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Lead prosecutor enters politics to improve city

Times Contributing Writer
August 25, 2016

Matt Serratto says he wants to devote his life to doing something positive — making Merced better. Serratto, 36, is running for the Merced City Council in November's election, to represent District 5 which includes the northern portion of the city.     MORE>

Merced city manager meets with local Tea Party members

August 25, 2016

UC Merced’s 2020 Plan, UC Merced’s impact on the downtown area, water issues, proposed sales tax for transportation, rental housing shortage in Merced, homeless solutions, and economic development were among the subjects discussed when Steve Carrigan was hosted by the Merced-Atwater Tea Party during its Aug. 18 meeting at Atwater’s VFW Hall.
Sam Palmer, who led the Tea Party meeting, introduced Carrigan as "the new Merced City Manager, who started in January."  

This Could Power Merced County Through 21st Century

By  John Derby
Times Publisher
August 25, 2016

Looking at the future of Merced County, the UC Merced Development and the Revenue Sharing Agreement between Merced County and its cities, is so important it could power this county through the 21st Century.      MORE>

Label Technology named ‘Green Business of the Year’

By  John Derby
Times Publisher
August 4, 2016

Sometimes it seems like all you have to do is start a business in your garage and it will turn into a big success.
John Bankson, founder of Label Technology, did just that with his first labeling machine — and now his company is one of the largest in Merced County.   

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