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‘Suspicious persons’ report triggers Diablo response

DIABLO GRANDE – Law enforcement converged on Diablo Grande Tuesday morning for a report of unknown subjects armed with shotguns, authorities said. Officers reportedly conducted an extensive search of a […]
April 15, 2014 | Posted in: News, Police Beat | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Machado appointed to school board seat

Superintendent Ed Felt administered the oath of office to newly-appointed Newman-Crows Landing board member Georgette Machado last Tuesday.NEWMAN – The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District Board of Trustees is back at full strength following the appointment of retired teacher Georgette Machado last week. But that decision did […]
April 11, 2014 | Posted in: Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

NCLUSD board agrees on superintendent candidate

NEWMAN – The search for a new superintendent for the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District was narrowed down to a preferred candidate after two intense days of interviews Friday and […]
April 11, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

‘Paid time off’ policy costly for ambulance

Long-time employees of West Side Community Ambulance receive more than 27 hours of paid time off for every two-week pay period worked under a policy which, in tandem with an […]
April 11, 2014 | Posted in: News | 1 Comment | Full Story »

‘Every 15 Minutes’ a sobering experience

Jeff Nunes was among the parents reading emotional farewell letters to their children during Friday’s mock funeral which concluded the Every 15 Minutes program.GUSTINE – One bad decision can end or forever alter a young life in a moment’s time, shattering families and leaving loved ones to deal with the agonizing grief that […]
April 11, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Resource officer making a difference on Romero campus

SANTA NELLA – Merced County sheriff’s deputies have been trading their regular beats for the classrooms and playgrounds of Romero Elementary School twice a week. Just weeks into the agreement […]
April 11, 2014 | Posted in: Community, News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

OHS senior honored by Denham

NEWMAN – Orestimba High senior Brooke Rocha was among 28 students honored recently by Congressman Jeff Denham for their extraordinary academic, civic and extra-curricular activities. Rocha, the daughter of Randy […]
April 11, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Sentence handed down in murder of Gustine man

By Rob Parsons MERCED SUN-STAR Story reprinted courtesy of Merced Sun-Star Kimberly Brewer stood before a crowded courtroom Friday morning and said she would never forgive the gang member who […]
April 11, 2014 | Posted in: News, Police Beat | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Gustine postpones action on police cars, food trucks

GUSTINE – A short-handed City Council last week delayed deliberations on replacement of the Gustine Police Department’s aging fleet of patrol vehicles, as well as a request the the city […]
April 11, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Police Beat – April 10

Gustine Police Graffiti cases under investigation Gustine police are investigating five gang graffiti incidents which occurred over the weekend and are believed to be linked. According to authorities the cases […]
April 11, 2014 | Posted in: Police Beat | 0 Comments | Full Story »