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Lilla Bell, last year's polebending winner, weaves through a series of poles on her horse in the 14-18 year old pole bending division at San Benito County Fair's Junior Rodeo

Good Times in the Saddle

Jr. Rodeo competitors from all over California gave it their all and had a lot of fun doing it at Bolado Park September 23.

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Mission San Juan Bautista Preservation Fund Awarded Grant by Community Foundation for San Benito County

The Mission San Juan Bautista Preservation Fund is grateful to announce that the Community Foundation for San Benito County has awarded $10,000 towards the continuing development of construction plans for the preservation of the Mission San Juan Bautista

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Pre-Fair Horse Show and Junior Rodeo this weekend

Horse Events and some livestock judging starts this weekend, Fair kicks off next week

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Arson fire still being investigated, Babe Ruth League will miss season after 60 years playing at Vets Park

The San Benito County Babe Ruth League will miss playing this season because of the arson fire at Vets Park as investigation continues. League uses GoFundMe in attempt to raise money.

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Council amends traffic impact fees, declares "Hollister open for business"

Apparently taking Teknova CFO's words to heart that Hollister is not open for business, city council amends traffic impact fees to attract expansion and new businesses.

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Chris Bishop and Amber Lowther, new teachers to Sacred Heart School each with their "Baskets of Learning".

"Baskets of Learning" for new teachers

Two local nonprofits thank new teachers for choosing Hollister and San Benito County as their place to educate.

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 San Juan Bautista City Hall

San Juan Bautista City Council Hires Interim City Manager

The interim city manager will also help council members find and hire a permanent replacement.

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Instructor Daniels helps a student set up the router for a practice piece of lumber.

Anzar Woodworking Class open to community

Anzar offers residents the chance to learn basic wood craft skills or learn how to make something as a Christmas gift.

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Councilman Jim Gillio described at length the financial aspects of the 400 Block development. Photos by John Chadwell.

Hollister City Council certifies mayor's petition, will rescind decision on 400 Block or put on ballot at next meeting

Hollister council passes resolution to certify signatures on petition referendum to stop development of 400 Block and will hear options to either rescind development or put it on upcoming ballot.

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SBC Sheriff's Office requests information about missing person.

37 year old male missing since Sept.13. Last seen at Lake McAlpine Park in San Juan Bautista.

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Hollister Police Department vehicle was wrecked when it hit an ongoing vehicle during a high speed chase.

Officer Injured and three arrested after lengthy vehicle pursuit

Police Officer injured by another vehicle while pursuing three women accused of grand theft and stolen property.

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Stargazing party at the Pinnacles, a huge hit

Sept.16 roughly 200 people came out to the Pinnacles National Park to participate in their Stargazing Party. While there participants were able to view different sights, such as Saturn, through ten telescopes available.

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Students arrive at ArtSpace in downtown Hollister for art classes.

SBC Arts Council "Veterans' Voice Project" Continues and Expands

SBC Arts Council "Veterans' Voice Project" moves into second year and adds elements that will include high school students and new project partners.

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Sheriff's car.

Two Arrested for Felony Mail Theft in Hollister

A man and a woman were arrested in San Benito County Sept. 14 for felony mail theft, identity theft, and the possession of drugs and firearms.

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DeLaRosa Arrested with Loaded Firearm

During a "traffic enforcement stop" loaded gun and additional ammunition was discovered.

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Gavilan commended for "pro-active actions" in facilitating investigations

Northern California Football Conference responds to self-report by Gavilan College over recruitment violations. Community college shares letter with community.

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Jimmy Panetta speaks at environmental meeting at Aromas Grange

Congressman Jimmy Panetta covered all the hot political buttons at the Aromas meeting, from immigration reform to rising sea levels.

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South County Cal-SOAP College Fairs to be hosted by San Benito and Gilroy high schools

13th annual fairs will be held Oct. 26 at SBHS in Hollister -- students of all ages are invited, along with their parents

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Dr.Parveen Sharma's booth was busy with people informing themselves about eye care.

LULAC Hosts Community Health Fair

The free event promotes healthy lifestyles.

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A stain press of the American flag. Photo courtesy of Lynette Peavey.

Hollister VFW Auxiliary To Host Family Craft Event This Weekend

Proceeds from the family craft event will benefit veterans causes and local charities.

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