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Jenkins Takes Off Department Badge

Jenkins Takes Off Department Badge

In 1990, a 32-year-old Lester Jenkins hit the streets of Oakdale after working in a manufacturing plant for Proctor and Gamble. While in training, his ... Read More
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Posted: Jul. 27, 2016 10:49 | Updated: Jul. 27, 2016 3:09

Stanislaus County Appoints Behavioral Health Director

Stanislaus County Appoints Behavioral Health Director

The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors appointed Richard DeGette as the new Behavioral Health Director on Tuesday, July 19. Mr. DeGette will succeed current Director ...

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Posted: Jul. 27, 2016 11:32 a.m. | Stanislaus County Appoints Behavioral Health Director Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale Police To Initiate New “Coffee With A Cop”

Oakdale Police To Initiate New “Coffee With A Cop”

 

In an effort to improve the relationship between police officers and community members, the Oakdale Police Department will kick off its new “Coffee with a ...

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Posted: Jul. 27, 2016 11:19 a.m. | Oakdale Police To Initiate New “Coffee With A Cop” Comments 0 Comments
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‘Thank You’ Offered To Oakdale Community

‘Thank You’ Offered To Oakdale Community

In the last two weeks we have witnessed terrible tragedy in our country. The ambush killing of police officers in Dallas, TX and Baton Rouge ...

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Posted: Jul. 27, 2016 11:18 a.m. | ‘Thank You’ Offered To Oakdale Community Comments 0 Comments
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Brazen Daytime Thief Hits Downtown Antique Store

Brazen Daytime Thief Hits Downtown Antique Store

Local merchants are on guard for an individual causing a distraction under the guise of looking at merchandise and then stealing women’s purses due ...

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Posted: Jul. 27, 2016 11:15 a.m. | Brazen Daytime Thief Hits Downtown Antique Store Comments 0 Comments
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YES Company Production Celebrates 25th Anniversary

YES Company Production Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Stanislaus County Office of Education’s YES (Youth Entertainment Stage) Company is producing the classic musical “Les Misérables, School Edition” to be performed at ...

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Posted: Jul. 27, 2016 11:12 a.m. | YES Company Production Celebrates 25th Anniversary Comments 0 Comments
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BUILDING BLOCKS

BUILDING BLOCKS

Youngsters from throughout the community escaped the summer’s triple digit heat to take part in LEGO Days hosted at the Oakdale Library earlier this ...

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Posted: Jul. 27, 2016 11:11 a.m. | BUILDING BLOCKS Comments 0 Comments
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State Sees Increased West Nile Activity

State Sees Increased West Nile Activity

The California Department of Health, CDPH, is reporting increased West Nile virus activity across the state and is currently investigating numerous suspect cases in humans.

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Posted: Jul. 27, 2016 11:10 a.m. | State Sees Increased West Nile Activity Comments 0 Comments
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LIGHT THE NIGHT

LIGHT THE NIGHT

It was another large crowd for the Friday night Concert in the Park on July 22 in Oakdale as Mark Macsenti and the Tailights band ...

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Posted: Jul. 27, 2016 11:08 a.m. | LIGHT THE NIGHT Comments 0 Comments
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Crown Painting Puts Mark On Valley

Crown Painting Puts Mark On Valley

The building isn’t hard to miss. Their logo seems familiar and their services are reaching Valley residents and businesses on a daily basis.

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Posted: Jul. 27, 2016 11:02 a.m. | Crown Painting Puts Mark On Valley Comments 0 Comments
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Beat Patrol System Implemented In City

Beat Patrol System Implemented In City

After studying an array of factors, Interim Police Chief Mike Harden will be applying a beat-sector system to the way the department patrols the city.

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Posted: Jul. 27, 2016 10:53 a.m. | Beat Patrol System Implemented In City Comments 0 Comments
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Malone, School District Return To Fundamentals

Malone, School District Return To Fundamentals

Classrooms are once again taking shape and campus grounds are being prepared. As Oakdale Joint Unified School District students and families enjoy their final weeks ...

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Posted: Jul. 27, 2016 10:52 a.m. | Malone, School District Return To Fundamentals  Comments 0 Comments
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Cowboy Capital Shines In Saturday Competition

Cowboy Capital Shines In Saturday Competition

Competitors were there for the glory – and the coveted belt buckles – as they met for the National Day of the American Cowboy at the Oakdale ...

