Mina Lopez and her mother will ride to San Francisco in a limo on Friday, meet Weird Al Yankovic on Saturday and receive a tour of San Francisco on Sunday, fulfilling her wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central California.
Raelynn Blackwell scored 10 of her 19 points in the fourth quarter, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 39 seconds left, as the Merced High girls basketball snapped Atwater’s nine-game winning streak with a 57-53 win on Tuesday night.
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