Los Angeles man cited in Merced on suspected gambling violations
Merced police cited a Los Angeles man Thursday on a misdemeanor gambling charge in connection with several suspected illegal gaming machines inside...
Merced County sheriff to leave job for role in the governor's office
Merced County Sheriff Mark Pazin abruptly announced Thursday plans to leave office after more than a decade to accept a position with the governor...
Merced Union board rift apparent in hiring vote
Merced Union High School District trustees were at odds this week on making one of the assistant superintendent’s appointments permanent and who should hold leadership positions on the board.
Cal-OSHA investigating fatal 300-pound fuel tank explosion at ranch on Highway 59 near Snelling
A ranch worker was apparently grinding a 300-pound gasoline tank Wednesday afternoon when the tank exploded, killing the worker and seriously injuring two other workers, a state health and safety official said Thursday.
Gregori depth too much for Atwater boys basketball
Tony Hillyer is looking for balance from his Atwater boys basketball team this season. Center Ben Peterson is going to get his points within the natural...
Holiday shopping spree not for everyone
Many Americans are watching the annual holiday spending ritual from the sidelines this year.
AP NewsBreak: Feds joins battle on citrus disease
The federal government is getting involved in the fight against citrus greening disease, in hopes of saving Florida's — and possibly the entire...
Pacific Boychoir to make return to Merced
The Pacific Boychoir is set to perform in Merced on Saturday. The Grammy-winning group has performed all over the world, and took part in Wednesday...