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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 $165,000. More Merced information.

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56 min ago | Merced Sun-Star

Two arrested after man shot in Merced

A 30-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound Friday after a man with suspected gang ties opened fire into a home in the 3200 block of Juneau Court in Merced.

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2 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Iowa assistant Johnson leaves program

Coach Kirk Ferentz announced Johnson's sudden departure on Saturday, saying he left to pursue a career opportunity outside of football.

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6 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Relegation-threatened Livorno switches coaches

Nicola was fired in January, then Attilio Perotti, the club sporting director, was put in charge for a week before Di Carlo was hired.

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9 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Donnell Smith: Merced College Child Development Center appreciates all the support

On behalf of the Merced College Child Development Center, I would like to thank our community for contributing to the success of our Chicken Dinner Fundraising Event.

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13 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Man hospitalized after Atwater crash with suspected DUI driver

The victim, whose name was not available, suffered “major, but not life-threatening” injuries,” Atwater police Lt.

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17 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Sun-Star Special Report: Politics at play in Merced County tax collection?

The decision to quit collecting taxes using bank seizures comes as the county faces a potential deficit of $9.3  1 Supervisor John Pedrozo allegedly told Merced County Treasurer-Tax Collector Karen Adams that one business owner – who owed the county nearly $68,000 at the time – was “good for the money.” That business – ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Merced Irrigation District farmers approve plan to increase water rates by $80 per acre-foot

Farmers voted 4,313 to 776 to increase water rates from $20.25 per acre-foot to $100.67 per acre-foot.

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17 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Michelle Oliver: Feeling shy about a bright handbag? Let color pop

I always thought of black as a staple color that went with every outfit. I never gave much thought to the idea of branching out and owning purses of other colors until a couple of years ago.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Former Rep. Tony Coelho to speak at Democratic Party dinner in Merced

The dinner will be held at 7 p.m. at Merced Golf & Country Club, 6333 N. Golf Road in Merced.

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Merced Sun-Star

New pastor takes helm at Merced's First Baptist Church

When Manny Collazo was interviewing for the position of senior pastor at Merced's First Baptist Church, he was surprised to learn that his experiences and background were exactly what the local church needed and his goals were shared by the local congregation.

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Merced Sun-Star

Hundreds attend Good Friday crucifixion reenactment in Merced

The procession began outside the church and traveled throughout the adjacent neighborhood, stopping occasionally to act out the events that happened during the Stations of the Cross.

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Merced Sun-Star

Farm jobs stay strong, but Merced County unemployment slightly up

The March unemployment rate in Merced County was up slightly – 0.2 percent from the previous month – despite a stronger than normal showing from farm labor jobs, according to numbers from the Employment Development Department.

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Merced Sun-Star

Lo becomes Merced County judge; first Hmong judge in the nation

Paul Lo is sworn in as Superior Court Judge by presiding judge Hon. Brian McCabe during his investiture ceremony in Merced Friday.

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Inside Bay Area

Roadshow: Is it time to remove roadside memorial on I-680?

Q My understanding is that Caltrans permits roadside memorials for a certain length of time.

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Hispanic Business

Spring Salmon Return to San Joaquin

April 18--STOCKTON -- For the first time in more than 60 years, spring run salmon fingerlings are gliding through the waters of the San Joaquin River.

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Merced Sun-Star

Merced Arts Wrap for April 18, 2014

UC Merced’s World Cultures Second Annual Graduate Student Conference is scheduled for 1 to 4:15 p.m. today inside the campus’ Classroom and Office Building, Room 113, at the 5200 N. Lake Road campus.

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Merced Sun-Star

CHP: Modesto big-rig driver’s crash spills bleach on I-5 by Los Banos

According to the California Highway Patrol, 45-year-old Jose Amilcar Lara fell asleep while driving north on I-5 near Highway 165 about 5:15  Lara turned his vehicle to the left in an attempt to get back on the roadway, but he overcorrected and the big rig fell onto its right side.

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Merced Sun-Star

Hawks' Wirtz creates Northwestern endowment fund

University officials say the multimillion dollar gift will fund student and faculty projects in the Theatre and Interpretation Center on the Evanston campus.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Gun rights, centralized dispatch debated by Merced County sheriff candidates

Gun rights were the major theme during the debate hosted by the Merced-Atwater Tea Party at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall in Atwater.

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Merced Sun-Star

Merced coalition gathers to make charge for more youth funding

Victoria Castillo, 19 months, of Merced, holds a sign as a group of non-profits called the "Invest in Youth Campaign" have a rally to lobby city officials to direct more funds to activities that help children and youth, at McNamara Park in Merced Thursday.

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