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  • Not Funding Planned Parenthood
    published on Sat, 29 Aug 2015 21:12:45 GMT
    A recent informal myMotherLode poll asked the question "Should tax dollars go to fund planned parenthood?" The results were 69 percent 'No' and 31 percent 'Yes.' In 2014 Planned Parenthood and its affiliates received $528.4 million in government funds , or about 40 percent of its total funding according to the organization's annual report....
  • Sierra Views: Monty Youngborg discovered rare footage of 1941 Sonora
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:15:21 GMT
    Monty Youngborg, of Sonora, holds a film reel from 1941 that was donated to the Tuolumne County Historical Society in 1999. Guy McCarthy / Union Democrat, Copyright 2015....
  • UC Merced expansion delayed by budget cuts, online classes
    published on Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:05:56 GMT
    In this April 13, 2015 photo provided by the The Hechinger Report, students walk among campus buildings at University of Califoria, Merced in Merced, Calif. Pushed by politicians who represented the San Joaquin Valley in Californiaís farm-dominated heartland, the university is one of several public campuses that have opened in states like Florida and Arizona only to face deep cuts in higher-education budgets....
  • UC Merced failing to live up to promise
    published on Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:15:35 GMT
    A decade has passed since America's newest research university opened amid farmland in Central California. And surprisingly little on the landscape has changed....
  • Dwindling UC admissions for Californians feeds overparenting and college panic
    published on Thu, 20 Aug 2015 22:39:17 GMT
    As a two-time Old Blue, I have long had an enduring sense of pride and ownership of UC Berkeley, which is forever receiving accolades as arguably the finest public university on the planet. Growing up in the East Bay, I knew I wanted to go to Cal my whole life....
  • Dwindling UC admissions for Californians feeds overparenting and college panic
    published on Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    As a two-time Old Blue, I have long had an enduring sense of pride and ownership of UC Berkeley, which is forever receiving accolades as arguably the finest public university on the planet. Growing up in the East Bay, I knew I wanted to go to Cal my whole life....
  • Mike Dunbar: UC Merced chancellor unveils unique plan for campus growth
    published on Wed, 12 Aug 2015 23:36:30 GMT
    It took a decade for the University of California, Merced to grow from 875 students in 2005 to the 6,200 students who attend the campus beyond the edge of Merced today. If Chancellor Dorothy Leland has her way, and she very likely will, it should take only four years for the campus to more than double its footprint....
  • CDFW to Hold Public Meeting on Merced River Closure
    published on Wed, 12 Aug 2015 06:48:41 GMT
    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife will hold a public meeting on Monday, August 17 to inform the public about the proposed emergency closure of the Merced River to fishing. The meeting will be held from 6-9 p.m. in the theater at El Capitan High School, 100 West Farmland Ave., Merced ....
  • Pearl Family Dentistry Brings Minimally-Painful Laser Dentistry to Merced California
    published on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 17:46:45 GMT
    Leading dentist, Dr. Jasvinder S. Badwalz DMD Dentist in Merced - Pearl Family Dentistry is pleased to now offer Biolase WaterLasea as a treatment option for patients with gum disease and other common oral problems. Biolase WaterLasea is a type of laser dentistry in Merced, California that is designed to maximize patient comfort without heavy use of anesthetics....
  • Obituaries for Aug. 5, 2015
    published on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    Obituaries, including photos, are published at a pre-paid fee based on size. The deadline is 5 p.m. two business days prior to publication....
  • Medicare and Medi-Cal 50th anniversary: Programs help more than half of Valley residents
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:25:18 GMT
    The central San Joaquin Valley is a good place for an assessment of Medicare and Medicaid on their 50th anniversary Thursday. Nearly 58% of the people in Fresno, Kings, Madera, Merced and Tulare counties rely on the government insurance programs to pay their medical bills....