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February 3, 2017 by Ronald Perryman (Register to contact)

Mary Beth Maloney from the class of 1969 passed on January 24, 2017. Obituary on Stratford Evans website under Mary Beth Swanson. Service and reception noted on obituary.

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WIU Alumna Helps Students Open Floral Business in Their California High School  Western Illinois University News

MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University alumna Kaylyn Davenport, who is a floral design teacher at a California high school, has created a unique learning ...

Around Town (10/04/2018)  Merced Sun-Star

The Atwater High annual Homecoming Parade is Friday Oct.5 at 3:30 p.m. This year's theme is “Freddy On Demand.” Floats by Atwater High School clubs, ...

How did your Merced County school district’s students do? State test results released  Merced Sun-Star

State test results show most Merced County students, as in previous years, are not keeping up with the state average. But local educators are focused more on ...

Merced County schools on edge over bogus threat reports, officials say  Merced Sun-Star

Authorities said rumors of any immediate threats to high school campuses in Merced and Atwater Wednesday are not credible.

Atwater High School valedictorian graduates making history and overcoming adversity  Merced Sun-Star

After battling with an autoimmune disease and juvenile arthritis for most of her teen years, an 18-year-old Atwater High School student is graduating top of her ...

Revenge an ‘awesome motivator.’ Hilmar gets rematch with Strathmore for state title.  The Fresno Bee

Hilmar suffered a gut-wrenching, double-overtime loss to Strathmore last year. Can the Yellowjackets get revenge with a state title on the line?

Officer-involved shooting reported in Atwater  Merced Sun-Star

At least two Atwater police officers are believed to have opened fire on a person today on Winton Way, authorities have confirmed to the Sun-Star.

Donations for fire victims collected by Atwater high School on their way to Northern California  KFSN-TV

Staff and students at Atwater High School are pitching in to help wildfire victims in Northern California.

Atwater promotes Seneca Ybarra to head football coach  Merced Sun-Star

Defensive coordinator Seneca Ybarra has been named Atwater's new football coach. He replaces Nelson Medeiros, who resigned after one season in which the ...

Friday Night Football - Week 5 - Schedules, scores and highlights from around the Valley  KFSN-TV

Schedules, scores and highlights of High School Football around Fresno, Visalia, and the rest of the Central Valley.

Hilmar offense stuns Spartans | Sports  Appeal-Democrat

East Nicolaus couldn't overcome a nightmare start.

Atwater HS stabbing suspect now a rape suspect  KFSN-TV

Police said a female came forward Wednesday saying she was raped by the teen who is accused of stabbing a special needs student on Wednesday at Atwater ...

Mark Beck Galt high school district board candidate  The Galt Herald

Mark Beck and his wife Kellie have been married for 15 years. The couple has four children, two attend Galt High School and the other two attend Galt ...

Atwater police officers identified in fatal shooting near high school  Merced Sun-Star

Two Atwater police officer who shot and killed an armed man this week have been identified.

Ag education paying off at Atwater High School  KFSN-TV

A North Valley high school is making its mark around the country for its Ag education.

Buhach Colony continues to honor fallen teammate  Merced Sun-Star

David Giron's death hit the Buhach Colony High School football team hard three years ago and the Thunder seniors continue to honor their former teammate by ...

18-year-old man killed in officer-involved shooting in Atwater has been identified  Merced Sun-Star

A man shot and killed Tuesday by Atwater police has been identified as 18-year-old Ezekiel Juan Duran, the Merced County Coroner's Office said Wednesday.

Atwater school on lockdown while police chase man with a gun  Merced Sun-Star

Atwater police arrested a man allegedly pointing a gun at another person and firing it on Thursday.

Notebook: Final home basketball games looming at Merced, Atwater  Merced Sun-Star

This week will mark the final regular-season boys basketball games at Merced and Atwater high school. New gymnasiums are being built at each campus.

Master Arts Plan Will Play on Campus's Beautiful Spaces | Newsroom  UC Merced University News

In some ways UC Merced is still a blank canvas, even 13 years after opening. But that just gives this year's artist in residence Otto Rigan more room to dream as ...

