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Walking San Benito: Pinnacles National Park South Wilderness Trail

This is the twelfth in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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"The U.S. is all I have ever known. I was raised here, just like every other citizen, I’m just undocumented..." - David

Living in the Shadows

DACA was rescinded early Sept. leaving many young undocumented people wondering about their future. This is "David's" story.

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San Luis Reservoir in 2015

California Drought Response and Continued Need to Conserve Water

Many Water Projects are slated for California, but Water Conservation Needs to be a Way of Life

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Soccer at Veteran's Memorial Park

Walking San Benito: Hollister Parks Loop I

This is the eleventh in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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The real thing at the Aromas Fair tomato booth. Vicki Morris and Maureen Cain operated a tomato tasting booth, where you could vote for your favorite.

Aromas fair- for and by the community

The Aromas Community holds a fair for the community

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

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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Paul Welch frequently cruises around Aromas on his bike.

Aromas man reminiscences about kite flying hobby

Paul Welch, a long time resident of Aromas, reminisces over his kite flying days.

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The Rewards of Summer Reading

With record turnout, the San Benito County Free Library's 2017 Summer Reading Program was a big success.

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Kirk Ward remembers Hollister even as he makes movies in Hollywood

Kirk Ward has made it big in Hollywood, but he never forgets his roots in Hollister, even to the point of including references to it in his new TV movie "Skyward."

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Walking San Benito: Mudstone Ranch

This is the 10th in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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Fourth annual Pullin' For a Cure supports local Relay for Life team

The family-friendly charity event was born from an idea that occurred over dinner

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Coleen and one of her customers at Country Groomers.

Fundraiser underway to help owner of Country Groomers fight cancer

Coleen Howell, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia, has been a business owner in Hollister for more than 10 years

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Walking San Benito - The San Benito County Historical Park

This is the ninth in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County

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A gathering of gardeners

Transition Aromas will host a Gardening of Gardeners on Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Aromas Grange

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Stuff the Bus provides school supplies to students

Local children received school supplies on Saturday through the program sponsored by the United Way and the San Benito County Office of Education

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Walking San Benito - The Art and Science of Downtown Hollister

This is the eighth in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County

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Jane and Mike Hulme, with one of their friendly Guernsey goats. Photos provided by the Hulmes.

Evergreen Acres Farms makes sweet milk from goats

Mike and Jane Hulme work to bring healthy, Grade A-certified products to their local clientele

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Jackson with one of his instructors at space camp.

Local 15-year-old graduates from Advanced Space Academy

Jackson Curro knows what it will take to one day become a NASA astronaut, and it starts now

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The Wapple house is shown under construction in 1909

Walking tour to focus on architecture

Historical Society event will showcase homes by Wolfe & Higgins followed by a presentation by author Krista Van Laan

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Edie Littlefield Sundby lighting candles at Mission San Juan Bautista on Day 45 of her mission walk. Photos courtesy of Edie Littlefield Sundby.

The Mission Walker

In her debut memoir, "The Mission Walker: I was given three months to live...," cancer survivor, Edie Littlfield Sundby, recounts her battle with illness and the 1,600-mile journey that healed and empowered her

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