New pancreas saved her son; now she's returning the favor
On Friday, the 49-year-old Millard, his kidneys ravaged by a long battle with diabetes, is scheduled to be given a new kidney.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Large Debris Fire Burns Barns, Buildings in California
July 09--A fast-moving fire burned several old cars, barns and outbuildings Tuesday behind a house just north of Atwater.
Court of Appeal Ameliorates (a Bit) the 'Harshness' of Business and Professions Code Section 7031
California courts have variously described Business and Professions Code section 7031 as " draconian ," " harsh[ ]" and " [u]njust[ ] ," but nonetheless enforceable.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Foster Farms battles insurers over definition of 'recall'
Foster Farms and its London insurers are facing off over the definition of "product recall" as the poultry producer seeks payment of $14.2 million in claims arising from a government-mandated shutdown of one of its plants, court documents show.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Merced County Animal Control fee increases for cities
Since July 1, the cities of Merced, Atwater and Livingston have been paying $98.50 per animal, a $6.50 increase from the previous fee of $92.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Out and About
Don Harmon Shows sponsors a hot rod show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in Livingston. The festivities begin with a hot rod parade at TA Truck Stop.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Foster Farms issues voluntary chicken recall
Foster Farms is voluntarily recalling chicken products produced in March with "use or freeze by" dates ranging from March 21 to March 29, the company and the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Thursday.
Tortillas go from small Mexican household kitchens to U.S. factories
We had homemade tortillas for breakfast, tortillas for lunch and tortillas for dinner.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Merced County boy, 9, shot in face by brother
A 9-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the face Wednesday night in Livingston, the Merced County Sheriff's Department reported.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Recent burglaries prompt warning from police
Although burglary reports have taken a significant dip in Livingston in recent years, Police Chief Ruben Chavez said break-ins typically increase during the summer.
The Modesto Bee
Home cooks caught on tape handling chicken unsafely
Many people handled raw chicken and then did not wash their hands thoroughly before touching other surfaces.
Since its declaration of independence, the United States of America has celebrated the date of July 4th in various ways fireworks, parades, concerts, barbecues and more.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Farmer sues Merced Irrigation District over water rights
Millions of dollars and thousands of gallons of irrigation water are potentially at stake in a civil trial that opened Monday involving several prominent Merced County farmers and the Merced Irrigation District.
Independence Day Celebrations
The Fireworks Extravaganza will take place immediately following the game. www.fresnogrizzlies.com Chowchilla's Red, White & Boom Fireworks Festival Chowchilla will celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, July 5th at the Chowchilla-Madera County Fairgrounds.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
The Horatio Alger Cortopassi Family Foundation is offering vocational scholarships for community college students.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Police seek help locating Livingston hit-and-run suspect
Teofilo Ramos has been identified as the driver of a gold Mitsubishi Montero that struck and killed 62-year-old Mohammad Choudhry on June 7, 2014.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Foster Farms provides dinners for low-income families
Visitors to www.take75.com can pledge to spend at least 75 minutes a week sitting down to meals with family.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Monday Merced Matters: Merced native grills up smiles
The Merced native has cooked thousands of pounds of chicken, tri-tip and carne asada during hundreds of barbecues since 1997.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Driver in fatal crash identified as Livingston man
A man who died in a crash last week in Atwater was identified Tuesday as a 22-year-old Livingston man.
Run begins at UC Merced and ends in Livingston
More than 50 area police officers are scheduled to take part in a run today from the UC Merced campus to Livingston, with proceeds benefiting Special Olympics.