The weather was perfect for Merced's fifth annual Cap & Town event, dubbed "Merced's biggest outdoor celebration."
David Brantley was running out of room on his desk at home so he added an extension.
The state criminal case against three former executives of the defunct nonprofit Firm Build culminated Friday with the trio pleading no contest to felony charges of exposing high school students to cancer-causing asbestos.The plea agreement was reached with Rudy Buendia III, 50, Patrick Bowman, 46, and Joseph Cuellar, 73.
More people are finding jobs these days, but there are still plenty of folks looking.
Bart McAfee knows nothing comes easy in Sac-Joaquin Section Division 1 softball playoffs. The Bears' 10-day layoff, the overnight stay in Sacramento for the 10 a.m. start and the fact that Merced's prom falls on the same night for the second straight year all form a kind of perfect storm of distraction.
The sound of a bagpiper playing "Amazing Grace" set a somber tone as members of law enforcement gathered to honor fallen officers at the 2013 Merced County Peace Officer Memorial ceremony. See the video below. Click here for a photo gallery.
Back in March when I helped select a band picture from the museum archives for the premium section "Looking Back," I did not have much information other than it was taken in front of the Commercial Bank building on the corner of Main and Canal streets in Merced sometime in the 1910s.
From the silly to the sacred, the 2013 Spring Choral Concert by the Merced College Chorale and Chamber Singers has something for nearly every musical taste. Each song really is so different musically that it keeps the practicing as well as the performing exciting to experience, soprano Lori Rupp said. In order to make it all happen, even our animals noises from one song must have all the singers end up on the right chords.
Farmers in the Turlock Irrigation District got a small boost Tuesday in the amount of water available this year.
As expected, police announced that the body found in a remote section of an Orange County canyon was Maribel Ramos, a 36-year-old former Army Sergeant missing for two weeks.