Posted on: June 14, 2017

2017-2018 Property Value Assessments

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Legal Limitations

California Government Code Section 6254.21 prohibits the display of home addresses or telephone numbers of any elected or appointed official on the Internet by any state or local agency without first obtaining the written permission of th...

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Assessor - Newsroom

Posted on: August 4, 2017

Proposition 8

Proposition 8

In 1978, California voters passed Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment to Article XIII A that allows a temporary reduction in assessed value when real property suffers a decline in value. A decline in value occurs when ...

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Assessor - Outreach and Community

Posted on: September 22, 2017

BHRS Accepting Public Comment on MHSA Three-Year Plan

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Merced County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (MCBHRS) has opened a 30-day public viewing and comment period for its current Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) – Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Through 2019-2020 Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan. Welfa...

Read on about MHSA Three-Year Plan

Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

Posted on: September 19, 2017

Bill Olson Appointed New Chief Investigator for Merced DA Office

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Bill Olson has been promoted to the Chief Investigator position with the Merced County District Attorney’s Bureau of Investigations, announced District Attorney Larry D. Morse II. Olson replaces Pat Lunney, who recently retired after serving as chief inve...

Read more about Bill's promotion

Printable release District Attorney
Posted on: September 11, 2017

District Attorney Announces Conviction Review Unit

Conviction Review Unit

District Attorney Larry D. Morse II announced today that he has designated a Conviction Review Unit to review post-conviction claims of actual innocence and has formalized a process to review such claims.

The Unit will review primarily convictions involvin...

Read more about the Conviction Review Unit

Printable release District Attorney
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Ten Parents Arrested for Failing to Send Their Kids to School

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Ten parents were arrested last week and charged with failing to send their kids to school as part of a countywide truancy sweep coordinated by the Merced County District Attorney’s office and the Merced County Office of Education, District Attorney Larry ...

Read more about the SARB Sweep

District Attorney

Posted on: September 19, 2017

General District Election - Public Notice

Public Notice

November 7, 2017 General District Election

Last Day to Register to Vote

  • October 23, 2017 is the last day to register to vote.  Postmarks are acceptable

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Processing

  • On or before October 10, 2017 signatures on returned vote-by-mail b...
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Elections

Posted on: August 23, 2017

7th Annual Los Banos Tomato Festival

Los Banos Tomato Festival

Check out all the events at the Los Banos Fairgrounds!  Contests, shows, cooking demonstrations, food, vendors and of course Tomatoes!!

7th Annual Los Banos Tomato Festival Elections Community and Outreach

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Con valentia y corazon

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Adentro encontrara mas de 20 estrategias para aydara a los niños a sentirse seguros. Consejos para padres y cuidadores, y 4 paginas de actividades para los niños!



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Posted on: August 8, 2017

First 5 Merced County Awards Funding to Support Families

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The First 5 Merced County Commission awarded $1,026,802 to agencies in Merced County to support families with children 0-5 years old at its July 10 and August 14, 2017 meetings.

The seven programs all support families raising their children in safe, stable...

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First 5 Merced County website First 5 - Latest News
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Care, Cope, Connect

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Care, Cope, Connect has more than 20 ways to help kids feel safe and secure.  It provides self-care tips for parents and caregivers, and contains 4 activity pages just for kids!



Care, Cope, Connect PDF First 5 - Latest News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

General Mini-Grants Program Accepting Applications!

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The First 5 Merced County 2017/18 General Mini-Grants Program application materials are now available. 

This program provides one-time grants to support local projects, trainings and events benefiting children 0-5 years old and their families anyw...

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First 5 Merced County Funding Opportunities First 5 - Latest News

Posted on: August 8, 2017

Property Tax Postponement For Senior, Blind, or Disabled Citizens

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The State Controller’s Property Tax Postponement Program returned in 2016 after being suspended by the Legislature in 2009. The program allows homeowners who are seniors, blind or have a disability to defer current-year property taxes on their principal r...

Read more about property tax postponement

Additional Info about property tax postponement Latest News
Posted on: August 8, 2017

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Upcoming Board of Retirement Elections

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On December 31, 2017, the terms for three MCERA Retirement Board seats will end. These seats include one of the Board’s Miscellaneous members, a Retired member and a Retired Alternate member. MCERA board member terms are for three years, except for the Co...

