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Variant B.1.351 Detected in Stanislaus County

Variant B.1.351 Detected in Stanislaus County

Variant B.1.351 Detected in Stanislaus County Stanislaus County, CA — First two cases of SARS-CoV-2 Variant B.1.351 have been detected in StanislausCounty. This is the variant that was first identified in South Africa and is more infectious withapproximately 50 percent higher transmission rate. The cases are not believed to be travel related.“The detection of the […]

By April 8, 2021 Read More →
Stanislaus County Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

Stanislaus County Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

Stanislaus County Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Stanislaus County, CA — The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has announced that COVID-19 vaccine eligibility will expand to people aged 50 and over, beginning on April 1st, 2021. In conjunction with this expansion of eligibility, the CDPH allows provider discretion to vaccinate those who live in high- […]

By March 30, 2021 Read More →
Stanislaus County Moves to the Red Tier

Stanislaus County Moves to the Red Tier

Stanislaus County Moves to the Red Tier Stanislaus County, CA — California Department of Public Health announced today that Stanislaus County has met the requirements to move into the Red Tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. This change is based on the accelerated health equity metric with a percentage of positive tests (5.0%, […]

By March 23, 2021 Read More →
Community Hospice Offers New Virtual Quaran-Teen Challenge Program

Community Hospice Offers New Virtual Quaran-Teen Challenge Program

Community Hospice Offers New Virtual Quaran-Teen Challenge Program  MODESTO, CA (March 19, 2021) –Community Hospice Grief Support Services Department is pleased to introduce Quaran-Teen Challenge a new virtual program for teens, ages 13-17, who are experiencing issues due to loss. During this time of tremendous uncertainty due to the COVID-19 public health emergency crisis, many have […]

By March 19, 2021 Read More →
Libraries to Open at Limited Capacities

Libraries to Open at Limited Capacities

Libraries to open for browsing and checkout at limited capacities Most Stanislaus County Libraries will open for browsing and checkout of materials beginning Monday, March 22. Capacities will be limited, in keeping with the State of California’s current guidance for opening. Masks and social distancing will be required. In order to maintain capacity limits, libraries […]

By March 18, 2021 Read More →
Hazel Houser Spencer: Woman of History

Hazel Houser Spencer: Woman of History

Hazel Houser Spencer: Woman of History by Stella Beratlis Hazel Houser Spencer, Stanislaus County lyricist and composer of many country and gospel songs of renown, is not widely known outside of country music and bluegrass history circles. I’ve been on a personal mission, of sorts, to change that. This year, I nominated Hazel Houser Spencer […]

By March 1, 2021 Read More →
Black History Month Modesto & Stanislaus County

Black History Month Modesto & Stanislaus County

Savannah Williams, the owner of SWI Productions, has been hard at work to ensure Black History Month 2021 is uniquely and collectively celebrated throughout the Central Valley! By bringing 11 other organizations together there is a guarantee of a full calendar of events, workshops, plays, panels and much more! Each organization is excited to bring […]

By February 1, 2021 Read More →
Crab Feed

Crab Feed

8th ANNUAL OAKDALE CRAB FEED TICKETS ON SALE TO BENEFIT OAKDALE RESIDENTS  WHO:               Center for Human Services Oakdale Family Resource and Counseling Center (FRC)  WHAT:              Crab Feed fundraiser to raise money for the Oakdale FRC’s numerous programs for children, families and individuals. The Oakdale FRC will be celebrating their 10-year anniversary in 2021. This year the Crab Feed is drive-thru or delivery, but […]

By January 17, 2021 Read More →
PSA: New COVID Vaccine PODs Opening

PSA: New COVID Vaccine PODs Opening

New COVID-19 Vaccine PODs Opening in Stanislaus County Stanislaus County – In partnership with California State University – Stanislaus (StanState) and the City of Modesto, Stanislaus County Public Health will be opening two COVID-19 Vaccine Point of Distribution (PODs) sites next week. The new sites will be located at Modesto Centre Plaza and\ StanState starting […]

By January 17, 2021 Read More →
MSO Present Virtual Recital

MSO Present Virtual Recital

MODESTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT   PIANIST STEPHEN HOUGH VIRTUAL RECITAL JANUARY 14  MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will present a virtual recital featuring renowned pianist Stephen Hough and hosted by Associate Conductor Ryan Murray on Thursday, January 14 at 7:00 pm. The virtual performance will feature a variety of works by Bach, Schumann, and Liszt.   “We were lucky […]

By January 5, 2021 Read More →
Oak Valley Community Bank Announces Executive VP

Oak Valley Community Bank Announces Executive VP

OAK VALLEY COMMUNITY BANK ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT PROMOTIONS OAKDALE, CA – Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and their Eastern Sierra Community Bank division, recently announced the promotions of Julie DeHart to Executive Vice President, Retail Banking Group, and Cathy Ghan to Executive Vice President, Commercial […]

By January 5, 2021 Read More →
Annual Concert to Benefit Modesto Peace/Life Center

Annual Concert to Benefit Modesto Peace/Life Center

John McCutcheon performs live-streaming concert Jan. 9 to benefit Modesto Peace/Life Center Six-time Grammy nominated folk musician John McCutcheon has been performing a yearly benefit concert for the Peace/Life Center for nearly 20 years. This year the concert will be streaming on Sat., January 9 at 4PM Pacific Standard Time. Johnny Cash called John McCutcheon “the […]

By December 18, 2020 Read More →
Toy Drive for PRC

Toy Drive for PRC

Modesto company holds toy drive to benefit child abuse prevention agency Contacts:Pierce Brooker, Piercing Instincts Property Management (209) 818-9550 Nicole Bravo, Piercing Instincts Property Management (209) 534-2459 Susan Mendieta Beasley, Parent Resource Center (209) 549-8193 Piercing Instincts Property Management in Modesto is collecting toys and gifts for the Parent Resource Center’s (PRC) client children ages […]

By December 9, 2020 Read More →
Center for Human Services Crab Feed

Center for Human Services Crab Feed

8thANNUAL OAKDALE CRAB FEED TICKETS ON SALE TO BENEFIT OAKDALE RESIDENTS  WHO: Center for Human Services Oakdale Family Resource and Counseling Center (FRC)  WHAT: Crab Feed fundraiser to raise money for the Oakdale FRC’s numerous programs for children, families and individuals. The Oakdale FRC will be celebrating their 10-year anniversary in 2021. This year the […]

By November 18, 2020 Read More →
MSO Virtual Youth Orchestra Concert

MSO Virtual Youth Orchestra Concert

MODESTO SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA TO PRESENT  VIRTUAL CONCERT NOVEMBER 18 MODESTO, CA – The Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra (MSYO), led by Music Director Ryan Murray, will open its 45th season with a virtual concert on Wednesday, November 18 at 7:00 pm. The virtual performance will feature both MSYO orchestras performing pieces including Pachelbel’s Canon and Bizet’s […]

By October 29, 2020 Read More →