Merced County Times Newspaper
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The Times Endorses Nicole Silveira For County D.A.

Some say, “Nothing can be done about the crime taking place in our county,” but not all counties in the Central Valley are equal when it comes to repeat offenders who are sent through the revolving door of our justice system. Yes, our courts are overloaded, and our laws have become more lenient. It often seems like the criminals are caught,…

How many waste bins will you have in the future?

Like their counterparts in cities and counties across the state, Merced County Supervisors are facing strict new rules and deadlines to boost organic waste recycling. Specific to Merced County, leaders are being forced to decide if rural residents will have two or three waste containers in the future. The State of California, by way of the…

UC Merced chancellor highlights progress

It was obvious UC Merced Chancellor Juan Sanchez Munoz was both proud of meeting the challenge of the Covid pandemic and optimistic about the future of the university, which is rated as a Top 100 institution of higher education as well a a Top 40 public university. Before a large group of local community leaders last week, Munoz…

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