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Government / Politics

OPINION: Medina thanks community for rallying after flood

Newly-seated county supervisor thanks first-responders, agencies and volunteers that have offered assistance

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Children and Youth

San Benito County Parks and Recreation Commission meets

After months of not meeting for a variety of reasons, the commission met to discuss various park projects including Vets Park, a regional park, a proposed aquatic center and a river park trail system

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Hazel Hawkins welcomes new nursing directors

Hospital brings in new directors for emergency and maternal/child health departments


Police / Fire

Man arrested for assault, attempted kidnapping at Lucky supermarket

San Leandro man, 56, allegedly injured store manager and threatened others



Recent rain helps drought, but conservation is still key

Water Conservation Manager Shawn Novack said the county is above the rainfall pace for an average year, but local groundwater basins may need years to recharge