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San Benito Cattlewomen successfully handed out 600 bags at the Hollister Farmer’s Market. Photo provided.

San Benito Cattlewomen Beef Bag Giveaway A Success

San Benito Cattlewomen had a successful reusable bag giveaway with over 1,500 bags distributed to the residents of San Benito County.

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Manuel Silva rides in the lead. Photo courtesy San Benito County Historical Society.

Saddle Horse Association Museum set to reopen

The grand reopening of the newly expanded museum is Friday, June 22 and coincides with the first day of the 2018 Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo.

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Heat Advisory for inland San Benito County until 8 p.m. Saturday, June 23

The heat advisory is in place for most of the inland Greater San Francisco Bay Area, inland Monterey County, and inland San Benito County.

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Eden Rift is one of the local wineries participating in the tasting event. File Photo.

Wine and Beer Tasting at Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo this Friday June 22

The Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo will hold their no-host wine and beer tasting event at Bolado Park before the rodeo starts.

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Amateur Radio Field Day taking place June 23

The local amateur radio association is taking part in a national exercise Saturday, June 23 at Christmas Hill Park in Gilroy. The event is free and open to the public.

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Photo by Noe Magaña

Speedsters turn San Benito County into race course

Santa Clara Valley Model T Ford Club used Hollister as a home base for the Endurance Run. The roads in the San Jose area have become too populated.

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Kelly Mulville stands near sheep at Paicines Ranch in Paicines on June 14. Herbicide sprayed on weeds along Cienega Road in April by a San Benito County Public Works crew drifted onto the organic ranch. An investigation is underway. Photo by Tom Leyde.

Herbicide drift causes headache for organic farm

The Agricultural Commissioner's Office and California Certified Organic Farmers are investigating the incident.

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Demolition of Andy Hardin Field is underway. It will be replaced by a new stadium that will be used by San Benito High School football, track and field, soccer, lacrosse, and field hockey teams. Photo provided.

A busy summer of campus construction at San Benito High School

Superintendent thanks voters for support of Measures G and U, which are funding educational and athletic facility upgrades at San Benito High School.

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Kids at the Park 2017. Photo provided.

Kids at the Park to celebrate 25th Anniversary

Kids at the Park to celebrate the healthy growth of children by proving more than 30 interactive learning stations.

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OPINION: Workers Commute to Santa Clara for More Jobs and Bigger Bucks

For those whose skills are in-demand and who can take the grind of the daily commute the motivation is simple – more jobs and higher pay.

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Local San Benito County Jail inmates share creative writing

Stories shared from a creative writing workshop in partnership with Gavilan College.

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Cowboys and cowgirls herded longhorn cattle during the Downtown Parade on Saturday morning. Photo's courtesy of Blaire Strohn.

A San Benito County Tradition Returns to Rodeo Parade

Downtown Hollister was full of excitement and livestock Saturday morning as locals gathered to celebrate the return of the Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo Parade.

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Photo of the Beaver Fire by Noe Magana

Beaver Fire blazes in San Benito County

The fire is located off Coalinga Highway and Airline Highway, East of King City.

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Jack Preader received his Adaptive Tricycle in 2013. Photo provided.

COLUMN: Refer a Child, Help Make a Difference

The Martin Rajkovich Children’s Fund (MRCF) has been helping critically or chronically ill children in San Benito County since 2007.

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Supervisors supported Measure C to test voters' mood for cannabis before moving forward on growing ordinance. Photos by John Chadwell.

Residents plead for county to expedite cannabis growing ordinance

Residents turned out at a recent San Benito County Board of Supervisors meeting to encourage them to move forward on a cannabis growing ordinance as quickly as possible after the passage of Measure C.

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Summer Safety Steps to Keep You and Your Family Safe and Healthy

Summer is a great time to enjoy different indoor and outdoor activities. But every summer, children and adults are injured or die from drowning, falls, and other summer activity-related accidents. Additional risks include heat-related illnesses.

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This 1956 Chevy Bel Air won best of show at last year's event. Photo provided.

32nd Street Festival Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

Over 200 beautiful cars and trucks and 8,000 festival goers will descend upon downtown to catch up with friends and family while admiring the vehicles on display.

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The Saturday, June 2 event included 14 artists, two tattoo artists, and DJ on site. Photo credit Becky Bonner.

Rose Moon Pop-up Art Show at Vertigo Coffee Roasters in San Juan Bautista

With around 200-250 people attending Saturday's event, Vertigo Coffee Roasters "Rose Moon Pop-up Art Show" created culture and a sense of connection for all involved

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County selects Don Chapin Company to fix Southside Road

The portion of Southside Road has been closed since May 30.

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BenitoLink Board President Rohit Sharma (center) hands BenitoLink donor (left) Debbie Simmons four Disneyland tickets. BenitoLink Executive Director Leslie David is on the far right.

BenitoLink Announces Disneyland Ticket Winner

Just retired from Pinnacles National Park, BenitoLink drawing winner Debbie Simmons is looking forward to her upcoming Disneyland trip.

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