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Cycling event a big win for Merced

The acclaimed Gran Fondo Hincapie cycling series made its way to downtown Merced on Saturday, complete with hundreds of riders, fans, and local dignitaries. The big event marked the first Hincapie series on the West Coast, and it challenged cyclists to take on this valley’s gritty gravel — from the rugged ranch land on the…

Rescue Mission, volunteers share Thanksgiving with residents

The Merced County Rescue Mission staff members and nearly 200 community volunteers served traditional Thanksgiving Day meals to hundreds of local residents at the American Legion Hall during the holiday. The charitable event last Thursday was also combined with holiday meals to veterans and families and those in need at the Respite…

The Flags Wave For Thee

The opening ceremony of this year’s Field of Honor gathered local residents together to celebrate the lives of those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as those who have served as this nation’s first responders. The event also provided a first look at the patriotic display of more than 2,000 American flags on the…