A 54-year-old Merced woman died and her teenage son suffered minor injuries when their vehicle overturned just before noon on Highway 99 at Campus Parkway, CHP Officer Moises Onsurez told the Sun-Star.
California High-Speed Rail Authority officials proposed changes to put Merced back into the initial plans at a meeting Thursday and reaffirmed the state’s commitment to send the bullet train to Southern California despite a dramatic revision to the business plan that sends the train to Northern California before it heads to the Los Angeles Area.
At his alma mater – with his high school sweetheart moderating his memorial – Dave Henderson was remembered by family and friends Saturday through intimate stories and fond memories of the late major-leaguer.
I read county crop reports with the same enthusiasm that some people read detective or romance novels. They brim with details about milk and nuts and other major products, as well as minor items like squab and beeswax and leeks.
Dozens of people who were evicted from a shanty camp near Mendota have been forced to find new places to live after authorities said the settlement owned by Westlands Water District would need to be demolished.
A routine traffic stop ended over the weekend in Merced with one man behind bars facing possible weapons and drug charges after officers seized nearly a dozen grams of methamphetamine and a loaded gun, the Police Department reported.
School officials in Gustine and Chowchilla reacted with a mix of anger and disappointment Friday after California lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a bill barring schools from using long-standing mascot names that have been criticized as racially insensitive.
Health insurance rates for next year will increase almost 10 percent in Merced County – one of the highest jumps in the state and more than double the average rate hike statewide – Covered California officials announced Monday.
The San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority will have a more prominent role in managing the Amtrak rail service in the Valley through an agreement made this week with the California Department of Transportation.
El Capitan High School senior Angelica Navarrette, 17, speaks about her upcoming graduations from both El Capitan High School and Merced College on the Merced College campus in Merced, Calif., Thursday, May 26, 2016. Navarrette will graduate with her Associates Degree from Merced College on Friday, May 27, less than one week before graduating from high school on June 2.
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El Capitan High School student to graduate from Merced College with Associates Degree
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El Capitan's Braiden Ward after Gauchos clinch section title game berth.
Merced County Sheriff's Department investigating use of metal spears during bloodless bullfighting in Stevinson