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Man Arrested For Shooting Dog

Man Arrested For Shooting Dog

Oakdale Police responded to several emergency calls that a dog had been shot in a crowded shopping center on Thursday, May 26 close to 7 ... Read More
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Posted: May. 27, 2016 12:29

Eggman Involved In Bera Campaign Funds Scandal

Eggman Involved In Bera Campaign Funds Scandal

 

In obtained public records, The Leader has discovered that Michael Eggman, a current candidate for California’s 10th Congressional District, is possibly involved in the ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 3:38 p.m. | Eggman Involved In Bera Campaign Funds Scandal Comments 0 Comments
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Annual Catfish Derby June 4 At Oak Grove

San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will host the 32nd annual Catfish Derby on Saturday, June 4 beginning at 6 ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 3:00 p.m. | Annual Catfish Derby June 4 At Oak Grove Comments 0 Comments
KIWANIS HONORS

KIWANIS HONORS

Kiwanis Club of Oakdale recently acknowledged Magnolia Elementary School students with the Hope of America award. Fifth grader Molly Terpstra, left, and sixth grader Lydia ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 11:27 a.m. | KIWANIS HONORS Comments 0 Comments
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Study Shows Trees Moving To Higher, Cooler Elevations

Study Shows Trees Moving To Higher, Cooler Elevations

Signature tree species in the high Sierra Nevada forests – including mountain hemlock, red fir and western white pine – are shifting toward higher, cooler elevations according ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 11:22 a.m. | Study Shows Trees Moving To Higher, Cooler Elevations Comments 0 Comments
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Seat Belt Use Campaign Highlights Safety Issues

Seat Belt Use Campaign Highlights Safety Issues

From May 23 to June 5, local law enforcement personnel are participating in the national Click It or Ticket campaign in an effort to save ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 11:16 a.m. | Seat Belt Use Campaign Highlights Safety Issues Comments 0 Comments
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Legislation Passage Effort Supported By Rep. Denham

Legislation Passage Effort Supported By Rep. Denham

Passage of H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and H.R. 4974, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, were supported ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 11:12 a.m. | Legislation Passage Effort Supported By Rep. Denham  Comments 0 Comments
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Graffiti Car Show Comes To Modesto

Graffiti Car Show Comes To Modesto

The North Modesto Kiwanis Club expects more than 1,200 classic vehicles – all vintage 1979 and older – for its 18th annual American Graffiti Car Show ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 11:09 a.m. | Graffiti Car Show Comes To Modesto Comments 0 Comments
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OJHS Rams Bring Home The Bling

OJHS Rams Bring Home The Bling

Seven Oakdale Junior High students put together respectable performances as they participated in the 69th Annual Harold Pope Junior Relays on Saturday, May 7. A ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 11:07 a.m. | OJHS Rams Bring Home The Bling Comments 0 Comments
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Trio Vying For District 6 Dairy Princess Crown

Three young women will compete for the prestigious title of Dairy Princess during ceremonies at the upcoming District 6 Dairy Princess Contest. The gala event ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 11:05 a.m. | Trio Vying For District 6 Dairy Princess Crown Comments 0 Comments
National Lab Joins Almond Industry Groundwater Recharge Research Effort

National Lab Joins Almond Industry Groundwater Recharge Research Effort

 

Almond Board of California and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have announced a new partnership focused on better understanding subsurface water storage, quality and ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 11:04 a.m. | National Lab Joins Almond Industry Groundwater Recharge Research Effort Comments 0 Comments
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Drugstore Project Continues Prevention Education

Drugstore Project Continues Prevention Education

Over 800 elementary school students and several dozen adult and high school volunteers made a somewhat unique pilgrimage to Fair Oaks Elementary School earlier this ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 10:58 a.m. | Drugstore Project Continues Prevention Education  Comments 0 Comments
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Memorial Day Flags Placed At Cemetery

Memorial Day Flags Placed At Cemetery

Volunteers are being sought to help place small American flags on the gravesites of local veterans this weekend.

