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Saddle Horse Show Parade in the works for 2018

Dropped in 2017, the parade is set to return next year, organized by production company

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Kate Woods eulogized by former colleague

Former owner of The Pinnacle newspaper recalls Kate Woods as a "musician, artist, writer, activist, humorist, story teller, caretaker, survivor"

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San Juan warns residents about recurrence of high nitrates in water

Pregnant women and young children advised to not drink the water; council also considers new city logo, dog park

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Hazel Hawkins Hospital, YMCA partner to combat diabetes in San Benito County

Diabetes Prevention Program will have participants meet for 25 sessions, with scholarships available for those whose insurance doesn't cover the program

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Chicano All Stars Band

Chicano All Stars Band to play at the Elks Lodge on Friday

Annual concert raises funds for local arts in education programs

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Painting of a cowboy laying out the Figure 8, by Tom Medeiros, a past Bolado Park Manager and Saddle Horse Show Manager.

Figure-8 Roping is unique to San Benito County

Rodeo aficionados love the Figure-8 because it's challenging and authentic

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City at a loss on how to keep street signs from being stolen

Hollister crews put signs atop 16-foot poles to prevent them from being stolen, which didn't stop a theft

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Grillin & Chillin Alehouse expands

2,800 additional square feet adds more brewing and drinking space to the McCray Street alehouse

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Explorer firefighters complete training, get pinned, demonstrate skills

Explorer Firefighters are pinned in a ceremony and then demonstrate what they have learned

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Chamber welcomes new board members

Victor Gómez and Gabriel Torres bring a combination of business and governmental experience to the Chamber of Commerce

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(left to right) Devii Rao, Dr. K. Satyanarayan and Dr. Jagadeeswary at the Veterinary University in Bengaluru with beautiful scenes of agricultural life depicted above us on the wall. Photo credit: Daniel George.

Small farmers make big contributions: Dairy production in India

Devii Rao, University of California Cooperative Extension Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor for Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Monterey counties, recounts a recent trip to India

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Ohana Shave Ice plans opening in July

Hollister residents' love for the islands of Hawaii and sweet concoction called shave ice results in successful mobile catering business and soon-to-be downtown store

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Highway 156 widening slated to begin in 2019

COG Board discusses $48.5 million project

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Studying in the Briggs Building

Registration open for Gavilan's Fall classes in San Benito County

A variety of class locations will be available in Hollister and San Juan Bautista

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California's Pro Rodeo athletes will perform at the San Benito County Horse Show and Rodeo. John Chadwell Photo

Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo starts June 23

Bolado Park Fairgrounds to host 84th annual event through June 25

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Hazel Hawkins employees raise over $14K for United Way

85 hospital employees teamed up to make a difference with United Way

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Free cybersecurity training for high school students at Gavilan College

Students at the camp will learn how to protect themselves from hackers and malware attacks

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San Juan Bautista holds marijuana workshop

Issues included land use and revenue generation through different taxes and development fees

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Hollister Rotary announces 2017 scholarship award winners

$20,000 in scholarships were presented to 13 students from San Benito, Anzar and San Andreas high schools

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State's gas tax won't be enough to maintain county roads

Anticipated money for county roads is far below what supervisors first anticipated and estimates to repair all roads has skyrocketed to $389 million

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