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RIDE THE WAVES

RIDE THE WAVES

Volunteers from the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary spent some time in Oakdale on Sunday morning, offering free boat inspection checks in the CostLess parking ...

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Lions Pancake Breakfast Continues To Hit The Spot

Lions Pancake Breakfast Continues To Hit The Spot

On a sunny but brisk Sunday morning, members of the Oakdale Lions Club got the coffee brewing by 4 a.m., started setting up tables ...

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Testicle Festival Plating Up Fare

Testicle Festival Plating Up Fare

It’s an Oakdale tradition and there’s never a shortage of hungry people lining up to enjoy a plate of good ol’ fashioned cowboy ...

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General Managers Oppose ‘Water Grab’

General Managers Oppose ‘Water Grab’

In response to what they have termed the state’s “water grab” and in a coordinated, ongoing effort to “Save the Stan,” Oakdale Irrigation District ...

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Wild Spring Storm Brings Wind, Rain

Wild Spring Storm Brings Wind, Rain

There was rain, wind, thunder, but no tornado touched down in Oakdale on Tuesday afternoon, though weather spotters reported some funnel clouds as close by ...

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SPRING SHOW BUNNIES

SPRING SHOW BUNNIES

The annual Oakdale Chamber of Commerce Home Show was staged at the Bianchi Community Center on Friday and Saturday, bringing together a variety of home ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:38 a.m. | SPRING SHOW BUNNIES Comments 0 Comments
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Saturday Brings Motor Madness

Saturday Brings Motor Madness

Just a few days remain for you to get your ticket and join in with the Soroptimist International of Oakdale annual Motor Madness fundraiser. The ...

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CAR CRUNCHES

CAR CRUNCHES

Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:32 a.m. | CAR CRUNCHES Comments 0 Comments
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Dairy Producers Begin Search For New Royalty

Dairy Producers Begin Search For New Royalty

The local dairy industry is now accepting applications from young women wishing to compete for the District 6 (Alameda, Mariposa, Merced, Monterey, San Benito, San ...

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OHS Senior Paulus Attains Eagle Scout Status

OHS Senior Paulus Attains Eagle Scout Status

Oakdale High School senior Garrett Paulus cites perseverance as one of his greatest lessons learned since becoming a Boy Scout when he was in the ...

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Residents Can Sign Up For Life Line Screenings

Residents Can Sign Up For Life Line Screenings

Residents living in and around the Oakdale area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:23 a.m. | Residents Can Sign Up For Life Line Screenings Comments 0 Comments
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Families And Friends Use Hearts, Feet To Fight Cancer

Families And Friends Use Hearts, Feet To Fight Cancer

In its 17th year, walkers will go around the clock in the battle against cancer during the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Oakdale ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:19 a.m. | Families And Friends Use Hearts, Feet To Fight Cancer Comments 0 Comments
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Young 4-H Club Members Compete In Speech Contest

Young 4-H Club Members Compete In Speech Contest

By MOLLY TERPSTRA

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:14 a.m. | Young 4-H Club Members Compete In Speech Contest  Comments 0 Comments
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Women’s Club Gathers

Come join in the fun at the April 4 meeting of the Oakdale Women’s Club. It is going to be April in Paris. Wear ...

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Oakdale Man Booked On Child Pornography Counts

Oakdale Man Booked On Child Pornography Counts

Oakdale Police Detectives arrested Michael Bidwell, a 60-year-old resident of Oakdale, Thursday morning, March 16, related to a child pornography investigation.

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Posted: Mar. 17, 2017 10:16 a.m. | Oakdale Man Booked On Child Pornography Counts Comments 0 Comments
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Single Engine Challenger Crash Claims Modesto Pilot

Single Engine Challenger Crash Claims Modesto Pilot

The mid-morning crash of a single engine Challenger II CWS aircraft at the Oakdale Airport on Saturday, March 11 claimed the life of a 78-year-old ...

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Civil War Battles Staged In Knights Ferry

Civil War Battles Staged In Knights Ferry

The annual reenactment of the Civil War was staged over the weekend in Knights Ferry, with a pair of battles on Saturday and two more ...

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Area Runner, Author Begins Unique ‘8 In 8’ Journey At Modesto Marathon

Area Runner, Author Begins Unique ‘8 In 8’ Journey At Modesto Marathon

To the outside eye Matt Fitzgerald may appear to be just another runner, logging miles in the early morning or midafternoon hours as he circles ...

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 10:59 a.m. | Area Runner, Author Begins Unique ‘8 In 8’ Journey At Modesto Marathon  Comments 0 Comments
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Chamber Home Show, Saturday Chili Cook Off

Chamber Home Show, Saturday Chili Cook Off

It will be a busy couple of days at the city’s Gene Bianchi Community Center, with the annual Oakdale Home Show sponsored by the ...

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 10:56 a.m. | Chamber Home Show, Saturday Chili Cook Off Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale Shop Maintains Up Cycle Focus

Oakdale Shop Maintains Up Cycle Focus

By TERESA HAMMOND

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 10:53 a.m. | Oakdale Shop Maintains Up Cycle Focus  Comments 0 Comments
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Ceja Takes Title As Oakdale’s Distinguished Young Woman

Ceja Takes Title As Oakdale’s Distinguished Young Woman

The annual Distinguished Young Women of Oakdale program, sponsored by Soroptimist International of Oakdale, was held Saturday, March 11, at Magnolia School Auditorium. Oakdale High ...

