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  • New exhibit draws attention to Multicultural Arts Center

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Jim Price, Atwater Mayor-elect, shares his priorities for handling city issues

By Beverly Barela
November 20, 2014

Jim Price, Atwater Mayor-elect, will be sworn in as Mayor of Atwater during the Dec. 8 meeting of the Atwater City Council, along with new Councilmen Jim Vineyard and Brian Raymond.
During an interview with the Times, Price shared what his priorities will be upon taking office.
He said, "It’s going to be one step at a time. The first thing we’ve got to do is take a look at where we are with the budget. At the first meeting [on Dec. 8], there’s going to be another budget briefing. They did that at the last City Council meeting [on Nov. 10], and they’re going to repeat it for the incoming City Council.


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Merced offers updates on public safety, development

By Jonathan Whitaker
November 20, 2014

Merced officials went on the offensive this week with two special presentations by top department heads to address recent and ongoing concerns over public safety and economic development.    MORE>

Snow Birds Heading South For The Winter

By John Derby
November 20, 2014

We have become snow birds, heading south for the winter every year at the first sign of cold weather in the valley.   MORE>

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