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OPINION: It’s time for our community to become one

County supervisor says residents, elected officials and business owners need to collaborate and communicate for the betterment of the community

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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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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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Walking San Benito: St. Francis Loop

This is the seventh 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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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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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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Guitars Not Guns classes to be offered upstairs at the Veterans Memorial Building in Hollister

19 students enrolled in free guitar class program

Guitars Not Guns is holding classes at the Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Hollister

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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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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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Panetta appointed to House Armed Services Committee

Congressman said he will work to main the military installations on the Central Coast

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Graffiti art classes kick off Arts Council's Summer Art Camps

The next workshop will feature clay-making and will take place from July 18-20

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