Merced County Times Newspaper
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Third Time’s The Charm For Mercy’s Baby New Year

Expectant mother Arianna Joya Flores entered Mercy Hospital in Merced a couple times in late December with early labor symptoms. But the mom-to-be ended up leaving empty-handed because, well, it wasn’t time yet. Not so, on New Year’s, when the 19-year-old Joya Flores gave birth to the first baby of 2024 at Mercy — 19 minutes past…

Downtown Merced poised for best Christmas Parade ever

The Christmas spirit will descend upon the Merced area this weekend with a bevy of holiday events that are sure to please even the most Grinch-like among us.  You’ll read about all of them through the pages of this week's Merced County Times newspaper. However, nothing can compare to the biggest, most wonderful, hometown spectacle of…