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Dodge Ridge Re-Opens For Season On March 2

Dodge Ridge will reopen the mountain for the season on Friday, March 2. Wednesday evening will kick off a significant storm forecast to deliver three-plus ... Read More
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Posted: Feb. 27, 2018 7:55

Modesto’s Music In Plaza Kicks Off Friday, May 4

Modesto’s Music In Plaza Kicks Off Friday, May 4

This year Music in the Plaza kicks off in conjunction with May the Fourth-Star Wars Day which will take over the 10th Street Plaza in ...

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 1:10 p.m. | Modesto’s Music In Plaza Kicks Off Friday, May 4 Comments 0 Comments
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Sunday In The Park

The popular series of family-friendly gatherings, Sunday in the Park, returns to Escalon’s Main Street Park on Sunday, May 6.

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 10:49 a.m. | Sunday In The Park Comments 0 Comments
Take RTD To May 23 Senior Awareness Day

Take RTD To May 23 Senior Awareness Day

San Joaquin RTD, Regional Transit District, is planning on providing transportation service from the Escalon Community Center, 1055 Escalon Ave., Escalon to the San Joaquin ...

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 10:01 a.m. | Take RTD To May 23 Senior Awareness Day Comments 0 Comments
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Volunteer Crews Donate Community Service Hours

Volunteer Crews Donate Community Service Hours

The Saturday of Service work day known as Love Escalon saw plenty of volunteers turning out to donate time, effort and elbow grease to the ...

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 10:00 a.m. | Volunteer Crews Donate Community Service Hours Comments 0 Comments
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Firefighters Take To Streets To Raise Funds For Institute

Firefighters Take To Streets To Raise Funds For Institute

This year’s Fill The Boot drive by the Escalon Consolidated Fire Protection District is scheduled for this coming weekend, April 28 and 29.

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 9:58 a.m. | Firefighters Take To Streets To Raise Funds For Institute Comments 0 Comments
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Lane Shift Work Due On McHenry Avenue

Lane Shift Work Due On McHenry Avenue

Construction crews are paving and reconfiguring the McHenry Avenue and River Road intersection in Escalon this week. The work began with a temporary lane closure ...

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 9:56 a.m. | Lane Shift Work Due On McHenry Avenue Comments 0 Comments
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Staged Drunk Driving Crash Designed To Impact Students

Staged Drunk Driving Crash Designed To Impact Students

The tarps covering the demolished vehicles were pulled back, a 9-1-1 call was made, sirens wailed in the distance … and the 2018 edition of Escalon ...

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 9:55 a.m. | Staged Drunk Driving Crash Designed To Impact Students Comments 0 Comments
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Salon Closes After Six Decades Of Service

Salon Closes After Six Decades Of Service

Judy’s Hair Fashions has seen its last client. The walls of the 147 N. First Ave., Oakdale location hold more than six decades of ...

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 9:52 a.m. | Salon Closes After Six Decades Of Service Comments 0 Comments
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Datebook

Datebook lists upcoming events and items of interest for residents of Escalon, Farmington, Collegeville and the surrounding area.

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 9:51 a.m. | Datebook Comments 0 Comments
Informational Meeting Set For Miss Escalon

Informational Meeting Set For Miss Escalon

The Miss Escalon Pageant 2018 is coming up and an informational meeting has been scheduled for those interested in learning about it.

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 9:50 a.m. | Informational Meeting Set For Miss Escalon Comments 0 Comments
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Historical Society Sets ‘The Farmers Table’

Historical Society Sets ‘The Farmers Table’

A fundraiser to benefit the Escalon Historical Society is scheduled for Saturday, May 19.

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Dugo

Dugo

A boy, Jordan Rainer Dugo, was born November 27, 2017 to expectant parents Brian and Jamie Dugo of Escalon. The newborn weighed eight pounds, nine ...

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 9:47 a.m. | Dugo Comments 0 Comments
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ACE Operations Team Hosts Hands-On Training Session

ACE Operations Team Hosts Hands-On Training Session

The Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) operations team will be coordinating with local, state, and federal first responders and emergency agencies to host a hands-on training ...

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 9:46 a.m. | ACE Operations Team Hosts Hands-On Training Session Comments 0 Comments
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Spotlight Shines On Congressional Hopefuls

Spotlight Shines On Congressional Hopefuls

The Bianchi Community Center in neighboring Oakdale will host a Candidate Forum on Wednesday evening, April 25, for those candidates running for Representative to Congress ...

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Fifth Sunday Hymn Sing

Fifth Sunday Hymn Sing

The public is invited to a hymn sing at 6 p.m. on Sunday evening, April 29 at Escalon First Baptist Church. Many churches do ...

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 9:44 a.m. | Fifth Sunday Hymn Sing Comments 0 Comments
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Entries Sought For State Duck Stamp Art Contest

Entries Sought For State Duck Stamp Art Contest

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is seeking talented waterfowl artists to submit their original artwork to the 2018-2019 California Duck Stamp Art ...

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 9:41 a.m. | Entries Sought For State Duck Stamp Art Contest Comments 0 Comments
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From The Superintendent’s Desk

It is said the best way to know what an organization truly values is to look at their budget. No matter what leaders say they ...

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Columbia Fire Academy Plans Thursday Ceremony

Columbia Fire Academy Plans Thursday Ceremony

The Columbia College Fire Academy will host its graduation ceremony and presentation of certificates to 25 students who successfully completed the Fire Technology Program this ...

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 9:33 a.m. | Columbia Fire Academy Plans Thursday Ceremony Comments 0 Comments
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Fire Calls

Fire Calls

 

Escalon Consolidated Fire Protection District responded to 21 calls for service during the period of Monday, April 16 through Sunday, April 22. Calls included:

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 9:32 a.m. | Fire Calls Comments 0 Comments
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JV Baseball Boys Tops Mountain House

JV Baseball Boys Tops Mountain House

Though they fell behind early, Escalon’s JV baseball boys came back with a vengeance, winning on the road Wednesday by a 17-7 final.

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Posted: Apr. 25, 2018 9:31 a.m. | JV Baseball Boys Tops Mountain House Comments 0 Comments
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River Road Closure Tuesday

River Road Closure Tuesday

In preparation for the upcoming traffic shift onto the eastern half of the new bridge over the Stanislaus River, construction crews will be paving and ...

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Posted: Apr. 23, 2018 12:31 p.m. | River Road Closure Tuesday Comments 0 Comments
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‘Brothers Grimm’ Production Presented On Stage At EHS

‘Brothers Grimm’ Production Presented On Stage At EHS

Expect a little bit of craziness.

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:55 a.m. | ‘Brothers Grimm’ Production Presented On Stage At EHS Comments 0 Comments
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Rite-Aid Robbery Suspects Captured

Rite-Aid Robbery Suspects Captured

Escalon Police were involved in a high speed chase that ultimately ended with the arrest of three suspects in connection with a robbery at a ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:53 a.m. | Rite-Aid Robbery Suspects Captured Comments 0 Comments
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Visionary Home Builders Class

Visionary Home Builders is offering a Homebuyer Education Class at its Homeownership Center on Saturday, May 12. This one-day class reviews all aspects of home ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:50 a.m. | Visionary Home Builders Class Comments 0 Comments
Railroad Blockages Come Under Review

Railroad Blockages Come Under Review

It’s a problem that often surfaces in Escalon – railroad crossings blocked for an unusually long amount of time – as motorists sit and idle, much ...

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Posted: Apr. 18, 2018 10:52 a.m. | Railroad Blockages Come Under Review Comments 0 Comments
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