The Half Dome student housing building at UC Merced has been officially certified for its energy efficiency, the university announced Wednesday. The building got a platinum rating, the highest possible, from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

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Vet housed in Merced highlights homeless successes

Though over the past several years the number of homeless people living in Merced County has continued to grow, advocates say efforts to house them are working. Last month, the coalition of advocates in the Merced County Continuum of Care reported that nearly 900 people are homeless in the county. Just this week, leaders from the Continuum said 232 people have been housed in the past six months.

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