McClatchy’s five California publications — The Sacramento Bee, Fresno Bee, Modesto Bee, Merced Sun-Star and SLO Tribune — are joining a collaboration with ProPublica to launch an investigative project into local jails.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai was asked by Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren of San Jose, California, why search results for “idiot” turn up pictures of President Trump. The GOP has accused the tech giant of bias.
Tenants said a representative of Storz Management Company, which manages the Sierra Portal park just off of Highway 140 in Merced, put up at least 18 eviction notices on Monday at the park designed for people 55 years old or older.
Online retailers must collect California sales tax if they record $100,000 in an annual sales here or do 200 or more transactions. The Dec. 11, 2018 announcement follows the Wayfair vs. South Dakota ruling.
The Senate easily passed a farm policy bill that makes few changes to the federal food assistance program. It now heads to the House, where some Republicans are still bristling over concessions in the final bill.
Teachers in Merced’s public elementary schools will get 4 percent raises this school year and 2 percent increases next year, according to a renegotiated two-year contract with the Merced City School District.
The son of a Stanislaus County judge who is representing himself in a Merced County case in which he’s accused of firing an assault rifle at law enforcement officers repeatedly told a detective over the phone he was ready to die, according to a recording played in court Monday.
A Merced County jury on Friday found Pete Valenzuela Jr. guilty of killing three people in a series of 2012 shootings in Merced, including one where a victim escaped. Shell casings from one gun connected Valenzuela to the shootings.
This aerial footage by CHP shows the April 28, 2018, arrest of Agustin Garcia after a hit-and-run crash on Pacheco Pass. One of the arresting parties, ex-CHP Officer Angel Casas, was acquitted of a misdemeanor charge of battery by unnecessary force.