THIS WEEK'S PRINT-EDITION:
lineup for all the big events at the Merced County Fair
The best images from high school graduations in Merced
City, groups reach agreement on affordable summer swim
Fair reaches new heights
June 13, 2013
crowds are expected this weekend at the 2013 Merced
County Fair to honor our country's veterans and enjoy
everything from adrenaline-pumping thrill rides, to
pigs racing ducks, to spaghetti ice cream!
“Thank You Veterans” is the theme of the
2013 Merced County Fair, and everybody is encouraged
to take the time to visit the Veterans’ Expo
in the fair’s Commerce Building. Blue Star Moms
– the mothers of active duty military members
– will staff a table where fairgoers can write
notes to active duty service members.
New attractions include the Vertigo, a brand new adrenaline-pumping
thrill ride that towers over the midway at 100 feet
high. GASCAR animals races will feature a crazy mixed
up variety of animals racing to the finish line –
goats racing sheep and pigs racing ducks or any number
Bowl restaurant expands to Merced
June 13, 2013
a new restaurant and ownership at a familiar place
in Merced for Chinese food.
The Golden Bowl opened up last month at 3144 G Street,
near the intersection of Olive Avenue, in the shopping
center featuring Rite Aid and Taco Bell.
Longtime residents should know the spot as the old
China Gate restaurant. In more recent years, it was
called Wah Sing.
story about getting back to work
was one of more than two dozen people laid off when the
local daily newspaper closed its printing shop, and decided
to have their printing done outside the local area.
We needed a pressman and wondered if one of their pressmen
would want a job. We knew our rate of pay and benefit package
was considerably lower than that of the daily newspaper,
but still a job is a job, and if a person sincerely wanted
to work, then why turn down anything.
So we posted an advertisement in the daily newspaper's own
classified section. We did not state the salary or anything
other than that the job was working on a newspaper printing
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