Merced County Times Newspaper
The Power of Positive Press

Here’s what to expect at the Merced Mall in 2024

Editor’s note: The following CVJC story about updates at the Merced Mall was released in December before Christmas. By VICTOR A. PATTON CV Journalism Collaborative Although the Christmas season inevitably brings a flurry of shopping activity to the Merced Mall, 2023 will ultimately end without the gift that local residents…

The Times celebrates 60 Years of ‘Positive Press’

It was 1964, and I was employed as a reporter for the Merced Sun-Star. I made a fateful decision to quit and start my own newspaper. I was fed up with covering accidents on Highway 99. There had to be something better. Something more positive to write about. My co-workers thought I was crazy when I came up with the idea of having a…