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Posted: Jul. 27, 2016 10:47 a.m. | Cowboy Capital Shines In Saturday Competition Comments 0 Comments
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Fish And Wildlife Plans Habitat Condition Update

Fish And Wildlife Plans Habitat Condition Update

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will hold an outreach meeting Saturday, Aug. 20 in Los Banos regarding the Northern San Joaquin Valley ...

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Posted: Jul. 27, 2016 9:29 a.m. | Fish And Wildlife Plans Habitat Condition Update Comments 0 Comments
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HARE-RAISING

HARE-RAISING

Young Sophie Jenkins, a member of Sierra 4-H, looks on with a little trepidation as she and her mini rabbit go through the judging process ...

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Posted: Jul. 20, 2016 11:42 a.m. | HARE-RAISING Comments 0 Comments
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UC Merced Students Benefit From Grant $$

UC Merced Students Benefit From Grant $$

Undergraduate humanities students at the University of California, Merced, will gain valuable research opportunities and support for their transitions into graduate studies and scholarly careers ...

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Posted: Jul. 20, 2016 11:41 a.m. | UC Merced Students Benefit From Grant $$ Comments 0 Comments
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County Office Of Education Seeks Backpack Donations

County Office Of Education Seeks Backpack Donations

The start of a new school year is an exciting time for most children, but for homeless children, this is a time open to emotional ...

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Posted: Jul. 20, 2016 11:39 a.m. | County Office Of Education Seeks Backpack Donations Comments 0 Comments
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Red Dirt And Gold Dust Angels Camp Music Fest

Red Dirt And Gold Dust Angels Camp Music Fest

Grab a cowboy hat and low-back lawn chair or blanket and settle under the shade of heritage oaks at the first ever Red Dirt and ...

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Posted: Jul. 20, 2016 11:37 a.m. | Red Dirt And Gold Dust Angels Camp Music Fest Comments 0 Comments
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Keep Pets Cool, Comfortable And Safe During Hot Weather

Keep Pets Cool, Comfortable And Safe During Hot Weather

Summer may be a time for vacations and recreational activities for human beings, but pets may not be privy to the same luxuries. Summer recreation ...

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Posted: Jul. 20, 2016 11:35 a.m. | Keep Pets Cool, Comfortable And Safe During Hot Weather Comments 0 Comments
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Valley Food Competition Highlights New Products

The 2016 Fresno Food Expo is excited to debut 33 innovative new products, varietals and packaging concepts that were entered into the New Product Awards ...

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Posted: Jul. 20, 2016 11:33 a.m. | Valley Food Competition Highlights New Products Comments 0 Comments
Clear The Shelters Event Scheduled For Saturday

Clear The Shelters Event Scheduled For Saturday

Clear the Shelters, a successful nationwide pet adoption drive that took the country by storm, will be held this year on Saturday, July 23.

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Posted: Jul. 20, 2016 11:31 a.m. | Clear The Shelters Event Scheduled For Saturday Comments 0 Comments
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Veterans Advisory Commission Schedules Meeting In Waterford

The Stanislaus County Veterans Advisory Commission (VAC) will be holding its monthly meeting on Monday, July 25 in the Waterford Community Center at 540 C ...

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Posted: Jul. 20, 2016 11:19 a.m. | Veterans Advisory Commission Schedules Meeting In Waterford Comments 0 Comments
First Phase Of Project Sees Water Line Work

First Phase Of Project Sees Water Line Work

 

On a recent 100-degree day, work crews on C Street in Oakdale were busy digging through the roadway to replace an aging water main. The ...

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Posted: Jul. 20, 2016 11:18 a.m. | First Phase Of Project Sees Water Line Work Comments 0 Comments
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McNerney Offers Legislation To Aid Veterans In Business

McNerney Offers Legislation To Aid Veterans In Business

In an effort to help veterans maximize their broad skill set off the battlefield, and navigate the tricky field of startups and entrepreneurial opportunities, Congressman ...

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Posted: Jul. 20, 2016 11:16 a.m. | McNerney Offers Legislation To Aid Veterans In Business Comments 0 Comments
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Nine Valley Youths Attend Summer CAP Encampment

Nine Valley Youths Attend Summer CAP Encampment

Nine area Civil Air Patrol members – including one Oakdale – recently completed the 2016 California Wing Encampment, held June 24 through July 1 at Camp San ...

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Posted: Jul. 20, 2016 11:14 a.m. | Nine Valley Youths Attend Summer CAP Encampment Comments 0 Comments
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