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SJB council postpones dog park decision, approves cannabis consultant

City to continue consideration of adding dog facility at Abbe Park; Victor Gomez adds another local government agency to his cannabis consultancy

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The status of the drought and atmoshperic rivers

How atmospheric rivers ended the drought in California and how we need to manage our water supply

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Supes support Z-Best plans for Highway 25, with conditions

Officials want clear language in letter of support for Z-Best expansion to include its concerns that traffic mitigation be included along the commute route

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Sports park for Aromas

Sports park on the horizon for Aromas

Aromas committee may make deal with Driscoll’s for facility to be used by local soccer teams

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Environmentalists win, county loses revenues in solar project settlement

After years of legal maneuvers by environmental groups, the Panoche Valley Solar Project is reduced to one-third of original design as ConEdison plans to move much of the project to Southern California

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Arrest at motorcycle rally leads to warrant for drug sales

52-year-old arrested in Salinas on suspicion of selling cocaine at the motorcycle rally in downtown Hollister

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2017 Ford Driving Dreams Grants Recipients

Grant to help San Benito County LULAC students

$20,000 awarded to San Benito LULAC to assist local students pursue a higher education

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Improved water quality coming soon to West/Central Hollister

New treatment plant improves drinking water, helps preserve groundwater basin, protects against drought, and aids in meeting state water discharge requirements 

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"Annie: The Musical" runs through July 29

Check out the cast list below the story

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Riverview Estates neighborhood working to understand CSA funds

Homeowners begin organizing to address needs in their community

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ConEdison calls county's solar project reaction 'vitriolic, 'unfair'

After Board of Supervisors threatens to stop solar project and file a lawsuit, developer acknowledges tax allocation "difficulties," but says project will continue

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County awards $25 million jail expansion project; state to pay $20 million

Construction is expected to begin in late August, with the state funding 80 percent of the project

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Police arrest 4 juveniles after alleged break-in at school

The group is alleged to have broken into Cerra Vista and Calvary Christian schools

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Going Green discusses climate change

NASA scientist offers his perspective on climate change

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Supes demand cancellation of solar project, threaten litigation against ConEdison

After hearing the Panoche Valley Solar Project will not pay sales tax to the county, supervisors demand project be canceled and litigation initiated against ConEdison.

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The Solar PV shade structures (shown in blue) will be located in the North Parking Lot.

San Benito High School to implement energy efficiency program

The project, which includes new light fixtures, "smart" heating and cooling systems, and the installation of solar panels, is expected to save the district $13 million

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Business Council hears city growth report, concerned about "misinformation" from social media

Development services director says new retail development on the Highway 25 bypass will also include a Black Angus, Chipotle and a sporting goods store

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Street Festival celebrates car culture

More than 235 vehicles were on display in downtown Hollister on Saturday

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Heat warning for San Benito County on Sunday

Triple-digit temperatures are expected on Sunday, with a bit of a cooling trend on the horizon after a Red Flag Warning for fire danger

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County Chamber members meet at new hotel, hear bleak outlook for roads

Hollister and county officials discussed the future of roads. The news was not encouraging

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