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Soria aims for improved roads, safety for District 4

Jim Soria is counting on 30 years of public safety experience, coupled with his past tenure as a City Council member and mayor in Livingston, to help him connect with voters and convince them he’s the man to represent District 4 on the Merced County Board of Supervisors. “My background is in law enforcement and code enforcement,” Soria will…

Pacheco kicks off campaign for District 1 supervisor

Jim Pacheco, a retired Merced County Sheriff’s sergeant with a long history in local law enforcement efforts, kicked off his campaign for the District 1 seat on the Merced County Board of Supervisors last week during an event with supporters at Vista Ranch and Cellars on Highway 140. Pacheco will be facing incumbent Supervisor…

Merced residents remember victims of deadly violence

Merced residents sent a unifying message that deadly violence in the community must be stopped as they took part in the annual Riley Brothers Victims’ Remembrance Walk on Oct. 14. The annual walk is held on the second Saturday of October each year to remember the lives of loved ones that were lost to violence.  The event and…

Catholic Charities, Bishop Brennan honor OLM School

The banquet hall of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church was filled with supporters last Saturday to cheer on the local Our Lady of Mercy School during the Harvest of Hope dinner organized by Catholic Charities. This annual event celebrates the generosity of local residents, as well as highlights individual efforts, groups and…