November 2008


 11-1-08Merced Sun-StarPublic NoticeFelix Torres Farm Worker Housing Center Seasonal and Year-Round Facilities TO BID Felix Torres Farm Worker Housing Center Seasonal and Year-Round Facilities The Housing Authority of the County of Merced (HACM) and Brown Construction Company, Inc. (BCI), General Contractor/Construction Manager (GC/CM), License No.


 11-2-08Modesto BeeTuolumne project nearing completionHundreds of trees will be planted on site near Grayson...Ken Carlson group devoted to the Tuolumne River is looking to complete a project to restore the natural environment along the river near Grayson.For the past four years, the Tuolumne River Trust has led efforts on the 240-acre site to restore forest, river and wildlife habitat.


 11-5-08Merced Sun-StarCrookham's Merced Theatre donation not supported...Scott Jason County Supervisor Kathleen Crookham's plan to give $150,000 in county funds to the Merced Theatre Foundation failed Monday.Each supervisor is given a pot of cash at the start of the year to spend on projects that otherwise may be overlooked. Crookham saved her money up with plans to give it to the downtown theater restoration.


 11-6-08Merced Sun-StarWal-Mart sets Supercenter sights on Merced CountyThe chain filed an application to build a store in Livingston...JONAH OWEN LAMB Wal-Mart may be coming to a town near you.Wal-Mart announced today it will apply with the city of Livingston to build a 162,797-square-foot Super Wal-Mart store, a company spokesman said.As part of the Blueberry Crossing Development, just off Highway 99, Wal-Mart would be the anchor store for a 317,000-s


  11-8-08Merced Sun-StarUC Merced releases draft of campus development plan...DANIELLE GAINES Merced has set lofty goals for its massive plot of land north of town: housing for more than 12,000 students, a sports complex and a research and development park.But it will be doing it with less space, according to planning documents released by the university."We are extremely pleased to provide this fresh and more comprehensive l


 11-9-08Modesto BeeUC Merced student hurt in lab blast...Rosalio Ahumada -- A graduate student was seriously injured with cuts and acid burns Saturday afternoon when his experiment exploded in a research laboratory inside the Science and Engineering building at the University of California at Merced.Eric Josephs suffered cuts to his hands and face from an exploding beaker that contained nitric acid and butanol, as well as burns to