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Posted: Apr. 21, 2015 3:25 | Updated: Apr. 22, 2015 1:00

Local Volunteers Love Escalon

Local Volunteers Love Escalon

 

Painting, patrolling neighborhoods seeking donations of canned goods, helping with yardwork, bringing a smile to a shut-in … all were on the agenda for Saturday’s Love Escalon effort.

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Posted: Apr. 21, 2015 4:04 p.m. | Updated: Apr. 22, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Local Volunteers Love Escalon Comments 0 Comments
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Flag Collection Box Now In Service

Flag Collection Box Now In Service

 

An idea that started when an old city billing ‘drive thru’ receptacle was abandoned has now come to fruition.

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Posted: Apr. 21, 2015 4:08 p.m. | Updated: Apr. 22, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Flag Collection Box Now In Service Comments 0 Comments
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Community Events Fill Calendar

 

From fire trucks to wine strolls to little libraries, there is plenty going on in and around the community this week, with several different events slated.

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Posted: Apr. 21, 2015 4:08 p.m. | Updated: Apr. 22, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Community Events Fill Calendar Comments 0 Comments
Characters Drive Locals’ Film

Characters Drive Locals’ Film

 

It’s all about creating a buzz – and filmmaking husband and wife team Brent Emery and Gren Wells are planning on getting everyone buzzing about their project, “The Road Within.”

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Posted: Apr. 14, 2015 4:40 p.m. | Updated: Apr. 15, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Characters Drive Locals’ Film Comments 0 Comments
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Stroll Into Spring With Wine, Music

 

Escalon’s Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual downtown Wine Stroll, coming up on Friday, April 24.

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Posted: Apr. 14, 2015 4:44 p.m. | Updated: Apr. 15, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Stroll Into Spring With Wine, Music Comments 0 Comments
Dana’s Dairygirl Dominators

Dana’s Dairygirl Dominators

 

The team that used to be known as Enterprise 4-H has changed its name for this year, but team captains remain the same, sisters Lizzi and Tina Langum.

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Posted: Apr. 14, 2015 4:54 p.m. | Updated: Apr. 15, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Dana’s Dairygirl Dominators Comments 0 Comments
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Easter Egg Hunting Fun

Easter Egg Hunting Fun

 

They swarmed the fields behind El Portal Middle School, hundreds of youngsters in search of thousands of eggs.

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Posted: Apr. 07, 2015 5:13 p.m. | Updated: Apr. 08, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Easter Egg Hunting Fun Comments 0 Comments
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Escalon Officers Lauded By MADD

Escalon Officers Lauded By MADD

 

Escalon Police Sgt. Gustavo Flores and Field Training Officer Robert ‘Anthony’ Hardgraves were recently tapped for recognition by Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The two were cited as the officers in the department with the most driving under the influence arrests, earning a ‘23152’ pin. The 23152 signifies the penal code section for DUI.

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Posted: Apr. 07, 2015 5:17 p.m. | Updated: Apr. 08, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Escalon Officers Lauded By MADD Comments 0 Comments
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Tree Work Due In City

 

Escalon City Council members learned of an expansive pipeline safety project in the city being done by Pacific gas & Electric, a project that will mean the removal of dozens of trees.

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Posted: Apr. 07, 2015 5:19 p.m. | Updated: Apr. 08, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Tree Work Due In City Comments 0 Comments

Saturday Egg Hunt Slated

 

In years past, there has been plenty of egg coloring going on just before Easter, but this year, the Escalon Kiwanis Club has opted to go with a less fragile kind of treat.

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Posted: Mar. 31, 2015 5:03 p.m. | Updated: Apr. 01, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Saturday Egg Hunt Slated Comments 0 Comments
Mexicali Trip: Mission Accomplished

Mexicali Trip: Mission Accomplished

Taking hold of a dream, members of the Escalon Covenant Church getting ready to head to Mexicali on a mission trip will be packing a few extra shirts this year.

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Posted: Mar. 24, 2015 3:04 p.m. | Updated: Mar. 25, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Mexicali Trip: Mission Accomplished Comments 0 Comments
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Fire Department Reviews Season

Responding to five dozen more calls in 2014 than the previous year, it was a busy fire year for the Escalon Consolidated Fire Protection District.

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Posted: Mar. 24, 2015 3:08 p.m. | Updated: Mar. 25, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Fire Department Reviews Season Comments 0 Comments
Water Rate Hike Approved

Water Rate Hike Approved

 

Tired of ‘kicking the can’ down the road, Escalon City Councilman Danny Fox made the motion to accept new proposed water rates for Escalon at Monday night’s council meeting.

