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Statewide Bicycle Safety In Focus Throughout May

Statewide Bicycle Safety In Focus Throughout May

May is National Bike Safety Month, and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reminding motorists and bicyclists to share responsibility for roadway safety. California’s ...

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California Gasoline Prices Higher Than U.S. Average

California Gasoline Prices Higher Than U.S. Average

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have risen 1.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.61/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy ...

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Posted: May. 04, 2016 11:31 a.m. | California Gasoline Prices Higher Than U.S. Average Comments 0 Comments
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Wildfire Awareness Week Highlights State Dangers

Wildfire Awareness Week Highlights State Dangers

After a destructive fire season in 2015, conditions in California are already drying out prompting Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. to declare May 1-7, 2016 ...

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Denham Mobile Office Visits Oakdale, Escalon

Denham Mobile Office Visits Oakdale, Escalon

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) has announced Mobile District Office Hours for the month of May, with stops coming up in Oakdale and Escalon.

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Pet Adoption Event Scheduled Saturday

Pet Adoption Event Scheduled Saturday

The Oakdale Shelter Pet Alliance will be hosting a pet adoption event at PetCo in the Crossroads Shopping Center in Riverbank on Saturday, May 7 ...

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Local Students Presented Columbia College Degrees

Columbia College hosted its 47th Commencement on Friday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Oak Pavilion. A reception for the graduates, their ...

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Caltrans Crews Clearing Passes

Caltrans Crews Clearing Passes

Caltrans maintenance crews are busy clearing highways, cutting through steep and narrow mountain passes, including the Sonora pass in Tuolumne County, and the Ebbetts and ...

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Rescue Mission Plans Burgerfest Fundraiser

Rescue Mission Plans Burgerfest Fundraiser

The Oakdale Rescue Mission is planning its inaugural Burgerfest Fundraiser event, set for Saturday, May 14 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with ...

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California Gold Rush History Comes to Life

California Gold Rush History Comes to Life

Columbia State Historic Park will present “Diggins Tent Town 1852” – its annual living history event this coming May 19 through May 22. Sponsored by Friends ...

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Classic Cars Tour Rolls Into Region

Classic Cars Tour Rolls Into Region

Classics will soon be cruising in to the area, with trips to Oakdale and Knights Ferry, as part of the Western Gaslight one- and two-cylinder ...

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Local Agencies Recognize Peace Officer Memorial Week

Local Agencies Recognize Peace Officer Memorial Week

National Police Week, May 15-21 in 2016, is a time to remember and honor those in law enforcement who made the ultimate sacrifice throughout the ...

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Future Looking Up For Oakdale Airport

Future Looking Up For Oakdale Airport

In a swift Oakdale City Council meeting on Monday, May 2, that saw only three of the council members on the dais, Michael Renfrow, who ...

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Regional Honor Awarded To Fair Oaks VP Hamby

Regional Honor Awarded To Fair Oaks VP Hamby

Janet Hamby has had quite a year … and it’s only May.

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Revolutionary War Comes To Sierra View Elementary

Revolutionary War Comes To Sierra View Elementary

A little taste of Colonial Williamsburg made a stop at Sierra View Elementary School this past week as approximately 100 fifth graders participated in Revolutionary ...

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Oakdale Golf & Country Club

Oakdale Golf & Country Club

Guest Day - 1 BB, 2 BB, 3BB of 4Some

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Fishing Report

Fishing Report

Last week I mentioned that I was going to be fishing for bass with a childhood friend. It’s been at least six months since ...

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Caltrans Sees Statewide Litter Pickup Day Success

Caltrans Sees Statewide Litter Pickup Day Success

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) held a statewide Litter Removal Day and Enforcement Day on Thursday, April 21 to pick up litter, trash and ...

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River Clean Up May 7

River Clean Up May 7

Volunteers will meet near the river in the Cost Less parking lot. Bring gloves, boots, and energy. So far volunteers have collected over eight tons ...

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Superhero NICU Reunion At Modesto Nuts Game

Superhero NICU Reunion At Modesto Nuts Game

For the third year Doctors Medical Center will honor its “graduates” of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Superhero Night at the Modesto ...

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McKenzie Cruises Into Ports Game A Winner

McKenzie Cruises Into Ports Game A Winner

With only 8,736 fans to go, the Stockton Ports were anticipating reaching their six millionth fan to walk through the gates during Saturday or ...

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Oak Valley Art Society Spring Show Winners

Oak Valley Art Society Spring Show Winners

Members of the Oak Valley Art Society hosted their Spring Show earlier this month at the Escalon library. Following is the list of winners.

