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Merced Superior Court welcomes David Hood to bench

The Honorable Judge David Hood was sworn into the Merced County Superior Court bench by Judge Jennifer O. Trimble during a ceremony held on Thursday, Aug. 24. Prior to his appointment, Judge Hood served as a Legal Research Attorney at the Stanislaus County Superior Court since 2022. He also served as a Deputy County Counsel at the…

Dignity offers local Girl Scouts hands-on look at medical field

Local Girl Scouts under troop leader Hope Meza — all with varying levels of interest in the medical field — were offered a fun and informative look at what types of jobs and responsibilities are found in medicine, with Dignity Health Medical Group’s recent “Teddy Bear Clinic” in Merced. The Scouts were divided into two different…