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  • Briefs -- Published Oct. 29, 2014
    published on Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:06:36 GMT
    State transportation officials are holding a Thursday workshop in Merced for small businesses interested in learning how to be able to win government contracts part of large projects in the works. The workshop is meant to show how to become certified as a local small business to contract goods and services on government contract, according to a statement released by the California Department of Transportation....
  • BHC awards $7,800 for community projects in Merced County
    published on Wed, 29 Oct 2014 04:23:18 GMT
    Building Healthy Communities this week awarded $7,800 to eight organizations that promise to make positive changes in the community. BHC awards up to $1,000 to grass-roots groups and individuals who present an idea for a project or event that will improve youth leadership, encourage community involvement or offer opportunities for participants to gain skills....
  • Event for local businesses seeking government contracts
    published on Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:29:47 GMT
    STOCKTON - State transportation officials are holding a Thursday workshop in Merced this week for small businesses interested in learning how to be able to win government contracts part of large projects in the works. The workshop is meant to show how to become certified as a local small business to contract goods and services on government contract, according to a statement released by the California Department of Transportation....
  • Youth center coming back to south Merced park
    published on Mon, 27 Oct 2014 01:50:56 GMT
    The Merced City Council voted this week to renovate the McNamara Park Youth Center, which will be staffed five days a week by volunteer staff. The building hasn't been used since 2012, according to city records....
  • Book chronicles Merced Countya s early history
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:50:32 GMT
    Books can rekindle recollections of days gone by, and a new coffee-table book due out in December will show Merced County's residents what life was like here a century ago. "Merced County Memories" can be pre-ordered now....
  • a Guys dig dirta with kids in Merced
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:28:28 GMT
    David Zapien, 3, of Merced fills his vegetable pot with soil during the Guys Diggin' Dirt event at Fairside Head Start in Merced on Friday. The event focused on nutrition, agriculture and the importance of male role models....
  • Election 2014: Democratic dominance at issue in California legislative races
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:58:10 GMT
    Incumbent Anthony Canella, R-Ceres, outpolled his Democratic challenger by a wide margin, 64 percent to 36 percent, in the primary despite the district's Democratic bias. The district extends from the Salinas Valley east into the Central Valley and represents large communities of Latino farmworkers....
  • The 21 Chairs Project is on display in the Merced Mall's center court through Nov. 1.
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:37:35 GMT
    Henry David Thoreau wrote: "I had three chairs in my house: one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society." The chair in Western terms has been a topic in history, sociology, industrial design, architecture, holistic body/mind approaches and ergonomics....
  • Dirty tricks alleged in Merced-area Assembly campaign
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Republicans are illegally funneling big money to Jack Mobley's campaign in a late push to unseat Adam Gray in the California Assembly, says a complaint to state ethics enforcers filed by a Democratic activist from Ceres. The 21st Assembly District covers Merced County and western Stanislaus County....
  • Dirty tricks alleged in Merced-area Assembly campaign
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:57:38 GMT
    Republicans are illegally funneling big money to Jack Mobley's campaign in a late push to unseat Adam Gray in the California Assembly, says a complaint to state ethics enforcers filed by a Democratic activist from Ceres. The 21st Assembly District covers Merced County and western Stanislaus County....
  • Around Town, Oct. 22, 2014
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:53:47 GMT
    The Original Merced County Certified Farmers Market is 7:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Wednesdays at the shopping center off Yosemite Avenue and Paulson Road, and 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays at 18th and N streets. For more information, go to www.mercedcfm.com ....
  • Merced surgeon to present breast health seminar Tuesday
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:44:36 GMT
    Dr. Dortha Chu , a breast surgeon in Merced, will host a breast health seminar Tuesday to try to help women better understand the importance of self-examination and early screenings. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on the third floor of the Mercy Medical Pavilion as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month....
  • Former pastor helps people overcome traumatic childhood experiences
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:44:54 GMT
    Merced Matters appears every Monday. In it we will tell the stories of Mercedians – ordinary people doing extraordinary things, extraordinary people doing ordinary things and a lot in between....
  • Travis Credit Union offers free seminar
    published on Sun, 19 Oct 2014 04:53:08 GMT
    In an effort to support Solano County communities through financial education, Travis Credit Union will offer a free seminar fro 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 25, in the TCU Community Room located at One Travis Way, Vacaville. To reserve your spot, sign up online at www.traviscu.org at least five days before the seminar....
  • Irene De La Cruz: Voting gives people a voice
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:09:00 GMT
    Many times I've heard from different people who say: "Why should I vote? I'm just one vote, it doesn't count." As Election Day approaches, this notion needs to be addressed....
  • Roger W.W.W. Garrett Set to Retire at Year's End
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:05:14 GMT
    Steve Fullhart anchors First News at Four and News 3 at Five weekdays, and serves as KBTX's managing editor. He joined the Brazos Valley's news leader in May 2004 and has anchored, reported for and produced every newscast at KBTX over his time at the station....
  • Couple who found newborn baby abandoned by 13-year-old mother in a...
    published on Sun, 12 Oct 2014 22:02:18 GMT
    Female nurse tests POSITIVE for Ebola: Outbreak of deadly virus on U.S. soil as 'heroic' Texas worker who treated Thomas Duncan is confirmed to have the virus DESPITE wearing protective gear One of the lucky few: Mother-of-three who survived Ebola leaves treatment centre in Liberia as health workers threaten to go on strike leaving thousands without care 'Nobody cares, nobody stopped me': Miami doctor hits out at TSA efforts to contain Ebola after returning from Nigeria with ease despite highlig...
  • Bands compete
    published on Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:47:13 GMT
    The 31st annual Delta Band Review hit the street in fine form recently with some 2,000 student musicians, directors and staff representing 18 high schools on Sept. 27 in Antioch....
  • Keynote speakers named for Trailblazers for Prosperity Awards Luncheon in Fresno
    published on Sun, 05 Oct 2014 02:14:23 GMT
    The chancellor of the University of California at Merced and the superintendent of Fresno Unified School District have been announced as keynote speakers for the annual Trailblazers for Prosperity Awards Luncheon. Hosted by the Southeast Fresno Community Economic Development Association, Dorothy Leland and Michael E. Hanson will be speaking at the Nov. 12 event....
  • Key California legislative races
    published on Sat, 04 Oct 2014 15:07:00 GMT
    Incumbent Anthony Canella, R-Ceres, outpolled his Democratic challenger by a wide margin, 64 percent to 36 percent, in the primary despite the district's Democratic bias. The district extends from the Salinas Valley east into the Central Valley and represents large communities of Latino farm workers....