Merced County Times Newspaper
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Remembering Mr. Bob Ayers

The late Bob Ayers was a friend and a mentor of mine as I grew to be a mature journalist in the city and county of Merced. That meant a lot because Bob had his finger in about every pie that existed. He along with Dwayne Andrews, Elmer Lorenzi, and Don Ohlinger had more information about Merced than one could fit into an Air Force duffel…

Methane: The Silent But Deadly Killer

By ALEX GUEORGUIEVA Farts. Sure, they smell bad and are unpleasant to be around, but no one would go as far as to call them deadly, right? Wrong. Livestock, cattle in particular, largely contributes to increased levels of methane emissions in today’s atmosphere. Cattle waste and digestion (farting and burping more specifically)…

When All Else Fails, Shop On The Beach

After 30 years even the best of toilets give out, so this is not a complaint about the toilet, however, it had pretty much given up the ghost. When we went to Loreto and there was a big hardware store which had everything under the sun, we decided that what we needed was a new toilet. Toilets are something which really have improved in the last…

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