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Measure J supporters gather for campaign kickoff

A diverse crowd of residents from across the county gathered last Thursday in central Merced to rally and support the campaign effort for Measure J — a $247-million bond that will provide locally-controlled funding to upgrade outdated instructional facilities at Merced College. A similar event in Los Banos is expected in the coming…

Atwater City Council starts 2020 on positive notes

The Atwater City Council kicked off the new year on Monday with a positive report from the city’s finance director who announced the final details of the long-awaited Winton Way Reconstruction Project, and steps to protect funding set aside to provide cleaner water throughout town. Meanwhile, residents were offered a new way to view the…

Hmong New Year celebrates culture

Despite wet weather, thousands of residents made their way to the Merced County Fairgrounds last weekend as part of the annual Hmong New Year celebration. Complete with a men’s and women’s pageant competition, a talent show, traditional food, dress and dance, sports tournaments, and more, the festivities took place over the course…

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