Merced, California
Merced /mərˈsɛd/ is a city in, and the county seat of, Merced County, California in the San Joaquin Valley of Northern California. As of 2014, the city had a population of 81,130. Incorporated on Apri...
Cary Stayner
Cary Anthony Stayner (August 13, 1961) is an American serial killer convicted of killing four women in 1999 in Mariposa County near Yosemite, California.
Stayner was born and raised in Merced, Cal...
Dennis Cardoza
Dennis A. Cardoza (born March 31, 1959) was the U.S. Representative for California's 18th congressional district from 2003 to 2012. The district took in a large swath of the Central Valley, from Stock...
Merced Sun-Star
The Merced Sun-Star is a daily broadsheet newspaper printed in Merced, California, in the United States. It has an estimated circulation of 20,000 copies. The newspaper is published every day except ...
Leggett House (Merced, California)
The Leggett House in Merced, California, also known as Queen Anne Inn, is a historic house located at 352 W. 22nd St. in Merced, California. The house was built in the Queen Anne style of Victorian ar...
Elizabeth Donald
Elizabeth Donald (born 1975) is an American author, best known for writing horror and science fiction, including the Nocturnal Urges vampire mystery series and Blackfire zombie series.
She was bor...
Bernard Berrian
Bernard Berrian (born December 27, 1980) is a former American football wide receiver. He was originally drafted by the Chicago Bears in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college footbal...
Roddy Jackson
George Rodrick "Roddy" Jackson (born April 9, 1942) is an American rockabilly and rock and roll singer, songwriter, pianist and saxophonist, who recorded for Specialty Records in the 1950s.
He was...
Maj. George Beecher Cook House
The Maj. George Beecher Cook House is a historic house located at 356 W. 21st St. in Merced, California. Built circa 1887, the house was designed in the Queen Anne style; it is considered one of the b...
Doug Fister
Douglas Wildes "Doug" Fister (born February 4, 1984) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball.Fister bats left-handed, and throws right-handed...
Bruce Bowen
Bruce E. Bowen Jr. (born June 14, 1971) is an American former professional basketball player. Bowen played small forward and graduated from Edison High School and Cal State Fullerton. He went on to pl...
Chris Pritchett
Christopher Davis Pritchett (born January 31, 1970 in Merced, California) is an international scout for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball, assigned to Canada. A former MLB first baseman, he...
Thad Tillotson
Thaddeus Asa Tillotson (December 20, 1940 – May 16, 2012) was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball pitcher. Listed at 6' 2", 195 lb., Tillotson batted and threw right handed. He was born in Merce...
Merced County High School
Merced County High School, also known as the County Library Building, is a historic building located at 2125 M St. in Merced, California. Built in 1897, the school was the first public high school in ...
Albert Moore (Medal of Honor)
Albert Moore (December 26, 1862 – September 14, 1916) was an American private serving in the United States Marine Corps during the Boxer Rebellion who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.
Moor...
Diana Serra Cary
Diana Serra Cary (born October 26, 1918), known as Baby Peggy, was one of the three major American child stars of the Hollywood silent movie era along with Jackie Coogan and Baby Marie. Between 1921 a...
Carrie Snow
Carrie Snow is an American stand-up comedian, comic writer known for writing for the television series Roseanne, and actor. Snow was also featured in the documentary The Aristocrats.Carrie has perform...
Ray Haynes
Raymond Neal Haynes, Jr. (born August 26, 1954) is an American politician and member of the Republican Party from the state of California.
Born in Merced, California, Haynes graduated from Univer...
Janet Leigh
Jeanette Helen Morrison (July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004), known professionally as Janet Leigh, was an American actress and author. She is best remembered for her performance in Psycho (1960), for whic...
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures is a 1997 book by Anne Fadiman that chronicles the struggles of a Hmong refugee family ...
Cory Williams
Cory Williams (born August 5, 1981), also known as "Mr. Safety" from SMP Films, is an actor and YouTube personality who, up until early 2013, lived in Thousand Oaks, California, and currently resides ...
History of the Hmong in Merced, California
The Hmong (aka Mong) are a major ethnic group residing in Merced, California. As of 1997 Merced had a high concentration of Hmong residents relative to its population. The Hmong community settled in M...
Mervyn Fernandez
Mervyn "Swervin' Mervyn" Fernandez (born December 29, 1959 in Merced, California) is a former professional American and Canadian football player who played wide receiver with the NFL Los Angeles-Oakla...
Lloyd Allen
Lloyd Cecil Allen (born May 8, 1950) is a former pitcher for the California Angels (1969-1973), Texas Rangers (1973-1974), and Chicago White Sox (1974-1975).In seven seasons he had an 8-25 win-loss re...