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Picking up the pieces after the Detwiler Fire

Rob and Rhonda Falany of Hunters Valley were one of the first families to be evacuated during the Detwiler fire. After the fire was contained in their area, a firefighter told them their house was destroyed, but their garage and storage shed were still there.

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Change is all around us, because nature isn’t static

We sat across the table waiting for our meal, just as we had dozens of times before. There was so much familiar about the evening: stories of his pranks, her laughter, an explanation of why they moved to a different neighborhood, how the employees at a nearby pizza place know them by name.

Merced student says girls afraid, boys indifferent after coach is named as alleged sexual harasser

A Golden Valley High student tells the MUHSD school board about her fears Oct. 10, 2018, after reading about boys varsity basketball coach Keith Hunter sexually harassing a coworker but continuing to teach and coach, according to school records.