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Waterfowl Hunting Offered Through Fish, Wildlife Department

Waterfowl Hunting Offered Through Fish, Wildlife Department

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is offering waterfowl hunting opportunities at Eden Landing Ecological Reserve (ELER) in Hayward. The reserve includes former ...

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Residents Urged To Focus On Safely Heating Homes

Residents Urged To Focus On Safely Heating Homes

With temperatures expected to drop in Northern and Central California this week, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges customers to be cautious when ...

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2016 11:34 a.m. | Residents Urged To Focus On Safely Heating Homes Comments 0 Comments
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Costa’s Wild Game Feed

Coming up this week, Manteca Trailer and Motorhome LLC presents Costa’s Wild Game Feed, set for Friday, Dec. 9 from 11 a.m. to ...

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Legislators Move On Water

Legislators Move On Water

U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate on Monday announced they have reached an agreement on comprehensive water resources infrastructure language, the ...

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On The Shelf

On The Shelf

Looking for a good book? Librarians at the Oakdale Library are always happy to offer reading suggestions. And now, a good book is easier to ...

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HONORED STUDENTS

HONORED STUDENTS

Several Valley Home students were recently acknowledged for their scholastic efforts at the Student of the Month assembly. Students honored were: Kenzie Mount, Cooper Bartholomew ...

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Caltrans’ Dougherty Named To Research Board Position

Caltrans’ Dougherty Named To Research Board Position

The Transportation Research Board announced this past week that Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty will become chair of its Executive Committee, effective Jan. 12, 2017.

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2016 11:23 a.m. | Caltrans’ Dougherty Named To Research Board Position Comments 0 Comments
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Recreation Round-Up

Recreation Round-Up

Visit the City Web-page at www.oakdalegov.com or Like us on Facebook at - City of Oakdale Recreation and Gladys L. Lemmons Senior Community Center ...

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Maple Brings Mark Twain To Life In One-Man Show

Acclaimed actor and former Tuolumne County resident Randy Maple will chronicle Mark Twain’s life in a narration drawn from the wealth of his writings ...

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Santa Slated To Visit Neighborhood Watch

Santa Slated To Visit Neighborhood Watch

Santa Claus is scheduled to visit the Burchell Hill Neighborhood Watch on Friday, Dec. 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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Pet Adoption Special Now At Oakdale Shelter

Pet Adoption Special Now At Oakdale Shelter

 

At night shelter dogs and cats dream of being warm and safe in the loving arms of their forever family. It’s a dream you ...

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2016 11:09 a.m. | Pet Adoption Special Now At Oakdale Shelter Comments 0 Comments
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Dance Studio Celebrates 15th Year Of Movement

Dance Studio Celebrates 15th Year Of Movement

It started out simple, a detached two car garage, wood floors, a mirrored wall and 15 dancers.

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Community Briefs

Community Briefs

Coat Distribution Days

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Dirt In H20 Lines Prompts Flushing

Dirt In H20 Lines Prompts Flushing

To dispel rumors of bacterial contamination in the city’s water lines, Oakdale Interim Public Services Director Jeff Gravel announced the recent chlorination of the ...

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2016 11:02 a.m. | Dirt In H20 Lines Prompts Flushing Comments 0 Comments
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Downtown Christmas Ushers In Festive Holiday Season

Downtown Christmas Ushers In Festive Holiday Season

Oakdale residents and many from neighboring communities took advantage of the opportunity to officially welcome in the holiday season on Saturday. A portion of North ...

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2016 11:00 a.m. | Downtown Christmas Ushers In Festive Holiday Season Comments 0 Comments
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Registrar Releases Final Vote Totals

Stanislaus County Clerk Recorder and Registrar of Voters Lee Lundrigan announced the Nov. 8, 2016 Presidential General Election canvass of the vote was completed Monday ...

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2016 10:57 a.m. | Registrar Releases Final Vote Totals Comments 0 Comments
SEASONAL SOUNDS

SEASONAL SOUNDS

Downtown Oakdale was the place to be to ring in some holiday cheer on Saturday. Here, several members of Orange Blossom 4-H sing and pose ...

