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Caminos exhibit holds opening discussion

Mercedians were treated to the opening ‘plactica’ (Spanish for discussion) for the Caminos exhibit at the Multicultural Arts Center in Downtown Merced this past Sunday. For those who have yet to hear about or experience Caminos, it is a historical look at the origins and movements of Latino people in California. The exhibit…

Joystiq celebrates ‘Christmas in July’

While it may be the complete opposite time of the year, the Christmas spirit was channeled this summer thanks to Leroy and Patricia Morgan’s event, Christmas in July, held at Joystiq this past Saturday. There, special guests were treated to refreshments, live music by Cheryl Lockett, as well as a pile of gifts. The philanthropic duo…

‘Super Mrkt’ extravaganza returning to Applegate Park

The much-beloved and quickly-adopted Super Mrkt — an artsy, entertaining, pop-up vendor fair founded and organized by local resident Eli Torres — is coming back to a special location this weekend: It’s going to be held at Applegate Park (1045 W 25th Street)! The family-friendly fun will take place this Sunday, July 23, starting…