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Dean Harris: School spirit bubbling on local campuses

A little bit about a lot of things: •  School spirit is one of those things that is easy to sense but hard to fully quantify…..one of those intangibles which […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Guest Opinion: 2014 legislative session was both successful and historical

By Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) It was a busy August at the Capitol as the legislative session drew to a close. We had many long days and nights of thoughtful […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Bill Mattos: Behind-the-scenes look at ‘The Gotham Club’

GIANTS BASEBALL COURTESY OF NEWMAN’S FOUNDERS. A set of four enigmatic glass doors stand guard behind San Francisco Giants AT&T Park alongside McCovey Cove. All bear the same mark: Two […]
September 15, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Dean Harris: Cemetery working on new well

Water is one of those things that we take for granted…..turn on the tap, and out it flows, right? Usually. But with increasing frequency in this summer of critical drought, […]
September 5, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 2 Comments | Full Story »

Susan Mattos: Special events showcase our communities

This time of year brings about a lot of activity in our communities – schools starting, football and volleyball in action, Newman Fall Festival under our belts and the Our […]
September 5, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Toni Butero: Nob Hill comes to the rescue with ice

So another Fall Festival has come and gone. Much like a whirlwind it had started and was over before I even knew what was happening! Throwing a weekend-long event is […]
September 5, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Large crowds help make for a memorable Fall Festival

CROWD FILLS PARK. Early reports indicated that more people than expected filled the park and enjoyed the food, drink and entertainment all weekend at the Newman Fall Festival. Some long-time […]
September 5, 2014 | Posted in: Opinion | 0 Comments | Full Story »

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 »