What:  A ceremony to celebrate the official dedication of the new Robert M. Falasco Justice Center in Los Banos for the Superior Court of Merced County. The ceremony is open to the public.

Who:  The ceremony will include remarks by: Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, California Supreme Court; Presiding Judge Brian L. McCabe, Superior Court of Merced County; Mayor Mike Villalta, City of Los Banos; and Jerry O’Banion, Merced County Board of Supervisors, Fifth District

When:  Friday, September 16, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Limited tours of the courthouse will be available immediately following the dedication.

Where:  Superior Court of Merced County, Los Banos Courthouse (outside quad area), 1159 G Street, Los Banos

Why:  The courthouse officially opens for business on Monday, September 19. Funded through Senate Bill 1407, the new building will provide a secure and functionally appropriate courthouse, and expand court services in western Merced County.

For more information, see the project fact sheet or visit the California court’s website at http://www.courts.ca.gov/facilities-merced-losbanos.htm.