Nonprofits and business owners rolled out a program in May to curb panhandlers in Merced, and organizers want to ramp up awareness about the plan.
SAN FRANCISCO Investigators trying to understand why Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash-landed focused Monday on the actions of an experienced pilot learning his way around a new aircraft, fellow pilots who were supposed to be monitoring him and why no one noticed that the plane was coming in too slowly.
Merced College's president said Monday that getting the "warning status" on the school's accreditation removed was a top priority, and now that the goal has been fulfilled, staff will focus on maintaining accreditation standards.
MERCED Although services for domestic violence victims in Merced continue to be bolstered by a three-year grant, aid on the county's west side is shrinking, according to victims' advocates.
MERCED Two motorcyclists were killed in separate crashes over the Fourth of July weekend on Merced County's west side, the California Highway Patrol reported Monday.
MERCED The "warning status" placed on Merced College's accreditation by a review commission was removed this week by that organization, a move college officials said is important to the school's image.
The federal government Monday trimmed its estimate of the 2013 almond crop in California by 7.5 percent.
SAN FRANCISCO Pilots of Asiana Flight 214 were flying too slowly as they approached the airport, triggering a warning that the jet could stall, and they tried to abort the landing but crashed just a second later, the head of the National Transportation Safety Board said Sunday. The airline said the pilot at the controls had little experience flying that type of plane.
The week of 100-degree temperatures that ended on the Fourth of July was not out of the ordinary for Merced, according to weather officials, but just how far above the century mark the mercury rose each of those days was notable.
Ada Givens Elementary School students are expected to be respectful, responsible and ready to learn.
A 29-year-old Hilmar man was killed early Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Golf Link Road, north of Johnson Road, the California Highway Patrol reported.
MERCED A civil trial is expected to begin Tuesday in federal court in Fresno in the lawsuit of a legless man who sued the city of Merced after a police officer used a Taser on him in an incident about four years ago.
Locations of the former Sam's Food City won't stay vacant long.
MERCED There is still room in the city of Merced's swim lesson program.
Thousands of people braved triple-digit heat across Merced County to celebrate America's birthday on Thursday.
More than a thousand American flags will fly on the front lawn of Merced College in about four months in a cooperative patriotic display called the "Field of Honor."
SACRAMENTO Lori Gallo, 38, of Merced has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to the 35th District Agricultural Association, Merced County Fair Board.