Newman fire report

Personnel from the Newman Volunteer Fire Department and West Stanislaus Fire Protection District responded to 23 calls for service from Dec. 21-28.

Calls included 18 medical aid requests, two public assists and three motor vehicle collisions.

Ambulance board seats

The West Side Community Healthcare District, which operates West Side Community Ambulance, is seeking applicants for appointment to two vacant seats on its board of directors. 

The seats commonly referred to as the Newman city and Newman rural zones are vacant, and will be filled by appointment.

Any interested person who resides within the overall district may apply for appointment, but preference will be given to candidates who reside within each zone.

Letters of interest may be submitted through Jan. 16.

Call 862-2951 for additional information.

West Side weather

Newman resident Marge Carvalho, an observer for the National Weather Service, reported the following high/low temperatures and rainfall for the past week. Readings for the previous 24-hour period are taken at 5 p.m. daily.

Sunday, Dec. 23: 65/43

Monday, Dec. 24: 60/40

Tuesday, Dec. 25: 63/46, with .10 inches of rain

Wednesday, Dec. 26: 62/40

Thursday, Dec. 27: 60/36

Friday, Dec. 28: 58/39

Saturday, Dec. 29: 60/30