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  • MyAssignmentHelp.com provides Dissertation Writing Services in the United States
    published on Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:10:01 GMT
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  • Thomas D. Elias column: UC system fudges its mission of serving...
    published on Wed, 19 Nov 2014 02:18:34 GMT
    It's a dilemma that University of California officials have long refused to confront, but one they may soon have to face: How many foreign and out-of-state students can UC absorb and still fulfill its mission of providing an elite education for the very best California high school graduates? The issue has become central at many UC campuses, where an unprecedented 20 percent of this year's freshman class now hails from outside California. The tens of thousands of out-of-staters are a revenue bona...
  • Miller, Dewey Doyle
    published on Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:00:00 GMT
    Dewey Doyle Miller Dewey Doyle Miller, 71, of Visalia, passed away on Thursday, November 6, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends. Dewey was born in Merced on August 27, 1943 to George and Mary Miller....
  • School apologizes for video that faked shooting
    published on Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:26:22 GMT
    A California school district apologized for a video spoof that ended with a security officer pretending to shoot students from a rival high school with a toy gun. The video shows school administrators at Buhach Colony High School in Atwater, including the principal, dressed in superhero costumes and pretending to kick and punch students at the rival school....
  • Merced Co. school apologizes for fake shooting video
    published on Fri, 14 Nov 2014 22:24:25 GMT
    A Central California school district apologized for a video spoof that ended with a security officer pretending to shoot students from a rival high school with a toy gun. The video shows school administrators at Buhach Colony High School in Atwater, including the principal, dressed in superhero costumes and pretending to kick and punch students at the rival school....
  • Fake California school shooting video angers some
    published on Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:18:42 GMT
    A Central California school district is apologizing for a high school video spoof that ends with a school security officer pretending to shoot students with a toy gun. The Merced Union High School District released a statement Thursday, saying the district does not support or endorse school violence....
  • Fake California school shooting video angers some
    published on Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:14:05 GMT
    A Central California school district is apologizing for a high school video spoof that ends with a school security officer pretending to shoot students with a toy gun. The Merced Union High School District released a statement Thursday, saying the district does not support or endorse school violence....
  • Briefs -- Published Oct. 29, 2014
    published on Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:06:36 GMT
    State transportation officials are holding a Thursday workshop in Merced for small businesses interested in learning how to be able to win government contracts part of large projects in the works. The workshop is meant to show how to become certified as a local small business to contract goods and services on government contract, according to a statement released by the California Department of Transportation....
  • BHC awards $7,800 for community projects in Merced County
    published on Wed, 29 Oct 2014 04:23:18 GMT
    Building Healthy Communities this week awarded $7,800 to eight organizations that promise to make positive changes in the community. BHC awards up to $1,000 to grass-roots groups and individuals who present an idea for a project or event that will improve youth leadership, encourage community involvement or offer opportunities for participants to gain skills....
  • Event for local businesses seeking government contracts
    published on Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:29:47 GMT
    STOCKTON - State transportation officials are holding a Thursday workshop in Merced this week for small businesses interested in learning how to be able to win government contracts part of large projects in the works. The workshop is meant to show how to become certified as a local small business to contract goods and services on government contract, according to a statement released by the California Department of Transportation....
  • Youth center coming back to south Merced park
    published on Mon, 27 Oct 2014 01:50:56 GMT
    The Merced City Council voted this week to renovate the McNamara Park Youth Center, which will be staffed five days a week by volunteer staff. The building hasn't been used since 2012, according to city records....
  • Book chronicles Merced Countya s early history
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:50:32 GMT
    Books can rekindle recollections of days gone by, and a new coffee-table book due out in December will show Merced County's residents what life was like here a century ago. "Merced County Memories" can be pre-ordered now....
  • a Guys dig dirta with kids in Merced
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:28:28 GMT
    David Zapien, 3, of Merced fills his vegetable pot with soil during the Guys Diggin' Dirt event at Fairside Head Start in Merced on Friday. The event focused on nutrition, agriculture and the importance of male role models....
  • Election 2014: Democratic dominance at issue in California legislative races
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:58:10 GMT
    Incumbent Anthony Canella, R-Ceres, outpolled his Democratic challenger by a wide margin, 64 percent to 36 percent, in the primary despite the district's Democratic bias. The district extends from the Salinas Valley east into the Central Valley and represents large communities of Latino farmworkers....
  • The 21 Chairs Project is on display in the Merced Mall's center court through Nov. 1.
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:37:35 GMT
    Henry David Thoreau wrote: "I had three chairs in my house: one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society." The chair in Western terms has been a topic in history, sociology, industrial design, architecture, holistic body/mind approaches and ergonomics....
  • Dirty tricks alleged in Merced-area Assembly campaign
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Republicans are illegally funneling big money to Jack Mobley's campaign in a late push to unseat Adam Gray in the California Assembly, says a complaint to state ethics enforcers filed by a Democratic activist from Ceres. The 21st Assembly District covers Merced County and western Stanislaus County....
  • Around Town, Oct. 22, 2014
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:53:47 GMT
    The Original Merced County Certified Farmers Market is 7:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Wednesdays at the shopping center off Yosemite Avenue and Paulson Road, and 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays at 18th and N streets. For more information, go to www.mercedcfm.com ....