The city of Chowchilla put out a call this week to residents, asking for their input and ideas on what they would like to see in the next city administrator and police chief. Both positions are currently held by interim leaders.
The Merced County Office of Education, with the help of other community sponsors, will host Merced’s second Parent Institute on Saturday at Golden Valley High School. The event is designed to equip parents and caregivers with tools to better assist their children.
A new safety report revealed a disturbing trend among American drivers: A surprising number admitting to routinely speeding, running red lights, and sending and reading text messages and emails, despite knowing the dangers associated with those habits.
Researchers at the University of Southern California’s Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration and San Diego State University released new estimates that measure the levels of medical insurance coverage among undocumented immigrants in several California communities, including Merced County.
Covered California revealed new by-county enrollment numbers Friday morning. The new data reveal that in Merced County, more than 1,700 people have enrolled in a health plan through the exchange during the second open enrollment period.
Members of the Helping Hawks, a community service club on campus, have taken it upon themselves to prepare meals for the homeless community of the We Care Program, which provides transitional and emergency shelter in Turlock.