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SPECIAL DELIVERY

SPECIAL DELIVERY

A project that saw many contributors came to fruition on Monday morning at Haidlen Ford on East F Street in Oakdale. Here, recently-turned 16-year-old Hailey ...

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Car Owners Help Raise Funds For Local OSPA

Car Owners Help Raise Funds For Local OSPA

A great fun filled, sunny day at PDT Motorsports was had by all that showed up at the South Fifth Avenue location in Oakdale on ...

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Posted: Apr. 27, 2016 10:47 a.m. | Car Owners Help Raise Funds For Local OSPA Comments 0 Comments
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City To Use Grant $$ To Buy Electric Trucks

City To Use Grant $$ To Buy Electric Trucks

A San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District grant will enable the City of Oakdale to take advantage of an opportunity to obtain alternative fuel ...

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Laugero Celebrates Milestone Birthday With Family, Friends

Laugero Celebrates Milestone Birthday With Family, Friends

Longtime former Escalon resident Minnie Laugero, now living at Dale Commons in Modesto, turned 100 on Monday, April 4, 2016. She celebrated her birthday at ...

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Annual Harold Pope Junior Relays Slated

Annual Harold Pope Junior Relays Slated

Young athletes representing 26 local junior high and middle schools are preparing to compete at the 69th Annual Harold Pope Junior Relays on Saturday, May ...

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OHS Theater Prepares For Opening Night

OHS Theater Prepares For Opening Night

 

The community of Oakdale is in for a treat, as the Oakdale High School drama department prepares once again for a musical which will have ...

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Valley Charter High School Hosts Thursday Open House

Valley Charter High School Hosts Thursday Open House

 

Valley Charter High School’s (VCHS) Open House is slated for Thursday, April 28 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the school ...

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Stanislaus County Teacher Of Year Finalists Announced

Stanislaus County Teacher Of Year Finalists Announced

 

The Modesto Rotary Club and the Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) will honor the 2016 Stanislaus County Teacher of the Year Finalists and announce ...

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OJHS Team Prepares For Annual Pentathlon

OJHS Team Prepares For Annual Pentathlon

Eleven Oakdale Junior High School eighth graders will be among a field of approximately 150 students on Saturday as participants in the 12th Annual Stanislaus ...

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Knights Ferry School: Gold Ribbon Honors

Knights Ferry School: Gold Ribbon Honors

While its campus may be small and somewhat unassuming, Knights Ferry Elementary School is achieving big things.

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Students Gear Up For Annual County Academic Pentathlon

Students Gear Up For Annual County Academic Pentathlon

Stanislaus County junior high school students are gearing up for the 12th Annual Stanislaus County Academic Pentathlon. Approximately 150 students are slated to participate in ...

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OHS Students Prepare For Business World

OHS Students Prepare For Business World

Oakdale High School students are learning how to do business.

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Students Shine At Elementary Science Olympiad

Students Shine At Elementary Science Olympiad

Earlier this month, young science enthusiasts gathered at Walnut Elementary School in Turlock for the 19th Annual Elementary Science Olympiad, hosted through the Stanislaus County ...

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Oakdale School Board Recognizes Excellence

Oakdale School Board Recognizes Excellence

By TERESA HAMMOND

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Mini Rodeo Rolls Into Sierra View

Mini Rodeo Rolls Into Sierra View

By TERESA HAMMOND

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Downtown Vandalism Causes Widespread Damage For Merchants

Downtown Vandalism Causes Widespread Damage For Merchants

 

Merchants along North Third Avenue were stunned Thursday morning, April 28, when decorative plants along the historic area had their two-foot deep pots smashed by ...

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Tracy Arrest Tied To Oakdale Robbery

Tracy Arrest Tied To Oakdale Robbery

 

Oakdale Police are investigating the likelihood that a suspect arrested on April 22 in Salida by Tracy Police investigators is linked the Valley First Credit ...

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Tip Leads To Arrest Of Shotgun-Toting Teen

Tip Leads To Arrest Of Shotgun-Toting Teen

Oakdale Police, acting on information that a 15-year-old boy was in the area of Oak Valley Hospital with a concealed shotgun, located the individual and ...

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Stopped Speeder Linked To Turlock VFW Burglary

Stopped Speeder Linked To Turlock VFW Burglary

A man wanted by Turlock Police for a brazen burglary where antique rifles were stolen from a Veterans of Foreign Wars Post earlier this month ...

