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Gustine council approves solar power deal

GUSTINE – A two-acre solar facility will be providing energy to help power the city’s wastewater treatment plant for the next 20 years. City Council members last week signed off […]

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Weekend rains deliver up to two inches

A weekend storm system delivered varying amounts of rainfall on the West Side. Weather watchers reported storm totals ranging from 1-2 inches of precipitation from the showers that swept into […]
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Yolo work showcases in ‘Art at the Center’

Curriculum-based work of Yolo Middle School students is on display this month at the McConnell Center. Work from several different classes is featured, with the emphasis on the classroom studies […]
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Community Calendar – Feb. 12

Friday, Feb. 13 Salad luncheon Newman Historical Society salad bar luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., St. Joachim’s Parish Hall. Tickets are $10. Takeout and delivery available with advance orders. […]
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Opinion »

Valentine’s couples, rivalry hoops and more…..

A little bit about a lot of things: •  With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we’re pleased this week to bring our readers stories of local couples in our […]
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Jeff Denham: Pursuing an all-of-the-above energy strategy

With the convening of the 114th Congress last month and Republican control of both the House and Senate, there is a new opportunity to pass legislation to move our country […]
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Bill Mattos: Talking turkey from the sunny shores of Puerto Rico

OVERNIGHT TO PUERTO RICO. Most turkey farmers live in Minnesota and North Carolina, so when their annual convention comes around they usually like warm places like Tucson, Scottsdale, San Diego, […]
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Sports »

Redskins edge rival Orestimba

Gustine outlasted a resilient Orestimba team Friday in a game that was not decided until the Warriors’ final shot of the night bounced off the rim at the buzzer. The […]
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Lady Redskins take command of SL race

Gustine rallied past rival Orestimba in an intense battle of Southern League co-leaders Thursday to take command of the race for the league title. The Lady Redskins, after falling behind […]
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OHS wrestler Wallace qualifies for state

Orestimba High wrestler Molly Wallace earned a berth in the girls state wrestling tournament with a strong showing at the Sac-Joaquin Section tournament last weekend in Stockton. Wallace, wrestling at […]
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Obituaries »

Obituary: Mary Simoes

Mary Cecelia Simoes, 95, of LaGrange passed away Feb. 5. Mrs. Simoes was a native of Gustine. She lived in the Newman-Gustine area until 1990, when she moved to LaGrange. […]
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Obituary: Kenneth White

Former Newman resident Kenneth Paul White of San Jose passed away Feb. 6 at 88 years of age. Mr. White was born in Omaha, Neb. He lived in Newman from […]
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Obituary: Irwin Husman

Irwin E. Husman, 91, of Newman passed away Jan. 30. Mr. Husman was born in Newman. He was a 1941 graduate of Gustine High. He was a long-time creamery worker […]
February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments | Full Story »