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NCLUSD board okays pay increases

NEWMAN – Employees of the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District will receive a retroactive 3 percent raise under 2013-14 contract agreements ratified Sept. 2 by the school board. The district […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

New look for lunchtime at OHS

NEWMAN – Lunchtime has a different look at Orestimba High this year. With the switch to a block schedule, the school’s double lunches of last year have been condensed into […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Gustine city manager to retire

GUSTINE – City Hall is gearing up for a change in leadership following the announcement of Greg Greeson’s impending retirement as city manager, but local leaders did not have far […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Growers: Almond harvest down from last year

Workers are bringing in the almond harvest from West Side orchards. At side, a sweeper operator recently made his way through a Nunes Farms almond orchard.Almonds are rolling in from orchards to processors, but some growers report that yields are down from a year ago. Growers blamed two factors – unusual weather patterns and the […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Gustine beginning to rebuild reserves

GUSTINE – A slowly improving financial outlook has allowed the city to begin rebuilding the rainy day fund which was drained in the depths of the economic recession. City Council […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Sentence handed down in marijuana case

United States District Judget Anthony W. Ishii sentenced Sam Kounhavong, aka Inpong Kounhavong, 52, of Fresno, to two years in prison followed by three years of supervised release for his […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

NCLUSD enrollment holds steady

NEWMAN – Enrollment in the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District has stabilized after the fluctuations typical of the opening weeks. Superintendent Randy Fillpot said that, as of last Friday, the […]
September 5, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Orestimba beefs up elective offerings

Scott Contreras (seated) and Tristan Rivera work through a project in a new multi-media class at Orestimba High School. The addition of staff and facilities such as the new Mac lab have allowed the school to expand its elective offerings.NEWMAN – An expanded menu of elective courses will offer more choices for students while helping manage class sizes in general across the schedule at Orestimba High School this year. […]
September 5, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Ambulance management contract on the table

The firm brought in earlier this year to lead West Side Community Ambulance through a reorganization and bring stability back to an organization in disarray is offering to continue in […]
September 5, 2014 | Posted in: News | 0 Comments | Full Story »

GUSD switches food service firms

GUSTINE – A new food service management firm is overseeing cafeteria operations in the Gustine Unified School District. The school board voted in August to award the food services contract […]
September 5, 2014 | Posted in: News, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »