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1 hr ago | Merced Sun-Star
An AT&T representative tells reporters to leave the parking lot near the soon-to-close call center on Monday in Atwater.
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3 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
A view of the bike path and Bear Creek that run under G Street, on Monday in Merced.
5 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
Merced County Sheriff's deputies say the acts of a Good Samaritan led to the arrest of an accused car jacker in the Winton area.
9 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
The Merced County Superior Court was evacuated Monday morning due to a bomb threat by a caller who was "unhappy with the court," according to deputies.
Flames fueled by a gas leak burn a house in the 1800 block of East 23rd Street on Friday.
The mangled wreckage of a crashed helicopter crop duster could be seen on Friday , in Merced on Lopes Ave. and Thornton Rd. in a watermelon field.
When President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Land Grant on June 30, 1864, to set aside park land for public enjoyment and preservation, the town of Merced was not yet established.
A newcomber will run for a seat on the school board and three incumbents have pulled papers seeking re-election.
County leaders decided Thursday to look at options for restructuring a Merced County Association of Governments fee-collection program after hearing concerns that the money doesn't benefit all cities equally.
Some Merced County water officials and experts say there are better ways to conserve water in Merced County than to levy a new, bigger fine, an unprecedented step taken this week that declared certain types of water waste a criminal infraction similar to a speeding violation.
The second annual cleanup effort begins at 8 a.m. at Henderson Park in Snelling, and continues along the river for several miles.
A Merced man arrested late last month in the death of a man at the Merced Theatre is also the center of an investigation into an unrelated but high-profile incident that resulted in an infant suffering third-degree burns, according to documents obtained by the Sun-Star.
Farmers in California, the source of 80 percent of the world's almonds, are rescuing the nut from drought this year by diverting water used for vegetable crops and drilling more wells to keep trees hydrated.
Those were the words of Mayor Pro Tem Gurpal Samra as he explained the company's impact on the city.
Updated: Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:29 pm
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