UC Merced has ‘bang for the buck’

The Washington Monthly College Guide ranks UC Merced as No. 8 in its “Best Bang for the Buck: Western Colleges,” a list of colleges helping students from low-income families attain degrees at affordable prices.

Nobel Prize winner Roger Tsien dies; helped track cells

Roger Tsien, a University of California, San Diego professor who shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry for helping develop fluorescent markers that could tag cancer cells or track the advance of Alzheimer's disease in the brain, has died. He was 64.

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Little Oven Pizza offers gourmet pizza in Merced

Little Oven Pizza owners Thaddeus Raczkowski and Daniel Verechia make pizza at their 433 West Main St. location in Merced, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016.
Andrew Kuhn Merced Sun-Star
Little Oven Pizza offers gourmet pizza in Merced 1:06

Little Oven Pizza offers gourmet pizza in Merced

Shawn & Sean Show: Large-school predictions 2:24

Shawn & Sean Show: Large-school predictions

Shawn & Sean Show: Small-school predictions 2:35

Shawn & Sean Show: Small-school predictions

Shawn & Sean Show: Merced's Foss lost for year 2:48

Shawn & Sean Show: Merced's Foss lost for year