Valley Air District officials extend wildfire smoke health caution through weekend
Valley Air District officials have extended a health warning sent out earlier this week, reminding residents to protect themselves from wildfire smoke...
Doubts expressed about Riggs’ finances, as contract heads to supervisors
Merced County’s proposed contract with Riggs Ambulance Service has been completed and will be presented to the Board of Supervisors this month, but a team of evaluators expressed concerns about the provider’s financial stability because...
Gustine teen with rare disease sees his wish come true
Garrett Spaulding couldn’t hide his smile Friday morning. The moment he’d been planning for years was finally here. The 17-year-old ...
Morse co-defendant pleads not guilty to murder charge
Jacob Tellez, of Merced, also known as Jacob Logan, entered his plea before Judge Ronald W. Hansen in Merced Superior Court. Tellez, 18, denied guilt...
Ryan Vogelsong’s strategy in the dugout before the ninth inning was simple: keep quiet.
Hiring solid, up again in July
July marked a sixth straight month with 200,000-plus jobs growth, the government said Friday, cementing the view of a firming U.S. economic recovery...
Editorial: On poverty, Kashkari makes a point but misses the train
Neel Kashkari takes a Greyhound from Los Angeles to Fresno, with $40 in his pocket, and a backpack, and looks for a job.
Old Trainer: Dogs offer you unconditional love
I love your column, but I was shocked when you said you like your dogs more than people.