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It was both necessary and appropriate that Merced County District Attorney Larry D. Morse II step away from the prosecution of anyone involved in the three murders near Atwater in March 2013.
The November general election is less than 100 days away and Merced County voters will face a variety of choices in both county and city races.
Three out of four children in California with mental health needs don't get treatment, according to a new report.
Ron Childress' "And West is West" won the $25,000 PEN/Bellwether Prize for socially engaged fiction.
The firings would be the strongest discipline handed out since May in a nationwide scandal over falsifying records on how long veterans wait to get care at VA hospitals and clinics.
Evan Reed plays for the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens but was with the Tigers when the alleged assault occurred.
Treating youth violence as a public health epidemic and strengthening existing anti-violence programs also were listed by participants Tuesday.
Diane Rich, representing the Madera County Arts Council, presented the Chowchilla City Council with a plaque recognizing the city's participation in the Music in the Park concert series at the downtown Veterans Memorial Park.
Deputy Attorney General Barton Bowers, standing at left, and attorney Kirk McAllister, standing at right, speak with Judge Donald E. Shaver during Ethan Morse's arraignment hearing on Tuesday in Merced.
Wildfires in the Sierra Nevada are bringing smoke to the Valley air basin, triggering respiratory problems for Merced residents, local air officials said Tuesday.
A two-day visit to Yosemite gave University of California President Janet Napolitano an up-close look at UC Merced's partnership with the neighboring national park, including some of the students whose lives have been transformed by their experiences there.
Preliminary reports indicate the fire was started in the home of an older couple who have lived there for 27 years.
Wallace had been serving as interim general manager since a front office shake-up May 19. The controlling owner said in a statement that Wallace had been at the front of some of the Grizzlies' biggest successes with experience in Memphis and the NBA making him the ideal fit to lead basketball operations.
A fire that started with oil cooking on a stovetop left three people displaced from a Turlock apartment, authorities said.
On Tuesday, it was announced that the region of Liguria will host the first three stages of the Italian Grand Tour.
A fire that began Saturday on the western edge of Yosemite National Park has blackened more than 2,600 acres and prompted evacuations of three campgrounds and the communities of Foresta and El Portal, according to fire officials.
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Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 02:36 am
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