View Mobile Site
Library Is Designated Cooling Center

Library Is Designated Cooling Center

Oakdale Public Library officials are reminding local residents that the library at 151 S. First Ave. is a designated cooling center for the community.

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 23, 2017 11:03 a.m. | Library Is Designated Cooling Center Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Life Jacket Giveaway Friday

Life Jacket Giveaway Friday

The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department has received a grant from the California State Department of Health “Kid Plates” of 300 children sized life jackets ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 22, 2017 1:17 p.m. | Life Jacket Giveaway Friday Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Total Of 65 Acres Burned In Ferry Fire

Total Of 65 Acres Burned In Ferry Fire

Crews were on scene at what Cal Fire listed as the #OrangeFire off Sonora and Orange Blossom roads on Wednesday for several hours, containing the ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 22, 2017 12:47 p.m. | Total Of 65 Acres Burned In Ferry Fire Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Knights Ferry Acreage Blackened

Knights Ferry Acreage Blackened

Fire crews from multiple agencies were attacking a fast-moving multi-acre fire near Knights Ferry on Wednesday afternoon, June 21.

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 4:25 p.m. | Knights Ferry Acreage Blackened Comments 0 Comments
2 Images
Extreme Heat Prompts Market Closure

Extreme Heat Prompts Market Closure

The weekly Oakdale Farmers Market normally schedule for Wednesday evenings has been cancelled for this evening, Wednesday, June 21.

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 2:35 p.m. | Extreme Heat Prompts Market Closure Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
OID Finalizes Annexation To Add 10,000-Plus Acres

OID Finalizes Annexation To Add 10,000-Plus Acres

Oakdale Irritation District (OID) recently completed an annexation deal that was in the works for several years, adding 10,476 acres to the district’s ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 11:19 a.m. | OID Finalizes Annexation To Add 10,000-Plus Acres Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Woodward Drowning Claims Modesto Man

Woodward Drowning Claims Modesto Man

A 51-year-old Modesto man, identified by Stanislaus County officials as John Nelson, drowned at Woodward Reservoir on Monday afternoon. Several 9-1-1 calls were received at ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 11:16 a.m. | Woodward Drowning Claims Modesto Man Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Proposed Pot Ordinance Depends On Prospects

Proposed Pot Ordinance Depends On Prospects

What can cannabis do for Oakdale?

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 11:13 a.m. | Proposed Pot Ordinance Depends On Prospects Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Bone Marrow Donation Helps Brazilian Youth

Bone Marrow Donation Helps Brazilian Youth

One truly never knows when their words or actions may have an effect on another’s life. One such lesson was recently lived by Oakdale ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 11:11 a.m. | Bone Marrow Donation Helps Brazilian Youth  Comments 0 Comments
2 Images
Rescue Teams Busy As River Dangers Remain

Rescue Teams Busy As River Dangers Remain

The higher than normal rainfall season that we had this past winter has officially removed us from being in a drought situation; however, it has ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 11:06 a.m. | Rescue Teams Busy As River Dangers Remain Comments 0 Comments
2 Images
Trio Of Oakdale Athletes Qualify For Junior Olympics

Trio Of Oakdale Athletes Qualify For Junior Olympics

The annual Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Region 22 Qualifier was hosted at Riverbank High School this past week. The prestigious youth event is normally held ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 10:56 a.m. | Trio Of Oakdale Athletes Qualify For Junior Olympics Comments 0 Comments
2 Images
Oakdale Golf & Country Club

Oakdale Golf & Country Club

Flag Day – One best ball red, two best ball white, three best ball blue.

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 10:55 a.m. | Oakdale Golf & Country Club Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
All-Star Football

All-Star Football

Tis the season for All-Star football games in the Valley and the State Champion Oakdale Mustangs are riding into them. This past week Cullen Bearden ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 10:53 a.m. | All-Star Football Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Community Briefs

Community Briefs

Join Weekly Dances

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 8:32 a.m. | Community Briefs Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Stueve Family Settles In At Bloomingcamp Ranch

Stueve Family Settles In At Bloomingcamp Ranch

It’s the type of story one might hear two cowboys sharing over an early morning cup of coffee.

