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Local Students Raise $2,800

Students at Sheehy Elementary in Merced enjoyed a ‘sweet’ reward for a job well done recently. The student council organized a “Pennies for Patients” fundraiser in February to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma society. They asked their classmates to bring in spare change with a goal of collecting $750. During a rally at their school last…

Merced College Art Gallery Exhibit

The Merced College Art Gallery invited students and members of the public onto the campus Wednesday night as they welcomed San Francisco artist Tamera Avery into the Central Valley to open her show ‘Off the Rails.’ A longtime painter and graduate from UC Berkley and the San Francisco Art Institute, Avery’s work makes use of oils on…

His Bike Is Our Playground

Garland Daniel stands presents his latest bicycle creation that was built from cut and dismantled playground equipment at Applegate Park. The vacant playground, seen in the background of photo, will be undergoing renovations in the months to come.