Sommer Salinas and VFW Honor Guard. Photo courtesy Sommer Salinas.

San Benito Lifestyle

Girl Scout sets up museum at Veterans Memorial Building

Sommer Salinas earns Gold Award for her work to honor those who served in the Armed Forces.

Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors learn about nature and the environment during the Girl Scouts Love State Parks weekend on July 13-14. Photo provided.

Children and Youth

Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast hike state parks

Scouts Love State Parks weekend gets local girls outdoors.

San Benito High School senior Shelby O'Neil is featured on Monterey-Salinas Transit buses for being one of the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Ocean Heroes. Photo courtesy of O'Neil.

Children and Youth

San Benito High School senior wins national Girl Scouts’ award

Shelby O'Neil, adding to her growing list of honors for her environmental efforts, was one of 10 young women named a National Gold Award Girl Scout this year.

Shelby O'Neil is passionate about the ocean, and how to protect it.

Children and Youth

Local High School Junior founds “No Straw November”

Shelby O'Neil founds two programs that aim to tackle ocean pollution and ocean education.

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Children and Youth

Jody Skenderian named interim CEO of Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast

Jody Skenderian most recently served as the area Girl Scouts' chief development officer

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Children and Youth

Girl Scouts head off to college

Six girls began scouting as little girls with the same leader. They stuck with it and all are now attending college

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San Benito Lifestyle

Volunteers Beautify Downtown Hollister

More than 100 show up to annual Spring Clean-up