The job-producing Merced Regional Enterprise Zone grew by 1,877 acres this week, following California State Department of Housing and Community Development approval.
A California Highway Patrol officer is being lauded as a hero for his actions in rescuing a man out of a canal in Patterson.
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.
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."Turning Point is pleased and privileged to be part of helping people live in affordable housing and have a place to call home," said Ron Gilbert, director of Turning Point for Merced and Stanislaus Counties.The remainder of ...
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.
The Stanislaus Civitan club honored law enforcement officers from agencies throughout the county at their annual "Law Day" event held on Thursday.