. Many churches do ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


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