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Family, Friends Question Murder Motive

Family, Friends Question Murder Motive

 

To hear the daughter and good friend of murder suspect Roque Palomino, 53, murdering his wife of 27 years, Cynthia D. Palomino, 49, would be ...

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Wildfires Prompt Smoke Impact Warning

 

Two wildfires, Willow Fire in Madera County and Cabin Fire in Tulare County, have prompted local air officials to issue a health cautionary statement for ...

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OHS Alum Plays Sydney Opera House

OHS Alum Plays Sydney Opera House

In her early years at Fair Oaks Elementary School, Julie Bolme just wanted to play violin. There was just one small problem; no strings program.

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Rescue Mission Leads Discussion On Homeless

Rescue Mission Leads Discussion On Homeless

Nearly 100 residents came out to the Community United Methodist Church Thursday night, July 23 to hear representatives of the Oakdale Rescue Mission lead a ...

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Competitive Fun For Cowboys

Competitive Fun For Cowboys

Always up for a good challenge, local cowboys made their way to the familiar confines of the Oakdale Saddle Club Rodeo Grounds on Saturday, ready ...

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One Arrested In Homicide

One Arrested In Homicide

One woman is dead and a man under arrest in connection with what authorities are terming a homicide that occurred just outside Oakdale on Monday ...

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American Red Cross Urges Safety During Heat Wave

 

With forecasters calling for a heat wave likely reaching the high triple-digit temperatures this week, the American Red Cross is urging residents to use caution ...

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 Gas Station Robbed Over Weekend

Gas Station Robbed Over Weekend

Oakdale Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Valero gasoline station, 1590 East F St. from early Saturday, July 25.

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Oak Valley Bancorp Reports Second Quarter Results

 

Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank, recently reported consolidated financial results. For ...

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Posted: Jul. 24, 2015 5:56 p.m. | Updated: Jul. 26, 2015 8:00 a.m. | Oak Valley Bancorp Reports Second Quarter Results Comments 0 Comments

Americans With Disabilities Passage Marks Anniversary

 

The day the Americans With Disabilities Act passed in 1990, U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin delivered a speech from the Senate floor in a way ...

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Americans With Disabilities Passage Marks Anniversary

 

The day the Americans With Disabilities Act passed in 1990, U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin delivered a speech from the Senate floor in a way ...

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Air District Training Workshop

 

The San Joaquin Valley Air District will hold a free training workshop on Tuesday, July 28 for enterprising individuals interested in being placed on the ...

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Tip Leads To Illegal Weapon And Marijuana

Tip Leads To Illegal Weapon And Marijuana

 

On Tuesday, July 21, Oakdale Police Detectives seized over 100 marijuana plants and a number of assault weapons after conducting a surveillance of a building ...

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Successful Run For Fair

Successful Run For Fair

 

Butterflies, midway lights, and daily concert nights were just a few of the many highlights as the Stanislaus County Fair celebrated its 104th year.

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Senate Bill Could Affect Street Names

Senate Bill Could Affect Street Names

 

Fresh on the heels of the anti-Confederate hysteria that has swept the country following the heinous June 17 attack on a church in Charleston that ...

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Posted: Jul. 22, 2015 11:40 a.m. | Senate Bill Could Affect Street Names Comments 0 Comments
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Celebrate National Day Of American Cowboy

Celebrate National Day Of American Cowboy

 

Oakdale is known as the Cowboy Capital of the World, so this weekend’s observance of National Day of the America Cowboy should rope in ...

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Concert Series Returns To River Oak Grace

Concert Series Returns To River Oak Grace

 

The River Oak Grace Amphitheater will once again be alive with music from visiting musicians. On Friday, July 31 River Oak Grace Community Church will ...

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Council Approves Business Incentives

Council Approves Business Incentives

In an effort to attract new business in town, the Oakdale City Council on Monday, July 20 approved a program to provide grants to new ...

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Vogel Earns Farm Bureau Endorsement For Assembly

 

 

Earlier this month, the San Joaquin Farm Bureau Federation (SJFBF) announced its endorsement of farmer and former County Supervisor Ken Vogel for the 12th Assembly ...

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Community Forum On Homeless

 

 

An informational meeting regarding the homeless in Oakdale is scheduled for Thursday, July 23 and everyone in the community is encouraged to attend.

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Posted: Jul. 17, 2015 3:02 p.m. | Updated: Jul. 18, 2015 10:00 a.m. | Community Forum On Homeless Comments 0 Comments
OID Leader Blasts State Water Board

OID Leader Blasts State Water Board

Steve Knell, General Manager of the Oakdale Irrigation District called the state water board’s attempt to restrict century-old water rights “a complete waste of ...

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Locals Show Promise At County Fair

Locals Show Promise At County Fair

Somewhat mild temperatures following a temporary heat wave were a welcome surprise for organizers and attendees on Friday, July 10 as the first day for ...

