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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 …

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…

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NEWMAN - The Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District’s financial rating has been upgraded by Moody’s Investors Services, the district announced recently.

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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.

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…

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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.

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.

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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.

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…

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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…

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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.