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A New Era for Pietra Santa

Wine tasting hot-spot changes hands and re-calibrates to its historic roots

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Learning life skills at the food bank

San Benito High School students obtain skills and help others during their weekly visit

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Science Fair winners receive awards in ceremony

Science Fair winners receive awards

Young scientists from around the county honored for their creativity

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Panetta says pulling of GOP health care plan 'understandable'

He called it a "quickly and carelessly crafted bill"

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Students perform a cautionary tale

San Benito High School revisits old lessons about safe choices and avoiding pain and loss through the "Every 15 Minutes" program

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OPINION: We need the EPA

Federal environmental regulations to clean up our air and water have been a huge success story, and younger readers might not know this history

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Victor Gomez at a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event with a picture of Elizabeth Gomez, his sister.

Gomez to honor murdered sister at Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Former Hollister City Councilman Victor Gomez is raising money and spreading awareness about domestic violence in memory of his sister who was murdered 10 years ago

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El Teatro Campesino in San Juan Bautista.

El Teatro Campesino to host family-oriented event this weekend

Open to the public, the event will feature original stage productions, live music, children's activities, and more

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Pinnacles Gateway Partners discuss overcrowding and future for park

Meeting discussed ways to promote communities around the national park and encourage volunteerism

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Picture of electricity lines

OPINION: San Benito County moves toward Community Choice Energy

The Green Business Committee of the Chamber of Commerce encourages the effort

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Kids learn where food comes from during Farm Day

Bolado Park has hosted the event for 24 years to teach third-graders about agriculture

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Flooding along Pacheco Creek broke fences along Lovers Lane in Hollister

Flood victims still impacted by winter storms

Residents along Pacheco Creek are still cleaning up after heavy winter rains

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Play equipment for parks spark the imagination, so important to joyful well-being.

OPINION: Parks and rec conference attendance needs county support

Conference in Sacramento discussed how to get parks built and how to maintain them

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Water's important role in the county's history

Since early settlement and food production in San Benito County, efforts have been made to achieve a balanced and sustainable groundwater basin

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Police arrest two on gun charges

Two males taken into custody after large fight on Monterey Street in Hollister

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Gavilan ESL program opens new opportunities for students

With nine locations in San Benito County, Gavilan's noncredit ESL program brings new skills and improved employment opportunities for county residents

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Arrest of three males prompts message from SBHS principal

Trio arrested Friday are not SBHS students nor from the county, but school officials are monitoring the situation to see if there is a connection to anyone on campus

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Paicines Ranch Classes on Hollistic Management include time out in the field.

Land stewards learn at Paicines Ranch

The ranch hosts a course on holistic management practices

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OPINION: County signs on for huge transportation tax increase

Desperate for road taxes, county supervisors back a bad plan rather than demand essential reform of the state budget process

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In the wake of lawsuits, local businesses learn about ADA compliance

The cost of bringing a building into compliance can be less than the cost of settling a lawsuit, presenter says

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