The Merced Rescue Mission is ramping up for its annual Christmas meal, and its toy giveaway. But the need is great and the pressure is on to round up enough donations to make sure needs are met.
The Merced County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously adopted the first comprehensive update to the countys general plan in 23 years, making policy decisions on a document that guides future growth and development.
Wal-Mart is expected to announce a delay in construction of a major distribution center in Merced, city officials confirmed Tuesday. The corporation cleared all of its legal hurdles in March, and many people are looking forward to the potential 1...