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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 »

Letter: Legislators teaming up on ‘office hours’

To the editor: As federal and state legislators, we value the opportunity of bringing our offices’ constituent services to smaller communities of our districts. We also see a benefit in […]
August 7, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Bill Mattos: Rain badly needed…..but not until the late fall and winter months

By BILL MATTOS SPECIAL TO MATTOS NEWSPAPERS IS THE RAIN ON THE WAY. While we are all praying for significant rain this fall and winter, Tuesday’s skies were threatening to […]
August 7, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Toni Butero: Hot weekend at swim championships

While most sane people were inside enjoying the air conditioning this weekend, Samuel and I ventured over to Atwater for the Merced County Swim League Championships which were held at […]
July 30, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Dean Harris: Caring community steps forward once again

A little bit about a lot of things: •  Our communities are well-known for their compassion and generosity when those among us are in times of need…..even when we might […]
July 30, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »