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Blaze Threatens Homes

Blaze Threatens Homes

Stanislaus Consolidated Fire crews had to call in additional agencies to assist with a pair of fires on Wednesday afternoon for a fast moving fire ... Read More
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Posted: Aug. 19, 2015 4:10 | Updated: Aug. 26, 2015 11:55

Attempted Murder Suspect Being Sought By Deputies

Attempted Murder Suspect Being Sought By Deputies

Stanislaus Sheriff’s deputies are looking for an attempted homicide suspect known to frequent Oakdale.

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Entertainment Due At JH Ranch

Entertainment Due At JH Ranch

Country stars hit the stage this Saturday, Aug. 29 for the seventh annual Sierra View Music Festival at JH Ranch in Oakdale. The funds raised ...

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Douglas Is Finalist In FFA Proficiency

Douglas Is Finalist In FFA Proficiency

Come October of this year, Logan Douglas will be headed to Louisville, Kentucky. The OHS Class of 2014 alum however, will not be making the ...

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Posted: Aug. 26, 2015 11:46 a.m. | Douglas Is Finalist In FFA Proficiency Comments 0 Comments
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Teen Enjoys Taste Of Firefighting Life

Teen Enjoys Taste Of Firefighting Life

When summer came after Tyler Gunkel finished eighth grade, and before he started his freshman year at Oakdale High School, the 14-year-old figured he wanted ...

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Posted: Aug. 26, 2015 11:43 a.m. | Teen Enjoys Taste Of Firefighting Life Comments 0 Comments
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Cops Bust House Of Beef Burglars

Cops Bust House Of Beef Burglars

 

Oakdale Police arrested two local subjects for a weekend burglary that occurred at Medlen’s House of Beef where the restaurant’s safe and between ...

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Posted: Aug. 25, 2015 4:18 p.m. | Cops Bust House Of Beef Burglars Comments 0 Comments
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Denham Hosts Military Academy Info Night

 

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) will hold a United States Military Academy Information Night on Tuesday, Aug. 25. The event will take place from ...

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Posted: Aug. 24, 2015 11:11 a.m. | Updated: Aug. 25, 2015 8:00 a.m. | Denham Hosts Military Academy Info Night Comments 0 Comments

McNerney Hosts California Drought Forum

 

Recognizing that we need to look at different approaches and partnerships to respond to California’s historic drought, including advancing crucial technological, scientific, and energy ...

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Posted: Aug. 24, 2015 11:10 a.m. | McNerney Hosts California Drought Forum Comments 0 Comments

Columbia College Earns Fire Academy Accreditation

 

The California State Board of Fire Services has unanimously approved the accreditation of the Columbia College Fire Academy. Shane Warner, Fire Technology Program Coordinator at ...

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Posted: Aug. 21, 2015 3:43 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 22, 2015 3:30 p.m. | Columbia College Earns Fire Academy Accreditation Comments 0 Comments

Bond Oversight Committee Seeks Members

 

The Yosemite Community College District (YCCD) Board of Trustees is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in serving on the YCCD Measure E Citizens’ Bond ...

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Posted: Aug. 21, 2015 3:42 p.m. | Bond Oversight Committee Seeks Members Comments 0 Comments

Public Hearing For ACE, Amtrak Expansion

 

Assemblymember Adam Gray, who serves as the chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Rail, will be hosting a special public hearing on the existing ...

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Posted: Aug. 20, 2015 2:56 p.m. | Public Hearing For ACE, Amtrak Expansion Comments 0 Comments
Dollar General Hosts Grand Opening Event

Dollar General Hosts Grand Opening Event

Residents on the west end of town now have yet another place where they can purchase a gallon of milk or even a quart of ...

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New Teachers Join Junior High Staff

New Teachers Join Junior High Staff

Incoming seventh grade students are not the only ones new to the Oakdale Junior High School halls this 2015-16 school year. This summer as the ...

