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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.
The daughter of Supervisor Deidre Kelsey has filed a claim against Merced County seeking $200,000 and a formal apology for damage to her reputation after county officials made public an internal investigation of the Public Defender's Office.
"When he learned an arrest had been made in connection with this case, he immediately told us he had information concerning the investigation and insisted on meeting with the detectives which he did, voluntarily and alone.
Ridden by Tyler Baze, Big Macher ran six furlongs in 1:08.82 and paid $21.20, $6.20 and $4.40.
A lawyer for one of the groups, the Center for Biological Diversity, tells The New York Times the pesticides caused or contributed to the deaths of a long list of birds and animals between 1989 and 2013.
The Marshall athletic department issued a statement saying Grooms was dismissed Saturday for a violation of team rules and policies.
From badminton to belly dancing and fencing to community theater, Merced College is offering more than a dozen community service classes that begin in August.
Three out of four children in California with mental health needs don't get treatment, according to a new report.
Major titles: Spanish Vuelta , Giro d'Italia and Tour de France . Nibali is only the sixth rider to complete a career Triple Crown after Jacques Anquetil, Felice Gimondi, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Alberto Contador.
Two classic cars and a detached garage were lost in a fire in Visalia Saturday night, Visalia fire officials reported.
Manager, Nick Tamborrino says Bluepoint Wellness of Connecticut, one of six state-approved dispensaries of medical marijuana, will open probably around the last week in August for counseling.
Pulled by tugboats and nudged by brisk winds, the wreck was eased Sunday into Genoa's port – where it will be scrapped.
Stubbs led off the fourth inning with his 11th home run, giving the Rockies a 2-0 lead over Pittsburgh.
The New York Mets placed pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a sore right elbow.
The Fresno Bee reports 18-year-old Ethan Morse was arrested Friday outside his Merced home and is being held without bail at Mariposa County Jail.
Ethan Morse, 18, was arrested Friday, July 25, 2014, on a warrant charging him with murder in connection with the deaths of three teenagers at a house party in 2013.
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Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 03:13 am
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