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 8:31 a.m. | Stueve Family Settles In At Bloomingcamp Ranch Comments 0 Comments
2 Images
‘The Snow Queen’ Debuts Friday At Hutton’s Hamlet

‘The Snow Queen’ Debuts Friday At Hutton’s Hamlet

By AUTUMN NEAL

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 8:29 a.m. | ‘The Snow Queen’ Debuts Friday At Hutton’s Hamlet Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Delicato Photography Show Awards Reception Scheduled

Delicato Photography Show Awards Reception Scheduled

The 21st annual Delicato Photography Show features beautiful landscapes, majestic animals and wonderful portraits, with the photos on display through Saturday, June 24.

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 8:25 a.m. | Delicato Photography Show Awards Reception Scheduled Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Shearer Passes Garden Club Leadership Torch To Hay

Shearer Passes Garden Club Leadership Torch To Hay

The Knights Ferry Garden Club has welcomed in a new president, Bev Hay. For over a decade Mary Sue Shearer served as president of the ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 8:19 a.m. | Shearer Passes Garden Club Leadership Torch To Hay Comments 0 Comments
1 Image

Holistic Life Open House

The Holistic Life Institute, 730 E. F St., Oakdale, is hosting a Back to School Open House on Saturday, July 8, from 2 p.m ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 8:18 a.m. | Holistic Life Open House Comments 0 Comments
GREAT GOPHER SNAKE

GREAT GOPHER SNAKE

Quite the find for Rick and Patty Cooper of Oakdale, as they found a recently shed snake skin, around six feet long, in a pasture ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 8:14 a.m. | GREAT GOPHER SNAKE Comments 0 Comments
1 Image

Small Business Legislative Priorities Updated By NFIB

With the annual legislative house of origin and budget deadlines now past, the National Federation of Independent Business, NFIB, California released an updated list of ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 8:11 a.m. | Small Business Legislative Priorities Updated By NFIB Comments 0 Comments

Makayla Toste Of Newman Named New Dairy Princess

Makayla Toste of Newman was selected as the 2017 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board’s (CMAB) District 6. The crowning took place ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 8:10 a.m. | Makayla Toste Of Newman Named New Dairy Princess Comments 0 Comments

Pre-Fair Horse Events Set

Join the Stanislaus County Fair for some entertaining horse show events before the fair opens on Friday, July 14.

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 8:10 a.m. | Pre-Fair Horse Events Set Comments 0 Comments

Veteran Drivers May Benefit From Proposal

Earlier this month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposed a rule that waives commercial driver’s license knowledge test requirements for veterans who operated ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 8:09 a.m. | Veteran Drivers May Benefit From Proposal Comments 0 Comments
Residents Offered Tips For Dealing With Heat

Residents Offered Tips For Dealing With Heat

As the temperature is expected to rise to 100 degrees this weekend, Stanislaus County health officials are advising residents to be prepared for the hot ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 16, 2017 11:29 a.m. | Residents Offered Tips For Dealing With Heat Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
AWARD WINNERS

AWARD WINNERS

David Nichols and Halena Hill of Sierra View Elementary School were recently named recipients of the 2017 Hope of America Award. The students were selected ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 14, 2017 11:17 a.m. | AWARD WINNERS Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
ADMIRING ART

ADMIRING ART

Cloverland fifth grade student Mia Peterson admires the color used on a butterfly painting at the Annual Art Show event hosted shortly before the school ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 14, 2017 11:16 a.m. | ADMIRING ART Comments 0 Comments
1 Image

Dotinga Receives Cal Poly Daisy J. Hudson Scholarship

In ceremonies hosted on May 19 at the 2016-17 Agricultural Engineering Society End of the Year Banquet, 26 Cal Poly students from the BioResource and ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 07, 2017 10:10 a.m. | Dotinga Receives Cal Poly Daisy J. Hudson Scholarship Comments 0 Comments
HOPE OF AMERICA AWARDS

HOPE OF AMERICA AWARDS

Posted: Jun. 07, 2017 10:07 a.m. | HOPE OF AMERICA AWARDS Comments 0 Comments
2 Images
Graduation Ceremonies Yield Plenty Of Memories

Graduation Ceremonies Yield Plenty Of Memories

With ceremonies over several days during the past week, graduates were busy accepting diplomas, congratulations and taking time to share the moment with family and ...

» Read More
Posted: May. 31, 2017 10:35 a.m. | Graduation Ceremonies Yield Plenty Of Memories Comments 0 Comments
3 Images

Scholarship Additions

A total of 288 Scholarships were awarded graduating Oakdale High School Seniors in early May. The event was hosted at Gene Bianchi Community Center. The ...

