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Worst earthquake since Loma Prieta shakes Napa Valley

Worst earthquake since Loma Prieta shakes Napa Valley

 

The Napa Valley area is under a state of emergency following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck between Napa and American Canyon at 3:20 a.m. today. This was the largest earthquake in the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, almost 25 years ago.

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Oakdale Police To Dispatch For Newman Officers

Oakdale Police To Dispatch For Newman Officers

 

In a move that aids the Oakdale Police Department with increased staffing in its communication center, Chief Lester Jenkins announced the city will pursue providing dispatch services for the Newman Police Department.

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Intercepted Package Leads To Drug Takedown

Intercepted Package Leads To Drug Takedown

 

 

A federal investigation regarding the recovery of 20 intercepted packages at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City led to the arrest of two Modesto residents by the Oakdale Police Department on Wednesday, Sept 17.

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Connector Ramp Closure On I-5 This Weekend

 

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the connector ramp from northbound Interstate 5 (I-5) to eastbound State Route 4/Crosstown Freeway for highway construction.

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Posted: Sep. 18, 2014 11:53 a.m. | Updated: Sep. 18, 2014 11:53 a.m. | Connector Ramp Closure On I-5 This Weekend Comments 0 Comments
Almond Pavilion Set To Re-Emerge As Downtown Destination

Almond Pavilion Set To Re-Emerge As Downtown Destination

 

 

After laying dormant for over four years, Oakdale’s Almond Pavilion is looking to make a revival with new ownership, management, and an interior renovation to bring it back to a premiere wedding, banquet, events, conference, and meeting venue in the city.

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Fiery Dialogue On Airport

Fiery Dialogue On Airport

As the FAA and Stanislaus Grand Jury are investigating the Oakdale Airport and asking for more information about how it charges its rates, city officials decided on Monday, Sept. 15 to enter into a long-term lease with an established tenant that is the focus of the economic discrimination accusation.

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Observance Remembers 9-11 Tragedy

Observance Remembers 9-11 Tragedy

It’s a day those who lived through will never forget – Sept. 11, 2001.

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Emergency Domestic Water Well Financial Assistance Offered

On Aug. 26, the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors approved a pilot program to assist domestic/residential well owners that are experiencing “dry well” conditions. Loans will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis after a fully completed application is received and approved.

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Riverbank Murder Suspect Found In Turlock

Riverbank Murder Suspect Found In Turlock

 

 

Stanislaus Sheriff’s investigators announced a Riverbank man wanted in connection with a homicide last month that left a 59-year-old man dead was arrested Wednesday night, Sept. 10 in Turlock.

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Grand Jury Exploring Airport Matters - FAA Still Wants More Info

The Stanislaus Civil Grand Jury has made a formal request to the City of Oakdale for records pertaining to the operation and maintenance of Oakdale Municipal Airport according to an Aug. 27 letter shared by Oakdale City Manager Bryan Whitemyer.

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Posted: Sep. 10, 2014 3:20 p.m. | Grand Jury Exploring Airport Matters - FAA Still Wants More Info Comments 0 Comments

Laced Candy Sends Student To Hospital

Oakdale Police are investigating an incident where two Oakdale High School students, girls, both 14, claimed to have ingested candy laced with an unknown substance causing them to become ill.

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Highway Patrol Enforcement Effort Yields Citations

 

California Highway Patrol Officers along the Freeway 99 corridor stretching from Bakersfield in the south to Modesto in the north issued 405 citations for distracted driving violations.

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Posted: Sep. 05, 2014 1:55 p.m. | Updated: Sep. 07, 2014 12:00 p.m. | Highway Patrol Enforcement Effort Yields Citations Comments 0 Comments
Grand Jury Exploring Airport Matters

Grand Jury Exploring Airport Matters

 

 

The Stanislaus Civil Grand Jury has made a formal request to the City of Oakdale for records pertaining to the operation and maintenance of Oakdale Municipal Airport according to an Aug. 27 letter shared by Oakdale City Manager Bryan Whitemyer.

