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Organic waste law highlights urban-rural divide

County residents could be facing higher garbage fees next year, the result of another state regulation that has some local officials calling for pushback against lawmakers in Sacramento. The regulations center around organic waste – stuff like potato peels, garden trimmings and paper products – which residents and businesses will soon have to…

County Probation highlights programs to help at-risk youth

County probation officials were upbeat Tuesday while presenting a report to the Merced County Board of Supervisors on progress made in the local juvenile justice system. Every year counties around California are required to provide updates on their juvenile justice programs. It’s part of a system of state funding under the Juvenile Justice Crime…

Nominate your favorite community volunteer

The Merced County Board of Supervisors appreciates the hard work and efforts of the many volunteers in Merced County. In recognition of their work, the Board of Supervisors is accepting nominations for exemplary volunteers within our community. Volunteers are an essential part of the community. The Board encourages members of the community to…