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2016 10:57 a.m. | SEASONAL SOUNDS Comments 0 Comments
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Legal Firm Hired To Recoup Funds

Legal Firm Hired To Recoup Funds

At the Dec. 5 Oakdale City Council meeting, the City of Oakdale entered into a contract with a Sacramento law firm to assist the city ...

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Silver Strummers Uke It Up For Fun

Silver Strummers Uke It Up For Fun

One might not think that attending a holiday fundraiser could result in the start of a senior ukulele group, unless of course they know longtime ...

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2016 10:51 a.m. | Silver Strummers Uke It Up For Fun Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale Mustangs Host Saturday Night Contest

Oakdale Mustangs Host Saturday Night Contest

Right on the heels of winning the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 3 title – and welcomed back into town with a police escort and cheering fans lining ...

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2016 10:49 a.m. | Oakdale Mustangs Host Saturday Night Contest Comments 0 Comments
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Police Bust Duo In Con for $8,500

Police Bust Duo In Con for $8,500

 

Oakdale Police arrested a 31-year-old Hilmar woman on suspicion of bilking a kind-hearted Oakdale woman out of $8,500 on a bogus story that the ...

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Posted: Nov. 30, 2016 4:03 p.m. | Police Bust Duo In Con for $8,500 Comments 0 Comments
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SOLID SHOWING

SOLID SHOWING

Oakdale High School 2016 alums fared well earlier this fall during their attendance at the FFA National Competition for Livestock Judging. The 2016 FFA State ...

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Central Valley Con Returns

Central Valley Con returns for its second year at the Modesto Centre Plaza and Doubletree Hotel in downtown Modesto on Sunday, Dec. 4. The one ...

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Pet Adoption Event

Pet Adoption Event

This weekend, take time to stop by at a special pet adoption event in Riverbank.

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Prices Stay Steady At Pump

Prices Stay Steady At Pump

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have not moved in the past week, averaging $2.42/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of ...

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Posted: Nov. 30, 2016 11:55 a.m. | Prices Stay Steady At Pump Comments 0 Comments
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Eggman Concedes Race To Denham

Eggman Concedes Race To Denham

With over three weeks passing since the election for the state’s 10th Congressional seat, challenger Michael Eggman has finally conceded, acknowledging defeat to incumbent ...

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OHS Seniors Earn American Heritage Scholarship Funds

OHS Seniors Earn American Heritage Scholarship Funds

A total of five Oakdale High School seniors were among the 19 Stanislaus County students honored last Thursday with monetary scholarships. This fall, 195 high ...

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MOBILE MARKET

MOBILE MARKET

Magnolia Elementary teacher Lauren Brown helps a student with spending her dollars wisely during the school’s recent visit from Food 4 Thought, LLC. Each ...

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OHS Career Center Aids Mustangs Reaching Out

OHS Career Center Aids Mustangs Reaching Out

There’s a lot more going on at the Oakdale High School Career Center than the community may realize.

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School District Seizes Money Saving Opportunity

School District Seizes Money Saving Opportunity

It was a light night for school business Monday evening as the Oakdale Joint Unified School Board members gathered for their monthly school board meeting ...

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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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Sheriff’s Detectives Remind Public Of Infant’s 2011 Death

Sheriff’s Detectives Remind Public Of Infant’s 2011 Death

The Stanislaus Sheriff’s Department announced they still want the public’s help on the five-year anniversary of a newborn baby that was found dead ...

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Posted: Dec. 07, 2016 11:15 a.m. | Sheriff’s Detectives Remind Public Of Infant’s 2011 Death Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale Pair Arrested In Elder Abuse Scam

Oakdale Pair Arrested In Elder Abuse Scam

 

Some heads-up police work led up to the arrest of an Oakdale couple not only for stealing checks from the elderly victim, but scamming Stanislaus ...

