Countywide

230 San Benito County residents to graduate from Gavilan on Friday

More than 1,100 degrees and certificates will be conferred on the Gilroy campus

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Anzar student wins arts scholarship

Videographer Cristian Almanza recognized for video about field workers

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Supes decide against consolidating elected offices, for now

After contemplating recruiting Assemblywoman Caballero's help to consolidate county elective offices, supervisors decide to wait until elections before making decisions

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Former Baler athletes make their final jump

Simone Cooper and Elizabeth Reikowski compete against each other for the final time while attending college on the East Coast

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Panetta reacts to Trump budget proposal

Congressman calls the president's plan "damaging"

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Supes say no to extension on traffic signal requirement, developer says 300 jobs may go

Santana Ranch developer tries a second time to defer installation of stoplight and to continue building, but board turns him down, even as city delays construction until June

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High school seniors: There is still time to join TRiO Summer Bridge at Gavilan College

The Summer Bridge Program is designed to help high school students make a successful transition to Gavilan College

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Brett Pura speaks before a large audience while her sister, Emery waits for her turn. (Parents Stan in white and Jamii in red)

Sweet sendoff for Sandy Rose

County residents gathered at Bolado Park to say their goodbyes to insurance business owner and community supporter Sandy Rose

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San Benito Babe Ruth kicks off 60th season

Veterans Memorial Park is also hosting a semipro team this summer and is in need of local families to provide players a place to stay at times

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Most county capital improvement projects have not been started

Report highlights that many capital projects are funded, but have yet to break ground

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City grant designed to move 48-unit extremely low-income senior housing project forward

If tax credits are approved, CHISPA will receive an additional $300,000 to add to original $700k grant to fund 48-unit senior housing project

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OPINION: Welcome to the new state of Fres-Mer-Benito

How would San Benito County make out if California left the U.S.?

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MBEP Co-Chairman Bud Colligan joins the breakout session on Agtech led by John Hartnett, CEO of SVG Partners

Regional Economic Summit recap: Spotlight on jobs, housing is key

Annual economic summit hosted by the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership highlights improving economy, challenges to job creation: housing, workforce development, collaboration

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Former sheriff establishing college fund in wake of tragic loss

Former San Benito County Sheriff Curtis Hill works with university to start a college fund for local student after hearing about the tragic death of Mark Vodanovich.

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From L: Mama (Carolina Perez) and Cecilia (Christy Sandoval). Photos courtesy of Robert Eliason.

San Juan Bautista playwright breaks silence and finds healing in debut play

Written and directed by El Teatro Campesino ensemble member and playwright, Cristal Gonzalez, "Piernas: The Story Between Our Legs," opens on Friday, May 19

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Author Tim Z. Hernandez discusses his book, "All They Will Call You," with SBHS students. Photo by Frank Perez.

Award-winning poet and author visits SBHS, teaching and inspiring students

Tim Z. Hernandez visited the high school campus to discuss his recent book, "All They Will Call You." In addition to teaching students about a piece of local history, he left several feeling inspired

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Homeless shelter could be open by November

After three years and by securing multiple grants, the homeless shelter will soon open to provide beds for 50 people, as well as services to help get people off streets

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Free rodeo for children and adults with special needs

CHP-sponsored event will feature music, food, horseback rides, a petting zoo and displays of public safety vehicles

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San Benito GIVES brings in $35,312 for local nonprofits

BenitoLink, Youth Alliance had the largest amount of donors; Pet Friends received the highest amount of donations

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Our Lady of Fatima statue is crowned

Our Lady of Fatima centennial celebration at St. Benedict's Church

Hundreds attend ceremony celebrating the story of the appearance of an apparition in Portugal in 1917

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