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San Benito County Association of Realtors goes for affordable housing grant

Potential $50,000 in grant funding could go to first time homebuyers if approved.

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San Benito County Free Library launches movie streaming service

Library cardholders now have free access to more than 30,000 classic, independent, foreign language and educational films.

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San Benito County Supervisor Mark Medina. Photo by John Chadwell.

COLUMN: Notes From The Chair

San Benito County Supervisor Mark Medina writes about a recent board meeting in this latest column.

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Homeless encampment in San Benito County. File photo.

Homeless census conducted in San Benito County

Count enables HUD to determine local funding needs.

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San Benito County Supervisor Mark Medina speaking at the 2018 Election Forum hosted by BenitoLink, San Benito County Farm Bureau, and Youth Alliance. File photo.

COLUMN: Notes From The Chair

In this latest column, County Supervisor Mark Medina talks about what took place during a recent meeting.

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Local author Josh Oelrich. Photo by John Chadwell.

Meet local author Josh Oelrich at the library

Q and A portion to follow book reading.

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Children being read to during story time at the San Benito County Free Library. Photo provided.

Bilingual Family Story Time at the San Benito County Free Library

Children and their families invited to enjoy story time Thursdays from 4 p.m to 5 p.m. beginning Feb. 7.

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Assemblyman Robert Rivas (right) at a Jan. 2019 art exhibit in Gilroy. Photo by Leslie David.

Q and A with Assemblyman Robert Rivas

The former county supervisor responds to questions concerning statewide issues, finances and local representation in Sacramento.

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Farmworkers in San Benito County. Photo by John Chadwell.

Panetta and others introduce legislation to provide earned pathway to citizenship to farmworkers

"This bill provides these men and women with a way to earn their citizenship by contributing to our agriculture and our communities," Panetta said.

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Impact of the 2017 flooding on Lovers Lane. Photo courtesy of San Benito County Office of Emergency Services.

County Office of Emergency Services issues weather advisory

OES notes possibility of power outages and cautions residents to be aware of downed power lines and trees, standing water, potential flooding, and more.

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Mixed weather on the horizon

Wind and rain expected by Tuesday, January 8.

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Covered California open enrollment ends January 15

Next week is the deadline for coverage to start February 1.

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Congressman Jimmy Panetta (third from left) with his family in Washington D.C. Photo provided by the Office of Congressman Jimmy Panetta.

Congressman Jimmy Panetta takes oath of office

Second term representing San Benito County in Washington D.C.

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A large tree near 7-11 on San Benito and Hawkins Street blew over during a 2017 storm. Photo by Joshua Miller.

Wind advisory coming this weekend

In effect most of Saturday, Jan. 5.

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Assemblyman Robert Rivas. File photo by John Chadwell.

Assemblyman Robert Rivas announces committee assignments

State representative assigned to committees for Agriculture, Appropriations, Government Organization, Local Government and Rules.

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San Benito Open Studios artist Michaela Graves showcasing her work at the Open Studios Art Tour 2018. Photo provided by Arts Council.

Arts Council announces 2019 opportunities for artists and organizations

Applications now open for Arts Express! Grant Program and Open Studios Art Tour.

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New 2019 hours for the San Benito County Free Library

Expansion of hours the result of community desire for additional service.

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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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The Bureau of Land Management is responsible for thousands of acres in San Benito County and the surrounding areas. Photo courtesy of BLM.

BLM Central Coast Field Office lifts emergency fire restrictions

The public is reminded to remain cautious when recreating on public lands to prevent a wildfire.

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Veterans Day Parade in 2016. Photo by John Chadwell.

Veterans Day Parade set for November 11

This year all San Benito County WWII Veterans will be honored as Grand Marshals at the 17th annual event.

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