Merced County Times Newspaper
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Mayor Murphy eyes run for Congress

Merced Mayor Mike Murphy is “seriously considering” entering the 2020 race for the District 16 seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. “We’ve had a lot of success here in Merced and that success has been bipartisan, and I think those same principals would go a long way in Washington, D.C.,” Murphy told the Times. “I haven’t reached a…

Registration, Census Fest planned for UCM students

On Monday, Sept. 23, the Latino Community Foundation (LCF), UC Merced and California Secretary of State Alex Padilla will join forces to host a region-wide festival with nearly 1,000 youth to kick off National Voter Registration Day and 2020 census. The National Voter Registration and Census Festival will take place at the UC Merced campus, 5200…

Funds on way for city repairs, improvements

Atwater city leaders on Monday night announced numerous projects for repairs, improvements, and beautification that will be taking place throughout the city in the months to come. Coming to a grand total of $144.44 mill, the council noted that the vast majority of the money comes to them in the form of grants, investments, or other resources from…

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