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FAA Notes Airport Violations

FAA Notes Airport Violations

 

After receiving kudos by the Stanislaus Grand Jury weeks ago for its operation of the Oakdale Airport, the city is now being denounced by the ...

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Posted: Jul. 10, 2015 1:46 p.m. | Updated: Jul. 15, 2015 11:57 a.m. | FAA Notes Airport Violations Comments 0 Comments
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State Halts Park Trail Project

State Halts Park Trail Project

 

The City of Oakdale has received a directive from a division of the California Environmental Protection Agency to halt further construction to the Valley View ...

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Father-Cop Grieves Teen Son’s Death

Father-Cop Grieves Teen Son’s Death

 

The devastating story follows the plot of a modern-day Greek tragedy.

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New Teachers Report For Duty

New Teachers Report For Duty

With more than a decade and a hallway setting them apart, two of Magnolia Elementary’s newest teachers do share one thing in common – what ...

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What a fight over Shakespeare means for public education

What a fight over Shakespeare means for public education

In 1973, only 9 percent of Americans said they had "very little" trust in public education, according to Gallup's report on confidence in public ... » Read More
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Teacher unions and civil rights groups battle over future of No Child Left Behind

Teacher unions and civil rights groups battle over future of No Child Left Behind

When the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a new education bill to replace the increasingly unworkable and unpopular No Child Left Behind law last week ... » Read More
Posted: Jul. 24, 2015 11:49 a.m. | Teacher unions and civil rights groups battle over future of No Child Left Behind Comments 0 Comments
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New Orleans charter challenged on kindergarten admissions testing

New Orleans charter challenged on kindergarten admissions testing

A New Orleans parent whose kindergartener took a test for admission to a selective public charter school wants to know more about the test and ... » Read More
Posted: Jul. 23, 2015 11:29 a.m. | New Orleans charter challenged on kindergarten admissions testing Comments 0 Comments
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OHS Student Attends Future Physician Conference

OHS Student Attends Future Physician Conference

What arrived as a simple piece of mail addressed to Oakdale High School’s Breanna Morgan, manifested itself into an amazing and eye-opening opportunity.

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Posted: Jul. 22, 2015 11:36 a.m. | OHS Student Attends Future Physician Conference Comments 0 Comments
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'The Tradition of Enquiry': Oxford education weekend Day Two recap

'The Tradition of Enquiry': Oxford education weekend Day Two recap

Saturday was the second day of Oxford’s education weekend, and scholars again brought their various expertise to fulfill the vision of what the tradition ... » Read More
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Student-led campaigns pushing universities to divest in for-profit prisons

Student-led campaigns pushing universities to divest in for-profit prisons

A student-led campaign led to Columbia University becoming the first university in the United States to divest from prison corporations.
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Posted: Jul. 16, 2015 12:49 a.m. | Student-led campaigns pushing universities to divest in for-profit prisons Comments 0 Comments
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GOP governors running for President tout, tweak and run from their education records

GOP governors running for President tout, tweak and run from their education records

Some of the Republican Party’s most promising presidential candidates in 2016 are governors or former governors running on their executive experience. Unlike senators, whose ... » Read More
Posted: Jul. 15, 2015 11:59 p.m. | GOP governors running for President tout, tweak and run from their education records Comments 0 Comments
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Jones Travels Abroad To Teach Teachers

Jones Travels Abroad To Teach Teachers

 

Like most Oakdale Joint Unified teachers, Magnolia Transitional Kindergarten Teacher Michelle Jones has been enjoying a little respite from her classroom setting and getting recharged ...

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Two Arrested In Registrant Sweep

Two Arrested In Registrant Sweep

 

As part of ongoing pro-active enforcement, the Oakdale Police Department, between July 9 and July 13, conducted compliance checks of the registered sex offenders living ...

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OAKDALE POLICE LOG

 

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 ...

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Taser Purchase Designed To Equip All Officers

Taser Purchase Designed To Equip All Officers

A state funded account to the city will be used to purchase an additional 22 Tasers and related equipment so that all officers of the ...

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Website Allows Residents To Check Crime Activity

Website Allows Residents To Check Crime Activity

With the use of a personal computer or mobile device, local individuals and businesses can now retrieve crime information from the Oakdale Police Department and ...

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Knights Ferry News

 

Fred and Lisa Dolling have returned from vacationing in Oregon where they visited friends. They went to Eagle Lake where they helped judge the Fourth ...

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Knights Ferry News By Mary Sue Shearer

Birthday greetings for the month of July go out to: Gordon Griesner, Kathy Mangante, Diane Boyer, Kay Martinelli, Bonnie Witzke, Vira Segni, Beverly Brunker, Tasha ...

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Knights Ferry News

The Griesner ranch saw their 6th rattlesnake. It was dispatched by Gordon!

