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Voice of the bulldogs sounds a lot like Los Banos
With the start of Fresno State’s football season less than a month away, it won’t be long before we’ll be able to listen once again to one of the best radio play-by-play announcers in America, Paul Loeffler.I admit some bias. Paul grew up in Los Banos, and I know his family. But I believe my evaluat
San Luis Reservoir algae reaches dangerous levels
Cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, is producing toxins in the water that can make people sick.
Authorities identify victim of fatal Highway 33 crash
NEWMAN - Authorities have identified the man who was killed in a head-on collision on Highway 33 Tuesday afternoon as Richard Jimenez, 71, of Newman.According to the California Highway Patrol, Jimenez was driving a 2008 Ford Expedition northbound on Highway 33 approaching Sanches Road when, for unkn
Major injuries reported in rollover crash on Highway 99 in Merced County
A truck left the roadway on northbound Highway 99 in Merced County and overturned multiple times on Thursday, throwing both the driver and a passenger from the cab, according to California Highway Patrol.
Merced Co gang member speaking with deputy when he dropped a stolen gun, deputies say
A Planada man was arrested this week after a handgun fell out of his sweatshirt in front of a deputy, the Merced County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.A deputy stopped 21-year-old Andres Lopez Romero in an alley behind the 400 block of Carson Street in Planada about 10:26 p.m. Tuesday, because he wa
Horisons Unlimited founder, CEO pleads guilty in fraud case
Sandra Haar, 57, of Merced, has pleaded guilty to health care fraud and conspiracy to receive kickbacks, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced Monday.Haar was the founder and chief executive officer of Horisons Unlimited, a non-profit corporation which provided health and dental services in Merc
When will Atwater’s Target store reopen in wake of arson fire?
The AtwaterSuper Target damaged last weekin an arson fire is expected to remain closed for “at least a few more weeks,” the company announced Wednesday.Police and fire crews were sent to the Target in the 1000 block of Commerce Avenue just after 9 p.m. Aug. 7 after someone set fire to items on the t
‘Last year was a wakeup call for all of us.’ Deleon, Atwater ready to take next step.
There’s reason for optimism, however, entering head coach Seneca Ybarra’s second season at the helm. The Falcons have numbers (62 on the roster), size and seemed to figure some things out to close the 2017 season. A young Atwater squad went 3-4 in their last seven games, turning in increasingly more
West Sider to front AC/DC tribute band Saturday
A West Side resident will be fronting the AC/DC tribute band Fuse Box at the West Side Theatre in downtown Newman on Saturday evening, Aug. 18.Craig Day, who has been a Gustine resident for four years, will don the personas of AC/DC’s late lead singer Bon Scott and current lead singer Rian Johnson i
In ‘bad news’ for gangs, Merced County sheriff announces return of special unit
On the heels of the hiring of seven new Merced County deputies, Sheriff Vern Warnke announced the return of special unit aimed at reducing gang-related and other crimes.The Merced County Sheriff’s Tactical and Recognizance Team, which the sheriff described as “walking Sequoias” and “bad news” for ga
Rock-throwing man damages cars on Pacheco Pass, witnesses say. CHP investigating
Gustine mom Nicole Angeles said she was driving her family back from a “fun trip” to Casa De Fruta on Monday night on Highway 152 when her husband yelled that a man was dangerously close to the car.“I thought the man ran onto the roadway and we hit him,” Angeles said, noting something struck the pas
Merced County deputies do have authority on the highway, arrested man finds out
A San Jose man tried talk his way out of an arrest by telling Merced County Sheriff’s deputies they don’t have any authority on the highway, according to a news release.A deputy attempted to stop a car about 11:09 p.m. Monday on Highway 99 near Hammatt Avenue, according to the Sheriff’s Office.The b
First West Nile Virus case reported in Merced County. Take these steps, experts urge
A 62-year-old man has contracted West Nile Virus, making him the first human case in Merced County this year, authorities said.
Hollister man runs from police with cash, drugs and loaded gun
HOLLISTER, Calif. - In an attempt to get away from police, a Hollister man jumped out of his car and took off running with a loaded gun.
Turlock takes aim at strollers, bicycles left by homeless people
Turlock soon will give homeless people and others less time to leave their bicycles, baby strollers filled with blankets and clothing, and other belongings in its parks, along its streets and in other public areas in effort to reduce blight.The City Council on Tuesday voted 5-0 to reduce how much no
Letters: Welcome to America, but I don’t want to see your old flags
Leave the old country behindI welcome all immigrants from all countries, as I was born to immigrants and lived in New York City – a melting pot for peoples from all nations and of religions. But there is one thing that bothers me to no end about immigrants: Leave your culture back from where you cam
10 pounds of hidden meth found by Merced County K-9, CHP says
Los Banos-area officers arrested a man riding in a car holding hidden methamphetamine on Monday, according to the California Highway Patrol.An officer stopped a 2004 Infinity for speeding about 5:30 a.m. on Interstate 5 near Shields Avenue, according to CHP.After the officer “observed several indica
Livingston excited to be ‘going back home to where we belong’ in the TVL.
“We’re starting the playbook from scratch,” said Gonzalez, who is in his fifth season guiding the Livingston program. “We’re going back to teaching from square one. The kids are learning. They’re being patient.”
Suspicious man arrested outside Valley Balancing
Police were unable to prove that Claudio Cortez Jr., 25, of Ceres, was burglarizing Valley Balancing & Speed Equipment on Herndon Road Monday evening but they took him to jail on multiple warrants for his arrest issued by Turlock Police Department.
Daughter arrested after mom found dead in Modesto home, police say
Inside, they found a woman dead, initially calling it a suspicious death but later ruling it a homicide, police said.