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A Call For Change In Merced

Mercedians from all walks of life made their way to Courthouse Park last Saturday to take part in a community gathering and forum at the steps of the Historical Courthouse Museum. The event was led by UC Merced Assistant Professor Dr. Whitney Pirtle, and it brought together a number of speakers who aimed to spark conversations…

High School Graduates Receive Their Diplomas

Thousands of local high school seniors who make up the Class of 2020 received their diplomas during a series of “drive-thru graduation” ceremonies at the six main campuses in the Merced Union High School District, along with related education sites. Seniors and their families arrived to diploma presentation areas in decorated cars. Each senior…

Merced Area Museum of Community Art, Exhibit #3

Welcome to the Merced Area Museum of Community Art! With regard to current shelter-in-place conditions, and the fact that local art museums are closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, the County Times has created the Merced Area Museum of Community Art, or better put: “The MA-MOCA,” for art fans of all ages.  In this, our third…

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