A man visiting Turlock soon knows a little something about the San Francisco Giants and championship baseball. Dusty Baker, who managed the Giants to the 2002 World Series against the Anaheim Angels, will make an appearance in association with the grand opening of Dick’s Sporting Goods at Monte Vista Crossings.
Lockridge, 61, is the founder and executive director of ACE Overcomers, a local program that focuses on helping people understand the mental, physical and cognitive effects of adverse childhood experiences. The Atwater resident offers weekly faith-based and community-based classes in Merced County and travels across the country presenting his ACE Overcomers curriculum, a compilation of a decade of research.
The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will get its first glimpse of a draft groundwater ordinance that regulates out-of-county exports, in addition to the possible creation of a financial assistance program to help county residents repair dried-up domestic wells.
The Merced City Fire Department Local 1479 will hold its annual Fill the Boot event to raise money for the Central Valley Muscular Dystrophy Association on Oct. 27 at the intersection of Olive Avenue and G Street from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The firefighters will ask passing motorists to “Fill the Boot” by donating dollars and change as they travel through the intersection.
Dr. Dortha Chu, a breast surgeon in Merced, will host a breast health seminar Tuesday in efforts to help women understand the importance of self-examination and early screenings. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on the third floor of the Mercy Medical Pavilion.
Chukchansi members gathered Saturday at their tribal offices in hopes of exercising their political muscle to solve the tribe’s problems — which many say aren’t being adequately addressed by their feuding leaders.