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Dean Harris: Special honor in memory of a remarkable woman

A little bit about a lot of things: •  The city of Newman and Newman Fall Festival will honor a special woman at this weekend’s community celebration. Proclamations naming the […]
August 28, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Toni Butero: Ready or Not – Fall Festival is here!

Months of planning, discussions, meetings and countless orders of ribbons, plaques, t-shirts and more all converge this weekend for the 44th annual Fall Festival. It is always a busy time […]
August 28, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Letter: Overwhelming support for fashion show

To the editor: The Newman business community shines yet again for its overwhelming support of the Gustine-Newman Soroptimists fashion show. Our sincere thanks for over $1,500 worth of door prizes […]
August 28, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Bill Mattos: Surgery sidelines plans to return as pageant host

The 2014 Newman Fall Festival has arrived. I had great plans to come back and emcee the Miss Newman Pageant after after many years of retirement, attend the wine-and-cheese tasting […]
August 28, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Dean Harris: Ambulance appears on the right track

A little bit about a lot of things: •  Desperate times call for drastic measures, or something to that effect…..and sometimes the result is astounding. West Side Community Ambulance looks […]
August 18, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Toni Butero: A whale of a good time in San Diego

When the school bell rang for the first time on Monday morning, this mom heaved a big ole’ sigh of relief…now that school is back in session maybe we can […]
August 14, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Bill Mattos: Regulations may trigger shortage of eggs

  FRIED GREEN TOMATOES. In Georgia if you have a choice of sliders with pork, beef, lamb or tomatoes, my first choice is usually lamb. But when in Georgia deep […]
August 14, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Police Beat – Aug. 7

Newman Police Multiple charges Newman police said two people were arrested July 25 on charges stemming from an attempted burglary reported July 11 At Valdez Jewelers. According to police reports, […]
August 7, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Dean Harris: Interest in most races lukewarm– for now

A little bit about a lot of things: • So…..will our November elections be quiet affairs, or will a flurry of last-minute filings crowd the ballots for local races? Only […]
August 7, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Susan Mattos: Pometta thriving in N.Y. theatre scene

There are a number of young adults from our West Side who have achieved some lofty goals and have really made a name for themselves right here at home and […]
August 7, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »