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Council Requests Cannabis Ordinance Modifications

Council Requests Cannabis Ordinance Modifications

While Oakdale has long identified itself as staunchly conservative in both politics and economic growth – as evidenced by the strong turn-out for Monday night’s ...

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Host Families Being Sought

Council for Educational Travel USA (CETUSA), a non-profit high school organization, is currently looking for volunteer Host Families to host incoming students participating in their ...

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Veterans Assistance At Mobile Offices

Veterans Assistance At Mobile Offices

Many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they’ve earned. There’s so much to know ... and so many changes from one year to ...

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Claims Expediting Notice Issued By Commission

Claims Expediting Notice Issued By Commission

California State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones issued a notice to insurers asking them to agree to expedited claims handling procedures for wildfire damage claims in ...

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Community Briefs

Community Briefs

Young Eagles Day

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Area Gasoline Prices Show Slight Decline

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have fallen 2.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.86/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 10:23 a.m. | Area Gasoline Prices Show Slight Decline Comments 0 Comments

Draft Rail Plan Supports Amtrak, ACE Expansion

Caltrans has released its Draft 2018 State Rail Plan, which features near-term improvements for the two services managed by the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission ...

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PARK IN PERIL

PARK IN PERIL

With the annual Veterans’ Day services fast approaching, one Oakdale resident is concerned about the deterioration she is seeking at Fish Memorial Park in the ...

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Officials Confirm Dates For 2018 Stanislaus Fair

Officials Confirm Dates For 2018 Stanislaus Fair

Stanislaus County Fair officials have confirmed the dates for the 107th Fair in 2018.

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 10:18 a.m. | Officials Confirm Dates For 2018 Stanislaus Fair Comments 0 Comments
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Closure Of South Yosemite Sees Major Traffic Impact

Closure Of South Yosemite Sees Major Traffic Impact

City of Oakdale Public Services crews have been out in force the past couple of days getting started on a major improvement project along South ...

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Four Hopefuls Meet In OID Candidate Forum

Four Hopefuls Meet In OID Candidate Forum

Hosted by the League of Women Voters and staged in the Oakdale City Council Chambers, four candidates vying for two Oakdale Irrigation District Division posts ...

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YOUNG ROYALS

YOUNG ROYALS

Chosen as royalty for the 2017 Oakdale High School Homecoming, Grace Green, left, was named Queen and Alisha Martinho, Princess. The coronation was held during ...

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Community Reaches Out To Support Fire Victims

Community Reaches Out To Support Fire Victims

It could be said that the community of Oakdale has long arms when it comes to reaching out to help those in need. Known as ...

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Homecoming Fun For All Hits Community

Homecoming Fun For All Hits Community

From the big wins for the football teams on the gridiron to the annual Powder Puff game and crowning of new royalty, it was a ...

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OHS Offers Disney’s Beauty And The Beast

OHS Offers Disney’s Beauty And The Beast

Oakdale High School Drama students under the direction of drama instructor Bryan Mills plan to stage Disney’s Beauty and The Beast. The musical is ...

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Seniors Reign Supreme In Powder Puff Action

Seniors Reign Supreme In Powder Puff Action

After last year’s “tie” during the Homecoming Week Powder Puff game, this year’s senior group wanted to make sure there was not any ...

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Bloomingcamp Ranch Harvest Festival A Hit

Bloomingcamp Ranch Harvest Festival A Hit

Valley weather proved made to order last Saturday and Sunday, as Bloomingcamp Ranch hosted its Annual Harvest Festival. Foot traffic stayed steady between the hours ...

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Community Health Fair Set

The Kyle MacFarlane Foundation is hosting a Community Health Fair at the Gene Bianchi Community Center in Oakdale later this month.

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Lifeline Screening In Oakdale

Stay stroke free – plan to attend the Life Line Screening in Oakdale at the Gene Bianchi Community Center on Monday, Oct. 16.

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South Yosemite Closure Due Between F And J Streets

South Yosemite Closure Due Between F And J Streets

The City of Oakdale (Public Services) will be performing Surface Improvement construction activities on South Yosemite Avenue from F Street to J Street over the ...

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Posted: Oct. 14, 2017 3:45 p.m. | South Yosemite Closure Due Between F And J Streets Comments 0 Comments
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Deputies Investigating Suspicious Deaths

Deputies Investigating Suspicious Deaths

Two Oakdale men have been identified as the victims found on property in the 5900 block of Claribel Road, off Langworth, on the outskirts of ...