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Posted: Sep. 05, 2014 3:27 p.m. | Updated: Sep. 06, 2014 10:24 a.m. | Grand Jury Exploring Airport Matters Comments 0 Comments
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Police Investigate Drug OD By Infant

Police Investigate Drug OD By Infant

 

 

Oakdale Police are investigating the circumstances that sent a nine-month old female to the hospital due to an opiate overdose in the early morning hours on Thursday, Sept. 4. The infant is recovering in a Madera hospital.

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Laced Candy Sends OHS Student To Hospital

Laced Candy Sends OHS Student To Hospital

 

 

Oakdale Police are investigating an incident where two Oakdale High School students, girls, both 14, claimed to have ingested candy laced with an unknown substance causing them to become ill.

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Ball Forced To Can Workers – ConAgra Decision Impacts 159

Ball Forced To Can Workers – ConAgra Decision Impacts 159

Oakdale’s largest employer’s decision to contract to a foreign company has affected the jobs of the city’s third largest employer, who as a result, will be cutting over half of its workforce this fall.

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Posted: Sep. 02, 2014 5:51 p.m. | Updated: Sep. 03, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Ball Forced To Can Workers – ConAgra Decision Impacts 159 Comments 0 Comments
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OID Meeting - Directors Review Drought Plan Options

Even a winter blessed by above-average Valley rain and Sierra snow won’t be enough to eliminate the ongoing effects of the three-year drought in California, Oakdale Irrigation District directors were told Tuesday morning.

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Posted: Sep. 02, 2014 5:53 p.m. | Updated: Sep. 03, 2014 1:00 a.m. | OID Meeting - Directors Review Drought Plan Options Comments 0 Comments

Operation Lifesaver Marks September As Rail Safety Month

 

There are 5,352 miles of railroad in California and 10,285 grade crossings. Last year there were 72 trespasser fatalities and 41 highway-rail crossing fatalities, all of which could have been avoided if trespassers and drivers were obeying the laws. California ranks #1 in the nation in both Trespassing and Grade Crossing Deaths. Last year in California there were a total of 146 highway grade-crossing incidents.

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Duo Arrested For Theft of Dead Man’s Assets

Duo Arrested For Theft of Dead Man’s Assets

 

 

A coroner’s investigation into the next of kin for a deceased homeless man led detectives to discover that $18,000 had been taken from the dead man’s bank account the day after his death.

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Care Center Welcomes New Resident Cat

Care Center Welcomes New Resident Cat

Amid plenty of pomp and circumstance, Oak Valley Care Center welcomed a new resident on Friday.

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Ball Can Cuts 159 Jobs

Ball Can Cuts 159 Jobs

 

 

Oakdale’s largest employer’s decision to contract to a foreign company has affected the jobs of the third largest employer, who as a result, will be cutting over half of its workforce this fall.

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Ten-Year Milestone For UC Merced

 

The University of California, Merced, marks a major milestone this week with the start of the 2014-15 academic year — its 10th since opening its doors in 2005 as the first new UC campus in 40 years.

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Area Camp Celebrates 90th Year Of Getting Dirty

Area Camp Celebrates 90th Year Of Getting Dirty

 

 

Dirt trails, rustic cabins, ropes courses and 20 acres of possibility were home to 254 campers this summer as guests of Camp Jack Hazard, celebrating its 90th anniversary year.

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Wife Says Standoff Could Have Been Averted

 

 

An Oakdale woman claims her family has been “traumatized and falsely labeled” after a hostage incident requiring a police response involving her husband last month. She believes the whole ordeal could have been prevented had hospital mental health officials handled his admissions properly on two separate occasions over a four-day period, including the day of the incident.

