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North Valley assemblyman Gray questions CA Natural Resource secretary Crowfoot’s water usage plan, “It’s robbing Peter to pay Paul.”

A group of congressional republicans issued a letter to President Biden and governor Gavin Newsom this week urging their administrations to issue emergency declaration following the massive rainstorm. The letter urged them to issue emergency declarations and direct relevant federal and state agencies to temporarily waive all impediments that limit operations of the Delta pumps to ensure none of these storm flows go to waste. North Valley assemblyman and democrat Adam Gray agrees more needs to be done on the state and federal levels to store water.

Newsom gives two thumbs up for UC Merced medical facility

Gov. Gavin Newsom visited UC Merced this week to personally tell UC officials, local elected leaders, community members, and of course students, that the State of California will support the building of a new, on-campus medical education building for the university.

State’s decision to end water talks a slap in the face to Modesto-area residents

California state bureaucrats who dropped a bomb on our region by quitting water negotiations ought to be ashamed.

A few days ago, two of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s top appointed officials sent notice that they’re done talking about how much water in the Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced rivers we might be willing to part with. Instead, they plan to just take what they want.

Newsom backs Costa, Gray’s push for medical school at UC Merced

Gov. Gavin Newsom is backing the effort to build a medical school at UC Merced.

In a news conference at UC Merced on Monday, the governor expressed his support for the project, which has been on the minds of Valley leaders and residents since the university’s 2005 opening. Well before that, Fresno leaders began lobbying for a state-funded Valley medical school in the early 1960s.

Gov. Gavin Newsom visits UC Merced, pledges state support for proposed medical school

Gov. Gavin Newsom visited the campus of UC Merced on Monday, throwing his support behind an effort to build a $210 million medical education building on the campus.

According to UC Merced, its proposed Health, Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education Building will house the Departments of Psychological Sciences and Public Health, a medical education program, and Health Sciences Research Institute.

Newsom Announces His Support of UC Merced Medical School

Gov. Gavin Newsom is backing the effort to build a medical school at UC Merced.

In a news conference at UC Merced on Monday, the governor expressed his support for the project, which has been on the minds of Valley leaders and residents since the university’s 2005 opening. Well before that, Fresno leaders began lobbying for a state-funded Valley medical school in the early 1960s.

Governor Newsom visits future site of UC Merced medical school

MERCED, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Governor Newsom visits Merced Monday at the future site of UC Merced’s medical school.

In a news release from the Governor’s press office, officials said the school is set to become the first public medical school in the Central Valley. The school hopes to serve approximately 2,220 undergraduates by the year 2030.

Stanislaus County voters don’t deserve to be lumped with Santa Cruz or Fresno

Some boundaries proposed for future political districts in California are outrageously insulting to Stanislaus County.

Once-a-decade redistricting proposals at this point are only lines on a map representing someone’s idea for new state and congressional districts in California. But proposals will begin to solidify next month, so now is the time to throw shade on the foolish ideas while propping up those that make good sense.

UCSC workers shouldn't have to choose between legal rights and health

By late December 2019, the skilled craft workers at UC Santa Cruz had been trying to forge a new contract agreement with university administrators for two years.

Though UCSC's revenues were growing much faster than its expenses, we hadn't had a raise in three years and were being paid as much as 30% less than comparable workers at neighboring institutions.