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Posted: Aug. 19, 2015 11:25 a.m. | New Teachers Join Junior High Staff Comments 0 Comments
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Taste Of Oakdale Tuesday

Taste Of Oakdale Tuesday

The date is getting closer and time is running out to buy advance tickets for the Seventh Annual “Taste of Oakdale” sponsored by the Oakdale ...

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Posted: Aug. 19, 2015 11:23 a.m. | Taste Of Oakdale Tuesday Comments 0 Comments
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Campbell Ready For OTA Duties

Campbell Ready For OTA Duties

Lance Campbell will be busy with more than class prep for his Social Studies students at East Stanislaus High School in the 2015-16 school year ...

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Posted: Aug. 19, 2015 11:21 a.m. | Campbell Ready For OTA Duties Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale Play Park Revitalization Project

Oakdale Play Park Revitalization Project

The Oakdale Children’s Play Park, in Dorada Park on the corner of East A Street and North Second Avenue, was a vison of Dorene ...

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Posted: Aug. 19, 2015 11:19 a.m. | Oakdale Play Park Revitalization Project  Comments 0 Comments
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City OKs $34K For Firefighters

City OKs $34K For Firefighters

After the Oakdale City Council authorized replacement of $37,000 worth of outdated critical fire equipment on Monday, Aug. 17, the council also agreed to ...

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Posted: Aug. 19, 2015 11:17 a.m. | City OKs $34K For Firefighters Comments 0 Comments
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Crews Making Headway In Wildfire Battles

 

Over 12,000 firefighters are battling 18 active wildfires across California.

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Posted: Aug. 18, 2015 2:32 p.m. | Crews Making Headway In Wildfire Battles Comments 0 Comments

Area Motorists Pleased With Pump Price Decline

 

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have fallen 4.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.17/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy ...

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Posted: Aug. 17, 2015 5:03 p.m. | Area Motorists Pleased With Pump Price Decline Comments 0 Comments
Councilman Dunlop Appointed To LAFCO

Councilman Dunlop Appointed To LAFCO

 

After the July removal of Hughson Mayor Matt Beekman from the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO), Stanislaus County mayors on Wednesday, Aug. 12 appointed Oakdale ...

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Posted: Aug. 14, 2015 3:00 p.m. | Councilman Dunlop Appointed To LAFCO Comments 0 Comments
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Raley’s Drive Raises Over $600,000

 

Raley’s Food For Families Summer Fresh Drive raised an unprecedented $601,950, a full 30 percent increase over last year’s total. The campaign ...

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Posted: Aug. 13, 2015 2:44 p.m. | Raley’s Drive Raises Over $600,000 Comments 0 Comments
Local Attorney Facing Disbarment

Local Attorney Facing Disbarment

A local attorney was arrested Wednesday, Aug 5, after an investigation by the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office showed he stole up to $210 ...

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Posted: Aug. 07, 2015 1:52 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 12, 2015 11:40 a.m. | Local Attorney Facing Disbarment  Comments 0 Comments
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Winders Settles In

Winders Settles In

The 2015-16 school year is off to a promising start for Oakdale High School senior Michael Winders.

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Posted: Aug. 12, 2015 11:16 a.m. | Winders Settles In Comments 0 Comments
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Fee Confusion Causing Strife For New Oakdale Home Buyers

Fee Confusion Causing Strife For New Oakdale Home Buyers

 

A group of new home buyers in the JKB Homes Belmont division of Bridle Ridge are perplexed and in the dark when it comes to ...

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Posted: Aug. 12, 2015 11:14 a.m. | Fee Confusion Causing Strife For New Oakdale Home Buyers Comments 0 Comments
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Transient Found Dead In River

Transient Found Dead In River

Oakdale Police were investigating the case of a dead body found in the water at the Stanislaus River under the Yosemite Avenue Bridge on Thursday ...

