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Cooling zones available during valley heat wave

With the heat index expected to reach 105 degrees this week, several cooling zones will be open to help residents cope with the heat. The following locations will be available during specified times/hours to be used as cooling zones if needed: • The City of Atwater’s Cooling Zone will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday at the Atwater…

Six trout in Lake McClure released with $1,000 tags

As part of an enormous effort to restore fishing in Lake McClure, six large trout were tagged and turned loose in the reservoir. Each is worth $1,000 and was sent swimming among 150,000 pounds of trout that were stocked in the reservoir in early July. One of the tagged trout has already been caught, netting Joshua Moua of Merced a $1,000…

Foulger wins Ed Parker Memorial Race at Merced Speedway

Troy Foulger won the 25 lap IMCA Modified Main Event Saturday night at Merced Speedway. This was also the Second Annual Ed Parker Memorial race, paying tribute to the promoter who passed away last year. All divisions competing on the quarter-mile clay oval were running for increased purses. Foulger drives the Modified owned by Billy…

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