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Corrigan and Hodges filed suit on behalf of the club membership, which includes parents of approximately 240 students

Parent club sues foundation over alleged money-grab

Community Foundation rejects categorically claims it acted improperly or colluded with former club officials to take nearly $200,000 bequeathed to Southside School kids and tie it up forever in an irrevocable endowment fund

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Jung Choi arrived at San Francisco International Airport on same day Yoon Ji was murdered. Photos by John Chadwell.

DA denies Sang Ji confessed to killing his wife as case moves to possible trial

As murder case moves toward possible trial, Korean interpreter claimed she overheard conversation in which South Korean citizen Jung Choi told attorney that Ji had confessed to killing his wife.

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The five housing lots in phase 7 of the Rancho Vista housing development are seen on the lower right in this landscaping map.

Rancho Vista development back to five lots in phase 7

San Juan Bautista City Council hears updates, approves issues relating the Rancho Vista housing development

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Jennifer Coulter walks through Jessie's campsite. Photos by John Chadwell

Homeless encampment evicted for new housing development

As new Allendale housing development moves forward near Vista Park Hill, a homeless encampment of nearly 60 people are evicted.

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Pain at the pump...will the new tax survive the 2018 repeal vote?

Statewide Office Candidates Are Coming to Hollister

With gas tax hikes being recent history, California voters are only months away from a possible repeal. Meet the candidates face-to-face to learn their visions California’s future.

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Racing Time performing. Photo courtesy of Amalia Ellis

Local Hollister rock band to perform at Mission 10 Race

The band is made up of high school students who primarily write and perform their own music.

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The multi-use fields will benefit SBHS students and athletes, allowing for safe, state-of-the art surfaces for boys' and girls' teams and physical education classes. SBHS photo

SBHS breaks ground on multi-use fields

Bond-funded project kicks off multi-phase athletic field construction, including a planned aquatics complex and new stadium

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New visual and performing arts building debuts

Bond measure-funded project adds new classroom space for dance, visual arts and ceramics classes, along with social science

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Curt Mead and Brenda Weatherly. Photo by Raul Ceja

Community Foundation hires Brenda Weatherly, Curt Mead retires

The Community Foundation for San Benito County (CFFSBC) announced they have hired Brenda Weatherly as Director of Donor and Community Services. Director of Operations & Grants, Curt Mead announces his departure from the organization.

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Aromas Grange Hall

Aromas Progressive Action League to host Local Democracy Dies in Darkness

The Aromas Progressive Action League will be hosting a panel discussion on local journalism at 4 p.m. on Jan. 28

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Photo of Red Cross Central Coast emergency response vehicles leaving the Santa Cruz office to respond to a disaster call.

Insurance Company's gift supports local Red Cross disaster-response

A Monterey-based insurance carrier is giving $70,000 to the American Red Cross of the Central Coast. The gift is enabling the chapter to purchase a disaster-response vehicle that will primarily be used in San Benito and other local counties.

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Hollister Police seek information on assault

Hollister Police Department have identified the approximate date and time a crime occurred and are asking for assistance in identifying the suspect.

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Supervisor Robert Rivas Photo provided by Rivas for Assembly

San Benito County native, Robert Rivas to run for Assembly

Robert Rivas announces that he will be a 30th Assembly District candidate.

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County health officer reports 2 flu-related deaths

Two San Benito County residents die of flu, adding to widespread epidemic throughout California and 45 other states.

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Pinnacles National Park  Photo by John Chadwell

Climbing Advisory in Effect at Pinnacles National Park

The annual measures are put in place to protect nesting raptors. Restrictions for climbing in Pinnacles National Park begin Jan. 16.

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Photo courtesy Valley Fever Center for Excellence, Californian research

Increase in reported valley fever cases locally and statewide

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has announced an increase in the number of new valley fever cases. Three cases occurred in San Benito County.

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Photo provided by Pinnacles National Park

Pinnacles National Park seeks new interns and Ranger Corps members

Pinnacles National Park is hiring youth for a Trails Internship, a Habitat Restoration Internship, and Ranger Corps positions.

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Artists encouraged to apply to 2018 Open Studios Art Tour

Arts Council now accepting applications for annual art tour weekend

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