Merced resident Aubrey Nelson was awarded the 2015 Woman of the Year by Assemblyman Adam Gray’s office. She is being recognized for being an organizer of “Love Merced,” a project that brings residents together to clean up the city.
Transitional kindergarten offers a stepping stool for 4-year-olds turning 5 in the fall. The 5-by-Sept. 1 crowd has lots of options parents will need to pick from soon. Dual-language schools, charter schools and traditional neighborhood schools are opening for registration right about now.
The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz’s hometown says that the community supports him and his family, as authorities try to understand what made Lubitz apparently deliberately crash Flight 9525 on Tuesday.
“At night, he woke up and screamed: ‘We’re going down!’ because he had nightmares,” a former girlfriend told a German newspaper. “He knew how to hide from other people what was really going on with him.”