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Merced College honors Bill and Dorothy Bizzini

By John Derby
April 23, 2015

It was a special moment for the Bizzini family of Atwater when Dorothy and Bill received the President’s Medallion from Dr. Ron Taylor, the president of Merced College.
The group of 250 people invited to the luncheon were a virtual “Who’s Who” of Merced County.
Their daughter Karen, an attorney who had graduated from Atwater High School, gave a humorous background speech of what it was like being raised in the Bizzini family.
“Mom was frugal, she reused plastic bags,” Karen said as her syblings Brain, Bruce and Kristen were caught up in the laughter.


County boosts effort for funds to improve jail

By Beverly Barela
April 23, 2015

The Merced County Board of Supervisors this week unanimously approved adding $80,000 to the county’s contract with CGL (Carter Goble Associates) to continue the work on the application for funds for a jail remodel at the John Latorraca facility.   MORE>

Booting Gray Off Committee Was Wrong

By John Derby
April 23, 2015

Last week, Assemblyman Adam Gray was booted off the State Assembly’s Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee after he got the committee’s approval of a bill which would help protect some of the water rights of the valley.   MORE>

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