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San Benito High School Administration Building

SBHS Board One Step Closer to Adopting New Trustee Area Boundary Maps

The next public hearing will be held on Oct. 24.

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The Esperanza Center (file photo).

LGBTQ Youth Resource Center and Safe Space Opening This Weekend

San Benito County's first-ever LGBTQ youth resource center and safe space opening on Saturday at the Esperanza Center in downtown Hollister

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Advisory runs now through Sunday, Oct.15. Photo from Pixabay.

Central Coast Air Quality Officials Issue WildFire Smoke Advisory

San Benito County residents to stay indoors if they have breathing disorders.

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San Benito County Sheriff Darren Thompson getting his Flu Shot. Photo Courtesy of  the San Benito County Health and Human Services Agency

Health Officials Encourage Community to Get Flu Shot

San Benito County Public Health Services will be conducting a Free Flu Vaccination Clinic at Veterans Memorial Building on Thursday Oct. 26 from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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Various hands-on craft activities are part of the cost of the admission ticket to the festival.

A Fun-Filled Schedule for the San Benito Olive Festival

The fourth annual San Benito Olive Festival is very excited to announce its entertainment schedule happening this Saturday, October 14, 2017.

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County Supervisor News Roundup

Chamber produces promotional videos for county, White House designates county HIDTA area, new LBGT youth program, county to produce its own promotional video.

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Caltrans work causing delays on 156 this week and next

Caltrans will be doing road work and traffic will be affected Oct. 12, and Oct. 17 through 19 on Highway 156 between San Juan Bautista and Hollister.

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Red Flag Weather Warning for San Benito County

Wind and dry vegetation elevate risk in the county.

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Hollister firefighters could be on the line for up to 21 days, all the while staying with their engine. Photos courtesy of Hollister Fire Department.

Hollister firefighters on front line battling Tubbs fire in Napa County

Hollister fire department part of California Office of Emergency Services task force may be fighting fires in Sonoma and Napa counties for up to 21 days.

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Supervisors approve repairing levees, allocate $350,000

In a case where the only choice was deemed a bad choice, supervisors approve repairing levees as they attempt to convince Fish & Wildlife to allow cleaning out Pacheco Creek.

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The group held their first event at Fisher's Restaurant and Catering.

South Co. Young Professionals Network expands to Hollister

SCYPN serves as a platform for professionals to come together and develop connections within the existing business community. 

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Hollister Police Department Squad Car

HPD Arrest Parolee for Vehicle Theft and DUI

On Oct. 8 officers arrested Jose Eduardo Garcia on charges of vehicle theft, receiving stolen property, driving under the influence, and a parole violation.

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File photo of the San Benito County Free Library.

Gender, Sexuality, and Identity Forum at County Library on Thursday

The public is invited to attend a discussion on gender, sexuality, and identity hosted by Gavilan College's Civic Engagement Title V program

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San Benito Fire Safe Council Awarded $25,000 Grant

The San Benito Fire Safe Council was awarded a $25,000 grant from the Monterey Bay Air Resources District to chip storm-related debris that would otherwise be burned.

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Immaculate Conception Church in Tres Pinos

79th Annual Barbecue at Tres Pinos' Immaculate Conception Church

125 year old church will have its annual Chicken Barbecue Sun. Oct. 15

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Photo of Jim Ostdick taken by Megan Blue-Eyes in the Chez Bubba Cafe in rural Nebraska.

SJB Resident Writes Book About His 2016 Walk Across the U.S.

In an effort to raise awareness and funds for REACH San Benito, San Juan resident, Jim Ostdick, walked across the country last year. His 3,322 mile trek is now the subject of a recently, self-published book.

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HPD Hosts Drug Take-Back Day

This event is free and anonymous.

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San Juan Bautista Strategic Planning Committee members listen to a presentation by Leslie Austin of APAL Climate Action Team

APAL Climate  Action Team approaches San Juan Bautista on clean energy efforts

The committee will be making a recommendation to move forward with the project at the next city council meeting.

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San Benito High School Superintendent John Perales, center in this file photo, tendered his resignation to the Board of Trustees, which accepted it on Jan. 13, 2017. (John Chadwell photo)

Ex-SBHS superintendent Perales sentenced in gun incident

Perales was sentenced for an incident which occurred in October 2016. He resigned from his position as San Benito High School Superintendent in January 2017.

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