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Turf war drags on between local VFW, American Legion

Members of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars are once again asking Merced County leaders to intervene to help them find their own meeting space. They took their concerns to officials on Tuesday, claiming that they have been without a home since the Department of Public Works declared their former spot, called “the Hut,” unusable due to…

Hit thrift market to make comeback in 2023

Popular downtown flea market Superflea has crammed a lot of things into one over the past seven months. Craft fair. Art show. Thrift-heaven. The final installment of the monthly 2022 event was held in mid-December. But don't worry if you missed it. The creator and downtown business owner Eli Torres is already planning Superflea’s…

Hmong New Year colors fairgrounds with culture

For hundreds of years, wherever the Hmong have traveled – from China to Vietnam and Laos and eventually to America – they have retained their community and cultural identity. Nowhere is that more obvious than at Hmong New Year celebrations, currently kicking off this month around the Central Valley. Thousands of Hmong people from…

GV Health breaks ground on new senior care facility

A new type of nursing home is on its way to being completed in Merced. Golden Valley Health Centers broke ground Friday on a new senior care facility at its campus on Childs Avenue. Merced PACE, which reimagines the way seniors are cared for, is expected to be completed sometime late next year with a tentative opening date of July…

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