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Business / Economy

Survey says growth, development are ‘top of mind’ for locals

COG survey was conducted in advance of a proposed half-cent sales tax measure to fund transportation improvements

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Art & Culture

Public invited to outdoor painting event on Sunday

An artsy Sunday is planned at the 400 Block of San Benito Street in Hollister

When Randal asks for a volunteer, he gets mobbed.

Children and Youth

Rural students learn science hands-on

Rural K-8 students flock to Lawrence Hall of Science show at Southside School

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Business / Economy

Community asked to help brand San Juan Bautista

Schipper Design in San Juan Bautista has the task of "branding" one of the oldest towns in California

Phillip Orabuena, the main artist on the mural paints at all hours.

Art & Culture

Creators of San Benito Street Mural Advocate for More Public Art

A small group of artists are inspired to create and work with the community on a grassroots level

Moderator Rachelle Escamilla listens to resident Debbie Cusic's opinion.

Art & Culture

Locals push for more art, culture in Hollister and countywide

Hollister forum on art and culture draws a crowd

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Business / Economy

San Juan is…..

Local design agency has the task of capturing the essence of San Juan Bautista

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Business / Economy

Business and nonprofits celebrate together

12 Days of Giving campaign nets $130,000 for local groups

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Business / Economy

‘Bond’ was the word of the day at Business Council meeting

A number of tax initiatives have been proposed by local governmental entities for 2016, though none are finalized

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LEGACY OF WOMEN: Julia Bolado Ashe Davis

Bolado Park was a gift from her in memory of her father


Children and Youth

Mobile Vet Stays Busy

Service comes to Hollister three weekends per month to offer health services for animals

BenitoLink starts the new year as independent non-profit

Business / Economy

BenitoLink achieves nonprofit status

Community news effort becomes full-fledged nonprofit

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Legacy of Women: Elizabeth Quigley Shell Bacon

Her homestead is part of Pinnacles National Park today

Clara played by Izela Espinoza and the party goers dance with their dolls

Art & Culture

San Benito Dance Academy to perform in Salinas

Local dancers get ready for two shows at Sherwood Hall in Salinas this weekend

Real Estate broker Jason Noble with Nino Real Estate

Business / Economy

Jason Noble named county’s “Realtor of the Year”

San Benito County Association of Realtors presents award to Tres Pinos resident