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.