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Fatal Accident On Highway 108

Emergency personnel responded to a fatal injury accident midafternoon Tuesday, Aug. 26 along Highway 108 near Lover’s Leap. Initial reports from the scene indicated at least one confirmed fatality in the crash that occurred about 2:30 p.m., with the Stanislaus County Coroner called to the scene, and two others listed as ‘critical’ when transported out. At least one victim was flown out via air ambulance and authorities reported victims had serious burns due to the crash and a vehicle fire, which also started an adjacent field fire.

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Posted: Aug. 26, 2014 4:33 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 27, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Fatal Accident On Highway 108 Comments 0 Comments

Chamber Endorses Measure Y

Members of the Oakdale Chamber of Commerce became involved in the upcoming local election and voted to endorse and support Measure Y – the local sales tax imitative that will continue the half-cent sales tax.

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Posted: Aug. 26, 2014 4:44 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 27, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Chamber Endorses Measure Y Comments 0 Comments
OHS Welcomes Newest Vice Principal

OHS Welcomes Newest Vice Principal

The 2014-15 school year has gotten off to a quick start for newly appointed Oakdale High School Vice-Principal of Supervision and Attendance, Jim Lake. The recently appointed VP has just a little over three weeks under his Administrator belt with Oakdale Joint Unified School District but he has found settling in anything but difficult.

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Multi-Year Plan - Board Reviews School Strategy

Multi-Year Plan - Board Reviews School Strategy

Oakdale City Council Chambers held more residents than usual on Monday night, as the Oakdale Joint Unified School District conducted its second board meeting for the 2014-15 school year.

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Student Representative Pabalan Prepared For Transition

Student Representative Pabalan Prepared For Transition

Next Monday, Sept. 8 Oakdale High School senior Rachelle Pabalan will settle into yet one more seat of responsibility. Pabalan will be in attendance at her second Oakdale Joint Unified School Board meeting. The 2014-15 Student School Board Representative (sworn in at the Aug. 11 session) is ready to add one more feather to her ever-flourishing cap.

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The Apple’s Core - Schools Take A Bite Out Of First Phase

The Apple’s Core - Schools Take A Bite Out Of First Phase

The 2014-15 school year marks a critical turning point for Oakdale Joint Unified School District administrators, teachers and most importantly, students. Effective this school year all school sites will be adopting a new math curriculum in keeping with the national Common Core State Standards.

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Posted: Aug. 26, 2014 4:31 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 27, 2014 1:00 a.m. | The Apple’s Core - Schools Take A Bite Out Of First Phase Comments 0 Comments
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Coyotes Howl Over Birthday

Coyotes Howl Over Birthday

It was a decade ago that the Oakdale Joint Unified School District welcomed its newest campus in over 50 years. In August 2005 Sierra View Elementary School greeted its first 700-plus students.

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Posted: Aug. 26, 2014 4:43 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 27, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Coyotes Howl Over Birthday Comments 0 Comments
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Sierra View - Musical Entertainment For The Masses

A variety of artists will be hitting the stage at J-H Ranch in Oakdale for the sixth annual Sierra View Music Festival as local resident and business owner, Jim Brunk, brings big name bands and sounds to this small town on Saturday, Aug. 23. Gates open at 1 p.m. and the music will start at 1:30 p.m.

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Posted: Aug. 12, 2014 3:58 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 13, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Sierra View - Musical Entertainment For The Masses Comments 0 Comments
Backpacks And Lunch Sacks – Back To School

Backpacks And Lunch Sacks – Back To School

 

There is indeed no rest for the weary in the way of education. Today marks the final ‘official’ day of Summer Break 2014 as students, teachers and administrators throughout the Oakdale Joint Unified School District prepare for the first day of school.

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Posted: Aug. 05, 2014 5:58 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 06, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Backpacks And Lunch Sacks – Back To School Comments 0 Comments
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Round ‘Em Up

 

 

There is just barely a week of summer break left for students in the Oakdale Joint Unified School District. The first day of school districtwide is set for Thursday, Aug. 7. While the elementary age students may fill this final week with backpack shopping or playdates, the upper grades are busy at their respective campuses.

