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Community garden grows on 18th Street

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 donors, and the…

Gallery: The Texas Tenors perform at Merced Theatre

The Texas Tenors, of America’s Got Talent! fame, entertained an appreciative crowd gathered at the Merced Theatre on Saturday night.  These award-winning tenors have performed more than 1300 concerts around the world including headline shows in Las Vegas, China and a 24-city tour on the United Kingdom.   They are headed next to…

MID named ‘Business of Year’ by Chamber of Commerce

The Merced Irrigation District (MID) was named Business of the Year by the Greater Merced Chamber of Commerce at its annual Installation and Recognition Dinner held last Friday, June 14. Dave Long, MID’s board chairperson accepted the award, along with Mike Jensen, the district’s manager of public and government relations. “Ours is an…