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Families say it’s final year for ‘Lights On Sunset’  

Say it isn’t so. The free neighborhood Christmas display and music show — Lights On Sunset — will turn off for good after this year. For 17 years, John and Jena Libecki, along with their neighbors, Sean and Michelle Ryan, have put on a free Christmas light show across their homes on Sunset Drive near Solano Court during the winter holiday…

Main Street Turns Into Winter Wonderland

Hundreds of local residents made their way to the snow-filled streets of downtown Merced on Saturday to help spread the holiday spirit with this year's Christmas parade. Kicking off in the afternoon under clear skies, the parade featured dozens of community floats, bands, and dance groups. They made their way going west up Main…

ABY55 is planning a ‘Main Street Takeover’

Watch out downtown Merced. Aby55 skate shop and its crew are closing off Main Street from MLK Ave. to K St. for the first ever “Main Street Takeover.” Here you will be able to enjoy the best local vendors, food, music, art, and skateboarding. The event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 14, and will run from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. “Our goal is…