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  • A tribute: Nevada Union alum displays sculpture in remembrance of Craig Zetterberg
    published on Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:54:01 GMT
    The sculpture in honor of teacher Craig Zetterberg was part of Cole Castleberry's senior project and is now a permanent fixture at the school's library....
  • Fresno Unified must work harder to attract minorities to magnet schools
    published on Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    A deal struck this summer between Fresno Unified School District and the federal government says school officials must move swiftly to ensure more qualified minority students know about advanced programs like Manchester GATE and aren't discouraged from enrolling because of entrance requirements....
  • Fresno Unified makes deal with federal government over magnet programs
    published on Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:42:56 GMT
    A deal struck this summer between Fresno Unified School District and the federal government says school officials must move swiftly to ensure more qualified minority students know about advanced programs like Manchester GATE and aren't discouraged from enrolling because of entrance requirements....
  • Why Is Ferguson's City Leadership Not Racially Representative?
    published on Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:16:11 GMT
    Protests in Ferguson, Mo., over the killing of an unarmed African-American teenager by police have highlighted a powerful political dynamic in the working-class suburb: Though Ferguson is heavily African American, its city leaders are nearly all white....
  • Why Is Ferguson's City Leadership Not Racially Representative?
    published on Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:25:42 GMT
    Protests in Ferguson, Mo., over the killing of an unarmed African-American teenager by police have highlighted a powerful political dynamic in the working-class suburb: Though Ferguson is heavily African American, its city leaders are nearly all white....
  • Arrested Merced woman says fake 'baby' is a training tool
    published on Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:00:51 GMT
    Tonya Whitney was arrested on suspicion of trespassing, a misdemeanor. Whitney, 41, was not booked into jail, but was cited and released, the Merced Police Department said....
  • Woman Uses Fake Babies To Sneak Into Maternity Ward: Cops
    published on Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:30:02 GMT
    A woman in Merced, California, allegedly used this fake baby in an attempt to sneak into a hospital maternity ward....
  • Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar dies at 95
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:48:22 GMT
    Born in a poor family in Bellur village in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, Iyengar was a sickly child who suffered multiple illnesses including typhoid and tuberculosis....
  • 6 Tuskegee students finally home from Liberia
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:48:10 GMT
    The school issued a statement Tuesday night saying the students arrived at the Atlanta airport....
  • High schools need to weld academics with practical skills
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:00:00 GMT
    This may seem overblown, given that I'm proposing it in response to a bill from Pep Boys that I resent having to pay....
  • Medical marijuana town hall planned in Chicago
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:22:40 GMT
    The meeting is set for Wednesday morning at the school's student union building in Chicago....
  • Microsoft'sex-CEO Ballmer leaves board
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:45:34 GMT
    Ballmer said Tuesday that he plans to devote more time to his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, civic contributions and teaching a business class at Stanford in the fall....
  • Merced High grad Randall signs to swim at D-II Urbana
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:26:56 GMT
    Merced High graduate Ryan Randall, left, swam for Merced College in 2013 and earned All-America recognition....
  • Yoga in the Park offers Merced yogis a 'transformational journey'
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:35:59 GMT
    Yoga instructor Gina Nardone, in conjunction with the Merced Parks and Recreation Department, began hosting Yoga in the Park in 2012....
  • UC Merced Connect: Campus ranks among "Cool Schools" for sustainability
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:07:20 GMT
    UC Merced has been ranked among the "Cool Schools" by the Sierra Club's Sierra Magazine because of its commitment to sustainability....
  • Merced mayor wants to discuss funding for youth council
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:06:59 GMT
    After hearing about guidelines for a youth council in Merced this week, the mayor asked city staff to draw up plans for a discussion on consistent funding of that advisory board....
  • Around Town, Aug. 20, 2014
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:24:36 GMT
    The Original Merced County Certified Farmers Market is 7:30 to 11 a.m. today and every Wednesday at the shopping center off Yosemite Avenue and Paulson Road and 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 18th and N streets....
  • Former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw says he has ALS
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:02:54 GMT
    In a video posted Tuesday on the Tennessee Titans' web site, the 30-year-old Shaw reveals he was recently diagnosed and says "I'm here today to stand up and fight with all of you against this disease" before pouring a bucket of ice water on his head as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money and awareness to battle ALS....
  • Former NFL kicker pleads guilty to criminal damage
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:14:12 GMT
    Pima County prosecutors say the 50-year-old Zendejas could get up to two years in prison when he's sentenced Sept....
  • Seniors deserve hot meals
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:51:22 GMT
    Re, "Seniors to get frozen meals" : How sad we're not able to help give our seniors and shut-ins a hot meal, just to save money....