Merced shelter is nearing completion
As Stanislaus County continues to move slowly forward on a new animal shelter, Merced County marks the progress on its shelter. Last week, officials celebrated the raising of the building's roof beams.
Regents must push for UC med school
Later this month, the medical school proposal for UC Merced will go before regents. A green light is expected, though not guaranteed. While obstacles remain, it's essential it passes, says The Bee's Editorial Board. O
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Stroke awareness symposium Friday
Stroke Resources Inc. is presenting a stroke awareness symposium at the Sutter Gould Conference Center in McHenry Village from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday. The event is free; breakfast and lunch will be served. The registration deadline is Monday. Call Jill Klajic of Arcadia Health Care at 572-7650 to register.
Grads get ready
Spring is in the air, and commencement caps and gowns soon will be donned by local college graduates. Upcoming ceremonies include:
May 17, University of the Pacific, 9:30 a.m., Alex Spanos Center
May 23, University of California at Merced, 10 a.m., university quad
May 30 and 31, California State University, Stanislaus, 8 a.m., University Amphitheatre