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State, National Gas Prices Still Declining

State, National Gas Prices Still Declining

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have fallen 2.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.90/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy ...

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Posted: Oct. 11, 2017 10:40 a.m. | State, National Gas Prices Still Declining Comments 0 Comments
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TRAFFIC IMPACT

TRAFFIC IMPACT

Oakdale Police issued a Friday afternoon advisory, Oct. 6, that due to a traffic accident involving a power pole the roadway at East G Street ...

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Utility Relocation Along River Road

Utility Relocation Along River Road

A project running now through Friday, Oct. 13, will see PG&E crews relocating utilities on River Road as part of the McHenry Avenue improvement ...

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DREAM IT CONFERENCE

DREAM IT CONFERENCE

Local service organization Soroptimist International of Oakdale is sponsoring a “Dream It, Be It” conference for seventh through tenth grade girls who reside in Oakdale ...

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Senior Menu

Senior Menu

Senior lunches are served Monday through Friday at the Gladys L. Lemmons Senior Center in Oakdale. Call to reserve a lunch, 303-0946.

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Elementary Kids Jog For Fun(ds)

Elementary Kids Jog For Fun(ds)

The annual Jog-a-Thon for the elementary students in Oakdale was hosted on Friday morning, with the smoke from Northern California fires lifting to keep air ...

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Foothill Horizons Plans Dedication

Foothill Horizons Plans Dedication

The Stanislaus County Office of Education and Foothill Horizons Outdoor School will host a special dedication ceremony to commemorate the official opening of “Carl’s ...

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Second Annual Color Run Sets New Record

Second Annual Color Run Sets New Record

The sky was colored blue, yellow, red and purple as over 700 Oakdale Junior High School students participated in the Second Annual Color Run on ...

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College Info, Application Workshop Offered By MJC

College Info, Application Workshop Offered By MJC

The Modesto Junior College Office of Student Equity presents “Sabado De Educacion,” a free workshop to inform the public about educational opportunities and campus resources ...

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Fair Oaks Welcomes Ag Day Presenters, Visitors

Fair Oaks Welcomes Ag Day Presenters, Visitors

From the furry friends to the smooth eggs on display, the chance to twirl a rope and do some dummy roping to getting an up ...

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DEDICATION DAY

DEDICATION DAY

Superintendent of Schools Marc Malone, left, was joined by Oakdale High School Future Farmers of America students as well as Agriculture Department leaders and a ...

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HELPING HANDS

HELPING HANDS

Cloverland Elementary Student Council recently organized a Spirit Day fundraiser in support of the recent hurricane victims. Students wearing red or white the day of ...

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SWEET CHALLENGE

SWEET CHALLENGE

Oakdale High School recently hosted its Annual 100 foot Ice Cream Sundae Challenge for the freshman class. Over 100 freshmen participated in the event, finishing ...

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Student Librarians Are Hands On Helpers

Student Librarians Are Hands On Helpers

Fair Oaks Elementary School has more than a new library and media center on campus. Thanks to the leadership and passion of Library Technician Geneva ...

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Stanislaus State Schedules Reflecting Pond Dedication

Stanislaus State Schedules Reflecting Pond Dedication

California State University, Stanislaus will dedicate its iconic Reflecting Pond to Dr. Marvalene Hughes, president emerita of Stanislaus State, at 6 p.m. on Friday ...

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Posted: Sep. 27, 2017 10:26 a.m. | Stanislaus State Schedules Reflecting Pond Dedication Comments 0 Comments
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Educational Foundation Dinner Set For Saturday

Educational Foundation Dinner Set For Saturday

Oakdale Educational Foundation will host its annual fundraiser this Saturday, Sept. 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. The event will be ...

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BEAR COUNCIL

BEAR COUNCIL

Magnolia Elementary School recently elected its slate of Student Council officers for the 2017-2018 school year. Photographed left to right are: Maya Baza, President; Grace ...

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FALCON LEADERSHIP

FALCON LEADERSHIP

Fair Oaks Elementary School has elected its Student Council officers for the 2017-2018 school year. Photographed left to right are: Grant Gardner, Sergeant-at-Arms; Presley Barnes ...

