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Developers Meet with Community to Discuss Plans for Cor-o-Va...
Two meetings held last month to gather neighborhood feedback about future development of the Cor-o-Van site elicited mostly positive reactions from attendees.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Weak storm could bring sprinkles to the central San Joaquin Valley
A weak storm is forecast to roll in Monday morning to the central San Joaquin Valley, bringing a slight chance of rain to the northern areas and snow to the foothills, the National Weather Service in Hanford said.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Debbie Croft: Cowboy of culture still sings from the heart
Jimmy Collier will turn 70 this year. Reminiscing on a long and eventful life, this African American folk singer and musician is pleased with how far he’s come.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Regional count: Almost 30,000 enroll in Covered California health plans
In the first four months of enrollment, almost 30,000 consumers signed up for health insurance through the Covered California exchange in a five-county region that includes Stanislaus.
The Fresno Bee
Buchanan High School teacher Paul Lake named California High School Educator of the Year
Clovis Unified School District science teacher Paul Lake has been named California's High School Educator of the Year by the California League of High Schools.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Study confirms park communities suffer mightily during shutdowns
The federal government shutdown last October cost communities near Yosemite National Park an estimated $6.7 million in reduced spending by visitors, according to a new report.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
CROFT: Merced artist spans subjects, mediums
The artistry of Judith Barton encompasses every subject: people, nature, animals, seascapes, landscapes, sports, cars and common household items.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Storytelling festival returns to Mariposa
More than the telling of tales, the Mariposa Storytelling Festival features renowned artists who have entertained and enlightened audiences around the world.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Holiday Inn Express construction underway
Ground work has begun on the first of three well-known chain hotels on the west side of Highway 41 between the Glass Hut and the Oakhurst Fruit Stand.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Foundation offers youth, college grants
FRF is offering $205,000 in 2014 with the breakdown as follows: $100,000 - for youth-serving organizations focused on children ages 0-8 years in Fresno, Madera, Tulare, Merced, Mariposa, and Kings counties.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Kaleidoscope features array of dancers from Merced
Merced Academy of Dance did a number of ballet pieces Saturday in the Merced College Theater in the Kaleidoscope Dance Performance Showcase.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Out and About
Dance Kaleidoscope features young dancers from Denisa's School of Dance, Mariposa Academy of Performing Arts, Merced Academy of Dance, STEPS Dance Studio, the Dancer's Studio, the Merced Belly Dance Company, and the South Pacific Dance Company.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Cal Fire increases firefighter staffing in Central Valley
As a result, continued drought conditions and wildfires have required the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to hire several dozen seasonal firefighters earlier than normal across the Central Valley and Central Sierra.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Asian Pacific women's group offers Valley students scholarships
Women entering or continuing in undergraduate or graduate studies, or re-entering a college or university for the 2014-2015 academic year are eligible for scholarships.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Thursday's Merced-area high school sports schedule
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Fire Stations Boost Staffing
"The recent rainfall is not enough for us to let our guard down," says Dale Hutchinson, CAL Fire Southern Region Chief.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Arkansas Street Trees Slated to be Removed
Public protests temporarily halted plans to cut-down nine large trees along Arkansas Street, between 18th and Mariposa streets, forcing a public hearing over the issue.