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Town Hall prompts inquires on affordable housing, homelessness

Available housing supply, homelessness and "inclusionary zoning" were some of the big topics up for discussion in the last of two Town Hall Meetings led by members of the Merced City Council and department leaders at City Hall on Feb. 18. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the event was broadcast live on the local government access TV channel and…

Local DJ follows passion to help others create lasting memories

James Lamont Walker has always been connected to the world of music, so it was only a matter of time until he would find himself building an entertainment-based business. Since it's inception, Walker's business — JLW Social Enterprises — has strived to help customers create memorable events with unique experiences, and preserve…

Dietz sworn in as city manager during ceremony at City Hall

Stephanie Dietz was officially sworn in as Merced's new city manager during a swearing-in ceremony was held during a special session of the Merced City Council on Nov. 23 inside the Civic Center. Mayor Mike Murphy led the proceedings, and he was joined by Assembly member Adam Gray, along with City Council members Anthony Martinez…

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