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Oil Drilling Concerns Fuel Comments at Chamber Mixer

Oil Drilling Concerns Fuel Comments at Chamber Mixer


Business / Economy

Regional Legislative Summit to be hosted Friday in Gilroy

A panel of federal, state and local elected officials will speak on regional challenges and opportunities at the event on Friday, April 25 from 11:00AM to 1:30PM at the Hilton Garden Inn, Gilroy


Government / Politics

President Obama signs California Medicare fix

President Obama has signed a bill, carried by Rep. Sam Farr to permanently fix the underpayment by Medicare to local doctors.

SBDC Services for San Benito County

Business / Economy

FREE Services for San Benito County Businesses and Entrepreneurs

The California State University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering FREE services in San Benito County to help businesses succeed, and through their success, to stimulate the local and regional economy.


Business / Economy

House Passes Farm Bill Including New Funding For Central Coast Crops

Rep. Sam Farr, D-Carmel, the Ranking Member on the Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today voted for the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, which includes new funding for specialty and organic crops grown locally.

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Business / Economy

Earthbound Farm Purchased by WhiteWave for $600 Million

San Juan Bautista-based Earthbound Farm organic food produce company has been purchased by Broomfield Colorado-based WhiteWave food company for roughly $600 million. Expects to maintain SJB operations and complete the transaction in early 2014.

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Hazel Hawkins Hospital to Host Community Open House for New Women’s Center

The delivery date for the Hazel Hawkins Hospital Women’s Center is quickly approaching. The community is invited to an open house Saturday, October 12 from 10:00am to 1:00pm at 911 Sunset Drive, Hollister.



BenitoLink, Business Council & Chamber of Commerce to Present Health Care Workshop

The September 10 morning workshop for businesses and community members will focus on local resources and changes to health care services, insurance and policies. The event features a comprehensive program panel of local experts and resources.

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Regional Survey Seeks Input on Growth, Transportation

Sustainable Communities input desired by June 30 via the MetroQuest survey, found at

Community leaders hear about the latest in technology and innovation being employed at Hazel Hawkins.


Darlene De Brito, Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Director Addresses Chamber Lunch with Leaders

Darlene De Brito, Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Director Addresses Chamber Lunch with Leaders- Presentation highlighted family, vocational history as well as breakthrough technologies in action and planned for the Hospital District