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  1. Privatization & Government Reform Newsletter #14Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Reason Foundation

    ... here , and an associated data mapping tool is available here . : In early January 2015, the University of California, Merced announced that it had shortlisted three developer teams for its 2020 Project, a mixed-use development to combine academic, ...


  2. 1959 Ford F-100 - Minor SensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... 11th grader when he bought the truck. Reno and his dad, Victor Sr., had seen the '59 driving on the streets of Merced, California, and decided to try to buy it and build it. They eventually chased down the owner, who wanted $1,000 for the old Ford, ...


  3. UC Santa Barbara overwhelmingly white? Not anymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Los Angeles Times

    ... other schools around the country, including 91 in California. Three other UC campuses -- Riverside, Santa Cruz and Merced -- previously became association members. The status can be a first step toward enabling schools to be eligible for federal and ...


  4. Outdoors: End of duck season marks another yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | RecordNET

    ... 59-year average. A major wintering area on the Pacific Flyway for the highly coveted bird is the Grasslands of Merced County and, sure enough, the forecast was correct. Continentally, conservationists can take stock that most species of ducks and ...


  5. At Newly Discovered Water Temple, Maya Offered Sacrifices to End DroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | National Geographic

    ... to the underworld, the same thing, to the Maya," says archaeologist Holley Moyes of the University of California, Merced. Surveys of caves, and now the cenote shrine, point to "tempestuous times," when pilgrims felt the need to make more sacrifices ...


  6. Coroner IDs Allegedly Drunk Cyclist Killed SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 |

    The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has released the name of a bicyclist fatally struck by a car on state Highway 85 in Sunnyvale early Sunday morning as 24-year-old Merced resident Pedro Rodriguez. California Highway Patrol officials said Rodriguez was allegedly under the influence of alcohol when he was struck by a Ford Fusion at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday on southbound Highway 85 north of Fremont Avenue.


  7. Brew boom: Devil's Canyon on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... over California. The company announced last week it will start selling its beer in Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Amador, Calaveras Sacramento and Alpine counties. In addition to making award-winning, handcrafted beer and root ...


  8. Cyclist Killed Sunday A.M. On Hwy 85 Under The InfluenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 |

    ... driving a Ford Fusion and struck a bicyclist traveling on the same lane, Montiel said. The bicyclist, a 24-year-old Merced man, suffered fatal injuries, according to Montiel. The man's name has not been released by the Santa Clara County medical ...


  9. Cyclist, 24, hit and killed on Sunnyvale freewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | SFGate

    A 24-year-old Merced man, who was riding his bicycle on a Sunnyvale freeway, was struck and killed early Sunday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The deadly collision happened around 2:30 a.m., when a 34-year-old woman driving a Ford Fusion hit the cyclist in the far right lane of Highway 85 near West Fremont Avenue, said Officer Art Montiel , a spokesman with the CHP's Redwood City office.


  10. Baby Injured In Hit And RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | My Mother Lode

    A three-vehicle crash on Highway 99 sends a baby boy from Sonora to the hospital with moderate injuries, while the CHP continues to search for the hit and run suspect. The wreck happened just after 4 p.m. on the Highway, north of the Atwater Boulevard overpass in Atwater, which is northwest of Merced.


  11. Travis Credit Union offers scholarship programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Daily Democrat

    ... is a nonprofit cooperative financial institution serving those who live or work in Alameda, Colusa, Contra Costa, Merced Napa, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus and Yolo counties. BUTLER, Pa. (AP) - A western Pennsylvania ...


  12. Will California and N.Y. pave the way for state action on campus sexual assault?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | USA Today

    ... make sure everything we can do are clear, simple processes," Kari Mansager, director at the University of California-Merced CARE center says. "This is not just for survivors, but responders as well." California and New York could inspire others to ...


  13. Louise KeserRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | RecordNET

    ... traveling with friends and helping out at church. Louise was born on January 8, 1933, to Clifford and Lillian Reid in Merced, CA. Her family moved to Bell, CA in 1940. Louise lived with her grandmother for several years in Arizona due to her asthma. ...


  14. Merced apartment fire displaces nearly a dozenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Fresno Bee

    Merced City Fire and Cal Fire Merced County crews work to secure the scene of an early morning structure fire in the 300 block of T Street in Merced, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. According to Merced City Fire Department Battalion Chief Billy Alcorn, the fire, which has been ruled suspicious, started in a vacant unit of an 11 unit Merced Golden Manor apartment complex near the intersection of T Street and West 3rd Street.


  15. Menlo Park: Homicide suspect arrested, another remains at largeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Almanac

    For the second time in two weeks, a suspect wanted for homicide in Merced County has been arrested in Menlo Park, according to a Menlo Park Police Department report. Around 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, detectives from the Narcotic Enforcement Team spotted a silver BMW linked to the Merced case parked in the driveway of a home in the 100 block of Newbridge Street in Menlo Park, according to the report.


  16. UC engineering students train in countyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Union Democrat

    University of California Merced's engineering program will team up with Tuolumne County businesses to offer students hands-on training through the university's Capstone Design Program. One aspect of the Capstone project involves the students with Sierra Pacific Industries, and some will work with the nonprofit organization HealthLitNow, a nonprofit community-based public-literacy program that promotes health care for "innovation and design clinics," said Larry Cope, director of the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority.


  17. Gold Country adventures: MariposaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Contra Costa Times

    ... you could blink and miss Hornitos, a tiny hamlet with a population of 75, tucked among the rolling hills between Merced and Mariposa. But this was a veritable metropolis during the Gold Rush, with 15,000 inhabitants, hotels, bars, fandango halls, ...


  18. Police say drunken California drag racers crash into houseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | My Mother Lode

    ... a Volkswagen Jetta and a Honda Civic Del Sol were racing early Monday at speeds of up to 80 mph and lost control. Merced police Sgt. Jay Struble says the Jetta crashed into one wall, plowed through the living room and knocked down another wall. Only ...


  19. Experience Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions in YosemiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 |

    ... trip possible is unsurpassed!" Zephyr is the largest whitewater-rafting outfitter near Yosemite on the Tuolumne and Merced rivers, and our Kings River trips near Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park are major attractions. Use the map to locate ...


  20. Police Arrest Father and Son After Seeing Graphic Video of the Moment ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 |

    A family in Merced, California, was devastated Friday evening after their German shepherd, Kuma, got into a neighboring backyard and was bludgeoned to death by a father and son, KFSN-TV reported . Surveillance footage captured the disturbing incident, showing the men approach the dog with flashlights and baseball bats, pin it against the fence and, as one man steps on the dog, killing it.


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