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Dean Harris: Decision day postponed­–again– for ambulance

A little bit about a lot of things: •  The art of indecision has been perfected by the West Side Community Healthcare District Board of Directors, which has a track […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Guest opinion: Newspapers invaluable to our communities

By Robert M. Williams, Jr. NATIONAL NEWSPAPER ASSOCIATION What do you care most about in life? Most of us would put family at, or near, the top of such a […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Toni Butero: Who benefits from the plastic bag ban?

Much has been written about the recent bill signed into law by Governor Brown that bans the “single use” plastic bags at large grocery stores and pharmacies effective July 1, […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Letter: 4-H Club appreciates support of community

To the editor: On behalf of the Westside 4-H Club, we would like to thank the Our Lady of Miracles Society, Amaral Transport, American Ag Credit the communities of Gustine […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Letter: Sycamore slated for PG&E removal

To the editor: I am sad to report that Pacific Gas & Electric Company is going to be cutting down a sycamore, located at 4747 Orestimba Road. This sycamore is […]
October 13, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Dean Harris: Changing dynamics of local elections

A little bit about a lot of things: •  Election Day is now little more than a month away, but vote-by-mail folks will be receiving their ballots in just a […]
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Susan Mattos: Dedicated volunteer will be deeply missed

The City of Gustine has certainly lost an enthusiastic cheerleader and dedicated volunteer with the passing of Mary Ford-Azevedo. Mary was such an integral part of the Chamber of Commerce […]
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Toni Butero: Reason 1,247 why I dislike the Obamas

This week we “celebrated” National Coffee Day, but I guess our President must have missed a briefing, since he celebrated it a week early! Last week one of the brilliant […]
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Letter: Newman 4-H thanks breakfast backers

To the editor: The Newman 4-H Club would like to thank everyone who helped make our annual pancake breakfast a success. We hosted our pancake breakfast the Saturday of the […]
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Bill Mattos: Political campaigns beginning to hit airwaves, fill mailboxes

HERE COME THE POLITICS BEFORE THE ELECTION. The mail is beginning to arrive reminding us of an election coming up in November. Radio stations are full of campaign ads as […]
October 6, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »