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San Benito Lifestyle

Music’s impact on learning

Some students say listening to music in class helps them concentrate. For others, it's a distraction.

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Art & Culture

Book review: ‘Legend’ by Marie Lu

Story, focusing on family, is much needed break from typical romance novels

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Art & Culture

Movie preview: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer’

Marvel Studios releases trailer for anticipated blockbuster film, "Avengers: Age of Ultron"

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Government / Politics

Hollister monitoring wells for Chromium-6

City hires groundwater sampler to determine amounts of Chromium-6 and eventually confirm state-regulated compliance in well monitoring

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Government / Politics

Hollister officials modify some downtown parking restrictions

New rules target alleyway, plus Fifth Street near county library

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Agriculture

Citadel drops Measure J lawsuit against county

Oil company had filed a $1.2 billion claim against the county before pursuing litigation

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Business / Economy

COMMENTARY: Part II: Property Taxes – RDA, ERAF, & General Distribution

Everyone wants a piece of the pie, including the state

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Business / Economy

County in talks with company for resource recovery park

Local government and Waste to Energy LLC have initiated negotiations that could allow firm to operate the San Benito County Resource Recovery Park Project.