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Stanislaus County Fair drawing in large crowds

From fair rides and farm animals to live performances and arena events, the Stanislaus County Fair has been able to bring something fun for everyone. Local residents are taking advantage of midway carnival entertainment, as well as featured events such as Monster Truck Madness, bull riding, and top bands like Blood, Sweat & Tears. For…

Atwater passes 2019-20 budget, honors employees

The Atwater City Council meeting on Monday proved to be an eventful and efficient meeting for the city. Despite the quick speed of the proceedings, a great deal of important business was brought before city leaders and quickly taken care of. On the agenda for the night was the acknowledgment of a Police Department detective and gang expert who…

Atwater welcomes new firefighters, department head

Atwater welcomed three new reserve firefighters, as well as a new director for the Public Works Department on Monday night during the City Council meeting. For the ceremonies, city leaders were joined by Captain Blaine Lopes of Atwater’s Station 42, along with Cal Fire Battalion Chief John Slate. Lopes began the badge pinning ceremony by…

Merced College Honors Its Largest Graduating Class

The stands of Don Odishoo Stadium were packed with friends, family, and loved ones as Merced College held its 56th Commencement Exercises last Friday night. The Class of 2019 made up the largest graduating class ever with 3,294 degrees and certificates awarded. That number blows away last year’s record class with 1,867 degrees and…

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