Politics

Merced supports #KeepingFamiliesTogether

July 11, 2018 / By
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Reporter Aaliyah Jensen photographed Merced's participation in the nationwide #KeepFamiliesTogether action.

 When it comes to Makeup, Color Matters

March 27, 2018 / By

Alliyah Jensen Photo by Jerry Sanchez     As a hardcore makeup lover and a young woman with fair skin, finding makeup to suit my skin tone has been pretty easy. 

Our Migrant Story

October 3, 2017 / By
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We left crumbled governments only to experience what seems like downfall of yet another one, the difference is that we still have a chance to put a stop to the course. Immigrants have greatly contributed to the success of this country since it was founded, and the majority of DACA recipients continue to do so. They've become a scapegoat to hate, just like many other minorities have become in the past. Do not let us be divided.

Merced County, rural areas most impacted by Census funding cuts

September 25, 2017 / By
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Above: South Merced residents participate in a recent community assessment for Building Health Communities (BHC), Merced.

My Life Changing Experience in DC

August 29, 2017 / By
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I was told this trip would be a once in a lifetime opportunity, but I never imagined it would make a huge impact on my life, allowing me find confidence in who I am and fueling me to become a champion for equal rights.

“Health for All” campaign sees some movement at county level

August 24, 2017 / By
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Advocates pointed out Merced County’s undocumented population is estimated to pay nearly $9 million in local taxes this year alone. Additionally, the community plays a major role in the local economy as the undocumented labor force supports much of Merced’s agricultural industry--valued at $3.5 billion in 2015.