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County plans to change when impact fees paid as $1 million worth go uncollected

County supervisors move ordinance forward to require fees be paid when developers apply for building permits; another $430,000 of fees is owed on expired permits

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New Ballroom Classes in Hollister

Inspire Performing Arts Academy offers all genres of ballroom dance including Tango, Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Two Step, Cha Cha and more

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Circus Comes to San Juan Bautista

Flynn Creek Circus is at the San Juan School soccer field through Sunday

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Hospital board directs administration to enter into mediation with nurses' union

Action follows Wednesday's one-day nurses' strike and Thursday's board meeting

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Councilwoman Luna to host meeting for constituents

Gathering to focus on issues affecting residents of the westside district

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Privatization of county library is not an option, official says

Board of Supervisors awards contract to company to research and deliver needs assessment study for library

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Sacred Heart School Turns 125

The Catholic school has played an important historic and cultural role in San Benito County

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Poll workers needed for November election

Adults and high school students are encouraged to apply; stipends up to $175 will be provided

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Aromas Day celebration on Sunday

Annual celebration features food, arts and crafts and a parade

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Sheriff warns of jury phone scam

Caller claims the recipient missed jury duty and must pay a fine over the phone

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Old company is new to Hollister

Started in 1952, Les Schwab continues to expand and now serves San Benito County

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Nurses strike against Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital

Registered nurses begin one-day strike at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital, claim patient safety at risk because of understaffing and long hours without breaks.

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Hollister Airmen's Association Celebrates 70th Anniversary

The group has served the airport and the community since 1946

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Stuff the Bus initiative supplies more than 2,000 backpacks to local children in need

Fourth annual event offers educational resources for local low-income, homeless and foster children

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Veterans donate money, labor to build new deck for Chamberlain's Children Center

VFW Post 2942 uses proceeds from golf tournament and their time to build new deck for the center

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Vaquero Days brings back old California

Event at St. Francis Retreat promoted the history of Vaquero-style horsemanship

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Silicon Valley Gives Campaign Terminated

Donations for San Benito County this year exceeds $62K. Survey may help determine a similar local crowdfunding campaign in the future

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Everyone is talking about water: Listen to the experts and join the conversation on Aug. 27

On Saturday, Aug. 27, the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas will host an evening forum on California's water. The free event will feature water experts talking about rivers, oceans, and the water under our very feet

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Walking Across America: Jim Ostdick is back in the Pacific Time Zone

Adventurer is on his sixth pair of shoes as he walks from Delaware to California

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Hazel Hawkins OB department honored

Obstetrics staff recognized for participation in safety program

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