Construction crews are continuing to make progress on the $336 million Atwater-Merced Expressway project, with most of the first phase scheduled for completion by this fall.
Livingston Mayor Pro Tem Gurpal Samra will seek re-election in November, the longtime politician confirmed to the Sun-Star on Wednesday.
New Beginnings for Merced County Animals is offering low-cost spay and neuter vouchers for Merced County residents only. Call Gail at (209) 969-2010.
The number of foreclosed homes in Merced County continues to decrease. The numbers may not be surprising but they are notable in a county hit harder than most during the…
A 22-year-old felon was arrested Wednesday afternoon after a drive-by shooting on El Verano Way in south Merced, police said.
Just last week, I wrote a post about how to protect yourself from mosquitoes bites to reduce the risk of being infected with West Nile virus. At the time, no…
A teenage girl may have gotten lost in a cave looking for water, nearly 13,000 years ago. Naia, as she's known today, likely fell to her death in a deep, dark pit.
If you have some disposable income and want to own a piece of aviation or space-exploration history, now's your chance.
Inventor Nikola Tesla may have died alone and broke, but he has powerful friends who want to preserve his legacy.
Aaron Miller says Kerry needs the cooperation of Hamas, Israel, Egypt and others if he is to succeed in his peacemaking efforts
Jeronimo Saldana and Malik Burnett say Gov. Perry's plan to send National Guard to the border won't solve the escalating immigration problem. At its core is the longstanding drug war the U.S. in Central and South America.
LZ Granderson says Ronald Reagan went horseback riding and took a vacation after the Korean Air Crash of 1983. So why does the GOP keep airbrushing history to bash Obama?
The idea is difficult to stomach, but John Sutter writes that eating dog is morally equivalent to eating pig, another intelligent animal. If Americans oppose it, they should question their own eating habits as well.
Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon will appeal his one-year suspension in a meeting with NFL officials on Aug. 1, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
The Texas Rangers traded closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night for two pitching prospects.
Jamaal Charles of the Kansas City Chiefs agrees to a two-year contract extension.
Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with an apparent right thumb injury, and the Oakland Athletics held off the Houston Astros 9-7 on Wednesday night.
Jonathan Duncan understands that a perfect NCAA enforcement division won't catch every cheater in college sports. He still believes his team is getting the job done.
UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson has withdrawn from a planned title fight against defending champion Jon Jones on Sept. 27 due to injury.
Veteran guard Ray Allen is leaning toward returning for his 19th season and joining his former Miami Heat teammate LeBron James on the Cleveland Cavaliers, The Boston Globe has reported, citing an NBA source.
Bob Stoops responded to Alabama coach Nick Saban's comments about the Sugar Bowl being a "consolation game" as quickly and decisively as the Sooners' did in last season's 45-31 upset of the Tide.
The attorneys for Shelly Sterling said Wednesday they will ask a judge to issue ruling allowing the $2 billion sale of the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer proceed despite pending lawsuits brought by Donald Sterling.
Mark McGwire wants nothing to do with any reconciliation attempts by his former "Bash Brother" Jose Canseco.
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