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Posted: Jul. 30, 2014 9:49 a.m. | Round ‘Em Up Comments 0 Comments
Day Camp Wraps Action Packed Summer

Day Camp Wraps Action Packed Summer

This week marks the final week of Oakdale’s Super Summer Camp program offered through the Oakdale Joint Unified School District. Camp is open to students in kindergarten through sixth grade and campers can attend any or all of the weeklong summer sessions.

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Posted: Jul. 22, 2014 2:47 p.m. | Updated: Jul. 23, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Day Camp Wraps Action Packed Summer Comments 0 Comments
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Murder Suspect Now In Jail

Murder Suspect Now In Jail

Stanislaus Sheriff’s investigators announced a Riverbank man wanted in connection with a homicide last month that left a 59-year-old man dead was arrested Wednesday night, Sept. 10 in Turlock.

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Posted: Sep. 16, 2014 6:01 p.m. | Updated: Sep. 17, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Murder Suspect Now In Jail Comments 0 Comments
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Police Investigate Infant Overdose

Oakdale Police are investigating the circumstances that sent a nine-month old female to the hospital due to an opiate overdose in the early morning hours on Thursday, Sept. 4. The infant is recovering in a Madera hospital.

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Two Arrested In Theft Of Dead Man’s Assets

Two Arrested In Theft Of Dead Man’s Assets

A coroner’s investigation into the next of kin for a deceased homeless man led detectives to discover that $18,000 had been taken from the dead man’s bank account the day after his death.

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Posted: Sep. 02, 2014 5:53 p.m. | Updated: Sep. 03, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Two Arrested In Theft Of Dead Man’s Assets Comments 0 Comments
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Riverbank Homicide Suspect Sought In Area

Riverbank Homicide Suspect Sought In Area

Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating the homicide of a 59-year-old man who was found dead in the front yard of a house in the 3700 block of Texas Avenue in Riverbank on Tuesday night, Aug. 5.

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Posted: Aug. 12, 2014 4:00 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 13, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Riverbank Homicide Suspect Sought In Area Comments 0 Comments
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Shooting Suspect Tied To Waterford Fatal

Shooting Suspect Tied To Waterford Fatal

A gang member wanted in connection with a July 14 shooting in Oakdale was arrested by the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday, Aug. 5. Authorities say he is also suspected in the hit-and-run death of Oakdale resident Blake Barry, 20, in Waterford in a case from December of last year.

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Posted: Aug. 12, 2014 3:53 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 13, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Shooting Suspect Tied To Waterford Fatal Comments 0 Comments
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Swift Follow Up Leads To Arrest

Swift Follow Up Leads To Arrest

The man wanted in connection with the rape of a teenaged girl was spotted and arrested on the grounds of Oakdale High School on Tuesday night, July 15.

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Knights Ferry News Week of September 17, 2014

Birthday greetings for the month of September go out to: Sasha Sinkevich, Grant Wright, Mike Wright, Sally Goehring, Luke Bell, Kelli Sinkevich, Lynn Duckworth, Phillip Frymire, Breanna Banks, Evelyn Frias, Cassandra Padilla, Michel Griesner, Ken Raven, Alex Naccarato, Will Haskell-Kelly, Cheryl Griffiths, Nikita Sinkevich, Christine Fortuny, Jonna Ohe, Troy Peterson, James Peterson, Marcada Baker, Madison Willis, Jim Mangante, Joshua Reese, Mason O’Neil, Leta Lutz, Tristan Voortman and Holly Conde.

