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Latching on for a cause

Local mothers gather at Mars Hill to raise awareness about breastfeeding

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Luna has a vision for West Hollister.

Councilwoman Luna hosts open house to discuss plans for West Hollister

Councilwoman Mickie Solorio Luna holds open house to present plans to redesign San Juan Road.

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Hollister City Council to consider sidewalk replacement program in selected areas

Distressed sidewalks in designated areas would be replaced if the nearly $300,000 program is approved Monday

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Councilwoman Luna to host meeting on happenings in West Hollister

Scheduled topics of discussion include proposed development and improvements in the area, as well as the proposed San Benito River trail

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UPDATED: 11-year-old boy killed in bus collision

Sheriff's office reveals victim's identity following afternoon collision at Memorial Drive and Verdun Avenue

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Portable toilets and a wash station for the homeless.

Businessman claims homeless responsible for thefts, environmental damage at river campsite

Portable toilets, dumpster and wash station added to encmapment as city and county officials disagree over who is responsible for cleaning the site

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County Fair offers reminders about livestock entries

Entries for the county fair in October will be available online starting Aug. 1

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Locally-produced videos promote vaccinations

Videos featuring local students promote the community benefits of getting vaccinated

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Homeless census numbers nearly double in two years

Nearly 700 individuals were counted in the annual local homeless census conducted in January

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San Juan Bautista City Council Moves Toward Water Fee Changes

Councilmembers also heard a request for support of a planned low-power FM radio station

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COG Discusses State Route 25, Sales Tax Plans

Highlights from the July 2015 COG Board meeting are now available

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2014 crop report shows local agriculture impacted by drought

Cherry, wine grape and hay crops suffered while vegetables and cattle increased in value in 2014

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Huge pot bust in rural San Benito County

Multi-agency raid nets tens of thousands of plants worth an estimated $225 million, plus a cache of weapons

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Hospital's Women’s Diagnostic Imaging Center receives grant from Hearst Foundation

3D breast ultrasound system will benefit a county in which approximately 22 percent of thel population is women age 40 and older and about 17 percent are women age 60 and older

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Julisa Lopez at the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering on July 9. Photo courtesy of Julisa Lopez.

Amah Mutsun tribal member inspired by White House trip

Julisa Lopez, an 18-year-old member of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, joined nearly 1,000 Native American youth at the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering on July 9.

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(From left:) Supervisor Margie Barrios, Sumo Champ Roy Sims and Supervisor Robert Rivas

County General Plan OK'd, homeless center site questioned

County supervisors approve development guiding plan eight years after the revision effort began

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Developer pledges $25K for San Juan welcome sign

San Juan City Council told of the benefits of the planned Del Webb adult community development, which is expected to come before the Board of Supervisors for consideration in the fall

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Hollister Skate Park expands with new equipment

City-funded expansion offers more area and new equipment to skaters

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Nash/San Benito intersection to be repaved before school resumes

Busy intersection will get new asphalt/concrete and re-striped crosswalks in the next month; new parking restrictions planned along Monterey Street

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Hollister OK's water services discount for low-income seniors

Annual cost to general fund expected to be less than $25,000 annually if all eligible people take advantage of discount

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