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Merced County officials confirmed Friday that criminal background checks are not conducted for all prospective employees.
Prosecutors declined to file charges against a Merced County employee who was arrested a week ago in connection with the discovery by police of numerous firearms and ammunition at her home.
Falconers saved the peregrine in the mid-1970s after DDT had almost wiped them out in the wild.
Students at R.M. Miano Elementary School plant trees Tuesday after receiving a $4,350 grant in January awarded by Lowe's Home Improvement.
The bulkier Saltalamacchia wore a duplicate Jose Fernandez practice jersey with the jeans and sneakers for the team's morning stretch Friday.
The new qualifying format for the Indianapolis 500 will include three rounds over two days and the pole-winner will be decided on what used to be Bump Day.
The new deal increases his guaranteed salary from $2.8 million to $3.1 million and boosts the total salary of his assistant coaches by another $540,000, to $3.2 million.
A special reception for the exhibit was held last week during a special conference examining the music.
The numbers are for Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Merced, Mariposa and Tulare counties, which were grouped in a pricing region by Covered California, the exchange created to spearhead the Affordable Care Act in the Golden State.
Judge Marc A. Garcia on Thursday raised bail from $76,000 to $250,000 for Nathan Schindler and Michael Stucky, both 24, according to the court clerk’s office.
Volunteers from Merced-area nonprofits and public agencies plan to assist anyone looking for help to enroll in the Affordable Care Act this weekend in Merced.
A 50-year-old Winton man suffered major injuries Thursday during a head-on collision with a big rig truck on Highway 59, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski experienced lightheadedness during and after the fourth-ranked Blue Devils' 82-72 loss to Wake Forest on Wednesday night.
Todd Hoffner was charged in 2012 with creating child pornography for recording videos of his children dancing naked.
The season was scheduled to restart on Feb. 28 following a two-month winter break.
The Iditarod has long stolen the spotlight in the Alaskan sports spectrum, but it isn't the only storied race across some of this country's harshest landscape.
A 35-year-old woman arrested this week on stolen property and child endangerment charges is a Merced County employee, the latest in a string of high-profile employee troubles for the county.