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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…

Farmers and friends ring in new year with night at Lodge

They started off the new year right with a very popular Social Night at the Italo-American Lodge this past Tuesday, Jan. 2. The evening’s theme was Farmers Night, and was sponsored by Holt Ag Solutions, Garton Tractors, and Mike Pellicano. It was a great time for the many attendees. All proceeds generated from the night’s…

London Properties brightens Christmas for Atwater kids

As a way to continue serving the community, as well as spreading holiday joy, London Properties of Atwater, with the aid of Father Christmas in the flesh, gave out nearly a hundred bikes to all the good little children in town. It’s the seventh year the real estate business has held the giveaway. In addition to new bikes, all…