Merced, CA

Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Mid-Century California Farm Lists for $4.25 Million

A carefully preserved Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home sitting on 76 acres in central California came on the market last week asking $4.25 million. A carefully preserved Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home sitting on 76 acres in central California came on the market last week asking $4.25 million. Dubbed The Fawcett Farm,...
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At-risk child reported missing out of Merced found safe

MERCED, Calif. (FOX26) — UPDATE: The Merced Police Department announced the 11-year-old boy reported missing has been found safe. Thanks for helping to spread the word. A Merced family reported a missing child in Merced on Wednesday. The child is autistic and non-verbal, and was reported missing from his...

Letter to the Editor: It’s the wild, wild, west in the county of Merced

“This wouldn’t be our fight, this shouldn’t be our fight,” said Sister Kate of the battle for control of the police department in the small town of Livingston, “except for the fact that the Sheriff’s department decided to make it about cannabis. Since they made it about cannabis, it is now our fight.”
Los Baños Enterprise

Writer: Los Banos needs quality retail stores, commercial businesses, medical facilities

Los Banos is primed for an economic boom. Afterall we are at the crossroads of California. There is such an opportunity to court better retail stores, commercial businesses and medical facilities. The nearest Kaiser facility is Fresno, Modesto and Gilroy medical offices. So many residents of Los Banos must travel within a 60-mile radius to see a doctor. Bring a Kaiser facility to Los Banos.

Outreach effort spreads the word for Gustine clinic

The newly opened Community Health Centers of America’s clinic in Gustine partnered with the Legacy Health Endowment and the Gustine Unified School District to give students and adults free vaccinations and physicals. The free events were held last week over two days, one at Gustine Middle School and one...

Turlock woman, 38, among 3 killed in head-on crash near Merced

MERCED COUNTY – A woman from Turlock was among the three people killed in a central California crash early Sunday morning. California Highway Patrol says, just before 6 a.m., two vehicles were involved in a head-on crash near Santa Fe Drive and Franklin Road outside of the city of Merced. Investigators say two people were in one of the vehicles, a 34-year-old Merced man and woman, while the Turlock woman was the only one in her vehicle. It appears that the Merced resident drove into oncoming traffic, but it's unclear why he did. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene, CHP says, while the passenger who was with the Merced man also died.The name of the Turlock woman killed has not been released, but she was said to be 38 years old. 

Youth Redskins fired up for new season

Back for the 2022 youth TVYFL season the Gustine Redskins football and cheer athletes are excited and anxious to finally get back out onto the field. Both football and cheer have been working hard and efficiently since July 5 as they are locked in with many goals and redemption for the upcoming season.

Local hospitals come together for Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive

Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock joined forces with Modesto’s Doctors Medical Center and Manteca’s Doctors Hospital to help local children and adults struggling with hunger. As part of the Healthy Over Hunger Cereal Drive in early June, the final tallies show that the hospitals and community members donated...

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Foster Farms demands property tax refund from Valley county

Foster Farms is seeking a nearly $50,000 refund from Stanislaus County for property taxes it claims were incorrectly assessed. The claim centers on the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District’s fire suppression assessments for 15 properties located in the Hickman community. Foster Farms submitted an official claim to the Stanislaus...

Animal cruelty, neglect charges stem from discovery of distressed dogs

The Newman Police Department has arrested a Mariposa man who is suspected of leaving multiple dogs inside cages with no food or water out in the hot sun. The suspect, identified as Darryl Coleman, 54, is also facing a charge of possession of child pornography after investigators found an image on his cell phone.


The Newman Police Department received 72 calls for service and reported 115 officer-initiated calls for a total of 187 incidents between July 29 to Aug. 4. There were 31 cases opened and 15 arrests were reported. The department issued 15 traffic citations, three criminal citations and four parking citations. Five vehicles were towed.