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Talents, skills on display at Merced County pageant

Residents from around the Central Valley made their way to the El Capitan High School theater on Saturday for the final competition stages of the pageant to crown the new Miss Merced County, along with Miss Merced County Outstanding Teen, Miss Yosemite Valley, and Miss Sierra Nevada. Throughout the night, dozens of well-rounded…

Town Hall meeting is all about soccer

Merced City Councilman Fernando Echevarria, who represents District 2 in south Merced, led a Town Hall meeting with other city leaders and local residents who gathered inside the Merced Soccer Academy headquarters at Stephen Leonard Park last Thursday evening. It was a contentious meeting that was dominated by debate over the use…

UC celebrates Bobcat Homecoming in downtown Merced

Freshman, upperclassman, and alumni of the University of California Merced joined together in celebration and Bobcat pride for the annual campus homecoming events. Kicking off last Friday, the three-day extravaganza promoted all things UC Merced, including athletic and scholastic prowess. The UC Merced Downtown Center lit up the streets…

Art Hop artists to celebrate Halloween downtown

Marking the 11th year of bringing artwork and performances to Main Street, the quarterly Merced Art Hop is poised for yet another Fall edition this Saturday, Oct. 19, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wear your costume because this is Halloween time, and that’s the overall theme of this event which will be held all along Main Street and inside…

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