Dairyman and Los Banos City Councilmember Scott Silveira has pulled in more than $59,000 in cash and non-monetary contributions, according to records required by the Merced County Registrar of Voters Office.
Advocates gathered in Merced, and similar demonstrations were held around the state, according to advocates, to get elected officials to support Senate Bill 623, what is said to provide a stable source of funding to implement California's Human Rights to Water.
A Los Banos man was in custody Monday after allegedly brandishing a firearm. The victim told police 45-year-old Richard Valencia had a firearm on Sunday in the 200 block of G Street, according to police.
The Los Banos City Council struggled to find a solution for impact fee waiver that would still help needy families with paying impact fees, but without taking money away from other resources that depend on general fund money.
A former Los Banos High English teacher who claimed he was harassed by administrators after he spoke out against the superintendent has settled a federal lawsuit against the Los Banos Unified School District for $350,000.