Merced contractor arrested on bribery charges in connection with Los Banos school project

Greg Opinski, a Merced Union High School District board member and owner of Greg Opinksi construction, was arrested this morning on a warrant charging him with four counts of bribing public officials, a law enforcement source confirmed to the Sun-Star. Opinski, 53, is accused of paying off at least one trustee with the Los Banos Unified School board in connection with the controversial expansion project at Mercey Springs Elementary School, the official confirmed.

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Highlights of Manteca's 37-13 win over Buhach Colony

Highlights of Manteca win over Buhach Colony, including 95-yard interception return for Buffaloes' James Thomas. (By Shawn Jansen/sjansen@mercedsunstar.com).
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Highlights of Manteca's 37-13 win over Buhach Colony 1:56

Highlights of Manteca's 37-13 win over Buhach Colony

Golden Valley's Isaiah Montanez talks about Cougars big win 1:49

Golden Valley's Isaiah Montanez talks about Cougars big win

Calaveras 25, El Capitan 7 2:47

Calaveras 25, El Capitan 7

MC Receiver Nih-Jer Jackson On The Team's Scrimmage With MJC 1:27

MC Receiver Nih-Jer Jackson On The Team's Scrimmage With MJC

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