MERCED - A team of UC Merced engineering students - plus one from a nearby state university and two from a local high school - made progress this summer on prototypes of portable machines for diagnosing diseases while enhancing the breadth of their education at the same time.
When Steve Macias stepped in front of the Lathrop City Council as the leader of "Keep Lathrop Safe" – lobbying against the Pilot/Flying J Truck Stop that was ultimately approved on Roth Road – he didn't know at the time that he would eventually be running for mayor.
BERLIN (AP) - Using giant tires from an industrial fertilizer spreader and scrap steel, a German man has built a bicycle weighing 940 kilograms (2,072 pounds) that he plans to pedal into the record books as the world's heaviest rideable bike.
WEST SACRAMENTO -Jason Zimmerman of Manteca has successfully completed the 28-week cadet-training course at the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Academy. He is assigned to duty at the CHP's Castro Valley Area office.