A county lawsuit suggests a retail shop near Oakdale was not truthful when it applied for a business license in August 2012. The county issued the license based on the application, and since then, Kiona’s Farm’acy has dispensed medical marijuana from a store at River Road and Highway 120, just north of the city of Oakdale. A county lawsuit seeks to close the dispensary.
The Oakdale Irrigation District board upped this year’s water deliveries from 30 to 36 inches, but the point was nearly lost in bait-and-switch accusations from petitioners angry about Trinitas Partners also getting water during the drought.
Treasure hunters in search of rare finds for their personal collections looked through more than 100 booths filled with antiques, collectibles and crafts during Sunday’s Knights Ferry Gold Country Peddler’s Faire.
The Oakdale and South San Joaquin irrigation districts are optimistic that state water officials on Friday will approve a compromise that should satisfy local farmers and fish advocates and keep Tulloch Lake high enough for recreation until fall.
Oakdale farmers must wait until April 21 to find out how much irrigation water they’ll get this year, and Oakdale Irrigation District leaders are contemplating suing to protect their rights to Stanislaus River water.
It’s been more than 60 years since Gene Benedix was shot in the arm as he and other members of the 38th Infantry Regiment of the 2nd Infantry Division fought the North Koreans. On Tuesday, he received his Purple Heart during a ceremony at Oakdale’s Gladys L. Lemmons Senior Community Center before about 75 family members, friends and other well-wishers.
It was a Saturday of classics in Knights Ferry – cars and rock. Live classic rock provided a musical backdrop to the the second Classic Car Show offered by the Knights Ferry Community Club. Food and drink added to the atmosphere for car enthusiasts, who enjoyed 150 or so vehicles on display. Proceeds will go to community improvements and increasing scholarships for Knights Ferry Elementary School students.