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City ponders growth near UC Merced, annexations

Merced leaders started a conversation this week that will lead to arguably the most important decisions the city will make in terms of growth, new service areas and lasting impact for all residents. The City Council is considering the most recent annexation proposals, the process in which they are developed and reviewed, and the big question…

Knox, Ornelas, Smith face off in race to fill District 1 seat

One of the main reasons Merced moved to district voting for City Council positions was to allow for more cultural and ethnic diversity on the leadership dais by providing equal access to the city’s political process. This November, the people of District 1 will choose their representative leader among three ethnically diverse candidates. They…

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