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Merced College honors Ben and RoseMary Parga Duran

Celebrating continued growth and work in the community, as well as honoring two local education leaders, the Merced College Foundation held its 10th annual State of the College address and luncheon on April 25 at the Business Resource Center in downtown Merced. Hundreds of notable dignitaries, business owners, and politicians…

Victims Rights Ceremony celebrates community, hope

The Merced County District Attorney’s office maintained their annual tradition of presenting the Victim Right’s Ceremony at Courthouse Park on Tuesday. The ceremony, which takes place during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, is an opportunity for the community to come together in both grief and solidarity. District Attorney…

Supervisors head up Town Halls

Supervisors Lloyd Pareira and Daron McDaniel met with local residents in the communities of Winton and Atwater in recent days as part of the annual Merced County Town Hall series. Pareira, who represents District 4, led a town hall event at Winton Community Hall. The event was an opportunity for the community to ask questions and…

Latest numbers on homeless show decline in Merced area

Leaders within the county’s Continuum of Care (CoC) governing board were set to adopt this week an official report from the 2024 Point-in-Time Count of this region’s sheltered and unsheltered individuals — and the data shows encouraging progress for the Merced area, where significant resources are concentrated. According to the…