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Posted: Sep. 16, 2014 4:44 p.m. | Updated: Sep. 17, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Knights Ferry News Week of September 17, 2014 Comments 0 Comments

Knights Ferry News Week of September 10, 2014

Your reporter went out to the backyard to see what the cat was looking at in the iris clump. As I got closer I heard the rattle then saw the rattlesnake. I shooed the cat away, got the dogs in the house, yelled SNAKE-SNAKE to Lee and grabbed a shovel, all in about 10 seconds! I jumped up in the flowerbed and pinned the snake between the iris rhizomes and the railroad tie. Lee arrived as I severed the snake into three parts! It had three buttons. I wonder if it was the same snake that was out front? Are ...

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Knights Ferry News Week of September 3, 2014

The Odd Fellows are going to have a Cribbage tournament on September 20th at their hall on Main Street. There is a $25 entry fee. Food and drinks will be available. Watch this column for more information.

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Knights Ferry News Week of August 27, 2014

Knights Ferry School got off to an interesting start - two days without school because of the water main break in town. The pipe was by the new bridge and the Community Service District helped dig up the pipe and replace it. County health officials put a boil your tap water before drinking in place for two days. All the town restaurants had to close until the water passed the health department’s tests. By Friday all was back to normal.

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Posted: Aug. 26, 2014 4:50 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 27, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Knights Ferry News Week of August 27, 2014 Comments 0 Comments

Knights Ferry News Week of August 13, 2014

At the Knights Ferry Community Club meeting a note from former member Maize Brown was read thanking the club for the sendoff cake and card and she missed all – but not enough to come back! The Car Show was discussed with a tentative date of April 4th of next year.

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Knights Ferry News Week of August 6, 2014

Birthday greetings for August go out to: Jeremy Page, Ellen Wearin, Dave Rorabaugh, Sherry Schlegel, Monica Brockman, Dustin Holcomb, Kyle Hauskens, Gwyn Davis, Jasmine Derrick, Mario Arias, Ray Patton, Jenna Armario, Tyden Baker, Brandi Cardey, Eden Cassinetto, Austin Santillo, Eron Roen, Taylor Hobbs, Brendt Noon Jr, Nancy Simons, Sara Harris, Elijah Van Brunt, Aubrey Mendonca, Marina Braaton, Hayden Cassaretto, Tate Cassaretto, Elmer Raphael, Grace Harden, Dakota Voortman, Braden Sousa, Destiny Machado, Alondra Machado and Trexler Porter.

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Posted: Aug. 05, 2014 6:04 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 06, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Knights Ferry News Week of August 6, 2014 Comments 0 Comments

Knights Ferry News July 30, 2014

When your reporter started writing the Knights Ferry News in August of 1999, it had to be typed (on a typewriter) on 8 by 6 inch newsprint supplied by the Leader and put through the mail slot on Sunday evenings. Now it is all computerized and so much easier!

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Knights Ferry News Week of July 23, 2014

There is a new sign up on the highway, a gateway sign for Knights Ferry. It points to the town and tells that there is food and recreation there. Sponsors for the sign so far are: River’s Edge, 50’s Roadhouse, River Journey, Knights Ferry History and Museum Associates and the Ice Cream and Sweets Shop. It looks really nice.

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Valley Home News Week of September 17, 2014

Last week we stopped what we were doing to remember those lives lost on September 11, 2001. A horrible tragedy that changed our world forever. Words cannot express the sadness and overwhelming anger that touched each one of us during one of our country’s darkest hours. We cannot change the events of that day, but we can remember those lost and the many public servants who died trying to save them. The date that marks this sad day has passed and as we look toward a brighter future, we honor those who continue to serve our nation’s people ...

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Valley Home News Week of September 10, 2014

The dreaded picture... When I started writing this column over a year ago, I really, really did not want a picture of myself printed! I’ve always enjoyed reading the other columns in The Leader and appreciated the pictures that went along with them. It gives readers a chance to associate names with faces... I guess that I just was not sure a picture could be taken that wouldn’t make my family and friends run for the hills! Even after Oakdale Leader Editor Marg Jackson asked my daughter to send a picture of me in for the column, it ...

