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  1. Merced council approves Pro Lube Oil Change commercial projectRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | The Fresno Bee

    The corner of G and 23rd streets will be the new home to Pro Lube Oil Change Center's corporate office after a unanimous vote by Merced City Council on Monday. The 1.93 acres has been in Merced's possession since the city bought up land preparing for the G Street underpass that allows the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway to pass through without stopping commuters.

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  2. Silent Witness Project ends with peace march on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    The march is the final event for this year's Silent Witness Project, which was formed by the Merced County Human Services and the Valley Crisis Center to promote the domestic violence reduction efforts in the community. Those interested in joining the march should gather at Courthouse Park, where they will make their way to the Boys & Girls Club.

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  3. Reclamation Releases Environmental Documents for San Joaquin Valley...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... water. The groundwater would be delivered to private lands within the Grassland Resources Conservation District in Merced County for refuge water supply needs in the fall of 2014. In exchange, districts in western San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced and ...

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  4. Weekend Merced homicide victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    A man killed over the weekend in Merced was identified Monday as 33-year-old Jonathan Garay, the Merced County Coroner's Office reported. Garay was shot just after 5 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of West Ninth and N streets, the Merced Police Department reported.

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  5. Around TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    The Merced City Fire Department Local 1479 will hold its annual Fill the Boot event to raise money for the Central Valley Muscular Dystrophy Association on Oct. 27 at the intersection of Olive Avenue and G Street from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The firefighters will ask passing motorists to "Fill the Boot" by donating dollars and change as they travel through the intersection. Atwater Christian Life Center will have a revival at 7 p.m. Nov. 1 and 10 a.m. Nov. 2. with guest speaker Ron Bridges of Victory Tabernacle in Cherry Valley.

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  6. Merced surgeon to present breast health seminar TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    Dr. Dortha Chu , a breast surgeon in Merced, will host a breast health seminar Tuesday to try to help women better understand the importance of self-examination and early screenings. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on the third floor of the Mercy Medical Pavilion as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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  7. Former pastor helps people overcome traumatic childhood experiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    Merced Matters appears every Monday. In it we will tell the stories of Mercedians – ordinary people doing extraordinary things, extraordinary people doing ordinary things and a lot in between.

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  8. Merced supervisors to consider first draft of groundwater ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will get its first glimpse of a draft groundwater ordinance that regulates out-of-county sales, in addition to the possible creation of a financial assistance program to help county residents repair dried-up domestic wells. Merced County's water committee, which includes Supervisors John Pedrozo and Hub Walsh, met with various groups throughout the county, including the Farm Bureau, water districts and other stakeholders, to get feedback on the proposed ordinance.

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  9. Merced land sale up for discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    The City Council will consider approving the sale of land at 2322 G St. and hold a protest hearing on proposed refuse rates at its Monday night meeting. The council will meet at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers on the second floor of the Merced Civic Center, 678 W. 18th St. It will consider a purchase agreement between Pro Lube Inc. and the city to sell a parcel of land at G and East 23rd streets.

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  10. Merced Art Hop comes to colorful 2014 closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Fresno Bee

    Helen Pak, 21, of Merced paints a pink flamingo as part of an art installation along Main Street during the Merced Art Hop in downtown Merced, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. An energized, creative atmosphere set the tone on downtown Merced's Main Street on Saturday, as Art Hop came to a colorful close for 2014.

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  11. Giant sequoias may surprise us in a warmer futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Nevada. Some probably will not survive. Jessica Blois, an assistant professor at the University of California at Merced, teaches paleoecology and has studied the response of California mammals to past climate change. She said the biologically ...

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  12. Travis Credit Union offers free seminarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Reporter

    ... a not-for-profit cooperative financial institution serving those who live or work in Alameda, Colusa, Contra Costa, Merced Napa, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, and Yolo counties. Currently, Travis Credit Union is the ...

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  13. 33-year-old man shot to death in MercedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Fresno Bee

    A 33-year-old man suffered fatal injuries after being shot Saturday afternoon near West 9th and N streets, police reported. Police responded to the scene at 5:07 p.m. after receiving a call about a possible assault with a deadly weapon, according to a Merced police press release.

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  14. Many well wishers and supporters stood by those who walked Saturday, offering encouragement.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Fresno Bee

    Hundreds of people turned out in Merced's Applegate Park Saturday morning for the Annual Walk to End Alzheimer's. The goal of the roughly mile-long walk was to raise funds for research in order to fight Alzheimer's Disease, and spread awareness about the illness.

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  15. Best online dissertation writing tutorsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | PR Log

    ... doctoral studies. They include a great deal of rules and regulations in the writing process. PRLog - Oct. 18, 2014 - MERCED, Calif. -- Dissertations are like one integral part of doctoral studies. They include a great deal of rules and regulations ...

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  16. Charges filed in marijuana cultivation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Fresno Bee

    Benjamin M. Harris, 35, has been charged with felony counts of cultivating marijuana, possession of marijuana for sale and manufacturing a controlled substance, the Merced County District Attorney's Office said. Criminal charges were filed Friday against a 35-year-old Merced man accused of cultivating marijuana and manufacturing marijuana-based products for sale, the Merced County District Attorney's Office confirmed.

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  17. Almond Board adopts new rules for pesticide useRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Fresno Bee

    ... income to Stanislaus County growers surged to $1.13 billion last year, according to its agricultural commissioner. Merced and San Joaquin are big players, too. None of that happens without the commercial colonies of European honeybees, trucked from ...

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  18. Irene De La Cruz: Voting gives people a voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Fresno Bee

    ... facing our communities, and to elect the individuals who deal with those issues on our behalf. For example, here in Merced and Los Banos, we are faced with voting or not voting on the district voting system of city council members or keeping the ...

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  19. Defendant repaying theft victims despite pleading not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Fresno Bee

    Shirley Ann Benoy, 57, who was doing business as Golden Charm Tours and Shirley Benoy Tours, allegedly stole money from more than 30 customers, many of whom were senior citizens, according to the complaint filed in Merced Superior Court. A former Merced tour guide charged with stealing thousands of dollars from customers continues to repay victims but has not been convicted of any crime, the Merced County District Attorney's Office confirmed Thursday.

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  20. Prices Revealed For Alpha-Buckley/Bakersfield-Merced, Journal-Envision/Wichita DealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | AllAccess.com

    The price for ALPHA MEDIA's purchase of Top 40 KLLY /OILDALE-BAKERSFIELD, News-Talk simulcast KNZR-A/BAKERSFIELD-KNZR-F/SHAFTER, CA, Rhythmic Oldies KKBB /BAKERSFIELD, Top 40/Rhythmic KHTN /PLANADA-MERCED, CA, and Country KUBB/MARIPOSA-MERCED, CA from BUCKLEY BROADCASTING is $5.8 million, according to the contract filed with the FCC. The dollar amount was not disclosed in the original announcement of the deal.

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