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.
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.
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.
This beautiful waterfall can be found in Shasta County. Burney Falls is located n the McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park. Jim Morris video originally posted on Sacramento Valley Water's Facebook page.
Merced firefighters responded to a home in the 1100 block of Barney Street in Merced at 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, and found a detached garage fully engulfed with flames, according to Merced Fire Battalion Chief Corey Haas. Firefighters were able to stop the fire from reaching the home. A preliminary investigation found that no one was inside at the time, Haas said. The investigation was ongoing Friday night.