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  • 1959 Ford F-100 - Minor Sensation
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:24:52 GMT
    What did your teenage custom truck look like? If your name is Victor "Reno" Sevilla, then it would've looked just like this gorgeous gold 1959 Ford F-100. Reno was a 16-year-old 11th grader when he bought the truck....
  • UC Santa Barbara overwhelmingly white? Not anymore
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:00:00 GMT
    UC Santa Barbara has been designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution , a recognition given to colleges and universities where Latinos comprise at least a quarter of their student body. The designation symbolizes UC Santa Barbara's change from its old stereotype of three decades ago as being a campus where some Latinos had said they did not feel welcome....
  • Travis Credit Union offers scholarship program
    published on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:17:42 GMT
    Travis Credit Union encourages all graduating seniors to apply. Each applicant must be a high school senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, bound for a two- or fouryear college or university and a member of Travis Credit Union in good standing....
  • Will California and N.Y. pave the way for state action on campus sexual assault?
    published on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:54:59 GMT
    "Talking about sex is awkward," Savannah Badalich, a senior at the University of California Los Angeles says. "It's a big thing to talk about sexual assault, but once you start talking about it, you can't stop."...
  • Louise Keser
    published on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:48:35 GMT
    Our sweet mom went to be with her Lord Jesus on January 18, and is now dancing in Heaven with the love of her life, our dad, Frank. They were married for 49 years before the Lord took him in 1999....
  • High School Hot Shot: Madilyn Nickles
    published on Sun, 18 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Scott Bemis introduces us to Merced softball star Madilyn Nickles, a player who will be wearing the red, white and blue this summer. Earlier this month, while sitting in a physics class, Madilyn Nickles got some amazing news....
  • Father and son arrested for beating their neighbors dog to death...
    published on Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:16:26 GMT
    Saved by a tiny cube of wreckage: Chevy driver crushed between two rigs in pile-up... but miraculously walks away without a scratch Bodybuilding model hit and killed by train while filming an advert for a protein shake in LA - just days before debut of his own reality show The smoothiest way to a whole new you! The NUTRiBULLET is the new must-have diet gadget... and here's our guide to the recipes that will transform EVERY aspect of your health Social worker, 26, at school for troubled teens adm...
  • Nate Devine, formerly of Sonora, Team USA Men's Softball Team 2015
    published on Thu, 15 Jan 2015 23:21:18 GMT
    When the USA men's fast pitch softball team plays for gold this summer in two international championships, Mother Lode residents will be able to cheer on one of their own at first base and outfield. Nathan Devine, one of the 17 athletes and five Californians who won a team spot Jan. 10 at the men's national team selection camp in Irvine, will compete at the 14th International Softball Federation World Softball Championship beginning June 26 in Saskatoon, SK, and at the Pan American games, which ...
  • Diverse pool of Californians apply to UC in record numbers
    published on Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:08:31 GMT
    All nine undergraduate campuses of the University of California registered record high numbers of applications for fall 2015, with Latinos making up more than a third of California freshman applicants for the first time, according to preliminary data released today . Data collected from the application cycle that closed Nov. 30 show that 193,873 students applied for admission to at least one UC campus - 158,146 of them as freshmen and the remainder as transfer students....
  • More applicants than ever trying to get into a UC campus
    published on Tue, 13 Jan 2015 03:58:29 GMT
    A record number of people have applied to the University of California as freshmen or transfer students - about 194,000 - including a surge in the state's high school students who are clamoring to enroll. Nearly 103,000 California seniors hope to enroll at UC next fall, according to new application figures released Monday....
  • Geniune-ity: Anthony Gibson the Film Guy
    published on Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:16:50 GMT
    Cyber A Cafe closed early, kicking Anthony and myself out into the cold night air. Anthony smiles as he packs up his stuff to relocate; these things can't be helped sometimes....
  • California students get college guarantee
    published on Sat, 03 Jan 2015 01:25:45 GMT
    Aime Ruiz, right, is a sophomore at UC Merced in Merced, Calif. She is one of the beneficiaries of the UC Referral Guarantee, for applicants who were rejected at other universities in the UC system....
  • Teacher to stand trial for sex acts
    published on Wed, 31 Dec 2014 21:41:59 GMT
    A former Don Pedro High School teacher was in court this week on accusations that he had sex with a 15-year-old student. Jeremy Monn, 31, was first arrested in Paso Robles in June for allegedly having sex with an underage student at his new school, Paso Robles High School....