State to set legal limit on pesticide byproduct found in Valley drinking water

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.

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School board hasn’t done “one productive thing” for students, trustee says

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 Shanker/vshanker@losbanosenterprise.com
School board hasn’t done “one productive thing” for students, trustee says 2:34

School board hasn’t done “one productive thing” for students, trustee says

Hillary Clinton formally accepts historic nomination for president 5:51

Hillary Clinton formally accepts historic nomination for president

City of Merced scores low on walkability 1:33

City of Merced scores low on walkability

Puppy rescue by City of Merced Fire Department 1:42

Puppy rescue by City of Merced Fire Department

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