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  • City leaders meet with downtown interests
  • New city app will help residents report street problems
  • Playhouse Merced Summer Theatre students to shine this weekend

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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.

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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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