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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 »

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 […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

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 […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

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.
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Media Gallery | 0 Comments | Full Story »

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 […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

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 […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

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 »