Despite a recent boom in rental construction, the share of rental units built in the last decade fell to an all-time low in California, according to a study released Thursday, and it’s driving up rental prices in Merced.
The needle exchange program is a two-year pilot project overseen by the Merced Family Medicine Residency, a local program made up of doctors and those on their way to becoming doctors, according to Dr. Yang Cao.
Authorities have released details about a Stockton 16-year-old girl reported missing since last Wednesday. The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office says the teen is believed to be traveling with a wrestling coach.
Officials have a canceled next week’s ribbon-cutting ceremony for a newly constructed dog park at Modesto’s Beard Brook Park, which has been designated a campground for homeless people while the city works to provide more shelter beds.