Meth in Merced
For at least the last decade, methamphetamine has been the most widely abused illegal drug both across California and in Merced County.
Sun-Star reporter Corinne Reilly recently completed covering the war in Iraq for McClatchy newspapers.
The Sun-Star takes a closer look at poverty in Merced County. This five-part series was published in Sept. 2008.
This 13-part series, "The War Comes To Merced," was published in late 2007. The series tries to identify and explain some of those ripple effects on real people in our community.