Members of Boy Scout Troop 436 receive their sustainability merit badges during San Benito County's first annual Earth Day celebration on April 20. Photos by Carmel de Bertaut.

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First annual Earth Day celebration sprouts in San Benito County

Local groups share a message of sustainability.

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Children and Youth

Integrated Waste Management to host upcoming Earth Day Celebration

Activities for all ages and easy ways for residents to be more green and sustainable.

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Monterey Bay Community Power strikes major renewable energy deal during first year of operation

Community choice energy agency makes long-term wind energy investment.

Tom Habashi, CEO of Monterey Bay Community Power, stands next to a poster about the agency in Watsonville. Photo by Tom Leyde.

Monterey Bay Community Power announces enrollment for MBprime program

Monterey Bay Community Power rolled out its 100 percent eligible renewable service program on July 1, along with residential enrollment.

The Solar PV shade structures (shown in blue) will be located in the North Parking Lot.

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San Benito High School to implement energy efficiency program

The project, which includes new light fixtures, "smart" heating and cooling systems, and the installation of solar panels, is expected to save the district $13 million

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COMMENTARY: Clean Energy Jobs Now

San Benito County can provide more clean energy jobs if we choose to adapt.