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Two Area Banks Robbed In 4-Hour Span

Two Area Banks Robbed In 4-Hour Span

 

The Valley First Credit Union on West F Street in Oakdale was held up shortly before 5 p.m. on Monday, April 18 and the ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2016 6:18 p.m. | Updated: Apr. 20, 2016 10:45 a.m. | Two Area Banks Robbed In 4-Hour Span Comments 0 Comments
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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 ...

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City Manager Gets Pay Raise

City Manager Gets Pay Raise

 

The Oakdale City Council voted unanimously Monday, April 18 to raise City Manager Bryan Whitemyer’s base salary to $176,951. Whitemyer’s previous pay ...

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Proposed Management Plan Unveiled For New Melones

Proposed Management Plan Unveiled For New Melones

The State Water Resources Control Board held a workshop April 5 in Sacramento on the 2016 operations plan for the Stanislaus River, which includes a ...

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Executive Director Appointed For State’s Fire Safe Council

Executive Director Appointed For State’s Fire Safe Council

The California Fire Safe Council (CFSC) has announced the appointment of Ruben Grijalva to the position of Executive Director, effective April 15.

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Public Safety Dispatchers In Spotlight This Week

Public Safety Dispatchers In Spotlight This Week

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is honoring the men and women who serve as call-takers and dispatchers during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 10-16 ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry lost a long time resident when Phil (Bud) Frymire died last week. He leaves behind his wife, Carmen, children Rosie Paulat (Bob), Lisa ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Peddler’s Faire morning was a bit breezy but that didn’t keep anyone away. The Odd Fellows held a breakfast to start the day ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

April birthday wishes go out to: Denise Crom, Calab Coston, Jim McCarthy, Megan Peterson, Michelle Muller, Jordan Ray, Eric Ulrich, Sharon Page, Lee Shearer, Jean ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

There was a large turnout for the memorial service for Sherron McCarthy despite the rain. Pastor Bob led the service. Everyone then gathered at the ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Over 100 years of Valley Home School tradition. As we look into the eyes of our soon to be Valley Home graduates we catch a ...

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Valley Home News

This week we had the pleasure of attending evening service at the Missionary Baptist Church in Valley Home. The service was filled with the melody ...

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Valley Home News

Welcome all ... Great things are happening in Valley Home! Tonight, Wednesday, April 20th through Saturday evening, April 23rd you are invited to a wonderful old ...

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Valley Home News

Tons of excitement ... with April 23rd rapidly approaching excitement is building in Valley Home, even in the surrounding areas of Oakdale, Waterford, Escalon and Knights ...

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PHILIP CHARLES FRYMIRE

PHILIP CHARLES FRYMIRE

In the early morning hours of April 28, Philip “Bud” Frymire passed away in the presence of his family at the age of 88.

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FREDERICK WALKER

FREDERICK WALKER

Frederick (Fritz) Warren Walker, born in Tobias, Nebraska on June 21, 1921. Passed away in Oakdale, California on April 28, 2016.

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ANTHONY RICHTER

ANTHONY RICHTER

In the early morning of April 20, 2016 Anthony Henry Richter of Oakdale, CA passed away at home with his wife, Genetta Richter, by his ...

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ALBERT JOHN ROEN III

ALBERT JOHN ROEN III

ALBERT JOHN ROEN III

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Elder Abuse Prevention Program Slated By SEAPA

Information will be available at a workshop scheduled for Friday, May 6 at the Riverbank Community Center, 3600 Santa Fe St., from 10 a.m ...

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Work Day At River

Volunteers of all ages are encouraged to attend the next scheduled monthly cleanup of the Stanislaus River, slated for this Saturday, May 7. Hours for ...

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Have You Seen This? Speed finger painting

Have You Seen This? Speed finger painting

SPEEDVILLE — Some people do well in timed situations. I was one of those geeks who couldn’t wait for times table tests because my 8-year-old ... » Read More
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'Ratchet & Clank': points for parents

'Ratchet & Clank': points for parents

Points for parents
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Why the value of a college degree doesn't come by accident

Why the value of a college degree doesn't come by accident

At the end of April and beginning of May, students across the nation trade in their textbooks and I.D. cards for a diploma. And ... » Read More
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Game review: Talisman Harbinger and Cataclysm are 2 excellent game-changing expansions

Game review: Talisman Harbinger and Cataclysm are 2 excellent game-changing expansions

Talisman is a classic fantasy board game by Fantasy Flight Games with a strong fan following. Two to six players travel a fantasy realm trying ... » Read More
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Have You Seen This? Teen with no hands plays incredible piano piece

