Gina Castaneda, a Probation Officer from Watsonville spoke.


Women’s summit encourages the “championing” of others

Speaker Gina Castaneda gets standing ovation at sold-out event.

Ireland Mcabee on Auction Day


Local students’ work rewarded at county fair

SBHS students, others showcased their talents at annual event



COMMENTARY: “Dear Governor Brown: Don’t Frack San Benito”

Lacking Big Money, Measure J Gets Help from Non-Profits

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Business / Economy

Huboi chosen as Community Food Bank building architect

Local firm will help bring 17,000-square-foot facility to life

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COMMENTARY: Newspaper owner writes about Measure J in misrepresented editorial

When you can’t trust the local newspaper, who can you trust?

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Art & Culture

“The Maze Runner” review: a sci-fi movie that digs deep

"The Maze Runner" movie surprises with a great plot and cast.

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Children and Youth

L.O.V.E. Club aims to remove stigma of depression

L.O.V.E. Club members support those battling depression


SBHS adds web store for shopping convenience

This year an online web store was added to SBHS's homepage

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Children and Youth

SPIN program at library helps children with special needs

San Benito County Free Library and SPIN offer new program for families with special needs.

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Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: Who Ya’ Gonna Trust?

Big money doesn't equate to good choices. Local interests are best served by those who live in and love San Benito County, not by big oil.

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COMMENTARY: Look behind the scenes of Measure J opposition

Claims of local effort not so local after all



High Tech Meets Local Food

"Idea Hack" Looks at Ways to Increase Local Food Consumption