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City crews were working last week to clean the Sherman Parkway Ditch, which has become a concern for residents and for mosquito abatement officials.

Neglected drainage ditch raises concerns

NEWMAN – Local residents aren’t the only ones concerned about the condition of a drainage ditch running alongside the Sherman Parkway. Officials with the Turlock Mosquito Abatement District notified the […]

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News Briefs – Sept. 25

Toys for Tots, food registration Registration for the 2014 Newman Toys for Tots and holiday food program will be held today (Thursday) and Friday, Sept. 25-26. Registration will be held […]
September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Fashion boutique opens for business in Gustine

The Gustine Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting recently for Fancy Nancy’s Boutique. At center are co-owners Nancy and Eduardo Siqueiros and her parents Ann and Tony Poch. Friends, family and chamber officials looked on.GUSTINE – A new boutique specializing in high-end fashion has opened for business in downtown Gustine. Nancy Siqueiros and her husband, Eduardo, opened Fancy Nancy’s Boutique at 451 Fifth St. […]
September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

New real estate office opens in Newman

PMZ Real Estate agent Wendy Montgomery has opened an office in downtown Newman.NEWMAN – A new PMZ Real Estate office staffed by a West Side agent has set up shop in Newman. Long-time Gustine resident Wendy Montgomery is serving clients out of […]
September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Opinion »

Dean Harris: Soldiers Far From Home in process of dissolution

A little bit about a lot of things: •  An organization which has helped make life a little more bearable for deployed troops over the past decade is in the […]
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Susan Mattos: Studies illustrate importance of handwriting

A few weeks ago I wrote in my column about a very special man, John Azevedo, who dedicated his life to service – service to our country and service to […]
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Bill Mattos: Ushering in fall with hopes for rain to follow

SUMMER ENDS AND FALL BEGINS. It all happened early this week with little fanfare In fact, the first day of fall was more like the end of summer, but you […]
September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Sports »

Redskins post narrow victory

Gustine defender Hector Haro drags down a West Campus ball carrier.Gustine came home with a victory to show for its Saturday evening trip to Sacramento, where a stifling defense helped the Redskins overcome miscues in a 13-7 win over West […]
September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Lady Warriors, Waterford engage in epic match

Orestimba’s volleyball debut in the Southern League was anything but a routine night on the court. The Lady Warriors and visiting Waterford battled through five intense games – four of […]
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Lady Redskins win SL opener

Savannah Vargas fields a serve for the varsity Lady Redskins during their win over Pacheco last week.Gustine opened the Southern League volleyball season on a winning note last Thursday. The Lady Redskins swept past host Le Grand 26-24, 25-22, 25-12. Lindsey Hartman led a balanced hitting […]
September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Obituaries »

Obituary: Mozart Azevedo

mozart azevedo obitMozart Armindo Azevedo of Gustine passed away Sept. 15 at 83 years of age. Mr. Azevedo was born in St. Jorge, the Azores. He lived in Gustine for 41 years. […]
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Obituary: James Humphrey

James Lee Humphrey, 77, of Eureka, Nev., passed away Sept. 19. Mr. Humphrey was a ranch hand and cowboy. Please see notice at side for complete obituary details.
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Obituary: Marjorie Talbot

Marjorie Jane Bingham Talbot of San Jose passed away Sept. 7. She was 80. Mrs. Talbot was raised in Gustine. Please see notice at side for complete obituary details.
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