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Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of public instruction, is slated to appear at a public forum from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesday in the Clark-Newbold Room of the Merced County Office of Education, 632 W. 13th St. The event is open to the public.
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2 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
The Eagles scored the first eight points of the fourth quarter to break a 37-37 deadlock but clung to a 51-49 lead with 11.7 seconds to go.
6 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
Dubai built up tens of billions of dollars in debt during a building boom, but struggled to repay it as the global financial crisis battered its economy and property market.
11 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer also says supporting the new Ukrainian government "in every way possible" is at the top of the Obama's administration's priority list.
12 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
Commanding officer Capt. Musa Gemu said sailors of the NNS Delta destroyed the refineries in the Warri South-West area of southern Delta region Friday night and arrested five suspects.
Merced police responded at 8:51 p.m. to a report of shots fired in the 400 block of West 12th Street, Capt.
Diggs made 6 of 12 shots, including 3 of 5 3-pointers. Demari Edwards had 12 points and five rebounds and Devante Kemp added six points and eight rebounds for Memorial.
Benivedas, who was born in Merced, was a member of the Merced CHP Explorer Post in 2010-12.
Desiree Phipps scored 17 points and Savannah Gray added 11 for the Lady Tigers, who claimed their third state championship in four years.
The hosts dominated possession but struggled to create scoring chances, with Fabio Borini coming closest in the 83rd minute when his hard shot hit the crossbar.
There will be a panel discussion on transparency and accountability in local government during a 90-minute presentation Thursday in Merced.
The Austrian racer needs just 19 points to secure his third straight overall title, and would get 32 by maintaining eighth place in the second run.
The seller of industrial tools and supplies is expected to employ about 40 people when the 12,198-square-foot building's doors are unlocked for its first day at 1330 W. Olive Ave. "We are very excited to be opening the 61st Harbor Freight Tools store in California and look forward to being a member of the Merced community," said Harbor Freight ... (more)
MERCED – The sights, sounds and culture of the South Pacific will be on display next week as the 35th annual Kiki Raina Tahiti Fete kicks off at the Golden Valley High School.
After two false starts and a tight finish, the horse trained by Jim Culloty and ridden by Davy Russell snatched the prestigious race by a nose ahead of On His Own.