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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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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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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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Tres Pinos School students raise money to fight cancer

Rural school's "penny war" nets support for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, promotes community spirit among students

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Jahsman, dogs Magnet and Ferris and some of his hand-made items.

Carving out a niche through Project Possible

Hollister resident Casey Jahsman is on a mission to inspire smiles through positivity and hand-crafted wood items.

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Photo by Elaine Patarini

Locals meet to strengthen food economy

Advocates met at FarmHouse Cafe to talk about creating a local food hub

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Potential police officers get a feel for the job

Approximately 30 participants asked questions and completed an obstacle course modeled after police training

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BenitoLink offers locally-brewed news

National online news group likens the expansion of local independent online news to the regional craft beer movement

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Orange Lipstick film poster

Film by Hollister native to premiere Sunday

Kristina Denton wrote and starred in a film inspired by her hard-working, dedicated mother

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Close up of the little fish that make up the big fish in the Aromas Park.

The hills are alive with art

The Aromas Hills Artisans group promotes art and creativity in the tiny town

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Ella DeAmaral wins Poetry Out Loud a second time

Four students each from Anzar High School and San Benito High School competed in Poetry Out Loud on Friday night

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Free tax help available

Earned Income Tax Credit can provide thousands to eligible taxpayers

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Another round of rain predicted for Sunday

Pacheco Creek levee repair work commences as another bout of rain predicted to sweep through on Sunday

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Teresa Ordas roasts, peels and removes the seeds while Catalán whips the egg whites. Now the chiles are ready to be dipped in the batter

Chile Relleno is the perfect taster's choice at La Fogata

A local farmer keeps it fresh in Tres Pinos

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Young spellers awaiting their next word from Kim O'Connor, right. Photo by Brenda Romero.

County S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G B-E-E gets started

The top 25 elementary and junior high finalists will compete in early February for a shot at the state spelling bee

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Target employees volunteer to paint the interior of the Emmaus House in Hollister

Emmaus House volunteer effort on target

Eight area store managers and employees rolled up their sleeves to paint and refresh the Hollister domestic violence shelter

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Community Foundation provides support for adobe wall restoration project

Funding aids Native Daughters of the Golden West's preservation of historic San Juan Building

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Mission 10 Race is a group effort

Teams are ready to line up at the San Juan Bautista Mission for the Jan. 28 Hollister Rotary-sponsored run, which this year's includes a team category

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Admirers take in the alien oriented art.

Aliens land for 'First Saturday' show at Vertigo

'Milky Way Romance' kicks off a series of art shows at Vertigo

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Rehabilitation of McCarthy Street Park is a community effort

Interested in supporting San Andreas High School students envision the functional rehabilitation of McCarthy Park next door to the school? "Just ask."

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