Two resolutions passed unanimously by the Legislature will rename portions of Highway 99 in Stanislaus and Merced counties for two men killed in the line of duty.
Family and friends of a young man killed because he wouldn't hand over some car keys planted a tree in his memory at a Riverbank city park on Sept. 2.
Have you ever wanted to see inside a B-52 bomber, a SR-71 spy plane, or an F-15 fighter jet?
The impasse that has stalled state budget negotiations could likely cast a red light on $3 billion worth of highway construction projects, including two in the Central Valley.
In an effort to save money while keeping admission costs reasonable, the Merced County Fair will shorten their run dates to five days for 2011.
School district voters in Hughson will be asked on Nov. 2 if it's okay to be assessed once again for improvements to school campuses. Measure H will appear on the ballot to raise $20 million through the issuance of ...
California's high-speed rail network can't get here soon enough, according to three-quarters of Californians polled in a survey released Wednesday – just in time for a California High-Speed Rail Authority lobbying trip to Washington, D.C. on Thursday and Friday.
Merced County's homeless received a major handout from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Monday, when a $364,000 grant was awarded to two Merced County non-profits.Turning Point, a non-profit mental health agency, received $248,000. It will use the funds to provide two years of permanent supportive housing for 12 chronically homeless mental health clients.<span style="line-height: 115%; ...
A mobile application has been created for those last minute campers or recreation seekers to help find an available camp site at California State Parks up to 48 hours prior to departure.
The pilot who died in a Calaveras County plane crash on June 21 was identified as Keyes business Charles Kenneth Swanson, 59, of Modesto. Swanson, who was killed instantly from multiple traumatic injuries, owned a metal business in Keyes.
The Merced County Department of Public Health is offering special immunization clinics at the
The temperatures are climbing quickly into the 'is it summer already?' zone and the crisp waters of the Stanislaus River are looking more and more enticing. However, officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are quick to remind people that the river is running swift from high country snow run-off and cold with brisk temperatures between 55 and 60 degrees. <p style="margin-bottom: ...
The Stanislaus Civitan club honored law enforcement officers from agencies throughout the county at their annual "Law Day" event held on Thursday.
The Castle Air Museum welcomed two new additions this week. The North American T-39 Sabreliner was donated to the museum by a vocational institute. It was originally used for ferrying high level individuals around the country.
The efforts to curb gang violence and induction in the state received a boost Thursday with the expansion of grant funds for the California Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention Initiative.
When shoppers use a reusable grocery bag at any Raley's, Bel Air, Nob Hill Foods or Food Source, they won't just help the environment, they will also help raise money to eventually preserve a number of California State Parks currently targeted for closure.
Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), issued a warning to consumers not to eat BAVAN Brand Sugar Rewari candy imported from India, after tests conducted by CDPH found unacceptable levels of lead. The candy is also packaged under the names Sugar Redoi and Sugar Reori. Consumers in possession of the candy should discard it immediately.
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