Representatives of the Merced County Association of Governments gave a presentation in Livingston on Tuesday about the proposed tax, which would amass $450 million over 30 years in the county for local and regional transportation projects.
A collision between a big rig and a Dodge Ram killed at least one passenger around 5 p.m. Tuesday, California Highway Patrol reported. There were few details immediately available on the crash on Lincoln Boulevard near Atwater Jordan Road, officers reported.
The family of Raymond Martinez, the 16-year-old who was hit by a car while riding his bike outside Livingston, is offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest of the driver who killed their son.
The fifth annual family gathering that celebrates getting outside and flying a kite is Saturday in Livingston. The free Kite Festival, hosted by the Knights of Columbus, is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Livingston Middle School, 101 F St. The festival has been known to draw about 5,000 people, who take part in flying kites of all shapes. Organizers also bring enough materials for about 500 children to make kites.
The Young Women’s Conference at Livingston Middle School on Saturday will focus on empowering teen girls and revealing the opportunities available to them through a series of workshops and guest speakers.
A judge granted a motion Thursday to dismiss one of three charges against a Livingston police officer accused of assaulting a man during a supervised child exchange, a reversal of another judge’s earlier decision.
A proposal to raise Merced County’s sales tax by a half-cent is drawing skepticism from Los Banos and Livingston officials who say their cities would see no benefit from the regional transportation projects the new tax would fund