The Los Banos City Council struggled to find a solution for impact fee waiver that would still help needy families with paying impact fees, but without taking money away from other resources that depend on general fund money.
A Merced County attorney who is a key witness in a Los Banos corruption case and recently regained his State Bar status was arrested Wednesday for alleged spouse abuse, according to officials and jail records.
A former Los Banos High English teacher who claimed he was harassed by administrators after he spoke out against the superintendent has settled a federal lawsuit against the Los Banos Unified School District for $350,000.
A Merced County judge signed a restraining order petitioned by Gustine Unified School District petitioned for a restraining order against Joshua Delgado, who remained in custody Tuesday and charged with making felony criminal threats against the school.
Dos Palos High School’s Isabel Mejia-Sanchez has been selected to participate in an elite business leadership program this summer in New York, the Merced County Office of Education said in a news release.
A Soledad woman is suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs Thursday night after a two-vehicle crash on Pacheco Pass sent her to a Modesto hospital with major injuries, according to California Highway Patrol.
It's been a colder precipitous month in Merced, and the rain will continue through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. But after that, the skies are expected to clear and temperatures will return to normal.
Ramnik Samrao, the public defender representing 19-year-old Obdulia Sanchez Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, stands with Sanchez during her trial setting conference at Merced Superior Court. Sanchez's original trial date was delayed to give her defense more time as critical bloodwork is retested.
Obdulia Sanchez appears in court as her trial date is postponed