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 confirms Trump opponent as attorney general

In their first official action since Donald Trump became president, California lawmakers on Monday confirmed a new attorney general who has vowed to defend the state's liberal policies against the Trump administration and a Republican Congress.

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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