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COUGARS IN CHARGE

COUGARS IN CHARGE

Cloverland Elementary School has elected its Student Council officers for the 2017-2018 school year. Photographed left to right are: Zane Thompson, President; Logan Daley, Vice ...

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Posted: Sep. 27, 2017 10:19 a.m. | COUGARS IN CHARGE Comments 0 Comments
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Junior High Event Promotes Inclusion

Junior High Event Promotes Inclusion

With increased attention on bullying and loneliness in the schools, the Oakdale Junior High School Leadership Club sponsored an event Friday, Sept. 22 during both ...

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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: Oct. 18, 2017 10:24 a.m. | POLICE BEAT Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale Men Found Dead At Claribel Road Home

Oakdale Men Found Dead At Claribel Road Home

The investigation continues into a double homicide between Oakdale and Riverbank, with the discovery of two bodies on property in the 5900 block of Claribel ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 10:09 a.m. | Oakdale Men Found Dead At Claribel Road Home 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: Oct. 11, 2017 10:36 a.m. | Police Beat Comments 0 Comments
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Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

In support and appreciation of local Law Enforcement, area communities are invited to join together for a fun filled day of fellowship, community vendors, food ...

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Posted: Oct. 04, 2017 10:32 a.m. | Law Enforcement Appreciation Day 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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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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Denham Due In Oakdale

Denham Due In Oakdale

Mobile District Office (MDO) hours for October, 2017 have been announced by Congressman Jeff Denham, where 10th district residents can get help with specific casework ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry School had a very busy week! On Thursday, they hosted Roberts Ferry for volleyball and flag football games and on Friday, the entire ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

The time has come for our town to say good-bye to Barbara and Lynn Burroughs as they move to Texas to be near Rhett and ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

The Knights Ferry Jr. High students hosted a very successful concert fundraiser on Saturday. The students would like to extend a very special thank you ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

It’s officially fall in town; the leaves are falling and the wind is slightly blowing but the sun is still shining! The upcoming weekend ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

It’s here! This Saturday, October 21st is our Valley Home School Harvest Festival! The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. and continues through ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 10:20 a.m. | Valley Home News Comments 0 Comments
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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Happy Fall to all! Such lovely weather, warm autumn days, gentle breezes bring fall leaves fluttering to the ground, the heat of the afternoon sun ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Wow! Can you believe we are already in October? Time seems to be just flying by. With that thought in mind, it is time to ...

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Valley Home News

Valley Home News

Today, September 27th is the deadline to sign up for the CPR class to be held in Knights Ferry. This important class is offered free ...

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KARIN LAVERDA BRICKER (COLE)

KARIN LAVERDA BRICKER (COLE)

Karin passed away in the early hours of Sunday, October 8th, at home surrounded by her loving family.

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CHRISTINA LYNNE TOLLESON

CHRISTINA LYNNE TOLLESON

Christina Lynne Tolleson, age 48 of Oakdale, died at home after a short illness.

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CHRISTINA LYNNE TOLLESON

CHRISTINA LYNNE TOLLESON

Christina Lynne Tolleson, age 48 of Oakdale, died at home after a short illness.

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SM “SPENCE” BUSSELL JR / VIRGINIA ANN “GINNY” BUSSELL

SM “SPENCE” BUSSELL JR / VIRGINIA ANN “GINNY” BUSSELL

Spence and Ginny Bussell were married on March 29, 1947 and celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary this year. They are survived by their four children ...

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KARIN RICHARDSON

KARIN RICHARDSON

Karin Richardson, 77, died at Stanford Hospital on September 3, 2017 after battling a brief illness.

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EMILIA FREITAS PARRIERA

EMILIA FREITAS PARRIERA

Emilia Freitas Parriera, 95, passed away unexpectedly. She was born in Stockton, CA to Antonio S. Rosa and Rose Freitas Rosa. She was raised on ...

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HERMAN PANTEL

HERMAN PANTEL

Herman Pantel was born and raised in Oakdale, California. He married his high school sweetheart Genevieve Steyer in 1945. He served in the Navy during ...

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SHIRLEY “HAPPY” CASEY

In Adona, AK on July 28, 1925 Shirley Lavon “Happy” McCall was born to Hallie Edith and James Franklin McCall. Happy is the 7th child ...

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LOIS MAE RAMOS

Lois Mae Ramos joined her heavenly father on Monday, September 11, 2017. She passed away peacefully in her sleep. She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota ...

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