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Posted: Aug. 12, 2015 11:12 a.m. | Transient Found Dead In River Comments 0 Comments
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School District Opens Year With Completed Checklist

School District Opens Year With Completed Checklist

Oakdale Joint Unified School District board members reconvened after a one month break for summer on Monday, Aug.10 at Oakdale City Council Chambers.

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Posted: Aug. 12, 2015 11:09 a.m. | School District Opens Year With Completed Checklist Comments 0 Comments
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State Still Seeing Gas Prices Drop

 

Continuing the trend of up and down fluctuations, average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have fallen 9.2 cents per gallon in the past week ...

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Posted: Aug. 10, 2015 5:16 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 11, 2015 12:00 p.m. | State Still Seeing Gas Prices Drop Comments 0 Comments

Denham Concludes Bipartisan Bakken Tour

 

Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Chairman Jeff Denham (R-CA) this week returned from leading a bipartisan tour of the Bakken, North Dakota region which ...

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Posted: Aug. 07, 2015 3:04 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 08, 2015 3:03 p.m. | Denham Concludes Bipartisan Bakken Tour Comments 0 Comments
Distinguished Young Woman Competes At State Level

Distinguished Young Woman Competes At State Level

 

Amy Craig, Oakdale’s Distinguished Young Woman, competed in the Distinguished Young Women of California Class of 2016 State Finals along with 29 other accomplished ...

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Posted: Aug. 05, 2015 11:52 a.m. | Distinguished Young Woman Competes At State Level Comments 0 Comments
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Making It All Add Up

 

 

Much of Susan Dyke’s job as Oakdale Joint Unified School District Chief Business Officer was under the microscope in the 2014-2015 school year. As ...

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Posted: Aug. 05, 2015 11:47 a.m. | Making It All Add Up Comments 0 Comments
Landscape, Lighting Fees Approved By Council

Landscape, Lighting Fees Approved By Council

The Oakdale City Council on Monday, Aug. 3 set the city’s annual assessments for the city’s numerous lighting, landscape and maintenance districts (LLMD).

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Posted: Aug. 05, 2015 11:44 a.m. | Landscape, Lighting Fees Approved By Council Comments 0 Comments
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Cowboy Museum Director Leaving Post

Cowboy Museum Director Leaving Post

 

After 15 years as executive director of the Oakdale Cowboy Museum, Christie Camarillo has announced she will be leaving the position effective July 31.

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Posted: Jul. 31, 2015 12:56 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 05, 2015 11:40 a.m. | Cowboy Museum Director Leaving Post Comments 0 Comments
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Students Prep For First Day

Students Prep For First Day

Classrooms have been moved, new staff has been orientated and pencils have been sharpened as the Oakdale Joint Unified School District anticipates the first day ...

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Posted: Aug. 05, 2015 11:40 a.m. | Students Prep For First Day  Comments 0 Comments
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Eagle Scout Sponsors Blood Drive

 

 

Community residents are encouraged to join Tyler Hyde – Eagle Scout – and the Delta Blood Bank for a blood drive on Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 4 ...

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Valley’s Food Expo Introduces Buyers To Fresh Products, Ideas

 

The 2015 Fresno Food Expo, presented by Union Bank, celebrated its fifth anniversary on Thursday, July 23 when 121 food and beverage companies ranging from ...

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Posted: Jul. 30, 2015 3:36 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 02, 2015 10:00 a.m. | Valley’s Food Expo Introduces Buyers To Fresh Products, Ideas Comments 0 Comments
Family, Friends Question Murder Motive

Family, Friends Question Murder Motive

 

To hear the daughter and good friend of murder suspect Roque Palomino, 53, murdering his wife of 27 years, Cynthia D. Palomino, 49, would be ...

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Wildfires Prompt Smoke Impact Warning

 

Two wildfires, Willow Fire in Madera County and Cabin Fire in Tulare County, have prompted local air officials to issue a health cautionary statement for ...

