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54 min ago | Merced Sun-Star
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5 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Merced County Sheriff's Deputy Delray Shelton says the explosion was reported around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday north of Merced.
8 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
Lawyers with the California Attorney General's Office and attorneys for high-speed rail opponents in Kings County will meet in a case management conference that is expected to set a spring trial date over allegations that current plans for the proposed bullet-train violate Proposition 1A, the 2008 ballot measure that provided $9.9 billion in bond ... (more)
12 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
The city of Merced is eligible for a grant to upgrade Stephen Leonard Park and is looking for input from locals about the proposed changes.
The warming center is a place for residents to stay warm with heaters and blankets, and is open every night through March 31. The center takes anyone from 8 to 10 p.m. and closes at 6 a.m. The 10-cot warming center, which has been behind the Merced Rescue Mission since last week, was moved to the recreation yard of the former juvenile hall on B ... (more)
According to a recent study from the Pew Research Center, 70 percent of Americans now subscribe to broadband Internet service at home, and an additional 10 percent of Americans have broadband access at home via a smartphone.
A fire sparked Wednesday morning in a Merced home and spread to the attic and roof, city fire officials said.
At Austria Vienna vs. Zenit St. Petersburg, environmental activists dressed as cheerleaders entered the pitch with players and held banners protesting the Russian company's oil drilling operations in the Arctic Ocean.
While emergency personnel were investigating the scene of a fatal vehicle crash Saturday afternoon, it was discovered the victim's pregnant wife and three young daughters were sitting in the traffic waiting a few hundred feet away.
The nearly 20,000 people who have already retired from Contra Costa, Alameda and two other counties since more generous pension rules took effect in the late 1990s are unlikely to see their checks drop as a result of California's new anti-spiking pension law.
The Ann Arbor News reports the detail is in transcripts from a hearing in the case that it reviewed.
The joint effort between the Merced County Sheriff’s Department and the county Human Services Agency has been an annual tradition for more than 10 years, but the campaign has been struggling to achieve its goal this year, according program co-coordinator C.J. Jones.
The Merced County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously adopted the first "comprehensive" update to the county's general plan in 23 years, setting policy for guiding growth and development.
A candle is lit for a loved one during the Hinds Hospice Lights of Love candle and tree lighting in Atwater on Tuesday.
Wal-Mart is expected to announce a delay in construction of a major distribution center in Merced, city officials confirmed Tuesday.
Executive Director Bruce Metcalf points Tuesday to the sinks at the Merced Rescue Mission, where 114,000 meals are served per year.
Progress is being made in bolstering the ranks of Merced Union High School District bus drivers but more are needed, administrators and trustees say.