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A man convicted of conspiring with others in an effort to help Paulo Virgen Mendoza flee California to Mexico after he allegedly killed Newman Police Corporal Ronil Singh during a Dec. 26, 2018 traffic stop has been sentenced to 21 months in prison.

NEWMAN - The city’s proposal to annex 121 acres of property north of the existing city limits along the west side of Highway 33 will be decided by an election of registered voters residing within that area.

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One killed in Interstate 5 crash

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NEWMAN - The drug testing procedure used by First Student, the firm which provides transportation services for the Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District, was pointedly called into question Monday when company officials went before the school board to address a December incident in whi…

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NEWMAN - Corporal Ronil Singh was remembered Thursday evening by community members, representatives of surrounding law enforcement agencies and his fellow Newman Police Department officers, one year to the day after he was shot and killed during a traffic stop.

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NEWMAN - A candlelight vigil for fallen Newman Police Corporal Ronil Singh will be held Thursday evening, Dec. 26, on the one-year anniversary of his death.

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NEWMAN - Two juveniles were arrested Dec. 4 on suspicion of robbing a local liquor store, police said. Authorities said the suspects are 13 and 14 years of age.

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Local children’s author Judy Quinn was featured Saturday morning at a book-signing hosted by the Gustine Museum. Quinn was signing copies of her latest (and fourth) book, “The Little Frog Who Walked.” Quinn, left, is pictured with Jan Codorniz, who illustrated the book.

NEWMAN - Initial proceeds from a $35 million bond measure going before Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District voters in March would pay off existing debt and fund construction of a competition pool at Orestimba, under a proposed priority list presented by Superintendent Randy Fillpot.

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The Gustine City Council recently honored former Police Chief Milt Medeiros on his retirement after a 43-year law enforcement career - including the past two years as the chief of the local department. From left are council member Craig Turner, Mayor Pro Tem Joe Oliveira, Mayor Pat Nagy, Med…

Five new homes are taking shape along North Avenue in Gustine. Crews recently poured foundations at the project site. The homes are being developed by SCM Homes.

GUSTINE - Questions surrounding eligibility for extra-curricular and co-curricular activities following student suspension were a focal point of discussion at the Nov. 13 meeting of the Gustine school board.

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NEWMAN - The district which conducts mosquito control operations on the western side of Stanislaus County will be taking a new approach in Newman next spring in light of the discovery of invasive mosquitoes in the community.

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GUSTINE - A Gustine man was arrested Friday, Nov. 15, in connection with two arson incidents at a home in the 200 block of Via Borrelli, police reported.

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The city of Gustine and Gustine Unified School District partnered on a recent project to add a new crosswalk serving Gustine Elementary School. The crosswalk is located on Meredith Avenue crosswalk east of Grove Avenue. On hand recently to commemorate completion of the project were, from lef…

Major injuries in accident

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The Gustine City Council honored the Gustine Historical Society for its many contributions to the community by presenting a proclamation at its Nov. 5 meeting. Mayor Pat Nagy presented the resolution to David Perry, president of the historical society, as members looked on.

West Side Community Ambulance vehicles are rolling up the miles, leading ambulance board members in October to ask staff to look into options for buying not one if not two new vehicles.

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GUSTINE - A long-awaited gymnasium has taken shape at Gustine Middle School, rising from a vacant patch of land to become one of the more prominent features of the campus.

NEWMAN - Local leaders last week moved to alleviate concerns that current property owners whose land is being annexed into the city limits for the Northwest Newman project could be saddled with high costs to connect to municipal utilities.

West Side Community Ambulance vehicles are rolling up the miles, leading ambulance board members in October to ask staff to look into options for buying not one if not two new vehicles.

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A fire destroyed two vehicles parked in the driveway of a home in the 200 block of Via Borrelli in the early-morning hours of Friday, Nov. 8, according to authorities. Firefighters responding to the 3:15 a.m. call were able to stop the flames from extending into the home. A second incident a…

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Newman police and Stanislaus County sheriff’s deputies arrested five Newman residents on felony charges of child endangerment and elder abuse Saturday following a probation compliance check at a residence in the 1100 block of Q Street.

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle collision which occurred Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 29, at Highway 33 and Sherman Parkway at the north edge of Newman. According to Newman police, the collision occurred when Jacqueline Lara, 26, of Sacramento, who was driving a 2019 Toyota Corolla south…

GUSTINE - A Veterans Day parade and program Monday morning, Nov. 11, in Gustine will pay tribute to all who have served in the nation’s armed forces and to the men and women who are currently serving in defense of a nation’s freedom.

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GUSTINE - The Gustine Unified School District last week commemorated a district-wide solar project which is expected to save millions of dollars in energy costs over the next 25 years while providing an array of additional benefits.

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A man trimming a tree at a rural Newman location Friday morning was killed when a vehicle left a nearby roadway, went airborne and struck the tree in which the victim was working, the California Highway Patrol reported.