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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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Toy Drive in Hollister brings holiday spirit

Residents come together giving gifts to others.

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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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Lilla Bell and Beth Hitchcock will compete in the Last Chance Jackpot Dec. 7  for a spot in the Champions Dual on Dec. 8. Photo courtesy Nikki Bell.

Local cowgirls set to compete in Las Vegas

First time roping calves in Sin City.

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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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Santa Claus is coming to the San Benito County Free Library

Community members invited to participate in 12th annual Holiday Program.

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Annual CHP toy drive begins

Toy collection bins outside of Walgreens in Hollister.

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The San Benito High School Board of Trustees on Nov. 13 recognized 72 Advanced Placement Scholars, including the following students who scored 3 or higher on three or more AP exams: (From L to R) Jose Velarde Ruiz, Allison Okamoto, Amanda Navarro, Melissa Abonce, Ricardo Arteaga, Jack Barajas, Bailey Carmichael, Vanson Chan, Trent Hurtado, Alan Juarez, and Dennys Lopez Vega. Photos by Adam Breen.

Advanced Placement scholars honored

San Benito High School students recognized for their stellar performance on AP testing in the 2017-18 school year.

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Mr. O's Jazz Band in 2017. Photo provided.

Christmas performing arts celebration

Free event offers a mix of musical styles with a holiday theme.

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34th Annual Breakfast with Santa

Hollister Recreation hosts event on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Vets Memorial Building in downtown Hollister.

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Photo provided by San Benito County Arts Council.

San Benito County Arts Council joins Giving Tuesday to raise funds for Arts in Education program

Working to bring the arts to local students, including low-income youth, students with special needs, incarcerated youth at Juvenile Hall and students at Title 1 schools.

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Attendees showed support of honorees by waving their napkins in the air. Photo courtesy of Marisa Duran photograpy.

Local individuals and groups honored on National Philanthropy Day

Recognized for their efforts to make San Benito County a better place.

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Photo provided by JMM Dance Co.

Inclusive and bilingual dance classes for the community

Enrollment for new session of dance classes with JMM Dance Co. now open with additional locations.

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Two teens wearing jeans and sneakers. Photo courtesy of Pexels.

COMMUNITY OPINION: High-school struggles are real, even more so for parents of teens

The school year is in full swing, yet some are still having trouble adjusting.

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Photo provided by San Benito High School.

Multiple measures indicate student success at SBHS

Recently-released academic data shows shrinking opportunity gaps for many student groups at San Benito High School.

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Hollister Boy Scout Troop 436 reaching into a pile of compost at Recology's South Valley Organics facility in Gilroy. Photo provided.

Hollister Boy Scout Troop sees composting site up close

Troop learns compost can offer environmental benefits for San Benito County.

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Camaxtli Torres (second from left) performed with his family and an Aztec dance group at Saturday's event. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Dia de los Muertos draws a crowd

Student works and performances featured at annual San Benito High School celebration.

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