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Taylor Riggs celebrates first year hosting ‘Big Money Show’

Native Mercedian Taylor Riggs is celebrating a personal milestone after a year of incredibly hard work, and a number of surprises, as one of the hosts of the popular FOX Business program “The Big Money Show.” Fortunately, Taylor was able to find some time out of her dense schedule to speak with the Times and reflect on 2023. For those who…

A Day Of Hope, Unity In Downtown Merced

This year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade was on time and perfect. Unlike last year’s delay due to heavy rains, the 2024 celebration lived up to expectations on the federal holiday of Monday, Jan. 15. Hundreds of happy people from across our community, including numerous notable dignitaries and community leaders, attended the…

Cameras Start To Roll In Local Short Film Project

The filming of “Subsequent To” — a local film project inspired by the rise of school shootings in this nation — has begun with the production crew showing up at the Merced College campus to complete some scenes. Cast and crew members told the Times they were “incredibly excited” to get to work after a long-but-successful…

H2Overload filtered water outlet opens doors in Merced

After a lot of hard work, and months getting their storefront ready, Merced’s newest filtered water provider H2Overload has finally opened its doors. This achievement was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Merced County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 15. Notably, representatives of Assemblywoman Esmeralda…