» Read More
Posted: May. 31, 2017 10:30 a.m. | Scholarship Additions Comments 0 Comments
OJUSD Awards Diplomas To Graduates At All Levels

OJUSD Awards Diplomas To Graduates At All Levels

It was three packed days for students, families and administrators as Oakdale Joint Unified School District hosted graduations for Oakdale Charter School, East Stanislaus High ...

» Read More
Posted: May. 31, 2017 7:53 a.m. | OJUSD Awards Diplomas To Graduates At All Levels Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
HOPE OF AMERICA

HOPE OF AMERICA

Two Cloverland Elementary Cougars were recently honored with the 2017 Hope of America Award: Brooklyn Gonzales and Mason Gausling. The presentation was made by the ...

» Read More
Posted: May. 31, 2017 7:42 a.m. | HOPE OF AMERICA Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Renaissance Faire Brings History To Life At OJHS

Renaissance Faire Brings History To Life At OJHS

By MICKI DIAS

» Read More
Posted: May. 31, 2017 7:41 a.m. | Renaissance Faire Brings History To Life At OJHS Comments 0 Comments
3 Images
FALCON PERFECTION

FALCON PERFECTION

Fair Oaks Falcon Audriana Beltran was acknowledged recently for her perfect attendance during all seven years of elementary school, not missing a day from kindergarten ...

» Read More
Posted: May. 31, 2017 7:35 a.m. | FALCON PERFECTION Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
HONORED STUDENTS

HONORED STUDENTS

Valley Home Students were recently acknowledged for their scholastic efforts at the Student of the Month assembly. Students honored were: Bryce McKenzie, Donovan Solis, Brady ...

» Read More
Posted: May. 31, 2017 7:17 a.m. | HONORED STUDENTS Comments
1 Image
POLICE BEAT

POLICE BEAT

SUNDAY, JUNE 18

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 8:15 a.m. | POLICE BEAT Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Police Beat

Police Beat

NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 14, 2017 11:05 a.m. | Police Beat Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
OPD’s Savage Saluted At MADD Luncheon

OPD’s Savage Saluted At MADD Luncheon

Oakdale Police Sergeant Benjamin Savage is this year’s recipient of the MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) Award. Sergeant Savage was honored recently at the ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 07, 2017 10:18 a.m. | OPD’s Savage Saluted At MADD Luncheon Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Police Beat

Police Beat

NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 07, 2017 10:16 a.m. | Police Beat Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
POLICE BEAT

POLICE BEAT

NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public ...

» Read More
Posted: May. 31, 2017 7:28 a.m. | POLICE BEAT Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Denham Introduces New Bill On Medicaid Reimbursement

Denham Introduces New Bill On Medicaid Reimbursement

U.S. Representatives Jeff Denham (CA-10) and David Valadao (CA-21) on Tuesday introduced H.R. 2779, the “Assessing Critical Care Efforts to Strengthen Services Act ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 07, 2017 10:41 a.m. | Denham Introduces New Bill On Medicaid Reimbursement Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Registrar Of Voters Seeks Poll Workers

Registrar Of Voters Seeks Poll Workers

Registrar of Voters, Lee Lundrigan invites volunteers 18 or older who are registered California voters to become part of the election process by serving as ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 07, 2017 10:39 a.m. | Registrar Of Voters Seeks Poll Workers Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Galgiani Bill Focuses On Citrus Disease Funds

Galgiani Bill Focuses On Citrus Disease Funds

Recently signed into law by Governor Brown, SB 243 is a bill by Senator Cathleen Galgiani that increases the funds available to the California Department ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 07, 2017 10:35 a.m. | Galgiani Bill Focuses On Citrus Disease Funds Comments 0 Comments
1 Image

Comments Sought Regarding Proposed ACE Expansion

The San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (SJRRC), acting as lead agency under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 07, 2017 10:25 a.m. | Comments Sought Regarding Proposed ACE Expansion Comments 0 Comments
County’s Proposed Spending Plan Tops Out Over $1.18B

County’s Proposed Spending Plan Tops Out Over $1.18B

The Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office has released the County’s Recommended Proposed Budget for the 2017-2018 Budget Year. The Recommended Proposed Budget will serve ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 07, 2017 10:14 a.m. | County’s Proposed Spending Plan Tops Out Over $1.18B Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Pre-Apprenticeship Program Bill Passed By Assembly

Pre-Apprenticeship Program Bill Passed By Assembly

Assemblyman Heath Flora (R-Ripon) on Tuesday announced passage of his bill AB 579 which will create a firefighter pre-apprenticeship pilot program that aims to recruit ...