This Merced County superintendent is moving to a new district, MCOE says  Merced Sun-Star

An award-winning superintendent in Merced County is taking the top administrator's spot in Gustine Unified School District, according to a news release.

Homicides climbed significantly in Merced County in 2017. Here’s a look at each case.  Merced Sun-Star

Deadly violence rose in 2017 in Merced County with 20 reported homicides countywide, more than double the number of slayings reported in 2016, but still ...

California school apologizes for video that faked shooting  CBS News

In spoof video, security officer pretends to gun down students from a rival high school.

Water plan will ‘decimate’ economy; hundreds converge at Capitol for protest  Merced Sun-Star

A boisterous rally Monday sent a message to the state to keep its hands off the water rights of communities in the Central Valley and reconsider a new water ...

Merced County high school graduation schedule  Merced Sun-Star

Merced County high schools are sending off their seniors this week while friends and family witness their graduations.

Empower Program offers training, guidance for young adults in Merced County  Merced Sun-Star

If you're a young adult, out of high school and unsure of what your next step in life will be, the Empower Program could provide some guidance. The program ...

Final Quarter: High School Football Scores  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Live Scores are powered by you, the fans! Download the ScoreStream app today to share your team scores, photos and more with fellow fans in real time!

The Popcorn Stand: Strathmore USA — State Finals — again  Nevada Appeal

Strathmore USA, aka, the Strathmore High football team, played in a state regional bowl game. Again. Strathmore USA won. Again. Strathmore USA is playing ...

Atwater twins make history as state FFA officers  Merced Sun-Star

Brother and sister from Atwater High School will be the first twins to serve as state FFA officers for California.

Merced high schools get new principals  Merced Sun-Star

The Merced Union High School District named two principals this week, each a graduate of Atwater High School. The board of trustees, during a special meeting ...

Father deported during ICE operation in California, son raising money to reunite family in Mexico  KTVU San Francisco

A son is raising money so that his mother and siblings can reunite with their father, who was arrested and deported from California to Mexico during an ICE ...

Mayhem and tragedy mark Merced Sun-Star’s most read stories from 2016  Merced Sun-Star

Tragedy grabbed the most eyes in 2016 on the Merced Sun-Star's website, according to records, in a year that saw stabbings, car crashes and a toddler who ...

Hit-run driver sought in Atwater crash that killed teen

Authorities are searching for the driver who killed a 16-year-old boy in Atwater and left the scene.

Police search for hit-run driver after Atwater teen killed

Atwater police have expanded their search and are revealing new details about the hit-and-run driver accused of killing a local teenager.

Merced County rejects Winton charter high school proposal  Merced Sun-Star

An embattled effort to create a charter high school in Winton, led by a man with a complicated background in education, will head to the state level in a last-ditch ...

Atwater twins win national FFA titles  Modesto Bee

Twins from Atwater FFA both won national competitions at the group's convention in Indianapolis.

Wolfpack no match for a pack of Wildcats  Union Democrat

Just in time for the start of Mother Lode League play, the 'Cats are back. Sonora High School earned their first win of the season Friday night, besting Merrill F.

Matchups set for CIF NorCal Regional Football Championship bowl games this weekend  Elk Grove Citizen

The matchups for the 2018 CIF NorCal Regional Football Championship Bowl Games are set following the placement of the Central Coast Section, North Coast ...

Robert Fithian  Mariposa Gazette

Robert Joe Fithian passed away Saturday, Aug. 4 in Mariposa. Bob was born to Lorene Beatrice Fithian (Lincoln) and Thomas Hayes Fithian in Champaign, Ill.

Patterson drops to 2-2 following loss to Modesto | Patterson Irrigator Prep Sports  The Tracy Press

Patterson put up a fight against Modesto, but the Panthers' ability to capitalize on more opportunities led to a 47-40 victory over the Tigers, dropping the varsity ...

Dark clouds and wet weather converge on the Valley as storm rolls through  KFSN-TV

A storm rolling over the Valley is drenching towns and caused a brief tornado warning in Merced County.

