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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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 P...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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Latest News
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Virtual Reality

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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 ...

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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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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 $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...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

2017-2018 Property Value Assessments

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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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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 P...

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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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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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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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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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