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A map of parks in San Juan Bautista. The city's Strategic Planning Committee is working on a parks masterplan.

San Juan Bautista's Strategic Planning Committee has broad task

San Juan Bautista Strategic Planning Committee develops plans for city's future.

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Lack of discovery materials delays murder trial proceedings

Attorneys of defendants Ji and Choi ask for delay of hearing, claiming FBI and sheriff's office have not given them any discovery materials needed to defend their clients.

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Clara (Yoon) Ji was beloved by her daughters and many friends in Hollister.

A Life Taken: Community Remembers Clara (Yoon) Ji

Ji was tragically murdered in December. A GoFundMe has been started to help the daughters during this difficult time.

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Ambitious fundraising goal set for a milestone year at the YMCA of the San Benito County

Financial assistance for memberships, summer camp, diabetes prevention, summer camp and more supported through donations to the Annual Campaign

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San Benito County Sheriff’s Office Issues Scam Alert Advisory

The SBC Sheriff’s Office received reports that a scam phone call has re-surfaced in which the caller identifies him/herself as a Deputy with the San Benito County Sheriff’s Office.

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Gavilan's Hollister site a hub for new, returning Gavilan College students

The Briggs Building in downtown Hollister is a magnet for Gavilan College students. With Spring semester underway, there is still time to register for Late-Start classes.

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Alba Coast Winery is in San Benito County and has a history of premium winemaking.

Alba Coast Winery is Dawning a New Name in Paicines

Alba Coast Winery located in Paicines provides Delicato with an additional four million cases of growth capacity.

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Gabilan Kinship Center Scholarships Available

Gabilan Chapter Kinship Center is offering two scholarships this year. Applications are due April 30, 2018.

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Map of County Express Bus Route

COG to Hold Public Transit Meetings

The meetings will be held in both San Juan Bautista and Hollister.

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Photo from a 2017 San Benito County Business Council meeting.

San Benito County Business Council Announces Goals for 2018

They also announced that in 2017 2017 they increased their operating budget by more than 60% and membership by 18%.

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View of Bear Gulch Reservoir

Pinnacles seeks local youth for paid weekend positions

Pinnacles National Park is seeking local youth interns of ages 18 - 35 for a paid position on weekends/holidays this Spring!

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Arts Council Announces County Arts Showcase

The San Benito County Office of Education and the San Benito County Arts Council invite the community to attend its County Arts Showcase.

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Carmen and Frank Pérez at Mission San Juan Bautista. Photo courtesy of Donna Silva (DLynn Photography).

SJB Couple is Golden Together

On March 18, long-time, San Juan residents, Frank and Carmen Pérez, will celebrate 50 yrs. of marriage

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Pinnacles Condor Fund receives gift in memory of local reporter Kate Woods

As a long-time San Benito County resident, Woods was adamant about preserving and protecting the natural heritage of her home.

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Photos by: Jack Foley San Benito County Jail Commander Tony Lamonica sits in on Nick Fortino’s Personal and Career Development class during a session Feb. 7 with women inmates. The class is part of joint effort by Sheriff Darren Thompson and Gavilan Community College to help inmates become productive citizens and to reduce recidivism.

Gavilan Community College and San Benito County Sheriff’s Department team up to help jailed women and men

College’s jailhouse education program is designed to get inmates back to a productive life and reduce recidivism.

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County Supervisor Robert Rivas is a strong supporter of LGBTQ rights

Equality California Endorses Robert Rivas for Assembly

Civil Rights Group Recognizes Rivas' Support of the LGBTQ Community.

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Drew McAlister, center, president of the Aromas-San Juan Unified School District board of trustees, talks to those attending the State of the District meeting Wednesday night at San Juan School. At right is Superintendent Michele Huntoon. At left is trustee Jose Flores.

Parents, students, teachers hear state of Aromas-San Juan Unified School District report

The Aromas-San Juan Unified School district is in good shape, but there's plenty of room for improvement.

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Hollister City Council approves amendment to ordinance to allow adult-use in cannabis supply chain, excluding dispensaries

Taking into consideration that recreational marijuana will eventually out pace medical use, the council approved a change to city ordinance to allow recreational production and distribution, but no dispensaries.

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Life Skills students get a kick out of competing

San Benito High School held its inaugural Gifted Soccer game on Feb. 8, offering Life Skills students a chance to compete in a friendly yet competitive match

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