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Inspection pinpoints GHS concerns

GUSTINE – A recent facility inspection of three local schools yielded “good” ratings for Gustine Elementary and Romero, but only a “fair” mark for Gustine High. The high school report […]

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News Briefs – Oct. 23

Pumpkin decorating Pumpkin decorating is in store at the Newman branch library Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. Children and their families are invited to choose a pumpkin to decorate […]
October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Celebrations – Oct. 16

Happy Birthday Oct. 19 Jamie Correia, Jacki Mello, Courtney Mendes, Amy Rocha, Julie Barcelos, Doris Cardoza (In Memory), Jose Alvarez Jr., Cheryl Gomes, Eric Medeiros, Amy Sutton, Rebecca Wellington, Christopher […]
October 16, 2014 | 1 Comment | Full Story »

Hauntingly good time in store at old hospital

The dark hallways and eery rooms of the former West Side Community Hospital will come back to life next weekend for all who dare enter…..all in the name of Halloween […]
October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Opinion »

Dean Harris: Gustine FFA team bound for nationals

A little bit about a lot of things: • Four Gustine High FFA members are bound for Kentucky, where they will represent not only their school and community but their […]
October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Letter: Urges ‘no’ vote on Measure P

To the editor: I am writing with my deepest concerns for the upcoming election regarding Measure P. As a land owner who resides within the district, I have been reading […]
October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Letter: GUSD bond needed to upgrade schools

To the editor: We need to modernize the schools in our school district now. We want to improve the quality of schools so they meet today’s safety, technological and educational […]
October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Sports »

Redskins shut down Knights

ghs v football 2Gustine put itself firmly in the thick of the Southern League race with a solid victory over visiting Ripon Christian Friday night. The Redskins took control late, scoring the final […]
October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Braves, Denair battle to 6-6 tie

Orestimba rolled up yards but not points Friday, as turnovers repeatedly stymied the Braves in what eventually ended in a 6-6 tie with visiting Denair. The Braves, who came into […]
October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

JV Redskins turn back Ripon Christian

ghs jv football 2Ripon Christian played unbeaten Gustine on nearly even terms for the better part of one half Friday. Then the JV Redskins took over. A touchdown seconds before intermission gave the […]
October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Obituaries »

Obituary: Dorothy Cardenas

Life-long Crows Landing resident Dorothy Soares Cardenas passed away Oct. 19 at 93 years of age. Mrs. Cardenas was a cafeteria worker for nearly 20 years in Newman-Crows Landing schools. […]
October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Obituary: Sadie Escobar-Oliveira

Sadie Escobar OliveiraSadie Ann Escobar-Oliveira of Newman passed away Oct. 17. She was 87. Mrs. Escobar-Oliveira was born in Oxnard. Mrs. Escobar-Oliveira attended Holy Names University. A resident of Newman for 76 […]
October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Obituary: Billy Joe Wright

Billy Joe WrightBilly Joe Wright, 84, of Gustine, passed away Oct. 18. Mr. Wright was a native of Clovis, N.M. He was a resident of Gustine for 49 years. Mr. Wright was […]
October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Full Story »