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Today, he's bound for the CIF State Track & Field Championships, traditionally the nation's best prep track meet, in the high jump.
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As community advocates continued to push this week for more money for youth services, sympathetic city leaders turned out empty pockets.
A public opera performance, already glimpsed by 2,500 Merced County schoolchildren, is planned today, according to a news release.
A 23-year-old man accused in the August shooting an employee at a Merced auto parts store was convicted by a jury Thursday.
A top transportation official said today that the United States must remain dedicated to building high-speed rail systems to confront pollution, population increases and competition from rest of the world.
Martin Guerrero Jr., 42, was booked into the Mariposa County Adult Detention Facility after an arrest warrant was granted and a public broadcast message was sent out in hopes of finding Guerrero.
According to police, the girl, whose age was not released, was walking in the area of Merced and M streets at about 3:30 p.m. when a man in a car pulled up beside her.
The San Joaquin Valley's economy continues to improve, but Stanislaus and Merced counties are lagging behind in job growth, a newly released business forecast shows.
More than a dozen jobs might be eliminated at Merced County's two landfills because of a decrease in waste tonnage, but some elected officials said they weren't made aware of the severity of the problem.
The Merced County Coroner's Office has identified a body found earlier this week in a east Planada canal as Ruben Coronado, 35.
That's the philosophy of Daisy Castillo of Merced, a Golden Valley High School student who will take part in a national home economics-related competition in Nashville in July.
Sheriff Mark Pazin, Supervisor John Pedrozo and Councilman Josh Pedrozo will host a barbecue rib fund-raiser dinner at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Merced Fruit Barn, 4526 E. Highway 140.
There are roughly $2 billion in passenger rail construction and improvement projects coming in the next year, including at least $300 million of spending earmarked for small businesses, for the Bay Area and Central Valley.
Now that summer's creeping up, figs are just about to reach their perfect plumpness and land on a plate near you.
City officials looked to the City Council for direction Monday night as they continue to fine tune a plan to make about 10 miles of roads in south and central Merced more bike friendly.