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Dr. Armstrong, an Obstetrician-Gynecologist in Hollister

Philanthropy with a medical perspective

Keynote speaker Dr. Ralph Armstrong shared his perspective as a local physician on the importance of giving back where you live during National Philanthropy Day dinner celebration.

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Walking San Benito: Griswold Hills

This is the sixteenth in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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Jim Gillio with daughter Alison and wife Tricia. (Photo courtesy Jim Gillio)

Hollister Councilman Gillio announces candidacy for Supervisor Dist. 4

If elected, Gillio would represent District 4, which covers a vast area from Cielo Vista in Hollister all the way to the outlying communities of New Idria and Bitterwater.

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South County Cal-SOAP College Fairs to be hosted by San Benito and Gilroy high schools

13th annual fairs will be held Oct. 26 at SBHS in Hollister -- students of all ages are invited, along with their parents

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Soccer at Veteran's Memorial Park. Photo by Jim Ostdick

Walking San Benito: Hollister Parks Loop I

This is the eleventh in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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San Benito High School

Brief "Shelter in Place" at San Benito High School

According to Hollister Police Department, San Benito High School students were kept in locked classrooms for just over 15 minutes.

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LETTUCE CELEBRATE! San Benito County Fair September 28th - October 1st at the Bolado Park Event Center

Lettuce Celebrate! San Benito County Fair is in bloom

Entries close Friday, Sept. 8; Chamber Mixer & Pick Up Party Sept. 13; Kick Off Dinner Sept. 23; Horse Show events Sept. 22-24; Fair runs Sept. 28-Oct. 1

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Walking San Benito: Mudstone Ranch

This is the 10th in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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OPINION: It’s time for our community to become one

County supervisor says residents, elected officials and business owners need to collaborate and communicate for the betterment of the community

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Bill to reopen Clear Creek Recreation Area passes Congress

The legislation to open the 63,000-acre area and designate a wilderness area was unanimously approved and now heads to Senate

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Kate Woods eulogized by former colleague

Former owner of The Pinnacle newspaper recalls Kate Woods as a "musician, artist, writer, activist, humorist, story teller, caretaker, survivor"

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Kate Woods was a renowned violinist and pioneer in mariachi music

Journalist, artist Kate Woods dies in car accident

Woods was known and loved for her sharp wit and commitment to social justice. She also pushed the EPA to clean up an abandoned mercury mine in New Idria that polluted local waterways.

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Gathering to celebrate the life of local author and activist, Kate Woods

Locals will gather on the 400 Block at sunset on Friday, May 26 to celebrate the journalist who died in a car crash in rural San Benito County

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MBEP Co-Chairman Bud Colligan joins the breakout session on Agtech led by John Hartnett, CEO of SVG Partners

Regional Economic Summit recap: Spotlight on jobs, housing is key

Annual economic summit hosted by the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership highlights improving economy, challenges to job creation: housing, workforce development, collaboration

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Business Council to host San Benito County Water Forum

April 21 water forum to feature national, state, regional and local experts to inform farmers, businesses, leaders, staff and community on the state of local water

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Martha Metzger was a professional singer who performed in the United States and abroad.

Martha Metzger Scholarship available

Students from Anzar, San Benito and San Andreas high schools are eligible

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Man wearing an ugly sweater

Come celebrate the holiday season in style

The county library invites teens to show off their creativity during its first-ever Ugly Holiday Sweater Design Competition. The library also seeks volunteers of any age for its annual children’s holiday program

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Bill to re-open Clear Creek moves forward

If enacted, the Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act would direct the BLM to reopen the 75,000 acre Clear Creak Management Area in San Benito and Fresno counties for public recreational use

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Workforce Development Board Hosts Resource Event, Wrapping Up Business Survey

The San Benito County Workforce Development Board hosted a successful, free business resource event and continues with a business outreach and survey program to help sustain and grow commerce in San Benito county.

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Dr. Mike Schmoker addresses a joint school board meeting of all San Benito County school districts

Expert to San Benito Educators: Keep it Simple

San Benito County educators hear from an expert on being more effective

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