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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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Photo provided by Hazel Hawkins Hospital.

Pediatrix Medical Group to join Hazel Hawkins Hospital

Partnership with a MEDNAX affiliate that also provides services to Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose.

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Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Election 2018 Roundup

A compilation of coverage of San Benito County political races and ballot measures.

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Carts on display by Recology at an October 2018 Hollister City Council meeting. The green cart is part of the bundle of new rates. Photo by Noe Magaña.

New recycling programs coming to San Benito County November 1

Recycling levels expected to increase to meet state mandates.

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Omar Rodriguez speaks with voters while campaigning for the open Superior Court Judicial seat. Photo provided.

Omar Rodriguez focuses on San Benito County’s future in race for open judicial seat

The former Haybaler discusses his roots in the region and what he would bring to the bench.

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Photo courtesy of the Cal Fire San Benito-Monterey Unit Facebook Page.

Prescribed burn planned for San Benito County

Smoke to be visible from Hollister, San Benito County, Santa Clara Valley and Salinas Valley.

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CAB Members and families volunteered for annual Spring Cleanup. Photo provided.

San Benito County Community Action Board seeking applications

Applications intended for local nonprofit and not for profit groups.

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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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Briggs Building in downtown Hollister. File photo.

Election 2018: Gavilan Community College Trustee Areas 5 and 7

Two seats up on the community college board that serves Santa Clara County and San Benito County.

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Gavilan College holds National Coming Out Day event Oct. 9

Rainbow flag will be raised at Gilroy campus for first time.

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Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. Photo by John Chadwell.

Salinas Valley turns down partnership with Hazel Hawkins Hospital

No official partnership after months of negotiations leaves San Benito County's only hospital searching for another collaborator.

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Photo courtesy of Youth Alliance.

Youth Alliance Change Makers event set for September 22

Godfather of wine Gustavo Brambila is expected to attend this year's event.

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The annual wine and food tasting event held by Gablian Chapter Kinship Center. Photo provided.

Gabilan Chapter Kinship Center Celebrates 62nd Wine & Food Tasting

Fundraiser supports scholarships to college-bound foster and adopted youth.

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Goat Hill Girls performing at the 25th annual Good Old-Fashioned Bluegrass Festival on Aug. 10, 2018. Photo by Joshua Miller.

PHOTOS: 25th Annual Good Old-Fashioned Bluegrass Festival

Check out photos from Day Two of the music festival held at San Benito County Historical Park.

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Election 2018: Candidate list and ballot measures for November 6

Some races not on ballot due to lack of necessary number of candidates.

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Courtesy of Youth Alliance.

Youth Alliance honors 2018 Community Change Makers

Youth Alliance is hosting the annual Change Makers event on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at the Willey Cultural Center in downtown Gilroy beginning at 4:00pm. There will be entertainment, auctions, wine tastings, and a celebration of Change Makers.

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Attorney Stephan Barber. Photo provided by JRG.

Top NorCal Litigation Attorney joins JRG

Top Bay Area litigation attorney Stephan Barber joins JRG Attorneys at Law as Partner and Director of Litigation.

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