The Biel Ranch Centennial

By Irene Hurner The Albert Biel family of Los Banos has had its roots in California since 1879.  The family has witnessed many changes in the state throughout that time. Leaving Germany in 1869, Fredrick Hoeflein and his family traveled…

Lions host installation dinner

By Diana Ingram When I entered the reception room upstairs at Pea Soup Anderson’s Saturday June 17th ,I was presented a plastic lei. That token welcomed me to the Hawaiian theme dinner dance Installation of the Lions 2012/2103 board of…

Reminiscing with Mariann

Ned T Ryan, Habitat for Humanity Ned Ryan is the President of Habitat for Humanity for the Westside of Merced County.  Mr. Ryan became a volunteer for the Habitat for Humanity Merced affiliate in 1995, the program appealed to him…