The study found the Valley, including Merced, Fresno, Madera and Stanislaus counties, ranked low in air quality, high in poverty, high in uninsured population and high in Medi-Cal coverage, compared to the rest of the state.
Students on Saturday took the anticipated walk across Scholars Bridge, through the Beginnings Sculpture for graduation Saturday. The School of Engineering and School of Natural Sciences' students will make the same walk Sunday.
Dos Palos High School’s Isabel Mejia-Sanchez has been selected to participate in an elite business leadership program this summer in New York, the Merced County Office of Education said in a news release.
Elementary school kids in Los Banos learned from various presenters last week about where their food comes from and why it’s important to take care of animals during the fourth annual Ag Day at Miano Elementary School.
The Delhi Unified School District has started to administer free in-school health care to serve students whose parents opt-in, including urgent care, health screenings, over-the-counter medicine and referrals to health professionals.