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Heat Advisory extended through Friday July 27

The heat advisory is in place for the mountains of San Benito County and includes Pinnacles National Park.

South Korean citizen and suspect Jung Choi enters courtroom as her accused accomplice Sang Ji sits nearby. Photos by John Chadwell.

Police / Fire

Preliminary hearing set for Oct. 22 to determine if Choi and Ji murder trial moves forward

Judge Steven Sanders set a preliminary hearing for Oct. 22 to determine if there is enough evidence to either move forward with a trial or dismiss the case. DNA evidence still not available.

Photo by Noe Magaña.

San Benito Lifestyle

Local residents gaze at the sky at the Fremont Peak Observatory

Fremont Peak opens its conservatory to the public to learn about the star, suns, planets, and more. Evening programs are offered three Saturdays a month.

Outside the Community Foodbank. Photo by Nicholas Preciado.


Community FoodBank receives Community Foundation grant

The Community Foundation's continuing support is appreciated.

Prayer Run from San Juan Bautista to Indian Canyon takes off. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Art & Culture

Prayer Run and Storytelling Celebrate Indigenous Culture

Indigenous and nonindigenous people run from Mission San Juan Bautista to Indian Canyon. A fundraising storytelling event followed at Indian Canyon.