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State awards Merced project $13.9 million

(City of Merced press release) A state grant awarded today will result in the construction of 119 affordable apartments to address the City’s housing needs while creating a transit-oriented project in South Merced. The California Strategic Growth Council announced the City will receive $13,949,300 for the Childs and B Street TOD Affordable…

MID named ‘Business of Year’ by Chamber of Commerce

The Merced Irrigation District (MID) was named Business of the Year by the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce at its annual Installation and Recognition Dinner held last Friday, June 14. Dave Long, MID’s board chairperson accepted the award, along with Mike Jensen, the district’s manager of public and government relations. “Ours is an…

Emanuel Cancer Center celebrates lives of survivors

Patients and staff at Emanuel Cancer Center (ECC) spent National Cancer Survivors Day by celebrating life. The annual event, themed “Stay Afloat” this year, was held last Wednesday, May 29 with Rita’s Italian Ice, entertainment, games and prizes. Hundreds of patients, prior patients, family, friends and ECC staff came to celebrate together.…

Local dairy industry to crown ambassador

Five young women will compete for the prestigious title of Dairy Princess during ceremonies at the upcoming District 6 Dairy Princess Contest. The event will be held June 13 at our Lady of Assumption hall in Turlock. This year’s contestants are Paige Brigham of Atwater, Andrea Esquivel of Chowchilla, Siana Barrett and Katlyn Lima of Dos…

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