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San Benito High School sophomore AVID students helped fill bags with donated items to be delivered to the homeless shelter on Dec. 19. Photo by Adam Breen.

High school students to present gift bags to local homeless

Students in Laurie Chavez's AVID 10 class at San Benito High School packaged items donated by the community to make the season a bit brighter for area homeless.

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Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File Photo.

Congressman Panetta on passage of 2018 Farm Bill

Legislation passed Dec. 12 regulates federal farm programs and nutrition assistance. It includes provisions that Congressman Panetta advocated for.

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Management Services Director Mike Chambless at a Hollister City Council meeting. File photo.

Hollister City Council approves partial sludge removal

Councilmembers hope it gives city about three years to come up with short, median and long-term plans.

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Photo provided by the Hollister Police Department.

Inebriated driver crashes into residence

According to police, field sobriety test revealed "high level intoxication" and drugs also located inside vehicle.

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Happy Rooster in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

San Juan Bautista restaurant closes

The Happy Rooster in downtown serves last customers.

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Pinnacles National Park seeks local interpretation and education intern applicants

Intern will lead programs like field trips and night hikes.

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Buckaroo Jacob trying his hand at roping the calf dummy. Photo by Blaire Strohn.

Baler Buckaroos get a taste of rodeo

San Benito High School FFA and Associated Student Body hold rodeo for Life Skills students.

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Runners at the 10 Mile starting line in early 2018. Photos provided by Amalia Ellis.

Mission 10 race returns in January

Registration now open for 36th annual run.

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Sustaining Donors help BenitoLink grow. Graphic courtesy of Pixabay.

BenitoLink sustaining donors double their investment

Monthly donations bolster BenitoLink’s financial health.

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Photos by Malia Chang.

Dance concert steps into San Benito High School auditorium

Shows feature works performed by classes and clubs.

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Robert Rivas. File photo.

Rivas takes oath of office

The former county supervisor will represent San Benito County, Watsonville, Gilroy, Morgan Hill, the Salinas Valley and Big Sur at the state level.

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(Left) Mayor Jim West at a San Juan Bautista City Council meeting in October 2018. Photo by Noe Magaña.

San Juan Bautista Mayor Jim West passes away

No cause of death has been given at this time.

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MBEP event was packed all day. Panels talked on several topics and then groups broke up into smaller sessions for discussions. Photo by Leslie David.

Panel forecasts 15.5 percent regional growth in 20 years

Monterey Bay Economic Partnership says ‘urban suburbia’ describes the future of San Benito, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties.

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Pledge donations grow, supporting our own local news

Take a minute and peruse the growing list of community members who have pledged their support for local online news.

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More rain on its way

New storm will bring wind and showers back to the region.

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Volunteers counting ballots on Nov. 6, 2018 while observers await for result updates. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Final election results headed to Supes for approval

Expected to be adopted at Dec. 11 meeting.

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All three large grocery outlets in Hollister now have romaine lettuce. Photos by John Chadwell.

Romaine lettuce back on grocery shelves

Look for product labels with harvest location and date.

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The Allendale Project on Vista Park Hill will include 287 homes and extend North Road from San Felipe Road to Buena Vista Road.

Build, and here they come

A big-picture look at new housing development and growth in San Benito County.

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