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Historic Merced Theatre marquee goes digital

If you have some free time, pop downtown to take a peek at “Times Square” in Merced. Installation of the Merced Theatre’s new totally digital marquee — in color and with full video — was underway at the start of this week. It should be fully operational as you read this. There are five separate panels, each computer controlled that can…

Locals ‘Meet the Bobcats’ inside the cool Merced Mall

Merced Mall’s Center Court filled with sports fans of all ages last Saturday as the Bobcat Athletics Department from UC Merced met with fans and made new ones. Featuring over 65 student athletes, the special showing was part of the “Meet the Bobcats” event put on by UC Merced. During the event, residents were given the opportunity to meet…

Apply now for new awards featured at Food Expo

The California Food Expo has expanded its suite of awards and promises expanded brand exposure and exclusive new opportunities with the unveiling of the Golden State Award and the Fred Ruiz Award. Applications for these awards and the New Product Awards announced in June are available on the Expo’s website now through Aug. 23. “The Expo’s…

Summer health festival draws huge crowd to Castle

Castle Family Health Centers’ 12th Annual Summer Health Festival took place at Castle Clinic located at 3605 Hospital Road in Atwater on Aug. 3. When the Times interviewed Della Mendez at Registration one hour before the festival ended, she said more than 100 people had taken advantage of the free health screenings. The complimentary…