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Baler athletes shine in the classroom

Student-athletes in the fall sports season had an average GPA of 3.2 and 16% had at 4.0 GPA or above

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Little girl lays wreath at the base of a tombstone. BenitoLink photo by John Chadwell

Honoring Veterans with Wreaths Across America

San Benito Chamber of Commerce sends reminder to "remember our heroes, honor their service and teach the value of freedom". Dec. 16 is Wreaths Across America Day honoring veterans at Calvary Cemetery.

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Our Father's House; helping the homeless, one person at a time

Linda Lampe has been helping the homeless in San Benito County for over 20 years, and her nonprofit Our Father's House gives them a place to find compassion and a way out of homelessness.

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Women's Club Scholarship luncheon

Hollister Women's Club Still Going Strong

The Women's Club has been around for over 100 years and has community service activities throughout the year.

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The meeting was held in the SBHS Auditorium

SBHS Trustees Make Their New Trustee Area Boundary Maps Pick

The board decided to go with the "Blue" trustee boundary map.

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Pat Loe caught her fellow commissioners and ConEdison VP by surprise with her demand for $1 million. Photos by John Chadwell

County Planning Commission adds $1 million to amended first agreement with solar company to "heal community"

Pat Loe, who was a supervisor when original Panoche Valley Solar Project was approved, now, as a planning commissioner, wants $1 million to be paid to Community Foundation as endowment for nonprofits.

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John Guertin told the board that repairs could begin in next 10 days. Photos by John Chadwell.

Supervisors approve additional $275k for levee repair, now total bill $625k

After considering bids to repair levees, Chapin Construction chosen to do the job for $625,000. Supervisor Jaime De La Cruz warns that he will not support any more cost.

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The Panoche Inn: Not just a bar and restaurant, but a community center

Located in South County, the Panoche Inn is a popular destination for locals and people driving through the Panoche Valley

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OPINION: Measure U Redux: U is for Unsatisfactory

Hollister digs up the old, failed, Growth Management plan to become the new failed plan

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BenitoLink is community-based news at its best

Pledge of Champions is off to a good start with community members getting behind their local news source. And that community spirit is what makes it all work.

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Mitchell Dabo is a financial advisor and SBC Board of Education president

$1.74 Million Judgement against Dabo, financial advisor and SBC Board of Education president

After a two hour trial, San Benito County Superior Judge Marjorie Laird Carter ruled against Dabo

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Enz in the helicopter she is licensed to fly. Photos provided by Mikael Enz.

Mikael Enz's Path to the Sky

At only 17 years old, Enz saw the sky as a challenge she had to conquer.

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Korean War veterans, Dolly DeVasier and Retired Lt. Colonel Richard Castro

Korean War Veterans Honored as Grand Marshals for Annual Veterans Day Parade

Korean War Veterans and Hollister residents, Dolly DeVasier and Richard Castro, will serve as this year's grand marshals in the 16th Annual San Benito County Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 11

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Changing of the Colors at Gavilan College (Thomas Busk photo)

Gavilan College Celebrates its Veterans with Changing of the Colors Ceremony

Gavilan Student Veterans of America honor fellow veterans and the flag during Changing of the Colors Ceremony Nov. 9.

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Walking San Benito: Griswold Hills

This is the sixteenth in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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Roberto Nolasco singing Jail House Rock

Last performances for “All Shook Up” Nov. 10 and Nov 11.

The San Benito Stage company teen cast gives a great comedic performance of star crossed lovers while singing songs inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley.

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Update: Pedestrian killed on Highway 25, Nov. 9 is identified

Updated Information: Hollister Police Department identify victim of possible hit and run as Kathy Haro, 56. HPD requests information on the incident which occurred approx. 9:30 p.m. Nov. 9 on Highway 25 at Meridian in Hollister

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Career Technical Education building hosts open house

The building was constructed using funds from a voter-approved bond measure, one of two that are paying for campus upgrades over the next few years

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