A Merced commission on Monday recommended naming a south Merced splash pad after a former Merced Sun-Star photographer who died suddenly in 2012.
Atwater High School water polo star Connor Norton played on the Central Zone team that won a national championship at USA Water Polo’s Olympic Development Program National Championship over the weekend.
The county’s top education officials doubled down on their commitment to educate students, regardless of immigration status, by passing a “safe and secure schools” resolution.
Authorities now say three people died and two were injured after a small plane carrying them crashed into homes in Southern California.
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