Amid a push for cities in Merced County to become “sanctuaries” for undocumented immigrants, the Livingston Union School District’s governing board last week voted for its schools to be “safe havens” for students.
The former general manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has been sentenced to three years of probation for his role in a nearly $2 million embezzlement and bribery scandal involving the storied stadium.
Merced Union High School student Mina Lopez, 14, has her wish granted by The Make-A-Wish Foundation to meet "Weird Al" Yankovic, during a ceremony at Yosemite High School in Merced, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Lopez, who is battling leukemia, will travel to San Francisco to meet Yankovic.
Andrew KuhnMerced Sun-Star
Make-A-Wish Foundation grants Merced teen's wish to meet "Weird Al" Yankovic