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TIME FOR BLOOMING FUN 300,000 reasons to visit Daffodil Hill

TIME FOR BLOOMING FUN 300,000 reasons to visit Daffodil Hill

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Posted: Mar. 21, 2017 3:13

Friday Transit Session Focuses On The Future

Friday Transit Session Focuses On The Future

A nearly three-hour session on the future of transit in Escalon featured several suggestions but no firm decisions on Friday.

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Students Study Salmon Cycle

Students Study Salmon Cycle

Two fifth grade classes at Dent Elementary School have some special guests residing with them for a while … salmon.

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:47 a.m. | Students Study Salmon Cycle Comments 0 Comments
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Mailbox Vandalism Becoming Rampant

Mailbox Vandalism Becoming Rampant

Several times over the past few weeks, vandals have broken into NBUs, Neighborhood Box Units, in a number of Escalon neighborhoods, looking to steal mail ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:46 a.m. | Mailbox Vandalism Becoming Rampant Comments 1 Comment
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Love Escalon Returns With April 8 Work Day

Love Escalon Returns With April 8 Work Day

After taking one year off, the Love Escalon community service work day will return to the area next month.

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:44 a.m. | Love Escalon Returns With April 8 Work Day Comments 0 Comments
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High School Schedules Open House, Ag Day

High School Schedules Open House, Ag Day

Escalon High School is a busy place this week, with the ongoing Arts Alive showcase of student artwork set up in the old gym, an ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:42 a.m. | High School Schedules Open House, Ag Day Comments 0 Comments
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Vendors Sought For Faire

Vendors Sought For Faire

Knights Ferry History Museum and Associates have joined with the Army Corps of Engineers to host the 27th Annual Gold Country Peddlers Faire on Sunday ...

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YES Company Auditions For Summer Production

YES (Youth Entertainment Stage) Company is seeking Stanislaus County students in grades 7-12, to be actors, singers, dancers, and crew members for the production of ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:39 a.m. | YES Company Auditions For Summer Production Comments 0 Comments
St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Offered At Library

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Offered At Library

Youngsters enjoyed following a trail left by mischievous leprechauns at the Escalon library on Thursday, eventually finding a ‘pot of gold’ outside the Second Street ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:38 a.m. | St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Offered At Library Comments 0 Comments
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Familiar Fragrances Fill Up City’s Community Center

Familiar Fragrances Fill Up City’s Community Center

Four cases of cabbage, 100 pounds of carrots, 150 pounds of potatoes, 350 pounds of corned beef … just a few of the ingredients being cooked ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:36 a.m. | Familiar Fragrances Fill Up City’s Community Center 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: Mar. 22, 2017 10:34 a.m. | Datebook Comments 0 Comments
EHS Class (Ring) Reunion

EHS Class (Ring) Reunion

Two Escalon High School class rings lost. Two found. Two reunited with owners.

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:32 a.m. | EHS Class (Ring) Reunion Comments 0 Comments
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Police Beat

Police Beat

NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Escalon Police Services, which is a public ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:31 a.m. | Police Beat Comments 0 Comments
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Emergency Dispatch Center Earns ‘Excellence’ Honor

Valley Regional Emergency Communication Center was approved as an Emergency Fire Dispatch Center of Excellence earlier this month by the Board of Accreditation of the ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:30 a.m. | Emergency Dispatch Center Earns ‘Excellence’ Honor Comments 0 Comments
Fire Calls

Fire Calls

Escalon Consolidated Fire Protection District responded to 20 calls for service during the period of Monday, March 13 through Sunday, March 19. Calls included:

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:29 a.m. | Fire Calls Comments 0 Comments
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Teacher Career Fair Slated For Saturday In Modesto

Teacher Career Fair Slated For Saturday In Modesto

The Stanislaus County Office of Education, SCOE, is hosting a Teacher Recruitment Job Fair on Saturday, March 25 from 8:30 a.m. to noon ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:27 a.m. | Teacher Career Fair Slated For Saturday In Modesto Comments 0 Comments
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Chamber Ribbon Cutting

Chamber Ribbon Cutting

All in the community are welcome to join in with the Escalon Chamber of Commerce for their next celebratory business ribbon cutting on Friday, March ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:26 a.m. | Chamber Ribbon Cutting Comments 0 Comments
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YOUNG AT HEART

YOUNG AT HEART

Senior citizens meet twice a week at the Escalon Community Center for some simple, easy, gentle exercise, focusing on flexibility and strength. Top photo, some ...

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County Schedules Senior Awareness Day In May

County Schedules Senior Awareness Day In May

San Joaquin County Senior Awareness Day has been scheduled for Wednesday, May 24 this year. Events will be hosted at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:24 a.m. | County Schedules Senior Awareness Day In May Comments 0 Comments
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Residents Can Sign Up For Life Line Screenings

Residents Can Sign Up For Life Line Screenings

Residents living in and around the Oakdale area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:22 a.m. | Residents Can Sign Up For Life Line Screenings 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.; come a little bit earlier for socializing.

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:21 a.m. | Senior Menu  Comments 0 Comments
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Auction Items Being Sought For Fair Boosters Fundraiser

Saturday, April 1 is the date for the Escalon Fair Boosters annual dinner, dance and auction.

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:20 a.m. | Auction Items Being Sought For Fair Boosters Fundraiser Comments 0 Comments
Escalon FFA Shines At Chico, Le Grand Field Day Contests

Escalon FFA Shines At Chico, Le Grand Field Day Contests

Thirty-one Escalon FFA members participated in seven Career Development Events (CDE) at the Chico and Le Grand Field Days on Saturday, March 11. The Escalon ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:20 a.m. | Escalon FFA Shines At Chico, Le Grand Field Day Contests Comments 0 Comments
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Dairy Princess Hopefuls Sought For District 5 Post

Dairy Princess Hopefuls Sought For District 5 Post

The local dairy industry is now accepting applications from young women wishing to compete for the District 5 (Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, El Dorado ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:18 a.m. | Dairy Princess Hopefuls Sought For District 5 Post Comments 0 Comments
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Slight Spring Drop Seen In Weekly Pump Prices

Slight Spring Drop Seen In Weekly Pump Prices

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.81/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:17 a.m. | Slight Spring Drop Seen In Weekly Pump Prices Comments 0 Comments
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General Managers Issue Joint Statement Opposing Water Plan

General Managers Issue Joint Statement Opposing Water Plan

In response to what they have termed the state’s “water grab” and in a coordinated, ongoing effort to “Save the Stan,” Oakdale Irrigation District ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 10:16 a.m. | General Managers Issue Joint Statement Opposing Water Plan  Comments 0 Comments
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