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Mandatory restrictions in water use will be considered Tuesday night by the Gustine City Council. The city must adopt a mandatory conservation program to comply with newly-enacted state regulations.

Mandatory water conservation in the works

GUSTINE – Local leaders are weighing their options for complying with mandatory water conservation measures imposed by the state. Gustine has relied on voluntary conservation, City Manager Greg Greeson said, […]

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Katen honored as festival grand marshal

Ed KatenNEWMAN – Ed Katen has been cop and coach, mayor and school board member in his more than three decades in Newman. The long-time resident was recently honored for his […]
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News Briefs – July 31

Project benefits Quilts of Honor The Newman Lions Club is sponsoring a drawing for several locally-crafted quilts as a benefit for the Quilts of Honor program. Quilts of Honor creates […]
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4-H members earn honors at Stanislaus County Fair

Newman 4-H Club members earned a variety of project honors at the Stanislaus County Fair. David Drumonde, Rebecca Mendoza, Emily Gamboa, Lucas Garcia, Allegra Silveira, Aria Silveira, Daniel Gomes Jr., […]
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Opinion »

Toni Butero: Hot weekend at swim championships

While most sane people were inside enjoying the air conditioning this weekend, Samuel and I ventured over to Atwater for the Merced County Swim League Championships which were held at […]
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Dean Harris: Caring community steps forward once again

A little bit about a lot of things: •  Our communities are well-known for their compassion and generosity when those among us are in times of need…..even when we might […]
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Bill Mattos: Looking forward to Newman Fall Festival

STANISLAUS FAIR A WINNER, FALL FESTIVAL NEXT. Attendance, carnival rides, concession sales and spirits were all up this year over last at the Stanislaus County Fair, which is good news […]
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Sports »

Stevinson Ranch rebuilds after devastating fire

The acclaimed Stevinson Ranch golf course is recovering after suffering a devastating fire in 2013 that destroyed the clubhouse.STEVINSON – One challenging year has gone by since a devastating fire tore through the clubhouse at Stevinson Ranch. The new look emerging in the aftermath places an emphasis on […]
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Bullets claim softball World Series titles

The Easton Westside Bullets 16U team captured championship honors at the NSA Western World Series recently in Las Vegas. Team members include, front from left, Taylor Hannette, Cassandra Olvera, Idalis Besinaiz and Hannah Martel. In back, from left, are Brianna Durkin, Brittney Murray, Brianna Palafox, Krystal Robinson, Julia Patereau, Leanna Lindsey, Jordyn Woosley and Lucero Vargas.The temperature wasn’t the only thing sizzling in Las Vegas earlier this month. Two teams from the Newman-based Easton Westside Bullets captured top honors in the National Softball Association Western […]
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Obituaries »

Obituary: John G. Fantazia Jr.

Fantazia obitJohn Gordon Fantazia Jr. of Gustine passed away July 23. He was 88. Mr. Fantazia was born in Volta. He was a lifelong resident of Gustine. He was a dairyman […]
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Obituary: Adriano Faustino

Adriano Faustino, a long-time resident of the Gustine-Newman area, passed away July 19 at 90 years of age. Mr. Faustino was born in Manadas, Sao Jorge, the Azores. He was […]
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Obituary: Cynthia Quill

Gustine native and Gustine High graduate Cynthia Quill of Aptos passed away July 21 at 60 years of age. Mrs. Quill was an instructional technician working with special needs students […]
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