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Pacheco kicks off campaign for District 1 supervisor

Jim Pacheco, a retired Merced County Sheriff’s sergeant with a long history in local law enforcement efforts, kicked off his campaign for the District 1 seat on the Merced County Board of Supervisors last week during an event with supporters at Vista Ranch and Cellars on Highway 140. Pacheco will be facing incumbent Supervisor…

Board of Supervisors approves $1.17 billion budget

By John Miller & Jonathan Whitaker The Merced County Board of Supervisors unanimously gave a final thumbs up to a record $1.7 billion budget for fiscal year 2023-24 on Tuesday, prioritizing public safety and making key investments in capital improvement projects and parks. It’s the second straight year the $1 billion mark was reached.  “That…