Aromas

Emily Andoney,17, of Hollister, presents a graduation-exhibition to judges last week at Anzar High School in San Juan Bautista. Her subject focused on the lack of female representation in U.S. government.

It's grad-ex time at Anzar High School in San Juan Bautista

Anzar High School juniors and seniors present their graduation exhibitions

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A map of parks in San Juan Bautista. The city's Strategic Planning Committee is working on a parks masterplan.

San Juan Bautista's Strategic Planning Committee has broad task

San Juan Bautista Strategic Planning Committee develops plans for city's future.

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Ambitious fundraising goal set for a milestone year at the YMCA of the San Benito County

Financial assistance for memberships, summer camp, diabetes prevention, summer camp and more supported through donations to the Annual Campaign

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Drew McAlister, center, president of the Aromas-San Juan Unified School District board of trustees, talks to those attending the State of the District meeting Wednesday night at San Juan School. At right is Superintendent Michele Huntoon. At left is trustee Jose Flores.

Parents, students, teachers hear state of Aromas-San Juan Unified School District report

The Aromas-San Juan Unified School district is in good shape, but there's plenty of room for improvement.

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Calling Community Members to bring Bath Tubs

Calling all community members to bring Bath Tubs!

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Maureen Cain, right, of the Aromas Progressive Action League, addresses the audience at a panel discussion the group hosted titled "Local Democracy Dies in Darkness." Three local journalists made up the panel. They are Mark Paxton, left, Julia Reynolds Martinez and Wayne Norton.

Veteran journalists weigh in on downsizing, loss of local newspapers

Panel of journalists decry downsizing, loss of daily newspapers but see promise in online news and call the world of news media the "Wild West".

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 Free food is given out twice a month at the Aromas

Aromas nonprofit makes sure no one goes hungry

Aromas nonprofit offers free food to needy twice a month.

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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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Kinship office is now located in the Ross Building, 345 5th St. in Hollister. Google Photos

Kinship Center Opens New Office for Foster and Adoptive training and support

Kinship has opened up an office in downtown Hollister. Families can now get the training and support to become a foster or adoptive family, locally.

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Dr. Armstrong, an Obstetrician-Gynecologist in Hollister

Philanthropy with a medical perspective

Keynote speaker Dr. Ralph Armstrong shared his perspective as a local physician on the importance of giving back where you live during National Philanthropy Day dinner celebration.

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San Benito County Office of Education. Photo by John Chadwell

Schools in the dark about budget shortfall

Three districts don’t know their account balances

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Aromas groups invite public to talk about healthcare for all Sunday, Oct. 22

Join Assembly Members Mark Stone and Anna Caballero, with Sally Gwin Saterlee from the Healthy California Campaign, in a discussion about Senate Bill 562.

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Cruz Zapeda (left) and Ethan Schulze race to the finish line

Graniterock's annual race, Rock and Run raises $20,000 for Aromas School

The A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas held Rock and Run to raise money for Aromas School and an opportunity for folks to learn about the quarry.

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Caltrans work causing delays on 156 this week and next

Caltrans will be doing road work and traffic will be affected Oct. 12, and Oct. 17 through 19 on Highway 156 between San Juan Bautista and Hollister.

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San Juan Bautista Strategic Planning Committee members listen to a presentation by Leslie Austin of APAL Climate Action Team

APAL Climate  Action Team approaches San Juan Bautista on clean energy efforts

The committee will be making a recommendation to move forward with the project at the next city council meeting.

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Anzar football to host first game, car wash fundraiser

Hawks play Crystal Springs on Thursday night, set to fundraise Friday afternoon.

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Lori Grimes likes to run every day. She feels people should appreciate the wildlife in the area and drive with caution.

Aromas citizens grapple with drivers speeding through town.

Aromas citizens speak out about the harrowing experiences they have had on the streets they share with speeding vehicles. They want something done.

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SBC Sheriff's Office requests information about missing person.

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

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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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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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