Have You Seen This? Teen with no hands plays incredible piano piece



AMAZING TOWN — All of us have had to overcome some challenges in our lives and it's very possible that many of you reading this ... » Read More
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‘Hot in Cleveland’ is now on DVD in a full-series box set

‘Hot in Cleveland’ is now on DVD in a full-series box set

The popular TV Land sitcom “Hot in Cleveland” is now available in a series box set.
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This controversial law could help schools in Nevada struggling with growth booms

This controversial law could help schools in Nevada struggling with growth booms

A controversial state law that would offer education savings accounts to all parents regardless of family income is tied up in the courts, with the ... » Read More
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Video game adaptation 'Ratchet & Clank' has merit, but can't compete with the big boys

Video game adaptation 'Ratchet & Clank' has merit, but can't compete with the big boys

“RATCHET & CLANK” — 2½ stars — Voices of James Arnold Taylor, David Kaye, Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, Bella Thorne, Rosario Dawson, Sylvester Stallone; PG (action and some rude humor); in general release
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Sweet, insightful independent film ‘East Side Sushi’ on DVD this week

Sweet, insightful independent film ‘East Side Sushi’ on DVD this week

A gentle low-budget film leads new movies on DVD and Blu-ray this week.
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Five for Families: 'Jungle Book' live-action adaption of animated classic

Five for Families: 'Jungle Book' live-action adaption of animated classic

Here are five movies from various platforms that families may want to consider. Because not all are appropriate for younger children, age recommendations are included.
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18 of Cary Grant’s earliest films have been released in a new DVD box set

18 of Cary Grant’s earliest films have been released in a new DVD box set

A couple of my favorite old Hollywood stories are actually just quips that demonstrate the wit and charm of Cary Grant, the versatile leading man ... » Read More
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'Mother's Day' means well but misses its mark

“MOTHER'S DAY” — 2 stars — Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts, Jason Sudeikis; PG-13 (language and some suggestive material); in general release
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Emma Stone to star in Disney’s ‘Cruella’; other live-action movies announced

Emma Stone to star in Disney’s ‘Cruella’; other live-action movies announced

HOLLYWOOD — Though rumors circulated in January, Disney has confirmed that American actress Emma Stone will star as the villain in the live-action adaptation of “101 ... » Read More
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Job prospects looking up for new college graduates, employer survey says

Job prospects looking up for new college graduates, employer survey says

Good news for college students about to enter the workforce comes from two new surveys of employers.
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Agatha Christie’s most famous mystery is on Blu-ray and DVD

Agatha Christie’s most famous mystery is on Blu-ray and DVD

Agatha Christie’s biggest-selling novel, the oft-filmed “And Then There Were None,” has been made into a British TV miniseries, which is now on Blu-ray ... » Read More
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Have You Seen This? Massive Lego train set

Have You Seen This? Massive Lego train set



LEGOMANIA — So, I'm not totally sure what to say here other than this massive Lego train set is impressive. The thing has all sorts ... » Read More
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Programs Scheduled At Oakdale Library

Programs Scheduled At Oakdale Library

Story Time Sessions will resume in May: Wiggle Worms every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy stories, music, dancing, rhythm activities, and fingerplay at ...

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Me-Wuk Heritage Day Offered At New Melones

New Melones Visitor Center will put the focus on the Me-Wuk this weekend.

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Officer Installation Due

New officers for the Oakdale Women’s Club are due to be installed next month.

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Gold Country Singers Schedule Spring Concerts

Spring has displayed wonderful wild flowers and the Gold Country Singers, under the direction of Annette Hutton of Hutton’s Hamlet in Oakdale, are happily ...

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2015 national teacher on what she's learned about U.S. education after visiting 30 states in one yea

2015 national teacher on what she's learned about U.S. education after visiting 30 states in one yea

A year ago this week, Shanna Peeples was named National Teacher of the Year from among 51 state Teachers of the Year, each selected from ... » Read More
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Surprising new app helps special-ed students using mobile devices stay on task in school

Surprising new app helps special-ed students using mobile devices stay on task in school

A new "Score It" app being tested in special-ed classrooms beeps students at intervals throughout the day asking them "Are you on task?" and giving ... » Read More
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Prince's 5 most iconic songs

Prince's 5 most iconic songs

THE MUSIC REALM — Whether you were a fan of Prince or not, his influence on music and culture has been ubiquitous and undeniable. For me ... » Read More
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