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Wartime letters talk uplifts voices of soldiers, families

The Merced College Theatre hosted four-time New York Times best-selling author, playwright and historian, Andrew Carroll, to its stage on Saturday to speak with residents about his decades-long journey of tracking down and preserving war letters. Entitled “LINES OF FIRE: The Search for the Greatest War Correspondences Ever…

Egg-cited Tiny Dancers Welcome Easter Bunny

The Merced Mall invited local residents to join young students with Denisa's School of Dance in welcoming Peter Cottontail last Saturday for the Easter season. During the celebration, the audience was treated to a performance of spring-time themed dances. Families were later invited to join the Easter Bunny for traditional holiday photos…

‘Your Welcome’ — Island dancers treat Merced once again!

Dancers from across state and the Pacific Ocean gathered inside of the Golden Valley High School gym in Merced last weekend to celebrate the 41st annual Kiki Raina Tahiti Fete competition. The colorful event returned to Merced after a two-year hiatus due to restrictions on gatherings that were put in place in response to the…

GV celebrates return to stage with ‘She Kills Monsters’

Golden Valley High School’s Cougar Company stepped back onto the stage last week with a magical performance of “She Kills Monsters.” The student-led production made its way to the public after being rescheduled a handful of times since December in response to COVID-19. It’s been quite a journey for the production. Students have…

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