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  1. UC Merced failing to live up to its promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    ... farmland in Central California. And surprisingly little on the landscape has changed. Cows still graze alongside UC Merced. There's no student union, and some researchers are based miles away at a former Air Force base. Pushed by politicians who ...

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  2. Sjjpa MTG 8/21/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Rail PAC

    ... Mortensen Executive Director (SJRRC) Altamont Commuter Express (ACE) spoke of the planned extended ACE service to Merced. Testimonials for the San Joaquin and ACE Improvement and Expansion were made by numerous valley Supervisors, Presidents and ...

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  3. Reclamation Releases Draft EA for the Refuge Level 2/ Incremental...Read the original story

    Saturday | Holtville Tribune

    ... groundwater supplies would be delivered to private lands within the Grassland Resources Conservation District, Merced County, to meet refuge water supply demands. In exchange for funding and delivering the groundwater supplies, the districts, which ...

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  4. Not Funding Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | My Mother Lode

    ... in the Mother Lode but there are 114 in the state with two in Stockton, one in Manteca, one in Modesto and one in Merced. The organization provides birth control, medical exams, tests and treatments for sexually transmitted infections for men and ...

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  5. Raiders snare program's 1,000th win, continue hot start Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Southern Oregon University volleyball team continued its hot start and made a little history, too, Friday in Merced, Calif., crushing California Merced in straight sets to earn the program's 1,000th victory. Tyana Andrews had 16 kills and Corynn Kopra had 10 kills, 13 digs and three aces as the 16th-ranked Raiders beat Cal Merced 25-13, 25-18, 25-15, to improve to 5-0 and reach quadruple digits all-time in the program's 46th season.

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  6. Myrtle Brock of Santa Maria, 1923-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Noozhawk

    For 23 years she followed Millard during his military service around the world, after which they settled in Santa Maria, Ca. They had six children, Ralph Brock of Santa Maria; Sandra Morris of Grover Beach, Ca.; Karen Bradish of Methuen, Mass.; Deborah Marion of Merced, Ca.; Steven Brock of Atwater, Ca.

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  7. Playhouse Merced Opens Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA TonightRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    An enduring classic for over 30 years, EVITA promises to be an amazing opener to Playhouse Merced's 22nd Season! With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice , EVITA charts the rags-to-riches rise of the First Lady of Argentina, who won the love of her people after marrying military leader-turned-president, Juan Pern. EVITA begins a four-weekend run at Playhouse Merced tonight, August 28 at 7:30 p.m. The true story of a poor Argentine girl, Eva Duarte, who grows up to be the wife of the president of Argentina and worshipped by her people.

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  8. Sierra Views: Monty Youngborg discovered rare footage of 1941 SonoraRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Union Democrat

    ... too, she came up here as a kid. My dad used to visit with his dad and he used to take the Yosemite Railroad from Merced to El Portal." Youngborg went on to Modesto Junior College and finished in 1960, then to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where he ...

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  9. SOU men's cross country team ranked No. 1 in preseason coaches' poll Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... Oregon Raiders, already off to a 4-0 start, will be going for the program's 1,000th victory Friday against California Merced in the California Merced Invitational at Merced, Calif. If the Raiders don't cash in on their first opportunity to hit ...

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  10. Wildfires cancel California bike rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Biking Bis

    Organizers have cancelled the upcoming 2015 Grizzly Century in the Sierra National Forest east of Merced, CA, because of a series of wildfires there this summer. The North Fork Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association announced their decision this week as crews contained the latest flare-up, the 5,000 acre Willow Fire.

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  11. Fatal Mariposa Hit-And-Run CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | My Mother Lode

    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.

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  12. Mariposa driver arrested in crash that killed Merced bicyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Fresno Bee

    A Mariposa man was booked on charges of felony hit and run and driving under the influence after a fatal collision with a bicyclist Sunday north of Mariposa, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP said Ruport Wayne Harrison, 72, was northbound on Highway 49 in a Ford F-150 north of French Camp Road when he struck a 63-year-old Merced man and fled the scene.

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  13. UC Merced expansion delayed by budget cuts, online classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Daily Democrat

    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.

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  14. UC Merced failing to live up to promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Contra Costa Times

    ... farmland in Central California. And surprisingly little on the landscape has changed. Cows still graze alongside UC Merced. There's no student union, and some researchers are based miles away at a former Air Force base. Pushed by politicians who ...

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  15. CA: Hearing on Rail Improvement, Expansion Packs Room in Downtown ModestoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Mass Transit

    Residents and community leaders from as far as Santa Clara, Castro Valley, Fresno, Sacramento and even Mount Shasta filled the basement chambers of Tenth Street Place in downtown Modesto on Friday morning for a hearing on improving and expanding passenger rail service. The informational hearing hosted by Assemblyman Adam Gray, D-Merced, focused on the Altamont Corridor Express, which runs from Stockton to the East Bay and Silicon Valley, and Amtrak's San Joaquin line, which skirts Modesto on its way from Bakersfield to Sacramento and the East Bay.

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  16. UC Merced expansion delayed by budget cuts, online classesRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | My Mother Lode

    ... And surprisingly little on the landscape has changed. Cows still graze alongside the University of California, Merced. There's no student union, and some researchers are based miles away at a former Air Force base. Pushed by politicians who ...

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  17. UC Merced expansion delayed by budget cuts, online classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Greenwich Citizen

    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 California's 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.

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  18. Dwindling UC admissions for Californians feeds overparenting and college panicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... simple overpopulation. Far too many students are competing for far too few schools, and only been one new UC campus (Merced) has been launched in recent years. University of California students walk along Sproul Plaza near Sather Gate on Nov. 8, ...

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  19. 21 California groundwater basins in 'critical' condition, state panel saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... majority of the basins lie beneath the central part of the state, in cities and towns stretching from Bakersfield to Merced, according to the state's report - the same places where the land is sinking. The report also pointed to several troubled ...

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  20. Consumer Watchdog Asks NASA to End Special Drone Testing Deal With...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Freshnews

    Consumer Watchdog today asked NASA's Inspector General to end a special NASA-Google deal to test unmanned drones over private land because it gives the Internet giant an unfair market advantage over competitors, and because the benefits to taxpayers are unclear. "NASA should suspend this special arrangement with Google immediately--before new test runs start over Merced, California, pending an explanation about how this technology benefits taxpayers and the federal government itself," wrote Consumer Advocate Liza Tucker in a letter to Paul Martin, NASA's Inspector General.

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