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Planada Health Center reopens for community

After several months of flood restoration work, Golden Valley Health Centers (GVHC) reopened the Planada Medical Clinic on June 1. Following severe storm damage and flooding in January, the Merced County Office of Emergency Services mandated evacuations of Planada residents. More than 4,000 people were displaced, roads and businesses were closed…

ASMC lifts spirits in Planada with donation drive

During a recent assembly at Planada Elementary School, the Associated Students of Merced College (ASMC) shared the bounty of a recent donation drive meant to help Planada students who lost homes, access to portions of their school, and so much more after their community flooded in January. ASMC President Jose Castillo, Treasurer Marisol…