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 10:51 a.m. | Ceja Takes Title As Oakdale’s Distinguished Young Woman Comments 0 Comments
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Lawsuit Clarification Act Aims To Aid Businesses

Lawsuit Clarification Act Aims To Aid Businesses

In an effort to combat frivolous lawsuits, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) has introduced H.R. 1493, the ADA Lawsuit Clarification Act. The bill ...

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 10:46 a.m. | Lawsuit Clarification Act Aims To Aid Businesses Comments 0 Comments
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Rob Ely Due To Perform At Soroptimist Fundraiser

Rob Ely Due To Perform At Soroptimist Fundraiser

Soroptimist International of Oakdale will host its annual Motor Madness fundraiser on Saturday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m., at the Gene Bianchi Community ...

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 10:41 a.m. | Rob Ely Due To Perform At Soroptimist Fundraiser Comments 0 Comments
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Local Group Shows Solidarity Against Pipeline

Local Group Shows Solidarity Against Pipeline

By RAYMOND GIBSON

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 10:39 a.m. | Local Group Shows Solidarity Against Pipeline Comments 0 Comments
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Community Briefs

Community Briefs

Pancake Breakfast

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 10:34 a.m. | Community Briefs  Comments 0 Comments
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Science Fair’s Top Honors Presented

Science Fair’s Top Honors Presented

Elementary and Oakdale Junior High students were recently acknowledged for their work in the 34th Annual Science Fair. Approximately 70 projects will represent Oakdale Joint ...

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YES Company Auditions For Summer Production

YES (Youth Entertainment Stage) Company is seeking Stanislaus County students in grades 7-12, to be actors, singers, dancers, and crew members for the production of ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:41 a.m. | YES Company Auditions For Summer Production Comments 0 Comments
HOOPS BATTLE

HOOPS BATTLE

Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:36 a.m. | HOOPS BATTLE Comments 0 Comments
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OJUSD, CTCNC Joins Forces To Offer Career, College Options

OJUSD, CTCNC Joins Forces To Offer Career, College Options

Administrators and staff of the Oakdale Joint Unified School District are doing more than speaking of College and Career readiness, they continue to put action ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:34 a.m. | OJUSD, CTCNC Joins Forces To Offer Career, College Options Comments 0 Comments
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Volunteer Tutors Needed To Teach Adults To Read

Volunteer Tutors Needed To Teach Adults To Read

Volunteers aged 18 and over are urgently needed to work with adult literacy students in Stanislaus County. Orientation and training for new tutors will take ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:27 a.m. | Volunteer Tutors Needed To Teach Adults To Read Comments 0 Comments
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MJC Hosts New Student Days To Enroll First Time Attendees

MJC Hosts New Student Days To Enroll First Time Attendees

Modesto Junior College will host its fourth annual “New Student Day” events to enroll high school seniors and other first time students on Saturdays, April ...

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Music Fills the Air at Oakdale High School

Music Fills the Air at Oakdale High School

Gathering together for a festive evening, young musicians in the Oakdale Joint Unified School District performed for the community this past week, offering up several ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:17 a.m. | Music Fills the Air at Oakdale High School Comments 0 Comments
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Sun Shines Bright On SOS Fun Run

Sun Shines Bright On SOS Fun Run

As if made to order, the sun was out shining on close to 275 runners/walkers on Saturday for the Eighth Annual Support Oakdale Schools ...

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School Board Continues Securing Student Futures

School Board Continues Securing Student Futures

It was a Monday night with a light agenda and a sparse audience for the March 13 meeting of the Oakdale school board. OJUSD Board ...

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County Office Of Education Student Wellness Workshop

Stanislaus County Office of Education’s Prevention Programs Department is hosting a “Building Resiliency for College Success and Student Wellness” Workshop on Monday, March 20 ...

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Oakdale Students Put Best Science Foot Forward

Oakdale Students Put Best Science Foot Forward

From all grade levels and every corner of the science spectrum, teams of students and individual entrants put their science fair projects on display for ...

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Posted: Mar. 08, 2017 11:17 a.m. | Oakdale Students Put Best Science Foot Forward Comments 0 Comments
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READY TO ROLL

READY TO ROLL

Young and old will once again toe the line on Saturday, March 11 for the Eighth Annual SOS Fun Run. The community event will be ...

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Annual Occupational Olympics Exposition Scheduled March 30

Approximately 700 Stanislaus County high school students will converge on the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds in Turlock on Thursday, March 30 for the 32nd Annual Occupational ...

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CLASS PROJECT

CLASS PROJECT

Members of the OHS Leadership Class collected books all this week for kindergarten through sixth grade students. These books will be distributed next week among ...

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Posted: Mar. 01, 2017 10:06 a.m. | CLASS PROJECT Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale’s Distinguished Young Women Get Stage Ready

The annual Distinguished Young Women of Oakdale program will be held on Saturday, March 11, at 7 p.m. at Magnolia School Auditorium. Soroptimist International ...

