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Exploring the amazing museums of Mariposa

By Jim Cunningham & Flip Hassett While traveling from Merced to Yosemite National Park on Highway 140, and enjoying the beautiful scenery along the way, one can make a stop after a leisurely 40-minute drive and find yourself in a charming, preserved Gold Rush town called Mariposa (which is Spanish for Butterfly). Though…

Presenting The Merced Area Museum Of Community Art

With regard to current shelter-in-place conditions, and the fact that local art museums are closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Times has created the Merced Area Museum of Community Art, or better put: “The MA-MOCA,” for art fans of all ages. “We are interested in sharing positive art…