Merced County Times Newspaper
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Slow but steady housing growth in Merced

The inventory of residential homes for sale in Merced is growing but slower than in recent months and houses are taking a little longer to sell, longtime real estate professional Loren Gonella reported at a recent Builders Forum hosted by the City of Merced. Gonella told a room full of builders, bankers, financing experts and business-city…

Craft beer taproom set to open in Atwater

Trying intriguing fresh craft beer with friends and family promises to be enjoyable at Blaker Brewing, which opened its first taproom in Ceres last year, and anticipates opening a taproom in Atwater in October. “This is our second tap room location, and we saw it as an interesting opportunity with all the development going on at the former…

Taste of Tequila to celebrate 60-year family tradition

Where in Atwater will you find a warm welcome, a cozy atmosphere, comfortable booths, attentive servers, an extensive menu, cool margaritas in decorative mugs, and large, steaming plates filled with delicious Mexican food, homemade from family recipes? Taste of Tequila at 1230 Drakeley Avenue in Atwater offers customers all that, and is open…

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…