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Eldon Anthony George dies at age 86

From the family of Eldon George Our precious father, 86 years young, passed into the arms of Jesus Christ on Nov. 5. Dad was born in Merced on May 1, 1933, to Tony and Helen George. He grew up on the dairy and sweet potato ranch. He farmed with his father and mother and they had many farm animals but dad's favorite was Frankie,…

‘Higher Education’ not smarter

By MIKE BETTENCOURT Upon reading “ICE Out of Merced” (Op/ED, Oct. 31 edition) I was sickened to realize how much the State of California has declined under the rule of the Democratic Party. First, the writer (Ms. Golash-Boza) failed to note that she is advocating for the protection of illegal immigrants who are criminals and that Sheriff Vern…

Join Councilman Serratto for special Town Hall Block Party

On Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the corner of Loughborough Drive and Meadows Avenue in Merced, there is going to be a “Town Hall Block Party,” and you are all invited. The party is being thrown by the Merced City Council, so there probably won’t be any beer, but it will be worth your while to attend. Matt Serratto — the…

High school administrators, counselors gather at Merced College

By VERONICA BRICENO Special to the Times More than 100 local high school administrators and counselors gathered at Merced College recently for an annual breakfast event to find ways the college and feeder schools can work together to effectively serve local students. Guest received a warm welcome from U.S. Congress Jim Costa…

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