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Cold, cold, cold, 2017 is off to a cold and rainy start! This is great news for our spring and summer! Now is the time to get those California Poppy seeds in the ground. Spring will be here before we know it. What a beautiful sight to see the first signs of spring, colorful California Poppies!

January 04, 2017 | | Valley Home News


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Happy New Year to each of you! I wish you all a new year filled with much happiness, exciting adventure, much love, and wonderful family time. We are so blessed to live in this beautiful place!

December 28, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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Christmas came early, a magical weekend unfolded throughout our area as our Oakdale High Mustangs showed the world what it means to be a Mustang football player! Hard work, early morning practices, after school practices, in the extreme heat, working out in 100-degree weather, hitting the weight room, it all paid in dividends when this powerhouse football team defeated Bishop's High School in San Diego, California!

December 21, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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A special time for family, friends, neighbors and community. This Saturday we will enjoy a very special Christmas in Valley Home! Community members have worked hours and hours to ensure a Christmas celebration with many special memories! Our Community Lighted Christmas Parade will start at 6 p.m. The best viewing area is in front of the Texas Avenue K-3rd campus. Our 2016 Grand Marshal is Ag Teacher Kristi Short. Jeff Chrisman will drive Kristi's tractor "Pink" while pulling a beautiful peacock themed Grand Marshal float! The iridescent colors of the peacock will thrill onlookers as our Grand entry ...

December 14, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry Community Club Christmas dinner was well attended. There was a lot of food and good cheer. Oakdale High School's choir, under the direction of Bryan Mills, performed. Student Thomas Mason sang Mr. Grinch to the audience and it was great! The choir sang and signed "Silent Night". A group of four girls put together a medley of songs that they sang, very cute! The program ended with a sing-a-long. What a great way to start the season!

December 07, 2016 | | Valley Home News


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Today we honor the many lives touched by Pearl Harbor. We remember those who perished on that fateful day, we will never forget!

December 07, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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With Christmas just around the corner, we wanted to give you an early update on our "Old Fashioned Christmas" in Valley Home! Please mark your calendar for Saturday, December 17th! The evening will start off with a lighted community Christmas parade ... Bring your entry and join in the fun. Entries must be safe and in good taste! Parade will start at 6:00 p.m. Line up by park and/or school gym. Best viewing will be at the old school on Texas Avenue. Immediately after parade, our lighted tree ceremony will begin in our little park. These events are ...

November 30, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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Thanksgiving ... we have so much to be thankful for, families, friends, food, warm cozy homes, freedom to believe in the Almighty, freedom of choices. In Valley Home we are especially blessed with a wonderful community and a beautiful place to call home! This year I am reminded that it is important not to take our time here for granted. Count your blessings each and every day! I am grateful for having my husband Richard love me and take care of me for 47 years. Although we miss him almost unbearably every day, we are a grateful family. For all of ...

November 23, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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Valley Home would like to extend our most heartfelt sympathy to the family of Stanislaus Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace. Deputy Wallace's life was tragically cut short last Sunday morning. Valley Home is deeply grateful to Deputy Wallace and the many years he spent serving the public. We are terribly saddened by the loss of this wonderful, dedicated officer. The alleged gunman has been apprehended and if guilty will be held accountable and prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Our hearts break for Deputy Wallace's family and his fellow law enforcement family. Valley Home is truly ...

November 16, 2016 | | Valley Home News


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Sad news in Valley Home with the passing of a most caring man, Mr. Harold Pope. Mr. Pope left this world to be with the angels on October 31st. He was fondly known as the teacher/principal who gave his all to Valley Home. His wonderful life was blessed with daughters Sandy Mercer, Barbara Aker and son Keith Pope and the late Cheryl Hayes. He was a devoted grandfather to eight grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

November 09, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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With all these beautiful fall colors around us we know that Thanksgiving can't be far off. It's so easy to get caught up in thinking about what we don't have, the reality is there are so many blessings all around us, sometimes we just have to reach out for them! For the first time in almost six months I made biscuits and gravy for my family this past Sunday ... I am so thankful for those in my life ... Thankful for each and every one of you! Hopefully you enjoy the changing of the seasons. Soon Thanksgiving and ...

November 02, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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A huge thank you to all of you who attended or helped in any way to make our school Harvest Festival such a wonderful success! A special thanks to Mrs. Mattos for making our delicious sweet bread that sold out in the first hour! The hearty crowd showed their support by braving a fierce wind and at the very end even a few sprinkles. Enthusiastic high school students came to Valley Home and made the night such fun ... their hard work is a huge reason for the night's success. Supervisor Bill O'Brien and his lovely enjoyed bidding on ...

October 19, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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Rain or shine ... this weekend our community will gather under a beautiful full moon to celebrate the harvest season! From 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, Valley Home School will welcome everyone to a wonderful evening of fun! A delightful, well stocked Silent Auction ... come out and enjoy shopping while supporting Valley Home School. All proceeds go directly to support student activities! During the evening folks will enjoy delicious tri-tip and linguica sandwiches, tasty homemade tamales and highly sought after Portuguese Sweet Bread. Hot dogs, chili dogs and nachos round out the dinner ...

October 12, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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Autumn is definitely here, trees are starting to turn those beautiful fall colors, and there is a nip in the night air at our Thursday/Friday night football games! What a lovely time of year!

October 05, 2016 | By Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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A big thank you to Cost Less Market for their help in making our Valley Home Community Park Fundraiser such a great success Cost Less Market along with all of you who purchased dinner tickets or sent donations will ensure our little community park expenses (taxes, PGE, etc.) will be taken care of. After expenses, the total profit is $2004.47 ... we actually received another call this week that one more donation will be mailed in. So thankful for all the wonderful folks who care so much!

September 28, 2016 | Winnie Mullins | Valley Home News


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Today is a very special day in Valley Home! Our Valley Home School Kindergarten and our eighth graders will graduate this evening, Wednesday, May 24 ...

May 24, 2017 | Melody Wann | Valley Home News


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Sunday is Mother's Day ... What a wonderful day for mothers everywhere. May all mothers out there feel the love and appreciation of their children ...

May 10, 2017 | | Valley Home News


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A peaceful paradise ... this past weekend our Valley Home School dinner fundraiser was held at the beautiful Borges Park. The park itself is the inspiration ...

May 03, 2017 | | Valley Home News


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