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Community garden grows on 18th Street

BY YANIRA LEDEZMA The 18th Street People’s Garden is officially open to the public. Community members celebrated the grand opening of the garden this past Saturday, June 29, at 936 W 18th street in Merced, with live music, lunch, a raffle, and a “green” ribbon cutting. The garden was funded and supported through private and local…

Foulger, Champlin win second Merced Speedway Main Events

BY DON MARTIN II Special to the Times Troy Foulger notched his second 25 lap IMCA Modified Main Event victory Saturday night at Merced Speedway. Foulger is the point leader, and he became the first two-time winner of the season. The IMCA invert put Foulger back in 10th starting in the Bill Bowers owned Modified. He had…

Zoo marks World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day, which is usually the second Saturday in May, was celebrated at Applegate Park Zoo on May 18 with a program entitled “All About Birds.” At the station set up on the grounds, visitors to the zoo could learn about birds from Abigail Dziegiel, a freelancer in the field of natural science illustration who led journaling…

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