Frightmare Farms serves up the Halloween scares

Those looking to celebrate Halloween by screaming their heads off don’t have to look far in Merced County, as Frightmare Farms is once again serving up a healthy slice of creepy clowns, grinning ghouls, hungry zombies and a wide variety of things that go bump in the night.


Merced Sun-Star gets a major upgrade

Welcome to the new mercedsunstar.com, the digital home of the Merced Sun-Star. Navigate around a bit and you’ll notice a completely new site that loads faster and is “responsive” – meaning it automatically fits any size screen, whether viewed on a smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer.

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Valley roads get ‘poor’ grades

A growing number of city streets and county roads across California are deteriorating faster than local government budgets can maintain them, according to a report released Tuesday by the League of California Cities and the California State Association of Counties. Roads across much of Merced County got moderate ratings, but Merced and Dos Palos received poor ratings, the equivalent of an “F.”

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