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Public meetings for the week of May 9

San Benito County Board of Supervisors and several school districts are holding meetings this week.

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Public meetings for the week of March 28

Three agencies to meet this week.

Prairie Falcon nestling. File image.

News Release

Pinnacles National Park reinstates hiking measures

The action aims to protect nesting raptors.

Jim and Mari Rossi. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Eat Drink Savor

Eat, Drink, Savor: B&R Farms showcases the versatile Blenheim apricot

Hollister orchard offers apricot products for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

File photo.

News Release

Two vehicle collision on Fairview Road leaves one dead

A resident from Newark is pronounced dead at the scene, according to CHP.

Lilly Mendonsa. Photo courtesy of Lilly Mendonsa.

Sports & Recreation

District 4 sends two junior high rodeo kids to nationals

Emery Sparling and Lilly Mendonsa compete for the title in Iowa.

Local students enrolled in YMCA's Excel Beyond the Bell program participated a kindness campaign—spreading positive messages around Sunnyslope School. Photo courtesy of YMCA of San Benito County.

Children and Youth

Excel Beyond the Bell continues helping families

YMCA program gives San Benito County students a place away from home to participate in distance learning.

Students are socially distanced in the classroom. Photo courtesy of Spring Grove.

Education / Schools

Spring Grove School moves two classes to distance learning after student tests positive for COVID-19

Superintendent states the student had not been at school since Dec. 10.

Photo courtesy of YMCA of San Benito County.

Children and Youth

YMCA of San Benito County program works to support families during distance learning

Excel Beyond the Bell offers lifeline to working parents seeking help with childcare.

Hazel Hawkins Hospital labor and delivery department staff Ruth King, Rebecca Sherwood and Allison Griffin stand with Spring Grove teacher and Kindness Club Director Julie Neff. Photo provided.

San Benito Lifestyle

Spring Grove teacher spreads kindness to essential workers

Julie Neff delivers food to those on the local frontlines of the pandemic.

Tim Murray poses in front of his 1978 GMC motorhome on March 6 at a gathering of the Vintage Camper Trailers club. Photo by Noe Magaña.


Vintage trailer enthusiasts gather at Casa De Fruta

Four days of seminars demonstrate techniques in painting, lighting and other repairs.

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Work planned for eastbound Hwy 152

Caltrans will perform rock wall scaling and slope cutting to mitigate rocks falling onto Pacheco Pass Highway.

High School Art Show Reception

Date/Time February 08, 2020 to February 08, 2020 05:00 PM until 07:00 PM Description Join the San Benito County Arts Council for an Exhibition Reception celebrating artworks created by local students from San Benito High School, San Andreas Continuation High and Pinnacles Community School. View the artwork, meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. This

Police / Fire

CHP Checkpoint planned for Friday, Dec. 27

CHP will be having a sobriety checkpoint in the unincorporated area of southern Santa Clara County.

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Frazier Lake Road construction to last until Nov. 8

Daily closures between Bloomfield Avenue and Shore Road from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.