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  • Merced Art Hop is this Saturday
  • Some men make wine the old-fashioned way - at home
  • Youth Council seeking more student leaders

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Youth Council searching for leaders

By John Miller
October 16, 2014

The fledgling Merced Youth Council held its first official meeting Monday night at the Merced Civic Center. The meeting brought together four sitting council members, who were also part of original Youth Task Force to create representation for local young people at City Hall.
Katrina Kasper, Robby Huddleston, Linda Moua and Guadalupe Aleman are still taking applications for candidates to fill the remaining three council seats, and reviewing their short and long-term goals.  
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Top county candidates offer views at forum

By Jonathan Whitaker
October 16, 2014

To kick off the home stretch for the Nov. 4 election, candidates for top county positions shared their views at a forum held by the League of Women Voters at Atwater’s City Hall on Oct. 8.   MORE>

HAVE YOU NOTICED YOUR ‘TIMES’ IS SOMETHING SPECIAL?

By John Derby
October 16, 2014

Have you noticed that the Times is something special?
Not just your everyday, run of the mill, newspaper?
Newspapers don’t last 50 years nowadays, unless they are something special. Just look at the other newspapers around, and then ask yourself, “Why have they changed hands? Why do their reporters come and go like flies on a cow’s back?”
Our reporters and editors, as well as the other members of the staff, are here for the long term.
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