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COMMENTARY: San Benito County represented at Republican Convention

Rob Bernosky, local politician and board member of the California Republican Party, was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. He shares his reflections on and pictures from the convention with BenitoLink.

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Gavilan College's new president holds first coffee and conversation in Hollister

At morning meeting, locals ask for explanation of where progress is on Measure E funding for new educational center in San Benito County

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Pokémon Go Comes to San Benito County

Virtual reality meets the physical world as locals search, mingle, and make new friends on their quest to "catch 'em all"

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Congressional candidate Panetta speaks to summer school students

Government students -- many the children of migrant workers -- hear from and question Democratic candidate

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Filing period for Gavilan College trustees seats opens

The nomination period runs through Aug. 12. Trustee Areas 2, 4, and 6 are up for election this year, and Trustee Areas 1, 3, 5, and 7 will be elected in 2018

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Gilroy woman in fatal accident on 101/156

21-year-old identified in Thursday morning crash in San Benito County

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Sale of pot-laced cookies leads to arrest

Police encourage parents to talk to their children about the dangers of edible marijuana

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Hollister's Megan Ford named Miss California Rodeo Salinas

Local woman wins competition and will represent the rodeo for a year at events throughout California

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A friendship dance was performed with the participation of the audience of the Indian Canyon storytelling event on Saturday, July 9th.

Indian Canyon storytelling gathering honors history of local, native peoples

On Saturday, July 9, the 20th Annual Indian Canyon Storytelling and Indigenous Gathering took place in Indian Canyon, a preserved native stronghold that once protected native peoples escaping the Spanish Mission at San Juan Bautista

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San Juan leaders continue private security discussion

City Council considering hiring private security to augment sheriff's patrols; decision may come at its next meeting

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Street Festival Car Show, Chili Cook-Off Winners Announced

Best of show was a 1974 red GTS owned by a San Juan Bautista man

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Cops save dog that falls from second-story window

Officer catches Shih Tzu as it falls from windows ledge at condominium

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The new Wingstop location opened in early July, and has been seeing a lot of business from the community.

New Wingstop Location Opens in Hollister

A new branch of the chain restaurant has opened near Nob Hill Foods on Airline Highway

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Baler baseball players help Aggies reach World Series

17-and-under team will play for the championship in Waterbury, Connecticut later this month

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ARTspace Hosts First-Ever Photography Show

Downtown Hollister gallery is hosting an exhibit through July 30 featuring the work of local photographers. The show, titled "Through Our Eyes," is the gallery's first photography-only exhibit

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Informal meeting on medical marijuana heats up, residents voice opposition

Gathering organized by Hollister City Council members Karson Klauer and Raymond Friend draws such a crowd that it gets moved to City Hall

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Earthquakes continue to shake county

Recent string of quakes is "not necessarily a harbinger" of a larger quake, USGS geologist tells BenitoLink

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New Gavilan president to host coffee talk

"Coffee and Conversations" series will start in Hollister on Saturday, July 23

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Hazel Hawkins Hospital Auxiliary Awards $20,000 to Scholarship Award Recipients

Scholarships given to deserving local students studying in various health-related fields

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Classic cars showcase downtown for annual street festival

Visitors head downtown for the 30th Annual Street Festival, Car Show and Chili Cook-off

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