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The Donate for Debbie blood drive is planned 1:30-7:30 p.m. Monday at the Los Banos Fairgrounds, 403 F St. For more, call Rhett Salha at (209) 826-6200, ext. 18, or Darla Silvera at (559) 288-6319.
A San Jose man who pleaded no contest to gross vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving was given the maximum sentence in Merced County Superior Court last week.
A U.S. Bureau of Reclamation infusion of cash will benefit local growers, according officials.
Los Banos residents showed their commitment to eradicating cancer at the annual Relay for Life fundraiser at Pacheco High School.
The Los Banos Unified School District knows it will have more money next fiscal year, but it's a guessing game as to how much more.
Some of the most popular monsters in film history will be unleashed at Henry Miller Plaza in animated form later this month.
About half of the city's 18 lighting and landscaping districts will get a maximum increase in fees for a second year.
Members of the Los Banos Police Department are poised to hold their second DUI/driver's license checkpoint within three weeks.
Monica Calderon has led pep rallies and been instrumental in championing school spirit despite an unspeakable loss at home.
Avoiding the heat will be difficult, as record and near-record temperatures are forecast for the weekend.
Henry Miller Plaza was a like wax museum with a pulse last week.
Adrian Partida didn't think much about college growing up.
The Seventh Street Ballfields in Los Banos have been given new life.
The invitation could not be denied: "Mr. Breton Would you be interested to talk to me about my brother?
Five years after voters approved Proposition 1A, a $9.9 billion high-speed rail bond measure, attorneys spent Friday morning arguing whether plans for the train system comply with the law.
The Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour brand is returning to the Sacramento region, 40 years after an airplane careened off a runway at Sacramento Executive Airport and killed 22 people at a Farrell's off Freeport Boulevard.
City Manager Steve Carrigan expressed optimism at Tuesday's budget study workshop.
The Turlock High baseball team ran away with the Central California Conference championshp.The Bulldogs were loaded and cruised to a perfect 15-0 run through the conference and finished the regular season with 26 straight wins.
In the past five years, 29 states have imposed new restrictions on abortions. California headed in the opposite direction.
As is now apparent, Gov. Jerry Brown is determined to build a pair of enormous water tunnels under the Delta to benefit Southern California and San Joaquin Valley agribusinesses.
The Mariposa High baseball team had a hard time catching up to the fastball of Austin Ragsdale. The Bradshaw Christian senior overpowered the Grizzlies hitters, striking out 11 and surrendering only five hits as the Pride defeated Mariposa 10-2 to win the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 6 championship on Monday at Tony Zupo Field.
Three nonprofit organizations are working together to help remove harmful weeds and invasive plants along a 150-mile stretch of the San Joaquin River in Merced, Madera and Fresno counties this summer. Along with the San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust, River Partners will be hiring area youth and seasonally unemployed agricultural laborers to help with the project.
Banning single-use plastic bags is not going to save the environment. But it would help keep city streets, beaches and the ocean cleaner.
Los Banos Little League honored one of its pitchers on Wednesday, presenting Kody Cardoza of the White Sox with a plaque commemorating his perfect game from early March.
As the all-Western Athletic Conference teams have come trickling out at the end of spring, Los Banos and Pacheco have maintained a steady presence.
Los Banos' Vincent Alvarez and Marlene Delgado qualified to compete in Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run West Regionals Competition in the 13-year-old division June 2 at the Oakland Athletics' Oracle Coliseum before the A's game agai
A trio of Los Banos High seniors have been selected to play in the 40th annual Lions International District 4-A1 All-Star Football Classic at June 15 at Modesto Junior College.
The Los Banos Track and Field summer AAU program will hold an informational meeting at 6 p.m. June 28 at Loftin Stadium to explain how the AAU program works and its costs.
The track and field season is finally over for the last three remaining Pacheco athletes after Paul Parks, Ryan Salcido and Aaron Belasco fell short of qualifying at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet last Friday.
Two Los Banos mixed-martial arts fighters saw action on Saturday at the Chicken Ranch Casino in Jamestown. Professional Pat Silva defeated Anthony Bivins by stoppage after Bivins was injured to improve his record to 2-1, while amateur Brit Lippincott lost
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Auctioneer Garrett Jones has suffered from a little bit of stage fright for years, but his effort to overcome it may just make him a world champion next month.
An emergency notification system supported by Merced County's six cities has not received as many users as officials would like to see.
Police are looking for two suspects in a burglary at San Luis Plaza on Saturday.
The Los Banos Chamber of Commerce is seeking theme suggestions for this year's Downtown Christmas Parade. The person with the winning suggestion will receive a family pass to this year's Los Banos Tomato Festival on Oct. 5 and 6. Entry deadline
The Los Banos Police Department arrested one person on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol during its DUI checkpoint on Memorial Day.
Kites, kites and more than kites are expected to draw dozens of revelers to Pacheco State Park in a couple of weeks.
Los Banos District Cemetery has been embroiled in a controversy for the past month that has pitted the ability of citizens to grieve their loved ones against the facility's need to keep its maintenance workers safe.
Scores of people gathered at the Los Banos District Cemetery on Monday to honor those who have given their lives serving their country.
Imagine that you're a sea turtle swimming off the coast of California. You see something that, to your eyes, looks like a jellyfish a welcome sight, given your hunger. As you open your mouth, you realize, too late, that what you thought was dinner is, in fact, the remnants of a plastic bag. The plastic settles in your stomach, never to digest, telling your body that you're full. Soon, you'll starve and die.
California will likely bid farewell to more than 10,000 state employees by the end of this year as a range of factors from age to the economy to politics prods them to retire.
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There are reasons to be concerned about the likes of Wal-Mart big-box stores that pay low wages so they can undercut local businesses.
Bart McAfee enjoyed a luxury few softball coaches get to experience.The Merced coach had two spectacular players on his team who both pitch and play shortstop.
Mariposa and Bradshaw Christian have become the class of Sac-Joaquin Section Division 6 baseball the last few years.The two schools have combined to win the last three section crowns, including a 4-3 victory by the Grizzlies over the Pride in the 2012 title game.
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a drilling technique used to extract oil and gas embedded in geologic formations thousands of feet below the surface of the earth.
California Republicans, who hope to make crime an election-year issue in 2014, ought to first show they're serious about protecting public safety by embracing legislation that would require people to undergo background checks before they buy guns.
Sara Callister felt she had something to prove.
Give your graduate a "Baby to Grad" announcement in the Enterprise. The deadline is June 4 by 2 p.m. Call us at (209) 388-6551 for more information. Or come into the office and bring your baby and grad photos and we'll take care of you.Baby to Grad will be part of the special 2013 Graduation section that publishes June 7 in the Enterprise. Los Banos and Pacheco high school both graduate June 7.
Weather, terrain, culture there are plenty of things to distinguish Northern California from the south state.
Nearly 50 teams of two to 24 members are set to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
An affordable housing project for senior citizens was recommended to the City Council on Wednesday despite the trepidations of some planning commissioners who criticized the project as too costly and having the potential to attract outsiders.