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Community Nonprofits Prepare for San Benito GIVES

Nonprofits prepare for San Benito GIVES

A 24-hour online fundraising effort provides an opportunity to help raise thousands for nonprofits. The goal of San Benito Gives is to raise $50,000

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San Juan to hold cannabis special meeting

The June 14 study session will address issues such as proposed bans, security issues and more

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Construction on Panoche Solar Farm continues

The project in southern San Benito County moves ahead despite environmentalists' attempts to stop the project and the governor's efforts to slash its size

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Women’s Club of Hollister announces 2017 scholarship award recipients

Local high school seniors were selected for their academic and community service accomplishments

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Hollister Police chief responds to concerns about homeless

David Westrick says "this isn't about politics; it's about the human condition"

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Residents want homeless moved from Dunne Park

People living near the park claim homeless are encamped and committing crimes, making it unsafe

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Gillio selected for council from among 9 applicants

Local businessman will fill council seat vacated by Roy Sims, and will serve the 18 months remaining on the term

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Police seek information on shoplifting suspects

Four suspects are accused of stealing alcohol from the Safeway store on Tres Pinos Road in Hollister

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Panetta announces 2017 Congressional Art competition

Winners of annual contest will receive a scholarship and a trip to Washington, D.C.

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Gillio selected as District 4 councilman

Hollister City Council held public interviews of 9 candidates

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Van hits pole on Hwy. 156

Single-vehicle accident sheared power pole on the eastbound side of the highway

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Local artists open their studios this weekend during annual Open Studios Art Tour

This year's tour features 28 local artisans and artists from around San Benito County

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Emergency tree removal, guardrail work planned for Hwy. 101 in San Benito County

One northbound lane will be closed for three days this week

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County proclaims April 22 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Day

Annual event in downtown Hollister will bring attention to abuse against women

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Supes approve resolutions to reactivate contracts to repair five bridges

Work will begin to repair or replace five county bridges, some of which were supposed to be completed as far back as 20 years ago

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County marijuana cultivation ordinance on track

Board of Supervisors briefed on progress of marijuana cultivation ordinance as next public hearing set for May 23

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Supervisors dive in to aquatic center funding discussion

Board expresses reluctance about using county General Fund money to help with planned aquatic center at San Benito High School

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Six local churches to take part in joint Good Friday services

Local churches offer services centered on a common theme, continuing a quarter-century-old tradition

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Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta and former Hollister resident, Rick Rivas. Photo by Frank Perez.

Locals help civil rights activist celebrate birthday, soon-to-be released documentary

On April 9, current and former county residents joined Dolores Huerta in San Francisco to celebrate her 87th birthday and to watch a screening of "Dolores: The Movie," a documentary about the civil rights activist

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Annual VFW Easter egg hunt Saturday

VFW-sponsored event at Vets' Park is open to children ages 2 to 10 years old

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