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  • Merced High to honor Hall of Fame inductees
  • Volunteers build garden beds in Merced
  • Homeless count shows increase in numbers

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Local contractor takes on task to create beautiful Rosary Garden

By DOANE YAWGER
Special to the Times
March 14, 2019

By mid-April worshippers at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Merced will be able to pray and reflect at a unique spot on the parish campus — a lavish Rosary Garden which is taking shape as recent rains subside.     MORE>

County’s model welfare system going statewide

By BEVERLY BARELA
March 14, 2019

Scott Pettygrove, director of the Merced County Human Services Agency, this week presented a summary of creative efforts and hard work during the past 30 years which resulted in the state choosing the county’s brainchild — a model, automated system to manage the welfare caseload — to be utilized statewide.     MORE>

Down South Of The Border

By JOHN M. DERBY
Times Founding Publisher
March 7, 2019

Nothing much changed, it appeared to us one year, when the wheels of our Dodge truck rolled into the entrance of Posada Conception, a beach community on the edge of the Sea of Cortez — 1,100 miles from our front door in Merced.       MORE>

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