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Valley Home News Week of September 3, 2014

News from school...September is a busy month for Valley Home School. Excitement is in the air as students prepare for volleyball and football season. It’s a sure sign fall is just around the corner when you see these student athletes practicing and sharpening their skills! This year Valley Home School Parent Teacher Club is purchasing all new uniforms for our athletes. What a great way to show how proud we are of our students! We would like to invite our community to come to the games and support your Valley Home kids. Their games will be held of ...

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Valley Home News Week of August 27, 2014

Don’t forget that St. John’s/St. Luke’s Church will be having a yard sale, bake sale, and enchilada sale on Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30 at the Church, 8 a.m. on Friday and 7 a.m. on Saturday. There will be a limited number of frozen pies, and enchiladas sell for 1/2 dozen for $15.00. Come and support their well fund and take advantage of this opportunity to support the Valley Home community!

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Valley Home News Week of August 13, 2014

A night so special...National Night Out was celebrated across the entire nation last Tuesday, and here in Valley Home it was truly a special night! Neighbor after neighbor came bearing special dishes to share. As the delicious community meal was set out for all to enjoy, the aroma of tasty food beckoned everyone to gather. During dinner shrieks of joy could be heard as children found their favorite foods and loaded their plates high. The night held special meaning in Valley Home as young folks who would soon be departing back to college and those folks who would remain ...

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Valley Home News Week of August 6, 2014

Valley Home Community Park yard sale...this Saturday, August 9th from 7:00 a.m. until it’s all gone! Please come support our beautiful little park. All proceeds will go toward maintaining the park. There will be something for everyone...

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Valley Home News Week of July 30, 2014

Exciting events coming to Valley Home next week! On Tuesday, August 5th, the fine citizens of Valley Home will meet at the park to celebrate living in this beautiful place called Valley Home! Across the nation the first Tuesday in August is celebrated as “National Night Out.” Folks meet outside their homes with friends and neighbors to visit, make new acquaintances, and renew old friendships. It’s a really important time that we can all meet and share together. We are so blessed to live in such a relatively crime free community. Let’s all meet and celebrate together! CHP ...

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Sandra Darlene Fraga

Sandra Darlene Fraga

Sandra Darlene Fraga, 75, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 in Manteca.

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Wesley L. Michener

Wesley L. Michener

Wesley L. Michener, 91, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 14 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

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Rob Vedder

Rob Vedder, 48, of Escalon passed away at home on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014.

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William J. Cooper

William J. Cooper

William J. Cooper, 37, passed away early morning, Sept. 7, 2014 after a two-and-a-half year battle with thyroid cancer.

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Posted: Sep. 16, 2014 6:25 p.m. | Updated: Sep. 17, 2014 1:00 a.m. | William J. Cooper Comments 0 Comments
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Julia Elizabeth Josephson (Betty)

Julia Elizabeth Josephson (Betty)

Julia Elizabeth Josephson (Betty), 97, died on Sept. 3, 2014.

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Maxine Katherine Smith

Maxine Katherine Smith

Maxine Katherine Smith, 96, of Tranquility Living in Oakdale passed away peacefully at Community Hospice of Hughson.

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Rosmond Doratta ‘Rose’ Williams

Rosmond Doratta ‘Rose’ Williams

Rosmond Doratta ‘Rose’ Williams, died on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 after a lengthy illness.

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Matilde E. Freitas

Matilde E. Freitas, 93, passed away in her sleep on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Riverbank.

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Patrick Shawn Brennan

Patrick Shawn Brennan

Patrick Shawn Brennan, 50, of Escalon passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 following a series of long-term major infections and complications due to diabetes.

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Dr. David L. Bristow

Dr. David L. Bristow, D.V.M., 93, of Riverbank passed away on Thursday, Aug. 14. He was a long time resident of Riverbank.

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