Think yesterday's drug bust was big? Check what the Merced County Sheriff's Office found today.  Los Banos Enterprise

Less than a day after the Merced County Sheriff's Office's marijuana enforcement team busted an illegal marijuana stash house, resulting in one of its largest ...

Silveira first woman in Merced County District Attorney’s Office management role  Merced Sun-Star

Nicole Silveira, a gang prosecutor for Merced County, is the first woman to be promoted to a management position in the county district attorney's office.

Friday Night Football - Week 8

Schedules, scores and highlights of High School Football around the Valley.

Togo's Opens in Atwater, CA With 1,000 Free Hot Pastrami or Turkey and Avocado Sandwiches  PR Newswire

ATWATER, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Togo's Eateries, Inc., a "West Coast Original" since 1971, will give away 1,000 free Hot Pastrami or Turkey and ...

Lee Lor – Candidate for District 2  Merced Sun-Star

Voters who are unsatisfied with Merced County's economic standing, crime rate and general outlook have an opportunity to make over the board of supervisors ...

9/11 memorial services planned in Merced, Mariposa counties  Merced Sun-Star

Communities in the area continue to pay respects to the thousands who lost their lives after terrorists flew airplanes into the World Trade Center's twin towers 14 ...

New supe' intends to grow Sequoia Union  Foothills Sun Gazette

By Achelle Reynoso. Special to the Sun-Gazette. lemon cove – The students of Sequoia Union Elementary School District will not be the only ones eager for ...

Merced fills long-vacant assistant city manager job  Merced Sun-Star

The city of Merced has hired an assistant city manager, a position that's been vacant since 2011, city staff announced on Thursday. Stephanie Dietz, a Merced ...

U.S. Presidential Scholars: 161 Students Win Prestigious Award

U.S. Presidential Scholars: 161 Students Win Award - White House, US - The winners were chosen out of a group of 5100.

Congratulations 2016 Honored Scholars!  KFSN-TV

Every year, ABC30 salutes the top graduating seniors from Central Valley high schools. These Honored Scholars are featured on the air and online as part of ...

US Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Friendly-Fire Incident ID'ed As California Native  KPBS

Army Spc. Terry J. Hurne, 34, was one of five U.S. troops killed in a friendly-fire incident in Afghanistan, his father confirmed to The Associated Press.

Emergency responders train on violent incidents at UC Merced  Merced Sun-Star

Merced County emergency response agencies trained for an active shooter incident on Saturday at UC Merced with live role players acting as students and the ...

Change at the top  Hanford Sentinel

HANFORD — Hanford High School is getting a new head honcho. After spending the past three years as an assistant principal at Tulare Western High School, ...

A boost for students 'so close' to UC, CSU  EdSource Today

Surprised by data showing that thousands of high school students are just one or two courses shy of meeting state university admissions requirements, the ...

LASC Lady Cougars drop season opener to West LA, 80-95  Compton Herald

L.A. Southwest College women's basketball season opener was home Nov. 1, against West L.A. College in a high scoring game that favored the Wildcats, ...

US Top 500 Outdoor 800m Returnees: Josh Hoey Looks To Keep 800m Success  MileSplit

Bishop Shanahan (PA) High's Josh Hoey has the fastest returning time in the country in the 800m run. Last year at the USATF Junior National Outdoor T&F ...

US Top 500 Outdoor 800m Returnees: Caitlin Collier Seconds Faster Than The Rest  MileSplit

Caitlin Collier ran 2:03.32 last year at Festival of Miles. Collier's time is almost three seconds above the rest of the field. The second-fastest returning time in the ...

Children First: Kids and Agriculture

Kids learn how food is grown! ABC30 anchors Liz Harrison and Kevin Musso host "Children First: Kids and Agriculture," Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 6:30PM.

Hilmar Cheese Co. polluted wells, reports show  San Francisco Chronicle

Hilmar Cheese Co., one of the world's largest cheese producers, is responsible for spoiling neighbors' drinking water wells, new documents show. For two ...

Every MLB Team's Biggest Prospect Bust of All Time  Bleacher Report

The annual Major League Baseball Draft has become must-see TV. Ever since 1965, players from the high school and college ranks have worked for most of ...

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