The tower atop the old Merced County Courthouse is viewed from the Shannon Parcade, backed by moving storm clouds, on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, in Merced. The city ranked No. 47, up from No. 71 last year, on the Santa Monica-based Milken Institute’s 2015 list of Best Performing Cities. Milken uses a formula incorporating job growth, wage growth and improvements in high-tech industries, among other factors.
The tower atop the old Merced County Courthouse is viewed from the Shannon Parcade, backed by moving storm clouds, on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, in Merced. The city ranked No. 47, up from No. 71 last year, on the Santa Monica-based Milken Institute’s 2015 list of Best Performing Cities. Milken uses a formula incorporating job growth, wage growth and improvements in high-tech industries, among other factors. Christopher Winterfeldt cwinterfeldt@mercedsunstar.com
The tower atop the old Merced County Courthouse is viewed from the Shannon Parcade, backed by moving storm clouds, on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, in Merced. The city ranked No. 47, up from No. 71 last year, on the Santa Monica-based Milken Institute’s 2015 list of Best Performing Cities. Milken uses a formula incorporating job growth, wage growth and improvements in high-tech industries, among other factors. Christopher Winterfeldt cwinterfeldt@mercedsunstar.com