Merced, California

What is Merced, California known for?


home building

in Merced have lost 62% of their value from the second quarter of 2006, when they peaked at $336,743, the biggest drop anywhere in the country, according to data provided to Forbes by Local Market Monitor, a Cary, North-Carolina-based real-estate research firm. Earlier, home building and buying grew exponentially in Merced, but the metro still suffers from an elevated 14.2% unemployment rate (Dec 2013)


excellent speed

run in six games. Murphy's biggest offensive year came in 1984, where he hit 33 home runs and drove in 88 runs. Murphy also drew many walks, and had excellent speed on the base paths. He stole 26 bases in both 1980 and 1982. http: www.tomsusan.com tom alltimeathletics.aspx Murphy was born in Merced (Merced, California), California, about 120 miles from Oakland (Oakland, California). After graduating from Antelope Valley High School in Lancaster, California, Murphy was drafted in the 15th round in the 1973 draft by the Oakland Athletics. He came up to the majors for the first time in 1978 at age 23. He would spend the large bulk of his career with Oakland. '''Raymond Neal Haynes, Jr.''' (born August 26, 1954 in Merced, California) is a Republican (Republican Party (United States)) politician from the state of California. History In pre-Hispanic times Somoto was populated by Olmecs and Aztecs who emigrated from Mexico. The Merced (Merced, California) Somoto Sister City Committee was formed in 1988 by members of the Merced Central America Support Group, who were matched with Somoto by the Nicaraguan Embassy. Merced-Somoto History In March 1992 were granted official Sister City status by a unanimous vote of the Merced City Council. The league had originally targeted eight teams and considered 10-12 potential sites, they were Chico (Chico, California); Fresno (Fresno, California); Lodi (Lodi, California); Long Beach (Long Beach, California); Merced (Merced, California); Oceanside (Oceanside, California); Oxnard (Oxnard, California); Palm Springs (Palm Springs, California); Redding (Redding, California); Rohnert Park, California; Sacramento (Sacramento, California); San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, California); Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, California); St. George, Utah; Yuba City, California; Yuma, Arizona; and Henderson, Nevada. * '''1916 (1916 in rail transport)''' – After a bankruptcy, the St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad is reorganized as the St. Louis - San Francisco Railway (often called the "Frisco"). * '''1945 (1945 in rail transport)''' – The Yosemite Valley Railroad, which had operated between Merced, California, and Yosemite National Park, runs its last trains. The '''''Merced Sun-Star''''' is a daily broadsheet newspaper printed in Merced, California, in the United States. It has an estimated circulation of 20,000 copies. The newspaper is published every day except for Sundays.


team taking

television market. The television station's airwaves extend northward to Mariposa, California and the southern Sierra Nevada (Sierra Nevada (U.S.)), and sometimes can be received to the south in Kern County (Kern County, California) for those who live about north of Bakersfield. '''Jeff Ball''' (born April 17, 1969 in Merced, California) is the assistant general manager of the Atlantic City Surf professional baseball team, taking the position on March 21, 2007 after being


television movie

lived as "Dennis Parnell" with his kidnapper, Kenneth Parnell, until Parnell kidnapped another child, Timmy White. Stayner would be reunited with his family at age 14 after he and White went to the police in Ukiah, California. The story became a book and a 1988 television movie, with the title ''I Know My First Name Is Steven'' Mike Echols, ''I Know My First Name Is Steven'' (Pinnacle Books, 1991). p36; "Vast Hunt on For Missing Merced Boy", ''Oakland Tribune'', December 8, 1972, p30 *Ramón Ernesto Cruz, who had been elected President of Honduras in 1971, was overthrown in a coup led by the Army. General Oswaldo López Arellano, who had handed power over to Cruz following the election, returned to office as President. "Honduras President Is Ousted", ''Oakland Tribune'', December 4, 1972, p6 '''Catheys Valley''' (formerly, '''Cathay''' and '''Cathey's Valley''') is a census-designated place The '''''Merced Sun-Star''''' is a daily broadsheet newspaper printed in Merced, California, in the United States. It has an estimated circulation of 20,000 copies. The newspaper is published every day except for Sundays.


