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Can Merced prevent a repeat of last year’s winter flood?

By CHRISTIAN DE JESUS BETANCOURT CV Journalism Collaborative Nearly a year after record rains brought devastating floods to the region, Merced leaders say they’re prepared in the event another large winter storm drenches the city. Merced City Manager Scott McBride recently updated the City Council on what preparations have been made to…

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…