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Meet a Dreamer who works hard, lives in Los Banos and wants to be a doctor

DACA, for many people, is just an acronym they have heard of or have seen in the news. For Jose, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is his lifeline to the future. Jose lives in Los Banos and a is 20-year-old student at the Los Banos Campus of Merced College. Jose is not his real name (I've

LOS BAÑOS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-23 17:54:00

David J. Silva: Lie-detector tests could help put harassment charges to rest

It seems that there are a lot of accusations being made regarding sexual harassment against some very high-profile men. Many more women are coming forth with new allegations. There is a very simple solution to the problem: have everyone involved take a lie-detector test. Anyone who refuses should no


Ambulance management contract decision expected

The board which oversees operations of West Side Community Ambulance is expected to select a management firm at its Tuesday, Oct. 28, meeting. Representatives of two firms presented management contract proposals to the board in a special meeting held last Wednesday. The Sierra Medical Services Allia


'Olde Fashioned Christmas at Home' set for Saturday

GUSTINE - A full day of holiday festivities is in store Saturday in Gustine, where the community will host its annual "Old-Fashioned Christmas at Home." The event, which has become a Gustine tradition since its inception as a community breakfast more than 20 years ago, is as much a staple of Thanksg


New chief on board at GPD - The West Side Index & Gustine Press-Standard: Local News

Medeiros is a 40-year law enforcement veteran who comes to Gustine after a 16-year tenure with the Escalon Police Department. There, Medeiros was a member of the management team while Dunford was police chief. Dunford had been serving in a dual role as city manager and police chief since being named


A time to give thanks, and to share our blessings

I consider myself very fortunate to have so much for which to be thankful....life's gifts which I appreciate every day and never, ever take for granted. Kat and I are truly blessed in our lives together, and our children and grandchildren are joys in our lives. We fully understand that the most impo


WHAT'S HAPPENING - Nov. 23 - The West Side Index & Gustine Press-Standard: What's Happening

Newman Tots, an organization which provides gifts and clothing to local youth in need at the holidays, will hold its second annual Christmas tree auction Thursday, Nov. 30, at the West Side Theatre. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with the auction to begin at 6. Refreshments will be provided. Rigatoni, sal


Beware of the bureaucrats - The West Side Index & Gustine Press-Standard: Toni Butero

Ronald Reagan had some memorable quotes through his years in public life, especially ones that succinctly framed government work, or government insanity, as the case may be. Quotable little words that still stick in my brain more than 30 years later. "People keep looking to the government for the an


Surge In Identity Thefts In Wheaton

WHEATON, IL - Wheaton Police reported a surge in identity theft in the week preceding Thanksgiving. The suspect(s) use their victims' social security numbers, names, addresses, and other information to open fraudulent accounts and perform transactions. Nov. 13 Shortly after midnight, suspect(s) us

PATCH - 2017-11-24 23:16:17

Wheaton Metra Station Damaged by Accidental Fire, Closed Indefinitely

A fire damaged the Wheaton Metra station late Wednesday, and the west suburban station will be closed until further notice. Crews responded at 10:50 p.m. to the fire alarm at 402 W. Front St. and found a blaze in a storage and furnace room on the north side of the building, according to the Wheaton

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-11-23 16:55:26

Fire Engulfs Wheaton Metra Station: Report

WHEATON, IL - Fire crews responded to reports of a blaze late Friday at the Wheaton Metra station. The fire broke out around 11 p.m. and was quickly upgraded to a box alarm, which designates a high-risk fire, according to a report from Tri-State Fire Alert. Several fire trucks and emergency vehicle


Metra train service resumes after overnight fire at Wheaton station

WHEATON, Ill. - A fire broke out overnight at the Metra station in Wheaton. Fire officials say the fire started in the storage area of the furnace room. No one was in the building when fire crews arrived, and no injuries were reported. The station sustained fire and water damage. Metra says the Whea

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-23 13:39:07

Blackhawks CEO Helps Wheaton Pantry Prep Holiday Dinners

WHEATON, IL - When some families receive their Thanksgiving meal care package from People's Resource Center, they may have no idea that the CEO of the Blackhawks packed it. Blackhawks CEO John McDonough and staff drove down to Wheaton Tuesday to help package hundreds of boxes of turkeys and trimming


Aurora Bank Robber Considered Armed And Dangerous: FBI

AURORA, IL - Aurora Police and FBI are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Tuesday. A man walked up to a Fifth Third Bank branch near the intersection of Ogden Avenue and Eola Road at about 11:30 a.m. and demanded cash. He walked out with an undisclosed amount of money. Although no injuries w

PATCH - 2017-11-24 23:28:23

Prosecutors Pursue Life Sentence For Man Charged In Teen's Murder

GLEN ELLYN, IL - Prosecutors are pushing to get a life sentence for Michael R. Jones, who is charged in the 1985 rape and murder of 15-year-old Kristy Wesselman. Wesselman's body was was found near a path in Glen Ellyn after she went missing on the way home from her high school. The trial for her mu

PATCH - 2017-11-25 02:21:17

3 teens charged in murder of Lyft driver in April

MAYWOOD, Ill. - Three teenagers from Maywood have been charged with murdering a Lyft driver. Police say Trevon Thomas, 19, Denarvis Mendenhall, 19, and a 16-year-old male took part in the shooting death of 53-year-old Lyft driver Adaranijo Adekunte on April 26 in Des Plaines. Adekunte was found in h

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-23 13:09:46

How to get the Texas A&M-LSU game on TV, radio and the web

Texas A&M kicks off against LSU 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Baton Rogue, Louisiana. Here's how you can get the game: TV/video SEC Network Watch Online Radio WTAW 1620 AM (computer: listen here; phone: listen here) SiriusXM satellite radio - SIRI 84 Internet 12thman.com: Listen here TuneIn.com mobile app

RHEAHERALDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 20:14:00

Chairman Black praises passage of tax reform in House

House Budget Committee Chairman Diane Black issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: "I am proud the House has acted on modernizing the federal government's outdated and complicated tax system," Black said. "By passing the Ta

RHEAHERALDNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 03:17:00

PFW Chicago Podcast 093: Bears' trip to Philly a glimpse of their future?

comp:00005a12a7d9:00000024a0:4270 0 Arthur and Hub kick off the Thanksgiving week podcast by recapping the Bears' losing "siesta" vs. Lions, before discussing the futures of John Fox and Ryan Pace. Then it's onto Philadelphia, where the Eagles have provided Pace with a blueprint for Mitch Trubisky'


Meigs woman faces 5th round of TennCare fraud charges

A Meigs County woman is now facing her fifth round of TennCare fraud charges. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of Elizabeth A. Lamb, 39, of Decatur. She is charged in a McMinn County indictment with fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance by doctor shopping. The charg