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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 […]
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

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.
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Media Gallery | 0 Comments | Full Story »

News Briefs – Oct. 2

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 […]
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Westside 4-H off to a busy start to new club year

4-H Club is off to an awesome start to the year. The club held its ice cream social, club meeting and registration event Sept. 4. We welcomed all of our […]
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Slideshow: GHS centennial donations

Proceeds from the Gustine High Centennial celebration will benefit all GHS students through the school’s ASB. Centennial chair Pat Rocha presented a $4,500 donation to ASB President Karen Gomez as fellow ASB officers, centennial committee members and school and district officials looked on.
September 24, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Media Gallery | 0 Comments | Full Story »

News Briefs – Sept. 25

Toys for Tots, food registration Registration for the 2014 Newman Toys for Tots and holiday food program will be held today (Thursday) and Friday, Sept. 25-26. Registration will be held […]
September 24, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 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 […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »