A couple years ago, Atwater city leaders had trouble getting more than five people to show up to a town hall meeting, but they had the opposite problem Wednesday – there were hardly any seats left in the packed room of residents.
A request from fire officials for $80,000 of equipment to operate the city’s new firetruck was highly scrutinized during a City Council meeting Monday, with the council ultimately deciding they need exact prices on each item.
Two community projects that would enhance roads and create safe routes for pedestrians in the Planada and Franklin-Beachwood areas are moving forward after the Merced County Board of Supervisors approved final plans.
People rummaging through trash every night is a rude awakening to some residents, and now Livingston city leaders are now considering a law to ban people from digging through trash for recyclables and other materials.
First 5 Merced County opened its second cycle of community mini-grants, which are meant to be distributed among local organizations that propose programs benefiting children ages 0 to 5 and their families.
Less than a month after commissioners were selected to serve on Atwater’s newly formed “super” commission, which handles parks and recreation, planning and traffic issues, one commissioner resigned, leaving city officials looking at plans to fill his seat.