David Gonzalez (middle) joins other graduates in applauding during the ceremony. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Nonprofits

LULAC youth councils remain active during the pandemic

While most activities have been virtual, members also coordinated in-person events such as graduations and food drives.

Wayne Norton and SJB Councilman Cesar Flores. Photo by Robert Eliason.

San Benito Lifestyle

LULAC honors Wayne Norton with Veteran of the Year award

Honoree receives engraved plaque at San Juan Bautista ceremony.

David Gonzalez (middle) joins other graduates in applauding during the ceremony. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Education / Schools

LULAC honors 12 graduating members

Students share their plans for the future.

MACE member Al Gutierrez at the 2019 Cinco de Mayo dance gives an emotional speech about Adolfo Berlanga, the late owner of El Nopal Bakery in Hollister. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Education / Schools

Local scholarship organization ends after 50 years

MACE struggles to attract new members.

Food collected during the April 4 food drive included cereal, bread, fruits and vegetables. Photo provided by Ana De Castro.

Nonprofits

LULAC Young Adults Council holds food drive

Donations will be distributed to farmworkers and their families.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

News Release

LULAC provides list of local resources

Food access, seniors, resources for workers and more.

Members of LULAC, Jovenes de Antaño and Hollister Recreation cut the ceremonial red ribbon for the EHAT Technical Center, located at 300 West Street in Hollister. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Nonprofits

New technology center opens at Hollister Recreation

No cost to residents for access to 10 internet-connected computers and a printer.

Lydia Zendejas. Photo provided.

History & Profiles

LULAC Youth 30th: Lydia Zendejas

As a university administrator, she tells students to ask for help.

Photo provided by Martin Gonzales.

History & Profiles

LULAC Youth 30th: Martin Gonzales

Martin Gonzales works to help more minorities get into—and complete—college.

Andres Rodriguez addressing news media outlets and the participants during a demonstration he helped lead in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in July during the LULAC National Convention. Photo provided by Andres Rodriguez.

History & Profiles

LULAC Youth 30th: Andres Rodriguez

With his family as his inspiration, the national VP of LULAC Young Adults looks to give back to the community.

Aztec dancers lead a peace march to the LULAC Health Fair on Sept. 14. Photos by Patty Lopez Day.

Government / Politics

LULAC peace march leads to health fair

Adults and youth stand in solidarity with immigrants.

San Benito County Superintendent of Schools Krystal Lomanto, State Assemblyman Robert Rivas, Young Woman of the Year award winners Reina Gonzales and Samantha Barrientos, and State Senator Anna Caballero at the 25th annual LULAC Women's Reception. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Nonprofits

LULAC honors women of the year

Silent auction proceeds go to scholarship fund.

Events

San Benito LULAC to honor local Women of the Year

Local organization to recognize notable women who have persisted to provide leadership and service to the community.

Children and Youth

San Benito LULAC Council #705 goes to 2019 state convention

Local youth council attended state convention from May 17-19.

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Government / Politics

Elected officials attend LULAC ethics certification workshop

Conflicts of interest and reporting of gifts among the topics.