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Newman man dies following altercation

Miguel De La CruzAuthorities seek leads in death of Marine veteran A 22-year-old Newman man whom authorities say was apparently assaulted during a Sunday morning altercation outside a Stevinson bar has died. Merced […]
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Ballot measure aims to limit growth, protect farm land

NEWMAN – Local voters will be considering approval of an urban growth boundary designed to preserve prime farmland when they cast their ballots in the Nov. 4 election. Measure Z, […]
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Ambulance district receives property appraisal

The former West Side Community Hospital building, which currently houses West Side Community Ambulance, has been described as an aging money pit which contributes to the strains on the ambulance […]
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Ambulance decision again postponed

The decision on whether West Side Community Ambulance will sign on with an outside firm for long-term management services or move forward on its own will wait one more month. […]
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Gustine council candidate profile: Pat Nagy

pat nagyGUSTINE – The city is emerging from a rough stretch and on the road to prosperity, incumbent City Councilman Pat Nagy said, but must continue its focus on bringing in […]
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Gustine council candidate profie: Ellen Hasness

GUSTINE – A vibrant downtown is essential to a vibrant community, City Council candidate Ellen Hasness emphasizes. Interest in helping Gustine revitalize its downtown was one of the factors which […]
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Gustine council candidate profile: Bart Garcia

GUSTINE – In his 14 years on the City Council, Bart Garcia has seen Gustine endure tough times and challenges. The incumbent candidate believes that Gustine has fostered stability and […]
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‘Honor flight’ takes veteran to WW II Memorial

GUSTINE – Seventy years ago, Victor “Tex” Hargett served his nation, helping defend freedom in a war that raged across much of Europe and the Pacific. Last month, Hargett was […]
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Obituary: Jeffrey Bloyed

Jeffrey BloyedJeffrey Stephen Bloyed of Ceres passed away Sept. 19. He was 57. Mr. Bloyed was born in Turlock. He was raised in Gustine, and graduated from Gustine High. He split […]
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Obituary: Dwain Forbus

Former West Side resident and educator Dwain Forbus passed away Sept. 29. He was 75. Mr. Forbus was born in Rose Bud, Ark., and raised in Newman. He was a […]
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