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Merced College honors Ben and RoseMary Parga Duran

Celebrating continued growth and work in the community, as well as honoring two local education leaders, the Merced College Foundation held its 10th annual State of the College address and luncheon on April 25 at the Business Resource Center in downtown Merced. Hundreds of notable dignitaries, business owners, and politicians…

Ruben Sanchez exhibit opens at UC Merced

UC Merced’s La Galeria has opened its latest exhibition, “Cosechando Suenos” (Harvesting Dreams), which compiles a large collection of phenomenal and inspirational art by valley artist Ruben A. Sanchez. The exhibit was celebrated with an opening reception on Feb. 7, featuring the artist himself accompanied by family, friends, and…

Merced SPCA names new president to lead effort

After nearly 13 years of loyal service to the Merced SPCA, President Florence Lambert has stepped down. While supporters say it’s sad to see her go, another passionate individual has been selected to fill her role. Longtime volunteer and major proponent of the Merced SPCA, Cynthia “Cindy” Kelly was recently voted in as the new…