Monthly Archives: May 2012

Police Arrest Man After Foot Chase

On May 17, 2012 at approximately 12:35 p.m., Officer Jesus Parras located 18-year-old Joe Nathan Hudson of Los Banos in the area of West I Street and West K Street.  Hudson was wanted for a Merced County Juvenile burglary warrant,…

Shooting-Update

On May 24, 2012 at approximately 11:15 a.m., the Los Banos Police Department served a search warrant at a residence in the 700 Block of Sandhill Crane Drive.  The search warrant was in response to an investigation into the April…

Los Banos Abattoir Carcass Contest

By Shawna Souza In 2002, Los Banos Abattoir started processing all the fair steers for Merced County Spring Fair.  At that time Steve and Laura LaSalvia started a memorial award in honor of the late Tony LaSalvia.  The contest was…

May 27th. Spay and Neuter Clinic

By Mariann Chew As I entered the Los Banos Animal Shelter this Monday afternoon,  I was saddened to see a dozen or more kittens and adult cats in the once empty cages.  Almost every cage contained at least two kittens,…

FFA End of the Year Banquet

By: Kaitlyn Alanis (Los Banos FFA) As the end of the 2011-2012 school year is quickly approaching, Los Banos FFA held their annual end of the year scholarship and awards banquet on May 12. The banquet awarded many members who…

Soroptimist Awards the Outstanding

On Monday May 14th, Soroptimist International of Los Banos hosted its’ annual “Women’s Award Night Banquet”.  The evening, held in Espana’s Banquet room, was light hearted yet poignant as awardees accepted high praises and plaques.  For full article, please purchase…

The Cancer Society’s Relay For Life

By Mariann Chew The Los Banos chapter of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life took place this Saturday and Sunday, May 19th and 20th at the Pacheco High School field.  Approximately 2000 people attended the Relay.  For full article,…

Police Arrest Woman for Robbery

On May 12, 2012 at approximately 9:05 p.m., the Los Banos Police Department responded to the 700 Block of Illinois Avenue regarding a robbery.  Officers contacted a 53-year-old male who reported being sprayed with pepper spray and robbed of cash…