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UC Merced creates buzz about growth in downtownk

By Jonathan Whitaker
July 30, 2015

UC Merced growth and the hope for a more dynamic Main Street scene were on the minds of Mercedians this week as UC officials announced new progress and key details in a plan to create a $45 million Downtown Center for their employees.
The expansion revelations came with a vote of confidence from the UC Board of Regents, followed by a public invitation to an unprecedented community forum on UC Merced planning, featuring Chancellor Dorothy Leland.


Courthouse exhibit honors centennial celebration for El Nido, Gustine

By Dan Fournier
July 30, 2015

This year marks the centennial anniversary of two historic events for Merced County.   MORE>

Supervisors' district funds should be up to the voters

By John Derby
July 30, 2015

Some years ago, County Supervisor Kathleen Crookham had reserved a large portion of her “discretionary funds” for the restoration of the historic Merced Theatre.   MORE>

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