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Modesto Film Society Screens Holiday Movies

Throughout December, the State Theatre at 1307 J St., Modesto, will be offering a variety of holiday-themed films and Christmas classics. Read More
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Posted: Dec. 05, 2017 3:41

Singalong At Hutton’s Hamlet

Singalong At Hutton’s Hamlet

All are welcome to join in for the 19th Annual Christmas Singalong at Hutton’s Hamlet on Thursday, Dec. 21 at 6 p.m.

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Veenstra Earns Honors At Farm Bureau Meet

Escalon resident Katie Veenstra, a young Farm Bureau member from San Joaquin County and a student at Fresno State University, won the Discussion Meet contest ...

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Datebook

Datebook

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

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LET IT SNOW

LET IT SNOW

Attendees at Escalon’s Christmas on Main were able to enjoy a little bit of ‘snow’ falling on them Saturday, with a huge crowd coming ...

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Pitassi Retires From ECA After 30 Years At The Helm

Pitassi Retires From ECA After 30 Years At The Helm

For years he has been the ‘face’ of Escalon Community Ambulance.

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Posted: Dec. 06, 2017 11:23 a.m. | Pitassi Retires From ECA After 30 Years At The Helm Comments 0 Comments
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Shaw Family Band Featured In Christmas Gospel Concert

Shaw Family Band Featured In Christmas Gospel Concert

Escalon First Baptist Church is inviting the community to an uplifting family Gospel Christmas concert by the Shaw Family Band on Friday, Dec. 15 at ...

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Girls Sought For DYW Program

Girls Sought For DYW Program

Soroptimist International of Oakdale is seeking Junior Class girls to participate in the Distinguished Young Women of Oakdale for the Class of 2019 scholarship program ...

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Vendors Plan Holiday Boutique

Vendors Plan Holiday Boutique

Make plans to attend the upcoming Happy Wife, Happy Life Christmas Boutique, being offered on Monday, Dec. 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p ...

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Farmington Welcomes Santa Claus, Holidays

Farmington Welcomes Santa Claus, Holidays

The annual Farmington Fire Department Community Christmas Party is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 8 at the firehouse, corner of Escalon-Bellota Road and Highway 4 in ...

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Holiday Season Arrives In Grandpa’s Barn

Holiday Season Arrives In Grandpa’s Barn

From young entrepreneurs with ‘Bow Ties for Girls’ to handmade tie-dyed clothing, and the more traditional Tupperware and Scentsy vendors, the Christmas in Grandpa’s ...

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C.A.R.E. Donation Tops 1,400 Pounds Of Food

C.A.R.E. Donation Tops 1,400 Pounds Of Food

The City of Escalon through eTrans hosted its seventh annual “Stuff The Bus” food drive from Saturday, Nov. 18 to Sunday, Nov. 19 in front ...

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Posted: Dec. 06, 2017 11:16 a.m. | C.A.R.E. Donation Tops 1,400 Pounds Of Food Comments 0 Comments
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Senior Menu

Senior Menu

Senior Meals are served at the Escalon Community Center every Tuesday and Thursday at 11:15 a.m.; local seniors are invited to come prior ...

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Promotions, New Hires Bolster Escalon Police Department Ranks

Promotions, New Hires Bolster Escalon Police Department Ranks

With the recent departure of Milt Medeiros to take the position of Police Chief in Gustine, the Escalon Police Department lost one of its sergeants.

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Posted: Dec. 06, 2017 11:13 a.m. | Promotions, New Hires Bolster Escalon Police Department Ranks Comments 0 Comments
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Community Turns Out For Festive Christmas On Main

Community Turns Out For Festive Christmas On Main

Officially ushering in the holiday season, Escalon’s annual Christmas on Main drew a huge crowd to the downtown area for an afternoon and evening ...

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ADOPTION DAY

ADOPTION DAY

An Open House at the Escalon Animal Shelter on Saturday also included a special adoption day event and encouraged people to visit the shelter with ...

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Fire Calls

Fire Calls

Escalon Consolidated Fire Protection District responded to 18 calls for service during the period of Monday, Nov. 27 through Sunday, Dec. 3. Calls included:

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Disaster Legislation Aims To Support Communities

Disaster Legislation Aims To Support Communities

The Supporting Mitigation Activities and Resiliency Targets for Rebuilding Act, also known as the SMART Rebuilding Act, is aimed at lowering the cost of natural ...

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Winners Of Congressional App Challenge Announced

Winners Of Congressional App Challenge Announced

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) recently announced Haiying Zeng and Divya Katyal of Elizabeth Ustach Middle School in Modesto as the California 10th District ...

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American Red Cross Begins Collecting Platelet Donations

American Red Cross Begins Collecting Platelet Donations

Platelet donations are starting in this region next year through the American Red Cross.

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December Sees Dip At Pump

December Sees Dip At Pump

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have fallen 0.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.00/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy ...

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Compassionate Friends Plans Annual Candle Lighting

Compassionate Friends Plans Annual Candle Lighting

The death of a child is devastating and it’s important to the family that the child always be remembered. That’s why members of ...

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Library Planning Fun Activities For Families

Library Planning Fun Activities For Families

Along with the weekly storytime and Makerspace events, the Escalon Library on Second Street has a couple of special programs planned for December.

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Family Fun, Holiday Events Offered At Grandpa’s Barn

Family Fun, Holiday Events Offered At Grandpa’s Barn

Christmas in Grandpa’s Barn and special holiday craft workshops are on the schedule in December, offered through Lorina’s Edible Garden.

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Thanksgiving Dinner Brings Residents Together For Holiday

Thanksgiving Dinner Brings Residents Together For Holiday

Escalon’s Community Center was humming with activity on Thanksgiving Day.

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Downtown Project Moves Closer To Final Approval

Downtown Project Moves Closer To Final Approval

Progress is slowly being made on the conversion of the former city offices in the downtown area to a new housing and business complex.

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Posted: Nov. 29, 2017 11:14 a.m. | Downtown Project Moves Closer To Final Approval Comments 0 Comments
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