STANISLAUS COUNTY — Area fire crews crews are fighting a large wildland fire west of Patterson.
GUSTINE - Contract negotiations for 2019-20 between the Gustine Unified School District and its teachers took a contentious turn before the school board last week.
GUSTINE - The Gustine Unified School District is once again sponsoring a free summer meals program, offering breakfast and lunch weekdays into early August.
A Monday morning accident on Highway 33 at Inyo in Newman sent a loaded tomato truck careening into the Yancey Lumber barn but resulted in only minor injury, authorities reported. Newman Police Lt. Brett Short told Mattos Newspapers that the 11 a.m. accident involved an eastbound Ford F350 t…
GUSTINE - The Gustine Police Department has added four new, grant-funded electric vehicles to its fleet.
Mattos Newspapers has welcomed Alex Banks as a new writer and photographer to the staff of the West Side Index and Gustine Press-Standard.
NEWMAN - Pioneer Park will be transformed into a showcase of vintage vehicles Sunday, June 23, when Comforting Kids hosts its 11th annual car show.
The West Side was well-represented in the 46th annual Lions High School Central California All-Star Football Game played Saturday evening at Lincoln High School in Stockton. The South roster included Tyler Vargas and Kevin Bennett from Orestimba and Alex Guerrero from Gustine. The South drop…
The Westside Tennis Club and Gustine Recreation Department teamed up to host a tennis camp last week in Schmidt Park. Among the participants were, front from left, Ivana Gonzalez, Chloe Lewis, Isabella Cortez, Luke Szenasi, Ellery Gustafson and Colby Cabral. In back, from left, are instructo…
Former Orestimba High and Modesto Junior College football standout Austin Martins has set his sights on making an impact at the Division I collegiate level.
SANTA NELLA - Romero School played host to its annual Olympic-style games Friday morning on campus.
Yolo Middle School was well represented at the 72nd annual Harold Pope Jr. Relays held May 11 at Modesto Junior College.
The 2019 Miss Gustine Pageant will be held Saturday evening, June 29, at the Gustine High auditorium. The pageant follows the Little Mr. and Miss Gustine Contest, which begins at 5:30 p.m.
The importance of healthy habits and sound nutrition will take center stage Monday, June 24, in Newman, when the West Side Health Care Advisory Task Force hosts its 11th annual Healthy Choices summit.
The Trump administration has proposed adding a question to the 2020 U.S. census that would ask respondents about their citizenship status. Proponents argue that a core purpose of the census is to tally the number of citizens residing in the country. Opponents call the move discriminatory.