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Stanislaus Community Foundation Seeking Scholarship Applications

The Stanislaus Community Foundation Scholarship Program offers financial assistance to Stanislaus County residents pursuing studies at an accredited college, university or vocational college through 18 ...

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Police Arrest Local Man In Pornography Case

Police Arrest Local Man In Pornography Case

An Oakdale man is expected to face further court action following his arrest on child pornography charges.

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Preliminary Hearing In Pettit Murder Case

Preliminary Hearing In Pettit Murder Case

Testimony over a couple of days in Stanislaus County Superior Court this past week was part of the preliminary hearing in a murder and arson ...

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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: Mar. 15, 2017 10:36 a.m. | POLICE BEAT 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: Mar. 08, 2017 9:39 a.m. | POLICE BEAT 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: Mar. 01, 2017 9:57 a.m. | Police Beat Comments 0 Comments
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Slight Spring Drop Seen In Weekly Pump Prices

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.81/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:26 a.m. | Slight Spring Drop Seen In Weekly Pump Prices Comments 0 Comments

OID Director Boundaries May See Adjustments

A proposal to adjust the boundaries of the Oakdale Irrigation District Board of Directors’ Divisions will be reviewed next week.

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County Schedules Several ADA Evaluation Meetings

County Schedules Several ADA Evaluation Meetings

In order to provide accessibility for all residents and visitors, Stanislaus County is preparing its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Self- Evaluation and Transition Plan.

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Posted: Mar. 08, 2017 11:10 a.m. | County Schedules Several ADA Evaluation Meetings Comments 0 Comments
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SWORN IN TO SERVICE

SWORN IN TO SERVICE

Posted: Mar. 08, 2017 9:37 a.m. | SWORN IN TO SERVICE Comments 0 Comments
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Denham’s Office Slates District Visit In Oakdale

Denham’s Office Slates District Visit In Oakdale

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) has announced Mobile District Office Hours for the month of March 2017. Mobile District Office Hours are an opportunity ...

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Posted: Mar. 01, 2017 9:28 a.m. | Denham’s Office Slates District Visit In Oakdale Comments 0 Comments
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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

The 20th annual Parent/Teacher Club’s Dinner and Auction was a great success. The guests enjoyed a good dinner catered by Bob and Margaret ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

The lovely spring air was rent with cannon booms this weekend with the Civil War re-enactors battling by the bridge. The North and South were ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Quite a thunderstorm Sunday afternoon, complete with good size hail. Was fun to watch the progression of the clouds.

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Spring is coming - the Sandhill Cranes are flying north!

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

This Friday we will be meeting at the Valley Home park. We will be discussing our annual fundraisers and putting together a “mow the park ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

How beautiful spring is in Valley Home! The sight of livestock grazing peacefully in lush green pastures, lovely white/pink almond blossoms as far as ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

“Read Across America” was celebrated in Valley Home this past week. With March 2nd being Dr. Seuss’ birthday, our Valley Home students had the chance ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

A patriotic day at Valley Home School ... KAT Country Radio made the trip to Valley Home! On Friday, February 22nd our 4th through 8th grade ...

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LEONARDO BARRON TORRES

LEONARDO BARRON TORRES

Leonardo Barron Torres, son of Guadalupe and Francisca Torres, was born June 28, 1927 in Liberty Hill, Texas and departed this life on February 16 ...

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DIANE HENLEY

DIANE HENLEY

Diane M. Henley, 73, died Thursday, February 23 in Modesto after an illness.

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Posted: Mar. 14, 2017 5:19 p.m. | DIANE HENLEY Comments 0 Comments
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BARBARA RAE (HARVEY) GILBERT

BARBARA RAE (HARVEY) GILBERT

“Mom’s First Baby Girl”

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Posted: Feb. 28, 2017 6:16 p.m. | BARBARA RAE (HARVEY) GILBERT Comments 0 Comments
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HAROLD CHRISTIAN NOBBE

HAROLD CHRISTIAN NOBBE

A native of Livingston, Ca, Harold passed away at Valley Comfort Assisted Living in Modesto at the age of 93. He had been a resident ...

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Posted: Feb. 28, 2017 6:15 p.m. | HAROLD CHRISTIAN NOBBE Comments 0 Comments
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LEE RODDY

LEE RODDY

Lee Roddy, age 95 who grew up in Oakdale, and authored 60-plus books, died February 2nd, 2017 in his Grass Valley retirement home. Roddy is ...

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CHRISTI DREWREY

CHRISTI DREWREY

Christi Drewrey left this earth on February 9th, 2017. Christi enjoyed football - big 49ers fan, wrestling (especially John Cena), cooking and shopping. She is survived ...

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THOMAS WILLIAM HOLDAWAY

Tom. Dad. Little Brother. Tamahhss. No matter what name you knew him as, or called him, this man will definitely be mourned and is already ...

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Posted: Feb. 28, 2017 6:11 p.m. | THOMAS WILLIAM HOLDAWAY Comments 0 Comments
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