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Stanislaus County announced Tuesday that it will expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all county residents age 16 and older effective today (Thursday, April 1).
The brother of Newman Police Corporal Ronil Singh’s convicted murderer was sentenced Monday for conspiring with others to assist Paulo Virgen Mendoza’s efforts to flee to Mexico after he shot and killed the officer during a Dec. 26, 2018 traffic stop.
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 …
A suspect in the pursuit of a stolen vehicle which was abandoned in Gustine Tuesday morning was taken into custody after being detained by Gustine police, authorities reported. According to Gustine Police Chief Ruben Chavez and Lt. Sam Joseph, the reported stolen vehicle had been pursued by …
A two-vehicle collision involving a Ford Mustang and a semi-truck at Merced and M streets left vehicles damaged but resulted in no injuries, Newman police reported. According to authorities, the driver of the Mustang, which was northbound on M Street, failed to stop at a posted stop sign and…
NEWMAN - The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District’s financial rating has been upgraded by Moody’s Investors Services, the district announced recently.
GUSTINE - Students returned to Gustine Unified School District classrooms Monday morning to resume in-person instruction, following a hiatus from the traditional classroom dating back to mid-December.
NEWMAN - The city’s vision for a multi-faceted community conservation area moved a step closer to fruition recently when Newman was awarded a $6.4 million grant to build one component of the project.
GUSTINE - The number of crimes reported in Gustine fell in 2020 compared to the previous year, Police Chief Ruben Chavez advised the City Council in a report presented Feb. 2.
Two motorists were injured in a collision shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 at Highway 33 and Sanches Road just south of Newman, the California Highway Patrol reported. The CHP said Jessica Greenlee, 40, of Modesto, was transported to Memorial Medical Center, Modesto, with moderate inju…
Stanislaus County has taken a major step toward the development of the former air facility, Crows Landing Industrial Business Park, a project many years in the making.
GUSTINE - City officials are fielding complaints from residents about brown water flowing from household taps in various neighborhoods, but as of late last week could only venture theories as to the cause.
GUSTINE - Two people, including a 7-year-old child, died of injuries suffered in a car-versus-motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon south of Gustine, the California Highway Patrol reported.
NEWMAN - The city will host two virtual workshops this month to receive community input on a new, nature-based park proposed for development on a 78-acre parcel southeast of Newman.
GUSTINE - Zachery Ramos, President/Founder of the Gustine Traveling Library, is one of 30 literacy leaders named to the International Literacy Association’s (ILA) 2021 30 Under 30 list. The global list celebrates rising innovators, disruptors and visionaries in the literacy field.
GUSTINE - City Council members have expressed an interest in extending assistance to Gustine businesses hit hard by the pandemic.
A strong winter storm soaked the West Side last week, drenching the area with rainfall which reportedly approached five inches from Tuesday night through Friday morning.
NEWMAN – The city will bring in a consulting firm to conduct a public outreach campaign allowing residents to prioritize park projects and improvements.
GUSTINE - A Gustine resident has incorporated his military and emergency medical training and experience into a business offering courses on firearm safety and use, personal protection and CPR/first aid.
GUSTINE - The City Council last week signed off on a conceptual design for a proposed full-scale renovation of the aging municipal pool, including replacement of the existing pool building.
NEWMAN - Sergeant Chad Earle, whose law enforcement career spanned nearly 18 years with the Newman Police Department, has retired to pursue business interests.
Crews responded to Highway 33 and Sanches Road just south of Newman Friday afternoon on a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a damaged power pole. The California Highway Patrol reported that the incident was a hit-and-run.
GUSTINE – As local public schools have reverted solely to distance learning in the face of the surging COVID-19 pandemic, classroom instruction has continued on schedule at Our Lady of Miracles Catholic School.
Pharmacies in Newman and Gustine are planning to participate in the COVID-19 vaccine program but as of earlier were still awaiting the arrival of doses.
An open seat on the West Side Community Healthcare District, which oversees operation of the West Side Community Ambulance, had drawn no letters of interest from candidates interested in appointment to the position as of Monday.
Workers put the finishing touches on freshly poured concrete along Meredith Avenue Monday afternoon in Gustine as work continued on a walkway project. In addition to the sidewalk along Meredith between Linden and Grove avenues, the project involves construction of a walking path circling thr…
A fire late Monday afternoon, Jan. 4, destroyed a travel trailer which had been converted to a permanent residence in the 26000 block of River Road, Newman Fire Chief/West Stanislaus Fire Protection District Division Chief Keith Bowen reported. Bowen said one occupant was displaced by the fi…
NEWMAN - The city’s efforts to bring normalcy as best possible in the face of an ongoing pandemic will continue in 2021, and even with the COVID-related challenges officials plan to complete a number of improvement projects in the year ahead.
NEWMAN - The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District ushered in 2020 with every expectation of a typical second semester all that it entailed in bringing another year to a close.
GUSTINE - An ongoing California Fish & Wildlife campaign to eradicate nutria, an invasive, semi-aquatic rodent which can wreak havoc with levees and destroy wildlife habitat, has removed dozens of the animals from Gustine wastewater treatment plant property in recent weeks.