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Merced, California is located in Merced County. Zip codes in Merced, CA include 95340, 95344, and 95348. The median home price in Merced is $206,300. More Merced information.

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19 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Suicidal man tries to crash into CHP officer

A 21-year-old Merced man allegedly tried to crash his car into a California Highway Patrol vehicle over the weekend in an apparent suicide attempt, officers told the Sun-Star. CHP Officer Angel Fuentes was not injured when the Merced man deliberately tried to ram his vehicle around 3 a.m. Sunday on Highway 99 in Merced, Officer Moises Onsurez confirmed.


Yesterday | RecordNET

Briefs -- Published Sept. 15, 2014

The club meets from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at the Chavez Library, 605 N. El Dorado St. STOCKTON - Parents and guardians of children diagnosed on the autism spectrum in San Joaquin Country can now apply for grant funding of up to $500 per year through the Carlos Vieira Foundation. The grant program offers direct assistance to Valley residents by providing educational tools, medical necessities, electronics and other products and services that help a child diagnosed with autism to flourish.


Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Merced reports 10th homicide

A man suffered fatal injuries early Saturday morning after being shot in the 100 block of West 11th Street, near I Street, according to Merced police. Few details have been released in the case, and the victim's name hasn't been released.



Visiting the maternity ward of downtown's rebirth Updated at

For years, many downtown buildings were about as lively as ancient New Mexico cliff dwellings. But many of those long-vacant pueblos are stirring with new tenants.


Mon Sep 08, 2014

Whittier Daily News

West Covina parents file suit against district over Jesus story on candy canes

WEST COVINA >> Parents of a first-grade student have filed a federal lawsuit against the West Covina Unified School District alleging the district violated their son's freedom of speech when it prohibited him from distributing a story about Jesus to his fellow students before Christmas. According to the lawsuit, Merced Elementary student Isaiah Martinez attempted to give his classmates candy canes with a message attached containing the so-called legend of the candy cane - a story that claims candy canes were invented to represent the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.


Sun Sep 07, 2014

Nothing To Do With Arbroath

Suspected bank robber arrested when stolen cash fell out of his trouser leg

A man was arrested on suspicion of robbing a bank in Merced, California, on Saturday afternoon. Police say Shawn Lee Canfield, 25, walked into the Chase Bank inside the Raley's grocery store at around 1:40pm and handed the teller a card demanding cash.


The Fresno Bee

ShakespeareFest brings live theater to Applegate Park with "Cymbeline"

Storytellers from left, Rachel Rodrigues, Carolina Stevens and Dianne Kocher perform as ShakespeareFest presents 'Cymbeline' at Applegate Park in Merced, Calif., Saturday, . Merced ShakespeareFest presents "Cymbeline" today and Sept.


Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Fresno Bee

25-year-old man arrested in Merced bank robbery

A 25-year-old man was arrested by Merced police Saturday afternoon after allegedly robbing the Chase Bank inside Raley's off Yosemite Avenue. The suspect, identified as Shawn Lee Canfield, allegedly walked into the grocery store after 1:30 p.m. and approached the bank counter, handing the teller a note demanding all the money and "no funny money," according to a Merced police press release.


Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Police inquiry into Los Banos priest could take months

An investigation into allegations of a Los Banos Catholic priest possibly possessing child pornography could take at least three more months to complete, the Los Banos Police Department said Thursday. Cmdr.


Thu Sep 04, 2014

KSEE-TV Fresno

UC system wants to see more community college transfer students

Merced College is preparing students to further their education, especially when it comes to transfering into the UC System. UC President Janet Napolitano visited the campus to inform the college on the importance of getting a four-year degree.


Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Livingston family offers reward for information in homicide case

Blanca Trenado, 29, of Los Angeles speaks with media about the death of her younger brother Erain Sandoval of Livingston at the Merced County Sheriff's Department in Merced on Wednesday. According to police reports, 20-year-old Erain Sandoval was fatally shot near a convenience store located in the 15000 block of August Avenue in Delhi on April 26. Police believe the homicide to be gang-related and no arrests have been made.


Wed Sep 03, 2014

Mass Transit

CA: HSR Foes Ask California Supreme Court for a Hearing

Sept. 03--High-speed rail opponents in Kings County are taking their fight to the California Supreme Court, filing a petition Tuesday asking justices to reverse two appeals court rulings.


Sun Aug 31, 2014

KTXL-TV Sacramento

11-Year-Old from Lodi Killed in I-5 Crash

A young child died in a car crash on Saturday night, and the driver who caused the crash was arrested for second degree murder.


Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Union

A tribute: Nevada Union alum displays sculpture in remembrance of Craig Zetterberg

The sculpture in honor of teacher Craig Zetterberg was part of Cole Castleberry's senior project and is now a permanent fixture at the school's library.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Six people convicted for 2012 'Sharpie party'

Six people pleaded no contest Tuesday for their roles in severely vandalizing a foreclosed home in 2012 during a "Sharpie party."


Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Fresno Unified makes deal with federal government over magnet programs

A deal struck this summer between Fresno Unified School District and the federal government says school officials must move swiftly to ensure more qualified minority students know about advanced programs like Manchester GATE and aren't discouraged from enrolling because of entrance requirements.


American Baby

You Won't Believe What One Woman Brought Into a...

A woman came into my hospital room to give him a bath . It was around midnight, which even in my bleary-eyed state struck me as an odd time to clean an infant .


Mon Aug 25, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Woman who police say tried to enter maternity ward with fake baby arrested

A woman who twice tried to enter a maternity ward of a Merced hospital while holding two lifelike baby dolls was arrested on suspicion of trespassing, police said.


Sun Aug 24, 2014


Woman with life-like baby dolls arrested for trespassing in hospital

Mercy Medical Center in Merced, CA released images of the woman and her husband carrying several dolls inside with them.


Sat Aug 23, 2014

Lake Elsinore Valley News

'Trail for Humanity' leads through Murrieta

A group of mothers, calling themselves Trail for Humanity, marched through Murrieta on Friday to raise awareness of the border crisis, pressure the Ob... Yaleska Castaneda, founder of Trail for Humanity leads marchers through a Murrieta neighborhood on Friday.


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