TURLOCK Tenet Healthcare Corp. will pay $131 million to acquire the nonprofit Emanuel Medical Center of Turlock, according to publicly disclosed terms of the sale.
MERCED Golden Valley High School's visual and performing arts students will be presenting the musical "Bye Bye Birdie" today through Sunday at the school at 2121 E. Childs Ave., Merced.
WASHINGTON The National Transportation Safety Board last week recommended that states lower their threshold for drunken driving with the goal of reducing alcohol-related fatal crashes, which have held steady for much of the past 15 years.
MERCED A former manager of the Tioga Apartments has admitted to embezzling thousands of dollars in rent money at the historic building, according to the Merced Police Department.
MERCED Pyrotechnics companies stand to make thousands from local fireworks vendors, as an ordinance legalizing "safe and sane" fireworks in unincorporated Merced County is on track for the Board of Supervisors' approval.
MERCED Students with a stellar record of academic achievement were recognized Sunday at the Merced College Foundation Scholarship Program's 35th annual awards ceremony.
MERCED The Merced County Board of Supervisors remained undecided Tuesday on a state Senate bill that proposes adding a $75 recording fee to certain real estate filings, which would go into a state trust fund for affordable housing programs.
MERCED At first, if you don't succeed, try again, only harder. That's the philosophy of Daisy Castillo of Merced, a Golden Valley High School student who will take part in a national home economics-related competition in Nashville in July.
MERCED A 27-year-old man was sent to the hospital early Tuesday after being shot in the leg, Merced police reported.
MERCED A 47-year-old Madera woman was sentenced to four years in prison for acquiring California driver's licenses illegally and then selling them, the U.S. Attorney's Office reported Monday.
MERCED Four of 27 student teams were named this year's winners of UC Merced's second annual Innovate to Grow competition Friday after a daylong series of presentations and exhibits.
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MERCED For the next month, City Council members will continue to scrutinize what local government officials are calling the first "sustainable" budget in years.At an ongoing series of public meetings, local officials are hearing community feedback on the proposed $191.96 million spending plan.Last week, area leaders heard from several groups asking bigger pieces of what has become a very carefully sliced pie.
SACRAMENTO Dairy farmers Monday urged the state yet again to boost minimum prices they get from processors.Western United Dairymen, based in Modesto, and allied groups asked the California Department of Food and Agriculture to increase the price for milk that is made into cheese.
MERCED City officials looked to the City Council for direction Monday night as they continue to fine tune a plan to make about 10 miles of roads in south and central Merced more bike friendly.At a council meeting in April, several council members voiced concerns with the proposed use of "sharrows" on Childs Avenue because of the heavy traffic in the area.
MERCED The City Councilman unanimously backed an evolving plan hatched by Councilman Mike Murphy that would provide a roughly $1,000 incentive for new businesses that open downtown.