The city has about 88,000 trees and celebrates them every year
Children and city workers teamed up to plant maples
Several schools held their own ceremonies featuring saplings
Merced students and city employees used five sunset maples to celebrate Arbor Day in Merced on Friday, which marked its 35th year as a Tree City USA.
Cheyenne Mahy caught the final pop-up and tossed the ball in the air. The Atwater players stormed out of the dugout to celebrate a 2-0 softball win over Merced on Thursday afternoon at Atwater High.
The former Ceres police officer who fatally shot the man whose wife he was with in a Modesto park late at night has been cleared of any legal wrongdoing, according to letter released by the District Attorney’s Office on Friday.
Researchers have detected mosquito that carries virus in the Western Hemisphere for the first time
Officials say they had anticipated the finding and have already encouraged states within the range of the Asian tiger mosquitoes to prepare
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