Some of Merced's poorest neighborhoods struggle to get fresh food. This will help
Health officials and advocates in Merced County are heading a program, Farm to Store, that puts locally grown fruits and vegetables in convenience stores around South Merced that otherwise wouldn't sell fresh produce. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Centers for Disease Control's Wednesday update on the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak says the sick count has added 18 people since Friday, for a total of 53 in 16 states. And there's a high hospitalization rate.
Golden Valley High School sophomore Julian Sandoval, 15, discusses what it was like locked down in the school gym after an active shooter was reported on campus Friday, April 20, 2018. The threat was found to be false, officials said.
Parents of Golden Valley High School students react after learning the school was placed on lockdown as law enforcement agencies responded to a false report of an active shooter in Merced, Calif., on Friday, April, 20, 2018.
Abandoned since 2010, the crumbling former Merced County Hospital is now the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Center following a grand opening Friday, April 20, 2018. The director talked about what that means.
The California Highway Patrol and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Merced County respond to the scene of a rollover crash at Arboleda Drive and State Route 140 near Merced, Calif., on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
Burbank Elementary School students and staff will soon start building a garden on campus, Merced City School District officials said in a statement. The school was one of 10 schools in the state picked this year to have gardening supplies donated.
A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries to his arm after he collided with an ambulance in Merced, according to police. He was transported by ambulance to a Modesto area hospital with injuries to his arm. No one in the ambulance was injured.
Livingston High students Jose Balderas, Carlos Barragan, Alejandro Cervantes and Gabriel Maldonado Padilla were given certificates of community service by the California Highway Patrol for their potentially life-saving efforts during a Feb. 14 crash.