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Hope Coffee Grows Out Of Church Ministry

By ROBIN SHEPARD Times Correspondent At Hope Coffee, a large message above a wide doorway reads: “We love people through coffee.” It’s the operating principal behind one of Atwater’s best kept secrets, a quiet and friendly place that combines coffee and conversation, and serves to build relationships between an all-volunteer staff and…

Berner’s dispensary changing way locals buy cannabis

In a bold departure from industry norms, Berner’s Cannabis Dispensary in downtown Merced is making some big changes for customers. For those who may be unfamiliar with what goes on inside a dispensary, the act of buying cannabis products can be a remarkably hands-off shopping experience. The product likely only touching your hands…

Paul’s Place moving to Yosemite Crossing shopping center 

It seems like Paul's Place Restaurant has occupied the corner of  G Street and Alexander forever.  It has been there for about 30 years. The owners plan to move the restaurant in late August to a new location in the Yosemite Crossing shopping center, directly across from Raley's Market. Ron and Lorelei Stapp, the owners, said the timing…