Merced County Times Newspaper
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Atwater’s Mayor Creighton to run for county supervisor seat

At first, Atwater Mayor Paul Creighton thought those who had been pushing him to run for a higher office were just offering him pleasantries, or expressing support for his work in Atwater. “You kind of brush it off when people tell you you should run for another office,” Creighton told the Times. “But when I got this many people approaching…

John Pazin celebrates 93rd Birthday

Local resident John Pazin held a special birthday party inside of the Elks Lodge on Tuesday afternoon to commemorate turning 93. The special event brought together family friends and loved ones who helped him celebrate the occasion. In addition to relatives, the event was attended by a number of elected officials or their representatives,…

Annual Nannini baseball game returns for its 18th year

After a short time away, the annual Nannini Baseball game made its way back onto the baseball diamond at Merced High. The annual game is now in its 18th year and serves as a memorial game for Kevin and Brian Nannini, two former Merced High School baseball players who became accomplished athletes in the sport. Following the pair’s…

Long lines continue to form for vaccinations at Civic Center

Hundreds of residents have made their way to the Merced Civic Center over the past weeks to receive their COVID-19 vaccinations. The ongoing mass clinic is offering both first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine. Led by local physician Dr. Asadi and the City of Merced, the vaccination clinic in downtown Merced allows residents…

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