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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 »

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 […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »