At least 18 tenants of the Sierra Portal mobile home park in Merced CA were issued eviction notices. The 55 years old or older residents accuse an employee of Storz Management Company of embezzling their rent.
The area of the U.S.-Mexico border where a caravan of migrants have gathered looks more like a war zone than a place where refugees may look for help in America, a witness told a crowd gathered in Merced this week to draw attention to the issue.
On the heels of an unsuccessful run for re-election in Merced County, outgoing District Attorney Larry Morse II has snagged a job with the California District Attorneys Association, officials confirmed on Tuesday.
A Merced County Sheriff’s sergeant, Shelton’s campaign tallied 2,008 votes to the 2,002 garnered by John Bliss, a Buhach Colony High teacher. Shelton said he is out of the country traveling with family this week.
The U.S. Department of Justice asked residents again this week for more help in the indictment of an Atwater man accused of bribing and threatening boys younger than 11 to provide him with child pornography.
A former California Highway Patrol officer accused of using excessive force was found not guilty after Merced County CA Sheriff Vern Warnke testified in defense of Angel Casas. Warnke was called a vital witness.
Merced City Fire Chief Michael Wilkinson abruptly retired Monday evening, according to a news release from the city of Merced. Deputy Fire Chief Billy Alcorn was named as the interim chief through at least the end of the year.