New Idria

Kate Woods eulogized by former colleague

Former owner of The Pinnacle newspaper recalls Kate Woods as a "musician, artist, writer, activist, humorist, story teller, caretaker, survivor"

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Kate Woods was a renowned violinist and pioneer in mariachi music

Journalist, artist Kate Woods dies in car accident

Woods was known and loved for her sharp wit and commitment to social justice. She also pushed the EPA to clean up an abandoned mercury mine in New Idria that polluted local waterways.

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Gathering to celebrate the life of local author and activist, Kate Woods

Locals will gather on the 400 Block at sunset on Friday, May 26 to celebrate the journalist who died in a car crash in rural San Benito County

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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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Business Council to host San Benito County Water Forum

April 21 water forum to feature national, state, regional and local experts to inform farmers, businesses, leaders, staff and community on the state of local water

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Martha Metzger was a professional singer who performed in the United States and abroad.

Martha Metzger Scholarship available

Students from Anzar, San Benito and San Andreas high schools are eligible

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Man wearing an ugly sweater

Come celebrate the holiday season in style

The county library invites teens to show off their creativity during its first-ever Ugly Holiday Sweater Design Competition. The library also seeks volunteers of any age for its annual children’s holiday program

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Bill to re-open Clear Creek moves forward

If enacted, the Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act would direct the BLM to reopen the 75,000 acre Clear Creak Management Area in San Benito and Fresno counties for public recreational use

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Workforce Development Board Hosts Resource Event, Wrapping Up Business Survey

The San Benito County Workforce Development Board hosted a successful, free business resource event and continues with a business outreach and survey program to help sustain and grow commerce in San Benito county.

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Dr. Mike Schmoker addresses a joint school board meeting of all San Benito County school districts

Expert to San Benito Educators: Keep it Simple

San Benito County educators hear from an expert on being more effective

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Bill to reopen Clear Creek for recreational use earns committee approval

The legislation seeks to direct BLM to re-open the area in south San Benito County for public recreational use, including for off-road vehicles

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BenitoLink, Farm Bureau to Host Election Forums

Meet local candidates and learn about ballot measures in the upcoming primary election

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Latino Generations Scholarship Deadline March 31

Scholarship for Latino students provides financial support to high school seniors and/or college student transfers who will be attending a two-year college, four-year university, or a certified vocational training institution

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Pinnacles National Park to do MLK, Jr. Day Service Project on Jan. 18

Make it a day on, not a day off! Come join Pinnacles National Park as to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy and kick off the National Park Service Centennial Year.

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Colin Seis will be explaining the concept of "Pasture Cropping" at Paicines Ranch

Pasture Cropping Workshop October 7

Early bird registration has been extended through Friday, Sept. 25 and locals are being offered a 50 percent discount.

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Entertainment, Concessions and Camping at Bolado Park Event Center Complements Hollister Freedom Rally Activities

A lineup of local bands is offering great entertainment 3:30-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday on the patio at the Bolado Park Event Center; biker movies follow in the Pavilion.

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Rotary Club of Hollister celebrates 90th anniversary

Service club this year has raised more than $20,000 for college scholarships, grants and youth leadership camps

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California Competes Tax Credit

GO-Biz to host free local workshop on California Competes tax credit

Join the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) for a free workshop on how to apply for the California Competes Tax Credit this Thursday in Salinas.

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Farr hopes legislation will loosen restrictions on Clear Creek access

Naturally-occurring asbestos has forced continued closure of popular off-roading area in southern San Benito County

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Kish Rajan, Director of the California Governor’s Office of Business & Economic Development

2015 Regional Economic Forecast: Sign up now for early-bird registration

Early bird registration is now underway for the 2015 Monterey Bay Economic Partnership's Regional Economic Forecast January 29 featuring Kish Rajan, Director of the Governor's Office of Economic Development

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