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Fall for Lake Tahoe's  secret season: Autumn

Fall for Lake Tahoe's secret season: Autumn

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (AP) - Fringed by snow or gleaming cobalt blue under sunny skies, Lake Tahoe is a favorite in summer and winter. But there ... Read More
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Posted: Sep. 22, 2017 1:25

Citywide Sale Set For Early October

Citywide Sale Set For Early October

Escalon’s annual Citywide Yard Sale will mark its 25th year in 2017 and is on the calendar for Saturday, Oct. 7.

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Posted: Sep. 20, 2017 9:57 a.m. | Citywide Sale Set For Early October Comments 0 Comments
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TAKE A BREAK

TAKE A BREAK

Soccer can be exhausting, especially for the youngest players in the Escalon Recreation youth soccer program. Here, a seat near the sideline seemed to be ...

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Posted: Sep. 20, 2017 9:57 a.m. | TAKE A BREAK Comments 0 Comments
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Coast To Coast Cycling Tour Takes On Poverty

Coast To Coast Cycling Tour Takes On Poverty

Back in 2013, Escalon resident Joann Van Vliet did something she never thought she would do – join a bicycle tour, riding coast to coast.

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Posted: Sep. 20, 2017 9:56 a.m. | Coast To Coast Cycling Tour Takes On Poverty Comments 0 Comments
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Lions Club Sweetens Local Scavenger Hunt

Lions Club Sweetens Local Scavenger Hunt

Joining in the craze sweeping the nation, the Escalon Lions Club is hosting a ‘great golden rock hunt’ around the community.

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Posted: Sep. 20, 2017 9:54 a.m. | Lions Club Sweetens Local Scavenger Hunt Comments 0 Comments
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Condemned Property Reviewed By Council

Condemned Property Reviewed By Council

Structures at 2101 and 2103 Jackson Ave., Escalon, have been deemed uninhabitable, been boarded up, and, based on the action of the Escalon City Council ...

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Posted: Sep. 20, 2017 9:52 a.m. | Condemned Property Reviewed By Council Comments 0 Comments
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MJC Science Series Begins

MJC Science Series Begins

Modesto Junior College’s weekly Science Colloquium will kick off the fall semester series with the topic “Global Climate Change Update” presented by Richard Anderson ...

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KAT COUNTRY VISIT

KAT COUNTRY VISIT

Dent Elementary students were featured recently on KAT Country 103, saying the Pledge of Allegiance over the airwaves and visiting with the morning crew that ...

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Donated Items Sought For Scholarship Fundraiser

Donated Items Sought For Scholarship Fundraiser

The Escalon Sportsman’s Club on River Road will be host site for the upcoming Dinner/Dance/Auction in honor of Grant and Jason Arnold ...

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Posted: Sep. 20, 2017 9:49 a.m. | Donated Items Sought For Scholarship Fundraiser 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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Escalon First Baptist Hosting Bible ‘Walk-Through’

Escalon First Baptist Hosting Bible ‘Walk-Through’

A five-session Bible “walk-through” covering both the entire old and new Testaments, from Genesis through Revelation, will be offered at Escalon First Baptist Church from ...

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Posted: Sep. 20, 2017 9:43 a.m. | Escalon First Baptist Hosting Bible ‘Walk-Through’ Comments 0 Comments
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Service Academy Info Night

Service Academy Info Night

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) will host a Service Academy Information Night on Thursday, Sept. 21 at Gregori High School in Modesto. This event ...

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Posted: Sep. 20, 2017 9:42 a.m. | Service Academy Info Night 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: Sep. 20, 2017 9:39 a.m. | Datebook Comments 0 Comments
Escalon Outlaws Host ‘Back The Blue’ Homecoming

Escalon Outlaws Host ‘Back The Blue’ Homecoming

 

Saturday was a full day of activity for the Escalon Outlaws youth football and cheer squads, as they celebrated Homecoming 2017. The theme for the ...

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Posted: Sep. 20, 2017 9:38 a.m. | Escalon Outlaws Host ‘Back The Blue’ Homecoming Comments 0 Comments
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Steady Prices Seen At Pump

Steady Prices Seen At Pump

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have not moved in the past week, averaging $3.01/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of ...

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Posted: Sep. 20, 2017 9:34 a.m. | Steady Prices Seen At Pump Comments 0 Comments
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Fire Calls

Fire Calls

Escalon Consolidated Fire Protection District responded to 23 calls for service during the period of Monday, Sept. 11 through Sunday, Sept. 17. Calls included:

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Motorists Urged To Observe Watch Out For Wildlife Week

Motorists Urged To Observe Watch Out For Wildlife Week

Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) remind motorists to remain alert for wildlife on roadways during Watch Out for Wildlife Week ...

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Candidate Debate In Turlock

The Central Valley Democratic Club is hosting a debate on Wednesday, Sept. 20 among all of the declared Democratic Party candidates on the issues of ...

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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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Cool Breezes, Classic Cars Cruise In To Park

Cool Breezes, Classic Cars Cruise In To Park

Numbers were down slightly – with just a handful under 300 cars on display – but the 24th edition of the Escalon Lions Club Autumn Cruise nonetheless ...

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Posted: Sep. 13, 2017 9:35 a.m. | Cool Breezes, Classic Cars Cruise In To Park Comments 0 Comments
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MEMBER APPRECIATION

MEMBER APPRECIATION

Escalon Community Ambulance hosted its second annual Member Appreciation Breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 10 at the Escalon Community Center. Top photo, ECA Chief Mike Pitassi ...

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Posted: Sep. 13, 2017 9:33 a.m. | MEMBER APPRECIATION Comments 0 Comments
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Exchange Program Seeking Area Representatives

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking individuals to serve as Area Representatives in the local community. ASSE provides academic year and semester exchange programs ...

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Posted: Sep. 13, 2017 9:32 a.m. | Exchange Program Seeking Area Representatives Comments 0 Comments

Kickoff Event For League Of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of San Joaquin County will host its annual kickoff event on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at ...

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Heart Walk Hits College Campus On Saturday

Heart Walk Hits College Campus On Saturday

Thousands of walkers will descend on the California State University, Stanislaus campus on Saturday, Sept. 16 for the American Heart Association’s annual Stanislaus Heart ...

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Posted: Sep. 13, 2017 9:31 a.m. | Heart Walk Hits College Campus On Saturday Comments 0 Comments
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County Ag Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

The San Joaquin County Agricultural Hall of Fame, now in its 33rd year, is pleased to announce its 2017 inductees. This year’s award recipients ...

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Posted: Sep. 13, 2017 9:30 a.m. | County Ag Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced Comments 0 Comments
FRIENDLY SALE

FRIENDLY SALE

Friends of the Escalon Library hosted a book sale on Saturday, with their popular ‘buck a bag’ sale going on. Here, Dent Elementary school teacher ...

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Posted: Sep. 13, 2017 9:22 a.m. | FRIENDLY SALE Comments 0 Comments
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