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Friends and neighbors gather at Tres Pinos Church Hall on March 9 to try their hand at Pedro, a local card game. Photo by Blaire Strohn.

San Benito Cattlewomen hold annual pedro party

Card players fill Tres Pinos Church Hall.

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Temporary signs block the collapsed reroute on State Route 25 in south San Benito County. File photo.

Caltrans to discuss State Route 25 curve restoration project

State transportation agency to get feedback from residents at community input meeting on Monday, March 18.

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Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Gavilan STEM student studies threats to Monarch Butterfly

From 1994 to 2018, the monarch butterfly population has declined by more than 80 percent. Gavilan College students research the causes alongside San Jose State University professors.

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Institute for Innovation and Economic Development Executive Director Brad Barbeau, Michelle Doty and Denise Mellor of That Garlic Stuff (2018 winners of Main Street division), and judge Doug Yount at the 2018 Startup Challenge Monterey Bay. Photo courtesy of Startup Challenge Monterey Bay.

New businesses welcome to Startup Challenge

Hollister workshop explains how to apply for 10th annual competition.

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State Assemblyman Robert Rivas speaks about the importance of the census at a Feb. 21 committee meeting. Photo by Noe Magaña.

2020 Census will be available online

For the first time, the national survey goes to the web; phone and paper surveys will continue.

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Participants of the Gravel Grinder prepare to go up a hill on Browns Valley Road in Paicines during the 2018 Discovery Classic. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Discovery Classic bike ride returns for second year

New 100-mile Road Ride will wind through San Juan Bautista and Aromas.

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Bill's Bullpen to celebrate Free Comic Book Day in May

Family-oriented event to offer raffle and chance to take pictures with superheroes.

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Participants during the 2018 Pedro Party. Photo Courtesy of Cheri and Andy Holiday.

San Benito Cattlewomen set for annual Pedro Party

Door prizes, raffle items and more expected for the event at Tres Pinos Church Hall.

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Homeless encampment in San Benito County. File photo.

Homeless census conducted in San Benito County

Count enables HUD to determine local funding needs.

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Gavilan College seeks applicants for Measure X oversight committee

Committee will oversee implementation of bond approved by voters in 2018.

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San Benito County Supervisor Mark Medina speaking at the 2018 Election Forum hosted by BenitoLink, San Benito County Farm Bureau, and Youth Alliance. File photo.

COLUMN: Notes From The Chair

In this latest column, County Supervisor Mark Medina talks about what took place during a recent meeting.

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Local author Josh Oelrich. Photo by John Chadwell.

Meet local author Josh Oelrich at the library

Q and A portion to follow book reading.

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From San Benito Stage Company production of Sylvia. Photo provided.

San Benito Stage Company opens 2019 season with Sylvia

New show intended for mature audiences opens Feb. 8.

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Photos courtesy of Kathleen Spencer at Peterson Land and Cattle Co. on Highway 25.

Snow dusts San Benito peaks

Rain expected later in the week.

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Chamber office in downtown Hollister. File photo by John Chadwell.

Chamber of Commerce hosts 98th annual dinner and dance

Man, Woman and Businesses of the Year awards to be handed out at Leal Vineyards.

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Previous event held at Paicines Ranch. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Paicines Ranch to host regenerative ag workshop

Presentations include cover cropping and integrating livestock into cropland.

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Children being read to during story time at the San Benito County Free Library. Photo provided.

Bilingual Family Story Time at the San Benito County Free Library

Children and their families invited to enjoy story time Thursdays from 4 p.m to 5 p.m. beginning Feb. 7.

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Pinnacles National Park. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government shutdown continues to impact Pinnacles National Park

Fourth week brings rock slide, concerns for ecosystem.

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Assemblyman Robert Rivas (right) at a Jan. 2019 art exhibit in Gilroy. Photo by Leslie David.

Q and A with Assemblyman Robert Rivas

The former county supervisor responds to questions concerning statewide issues, finances and local representation in Sacramento.

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Farmworkers in San Benito County. Photo by John Chadwell.

Panetta and others introduce legislation to provide earned pathway to citizenship to farmworkers

"This bill provides these men and women with a way to earn their citizenship by contributing to our agriculture and our communities," Panetta said.

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