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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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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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Body Cameras Debut On Oakdale Officers

Body Cameras Debut On Oakdale Officers

 

In a time when police interactions are under scrutiny by various facets of the public in which the men and women in uniform often find ...

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Police Investigate Shooting

Police Investigate Shooting

Oakdale Police are investigating an early morning shooting that occurred Sunday, Nov. 13, in the 700 block of East J Street.

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CHP Air Operations Receives Excellence Award

CHP Air Operations Receives Excellence Award

An award for Excellence in Police Aviation from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) acknowledges the work of the California Highway Patrol (CHP ...

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Posted: Nov. 16, 2016 10:49 a.m. | CHP Air Operations Receives Excellence Award 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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Posted: Nov. 16, 2016 10:48 a.m. | Police Beat Comments 0 Comments
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CITE Team Fans Out To Cover Citywide Beat

CITE Team Fans Out To Cover Citywide Beat

Traffic officers from Turlock, Modesto, Ceres, Riverbank and the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office converged in the city to join forces with Oakdale Police on ...

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Posted: Nov. 16, 2016 10:40 a.m. | CITE Team Fans Out To Cover Citywide Beat Comments 0 Comments
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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Thankful for the rain, we have had over 5.5 inches since the season started. Now that the ground has good water content, I hope ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

The seventh and eighth grades at Knights Ferry School fixed the community a Thanksgiving Feast last Friday. There were many in attendance! Heaven Tucker liked ...

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Knights Ferry 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 ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

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

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

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 ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

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 ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

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 ...

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Shirley Serpa

Shirley Serpa

Shirley Jean Serpa of Oakdale, CA passed away peacefully at home at the age of 89. She was born in  Greenwood,   PA   and moved to ...

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ROBERT EDWARD GILBERT

ROBERT EDWARD GILBERT

Robert Edward Gilbert, age 93, with his family nearby, died Sunday, November 20 in Oakdale after a brief illness. Born in Oakdale to Amos L ...

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DOROTHY SKINNER

DOROTHY SKINNER

Dorothy Skinner, age 82, passed away on November 24, 2016 at Kaiser Permanente hospital in Modesto, California with her family by her side. Dorothy was ...

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ALTA RAY FANNON GATES

Alta Ray Fannon Gates is survived by her children John W. Gates, Cindy D. Gates, Kelly M. Gates, Steve A. Gates, and Tearsa J. Gates ...

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WILLIAM T. LEDO JR.

Bill and his family moved from Hayward and settled in Oakdale in 1973. He sold real estate and had various other businesses. He belonged to ...

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ALETIA WEBB COPIN

ALETIA WEBB COPIN

Aletia Copin (66) passed from this world peacefully at her home with her loving family surrounding her, following a short illness. She is survived by ...

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GORDON ALBERT PIMLEY

GORDON ALBERT PIMLEY

Gordon Albert Pimley was born on December 12, 1926 to parents William Gordon and Frances Helen (Cole) Pimley in Hayward CA. He entered into eternal ...

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CLAUDIA JEANNE PARRISH

CLAUDIA JEANNE PARRISH

Claudia Jeanne Parrish went peacefully into the hands of the Lord on November 5, 2016 after a short battle with cancer. Claudia was born on ...

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GARY RUSSELL MICHENER

GARY RUSSELL MICHENER

Gary passed away November 15th at Manteca Care & Rehabilitation Center after a short battle with brain cancer. Gary was a lifelong resident of Oakdale; he ...

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DEBORAH N. PINKERTON (HEWITT)

DEBORAH N. PINKERTON (HEWITT)

Deb, wife of Oakdale native, Bret Hewitt, passed away in the afternoon of Sunday, October 23 after a determined and valiant battle of a recurrence ...

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NANCY JEAN KESTERSON DYMKE

NANCY JEAN KESTERSON DYMKE

Nancy passed away Nov. 5, after a battle with cancer. She was born Jan. 17, 1949 to Irving and Patricia Kesterson in Palo Alto, CA ...

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