Like many people, I had never heard of of the UMBC Retrievers. I was trying to Google what U-M-B-C stands for during their historic victory over Virginia. It stands for University of Maryland, Baltimore County, by the way.
A team from Merced's Cruickshank Middle School won a Quiz Bowl competition after beating out several high school teams from across central California, according to a Merced City School District news release.
The Merced County Public Defender's Office explains the importance of the case Gideon v. Wainwright, which resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the right to counsel is a fundamental right essential to a fair trial.
Andrew KuhnMerced Sun-Star
This is why everyone charged with a crime gets a lawyer even if you can't afford one
Merced students get a jump on engineering in 'Lego Club'
Merced High School hosts unified basketball exhibition game
Explicit Language: DA Morse leaves expletive-laced voice mail to public defender