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EarthTalk: Green School Buses

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that school buses cause a lot of pollution, especially for the kids riding inside. Is anyone making greener school buses yet? -- JM   Now that school is back in ses…
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NFESH's CEO Honored for Lifetime Achievement

We at NFESH are pleased and proud to announce that 'Enid A. Borden', our Founder and CEO, is the recipient of the 2019 Arthur S. Flemming Award, an honor bestowed annually by ADvancing States (former…
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Election Information for March 3, 2020

Barbara Levey, Merced County Registrar of Voters, announced today that, in accordance with the provisions of the Elections Code of the State of California, an election will be held in Merced County o…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Let the Numbers Do the Talking

We have used this space numerous times in the past to talk about our What A Waste initiative and the benefit that it has been to congregate nutrition programs across the country. Four years after we …
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Meals on Wheels America News - Hockey, Drums and Broadway? Redefining Senior Citizenship

Happy Senior Citizens Day!You are a champion for seniors every day — and we know Senior Citizens Day is no different! We wanted to share a story with you about one of our favorite seniors to celebrat…
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The Merced County Tax Collector is Going Green!

The Merced County Tax Collector’s Office has a new e-Tax Bill service that allows taxpayers to sign up for electronic billing. For those who sign up, this service will eliminate paper bills and allow…
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Merced County Connection Newsletter - Video Edition

Click Here to view the Merced County Connection Newsletter - Video Edition
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Merced County - Cooling Zones Available

With the heat index expected to top 105 degrees today (Wednesday) through Friday, several cooling zones will be open to help residents cope with the heat. The following locations will be available …
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America's Best: 10 Amazing Family-Friendly Hotels and Resorts

Are you dreaming about your next vacation? It's time to get inspired. From stunning mountain resorts to waterfront treasures, check out our picks for America's best hotels and resorts for families.  …
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August Is Child Support Awareness Month

The Merced County Department of Child Support Services recognizes August as Child Support Awareness Month, and is showing their appreciation to families all month long. On Wednesday, August 7, 2019,…
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Sweet Treats: 10 of America's Must-Visit Ice Cream Parlors

Chocolate? Vanilla? Black cherry swirl? Salted butter caramel? We can almost hear your stomach rumbling! Cool off with a delicious with a delicious scoop from America's best ice cream parlors. Read m…
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Calling All Bookworms: The Top 10 Bookstores in America

From political shops in the heart of Washington, D.C., to literary havens nestled away in New Orleans, get lost for a few hours in America's most amazing bookstores. 
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Merced County - Cooling Zones Available

With the heat index expected to reach 105 degrees this week, several cooling zones will be open to help residents cope with the heat. The following locations will be available during specified time…
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Draft of Groundwater Sustainability Plan for Merced Subbasin Available for Public Review and Comment

Over the past 18 months, the three Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) in the Merced Subbasin have worked together to develop a Draft Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) that is now availabl…
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Meals on Wheels America News - Could You Live on $228 Per Week?

Poverty has an overwhelming grip on seniors across America.6.9 million seniors are struggling to make ends meet. The cost of living continues to rise. Retirement savings dwindle over time. Bills pile…
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