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The Typewriter That Helped Start The Times

Editor’s Note: This is one of a few remaining editorials that Times Publisher John Derby had left unpublished before his passing on Tuesday this week. It’s an updated version of a story he had told many times before. Tucked back in a closet in the spare bedroom is a Remington Noiseless typewriter which was used to start this newspaper.…

Featured Op/Ed — Law Library Or Passport Agency?

By Antoine Hubbard Sr. The Merced County Law Library is a hidden gem of the local community that goes unnoticed by residents until there’s a need to explore the legal system. Patrons such as myself — a longtime patron of 15 plus years — say the last 12 months have proven that I, as well as other patrons of the establishment, have been denied…