Out and About
There are 52 entries covering a variety of media including painting, drawing, photography, digital media, sculpture and mixed media.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Atwater 3-year-old killed in crash on Highway 99 in Stockton
The child's mother, Maria Romero, 32, of Atwater was driving a 2000 Isuzu sport utility vehicle at 12:45 p.m. when it collided for unknown reasons with a 2012 Toyota sedan.
Man hospitalized after Atwater crash with suspected DUI driver
The victim, whose name was not available, suffered “major, but not life-threatening” injuries,” Atwater police Lt.
State controller investigating Atwater finances
A letter addressed to city officials Thursday outlined several "red flags" that prompted the state investigation and financial audit.
ISC Extends ROMEO & JULIET Through 5/25
Independent Shakespeare Co. , presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, are thrilled to announce that their critically-acclaimed new adaptation of Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'
1970 Chevy C10 - White Pearl
Trading off one's first car is usually an emotional experience not easily done. That's unless we're talking about Victor Sandoval of Atwater, California, and his first truck.
Gun rights, centralized dispatch debated by Merced County sheriff candidates
Gun rights were the major theme during the debate hosted by the Merced-Atwater Tea Party at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall in Atwater.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Atwater, Buhach students to present Youre a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Presented in its award-winning 1999 Broadway revival version, the musical presents snapshots of Schulz at his best, including Schroeder and Lucy at the piano; Charlie Brown and Lucy at the psychiatry booth; Linus with his blanket; Snoopy with his supper dish; and the whole gang at the baseball game.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Atwater considering water restrictions
Homeowners with addresses ending in an even number would be allowed to water Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; those with odd-numbered addresses would water on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Sheriff candidates debate tonight in Atwater
The public event, held by the Merced-Atwater Tea Party, is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall at Fifth Street and Broadway Avenue in Atwater.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Atwater-Winton Lions Club will award two scholarships to qualified student applicants from Atwater and Buhach Colony High schools who plan to obtain a degree in such vocations as nursing, dental technician, auto mechanic, computer technician, cosmetologist, etc.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Merced County Area on Aging and Regenerations Wellness will host a "Keep Your Balance" Fall Prevention Health Fair from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at 851 23rd St. This free event will including a discussion of medication management, vision, home safety and more.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Out and About
The exhibit is being held simultaneously in the UC Merced Art Gallery located in Room 106 of the Social Sciences and Management Building, and on the second floor of the Kolligian Library.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
IMCA modified becomes competitive division at Merced Speedway
Vance Beltran in recent IMCA Modified Stock Car action. But it was Bill Egleston became the third driver to win this year.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Open window on Merced PD
Thank you to the Sun-Star writers for an informative article, "Police work records should be made public" .
Smarter Balance testing begins locally
Field testing of the state's new computerized standards exam is underway in Merced schools, with administrators saying professional development training that occurred earlier is making the process easier.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Police investigate crashes
A suspected drunken driver crashed into a parked car Tuesday night in Merced; the other driver left the scene of an unrelated accident after striking a power pole, law enforcement officials reported.
School district convenes leadership council
The Atwater Elementary School District has convened a Community Leadership Council to explore issues affecting the Atwater area and look at ways to combine resources to address local needs.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Merced County thanks volunteers for commitment to worthy causes
Friends of the Library volunteers Maria Murillo and Lynnette Gerbi receive volunteer recognition from District 5 Supervisor Jerry O'Banion during the Board of Supervisors meeting in Merced on Tuesday.
Teen arrested in connection with 10 graffiti cases in Atwater
Another "significant" arrest came Tuesday in the Atwater Police Department's effort to combat graffiti and vandalism in the city, authorities said.