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Rescue Mission Leads Discussion On Homeless

Rescue Mission Leads Discussion On Homeless

 

Nearly 100 residents came out to the Community United Methodist Church Thursday night, July 23 to hear representatives of the Oakdale Rescue Mission lead a ...

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Posted: Jul. 29, 2015 11:54 a.m. | Rescue Mission Leads Discussion On Homeless Comments 0 Comments
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Competitive Fun For Cowboys

Competitive Fun For Cowboys

Always up for a good challenge, local cowboys made their way to the familiar confines of the Oakdale Saddle Club Rodeo Grounds on Saturday, ready ...

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Posted: Jul. 29, 2015 11:50 a.m. | Competitive Fun For Cowboys Comments 0 Comments
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American Red Cross Urges Safety During Heat Wave

 

With forecasters calling for a heat wave likely reaching the high triple-digit temperatures this week, the American Red Cross is urging residents to use caution ...

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Posted: Jul. 28, 2015 12:09 p.m. | American Red Cross Urges Safety During Heat Wave Comments 0 Comments
 Gas Station Robbed Over Weekend

Gas Station Robbed Over Weekend

Oakdale Police are investigating an armed robbery of the Valero gasoline station, 1590 East F St. from early Saturday, July 25.

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Posted: Jul. 27, 2015 12:41 p.m. |  Gas Station Robbed Over Weekend Comments 0 Comments
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Tip Leads To Illegal Weapon And Marijuana

Tip Leads To Illegal Weapon And Marijuana

 

On Tuesday, July 21, Oakdale Police Detectives seized over 100 marijuana plants and a number of assault weapons after conducting a surveillance of a building ...

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Posted: Jul. 22, 2015 4:35 p.m. | Tip Leads To Illegal Weapon And Marijuana Comments 0 Comments
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Successful Run For Fair

Successful Run For Fair

 

Butterflies, midway lights, and daily concert nights were just a few of the many highlights as the Stanislaus County Fair celebrated its 104th year.

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Posted: Jul. 22, 2015 11:52 a.m. | Successful Run For Fair Comments 0 Comments
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Senate Bill Could Affect Street Names

Senate Bill Could Affect Street Names

 

Fresh on the heels of the anti-Confederate hysteria that has swept the country following the heinous June 17 attack on a church in Charleston that ...

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Posted: Jul. 22, 2015 11:40 a.m. | Senate Bill Could Affect Street Names Comments 0 Comments
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Celebrate National Day Of American Cowboy

Celebrate National Day Of American Cowboy

 

Oakdale is known as the Cowboy Capital of the World, so this weekend’s observance of National Day of the America Cowboy should rope in ...

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Concert Series Returns To River Oak Grace

Concert Series Returns To River Oak Grace

 

The River Oak Grace Amphitheater will once again be alive with music from visiting musicians. On Friday, July 31 River Oak Grace Community Church will ...

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Posted: Jul. 22, 2015 11:27 a.m. | Concert Series Returns To River Oak Grace Comments 0 Comments
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Council Approves Business Incentives

Council Approves Business Incentives

In an effort to attract new business in town, the Oakdale City Council on Monday, July 20 approved a program to provide grants to new ...

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OID Leader Blasts State Water Board

OID Leader Blasts State Water Board

Steve Knell, General Manager of the Oakdale Irrigation District called the state water board’s attempt to restrict century-old water rights “a complete waste of ...

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Locals Show Promise At County Fair

Locals Show Promise At County Fair

Somewhat mild temperatures following a temporary heat wave were a welcome surprise for organizers and attendees on Friday, July 10 as the first day for ...

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FAA Notes Airport Violations

FAA Notes Airport Violations

 

After receiving kudos by the Stanislaus Grand Jury weeks ago for its operation of the Oakdale Airport, the city is now being denounced by the ...

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Posted: Jul. 10, 2015 1:46 p.m. | Updated: Jul. 15, 2015 11:57 a.m. | FAA Notes Airport Violations Comments 0 Comments
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