Two Delhi Unified School District Board of Trustees members – both up for re-election on Tuesday – narrowly escaped being censured by the school board for claims of sexual harassment and leaking confidential information, the Merced Sun-Star has learned.
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A growing number of city streets and county roads across California are deteriorating faster than local government budgets can maintain them, according to a report released Tuesday by the League of California Cities and the California State Association of Counties. Roads across much of Merced County got moderate ratings, but Merced and Dos Palos received poor ratings, the equivalent of an “F.”
Cesar Ortega, 21, was booked into the John Latorraca Correctional Facility on suspicion of attempted burglary and resisting arrest. Ortega was also wanted to two outstanding warrants, the Merced Police Department said in a news release.
A winter weather watch was issued Friday for the Sierra Nevada as the first major storm of the season headed toward Central California. Rain was expected to hit late Friday afternoon, forcing trick-or-treaters to prepare for a ghoulishly wet time.