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Mural Art Used To Create ‘Health Justice’ Awareness

The Asian / Pacific Islander Partners & Advocates Countering Tobacco (API PACT) program of the California Health Collaborative, along with the art and public engagement group known as Urbanistas Collective have teamed up for a creative workshop series demonstrating the process of advocating for health equity among Asian Americans, Native…

South Merced community celebrates new public art

A new mural celebrating Dr. Martin King, Jr. was unveiled on Sunday, Feb. 21, at the Merced Food Center. The portrait of King, which is part of a greater mural featuring farm labor union leader, Cesar Chavez, was celebrated with free food and beverages from Sam's Cafe and the Merced Food Center. At 1 p.m., a car show was parked…

New bridal boutique keeps it special despite pandemic

Although the pandemic has canceled many public events and celebrations, there is still hope and a reason to celebrate for blushing brides in the Merced area. A new, modern and very spacious bridal shop has just opened in town. Elizabeth’s Bridal, co-owned by sisters Patty and Ratsamy Singh, is currently finishing renovations at its location,…

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