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Gustine FFA hosts Section competition

The Gustine FFA chapter hosted the Section opening and closing competition Wednesday, Oct. 15. Sixty Gustine High freshmen and sophomores, as well as the chapter officer team, competed. Members from […]
November 6, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Soldier honored for service, sacrifices in support of U.S. troops

Khanh Huynh and his wife Nguyet Le display the quilt presented by Quilts of Honor founder Gail Belmont.GUSTINE – Khanh Huynh is known to most community members as an unassuming businessman who, with his wife Nguyet Le, ran Vidler’s Cleaners in downtown Gustine for nearly three decades […]
November 6, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Youth launches support program for cancer families

Six-year-old Autumn Shea, pictured with her mother Carrie Shea, has started a project to support families whose lives have been touched by cancer.NEWMAN – A local youth has started her own project to lend a bit of comfort to families touched by cancer. Six-year-old Autumn Shea, the daughter of Gerald and Carrie […]
November 6, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 2 Comments | Full Story »

GHS grad Ventura purchases local gym

Megan Ventura has purchased The Body Shop in downtown Gustine.GUSTINE – A local gym is under the new ownership of a Gustine High graduate who has returned to her hometown to pursue her career. Megan Ventura, a 2007 Gustine […]
November 6, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Paying tribute to those who served

GUSTINE – Local veteran organizations and community members will hold their annual Veterans Day observance next Tuesday, honoring all who served their nation. The observance begins with a procession through […]
November 6, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

News Briefs – Oct. 23

Pumpkin decorating Pumpkin decorating is in store at the Newman branch library Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. Children and their families are invited to choose a pumpkin to decorate […]
October 23, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Celebrations – Oct. 16

Happy Birthday Oct. 19 Jamie Correia, Jacki Mello, Courtney Mendes, Amy Rocha, Julie Barcelos, Doris Cardoza (In Memory), Jose Alvarez Jr., Cheryl Gomes, Eric Medeiros, Amy Sutton, Rebecca Wellington, Christopher […]
October 16, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 2 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: Bean harvest

Autumn activity is in full swing in West Side fields and orchards, where a number of crops are still being harvested. Crews were harvesting lima beans between Newman and Gustine Monday morning.
October 16, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Media Gallery | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Hauntingly good time in store at old hospital

The dark hallways and eery rooms of the former West Side Community Hospital will come back to life next weekend for all who dare enter…..all in the name of Halloween […]
October 16, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

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 »