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Local Fire Fighters Receive Awards

Firefighters throughout Merced County were honored on Wednesday, April 10th, at the annual Firefighter of the Year Awards ceremony for their outstanding service. The award ceremony was hosted at the American Legion Post 83 hall in Merced. The Los Banos…

In Loving Memory: Phyllis Gail McTaggart

Gail McTaggart a longtime resident of Dos Palos, CA, passed away peacefully at age 100. Gail was born in Woodland, California. She attended school in Concord and moved to Dos Palos, California in 1941. She was a Town Librarian, Secretary…

In Loving Memory: Daniel Paradiso

Daniel Paradiso, a Farmer and a longtime resident of Los Banos, California, passed away surrounded by his family on Monday, May 13, 2019 in Modesto, California. He was 75 years old. Daniel was born on October 7, 1943 in Los…

In Loving Memory: Gabriel O. Coelho

Gabriel Ormonde Coelho, a longtime resident of Chowchilla, previously of Los Banos, passed away surrounded by his loved ones in Madera, CA on May 11, 2019. He was 84 years old and a lifelong dairy Farmer. He was born February…

FTC Warns of Dating Apps Targeting Children

Parents be warned: some dating apps – like FastMeet, Meet24 and Meet4U – allow adults to find and communicate with children. Concerned parents should remove these apps if they’re on children’s devices. You also can set your kids’ devices so…

In Loving Memory: Leonilda Cardoso

Leonilda Cardoso, a longtime resident of Los Banos, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock, CA. She was 79 years old. She was born June 25, 1939 in Flores, Açores. She married João Cardoso…