Merced County Times Newspaper
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Ride The Bike Path, Escape The Zombies

Grab your bike, and dress like a Zombie if you dare. The second annual Zombie Ride will be held this Sunday, Oct. 22, with a public gathering starting at 2 p.m., and the ride launching at 3 p.m., from the MOAT outdoor theater inside Applegate Park in Merced. This is a free, fun bike ride on city routes to create awareness about the…

Exploring the amazing museums of Mariposa

By Jim Cunningham & Flip Hassett While traveling from Merced to Yosemite National Park on Highway 140, and enjoying the beautiful scenery along the way, one can make a stop after a leisurely 40-minute drive and find yourself in a charming, preserved Gold Rush town called Mariposa (which is Spanish for Butterfly). Though…