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A city of central California in the San Joaquin Valley northwest of Fresno. It is near the Merced River, which rises in the Sierra Nevada and flows about 240 km (150 mi) west through Yosemite Valley to the San Joaquin River.
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a city in central California. 50,270.
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Years of freighting and mining had followed, and, with a stake gleaned from the Merced placers, he satisfied the land-hunger of his race and time by settling in Sonoma County.
Didn't I gopher twenty thousand outa the Merced? And wouldn't it a-ben a hundred thousand if that cloudburst hadn't busted my wing-dam?
Leon Victor Rosete, chief of the Nueva Ecija police provincial office, on Sunday identified the suspects as Benjamin dela Merced of Aduas Sur and Noelito Balmeyo of Purok 2, Barangay Imelda in this city.
Dorothy Leland, who led a remarkable expansion of the University of California, Merced and was a champion for DACA students, will step down Aug.
Merced, CA, January 24, 2019 --( Almost half of all residents of Merced County —126,000 people—receive health coverage from the Central California Alliance for Health (the Alliance) and get their health care through its local network of providers, clinics and hospitals.
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The first conference, 50 Years On, took place at UC Merced in March 2014 with the support of the Associated Students of the University of California Merced, the Office of Student Life, the Center for the Humanities, the California Endowment, Building Healthy Communities, Merced County Arts Council, the Merced County Office of Education, and donors and volunteers throughout the country.
LEWISTON, Idaho - Rachael Schaefer and Emily Romo had 11 kills apiece, and UC Merced defeated Northwest Christian 26-24, 25-23, 15-25, 27-25 in a game at the Red Lion Classic volleyball tournament on Saturday.
Faisal MohammadAaAaAeAeAaAeAeA has been identified as the person responsible stabbing four people at the University of California's Merced campus Wednesday, law enforcement sources ( told the Merced Sun-Star AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA Thursday.AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA Mohammad, 18, was a from Santa Clara shot and killed by campus police after the incident.