Market stretched by growth at UC Merced
No new complexes in recent years
Students having tough time finding a place
The Merced County Grand Jury released its annual report this week, which touched on homelessness, discretionary funding and concealed weapons, among other topics.
The Merced Volunteers face two must-win games on Sunday after dropping the first game of the Area 3 Championships 12-2 to the Stockton Mets
The amount of rental space in Merced and surrounding communities is stretched by the number of people coming to town because of UC Merced, according to real estate agents.
The California Highway Patrol for now is treating it as a crash, but a medical emergency may have taken the life of a Turlock man west of the city.
Crime is down, analysts say, but recent high-profile shootings may be sparking worries
Streaming videos, tweets and other social media create new urgency for some Americans
Still, public opinion surveys show concern much lower than in the 1990s
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