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NCLUSD board okays pay increases

NEWMAN – Employees of the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District will receive a retroactive 3 percent raise under 2013-14 contract agreements ratified Sept. 2 by the school board. The district […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

New look for lunchtime at OHS

NEWMAN – Lunchtime has a different look at Orestimba High this year. With the switch to a block schedule, the school’s double lunches of last year have been condensed into […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Gustine city manager to retire

GUSTINE – City Hall is gearing up for a change in leadership following the announcement of Greg Greeson’s impending retirement as city manager, but local leaders did not have far […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Growers: Almond harvest down from last year

Workers are bringing in the almond harvest from West Side orchards. At side, a sweeper operator recently made his way through a Nunes Farms almond orchard.Almonds are rolling in from orchards to processors, but some growers report that yields are down from a year ago. Growers blamed two factors – unusual weather patterns and the […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Gustine beginning to rebuild reserves

GUSTINE – A slowly improving financial outlook has allowed the city to begin rebuilding the rainy day fund which was drained in the depths of the economic recession. City Council […]
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Sentence handed down in marijuana case

United States District Judget Anthony W. Ishii sentenced Sam Kounhavong, aka Inpong Kounhavong, 52, of Fresno, to two years in prison followed by three years of supervised release for his […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Police Beat – Sept. 11

Newman Police Drug-related arrests Newman police said four people were arrested by local authorities recently on drug-related charges. Authorities identified those taken into custody as: •  Juan C. Elizalde-Plascencia, 36, […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: Police Beat | 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 | Posted in: Community | 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 […]
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VFW Auxiliary members convene

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7635 Auxiliary met Sept. 2. President MaryAnn Watson conducted the meeting with 22 members in attendance at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Gustine. The […]
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