Read on about board of retirement elections...

Latest News
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality

Please come to the Merced County Library for an exciting virtual reality experience.

Who :  For ages 13 & Up.

When : Tuesdays 11 am to 1 pm and Saturdays 3 to 5 pm.

Where : Stoddard Room, 3rd Floor

How To attend : Limited slot available, Sign up ...

Read on Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Latest News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

General Mini-Grants Program Accepting Applications!

Image of a dollar sign in a comment bubble. Text says: Got a great idea for young children? Receive

The First 5 Merced County 2017/18 General Mini-Grants Program application materials are now available. 

This program provides one-time grants to support local projects, trainings and events benefiting children 0-5 years old and their families anyw...

Read More about Mini Grants...

First 5 Merced County website Latest News
Posted on: August 8, 2017

First 5 Merced County Awards Funding to Support Families

Mother and father sitting at the base of a tree with a baby. The baby has a set of blocks in front o

The First 5 Merced County Commission awarded $801,802 to agencies in Merced County to support families with children 0-5 years old at its July 10, 2017 meeting.

The four programs all support families raising their children in safe, stable, and nurturing ho...

Read More about First 5 Funding...

First 5 Merced County website Latest News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

2017-2018 Property Value Assessments

House With Magnifying Glass

Legal Limitations

California Government Code Section 6254.21 prohibits the display of home addresses or telephone numbers of any elected or appointed official on the Internet by any state or local agency without first obtaining the written permission of th...

Read More About Property Value Assessments

Latest News

Posted on: September 21, 2017

Wildlife Express "Bird is the Word" @ Merced Library

Bird is the Word


Candace Sigmond, Education Coordinator for Grassland Environmental Education Center, will be at the Merced Library to teach children from pre-k thto age 14 about birds.

Library News
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Story Time @ Atwater Library with Atwater Rocks!!

Story Time with Atwater Rocks

Story time at the library with Atwater Rocks! 

Come join us for story time at the library with Atwater Rocks where we put a new twist to reading with painted rocks.

Enjoying old books with a new outlook interacting while reading classic children’s ...

Story Time @ Atwater Library with Atwater Rocks!

Library News
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Computer Classes

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From 4:30-5:00 PM a staff member will be available to assist with your computer related questions or issues.

Followed by a class on the topic of the week from 5:00-5:30PM. Classes will cover the following topics:

  • Computer Basics 
    • Overview of hardwar...
Join us on Tuesday afternoons

Library News
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Teen Read Week: Unleash Your Story

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Teen Read Week: Unleash YOUR Story

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Teen Read Week: Unleash Your Story

Library News
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Saturday Family Story Time @ Merced

Saturday Family Story Time

Saturday Family Story Time @ Merced Library

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Saturday Family Story Time

Library News
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Story Time @ Merced Library

Merced Story Time

Story Time @ Merced Library

BABIES

This is a lapsit program for babies ages 6 months to 18 months old and their caregivers. Come enjoy books, rhymes, bounces and playtime.

Wednesdays @ 10:30 am

           ...

Story Times @ Merced

Library News
Posted on: September 7, 2017

PAWS Reading @ Atwater Library

PAWS Reading @ Atwater Library

PAWS Reading @ Atwater Library

Starting September 30th at 11 :00 am Twice a month, every other Saturday.

PAWS Reading Library News
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Children's Halloween Costume Swap!!

Halloween Costume Swap

Merced County Library Presents Its First Children’s 

Halloween Costume Swap! 

(Save money this year by swapping a costume instead of buying new)

Costume Drop-Off Date : Wednesday, September 27, 2017 

Costume drop off Time: ...

The Great Halloween Costume Swap

Facebook Link Library News
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Get Your Flu Shots

Get Your Flu Shots

Merced County Community Flu Clinic

Gustine Public Library

GET YOUR FLU SHOTS

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017

10:00 am till Noon

205 6th St. Gustine, CA

  •  Flu shots will be offered to all persons 6 months of age and older 
  •  All private Insuran...
Get Your Flu Shots

Library News
Posted on: August 22, 2017

After School Movie Special @ Merced Library

After School Movie Special

After School Movie Special @ Merced County Library!

