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DOJ findings on Atwater evidence room released

Key findings from a California Department of Justice (DOJ) report on the Atwater Police Department’s (APD) evidence room were made public Friday afternoon. In February of 2018, the Merced Sheriff’s Department conducted a spot audit of APD’s evidence room at the request of the City of Atwater and found irregularities, a disorganized evidence room,…

Dist. 4 Supervisor Pareira to run for re-election

Lloyd Pareira, the chairman of the Merced County Board of Supervisors, announced this week his candidacy for re-election to the District 4 seat in 2020. Born and raised in Merced County and a lifelong farmer, Pareira was first elected in 2016. “When I first ran, I promised to work to fix our county roads and ensure that we keep our unique…

Le Grand principal goes to Washington

Scott Borba, superintendent/principal of Le Grand Union Elementary School District in Le Grand, recently joined nearly 200 elementary and middle-level educators and leaders from across the country in the nation’s capital for the National Association of Elementary School Principals’ (NAESP) National Leaders Conference. Borba advocated on behalf…

Gray posts satellite office hours for April

Assemblymember Adam Gray announced his Satellite District Office Hours for the month of April 2019. The 21st Assembly District encompasses 8 communities throughout Merced and Stanislaus Counties. “I am committed to making myself available to every person, in every corner of my district. While my offices in Merced and Modesto are open full-time,…