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Whiskey, cigars, Victorian charm — all in Merced

Good friends Jonathon Nguyen and Eric Garibay drove down from Turlock to enjoy the Taste America “Whiskey & Cigars” event on Saturday evening, Dec. 8, at the elegant Bear Creek Inn. “We came to Merced because it was a fun opportunity to try some whiskeys we haven’t had before,” Nguyen said. “We really enjoy whiskey.” Their favorite?…

‘Wishes & Dreams’ Light Up Merced on a Special Night

The 11th annual Make-A-Wish “Wishes & Dreams” Dinner and Auction was so big this year they had to rent out the giant Yosemite Hall at the Merced County Fairgrounds — and add an extra 20 tables and 30 prize items from last year. And last year’s event was already considered the biggest ever, bringing in $170,000 dollars to help support…

New Lions Roar

The Merced Breakfast Lions Club is proud to announce that its membership has grown by 10 percent since the beginning of 2018. Recent inductees into the club include Lee Shaw, Principal of El Capitan High School, James Zimmerman, Assistant Vice Provost at UC Merced, Linda Chang, former Leo of the Year for California Multiple District 4 and an…

Local Students Raise $2,800

Students at Sheehy Elementary in Merced enjoyed a ‘sweet’ reward for a job well done recently. The student council organized a “Pennies for Patients” fundraiser in February to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma society. They asked their classmates to bring in spare change with a goal of collecting $750. During a rally at their school last…

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