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Feature photo: Ambulance donation

The Gustine High School Centennial Committee recently presented a $750 donation to West Side Community Ambulance for its support during the July event. Rick Daniel, president of the ambulance board, accepted the donation from Centennial chair Pat Rocha.
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Media Gallery | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Bonita student artwork on display

Tylie Roque and Mateo Navarro, students in Jennifer Sexton’s second-grade class at Bonita, are among those with artwork on display at the McConnell Adult Education Center this month.Art work from various grades at Bonita School is featured in this month’s “Art at the Center” exhibit at the McConnell Adult Education Center. Kindergarten students of teacher Brandi Ellis […]
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News Briefs – Oct. 9

Flu shot clinic in Gustine The Merced County Department of Public Health will be conducting a flu shot clinic Thursday, Oct. 16, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Al Goman Community […]
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Feature photo: Sister city visit

The city of Gustine played host to visitors from its sister city of Angra on the Azores island of Terceira last Wednesday. Local officials hosted their guests in a brief reception at City Hall. From left are City Manager Greg Greeson, council members Pat Nagy and Joe Oliveira, Angra President Jose Gabriel de Alamo de Meneses, Angra Vice President Jose Lima and council member Bart Garcia.
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OHS homecoming salutes armed forces

NEWMAN – Homecoming at Orestimba this year will salute the armed forces. A full slate of homecoming activities, with an armed forces theme, is in store at the school next […]
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Snodderly: Retired educator running unopposed for NCLUSD board

Vern SnodderlyNEWMAN – Retired school superintendent Vern Snodderly is running unopposed for the Area 5 seat on the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School board. Snodderly, who has lived in Newman for 11 […]
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Community leader Ford-Azevedo passes away

Mary Ford-AzevedoGUSTINE – Mary Ford-Azevedo, a long-time advocate for Gustine’s business community and its youth, passed away Sunday at 79 years of age. Family and friends remembered Ford-Azevedo as both dedicated […]
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Vargas is Rotary’s ‘Citizen of the Year’

Newman Rotarians honored George Vargas as their Citizen of the Year for 2014. From left are Daron McDaniel, representing Congressman Jeff Denham; Vargas’ grandson Preston Cruey; Rotary Club President Pete Rookard; Vargas’ wife Roberta; Vargas; his daughter Trina Vargas; Ryan Heller, representing Assembly member Adam Gray; and Newman City Manager Michael Holland.NEWMAN – A West Side resident who has devoted himself to quietly helping others was honored Sept. 25 as the Newman Rotary Club’s 2014 Citizen of the Year. George Vargas […]
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 1 Comment | Full Story »

GHS to host homecoming

Gustine High will host its 2014 homecoming with a series of activities throughout next week. “Redskins Conquering the Ages” is the theme of the Redskins’ homecoming. Dress theme days will […]
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Feature photo: Church breakfast

A hearty breakfast was served up Sunday morning, Sept. 21, by the Knights of Columbus at St. Joachim’s Catholic Church.
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