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San Benito Lifestyle

San Benito County Historical Society Building on Local Culture, Recreation and Economic Development

Historical Society attracts students, musicians and Civil War buffs to County Historical Park. Annual Civil War Days coming up


Art & Culture

Bluegrass Festival brings sweet music to the San Benito County Historical Park

Bluegrass music fans packed the park for annual event at new venue

Don Pidd, on ladder, Delbert Doty, center, and volunteers help build new stage at SBC Historical Park

San Benito Lifestyle

Stage Almost Set For Bluegrass Festival at San Benito County Historical Park

The San Benito County Historical Society built a new stage to produce community concerts and special events

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Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: Blue Ribbon Commission Facts: Policy Options for Regulating Marijuana

Expert research and analysis can help the public and policymakers understand the range of policy issues to consider when drafting proposals to legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana

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Hollister was on the road to Oz for ‘Wicked’

Stephen Schwartz, who will bring "Wicked the Musical" to theaters in 2019, performed in Hollister in 2001


COMMENTARY: San Benito County Should Ban Homophobia

Orlando shooting was a hate crime fueled by radical religious agenda against the LGBT community


Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: 21st Century Civil Rights Challenges Feel the Bern

Bernie Sanders wakes up America to 21st Century civil rights issues, won't quit fighting to advance his message of economic inequality


Art & Culture

Local Musician to be Featured on 49ers’ TV Show, ‘The Faithful’

Hollister Musician Michael Annotti shares love of music, humanity and champion spirit with 49ers "The Faithful" TV show, will sing National Anthem at Levi Stadium Oct. 23


Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: Political Perspective: Unite in Victory or Divide and Conquer

"You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time." - Abraham Lincoln

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COMMENTARY: How To Build A Functioning Nonprofit Organization – Or Not

Community Foundation should offer free workshops to strengthen the vision, planning and board governance of existing and aspiring organizations


Government / Politics

Supervisor Donates $1,400 Toward Measure P Kickoff Party

Supervisor De La Cruz donates campaign funds to help promote Measure P half-cent sales tax to repair roads in San Benito County

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Government / Politics

County Republican Party supports Measure P, half-cent sales tax for roads

Local party votes to endorse Measure P effort, makes $2,000 donation to support the effort


Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: Free concert, kickoff party for Measure P effort

Join the free kickoff party to get out the vote in support of the Measure P "Repair Our Roads" Campaign with live music, Saturday May 7, upstairs at The Vault

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Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: Downtown Hollister’s 400 Block: Dissent is Not Disrespect, Delay is Not Denial

Community Foundation and its donors support support all aspects of our community

President Barack Obama concludes a National Security Council meeting in the Situation Room of the White House


COMMENTARY: President Obama expresses enthusiastic support for medical marijuana

San Benito County and the city of Hollister could benefit from policy revisions that ban medical marijuana operations