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Los Banos, California is located in Merced County. Zip codes in Los Banos, CA include 93635. The median home price in Los Banos is $235,000. More Los Banos information.

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Local news for Los Banos, CA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Monday | Merced Sun-Star

Candidates file for Merced College trustee seats

With four Merced College trustee seats up for election this November, three hopefuls have filed to run with two weeks left before the deadline.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

SFGate

California drought: As land sinks, farmers' brainstorm on water

Dean Peck, with the San Luis Canal Co., opens a gate to release water to a farmer near Los Banos .

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Merced Sun-Star

Firefighters battling blaze in Livingston/Stevinson area

Firefighters with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection are battling a vegetation fire that has grown to 10-to-15 acres near Highway 140 and Howard Road, between Livingston and Stevinson.

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Los Banos Enterprise

Man ejected from motorcycle near Dinosaur Point

A Santa Paula man's motorcycle caused another wreck on Highway 152 after it overturned in the fast lane earlier this week, according to a California Highway Patrol news release.

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Los Banos Enterprise

Mayor Villalta unopposed so far in seeking third term

Villalta filed papers July 18 and will appear on the ballot in November asking voters for a third term in office.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Los Banos Enterprise

More football for youngsters

Youth player Alex Martinez throws during a quarterback workshop, part of Pacheco High's youth football camp on Friday at Pacheco's Veterans Memorial Stadium.

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Los Banos Enterprise

School district enrollment expecting an uptick in 2014-2015

Superintendent Steve Tietjen said the district is expecting 150 more students in 2014-15.

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Los Banos Enterprise

Salvation Army, Merced County Food Bank serve hundreds in Los Banos

Matt Mooney, right, of the Merced County Food Bank and fellow worker Caleb Mello handed out 600 of the 12,000 boxes the U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing.

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Los Banos Enterprise

Police: Ice cream vendor robbed

Detective Eduardo Solis said officers responded to the 800 block of Nickel Street at 4:53 p.m. July 16. Officers were told the four males approached an ice cream vendor and demanded money while threatening him with a knife.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Los Banos Enterprise

Firefighters battling large vegetation fire near Gustine

A large vegetation fire erupted on Merced County's rural Westside early Thursday afternoon near Gun Club Road and Santa Fe Grade, southeast of Gustine, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

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Los Banos Enterprise

Grass fire outside Los Banos creates haze in town

A grass fire was ignited at a Gustine area duck club at about noon Thursday, according to local fire officials.

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The Modesto Bee

California man gets 14 years for rape

Prosecutors say 25-year-old Thomas Zavaleta attacked the men in separate incidents in 2012 while they were unconscious in the bathroom of his Los Banos apartment.

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The Fresno Bee

Appeals court upholds Pacheco Pass corridor for high-speed rail

State appeals justices on Thursday upheld a lower court's approval of an environmental report that selected the Pacheco Pass between Gilroy and Los Banos as the preferred corridor for running high-speed trains from the Bay Area to the San Joaquin Valley.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Merced County man who drugged, raped two men sentenced to 14 years in prison

A 25-year-old Merced County man who drugged and raped two men in 2012 has been sentenced to 14 years, eight months in prison.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Dan Walters Daily: California is playground for President Obama

President Barack Obama, second from left, walks and chats with, from left, Gov. Jerry Brown, farmer Joe De Bosque and his wife Maria Gloria De Bosque in Los Banos, Calif.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Another 'big rig' fatality in Bay Area on Monday

One person died Monday afternoon on Hwy 152 near Gilroy after a collision between a "big rig" truck and at least seven other vehicles, the California Highway Patrol reported.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Los Banos Enterprise

Police calls

Between July 9 and July 16 the Los Banos Police Department responded to 434 calls for service.

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Merced Sun-Star

Quilting for a cause: Local group will present to veterans

Belinda Sabetta, left, and Darla Fagundes show off a quilt to be presented to a veteran in September.

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Los Banos Enterprise

John Spevak:

In previous columns, I told the story of my car leaking coolant in an out-of-town parking lot, then getting one of its windows smashed by a thief, and then leaking oil after it was towed back to Los Banos.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Los Banos Enterprise

City narrows its district options

An ordinance putting the option to switch City Council elections from at-large to by-district voting, along with Draft Map 3, will be brought to the July 30 meeting.

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