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Newman man dies following altercation

Miguel De La CruzAuthorities seek leads in death of Marine veteran A 22-year-old Newman man whom authorities say was apparently assaulted during a Sunday morning altercation outside a Stevinson bar has died. Merced […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Ballot measure aims to limit growth, protect farm land

NEWMAN – Local voters will be considering approval of an urban growth boundary designed to preserve prime farmland when they cast their ballots in the Nov. 4 election. Measure Z, […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Ambulance district receives property appraisal

The former West Side Community Hospital building, which currently houses West Side Community Ambulance, has been described as an aging money pit which contributes to the strains on the ambulance […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Ambulance decision again postponed

The decision on whether West Side Community Ambulance will sign on with an outside firm for long-term management services or move forward on its own will wait one more month. […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Gustine council candidate profile: Pat Nagy

pat nagyGUSTINE – The city is emerging from a rough stretch and on the road to prosperity, incumbent City Councilman Pat Nagy said, but must continue its focus on bringing in […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Gustine council candidate profie: Ellen Hasness

GUSTINE – A vibrant downtown is essential to a vibrant community, City Council candidate Ellen Hasness emphasizes. Interest in helping Gustine revitalize its downtown was one of the factors which […]
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Gustine council candidate profile: Bart Garcia

GUSTINE – In his 14 years on the City Council, Bart Garcia has seen Gustine endure tough times and challenges. The incumbent candidate believes that Gustine has fostered stability and […]
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Orestimba posts exit exam gains

NEWMAN – Orestimba High School showed sufficient growth in scores on the California High School Exit Exam last year to meet its federal accountability benchmarks. The school met all 13 […]
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Newman solicitor ordinance moving forward

NEWMAN – An ordinance regulating door-to-door solicitors by creating a “no-knock” registry and restricting sales calls to daylight hours is moving toward final approval. Council members, who had cited constituent […]
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Hutchins: Capitalize on economic opportunities

NEWMAN – Incumbent City Council member Don Hutchins is stressing the need for Newman to capitalize on economic development opportunities, and to increase its recreation and public safety staffing in […]
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »