For the first time in history, women make up the majority of the San Benito County Board of Supervisors. Photo by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Majority women San Benito County supervisors make immediate impact

Mindy Sotelo becomes board chair and Angela Curro becomes vice chair.

Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Applications open for Agricultural Leadership Program

Four leading universities provide a comprehensive, diverse and high-impact curriculum designed to improve leadership skills. 

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Government / Politics

Local Democrats select new leader

Leslie Austin takes helm as party prepares for March 2020 primary.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Happy Birthday To My Perpetually Divided Nation

As my beloved U.S.A. celebrates another Independence Day it remains as it has always been, a deeply divided nation, but now without a vision.


Children and Youth

More leadership changes mark evolving YMCA

Promotions at San Benito center highlight continued progress of the Central Coast YMCA

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Police / Fire

Police lieutenant completes leadership institute

Dan Winn, who was recently promoted to lieutenant at the HPD, completed a program focusing on management, leadership and discipline



San Juan 4-H Leadership spreads some love

Members plan to give back to the community, while promoting 4-H

Dr. Kathleen Rose, (center in navy blue) talks with trustees, faculty and community members during the coffee held in San Juan Bautista.

Schools & Education

100+ Days of Engagement at Gavilan College

A look at the first 100 days on the job for new Gavilan College Superintendent/President Dr. Kathleen Rose

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Government / Politics

Local leaders share their community vision at luncheon

Hollister mayor, county supervisor, businessman and school superintendent fielded questions at Community Action Board gathering

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Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: San Benito Rising talks 2016 elections

San Benito Rising looks toward the 2016 elections and supporting community-responsive public servants

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Children and Youth

SJB Youth Commission Volunteer Advisor Needed

SJB Youth Commission Adult Advisor Needed - Apply by February 27th

Workforce Investment Board

Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Tuesday of the month and are open to the public.