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Two sample carts displayed during the meeting as Recology General Manager Phil Couchee speaks to the Hollister City Council. Consultant Kevin McCarthy sits to his left. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Hollister City Council approves new garbage rates

Deal includes green cart for yard and food waste.

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Both candidates attended October 18th's Election Forum in Hollister. Photo by ohn Chadwell.

Election 2018: State Senate District 12

Anna Caballero and Rob Poythress running for state senate seat in November.

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Daytime paving operation on Highway 156 expected Oct. 23 and 24

Roadwork consists of grinding and paving wheel tracks at intersection.

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Election 2018: Hollister City Council District 3

Three candidates compete for one council seat.

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Hollister City Hall. Photo by John Chadwell.

Election 2018: Hollister City Council District 2

Incumbent Mickie Luna set to face Rolan Resendiz in November.

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San Benito High Balers play against Los Gatos on Sept. 7 in Salinas. Photo by Malia Chang.

Balers take on the competition

San Benito High School football has two more games this season.

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Reverse-angle parking was striped by the City of Hollister in front of San Benito High School on Friday, Oct. 12. Photo by Adam Breen.

City implements reverse-angle parking in front of high school

The new configuration is designed to reduce the double-parking that occurs on both sides of the street in front of the school, while also relieving parking congestion in the surrounding neighborhood.

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Discovery Classic is set for October 20. Photo courtesy Discovery Classic website.

Discovery Classic Bicycle Ride set for Saturday Oct. 20

20- and 50-mile rides will pass through San Benito’s iconic landscapes.

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Election 2018: California 20th Congressional District

Incumbent Jimmy Panetta faces off against Ronald Paul Kabat in the November race.

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There are seven candidates vying for two seats on the San Benito Health Care District board who will have a say in the hospitals future operations. Photo by John Chadwell.

Election 2018: San Benito County Healthcare District Zones 2 and 4

Zone 2 candidates include Josie Sanchez, Frank Barragan and Ross Blasingame. The four candidates for Zone 4 include Don Winn, Mary Casillas, Jason Noble and Ann Ross.

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About 150 people came to hear candidates speak at the Election Forum Oct. 11 at San Benito High School Auditorium.

Oct. 11 Forum Informal Survey results and schedule for Oct. 18 Forum

BenitoLink, San Benito County Farm Bureau and Youth Alliance host nonpartisan forum.

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Hollister city crew erects 128 feet of fence cordoning off dog park and picnic area at Hollister Municipal Airport where large anomalies were detected. Photos by John Chadwell.

Airport dog park closed indefinitely

Radar survey of area underway after a live bomb was unearthed and defused.

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South County is part of District 4. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Election 2018: San Benito County Supervisor District 4

Incumbent candidate Jerry Muenzer and Hollister City Councilman Jim Gillio still in the running.

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As Supervisor Robert Rivas departs the county in his run for State Assembly, Peter Hernandez and Pat Loe hope to fill his seat after November. Photo by John Chadwell.

Election 2018: San Benito County Supervisor District 3

Former supervisor Pat Loe and business owner/Hollister School District Trustee Peter Hernandez are running for the District 3 seat.

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Terri Wilson (left) and Mercedes Berglund cut the ribbon with school staff behind them. Photo by Noe Magaña.

San Benito High School holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for Nash Road closure

Speakers reflect on the time and work put into closing the gates.

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Hollister Recreation to host “Treat Streets” downtown

Event features contests, music and candy.

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Southbound Highway 101 guardrail repair begins Oct. 17

Several guardrails recently hit and damaged in median. Delays expected in the San Juan Bautista area.

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Election 2018: North County Joint Union School District

Two seats are up on the school board that serves North County in San Benito County.

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Business organizations to host "Meet the Candidates" Reception

The San Benito County Chamber of Commerce, Business Council and Hispanic Chamber of the Central Coast are collaborating to host a reception October 18 for the business community to engage candidates for local offices in the November mid-term elections.

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