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My six-month anniversary in the Valleyavatar

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Three months ago today, I posted a list of things I’d learned since moving to Fresno. I’ve now been in Fresno for six months, and it’s time to update that list! I’ve learned that a seasoned Valley reporter – and smart Valley residents in general – wear more clothing, and not less, when spending any [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

June 4th, 2009 at 1:20 pm

Covering UC Merced graduation… A HOT experience!avatar

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On Saturday afternoon, I covered the University of California, Merced’s first full graduation ceremony, which featured First Lady Michelle Obama as the keynote speaker. An hour or so before the ceremony began, I sent my family a text message from the media area: “I’m part of the White House Press Pool!” “Cool!” my parents and [...]

Written by Rebecca Plevin

May 19th, 2009 at 12:04 pm

Lots of praise and thanks at UC Merced’s Graduationsavatar

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First lady of the United States Michelle Obama and the First lady of the United Farm Workers Dolores Huerta were the keynote speakers at the University of California, Merced’s Commencement Celebration and Latino Graduation Ceremony, respectively, last Saturday.   Huerta, a key player in the founding of the United Farm Workers Union, congratulated about 50 students [...]

Written by Daniel Cásarez

May 18th, 2009 at 7:03 pm