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Resurfaced Dunne Park tennis courts open for use

City of Hollister crews recently finished work at park west of downtown

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New Ag Commissioner 'a good fit' for San Benito County

Karen Overstreet brings experience, goals to position

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Hollister School District seeks bond measure oversight committee members

Hollister School District seeking applications to fill seats on Measure M Committee

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Change Makers Event Invite

Elvira Zaragoza Robinson to be honored as 2015 Change Maker

Youth Alliance Change Makers Dinner will celebrate community servant for her work helping effect change and create a more peaceful community for youth

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Hollister Youth Alliance Case Manager David Gutierrez advocates for local kids during a town hall meeting April 23, while Mayor Ignacio Velazquez and others of the community consider his concerns.

Community meeting explores countywide concerns

Community members are encouraged to request a survey about local needs

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Silicon Valley Gives Back to San Benito County

Day of giving doubles every dollar donated to local charities

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File image by Flickr user Stig Nygaard shows skateboarder.

City approves $88K for skate park equipment

Equipment will be used at upgraded facility for skaters

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Report: Pinnacles contributes millions to economy

Nearly 200,000 visitors spent more than $11 million during their visits to the park last year

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Women of Worth Strive events to aid local job seekers

Diane Diaz Hopkins Insurance will host a clothing drive on Friday evening to benefit local women seeking employment.

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Image by Jason McCormick shows courthouse in San Benito County.

County-funded legal team to stop representing ex-county supervisor Scagliotti

Longstanding efforts in defense of former supervisor could abruptly end as defense team aims to avoid conflict of interest

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The new agricutural processing plant in Hollister, expected to begin production in August, takes shape. (Photo provided by the Chiala family

New agricultural processing plant under construction

GCF Frozen Inc. is relocating its San Martin agricultural processing plant to Hollister, where it will employ more than 100 workers

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In 2013 San Benito County ranked last in the State’s 58 counties for receiving the least amount of federal funds with an average of a $4,238 per capita while the state’s average is more than double what San Benito County receives. A Community Needs Assessment in 2013 (right) which ranked “Gang Issues” as the #1 priority, “Youth Activities” as the #2 priority and “Job Training” as the #3 Priority.

Town Hall Meeting: Helping people, changing lives

Local agencies and elected officials will gather information from the public Thursday regarding service needs for low-income residents

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File photo by Kyle Lawton shows aerial view of Mission San Juan Bautista

San Juan OKs water conservation rules, youth commission

New regulation, public officials and financial authority arrive in the Mission City

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File photo by Flickr user retro rebel design shows surveillance camera.

Hollister enhances downtown video surveillance

Contract will replace existing downtown cameras with higher-definition models

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Public image shows aeration at Domestic Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Hollister approves plan to reduce sludge

City officials will pay $2.1 million to reduce buildup of sludge

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Development could halt if drought doesn't

Sunnyslope Water District manager says if conservation isn't enough, development could be stalled

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California measles outbreak declared over

No outbreak-related cases have been reported for two, 21-day incubation periods

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Survey indicates local support for tax increase to fund transportation

Poll of registered voters may be used as impetus to place county tax increase on June 2016 ballot

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Photo by Hollister Firefighters Association shows Fire Station No. 1.

Hollister Fire Department plans to collect 'mitigation fees'

Regardless of any fee, according to officials, people should not hesitate to dial 911 in an emergency

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County teachers of the year announced

Board of supervisors to recognize winners at a future meeting

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