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When was the last time you voted?

By Lee Pevsner If the answer is NEVER, you better be 12 years old, or not a citizen of the USA. The turnout in Merced County for the last election which occurred in November 2018 was 61.44 percent. That is pretty good for us. Usually we really suck at voting. “My vote is not going to do any good,” you say. Really? Talk to…

Join Councilman Serratto for special Town Hall Block Party

On Saturday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the corner of Loughborough Drive and Meadows Avenue in Merced, there is going to be a “Town Hall Block Party,” and you are all invited. The party is being thrown by the Merced City Council, so there probably won’t be any beer, but it will be worth your while to attend. Matt Serratto — the…

Here comes the sun… Smiles returning to our faces

Now that the rain is really done until fall … or is it? There was more than two inches of rain in May 2019. From 2016 to 2018, the average for May was .05 inches. The all-time average is 4 tenths of an inch. In any event, there are some excellent opportunities to get out and enjoy the outdoors. Too late for this year, but the annual…

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