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Open Cockpit draws thousands to Castle Air Museum

The sweet aroma of freshly cooked kettle corn was thick at the Castle Air Museum on Sunday, amid dozens of military aircraft on display and the smiles...

James Idle, 17, of Granite Bay, looks into the cockpit of a fighter jet during Open Cockpit Day at Castle Air Museum in Atwater, Calif., Sunday (08-31-14). “It’s pretty nice to actually see inside,” Idle said. The museum is home to over 60 vintage aircraft, 35 of which were open for public viewing during the event.

UC Merced volunteerism gets one staffer going

Vernette Doty is in charge of getting UC Merced students civically engaged, something that brings the school and the community together. She also heads...

Vernette Doty, 54, jokes with staff inside her UC Merced office on Friday. She works with UC Merced students campuswide as they volunteer around Merced. She’s also the engine behind the food pantry that feeds 250 to 300 people a month, many of them students.

Felon arrested in Merced for 3 pounds of pot, stolen gun

A 27-year-old convicted felon was recently arrested on suspicion of possession of 3 pounds of marijuana and a handgun.

Ronnell Jones
Sports

Buhach Colony ruins El Capitan’s varsity debut with 51-0 blowout

The Buhach Colony High School football team had no interest in being on the wrong side of history Friday night.

Buhach Colony running back Justin Stefani shakes hands with members of the El Capitan football team following a 50-1 Thunder win at Stadium '76 at Merced College in Merced, Calif., Friday, (08-29-14).

Bobcats fall to tournament champ San Marcos

The UC Merced women’s volleyball team concluded its tournament with a loss to champion Cal State San Marcos.

Business

Celebrity chef charged with intoxicated driving

Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving...

CORRECTS AGE TO 54 This photo provided by the Southampton Town Police Department on Long Island shows celebrity chef Todd English, 54, after his arrest early Sunday morning, Aug 31, 2014 in Southampton, N.Y., where he was charged with driving while intoxicated. English has opened a number of restaurants around the country, including Olives, Figs, and Fish Club. He's also been a regular on television programs including "Iron Chef USA." Authorities say he posted $1,500 bail at Southampton Town Justice Court.
Opinion

Editorial: On this Labor Day, take time to consider the type of country we want

On this Labor Day, consider the type of country we want.

State

Ad Watch: Karl Rove’s PAC hits Bera with generic TV ad

Crossroads GPS, the Karl Rove-affiliated outside group, has added a second TV ad into the rotation that takes on Democratic Rep. Ami Bera of Elk Grove...

A frame grab from Crossroads GPS’ television advertisement accusing Rep. Ami Bera of doing nothing to stop deficit spending in Washington, D.C.
Living & Entertainment

Celebrity chef charged with intoxicated driving

Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving...

CORRECTS AGE TO 54 This photo provided by the Southampton Town Police Department on Long Island shows celebrity chef Todd English, 54, after his arrest early Sunday morning, Aug 31, 2014 in Southampton, N.Y., where he was charged with driving while intoxicated. English has opened a number of restaurants around the country, including Olives, Figs, and Fish Club. He's also been a regular on television programs including "Iron Chef USA." Authorities say he posted $1,500 bail at Southampton Town Justice Court.
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