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Lake Yosemite Sailors Set for Annual Spring Regatta

Lake Yosemite will be covered with sails on the weekend of May 19 and May 20 as the Lake Yosemite Sailing Association hosts its annual Spring Regatta. This is open to all sailboats so many out of town sailors will be coming to town. The two-day event also includes a BBQ dinner served at the club for a small fee. Interested parties can go on line…

Garden Club Honors Local Artist for Community Work

The Merced Garden Club has presented local artist Monika Modest with the group’s Civic Beautification Award. Known for her many community and charitable project throughout the city, Modest received the award for her past and continuing efforts to create a more colorful city for residents to enjoy. Her projects include the ceramic tiles…

Sweethearts Ball Fills Elks Lodge

Members of Merced County’s special needs community came together last Sunday for the annual Sweethearts Ball at the Merced Elks Lodge. The event is sponsored by the Elks and the county’s Parks and Recreation department. But special thanks and appreciation goes to Tig Bigler, a longtime Merced Elks member and supporter of local residents with…

Our Central Valley has become a Wine Destination

No longer is there a need to travel to Napa Valley or Amador County to find great wineries. From Vista Wine and Cellars on Highway 140 to the Westbrook Wine Farm in O'Neals, the opportunity to taste locally produced Merlot, Chardonnay, and more has never been easier to come by.

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