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Chicago Skyline photo by Bert Kaufmann

Urban or Rural, Local News Fights On

Community news start-ups like BenitoLink are gaining credibility as they keep hometowns informed

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Police officer on patrol at SBHS

The costs associated with the school resource officer will be shared by the city and high school district

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Right-to-die bill signed by Gov. Brown

Assemblyman Luis Alejo, who represents San Benito County, co-authored the bill

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Attendance up at fair; livestock auction sets record

Junior Livestock Auction surpassed the million-dollar mark for the first time in the 92-year history of the fair

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Mayor Ignacio Velazquez

Last year's city budget was in the black

City Council discusses year-end budget status, San Benito Street improvements and proposed energy services provider at special meeting

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Shannon and Hank.

Heritage Hogs Bring in Big Bucks to Support the County Fair

Shannon Maguire raised this year's Heritage Hog to benefit the San Benito County Heritage Foundation and Bolado Park

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Ellen Marie Laitinen promotes caring for police through prayers.

Adopt-A-Cop Program Promotes Prayers for Community and Police

Pastor Ellen Marie Laitinen launches local version of nationwide Adopt-A-Cop program in Hollister

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BenitoLink to give away an iPad Mini

"Like" our Facebook page or sign up for the newsletter to gain extra entries in contest. Entries available at our fair booth as well

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4 arrests made, 20 citations issued during weekend DUI checkpoint

The weekend operation was held on San Juan Hollister Road between Westside Boulevard and Felice Drive

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Free fare to the County Fair

A number of free shuttle trips will be offered from Thursday through Sunday from Hollister to Bolado Park and back

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Discounted county fair tickets available through Wednesday

Annual fair at Bolado Park runs Thursday through Sunday this week

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County employees protest unresolved contract at Supes' meeting

County workers want out of CalPERS and seek wages to meet high cost of living in San Benito County

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DUI checkpoint in Hollister on Saturday

Officers will check for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment as well as proper driver licenses

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Community Foundation thanks founding benefactors

100 individuals and businesses gave $2,500 or more to help launch grant-making endeavors

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Colin Seis will be explaining the concept of "Pasture Cropping" at Paicines Ranch

Pasture Cropping Workshop October 7

Early bird registration has been extended through Friday, Sept. 25 and locals are being offered a 50 percent discount.

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Homeless Service Center site, pot growing ordinance considered by supes

Board will reconsider the proposed Southside Road location of homeless facility, debates merits of pot cultivation ordinance

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A classroom in the Cosmetology Building, refurbished through Measure E bonds.

Gavilan College bond refinance saves $3.5 million

This year, General Obligation Refunding Bonds (“2015 Refunding Bonds”) were issued to refinance the 2004 Series C Bonds of which $50 million were issued in 2007, saving taxpayers $3.5 million in the form of lower annual property tax assessments.

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National Philanthropy Day nominations sought

The deadline to submit nominations is October 9. The Community Foundation will host the celebration on Nov. 12

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Hollister Art League announces Fall Art Show at ARTspace downtown

Hollister Art League opens Fall Art Show at ARTspace, featuring 13 local artists in painting, drawing, sculpture and photography

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Second Music in the Park event on Sept. 26

Two groups will perform from 4-6 p.m. during the free, outdoor concerts

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