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The Merced County Department of Workforce Investment reached thousands of job seekers last year, but officials said Tuesday the department is now focusing on the free services it offers businesses.
The Merced County Board of Supervisors today will review a report from the county's Department of Workforce Investment that details the activity at the county's Worknet office and goals for the department.
You're Never Too Young is the theme for the Keen-Agers Luncheon, at noon March 19 at the Atwater Baptist Church, 2124 1st St. The speakers will be Chaplain Steve Heath and Shirley Johnson.
Rep. Jim Costa, D-Fresno, on Monday announces his bid for re-election during a meeting at Courthouse Park in Merced.
The bidding for Merced County's permanent ambulance provider has begun, more than a year after the county canceled an award to a competing ambulance company and restarted the process.
About 45 employers will take résumés during a veterans job fair on Thursday, according to a news release.
A man from North Hollywood was jailed over the weekend in Merced County after a high-speed chase that ended when the suspect's vehicle crashed into a concrete pillar in Atwater, police said.
A man charged with killing a 71-year-old Ballico resident last year is scheduled to appear again next month for a preliminary hearing in Merced County Superior Court.
Merced County officials are looking for nominations for the annual Volunteer Recognition Program, officials announced in a news release this week.
Authorities seized more than 500 marijuana plants this week from a Los Banos home believed to be connected to a large drug trafficking enterprise.
Merced County officials confirmed Friday that criminal background checks are not conducted for all prospective employees.
Prosecutors declined to file charges against a Merced County employee who was arrested a week ago in connection with the discovery by police of numerous firearms and ammunition at her home.
Investigators think a homicide reported last month in Stevinson was a drug-related murder, a spokesman for the Merced County Sheriff's Department confirmed Thursday.
Volunteers from Merced-area nonprofits and public agencies plan to assist anyone looking for help to enroll in the Affordable Care Act this weekend in Merced.