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Arbor Gallery to present Meet The Artist: Hemme

The Arbor Gallery in downtown Merced is holding a “Meet & Greet the Artist” on Sunday, June 2, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., to give the community an op-portunity to meet standout local painter Tonia Hemme. During the event, Hemme will demonstrate her painting skills. Light refreshments will be available. “I have been passionate…

County leaders vote to close two firehouses, combine others

The Board of Supervisors voted to move forward with the decision to eliminate two fire stations and consolidate other throughout Merced County at Tuesday’s board meeting. The controversial decision had been previously tabled, and was met with heavy criticism from the community. A change in staffing requirements from the state led to the surprising…

Merced College honors Ben and RoseMary Parga Duran

Celebrating continued growth and work in the community, as well as honoring two local education leaders, the Merced College Foundation held its 10th annual State of the College address and luncheon on April 25 at the Business Resource Center in downtown Merced. Hundreds of notable dignitaries, business owners, and politicians…