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International issues, as well as local politics, were discussed.

Congressman addresses wide range of topics in town hall meeting

Rep. Sam Farr addressed topics ranging from the Iran nuclear agreement to rural Internet service

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Downed power lines spark fire near Pinnacles National Park

Forward progress of the blaze was halted within a half-hour, with no structures reported damaged

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David Huboi and the Architecturals play classic rock as the first act of Music in the Park on Aug. 29. Photos by Sean Roney.

Music in the Park series kicks off at Dunne Park

First event with jazz and classic rock introduces free outdoor music concert series

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Students won't have to take exit exams through 2018.

Gov. signs bill exempting 2015 high school graduates who failed exit exam

Ruling affects two 2015 SBHS grads; future of exit exam as graduation requirement remains uncertain

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Chamberlain’s Children Center hire has strong local ties

Denise Cauthen-Wright is the new fund development and donor engagement manager

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Volunteers are the 'lifeblood' of the county fair

There are many ways to get involved with one of the county's largest annual traditions. Fair entry deadline is Sept. 4.

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Congressman Farr to host town hall in Hollister

Sept. 1 meeting will give constituents a chance to ask questions of their Congressional representative

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'Music in the Park' concert series starts Saturday

Bands will play music at Dunne Park this Saturday from 4-6 p.m.

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Artists offer their perspective on Monterey Bay wildlife

Artists' works to help raise public awareness of the Monterey Bay ecosystem

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Ridgemark Golf & Country Club sold to John Wynn.

Legal questions remain after sale of Ridgemark

Golf course development is the latest acquisition of John Wynn, who has a history of buying downtrodden properties

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Pinnacles to celebrate the 99th birthday of the National Park Service

The public is invited to celebrate the 99th birthday of the Park Service from Aug. 21-23

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New structure at the 400 block of San Benito Street in Hollister.

Eagle Scout candidate builds sign holder downtown

The new sign frame at Fourth and San Benito streets allows nonprofits to promote upcoming activities

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Tourism and other new projects reinvigorate San Benito County Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber is reinventing itself with a new website, logo, and a mission to promote tourism for the county

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(From left:) Debbie Mall, Roger Grimsley and Jim West

SJB City Council OK's higher water and sewer rates

San Juan Bautista City Council reacts to San Juan Capistrano tiered water rates ruling; also discusses smaller lots for affordable housing

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Gas leak forces neighborhood evacauation

Construction accident causes gas leak that forces evacuation of homes near Fairview and Sunnyslope. Evaculation was lifted within two hours

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Annual Y Golf Open to support youth health programs

YMCA of San Benito County receives $20,000 grant to support youth programs from Community Foundation for San Benito County

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Condors at Pinnacles National Park copyright R.Fischer

Pinnacles Partnership announces a 'Pinnacles Condor Experience'

Participants can participate in lectures and a day-long learning adventure at Pinnacles to learn about the park and efforts to save the endangered bird

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A drought-tolerant replacement for water hungry lawn.

Turf removal rebate program keeps growing

State Department of Water Resources offering $24 million in rebates to replace lawns. Local company reports business is brisk.

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Multi-agency pot raids lead to arrests

Approximately 20 of 30 people who fled a San Juan Bautista-area marijuana grow site were located with help from a CHP helicopter

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82,000-square-foot facility will process nearly 46-million pounds of vegetables.

New food processing plant to open in early October

New vegetable processing facility will increase employment in San Benito County

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