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There is still room in the city of Merced's swim lesson program.
Thousands of people braved triple-digit heat across Merced County to celebrate America's birthday on Thursday.
More than a thousand American flags will fly on the front lawn of Merced College in about four months in a cooperative patriotic display called the "Field of Honor."
Lori Gallo, 38, of Merced has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to the 35th District Agricultural Association, Merced County Fair Board.
Emiko Tanioka wore an apron as she helped dozens of students roll balls of mochi, a traditional Japanese rice cake, the way she learned as a child.
The ridiculous fiasco with the official arguments for the city of Sacramento's ballot measures last November can't be forgotten and must never be repeated.
One of last year's most controversial fatalities involving a Sacramento area law enforcement officer has found its way to federal court as a wrongful-death lawsuit.
The Jesuit High School robotics team scored first in the collegiate level of the annual Marine Advanced Technology Education competition. Robots at this year's contest, which took place June 20-22 in Seattle, were supposed to "service and place a sensor network" in the water that monitors temperatures, according to Nick Sopwith, a team member.
Rescuers searched Thursday for a man who sank out of sight while swimming south of the confluence of the Sacramento and American rivers at Tiscornia Park.
A woman was rescued Thursday morning from a precarious perch 25 feet down the American River bluffs near Ravina Court in Fair Oaks.
Rancho Cordova-based medical equipment firm ThermoGenesis Corp. says its AXP AutoXpress system has been selected for use by a customer in the United Kingdom.
Animal activists stood along M Street as circusgoers lined up at Selland Arena to see the first Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus show Saturday afternoon in Fresno.
A 2-year-old Woodland boy who was hit by a car and killed at a Yolo County shopping center has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner's office.
Redding-based North Valley Bancorp, parent of North Valley Bank, says its board has authorized the repurchase of up to 5 percent of the company's outstanding common shares, or about 340,000 shares.
A dog abandoned in a storm drain late last month is adjusting nicely to her new home in Citrus Heights, her new owner says.
The Fourth of July started with nealry record heat in Fresno and got hotter as the day progressed.
A $26,000 Chevrolet engine this week was donated for classroom use at Sacramento's Universal Technical Institute by the widow of Ron Whitman, a former field admissions technician at UTI.
Ray Snow has been selling sparklers and Piccolo Petes to benefit the local Mormon church's athletic program every summer for 50 years.
The Sacramento County grand jury has called Sacramento city officials to task for their handling of three city ballot measures last year.
Richard L. Phillips, on death row and convicted of a Madera County murder decades ago, will try to save his own life again following the Supreme Court's rejection of a petition from the California attorney general.
Jane Switzer Stephens, a dedicated volunteer who was active in community groups and international humanitarian efforts, died June 28 of kidney cancer, her family said. She was 91.
Sacramento County has won nearly $2 million in state grants to fight what highway safety officials say is one of the biggest dangers on the road drivers impaired by drugs.
Sacramento-area IHOP restaurants on Sunday will roll back the price of the chain's signature pancake order to the 1958 level, part of IHOP's 55th "birthday" celebration.
Relief from the heat is in sight.
Brenda Jones-Smith, a former Woodland school district leader and veteran aide to California lawmakers, died July 1 of pancreatic cancer, her family said. She was 69.