Seqouia’s Crystal Cave is popular destination

Over 200 caves have been discovered within Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks and the mountains immediately surrounding the parks. Two are open to the public – Crystal Cave in Sequoia and Boyden Cavern in Giant Sequoia National Monument – just outside the boundary of Kings Canyon.

Safety awareness at top of the mind at Merced colleges

As college students in Merced followed news about the mass shooting at an Oregon community college this week, officials at UC Merced and Merced College said they are taking steps to secure their campuses through increased awareness and training and revised guidance on how to spot and report problems.

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In Depth

Mass shooting plot uncovered at Calif. high school

Four male juveniles arrested who later confessed in statements to investigators

Plot was in early stages but very detailed including list of victims and methods

The plan was to “shoot and kill as many people as possible on the campus’

Merced Sun-Star sports writer Shawn Jansen talks to Merced High School football coach Rob Scheidt.

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