Editorials

Editorials

Politicians brave enough to attend see democracy in action

Republican Tom McClintock impressed, hearing out his constituents; Jeff Denham hid, refusing to engage.

Editorials

A moving celebration of education

We had many favorite moments from our “Innovate, Educate, Celebrate” Bee Amplified event Wednesday at the Gallo Center for the Arts. But the best actually came after the show ended. That’s when we heard from those who attended, explaining how much it all meant.

Editorials

Whatever Trump breaks, GOP owns it

Ten days into President Donald Trump’s tenure, it is clear that he plans to govern by executive order, if not edict. Republicans should heed California’s Rep. Tom McClintock, who recently reminded them that they, not Trump, could pay the price.

Editorials

Giving to the rich, taking from the poor

The expected House GOP repeal bill would eliminate two tax hikes on the rich and give them a huge windfall. At the same time, millions of Americans – including 1.4 million Californians – would lose tax credits on health insurance premiums they now get under the Affordable Care Act.

Videos

Weaver Performing Arts presents "The Wizard of Oz"

Weaver Performing Arts students perform "The Wizard of Oz" for are schoolchildren at the Merced, Theatre in Merced, Calif., on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Performances will be open to the public on Friday, March 3, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 4, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m..
Andrew Kuhn Merced Sun-Star
Weaver Performing Arts presents 1:18

Weaver Performing Arts presents "The Wizard of Oz"

Cal St. Stanislaus rips Cal St. L.A. 1:02

Cal St. Stanislaus rips Cal St. L.A.

Pacheco wraps up spot in first section final 3:26

Pacheco wraps up spot in first section final

Worms break down dairy manure 0:34

Worms break down dairy manure