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 10:54 a.m. | Memorial Day Flags Placed At Cemetery Comments 0 Comments
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Olivo Holding On To MLB Goal

Olivo Holding On To MLB Goal

 

In AAA minor league baseball, the typical age range is 23-24, maybe 25, over 26 is considered “old.” At age 37, as starting catcher for ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 10:51 a.m. | Olivo Holding On To MLB Goal Comments 0 Comments
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Chocolate Lovers Descend For City’s Sweet Festival

Chocolate Lovers Descend For City’s Sweet Festival

 

With threatening skies days before the annual event, Mother Nature cooperated over the weekend, providing pleasant, but occasional cloudy, weather for the 24th Annual Oakdale ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 10:48 a.m. | Chocolate Lovers Descend For City’s Sweet Festival Comments 0 Comments
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Graduation Ceremonies Make For Busy Week

Graduation Ceremonies Make For Busy Week

Caps and gowns are being pressed and hung as schools in the Oakdale Joint Unified School District prepare for the pomp and circumstance of graduation ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 10:46 a.m. | Graduation Ceremonies Make For Busy Week Comments 0 Comments
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Two OID Directors Actions Questioned

Two OID Directors Actions Questioned

With an April litigation regarding water sales against the Oakdale Irrigation District going through various motions in Stanislaus County Superior Court, two sitting OID directors ...

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Posted: May. 25, 2016 10:05 a.m. | Two OID Directors Actions Questioned  Comments 0 Comments
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YES Company Celebrates Silver Anniversary Year

YES Company Celebrates Silver Anniversary Year

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

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Posted: May. 18, 2016 10:59 a.m. | YES Company Celebrates Silver Anniversary Year Comments 0 Comments
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Denham Earns Recognition For Healthcare Innovation

Denham Earns Recognition For Healthcare Innovation

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) was recognized as a ‘Champion in Healthcare Innovation’ by the Healthcare Leadership Council on Thursday at its annual innovation ...

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Posted: May. 18, 2016 10:52 a.m. | Denham Earns Recognition For Healthcare Innovation Comments 0 Comments
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American Legion, Riders Host Saturday Breakfast

American Legion, Riders Host Saturday Breakfast

The American Legion and Legion Riders Post – Chapter 263 out of Escalon is hosting an Armed Forces Day breakfast on Saturday, May 21. The breakfast ...

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Posted: May. 18, 2016 10:42 a.m. | American Legion, Riders Host Saturday Breakfast Comments 0 Comments
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Road Closure Causes Headache

Road Closure Causes Headache

Drivers heading south on Yosemite Avenue or coming into town from Patterson Road found an unexpected surprise Wednesday morning, May 11 with the closure of ...

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Posted: May. 18, 2016 10:39 a.m. | Road Closure Causes Headache Comments 0 Comments
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Memories Made During Historic Church Move

Memories Made During Historic Church Move

 

It was quite the production this week, as the church, bell and steeple from the historic 1890’s building were moved from the original North ...

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Posted: May. 18, 2016 10:34 a.m. | Memories Made During Historic Church Move Comments 0 Comments
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Knights Ferry Wins Post Office Battle

Knights Ferry Wins Post Office Battle

They are getting mail in Knights Ferry once again.

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Posted: May. 18, 2016 10:30 a.m. | Knights Ferry Wins Post Office Battle Comments 0 Comments
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City’s Star Spangled Faux Pas Unfurls Again

City’s Star Spangled Faux Pas Unfurls Again

 

One of the remarkable and impressive things I see in Oakdale is the more than 300 American flags set up by the Oakdale Lions Club ...

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Posted: May. 18, 2016 10:27 a.m. | City’s Star Spangled Faux Pas Unfurls Again Comments 1 Comment
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Interim Police Chief Selected For Oakdale

Interim Police Chief Selected For Oakdale

The Oakdale City Council announced that retired Modesto Police Chief Michael Harden will lead the city’s police force this July upon the retirement of ...

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Posted: May. 18, 2016 10:25 a.m. | Interim Police Chief Selected For Oakdale Comments 0 Comments
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