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Demolition of Andy Hardin Field is underway. It will be replaced by a new stadium that will be used by San Benito High School football, track and field, soccer, lacrosse, and field hockey teams. Photo provided.

A busy summer of campus construction at San Benito High School

Superintendent thanks voters for support of Measures G and U, which are funding educational and athletic facility upgrades at San Benito High School.

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Kids at the Park 2017. Photo provided.

Kids at the Park to celebrate 25th Anniversary

Kids at the Park to celebrate the healthy growth of children by proving more than 30 interactive learning stations.

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Suspect arrested after vehicle pursuit

Suspect Cody Giovanni Leyva, 22 from Hollister, was eventually arrested for driving under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance (heroin), and evading police in a vehicle.

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Local San Benito County Jail inmates share creative writing

Stories shared from a creative writing workshop in partnership with Gavilan College.

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Longhorn cattle like these will be part of the parade celebrating San Benito County's history and ranching's  pastoral way of life Saturday, June 16.

Saddle Horse Show and Parade Saturday, June 16

The main street of downtown Hollister will be full of life and animals Saturday celebrating the return of the Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo Parade

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Four Hollister schools named to Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll

Several large businesses support a national program that recognizes improved academic achievement over time.

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Summer Safety Steps to Keep You and Your Family Safe and Healthy

Summer is a great time to enjoy different indoor and outdoor activities. But every summer, children and adults are injured or die from drowning, falls, and other summer activity-related accidents. Additional risks include heat-related illnesses.

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This 1956 Chevy Bel Air won best of show at last year's event. Photo provided.

32nd Street Festival Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

Over 200 beautiful cars and trucks and 8,000 festival goers will descend upon downtown to catch up with friends and family while admiring the vehicles on display.

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Councilman Karson Klauer recused himself and Jim Gillio was absent for the vote on the dispensary. Photo by John Chadwell.

Hollister City Council Approves Medical Cannabis Dispensary

After months of moving through the legal process, the Hollister City Council gave its stamp of approval for a medical cannabis dispensary to Monterey Bay Alternative Medicine.

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County selects Don Chapin Company to fix Southside Road

The portion of Southside Road has been closed since May 30.

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Inside the old hospital on Southside Road. Photo by Leslie David.

Old Hospital demolished to make room for self-help housing

The new self-help housing project, known as Riverview II, will feature up to 25 homes on 4,000 square-foot lots.

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San Benito High School says goodbye to over 600 graduates

Just before 7 a.m. Friday, around 15 audio speakers blasted out recorded messages that could be heard over a block away from the San Benito High School campus.

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Election 2018: Updated results for June 5 primary

Updated results for the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election.

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San Andreas High School Graduating Class of 2018. Photo by Noe Magaña.

San Andreas High School celebrates 2018 Graduates

San Andreas graduating students celebrated with classmates and school staff before the ceremony. During the commencement, they received farewell from the principal, board of education president, superintendent, and classmates.

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San Benito High School earns recognition for achievement, student success

The district is one of 24 public school districts statewide being recognized for improving student achievement.

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Election 2018: June 5 Primary Results

Initial results of the June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election.

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Police cite cannabis delivery drivers in sting operation

Companies who advertised that they delivered either medical and/or adult use cannabis were targeted.

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Commissioner Carol Lenoir, center, told one resident if he was worried about traffic he should have bought his home on a cul-de-sac. Photos by John Chadwell.

Residents object to infill building project next to homes

Despite objections of nearby residents, the Hollister Planning Commission approved a tentative map and conditional use permit for a 12-unit development.

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Assemblymember Anna Caballero Announces 2018 Young Legislators Program

Assemblymember Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas) is now accepting applications from high school students for the 2018 Young Legislators Program. The deadline to submit the electronic application is 5:00pm Monday, June 11, 2018.

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Registration for Summer Reading Program Begins at San Benito County Free Library

The San Benito County Free Library invites all community members to participate in its annual Summer Reading Program. All events are free and in-person and online registration begins Monday, June 4.

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