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Families Celebrate Return Of Kiddieland

Applegate  Park was filled with families on Saturday as the Kiwanis Kiddieland Amusement Park opened its gates for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic two years ago. The grand reopening event filled the park with fanfare as residents made their way past dozens of vendor tables, and had their fill of tasty dishes…

Rebecca Sweet to speak at Garden Club meeting

Rebecca Sweet, a landscape designer, author and lifelong gardener will be speaking at the Merced Garden Club's annual Tea on Feb. 9 at 1 p.m., at the Fish & Game building, at Lake Yosemite. Sweet’s gardens have been featured in Sunset magazine, Fine Gardening, Woman's Day, American Gardener and Garden Gate. She has been a guest on the…

Merced’s Field Of Honor Pays Tribute To Veterans

With flags waving in a strong wind, Merced Sunrise Rotary President Eric Moore welcomed residents from across Merced County to the ninth annual Field of Honor and opening ceremonies at Merced College on Sunday. The Field of Honor highlights the service and sacrifice of local military veterans with a vast display of American flags —…

Community-driven soccer opens doors for young players

Integrity, sportsmanship, and forming a unified sense of community are at the heart of Merced United’s core values. Every week, the teams in this soccer organization practice and compete at McNamara park, proving that dedication and consistency are creating opportunities for more and more local players. Since its start 1979, Merced…

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