The 2018 Miss Merced County's passion for agriculture led her to winning the crown and becoming a more visible advocate for the industry, she said.
Golden Valley senior Amenah Munoz was named the Central California Conference MVP after leading the Cougars in scoring.
The Merced County Office of Education released its annual education report Thursday.
Nearly two months after marijuana became legal in California only about 1 percent of the state's known growers have been licensed, according to a report from a cannabis-business group.
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