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Delta Job Fair Scheduled April 5

San Joaquin Delta College is launching what officials hope will be a series of modern job fairs at which attendees not only learn about some of the region's largest employers, but can also interview and apply for jobs that very day.

April 04, 2018 | | Local News


VIP TOUR

Congressman Jeff Denham, who represents this area in the 10th Congressional District, made a brief stop in Oakdale on Friday afternoon, March 23 for a special tour of the new Oakdale School Farm. A student got in some practical 'hands on' work using the tractor to plow a field behind the barn while Denham listened to Oakdale Joint Unified School District Superintendent Marc Malone describe the unique setting and teaching aspects of the farm. Along with the tour in Oakdale, the congressman toured the new bridge being built over the Stanislaus River on McHenry Avenue south of Escalon and also ...

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


EGG HUNTING TIME

This familiar scene will play out again on Saturday, March 31 at Kerr Park, at the end of North Stearns Road, as the Kiwanis Club of Oakdale and the City of Oakdale host the 12th annual Kids Spring Fest. There will be an egg hunt, games, face painting and more, with hot dogs served up as part of the festivities as well. Hunts begin at 10:30 a.m. for the youngest group, up to 2-years-old, followed by 3 to 5 at 10:50 a.m., 6 to 8-year-olds at 11:10 a.m.; and 9 to 12-year-olds at 11 ...

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Bloomingcamp Ranch Gets Ready For Rodeo

Lloyd Stueve loves sharing his passion for wagons. Horse drawn wagons, to be a little more specific.

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Women’s Club Slates Session

The Oakdale Women's Club meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 3 from noon to 2 p.m., promises to be a 'Hop-pening good time' following on the heels of both Easter Sunday and April Fool's Day.

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Community Briefs

Artwork Sought For Show

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Author Captures Family History In Books

Andrew Rico wrote the books for his grandchildren.

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Foothill Horizons Hosts April 7 Open House

Foothill Horizons Outdoor School will host an Open House on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their Sonora site. There is no fee to participate.

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Relay Corner

Survivor Brunch

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


New Student Days Coming Up At MJC

Modesto Junior College will host its annual "New Student Day" events to enroll high school seniors and other first time students on Saturday, April 14 and Thursday, June 14 on East Campus, 435 College Ave., Modesto. Students meet at 8 a.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center. Attendance and campus parking are free.

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Howard Training Center Taking New Direction

Howard Training Center (HTC) will be charting new courses of training for its 246 clients and 111 staff in Stanislaus County. The non-profit agency with three campuses in the county is responding to the new demands of the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act of 2016. Executive Director Carla Strong said "that the traditional sheltered-workshop for training adults with disabilities will go away throughout our industry nationally" and be replaced by innovative programs that aim squarely for "Competitive-integrated-employment" for adults with disabilities.

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Moorhouse Wins Soroptimist’s Motor Madness Top Prize

Soroptimist International of Oakdale hosted its annual Motor Madness fundraiser on Saturday, March 24, at the Gene Bianchi Community Center. Over 275 guests enjoyed a delicious variety of hors d'oeuvres and desserts as well as beer and wine tasting. Craig Moorhouse of Oakdale won the Grand Door Prize and will select from either a new Harley Davidson motorcycle or $10,000 cash.

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Dirkse Earns Key Endorsements

Stanislaus County's current sheriff, Adam Christianson, and the man he succeeded, Les Weidman, on Monday released a letter endorsing Jeff Dirkse to become the county's 22nd sheriff.

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Steady Rise Seen At Pumps

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have risen 4.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.27/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 201 gas outlets in Modesto. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.60/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


Sports Slate

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28

March 28, 2018 | | Local News


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Modesto’s Music In Plaza Kicks Off Friday, May 4

This year Music in the Plaza kicks off in conjunction with May the Fourth-Star Wars Day which will take over the 10th Street Plaza in ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local News


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