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‘SuperFlea’ spot under question

To the dismay and frustration of many artists, vendors, and community members, the SuperFlea street market series has suffered a major blow, leaving it potentially without a “home location” in the heart of downtown. For those who do not know, the SuperFlea (also known as Super Mrkt) is a local arts collective that has been hosting various…

Wilson named Interim Fire Chief

Merced City Manager Scott McBride announced this week the appointment of Casey Wilson as the city’s Interim Fire Chief. Wilson will oversee administrative services for the Merced Fire Department during a transitional period while the city conducts a search for a new fire chief. “Interim Chief Wilson brings solid experience to this role,…

Barnes & Noble in Merced to close soon

Barnes & Noble, the biggest bookstore in Merced, will be closing on May 12 — and it’s not because of some national corporate move to make the company more profitable. “Sadly, the landlord has chosen not to renew our lease and redevelop instead,” said Janine Flanigan, a senior director of Store Planning & Design for Barnes…