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Posted: Mar. 24, 2015 3:13 | Updated: Mar. 25, 2015 1:00

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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Community Supports Church Through Spaghetti Supper

Community Supports Church Through Spaghetti Supper

 

A steady stream of diners made their way through the doors at the Escalon United Methodist Church on Saturday evening, ready to dig in to the annual spaghetti supper.

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Posted: Jan. 27, 2015 2:55 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 28, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Community Supports Church Through Spaghetti Supper Comments 0 Comments
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Road Work Due On Highways

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close the connector ramp from eastbound State Route 4(SR-4)/Crosstown Freeway to southbound SR-99 for highway construction.

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Posted: Jan. 27, 2015 3:13 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 28, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Road Work Due On Highways Comments 0 Comments

ECA Eyes New Partner

Escalon Community Ambulance is close to signing an agreement that should help keep the local service stable and available to local residents.

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Posted: Jan. 27, 2015 3:14 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 28, 2015 1:00 a.m. | ECA Eyes New Partner Comments 0 Comments
Dinner Benefits EHS Sober Grad

Dinner Benefits EHS Sober Grad

Traffic was steady and the grill was fired up on Saturday, Jan. 24 as the Escalon High School Sober Grad committee worked to serve up the annual tri-tip drive thru dinner.

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Posted: Jan. 27, 2015 3:18 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 28, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Dinner Benefits EHS Sober Grad Comments 0 Comments
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Unique Downtown Boutique Open For Business

Unique Downtown Boutique Open For Business

The new Pencie and Ginger Children’s Boutique in Escalon, at 1702 Main, is the realization of a dream for owner Adriana Pinasco Lewis.

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Posted: Jan. 20, 2015 2:03 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 21, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Unique Downtown Boutique Open For Business Comments 0 Comments
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Regional Food Show Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Regional Food Show Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

More than 45 agricultural, political and educational leaders, as well as trade and regional media, took part in a unique regional agricultural and economic impact tour on Tuesday, Jan. 13, receiving a firsthand look at the diverse food and beverage industry that makes up California’s San Joaquin Valley. Tour attendees also celebrated the formal launch of the 2015 Fresno Food Expo presented by Union Bank, the nation’s largest regional food show now in its fifth year, as City of Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin and Fresno Food Expo exhibitors shared successes and growth over the past five years.

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Posted: Jan. 20, 2015 2:08 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 21, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Regional Food Show Celebrates Fifth Anniversary  Comments 0 Comments
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Capacity Crowd Enjoys Kiwanis Crab Feed

Capacity Crowd Enjoys Kiwanis Crab Feed

With over 300 diners in attendance, the Escalon Community Center was packed with people eager to crack into some crab on Saturday night.

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Posted: Jan. 20, 2015 3:42 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 21, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Capacity Crowd Enjoys Kiwanis Crab Feed Comments 0 Comments
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Police Department Taps Flores For Sergeant

After successfully testing and making it through the interview process, longtime Escalon Police Officer Gustavo Flores has been promoted to the rank of sergeant. Police Chief Mike Borges said Flores was tops among the candidates from within the department to fill a vacant sergeant position and he now joins Sgt. Milt Medeiros at that rank.

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Posted: Jan. 20, 2015 6:04 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 21, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Police Department Taps Flores For Sergeant Comments 0 Comments
Rotary Helps Collegeville Garden Grow

Rotary Helps Collegeville Garden Grow

Escalon Sunrise Rotary Club has been active in the Collegeville area recently, helping with the school garden and donating a greenhouse to the rural elementary site.

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Posted: Jan. 13, 2015 4:39 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 14, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Rotary Helps Collegeville Garden Grow Comments 0 Comments
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Artwork Featured At Local Nursery

Artwork Featured At Local Nursery

The start of the New Year has brought some new excitement to Escalon’s P&L Nursery, with upcoming demonstrations and a new ‘featured artist’ exhibit.

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Posted: Jan. 13, 2015 4:45 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 14, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Artwork Featured At Local Nursery Comments 0 Comments
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