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The city of Gustine and Gustine Unified School District partnered on a recent project to add a new crosswalk serving Gustine Elementary School. The crosswalk is located on Meredith Avenue crosswalk east of Grove Avenue. On hand recently to commemorate completion of the project were, from lef…

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Major injuries in accident

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The city of Gustine is celebrating a long-awaited airport drainage improvement project which is nearing completion. Officials said the project will alleviate the occasional flooding which has encroached on the airport taxi-way. In addition to Federal Aviation Administration funding, the proj…

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50 Years Ago From the Archives of The West Side Index, November 20, 1969

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Monday, Nov. 25: Italian pasta bake, steamed green beans, baby carrots, fresh pear, orange juice

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The Gustine City Council honored the Gustine Historical Society for its many contributions to the community by presenting a proclamation at its Nov. 5 meeting. Mayor Pat Nagy presented the resolution to David Perry, president of the historical society, as members looked on.

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West Side Community Ambulance vehicles are rolling up the miles, leading ambulance board members in October to ask staff to look into options for buying not one if not two new vehicles.

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GUSTINE - A long-awaited gymnasium has taken shape at Gustine Middle School, rising from a vacant patch of land to become one of the more prominent features of the campus.

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NEWMAN - Local leaders last week moved to alleviate concerns that current property owners whose land is being annexed into the city limits for the Northwest Newman project could be saddled with high costs to connect to municipal utilities.

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West Side Community Ambulance vehicles are rolling up the miles, leading ambulance board members in October to ask staff to look into options for buying not one if not two new vehicles.

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Students at Bonita School in Crows Landing took advantage of glorious fall weather recently to expend some of their energy over lunch break before returning to the classroom to resume their studies. Shelby Roper takes her turn on a play structure.

Orestimba High School students joined others across the county in a 24-hour gaming marathon last weekend. The event was on behalf of Extra Life, an organization which raises money for donation to Childrens Miracle Network hospitals. The marathon started at 10 a.m. Saturday and continued unti…

Orestimba High School has implemented a new elective this school year called Broadcast Journalism.    In this class we are tasked to film around our campus and interview people on a wide variety of topics. We are also the ones who edit and reviews the video before it is published on our scho…

NEWMAN - Given fabric, thread and time, a local seamstress can make old garments good as new, transform a dress into a formal gown or complete the alteration that makes a piece of clothing fit just right.

Monday, Nov. 18: Alaskan fish sandwich, fruit cocktail mix, mixed green side salad, cole slaw

A former West Sider has transformed her artistic talent and passion for painting into a unique niche in the fashion world.

Romero School in Santa Nella held a special program Friday to recognize several veterans who were special guests. The veterans shared their stories of service and spoke about the meaning and importance of Veterans Day. 

Students at Von Renner Elementary School recently took part in a “Day of the Dead” program on campus. Students enjoyed taking part in a variety of activities as part of the event. 

The Gustine Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual downtown mixer Friday evening. Nearly 20 businesses and organizations participated in the mixer.

Our Lady of Miracles School hosted a harvest fair Sunday, Oct. 27. A crafting activity was among the many attractions.

Local youth of took part in a cartoon flip book craft day at the Newman Branch Library recently. 

50 Years Ago From the Archives of The West Side Index, November 13, 1969

Gustine High’s celebration of winning The Chief - a carved statue which goes to the winner of each year’s Gustine-Orestimba football game - continued last week with a Friday morning rally on campus. The Reds claimed the statue with a thrilling 29-22 victory over their rivals in the season fi…

GUSTINE - The community’s first cannabis-based business could open its doors in early 2020, a partner in the enterprise recently told Mattos Newspapers.

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Editor’s note: This is final installment in a series of stories honoring West Side veterans. Gustine resident Pat Nagy, a U.S. Army veteran, is featured.

Crews Saturday worked on a water valve and fire hydrant replacement project in Gustine. The project resulted in an extended period of time with low water pressure in the community. 

A linguica sandwich dinner was served up at Orestimba High recently as part of the Dig Pink event hosted by Yolo and Orestimba volleyball programs. Proceeds benefit the Side Out Foundation, supporting breast cancer awareness and research.

50 Years Ago From the Archives of The West Side Index, November 6, 1969