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In 2018, Congress passed several pieces of legislation to provide California farmers with the money and resources they need to continue leading the country in agriculture production. As a third-generation farmer, I know how important it is to be a strong advocate on behalf of our valley’s ag…

At the conclusion of my time as Merced County District Attorney I wanted to take a moment to thank the people of Merced County for the opportunity to serve them these last 12 and a half years as District Attorney and provide an accounting of some of what we accomplished in our efforts to imp…

(Editors note: Novato Chief of Police Adam McGill authored the following column for a Novato newspaper. McGill, a former Newman Chief of Police, submitted the column for local publication upon the request of Mattos Newspapers)

Halloween 2018 is just days away, and most children are preparing for an evening of family fun and enjoyment. Safety is an important part of any outing, and I would like to share with you a few thoughts when planning your Halloween.

Attending school here has been a dream of mine ever since I was a little girl. The university is so close to Pismo, my home away from home. Once I found out that there was a college so close to Pismo, I had it in my sights. I worked hard, kept my grades up, and was finally admitted spring 20…