A popular Main Street venue to grab a drink and enjoy live music is closed for three to five months, said RC Essig, one of The Partisan’s owners. Also, city officials confirmed an unnamed investor wants to buy multiple downtown buildings.
About 300 students, from preschool to college — many from Yosemite National Park’s gateway communities — gathered at the Yosemite Falls viewing area on Tuesday to start the park’s 125th anniversary celebration, which is themed, “Youth of Today: Park Stewards of Tomorrow.”
A multimillion-dollar flight simulator at Sierra Flight Academy gave Merced County Supervisor Daron McDaniel the flight of his life. McDaniel joined Atwater Councilman Brian Raymond on Tuesday for a ride inside the Boeing 737 simulator at Castle Commerce Center.
Richard A. Tapia, a mathematician and professor at Rice University in Houston, and Cora B. Marrett, former deputy director and acting director of the National Science Foundation, will speak at UC Merced’s commencement ceremonies on May 16 and 17.
The arrest record of Ethan Morse, son of District Attorney Larry Morse II, can be destroyed, a judge ruled Wednesday. Morse, 18, was arrested last year and charged with murder in the 2013 slaying of Bernabed Hernandez-Canela outside a house party. The judge, however, cleared Morse of any wrongdoing in November.