Merced's Operation Holiday Toy Drive needs help
Christmas toy donations this year are down and requests for assistance are up, an official with the Operation Holiday Toy Drive campaign said Tuesday...
Merced County’s Most Wanted: Adrian Quezada, murder and narcotics possession
Adrian Quezada is wanted on charges of murder and narcotics possession.
Trial date set in 2010 Merced shooting
A February trial date was set Tuesday for a suspected gang member charged with shooting another man in the back in 2010.
Camper’s buzzer beater lifts Bears to win over Modesto
Nick Camper didn’t have time to think. He could only react. The Merced High junior tipped in a miss by Travante Richard just before the buzzer...
Blauert: Black Rock Desert is great place for viewing wildlife
Our great Central Valley once had great herds of deer, elk, and pronghorn antelope. With a pre-Gold Rush population of less than 1 million distributed...
Sierra Academy of Aeronautics moves ahead with $30 million project at Castle Airport in Atwater
The owners of the Atwater-based Sierra Academy of Aeronautics are one step closer to their vision of constructing a large aviation project at Castle...
Our View: Extend jobless benefits in fragile recovery
After the sequester, fiscal cliffs and 16-day government shutdown, Congress is poised, through inaction, to deliver another blow to the nation...
California voters like their state intact, scorn secession talk, poll shows
Officials in Siskiyou and Modoc counties may want to secede from California, but the rest of the state has no desire to see them go.
Julie Andrews missed NBC's live 'Sound of Music'
More than 18 million television viewers watched Carrie Underwood perform the role of Maria last week in NBC's "The Sound of Music Live!"