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Newman police and fire personnel responded to Fresno and Q streets last Tuesday afternoon, March 30, on a report of a gas leak. On arrival, the fire officer determined that a compressed natural gas fueling station in a city yard was off-gassing from a pressure relief valve. The system was sh…

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A number of Yolo Middle School yearbook students sold yearbook advertisements which also raised funds for TOSCA. The project raised more than $4,200 for the scholarship organization this year. Students who sold the ads and Yolo staff recently presented a ceremonial check to Bernice Arnett, T…

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Gustine High School is celebrating homecoming this week, with a variety of dress days and activities in store. On Monday, students competed in a football-themed activity during their morning nutrition break. 

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Homecoming activities are under way at Gustine High School this week. The homecoming court includes, from left, Jesus Ruvalcaba, Andrea Palomino, Thomas Gomes, Tianah Vitorino and Lalanie Brace. Not pictured is Bradley Garbez. Homecoming royalty will be crowned at halftime of the Friday foot…

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A three-vehicle, major injury accident involving two passenger vehicles and a big rig occurred Monday afternoon on Highway 33 south of Crows Landing. The California Highway Patrol reported that the investigation indicates the collision occurred when Jose Fuentes Coronado, 37, of Newman, who …

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The setting sun highlighted cloudy skies over the West Side foothills following a recent rainfall. 

NEWMAN - Newman-Crows Landing school board members have begun mapping out the process of hiring a new superintendent to succeed Randy Fillpot, who is retiring at the end of June after seven years in the district’s leadership post.

Monday, March 22: Spaghetti with meat sauce, dinner roll, fresh banana, steamed baby carrots, broccoli

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That no “Big Game” was on the schedule, or that one of the two traditional Highway 33 rivals had not yet returned to the classroom for in-person learning, did not stop students at Orestimba and Gustine high schools from taking part in a spirited celebration of the rivalry last week.

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Bees went about their work of pollinating almond trees in West Side orchards throughout the recent bloom.

The year 2020 was unlike any in our lifetime. The COVID-19 pandemic challenged us in ways we never thought possible. Paired with the prospect of another drought, this year looks to be just as challenging for our ag communities. As a ranking member of the House Agriculture Committee, I remain…

What a difference a year makes! Last year during this time I had the opportunity to tell you of our upcoming annual meeting. Little did I know that a week after submitting the article, we would be making the decision to postpone our event and watching Governor Newsom shut down the state soon after.

Almost 200 years ago, my great-grandfather moved to the Central Valley to grow peaches in Manteca. When I got elected to Congress four generations later, one of my very first priorities was getting on the Agriculture Committee so I could support the industry that brought my family home. Now …