UC Merced has selected Plenary Properties Merced to develop the 2020 Project, an ambitious plan to nearly double the physical capacity of the campus within the next four years. Subject to approval from the UC Board of Regents, here’s a glimpse of what’s to come. (UC Merced)
UC Merced 2020: A Sneak Peek Into the Future
Four honored in Sacramento for foiling UC Merced attack
Parents of teen in live-streamed Los Banos crash in disbelief
Teenage driver livestreams fatal car wreck and sister's last moments
Girl dies in fatal crash north of Los Banos
Los Banos corruption case attorneys discuss pre-trial hearing
Watch as injured motorcycle rider is attended to after crash
Crews continue to battle Detwiler fire near Coulterville
Peek inside 'firefighter city' at Merced County Fairgrounds
See the Detwiler fire from satellite high above California
Detwiler Fire on social media: Flame. Smoke. And a goat
Up-close footage of California National Guard firefighting efforts
Four men whose actions helped foil a UC Merced student’s stabbing attack in November were honored Monday at the state Capitol by Assembly member Adam Gray, with lawmakers standing to applaud their courage and willingness to put themselves at risk in order to save others. Certificates were awarded to student Tyler Patton, construction worker Byron Price, campus worker Brady Amaral and UC Merced police officer Olaf Lopez, the UC Merced police officer who confronted the student attacker, Faisal Mohammad, and opened fire when the young man lunged at him. (The California Channel)
Nicandro and Gloria Sanchez discuss the heartache after learning their daughter, Obdulia Sanchez, 18, was behind the wheel and live-streaming before the vehicle she was in crashed, killing her 14-year-old sister Jacqueline Sanchez. (KFSN-TV/Fresno)
18-year-old Obdulia Sanchez was shooting live video with her cell phone while driving near Merced, California. She was rolling when the car went off the road and flipped, killing her teenage sister. She kept shooting video after her sister died. The California Highway Patrol has not confirmed the validity of the video, but Sanchez's family confirmed to a local TV station. Sanchez faces charges of DUI and vehicular manslaughter.
The 129th Rescue Wing shows its recent firefighting efforts in Northern California. The crew on the Pave Hawk helicopter, included Major Nate Nowaski, Capt. Tyler Gibson, Staff Sgt. Christian Meyers and Senior Airman Ryan Dumatol. Video was posted July 17, 2017.
The 70,000-plus-acre Detwiler fire burning near Yosemite National Park west of Mariposa can be seen from a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite above. The satellite imagery shows wind pushing the smoke.
Flames gutted a two-story home Wednesday night in Livingston, firefighters said. Firefighters were called around 6:16 p.m. to a home on the 1200 Block of E Street, said Mark Pimentel, battalion chief for CalFire-Merced County. firstname.lastname@example.org