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New class of CASA advocates to help local kids

The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Merced County swore in their newest class of nine advocates last Wednesday inside Merced County Superior Court. The honorable Judge Donald J. Proietti was on hand to swear in the CASA members as they readied themselves for their new roles as advocates. There are more than 500 foster youth…

Merced Staples celebrates with school kids

Staples in Merced put on a Block Party for school kids and their family members last weekend. Visitors were treated to face painting, slime-making, giveaways, food and music. On top of that, they were also offering 20 percent off most school supplies, including the latest, high-quality backpacks. Way to go Staples!

A’s win championship in final two-inning thriller

The Athletics of Cen-Cal Tire World are the 2019 Pony Division champs of Merced Youth Baseball. The A’s outlasted the Angels last Saturday morning after Tristyn Hickey’s two-run homer in the 7th and final inning, followed by some solid pitching by Josh Greer Bartley to finish the game off. The final score was an incredible 23-21. “It…