The Merced County Department of Public Health is holding meetings around the county to discuss the highlights of the 2016 Community Health Assessment and receive input from the community on how to start making changes that will improve public health.
The State Water Resources Control Board is proposing a drinking water standard that would require San Joaquin Valley water systems to start removing a cancer-causing pesticide byproduct from tap water by 2018. The chemical is 1, 2, 3-Trichloropropane, a fumigant additive that seeped into groundwater decades ago. About 50 people attended a Thursday workshop on the proposal in Fresno.
Finger pointing and infighting capped off a contentious meeting of the Los Banos Unified school board, with one trustee saying the board hasn’t done anything to help local students. Video by Vikaas Shankeremail@example.com
School board hasn’t done “one productive thing” for students, trustee says
Hillary Clinton formally accepts historic nomination for president