Starting October 2017

Join us for Family Friendly movies

2nd Tuesday Every month

4-6 pm in the Little Theater

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Library News
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality

Please come to the Merced County Library for an exciting virtual reality experience.

Who :  For ages 13 & Up.

When : Tuesdays 11 am to 1 pm and Saturdays 3 to 5 pm.

Where : Stoddard Room, 3rd Floor

How To attend : Limited slot available, Sign up ...

Read on Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Library News

Posted on: August 17, 2017

Upcoming Board of Retirement Elections

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On December 31, 2017, the terms for three MCERA Retirement Board seats will end. These seats include one of the Board’s Miscellaneous members, a Retired member and a Retired Alternate member. MCERA board member terms are for three years, except for the Co...

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Merced County Employees' Retirement Association (MCERA)
Posted on: August 17, 2017

2017 Interest

Interest

An MCERA member’s account is credited interest on June 30th and December 31st of each year based on the previous six month’s balance, investment earnings, and according to MCERA’s interest crediting policy. Please note that although interest and account b...

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Merced County Employees' Retirement Association (MCERA)
Posted on: August 15, 2017

2017 COLAs

COLAs

The annual cost of living adjustment (COLA) that Tier 1 members may receive is effective April each year and is first payable in April's month-end check. This annual increase is based on changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) of the San Francisco-Oakla...

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Merced County Employees' Retirement Association (MCERA)

Posted on: September 22, 2017

BHRS Accepting Public Comment on MHSA Three-Year Plan

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Merced County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (MCBHRS) has opened a 30-day public viewing and comment period for its current Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) – Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Through 2019-2020 Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan. Welfa...

Read on about MHSA Three-Year Plan

Merced County News and Information
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Applicants Sought for Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee (VAAC)

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The Merced County Registrar of Voters is seeking people interested in becoming members of the local Voting Accessibility Advisory Committee (VAAC). The local committee provides a forum for the community to advise, assist, and voice concerns and provide re...

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Printable News Release for VAAC Merced County News and Information
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Applicants Sought for Language Accessibility Advisory Committee (LAAC)

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Registrar of Voters Barbara J. Levey announced that the Merced County Registrar of Voters Language Accessibility Advisory Committee (LAAC) is now accepting membership applications. The LAAC is an all-volunteer committee established to advise on issues rel...

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Printable News Release for LAAC Merced County News and Information
Posted on: December 26, 2016

Merced County Community Clean-up Program

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The Merced County Department of Public Works, in coordination with each Municipal Advisory Council, announces the annual Community Clean-up Event schedule. 

Community Clean-ups allow local residents to dispose of tires, appliances and other common...

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Printable News Release for Community Clean-Up Merced County News and Information

Posted on: June 14, 2017

Vaccine Clinic

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A variety of services are available at the Merced County Public Health Clinics located in Merced and Los Banos. Services include Immunizations, Tuberculosis (TB) testing and treatment and HIV Case Management.

Below are some very effective ways to help prot...

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Additional Info about Vaccine Clinics Public Health - Latest News

Posted on: January 18, 2012

Delhi man arrested after Merced deputies find gun, drugs

A Delhi man was arrested Sunday after Merced County Sheriff's deputies found a handgun, cocaine and several containers of beer in his truck

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Pay your taxes using FREE e-checks!

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Credit Card- 2.35% convenience fee.

Pay Your Taxes Treasurer - Tax Collector - Articles of Interest
Posted on: August 8, 2017

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Be up to date with The Merced County Tax Collectors upcoming auctions, property tax due dates and more!

Sign Up for Tax Reminders Treasurer - Tax Collector - Articles of Interest
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Property Tax Postponement For Senior, Blind, or Disabled Citizens

State of California - State Controllers Office Seal

The State Controller’s Property Tax Postponement Program returned in 2016 after being suspended by the Legislature in 2009. The program allows homeowners who are seniors, blind or have a disability to defer current-year property taxes o...

Read more about property tax postponement

Additional Info about property tax postponement Treasurer - Tax Collector - Articles of Interest