Merced County Times Newspaper
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A look back at the best classic car shows of 2023

Year 2023 was a good one for Merced area old car enthusiasts and I am confident that 2024 will be as good if not better. Vintage vehicle enthusiasts gathered at a number of local venues this year to show off their pride and joy and in many cases one or more charities benefitted from these events. They are relaxed settings that are…

In-fill Is Taking Place In Local Housing Market

Something we have not seen in a number of years is taking place in our town, and it is called “in-fill.” New houses are being built on lots which have been vacant for years. This is beneficial because the utilities are already connected to the property, and in many cases the lots have been unsightly. The reason for this is simple…

Help Merced’s Kiwanis Bring A New Train To Kiddieland

Editor’s Note: Publisher John Derby will be traveling abroad for the next few weeks on a trip in search of more information about his family roots. He hopes to send back stories of his adventure. The following editorial was sent in prior to his trip. The Kiddieland Train is not just a train. It has been a package of joy and wonderful…