Residents react to Merced being named as one of the worst cities to live in by 24/7 Wall St., LLC., a news and opinion company, in Merced, Calif., on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Merced made the list at number nine.
A Madera police officer shot a man on Monday, June 5, who was holding a knife to his own throat and then turning a gun on the officer. In a Facebook Live video, Chief Steve Frazier, describes what happens. Full video: https://www.facebook.com/MaderaPD/videos/1556461134398222/
Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel prepare a wayward brown bear for a trip back to the mountains after it apparently was caught dining in a dumpster in Hume Lake, California, tossed into the back of trash track, driven down the mountain and through the city of Fresno to the Fresno County dump Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015. The bear was tranquilized by Department of Fish and Wildlife marksman and returned to the mountains. (Video: Craig Kohlruss, The Fresno Bee)bear.mp4
The Merced County Office of Education and Merced Union High School District hold the 5th annual Parent Institute at Golden Valley High School in Merced, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. The event strives to help parents and guardians enhance and strengthen relationships with their children.
A male driver believed to be in his 50s died Tuesday morning after an SUV carrying his family crashed upside down into a canal at the corner of Nickel Road and Sand Slough Road between Los Banos and Merced, CHP Los Banos Officer Dean Emehiser said. Two children between the ages of 1 and 2, as well as three adults, were rescued by Good Samaritans.
The Merced County Board of Supervisors “flipped the switch” on a solar panel project at the Merced County Administration building on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, that’s expected to save $19 million over 30 years.