UC Merced has selected Plenary Properties Merced to develop the 2020 Project, an ambitious plan to nearly double the physical capacity of the campus within the next four years. Subject to approval from the UC Board of Regents, here’s a glimpse of what’s to come. (UC Merced)
UC Merced 2020: A Sneak Peek Into the Future
Four honored in Sacramento for foiling UC Merced attack
Here’s what people in Merced did on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
CHP responds to three-vehicle crash near Planada
Car leading Merced police pursuit crashes
Merced High student struck by car on G Street
Hoover Students Accept Rachel’s Challenge
Woman injured after car hydroplanes, crashes into Merced orchard
Truck overturns, catches fire in rural Merced County
Highway in Merced County still shut down after crash this morning
Dumpster fire reported as ‘suspicious,’ fire officials say
ATV driver runs stop sign, fails to yield to police
Four men whose actions helped foil a UC Merced student’s stabbing attack in November were honored Monday at the state Capitol by Assembly member Adam Gray, with lawmakers standing to applaud their courage and willingness to put themselves at risk in order to save others. Certificates were awarded to student Tyler Patton, construction worker Byron Price, campus worker Brady Amaral and UC Merced police officer Olaf Lopez, the UC Merced police officer who confronted the student attacker, Faisal Mohammad, and opened fire when the young man lunged at him. (The California Channel)
Rescue crews respond to the scene of a three-vehicle crash on Highway 140 near North Hayden Road just outside Planada, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. According to CHP Sgt. Steven Lewis, at this time the injuries appear to be minor and drugs or alcohol do not seem to be a contributing factor in the crash.
A stolen white Ford Fiesta crashed Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, on 10th Street between O and P streets after its occupants led Merced police on a chase through South Merced, according to police. Information on the occupants weren't immediately available, but officers said the incident involved juveniles.
A 15-year-old Merced High School student suffered minor injuries after a car rolled over her foot on G Street in Merced as she attempted to cross the street without using the crosswalk, the Merced Police Department reported. email@example.com
Students at Merced’s Hoover Middle School are taking part in a new initiative to support a positive learning environment called “Rachel’s Challenge.”
School official said the program is based on the life and writings of Rachel Joy Scott, who was the first victim of the Columbine school shooting in 1999. The goal of the program is to equip and inspire participants to replace acts of bullying and negativity with acts of respect, kindness and compassion.
Video by Sara Sandrik/Merced City School District
A woman was transported to a Modesto area hospital with moderate injuries after her car hydroplaned on Campus Parkway at East Gerard Avenue in Merced and crashed into orchard trees Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, Merced Police said. High speed and the rainy weather were considered factors, officers said.
Madera police dashcam shows officers chasing a man on an ATV who they said ran a red light and stop sign on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. The Madera Police Department shared the video to remind people that all motor vehicles need to follow traffic laws.
The original video is at https://www.facebook.com/MaderaPD/videos/1774350415942625/
Atwater Police investigate the scene of a crash involving two vehicles at the intersection of North Buhach Road and Green Sands Avenue in Atwater, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. According to Sgt. Dave Sarginson, the Jaws of Life were used to remove an adult female driver. She was transported to an area hospital along with her 2-year-old son who also suffered injuries in the crash. According to Sarginson, both drivers were driving on a suspended license.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Merced County, responds to the scene of a residential structure fire in the 2700 block of Highway 140 in unincorporated Merced County, Calif., on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. According to Battalion Chief Mark Pimentel, the cause of the fire is still under investigation and no injuries were reported.
A man was transported to Mercy Medical Center on Wednesday night after being shot in an apartment complex on W Yosemite Avenue in Merced, according to the Merced Police Department. firstname.lastname@example.org