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19 hrs ago | via The Daily Republic
Four of the five Vanden High boys basketball team starters ended its playoff opener with double-digit scoring and 12 of the 14 players on the roster made it into the scorebook with some points. After shooting nearly 70 percent in the first half, the Vikings' onslaught of fast-paced scoring, suffocating defense and towering bigs led to a 89-50 rout of No. Comment?
Sunday Feb 19 | via Los Banos Enterprise
A 26-year-old Los Banos gang member with was arrested Friday after investigators found two firearms in his Meadowlark Avenue home, according to a statement from the Merced Police Department. Cesar E. Morales-Huerta, a man legally prohibited from possessing any firearms, was booked into the Merced County Jail on suspicion of possession firearms and ammunition by a prohibited person and criminal street gang participation, all felonies. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 8 | via Los Banos Enterprise
A Merced contractor and former Los Banos school board member pleaded not guilty Wednesday to public corruption charges, nearly six months after they were arrested on bribery allegations. Gregory Opinski, 54, owner of Greg Opinski Construction, and Tommy Jones, 68, a veteran politician from Los Banos who recently was ousted from his seat on the city's school board, entered their pleas early Wednesday before Judge Paul C. Lo in Merced Superior Court. Comment?
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