The Modesto Bee
Woman, 66, killed in crash near Denair
A 66-year-old woman died Monday after she lost control of her car and crashed into a metal utility pole north of Denair.
Investigation into fatal collision with Merced SWAT vehicle continues
The investigation into a collision last year that claimed the life of a 60-year-old Planada man continued this week, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The Modesto Bee
Outstanding Women of Stanislaus County 2014
Lori, executive director of World Relief Modesto since 2010, plays an integral role in the resettlement of about 200 refugees each year in Stanislaus County.
Making Planada a better place
Though Jonathan is only 14 and Uriel is 13, we've become regulars at county planning meetings: We want to figure out how to make Planada's streets safe.
Planada community hall to be remodeled and offer new services
The Planada Community Center will soon get a face-lift and become the home of several community programs, the Merced County Board of Supervisors decided this week.
Pedrozo holds final town hall in south Merced
The meeting wraps up a series of town hall meetings for Pedrozo, including stops in Livingston, Planada and Le Grand.
Renovations to Le Grand football stadium and gym envisioned
The bond will be used partly to renovate the Le Grand High School football stadium, according to Trustee John Chavez.
Ron Gonzales: Fight gangs together
This letter is in response to the recent peace rally in Planada after two gang-related killings.
Warrant issued in Planada gang homicide
Quezada, 19, is the prime suspect in the Nov. 25 shooting death of 24-year-old Eric Perez Guzman in the 9300 block of Bigler Driver, the Sheriff's Department said.