Atwater woman on suspicion of child abuse

An Atwater woman was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of child abuse after she allegedly assaulted one of her children while damaging other things inside her home, the Police Department reported.

Officials wrench control of schools from Mexico unions

It looked like a normal first day of school at Patria Libre elementary. Uniformed kids sporting brand-new backpacks with their favorite cartoon characters – Dora the Explorer, Hello Kitty, the “Frozen” heroines – reunited with classmates and sang the national anthem.

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Merced College students react to the passing of SB186 by California Gov. Jerry Brown. The approved legislation allows California community colleges to suspend or expel students for sexual assaults that occur outside campus.
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