It began like any other Thursday afternoon in Mrs. Valadao's second-grade class at Westside Union Elementary School in Los Banos.But for Annalysia Masso, the day couldn't go by fast enough. She's celebrating her eighth birthday on Memorial Day and she was told her mother was coming home from deployment to Afghanistan today.
The lists of Hannah Glenn's accolades earned as a student at Merced College is long and impressive. It's a list that includes four scholarships and an internship that took her to Osaka, Japan, last summer.
Two Merced men are dead and another injured in what appeared to be a gang-related shooting Thursday night in south Merced, police Lt. Bimley West reported.
The son of a World War II veteran, John Bain grew up hearing about the Great War and the heroes who fought in it to repress tyranny. But the 64-year-old Vietnam veteran's own service experience was very different.
The words "fun" and "math" are not usually mentioned in the same sentence but they were at the second annual Spring Math Camp held April 1-5 at two sites for third- through sixth-graders in Stanislaus and Merced counties.
Castle Air Museum will open the doors of its historic aircraft on Sunday for an intimate viewing event that happens only twice a year.
A 23-year-old man accused in the August shooting of an employee at a Merced auto parts store was convicted by a jury Thursday.
The sound of a bagpiper playing "Amazing Grace" set a somber tone as members of law enforcement gathered to honor fallen officers at the 2013 Merced County Peace Officer Memorial ceremony. See the video below. Click here for a photo gallery.