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Atwater considers new graffiti ordinance
The ordinance revisions were discussed at a City Council meeting last month, though no action was taken.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Man with Atwater ties wins third Iron Dog championship
The Iditarod has long stolen the spotlight in the Alaskan sports spectrum, but it isn't the only storied race across some of this country's harshest landscape.
Mother arrested in 2-year-old son's death posts bail
A 19-year-old mother arrested this week in connection with the death of her 2-year-old son received sole custody of the child just six days before the boy's death, according to Merced County Superior Court documents.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Atwater students learn about budgeting, balancing checkbook and making ends meet
Atwater High School's 430 juniors are taking part in a Wise Up financial literacy event that seeks to help them make smart financial decisions once they are on their own.
Police seek robbery suspect
A masked man who claimed he was armed with a handgun robbed an Atwater market late last week, police reported Monday.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Around Town 3/3/14
An Affordable Care Act outreach and enrollment event will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Merced Senior Center, located at 755 W. 15th St. The event is free.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The 'Big Bad Armo Show' Takes Its Unique Slice Of LA Life On The Road
THE 'BIG BAD ARMO SHOW' TAKES ITS UNIQUE SLICE OF LA LIFE ON THE ROAD 89.3 KPCC , CA Feb 28 2014 Leslie Berestein Rojas On a tiny theater stage in Atwater, a group of local comics rehearses one last time before they rush home to pack costumes and wigs and catch a red-eye to New York.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Around Town 0301
Central Valley Opportunity Center has six scholarships of $1,500 each to award to high school students in Madera, Merced and Stanislaus counties this year.
Buhach Colony's Swartwood resigns as football coach; assistant takes over
Swartwood's resignation became official on Wednesday night with the Merced High School Union Board of Trustees approved his hiring at Merced High.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Ceres man arrested in Atwater knife attack
Robert Flores Carranza, 43, was booked at the Merced County Jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, a felony.
Merced Relay for Life's parking lot sale is being held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Merced High School parking lot on Olive Avenue.
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[Retail Real Estate] Popularity Means Higher Retail Rents
Rent is going up for a handful of local businesses. That's the word on the street-or Glendale Boulevard that is.
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[Hyperion Bridge Remake] Bikers Satisfied But What's More Important: Car Lanes or Sidewalks?
What's more important? Four lanes for traffic across the Glendale Boulevard-Hyperion Avenue Bridge between Silver Lake and Atwater? Or more sidewalks for pedestrians? Due to a required seismic refitting, the bridge now has the opportunity to be re-envisioned.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
County supervisors declare drought emergency
"I think we're looking at a severe economic loss to agriculture next year," Merced County Agricultural Commissioner David Robinson said at the Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday.
Public safety, health rules face extinction
Scores of regulations that protect public safety and health, as well as the environment, are in jeopardy because of a bill that sailed quietly through the S.C. House of Representatives last week.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Atwater police search for stabbing suspect
Atwater police are searching for a 43-year-old Ceres man wanted in connection with a stabbing this week near Ralston Park.
The Atwater Chamber Networking Coffee meeting will be Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, 1181 3rd St. Host will be Randy Rolfe, author and Nikken independent wellness consultant.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Around Town 0224
A deep-pit barbeque dinner by the Le Grand Methodist Church will be Saturday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the all-purpose room of Le Grand Elementary School, 13071 Le Grand Road.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Out and About
Dance Kaleidoscope features young dancers from Denisa's School of Dance, Mariposa Academy of Performing Arts, Merced Academy of Dance, STEPS Dance Studio, the Dancer's Studio, the Merced Belly Dance Company, and the South Pacific Dance Company.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Deputies find 345 marijuana plants in Atwater home
Detectives served a warrant at 10 a.m. in the 6300 block of Josie Street in Atwater, according to Deputy Delray Shelton, where they found marijuana plants under 50 thousand-watt lamps throughout the six-room house.