run movie

located in Applegate, a live stage theater downtown (:Commons:Category:Merced, CA, Downtown), two first run movie theaters, The Mainzer Theater which is known for its historic and architectural value, County Courthouse Museum (:Commons:Category:Merced, CA, Historic Courthouse) circa 1889, the Merced Multicultural Arts Center and the County Library (:Commons:Category:Merced, CA, County Library). Though still growing, Merced has several shopping areas including the Merced Mall, anchored by Target (Target Corporation), Sears (Sears, Roebuck and Company), JCPenney and Kohl's, a strip mall located on the city's northwest side which includes Best Buy, Barnes & Noble, Lowe's, Wal-Mart, and several restaurants. Merced's Main Street contains several restaurants, a movie theater, and other assorted shops. Also within a short distance from the city limits are the Castle Air Museum, Lake Yosemite, and Merced Falls. Merced is also the headquarters of Malibu Boats, a manufacturer of inboard boats. The city of Merced along with its surrounding cities are serviced by the ''Merced Sun-Star'' and the ''Merced County Times''. The ''Sun-Star'' daily newspaper has a circulation of over 20,000 in the Merced area and the Times weekly newspaper has a circulation of over 5,000. thumb 250px Main Street in Merced California (File:Main Street Merced.JPG) Homes at the median level in Merced have lost 62% of their value from the second quarter of 2006, when they peaked at $336,743, the biggest drop anywhere in the country, according to data provided to Forbes by Local Market Monitor, a Cary, North-Carolina-based real-estate research firm. Earlier, home building and buying grew exponentially in Merced, but the metro still suffers from an elevated 14.2% unemployment rate (Dec 2013) The '''''Merced Sun-Star''''' is a daily broadsheet newspaper printed in Merced, California, in the United States. It has an estimated circulation of 20,000 copies. The newspaper is published every day except for Sundays.


career amp

accessdate 2009-09-15 *Thad Tillotson - MLB baseball player for the New York Yankees *Rick Williams (baseball b. 1952) - MLB Pitcher, Houston Astros, 1978-1979. http: houston.astros.mlb.com team player.jsp?player_id 124334#gameType 'R'&sectionType career&statType 2&season 2014&level 'ALL' Sports * UC Merced (Bobcats)- softball and other athletic programs. http: www.ucmercedbobcats.com ref>


yosemite village

, California Mariposa , and Yosemite (Yosemite Village, California), as well as the northern San Joaquin Valley (part of California's Central Valley (California Central Valley)) and the Sierra Foothills. It was created in a split with area code 916 as a flash-cut on October, 26, 1957, at 12PM. The southern half was split into area code 559 when 209 was split on November 14, 1998. Legacy Merced Army Airfield in Merced, California, was renamed Castle Air Force


family community

; As the Hmong settlement matured and the Hmong children gained English language skills, the town's overall attitude began to be more accepting of the Hmong community. This acceptance is reflected in various services provided to the Hmong community. This includes the Merced Lao Family Community Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides social services to Hmong people, The '''''Merced Sun-Star''''' is a daily broadsheet newspaper printed in Merced, California, in the United States. It has an estimated circulation of 20,000 copies. The newspaper is published every day except for Sundays.


training including

of Aeronautics''' is an aviation flight school headquartered in Livermore, California. It operates two training facilities. The largest is at the Livermore Municipal Airport. The other facility is located at the former Castle Air Force Base in Merced, California. Sierra Academy is also contracted by several foreign air carriers to perform pilot training, including Shanghai Airlines. '''209''' is the North American telephone ''' Telephone numbering plan area code


athletic programs

accessdate 2009-09-15 *Thad Tillotson - MLB baseball player for the New York Yankees *Rick Williams (baseball b. 1952) - MLB Pitcher, Houston Astros, 1978-1979. http: houston.astros.mlb.com team player.jsp?player_id 124334#gameType 'R'&sectionType career&statType 2&season 2014&level 'ALL' Sports * UC Merced (Bobcats)- softball and other athletic programs. http: www.ucmercedbobcats.com ref>

Merced, California

'''Merced''' is a city in, and the county seat of, Merced County, California in the San Joaquin Valley of Northern California. As of 2014, the city had a population of 81,130. Incorporated on April 1, 1889, Merced is a charter city that operates under a council-manager government (Council-Manager government). It is named after the Merced River, which flows nearby.

Merced, known as the "Gateway to Yosemite (Yosemite Valley)," is less than two hours by automobile from Yosemite National Park to the east and Monterey Bay, the Pacific Ocean, and several beaches to the west. The community is served by the rail passenger service Amtrak (Merced (Amtrak station)), a major airline through Merced Regional Airport, and three bus lines. It is approximately from Los Angeles.

In 2005, the city became home to the tenth University of California campus, University of California, Merced (UCM), the first research university built in the U.S. in the 21st century. UC Merced – Mission Statement

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