Rain forces several local road closures

Continuing onslaught of rain, threat of flooding prompts closures

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Flash flood warnings for the county

Flood-ravaged Lovers Lane area expected to be inundated again as Pacheco Creek exceeds flood stage; voluntary evacuations in effect again

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Here we go again: another rainy, windy storm coming

With locals still cleaning up after Friday's big storm, another one is pointed at San Benito County and expected to impact the region Sunday into Monday

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Police / Fire

Fallen tree hits house, causes gas leak

Incident was one of many examples of damage caused by the Friday morning wind storm

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Police / Fire

Wind storm wreaks havoc

Blustery conditions cause power outages, gas leaks, downed trees, structure fire; force local school closures

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UPDATED: Wires down, power outages, high school classes canceled

Power outages spurred by wind hit San Benito County Friday, with more rain expected

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Another round of storms on the way

Rain could hit San Benito County by the Thursday morning commute; wet pattern to continue into next week

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Children and Youth

Spelling Bee winners headed to state championship

Two winners and runners-up from the elementary and junior high divisions will represent the county at the state championships in May


Government / Politics

San Benito County gets mentioned on ‘Scandal’

Hit TV show says California was too close to call, and San Benito County's voting results would help finalize the presidential election

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Two new levee breaks compound flooding

Flood warnings for Lovers Lane, San Felipe areas expire, but impacts continue

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UPDATED: Flash flood warning, evacuations at Lovers Lane

Lovers Lane, San Felipe areas north of Hollister are being flooded again, prompting voluntary evacuation orders


Another round of rain predicted for Sunday

Pacheco Creek levee repair work commences as another bout of rain predicted to sweep through on Sunday

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Children and Youth

Teen’s suicide prompts call for awareness

Hollister Police Department, San Benito High School share resources available to those in need

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Children and Youth

Perez earns Armenian Genocide Education award

SBHS teacher, BenitoLink reporter recognized for educating students about crimes against humanity

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Government / Politics

Governor declares state of emergency for San Benito County

The action opens the door to assistance through state and federal agencies