Friday is Arbor Day in the City of Merced. Public Works has made it a tradition to plant trees at City schools and parks on Arbor Days for decades to involve students in the planting process and teach them about the role trees play in the city.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a woman suffered major injuries when the car she was driving crashed into a tractor-trailer on Henry Miller Avenue near Los Banos, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.
A 34-year-old man and 27-year-old woman were both thrown from a Ford F-150 headed northbound on Highway 99 when the truck went off the roadway near Le Grand Road and overturned about 3:40 p.m. Thursday, Aug.16, 2018, CHP says.
The Merced County Sheriff’s Tactical and Recognizance Team, which the sheriff called “walking Sequoias” and “bad news” for gangs, will return as of Sept. 17, Warnke announced on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.