NEWMAN - Ground was broken last week for the Newman Taco Bell, as heavy equipment operators began preparing the pad for construction.
Three Orestimba High students recently completed a barbecue trailer for the Newman Lions Club, which they presented Monday, July 29. From left are Robert Shull, Frank Bettencourt and Harrison Chang, who dubbed themselves Warrior Ironworks Fabrication. Lions Club members on hand for the occa…
GUSTINE - Improving and better serving Gustine’s business community is the objective of a Wednesday, Aug. 21 merchant meeting with city officials and representatives of the Gustine Chamber of Commerce.
The Westside Niners held a tri-tip dinner fund-raiser Thursday, July 25, at Bush Rose Park. Pictured at the dinner are, from left, Jason Ebert, Madison Cabral, Jenny Cabral, Alexander Beltran, Rochelle Gonzales, Kelly Selman, Doug Selman and Anthony Casillas.
GUSTINE - A newly-completed cross comprised of 220 inlaid, engraved bricks and a striking centerpiece graces the entrance to Our Lady of Miracles Catholic School.
GUSTINE - The city is facing a fast-approaching deadline for identifying steps that will be taken to achieve groundwater sustainability, as required under state legislation enacted five years ago.
Harvest season for a number of West Side commodities is under way - with more to follow as the busy autumn approaches. Workers last week were harvesting yellow squash from a field between Gustine and Newman.
NEWMAN - The recent Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting which killed three people hit particularly close to home for many West Siders and has heightened security awareness as the Newman Fall Festival approaches.
NEWMAN - Facility projects - including a potential swimming pool - are likely to be among topics of discussion when the Newman City Council and Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District Board of Trustees will convene a joint meeting Wednesday, Aug. 14.
Two long-time Crows Landing firefighters who recently retired were honored at a community open house Saturday. At left is former Crows Landing Fire Chief Danny Robinson, who was a volunteer for 38 years. At right is Randy Corgiat, Robinson’s assistant chief of many years who served a total o…
GUSTINE - The swim season is coming to a close in Gustine, a sure sign that the summer is drawing to a close and the start of a new school year is right around the corner.
GUSTINE - Summer vacation is drawing to a close in the Gustine Unified School District, which will welcome students back to the classroom for the start of a new school year Wednesday, Aug. 14.
NEWMAN - The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District will welcome students back to the classroom Tuesday, Aug. 13, to start a new school year.
Makayla Toste is well-versed in the production side of the dairy industry after growing up on her family’s ranch on Santa Fe Grade Road between Gustine and Newman.
A recent heat wave was expected to moderate somewhat at mid-week after sizzling temperatures extended into Monday, when football players at Gustine High took the field to begin official practices for the coming season. Regular water breaks were part of the strategy for dealing with the heat …
NEWMAN - Community members will be joining local public safety and first responders to take part in Newman’s first-ever National Night Out observance next Tuesday, Aug. 6.
A busy summer program at the Newman branch library continued last Tuesday with “Shark Week” activities. Youngsters took part in a “shark in the box” craft Tuesday as part of the week’s activities.
A Gustine High student will have a voice in helping shape national FFA policies and selecting a nationwide FFA officer team at the organization’s convention this fall in Indianapolis.
The Gustine FFA chapter held its 35th annual tractor and truck pull Wednesday evening, July 3, in the GHS stadium. The event is the longest-running high school tractor pull in the country, and was made possible through the support of sponsors, Ag Boosters and those who attended. Proceeds fro…