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Posted: Mar. 19, 2015 3:47 p.m. | Water Rate Hike Approved Comments 0 Comments
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Water Rates Go Public

Escalon residents will have a chance Monday night to voice their opinion and their support or disapproval of, proposed new water rates for the city.

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Posted: Mar. 11, 2015 1:14 p.m. | Water Rates Go Public Comments 1 Comment
Murphy Named Woman Of The Year

Murphy Named Woman Of The Year

Murphy Named Woman Of The Year

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Posted: Mar. 11, 2015 1:05 p.m. | Murphy Named Woman Of The Year Comments 0 Comments
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District Plans Open House

Completed early and under budget, the first phase of modernization work for the Escalon Unified School District is ready for public inspection.

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Posted: Mar. 03, 2015 5:38 p.m. | Updated: Mar. 04, 2015 1:00 a.m. | District Plans Open House Comments 0 Comments

Teams Gather For Opening Day

Nearly 450 local youngsters – with bats, balls, gloves and caps – will file in to the city’s Hogan Park fields early Saturday and get ready for a new season, waiting to hear the words “Play Ball!”

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Posted: Mar. 03, 2015 5:48 p.m. | Updated: Mar. 04, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Teams Gather For Opening Day Comments 0 Comments
Symbiosis Gathering To Return To Woodward Reservoir In Oakdale

Symbiosis Gathering To Return To Woodward Reservoir In Oakdale

 

Symbiosis Gathering is returning to Woodward Reservoir in Oakdale, CA on September 17 - 20, 2015 … and they’re celebrating their 10 year anniversary! The Super Early-Bird tickets go on sale on March 3rd and the people behind Symbiosis want the local community to have first dibs on these. Producer Kevin KoChen promises, "This event will draw from the best of years past and look to the future in a production worthy of the decade of decadence."

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Posted: Feb. 27, 2015 1:53 p.m. | Symbiosis Gathering To Return To Woodward Reservoir In Oakdale Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale Man Dies In Crash

Oakdale Man Dies In Crash

An early morning accident along Highway 120 near Von Glahn just west of Escalon resulted in the death of an Oakdale man, succumbing to his injuries.

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Posted: Feb. 24, 2015 5:25 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 25, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Oakdale Man Dies In Crash Comments 0 Comments
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Draws Customers

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Draws Customers

With a virtual army of employees on hand to take the drop offs, Escalon Community Center was the site for a free household hazardous waste collection on Saturday.

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Posted: Feb. 24, 2015 5:30 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 25, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Household Hazardous Waste Collection Draws Customers Comments 0 Comments
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Holiday Travelers Help Fill The Boot

Holiday Travelers Help Fill The Boot

Collecting more than an average of $6,400 per day, members of the Farmington Fire Department will be sending off more than $25,700 to the Firefighters Burn Institute for their 2015 Fill the Boo campaign.

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Posted: Feb. 17, 2015 5:13 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 18, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Holiday Travelers Help Fill The Boot Comments 0 Comments
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Thursday Crash Claims One

Escalon Police are still investigating what led up to a local man reportedly fleeing a local business plaza at a high rate of speed and attempting to pass a vehicle along Escalon-Bellota Road on Thursday evening, Feb. 12. The man struck the divider near Escalon Avenue and Libby, which sent his older model Toyota airborne and he was ejected from the car, later succumbing to his injures at a Modesto hospital.

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Posted: Feb. 17, 2015 5:20 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 18, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Thursday Crash Claims One Comments 0 Comments

Water Rate Hearing Slated

Residents in Escalon will have the chance to learn more about the proposed increases to water rates at a public hearing set for Monday, March 16 at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 2060 McHenry Ave.

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Posted: Feb. 17, 2015 5:21 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 18, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Water Rate Hearing Slated Comments 0 Comments

Annual Boot Drive Coming To Farmington

It’s coming up fast; the annual Fill the Boot collection in Farmington, staged over the long Presidents’ Day holiday weekend.

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Posted: Feb. 10, 2015 5:34 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 11, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Annual Boot Drive Coming To Farmington Comments 0 Comments
Full House For Library’s Winter-Themed Storytime

Full House For Library’s Winter-Themed Storytime

It was a morning full of fun stories, songs and a snowman-making craft at the Escalon Library on Thursday, as the weekly storytime was offered. Librarian Jamie Turner said it was the largest group she has had in recent weeks, with the Ekholm Meeting Room full of youngsters and their accompanying adults, coming in to enjoy the stories.

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Posted: Feb. 03, 2015 4:34 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 04, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Full House For Library’s Winter-Themed Storytime Comments 0 Comments
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