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Orestimba High’s junior varsity football team dominated Le Grand on Friday night, recording a 39-7 victory in the Southern League opener for both schools.

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Yolanda Vasquez is currently wanted by authorities in Merced County on a warrant, with a total bail amount of $20,000 issued out of the State of California Superior Court, Merced County. She is wanted on felony charges of injuring a spouse, cohabitant, fiancé, boyfriend, girlfriend or child’…

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The California Highway Patrol and the Office of Traffic Safety will help parents and caregivers ensure every child is properly restrained in the correct safety seat for their age and size as part of Child Passenger Safety Week from September 18-24.

Newman 4-H members assisted the Knights of Columbus with flag take down for Patriots Day. Pictured are: (Front row, left to right)Olivia Casey, Addison Martins, Daniel Gomes, Justin Lopes, Nate Lopes; (Back row, left to right) Noah Martins, Evan Martins.

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The Stanislaus County Library will host its 11th Annual Local Author Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday on the Modesto Library portico.  Community members will have an opportunity to meet with a variety of local authors. A selection of children’s, teen and adult titles in a variety of g…

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The Carlos Vieira Foundation hosted a free event for families living with autism on Sept. 4. The Autism Day BBQ included free food, games, carnival rides, crafts, bounce houses, a magic show and more. The event took place at Yamato Colony Elementary School in Livingston. This was the event’s…

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After spending nearly half of his life playing on the field, this will be Coach Ismael Amescua’s first year coaching youth football, and he aims to lead his team to victory as well as develop an appreciation of sportsmanship. 

These kittens are all looking for their new homes. They are all very sweet and have been raised in foster homes with lots of love and care. They would most definitely make wonderful additions to any family’s home.

The Gustine community came together to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the lives lost during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

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The Carlos Vieira Foundation hosted a free event for families living with autism on Sept. 4. The Autism Day BBQ included free food, games, carnival rides, crafts, bounce houses, a magic show and more. The event took place at Yamato Colony Elementary School in Livingston. This was the event’s…

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The Our Lady of Miracles Festa drew a large crowd to Gustine over the previous week for a host of celebrations and commemorations. The traditions of the Festa include the Bodo de Leite, which this year had a theme of the History of Sao Jorge Cheese, as well as a candlelight procession, a par…

The Gustine Reds will be celebrating homecoming this week with a bunch of activities, including a parade through downtown Gustine and culminating with the Friday football game.

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It’s once again time for alumni to mark their calendars and make plans for the Orestimba High School Class reunion, 2022. All graduating classes up to and including 1980 are invited to attend. Registration packets were mailed out in June to those graduates who previously attended and/or made…

Cailin Casey won First Place Advanced Cavy Showmanship; Outstanding FFA Cavy Exhibitor; First Place Educational Display/The American Cavy; American Red: Sr. Boar #292 - 1st place, Best of Variety; American Tan Pattern: Sr. Sow #268 - 1st place, Best of Variety; American Golden Agouti: Interm…

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Gustine FFA members participated in the Merced County Fair, Gustine FFA Annual Truck and Tractor Pulls, the 2022 Officer Retreat, California State Fair, and the California Youth Ag Expo. Our members represented our chapter tremendously at each event they attended. 

1790: The capital city of the U.S. moved to Philadelphia from New York City. 

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Caltrans District 10 has officially began the process of widening State Route 99 (SR-99) going southbound between Turlock and Livingston, adding a third lane for a nine-mile stretch. The southbound expansion is the second phase of a greater project that saw a similar highway widening going n…

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Gustine native Carlos Vieira has shown an unwavering commitment to helping the youth of the Westside and the Central Valley as a whole and now that dedication has earned him the honor of non-profit of the year for the district.

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Kiyo Yamamoto is a familiar face at the Newman Fall Festival, especially among the volleyball enthusiasts, as this will be her 32nd year organizing the annual tournament. But this year she will have one more additional duty for the event — serving as grand marshal for the event’s parade.

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The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency has confirmed that two mosquito samples tested positive for West Nile Virus — one from the Turlock area and one from the East Side of the county.

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Students in the Newman Crows Landing Unified School District and the Gustine Unified School District will be able to have free breakfasts and lunches each school day through the statewide Universal Meals Program.

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The newly opened Community Health Centers of America’s clinic in Gustine partnered with the Legacy Health Endowment and the Gustine Unified School District to give students and adults free vaccinations and physicals.