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Valley Home News

 

“National Night Out!” Tuesday, August 4th! This very special event encourages all of us to step outside, meet our neighbors and get to know each ...

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Valley Home News

 

The Heart of Valley Home ... a very special thank you goes to those who have called with donations of items for our community park sale ...

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Valley Home News By WINNIE MULLINS

Remember tonight is our MAC meeting, 6:30 p.m. at the school. A perfect time to ask questions and get tons of information! Tonight ...

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Valley Home News

Happy Anniversary to Valley Home’s most famous couple, Mr. & Mrs. Glenn and Laura Burghardt! Glenn & Laura have been married 52 years this week. Both ...

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DENA MAE NELSON

DENA MAE NELSON

Dena Nelson passed away peacefully into the Lord’s arms on July 21, 2015 at Doctors Hospital surrounded by family and friends.

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FREDRICK HOWELL

FREDRICK HOWELL

Fred passed away peacefully at home on July 21, 2015. He was born in Verden, Oklahoma on October 14, 1926 to John and Sarah Howell ...

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CALVIN K. CHU

CALVIN K. CHU

Calvin K. Chu, 82, of Waterford, CA, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson with family by his side ...

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MERLENE CHASTEEN

Merlene Marie Chasteen – born March 1, 1926 – went to be with the Lord and celebrate her Heavenly home on July 24, 2015.

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NAVON VIOLET NEATHERY

NAVON VIOLET NEATHERY

Navon Violet Neathery passed away on June 26, 2015 at the age of 82 years. Navon had three children: Patty Neathery, Kathy Ashurst, and Bob ...

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9 films Disney plans to adapt to live-action

9 films Disney plans to adapt to live-action

HOLLYWOOD — Disney’s magic will once again come to life when its most recently announced live action film, "The Sword in the Stone," hits theaters.
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Want to avoid divorce? Get married in your late 20s, study says

Want to avoid divorce? Get married in your late 20s, study says

What’s the best age to get married if you want to avoid a divorce?
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How to raise resilient children

How to raise resilient children

A goal most parents have for their children is that they will be strong enough to make it through whatever life throws at them. Yet ...

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Do 'scare tactics' help your child make better choices?

Do 'scare tactics' help your child make better choices?

Have you spent a lot of your parenting time using "scare tactics" to get your kids to obey? Focusing on the horrible statistics or outcomes ...

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Shakespeare in high school: To teach or not to teach, that is the question

Shakespeare in high school: To teach or not to teach, that is the question

California high school English teacher Dana Dusbiber took to Valerie Strauss's education blog at the Washington Post recently to make an impassioned if familiar ...

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Unpaid internships are on the rise again

Unpaid internships are on the rise again

Being an intern can be hard work. It often requires temporarily relocating to a large city, with a high cost of living, only to be ...

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Test anxiety: How cold feet are ruining your grades

Test anxiety: How cold feet are ruining your grades

Hours of study and preparation seem to go out the window every time Katie Fisher sits down to take an exam.

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It's important to try to do hard things, at work and in life

It's important to try to do hard things, at work and in life

My 9-year-old son may look like his mother, but when it comes to personality traits, I often see myself in him.

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How to spot and correct credit report mistakes

How to spot and correct credit report mistakes

Credit report mistakes are like mosquitos. It’s hard to tell how many there are and, in many cases, they’re nothing more than an ...

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It just became easier to be a mother in the Navy

It just became easier to be a mother in the Navy

Women in the U.S. Navy and Marines now have up to 18 weeks of paid maternity leave, according to The Associated Press, and some ...

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6 adorable animals that teach us a thing or two about parenting

6 adorable animals that teach us a thing or two about parenting

Sometimes, being a parent seems to be the same job as being a zoo-keeper. But maybe that’s not so terrible— some members of the ...

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Here's an odd way to make it through college debt free

Here's an odd way to make it through college debt free

Despite presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ best efforts, college in America still costs money. A lot of money. In fact, the cost of college has risen ...

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How 'Inside Out' sent me a mommy wake-up call

How 'Inside Out' sent me a mommy wake-up call

I cried unabashedly while watching Disney-Pixar’s, “Inside Out” this week. I couldn’t help it, and I know I wasn’t the only parent ...

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Teaching the teachers: Do we know how to create real professionals?

Teaching the teachers: Do we know how to create real professionals?

A new teacher training program announced by the Boston-based Woodrow Wilson Foundation in partnership with MIT aims to upend teacher training by awarding degrees based ...

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About-face by Apple Music shows need for constant change

About-face by Apple Music shows need for constant change

When a company as big and successful as Apple changes its mind about something as significant as the music industry, it's worth taking note ...

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Cupboards-bare plea shines light on need that extends well beyond one man's troubles

Cupboards-bare plea shines light on need that extends well beyond one man's troubles

Clarence Blackmon's cupboards are overflowing now with so much food that he felt compelled — and blessed — to be able to share it with others ...

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