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COMMENTARY: On Syria, the buck stops nowhere

Politically protecting the president’s failed strategy

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Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: Not conservative enough?

Republican candidate for the Congressional seat long held by Sam Farr addresses why she's a Republican

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Police / Fire

Cienega Fire expands to 600 acres

Blaze that began Monday continues to burn through rugged, hilly terrain southwest of Hollister

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Nonprofits

12 Days of Giving to launch in November

The Community Foundation for San Benito County will maximize your giving power

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Business / Economy

Grant to Gavilan aimed at hiking transfer rates, increasing equity for Hispanic students

Gavilan College awarded federal grant of $2.6 million over 5 years

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The Life of Alfonso J. Castañeda: A Dream and Recipe for Success

After 33 successful years in the restaurant business, Alfonso "Al" J. Castañeda will walk away from his childhood dream, Doña Esther

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Nonprofits

Share your gift of reading as an Adult Literacy Tutor

San Benito County Free Library needs tutors for the Adult Literacy Program

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Police / Fire

UPDATED: Cienega Fire reaches 300 acres Tuesday morning

Blaze is burning southwest of Hollister off Cienega Road

Police / Fire

Gas leak forces evacuation in Hollister

A natural gas leak in the area of Locust and Central avenues in Hollister forced the evacuation of some homes and those outside of the area near Locust and Virginia Street were asked to shelter in place while crews worked to mitigate the leak. The Hollister Police Department reported that the Hollister Fire Department located