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Livingston mayor pro tem to seek re-election
Livingston Mayor Pro Tem Gurpal Samra will seek re-election in November, the longtime politician confirmed to the Sun-Star on Wednesday.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Tiburon shopping heats up in summer
Top: Lisa Benbow's Garnish Home, just one of several boutiques and shops to be found on a shopping tour of Tiburon, which has attracted Bay Area artists and designers to its walkable Ark Row.
Merced Union schools need another registered nurse to handle students' medical emergencies
More students are showing up at area high school campuses with serious medical issues such as asthma, seizures, diabetes or heart conditions.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Area leaders skeptical about effectiveness of larger water fines
Some Merced County water officials and experts say there are better ways to conserve water in Merced County than to levy a new, bigger fine, an unprecedented step taken this week that declared certain types of water waste a criminal infraction similar to a speeding violation.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Livingston city officials present Foster Farms with key to city
Those were the words of Mayor Pro Tem Gurpal Samra as he explained the company's impact on the city.
MID, Gallo reach settlement in water dispute
Years of legal wrangling and negotiations over water rights between a prominent Merced County farmer and the Merced Irrigation District ended abruptly Tuesday when both sides cut a deal to end the long-standing feud.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Missing woman found by deputies
A 55-year-old missing woman who suffers from dementia and other medical issues is back at home after being found by the Merced County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team on Tuesday.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Around Town: Soldiers to discuss military funeral honors in Merced
The Hampshire independent senior living community will host soldiers from the California Veteran Honors Program at 11:30 a.m. July 18 to discuss military funeral honors.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
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.