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Authorities seized more than 500 marijuana plants this week from a Los Banos home believed to be connected to a large drug trafficking enterprise.
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Merced County officials confirmed Friday that criminal background checks are not conducted for all prospective employees.
Prosecutors declined to file charges against a Merced County employee who was arrested a week ago in connection with the discovery by police of numerous firearms and ammunition at her home.
Investigators think a homicide reported last month in Stevinson was a drug-related murder, a spokesman for the Merced County Sheriff's Department confirmed Thursday.
Volunteers from Merced-area nonprofits and public agencies plan to assist anyone looking for help to enroll in the Affordable Care Act this weekend in Merced.
As research students develop new technologies and ideas, or just better ways to conduct business, the information is passed on to the businesses working closely with the university, UC Merced Professor Alexander Whalley explained.
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 Merced County.
The death involved a middle-aged man. He had medical problems that put her at higher risk for complications, and he had not gotten a flu shot, county health officials said.
A 35-year-old woman arrested this week on stolen property and child endangerment charges is a Merced County employee, the latest in a string of high-profile employee troubles for the county.
The 38th Annual Indian Gulch 2-mile, 5-mile and 10-mile runs are set for Saturday.
The Merced County Board of Supervisors adopted the county's annual legislative agenda, which includes getting more funding for prison realignment programs, preserving agricultural lands and redeveloping the former Castle Air Force Base.
A loaded gun and 32 grams of methamphetamine put a Mokelumne Hill man behind bars.
Kansas fans, don't you cry no more. The classic-rock group, which hasn't played the region for a while, is coming to the Stanislaus County Fair this summer.
This being an Olympic year, “Let the games begin.” Reviewing the Sun-Star articles on the race for sheriff, it appears that the race is between a person backed by the grunts in the trenches and a person backed by the entitled elite .