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When was the last time you voted?

By Lee Pevsner If the answer is NEVER, you better be 12 years old, or not a citizen of the USA. The turnout in Merced County for the last election which occurred in November 2018 was 61.44 percent. That is pretty good for us. Usually we really suck at voting. “My vote is not going to do any good,” you say. Really? Talk to…

Soria says 16th District needs new perspective

By Mike Biddison To whom much is given, much is required. That’s the code Esmerelda Soria’s mother drilled into her as the girl grew up in Tulare County. Born in the City of Lindsay, a first generation U.S. citizen to her Mexican immigrant farmworker parents, Soria now sits on the Fresno City Council. For the past 6 months, though, she…

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