Amid a push for cities in Merced County to become “sanctuaries” for undocumented immigrants, the Livingston Union School District’s governing board last week voted for its schools to be “safe havens” for students.
Raelynn Blackwell scored 10 of her 19 points in the fourth quarter, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 39 seconds left, as Merced High School snapped Atwater’s nine-game winning streak with a 57-53 girls basketball win Tuesday night.
California officials are withdrawing their request to sell unsubsidized insurance policies to people who can't prove they're legally in the United States after learning the decision would fall to President-elect Donald Trump's administration.
Merced Union High School student Mina Lopez, 14, has her wish granted by The Make-A-Wish Foundation to meet "Weird Al" Yankovic, during a ceremony at Yosemite High School in Merced, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Lopez, who is battling leukemia, will travel to San Francisco to meet Yankovic.
Andrew KuhnMerced Sun-Star
Make-A-Wish Foundation grants Merced teen's wish to meet "Weird Al" Yankovic