The real scoop on school meals

The Merced City School District serves lunch to approximately 8,200 students a day and breakfast (which is free for all students) to about 4,700 a day. Lunch options always include fresh fruit and vegetables from a produce bar, and every breakfast also includes fresh fruit.

California storm causes flooding, triggers evacuations

Fast-moving floodwaters swept through mountain communities and residents fled homes below hillsides scarred by wildfires as the third — and largest — in the latest series of storms brought powerful rain Sunday and warnings about damaging mudslides.

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Merced Art Hop

The Merced Art Hop in downtown Merced, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.
Andrew Kuhn Merced Sun-Star
Merced Art Hop 1:53

Merced Art Hop

Highlights of Merced's win over GV 2:15

Highlights of Merced's win over GV

Reggie Ricks on Atwater's rivalry win 2:09

Reggie Ricks on Atwater's rivalry win

Dhameer Warren on Merced's win over Golden Valley 1:57

Dhameer Warren on Merced's win over Golden Valley