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Restaurant worker robbed in Atwater
A man robbed a fast-food restaurant employee early Tuesday and made off with more than $1,600 in cash, the Atwater Police Department reported.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Emotional testimony highlights Last Hope hearing
A photo of a sick cat is shown from the June investigation of Last Hope Cat Kingdom during a presentation given by Rick Blackwell, bottom left, Merced County Animal Services Manager.
Suspects sought in weekend shooting in Atwater
An Atwater man was shot multiple times late Sunday near a fast-food restaurant by at least one suspect who remains at large.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Last Hope shelter hearing Monday
The hearing will be inside the board chamber on the third floor of the Merced County Administration Building, 2222 M St. A report released on Friday outlined staff's recommendation to revoke Last Hope's permit over "non-compliance with conditions of approval and, or conducting the use so as to be a nuisance or detrimental to the public health, ... (more)
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Los Banos Enterprise
Westside spelling bee winners
This is the second year in a row Westside students took first place in both divisions.
Ventura County Star
Westlake Village architect to design hangar to house former Air Force One
KAREN QUINCY LOBERG/THE STAR Gary Heathcote, principal architect at Heathcote Associates of Westlake Village, will design the proposed Presidential Pavilion at the Castle Air Museum in Atwater to house a McDonnell Douglas VC-9 that served six presidents.
CHP to hold Christmas toy drive Saturday
The department's annual "Cops for Kids" programs aims to help disadvantaged children during the holiday season, officer Jason Schoonhoven said.
Trial date set in Merced 2009 gang homicide
A January trial date was confirmed Thursday for three Atwater residents charged in a suspected gang-related homicide from 2009.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Carports a hot topic in Atwater
Carports have been a topic of debate in Atwater since 2008, with the issue bouncing back and forth between the City Council and Planning Commission numerous times.
Atwater students' wishes to be granted
Katie Koehn is almost at a loss for words about what today's Winter Wishes Rally at Buhach Colony High School means.
The Modesto Bee
Defendant withdraws insanity plea in west Modesto double slaying
An Atwater man accused of shooting to death two people in west Modesto withdrew his insanity plea Thursday afternoon, but he plans to go forward with his upcoming trial.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Robbery reported at Atwater pet store
Officers said the robber entered Armstrong's Pet World on 1814 Bellevue Road about 6:30 p.m. and handed an employee a handwritten note demanding money.
Robbery reported at Atwater pet store
Officers said the robber entered Armstrong's Pet World on 1814 Bellevue Road around 6:30 p.m. and handed an employee a handwritten note demanding money.
Hospice holds Lights of Love
A candle is lit for a loved one during the Hinds Hospice Lights of Love candle and tree lighting in Atwater on Tuesday.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Atwater assembly help appreciated
Atwater High School planned our first "Miracles Do Happen" assembly. Every student on campus was given the opportunity to make a wish.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Livingston, Atwater hold Christmas parades
Yuletide bliss was abundant Friday night in Livingston and Atwater, as both cities got into the Christmas spirit with parades that attracted hundreds.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Hearing date set for troubled Atwater animal rescue
The fate of Last Hope Cat Kingdom's permit will be decided at a hearing less than 10 days away, county officials confirmed this week.
ATWATER Lights of Love, the first memorial tree-lighting ceremony to benefit the Hinds Hospice Center for Grief & Healing, will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Fifth Street and Broadway.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
'The Nutcracker' is a sweet treat in Atwater
Today’s showing is at 7 p.m., and Saturday’s shows are at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets, available at the door, are $15 for children and seniors and $18 for adults.
Freeze warning issued as temperatures continue to drop
Break out the sweaters and turn up the heater – the icy-cold temperatures will keep plummeting this week, possibly bringing some snowfall to the region by Friday, meteorologists said Wednesday.