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Oil companies, county officials shed light on constitutional concerns of Measure J

County receives letter from California Resources Corp., sounding alarm over applicability of regulation as result of Measure J.

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Shellito, pictured here at a glacier in Southern Iceland, was awarded a Fulbright grant to study and teach in Ecuador. Photo Courtesy of

UPDATED: SBHS grad heads to Ecuador on Fulbright grant

Cindy Shellito will teach and research about climate science in Ecuador.

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B & R Farms Gives Back with Donation to Community Foundation for San Benito County

Donation to Community Foundation supports San Benito County nonprofits

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San Benito High School adopts new graduation requirements

Class of 2020 will be the first to have to meet the new requirements

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San Benito County Health and Human Services Agency Deputy Director Enrique Arreola appears at middle among colleagues Jan. 28, 2015, in Hollister, Calif.

Homeless census identifies needs

Census of countywide homeless population will help feds determine local cut of national funding for homeless support services.

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San Luis Reservoir low-point

New Legislation Adds to the Need to Manage Local Water Resources

Local officials have recognized the need to manage groundwater basin since the '50s

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This image that comes courtesy of Leslie David shows Santa Ana Valley Road in Hollister, Calif.

Water board seeks statewide regulation of livestock grazing

While freshwater officials seek input from public, some of the stakeholders have concerns over potential applicability of statewide regulation on both public land and private property.

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Vintage image of artist seated at easel in a field with Carmel Mission in background.

Book Release Celebration: "Artists' Honeymoon..."

The SJB Historical Society & NDGW #179 to host Book Release Celebration of "Artists' Honeymoon: Rowena Meeks Abdy & Harry Bennett Abdy at Work & Play in Monterey and Beyond, 1910-1920"

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A new view of Pinnacles National Park

Pinnacles Partnership receives funding for 4 scopes to view rock formations, wildlife

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Police arrest carjacking suspect

Gilroy man is accused of taking car from Hazel Hawkins Hospital, crashing it on Bloomfield Road

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2 men arrested for attempted robbery

Pair accused of trying to rob Quik Stop on San Juan Road

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High school limits where students can congregate

Concern about student safety cited for the policy change

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Completion of Lessalt Water Treatment Plant Upgrades Marks First HUAWP Milestone

Completion of Lessalt water treatment plant marks milestone

Plant marks the first major step in bringing improved water quality to the Hollister Urban Area

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ATF offers reward for info on Dollar Tree arson

2013 is believed to have been set to cover up theft of money

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Biker rally has new event promoter

Hollister Downtown Association picks Las Vegas company to produce mid-summer event

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Police seek stepping stone thief

Suspect spotted on downtown surveillance cameras taking garden stepping stones

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SBHS superintendent stresses need to improve safety of students

School chief reiterates that partial closure of Nash Road remains in the interests of school children, while city/county interest reportedly concerns traffic, neighbors and regional park

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Farr's take on the State of the Union Address

Local Congressman weighs in on President Obama's speech

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