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MS-13 Gang Member Gets 10 Years for Mendota Drug Trafficking

U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill sentenced MS-13 gang member Claudia Lizaola to 10 years in prison Monday for drug trafficking. O'Neill handed down the sentence at the federal courthouse in Fresno. According to court documents, Lizaola was a membe...
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AMOR Wellness Center Aims to Make Mendota a Healthier City

MENDOTA — Mendota residents who need to see a doctor or specialist now might have to travel 40 miles to the nearest hospital or specialty care clinic, but that's about to change. Health care and other social services will be provided in the AMOR Wellness Ce...