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County teachers, educational staff of the year announced

28 people from throughout the county school system were honored on April 28

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Jennifer Lucido facilitates a quill pen demonstration, Copyright 1995-2016 Rubén G. Mendoza. All photos courtesy of Dr. Ruben Mendoza.

Photo Exhibit at CSUMB Honors Students Who Contributed to Preserving Mission SJB

Through May 13, "Archeology on the Edge of Empire" includes 18 photos capturing the contributions that California State University, Monterey Bay’s students have made to Mission San Juan Bautista during the past 20 years.

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Chamber of Commerce Celebrates National Small Business Week May 1-7

Every year since 1963, the president of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners

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Sponsors help BenitoLink operate, but don't determine content or coverage

Sponsors keep BenitoLink running, but what and how we report on things is our business

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 Brent Barnes, Resource Management Agency director, said the new software would increase efficiency.

New software expected to help bring county development process back in-house

Officials unanimously approve $82,000 software expenditure to streamline and save money for the planning and permitting process

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Tanimura and Antle VP,  Wesley Van Camp (lft) and Rick Antle (rt)

Area grower honored for housing project

Tanimura and Antle Farming wins award for an innovative housing solution for their farmworkers.

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Prescription drug disposal event at Target on Saturday

Hollister Police, DEA teaming up to accept unused prescription medicine. The service is free with no questions asked

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BenitoLink Sponsors Deserve Recognition

A small group of local supporters were behind BenitoLink from the beginning

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BenitoLink Prospers Because of You

BenitoLink completes its first quarter as an independent nonprofit and encourages continued community support through Silicon Valley Gives

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Bolado Park Event Center seeks youth ambassadors

Youth Ambassadors participate in a two-day summer academy program in addition to attending and leading monthly meetings, visiting agriculture business sites, assisting at Bolado Park events, and presenting the AgUcation program for Kids Day at the Fair.

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Ray Espinosa said an additional employee is needed to bring back staffing to a pre-Recession level.

Tax Collector's Office to open full-time May 1

Supervisors overrule treasurer/tax collector department head's objection to opening the office to the public full-time

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Solargen is long gone, but opposition to solar farm remains strong.

Still no sign of work at Panoche Valley Solar Farm

After six years, the Panoche Valley Solar Farm still appears to be hanging in limbo

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Scouts have a blast at weekend event

Inaugural Rocket Into Scouting event provides local youth an interactive experience

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'Yes on Measure P' committee launches campaign

Proposed half-cent sales tax measure is expected to generate $240 million for local transportation needs

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Construction progressing at San Benito High School

SBHS Board of Trustees says upgrades to the main campus are the next step in campus modernization, with Nash Road closure still in the works

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President Barack Obama concludes a National Security Council meeting in the Situation Room of the White House

COMMENTARY: President Obama expresses enthusiastic support for medical marijuana

San Benito County and the city of Hollister could benefit from policy revisions that ban medical marijuana operations

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HHSA website ready for use on May 1

New site will include information about the various public services available

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Silicon Valley Gives Day 2016 Approaches

Annual Bay Area fundraiser, including San Benito County nonprofits, happens May 3

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Roping and other ranch-type activities are held during extreme cowboy race.

Cowboy race goes to the extreme

Worldwide Extreme Cowboy Race comes to Panoche Valley

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The Vault on San Benito Street goes purple in memory of Prince.

Lights on building in downtown Hollister honor Prince

Mayor Ignacio Velazquez changed the lights to purple over the weekend to honor the music superstar, who died at age 57 recently

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