» Read More
Posted: May. 31, 2017 7:48 a.m. | Pre-Apprenticeship Program Bill Passed By Assembly Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Pat Ramont Johnson, Barb Burroughs and Ellen Wearin recently returned from a Christian Women’s Retreat held in Bend, Oregon. They took a day trip ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 8:17 a.m. | Knights Ferry News Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

A big round of applause goes out to Dakota Voortman on her act of kindness. She baked cookies and took them down to the river ...

» Read More
Posted: May. 31, 2017 7:20 a.m. | Knights Ferry News Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Our Valley Home 4-Hers are back from their Disneyland trip! Wow, what fun they are having! While enjoying the rides and sights of Disneyland, Violet ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 8:16 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
Valley Home News

Valley Home News

It was great to hear from Sonya Schali this past week. Sonya shared that her Valley Home roots go back to the early 1900s when ...

» Read More
Posted: May. 31, 2017 7:19 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
REV. DR. DARREL E. SMITH

REV. DR. DARREL E. SMITH

The Rev. Dr. Darrel E. Smith passed into the arms of his loving Savior Friday, June 16.

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 11:24 a.m. | REV. DR. DARREL E. SMITH Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
ALICE HELEN (KILDAL) FLADHAMMER

ALICE HELEN (KILDAL) FLADHAMMER

Alice Fladhammer passed away peacefully on April 15 with her children at her bedside. She had been suffering from Dementia for several years.

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 11:23 a.m. | ALICE HELEN (KILDAL) FLADHAMMER Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
ROSEMARIE CLINE

ROSEMARIE CLINE

Oakdale – Rosemarie Cline, a longtime resident of Oakdale, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Oak Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a six-year battle with ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 21, 2017 11:23 a.m. | ROSEMARIE CLINE Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
JUDITH LEE HOFF

JUDITH LEE HOFF

Judith Lee Hoff, 74, of Oakdale CA passed away on June 2, 2017. She was born in San Francisco CA on September 29, 1942 and ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 14, 2017 12:27 p.m. | JUDITH LEE HOFF Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
JACKIE (MERRITT) DUBACH GONZALES (Roche’s mom)

JACKIE (MERRITT) DUBACH GONZALES (Roche’s mom)

Jackie, of Oakdale, age 63, was born in San Jose, CA to Terry and Frances Merritt. She passed away June 6, 2017 in Modesto. She ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 14, 2017 12:26 p.m. | JACKIE (MERRITT) DUBACH GONZALES (Roche’s mom) Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
JUDITH LEE HOFF

JUDITH LEE HOFF

JUDITH LEE HOFF

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 14, 2017 11:38 a.m. | JUDITH LEE HOFF Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
JACKIE (MERRITT) DUBACH GONZALES

JACKIE (MERRITT) DUBACH GONZALES

JACKIE (MERRITT) DUBACH GONZALES

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 14, 2017 11:37 a.m. | JACKIE (MERRITT) DUBACH GONZALES Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
SONDRA JUAN (JONES) LOPES

SONDRA JUAN (JONES) LOPES

A long-time resident of Oakdale, CA. Born May 23, 1940 in Coal County, Oklahoma to Juel and Willie (Stockton) Jones. Married Duane Lopes on November ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 06, 2017 5:23 p.m. | SONDRA JUAN (JONES) LOPES Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
ESLEY “GENE” OLIVER

ESLEY “GENE” OLIVER

Esley “Gene” Oliver, age 85, died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, May 19, 2017.

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 06, 2017 5:23 p.m. | ESLEY “GENE” OLIVER Comments 0 Comments
1 Image
NEILL CHRISTOPHER STEVES

NEILL CHRISTOPHER STEVES

Neill Christopher Steves passed away peacefully on May 26, 2017 in Modesto at the age of 51. Chris was born on March 5, 1966 to ...

» Read More
Posted: Jun. 06, 2017 5:22 p.m. | NEILL CHRISTOPHER STEVES Comments 0 Comments
1 Image

Please wait ...