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Police / Fire

Two Arrested for Felony Mail Theft in Hollister

A man and a woman were arrested in San Benito County Sept. 14 for felony mail theft, identity theft, and the possession of drugs and firearms.

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Children and Youth

Sacred Heart School Turns 125

The Catholic school has played an important historic and cultural role in San Benito County

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Art & Culture

Indian Canyon storytelling gathering honors history of local, native peoples

On Saturday, July 9, the 20th Annual Indian Canyon Storytelling and Indigenous Gathering took place in Indian Canyon, a preserved native stronghold that once protected native peoples escaping the Spanish Mission at San Juan Bautista

The new Wingstop location opened in early July, and has been seeing a lot of business from the community.

Business / Economy

New Wingstop Location Opens in Hollister

A new branch of the chain restaurant has opened near Nob Hill Foods on Airline Highway

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Art & Culture

ARTspace Hosts First-Ever Photography Show

Downtown Hollister gallery is hosting an exhibit through July 30 featuring the work of local photographers. The show, titled "Through Our Eyes," is the gallery's first photography-only exhibit

Pictured here from left to right: Dolores Villalon, Norma Molina, Diane Ortiz, Rosio Valdez, and Jesse De La Cruz.

Children and Youth

Diabetes Prevention Camp Celebrates Successful Week

A group of 40 school children, aged 10-14, met this week for the Youth Alliance's annual Diabetes Prevention Camp for Youth. The kids spent their days learning about healthy eating and exercise.

The Mudstone Ranch Trails in Hollister Hills opened at the beginning of July, and are currently open from dawn to dusk daily.

Housing / Land Use

Hollister Hills Opens Mudstone Ranch Trails

The new trails at the off-road park are for hikers, bikers, and horseback riders, and are prohibited to motorized vehicles.

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Children and Youth

Chamberlain’s Students Launch Into Summer With Rockets

Students of the Chamberlain's Children Center spent three weeks building rockets in their Extended School program, which ended July 29. The kids launched their rockets at the Cerra Vista Park last week.

Lilla has been competing in rodeo for four years now, and saw her work come to fruition in the National Junior High Rodeo Finals.

Children and Youth

Local Teens Place Highly at National Rodeo Finals

Lilla Bell and Jake Bourdet competed at the National Junior High Rodeo Finals last weekend; Lilla placed third for Girls' Breakaway, Jake took16th in Saddle Steer Riding

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Business / Economy

Hollister Airport Receives Federal Grant

Airport to get $230,000 federal grant to update the Airport Master Plan, which will lead to further development

Carrie Schloss gives a presentation on the interactive tools now available on the Pajaro Compass website.

Agriculture

Pajaro Compass Network launches with community support

The Pajaro Compass Network launched this Thursday morning with a workshop aimed at connecting community members with like-minded peers and potential sources of funding. The PCN also debuted their new interactive web tools at the event.

Lilla Bell and Jake Bourdet, both age 14, have been roping together for three years.

Children and Youth

Local Teens Compete Wednesday in National Rodeo Finals

14-year-olds Lilla Bell and Jake Bourdet will compete together in team roping

Members of the community meet to discuss potential projects aimed at the conservation of the Pajaro River Watershed

Agriculture

Pajaro Compass Network to launch with community event June 23

The Pajaro Compass Network will involve community members in the conservation of the Pajaro River Watershed

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San Benito Lifestyle

Eats and Ambiance on Father’s Day

Local restaurants were expecting to be busy as families honored Dad

Relax! Grillin & Chillin Roadhouse is located at the junction of Highway 156 and Union Road in Hollister, California

Art & Culture

Magazine launch party highlights locally-brewed beer

Relax! Grillin & Chillin Roadhouse hosted a launch party for Edible Monterey's summer issue