News, Sports, Videos and Images in the Joseph Novack Academy School area

Local News


  • 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....
  • Fatal Mariposa Hit-And-Run Crash
    published on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:15:36 GMT
    It happened Sunday afternoon at 12:25pm near French Camp Road. The CHP reports that 72-year-old Wayne H. Ruport of Mariposa was driving a Ford F-150 northbound, and struck a 62-year-old bicyclist from Merced, who was also traveling northbound....
  • UC Merced expansion delayed by budget cuts, online classes
    published on Sat, 22 Aug 2015 16:56:33 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....
Regional News


  • 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....
Sports News


  • 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....
  • Rousey runs roughshod through UFC
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:50:56 GMT
    While having a nightcap during a weekend getaway in San Francisco with my wife Saturday night, I went on Twitter to find out the result of the Ronda Rousey UFC fight. Just after 10 p.m., one tweet said the fight was just starting....
  • Margaret A. Park
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:16:16 GMT
    Margaret met her husband, Joe, in Merced, CA., just as he was leaving the service. She came home with him and has been his rock ever since....

Local Area Videos



Local Area Photographs

Click here to view images from around the Merced area

Twitter Feeds

Click here to link to some important education Twitter feeds


Click here for additional information about the local area surrounding Joseph Novack Academy School in Merced. You'll find everything from history to current demographic and geographic information for both Merced County and the state of California.