A public display scrutinizing the use of antibiotics in Foster Farms chickens greeted hundreds of residents Friday, sending a powerful message about what advocates say is continued misuse of the drug by the giant poultry producer.
The union representing Livingston’s public works employees blasted the city manager in a series of letters expressing frustration over stalled labor negotiations and claims of mistreatment and sexual harassment by a supervisor.
Officer Lobo had a proud bounce in his step and a shiny badge around his neck as he moved Friday morning through the streets of Livingston. It’s big a turnaround for the 15-year-old horse, who a few years ago was the victim of severe animal abuse and neglect.
Longtime politician Gurpal Samra had butterflies in his stomach shortly before the polls closed on Election Day, but it didn’t stop the 54-year-old from winning another four years on the Livingston City Council.
A photograph depicting a candidate for the Livingston City Council posing with several people described by law enforcement officials as known gang members sparked controversy this week, less than two weeks before the election.
The city of Livingston will host a utility rates stakeholder meeting today to discuss future water plans, including the removal of contaminants from the city’s water wells. Other topics scheduled for discussion include the city’s water system needs, water availability and funding sources, according to the meeting agenda.
The Police Department announced Tuesday it will be swearing in two new reserve police officers, Satveer Singh and Javier Ramirez. The two new reserve officers will be sworn-in at 7 p.m. March 19 inside the Livingston City Council chamber.
A 26-year-old man who died after a Highway 99 pursuit with law enforcement officers was killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported Thursday. The coroner's office has identified the dead man as Brandon Wesley Eckel.