Tuesday Apr 15
India Recognizes Transgender People as 'Third Gender'
India's highest court on Tuesday recognised the existence of a third gender that is neither male nor female, in a landmark judgement hailed by transgender people.
Contract approved for new Tracy Unified chief
A three-year contract naming Brian Stephens as the next superintendent for Tracy Unified schools was approved Tuesday night by the district school board, with one abstention and one absence.
Tracy schools chief named
Brian Stephens, superintendent of the Delhi Unified School District in Merced County, has been named to lead Tracy Unified when longtime Superintendent James Franco retires in June.
Animal experts mull Merced County's feral cat problem
Some residents say feral cats are an increasing problem for Merced County, but it’s an issue that animal experts say can be solved with the community’s help.
Indian court stays hanging of 2 rape case convicts
India's top court on Saturday temporarily stayed the hanging of two of the four men convicted for the 2012 gang rape and murder of a young woman on a bus in New Delhi.